Raptors trade guard Richardson to Sixers

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THE TORONTO Raptors traded guard Malachi Richardson, the draft rights to forward Emir Preldzic and a future second-round draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday for cash considerations.

Richardson, 23, was a first-round pick (22nd overall) by the Charlotte Hornets in 2016. He played in 22 games as a Raptors reserve this season, averaging 1.4 points and 4.7 minutes. In 12 games with Raptors 905 in the G League, Richardson has averaged 20.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists. — Reuters