Newark, NJ (Sports Network) - The Philadelphia 76ers made a deal to get a big
man on draft night, acquiring the rights to Arnett Moultrie from the Miami
In return, the reigning NBA champions receive the draft rights to center
Justin Hamilton (45th overall) and a future conditional first-round pick.
Moultrie, a 6-foot-11 power forward from Mississippi State, was the 27th
overall selection. He averaged 16.4 points and 10.5 rebounds per outing last
season and converted 54.9 percent of his field goal attempts.
Hamilton appeared in 96 collegiate games (81 starts) and averaged 12.9 points
and 7.2 rebounds last season at LSU.
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