"I think it is", Brown responded when asked if reaching the Finals is a realistic goal. "This is an incredible opportunity for us to add a former No. 1 overall draft pick to our roster and to add depth to our backcourt".
After trading Fultz to the Magic, Philly dropped a press release marking the trade as official but Brand did not include a message regarding the incoming or outgoing players. However long that takes, Weltman said, the Magic are committed to helping Fultz along his road to recovery. The former top pick is now sidelined after he was diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome, which is an injury that deals with the nerves between the shoulder and neck. In addition to having a familiarity with the 21-year-old Isaac - the No. 6 pick from the same 2017 NBA Draft that Fultz headlined - the second-year guard is close friends with Bamba, who is also 20 years old. "And he's got all the ingredients, not just the physical abilities, to blossom".
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Fultz played in 19 games (15 starts) for Philadelphia this season and averaged 8.2 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 22.5 minutes per game.
"We look forward to getting him in here, getting our arms around him, understanding everything he's dealing with and getting him through it, " Weltman said. "And however long that takes, that's how long it'll take". We're going to do it right.
"His size, his skill level, his vision, his competitiveness", Weltman said. I felt sad for that.
We can't wait to see the two play together, although who knows when Fultz will actually be cleared to do so.