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NBA Trade Deadline 2016: Sixers Acquire Joel Anthony, Second-Round Pick from Houston Rockets

The Sixers made a last-second move to acquire another second-round pick at the trade deadline.

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It took until after the 3 P.M. deadline for the Sixers to get involved in the action, but their moment finally came. Or perhaps more accurately, Sam Hinkie's moment, with the second-round hoarder swooping in to steal one at the last possible second.

This information comes courtesy of Marc Spears and Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo:

Anthony was moved as part of Detroit's deal for Donatas Motiejunas earlier this afternoon. Can't imagine he'll be here long -- the frontcourt is already loaded as it is, and Anthony's contract is non-guaranteed after this season.

There's an unfortunate casualty in the transaction, according to our friend Derek Bodner:

Long live Chu Chu. May the Sixers one day acquire his brother, Chugga Chugga.

This takes some wind out the sails of the "Hinkie has no authority" movement, given his propensity for acquiring second-round picks in previous years. He lives! The second-round obsession will never die!

Not exactly a show-stopper, but it appears the front office worked the phones until the last possible moment.

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