Mikal Bridges-Zhaire Smith trade analysis: What they're saying about the Sixers NBA draft move

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Sixers first round pick Mikal Bridges shows off his Villanova jacket liner with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver during the 2018 NBA draft on Thursday, June 21, 2018 in Brooklyn.

The Sixers shook things up, drafting Mikal Bridges with the No. 10 pick in the NBA draft, then trading him less than an hour later for Texas Tech wing Zhaire Smith and Miami’s first-round pick.

Bridges’ fellow Villanovan Brian Westbrook wasn’t too pleased.

But Bridges took it in stride:

What about Zhaire Smith? Well, any conversation about him should start with this:

He is lauded for being an incredible athlete.

But his shot, like many other Sixers, is still a work in progress.