PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Do you think Sam Hinkie is still laughing at this reported offer?READ MORE: $1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Travers Food Market In Delaware County
The Celtics, looking to move up in Thursday’s draft, offered the Sixers Marcus Smart, pick No. 16, and pick No. 28 for Nerlens Noel and pick No. 3 according to the LA Times.
The Sixers, of course, were not interested.READ MORE: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Says He'll Be Happy When He's Not Mayor Following Fourth Of July Shooting
After missing the 2013-14 season due to injury, Noel was the only NBA player to finish top 10 in steals and blocks per game last season. Noel averaged 9.9 points and 8.1 rebounds, to go along with just under two blocks and two steals per game.
Smart, the sixth overall pick of the Celtics in 2014, averaged 7.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 3.1 assists in 27.0 minutes per game as a rookie.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police Officer, Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputy Injured In Fourth Of July Parkway Shooting Identified
Furthermore, the report states that “multiple teams” are looking to move up in the draft. The Sixers have their No. 3 pick plus five second-round picks and with Hinkie pressing the buttons, who knows what will happen on Thursday night.