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Report: Sixers Trade For And Plan To Waive Hasheem Thabeet

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - March 4:  Hasheem Thabeet #34 of the Oklahoma City Thunder stands on the court against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Chesapeake Arena on March 4, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER:  User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice:  Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Richard Rowe/NBAE via Getty Images)

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – March 4: Hasheem Thabeet #34 of the Oklahoma City Thunder stands on the court against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Chesapeake Arena on March 4, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Richard Rowe/NBAE via Getty Images)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The phones at the Sixers offices must ring constantly. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Sixers and Thunder have agreed to a trade that will send Hasheem Thabeet and cash considerations to the Sixers.

The Sixers will essentially absorb Thabeet’s contract for the Thunder. Oklahoma City will create for themselves a $1.25 million trade exception for shipping away Thabeet without taking on any salary.

Stein reports that the Sixers are expected to immediately release Thabeet upon completion of the trade.

Thabeet was drafted with the second overall pick back in 2009. Since then he has averaged just 2.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in five NBA seasons. His stay in Philadelphia does not appear to be one that will last very long.

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