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VIDEO: Mikal Bridges And Mom, a Sixers Employee, Celebrated Getting Drafted By Philly Before He Was Traded to Suns

The Big Lead logo The Big Lead 6/22/2018 Ryan Glasspiegel
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Mikal Bridges was drafted 10th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. This had to have been his lifelong dream. He grew up there, and his mom is a team employee! They celebrated:

Look how excited she was in an interview with ESPN's Maria Taylor:

And then it all came crashing down. Bridges was traded to Phoenix, who is sending Zhaire Smith and a 2021 first round pick back to Philly. Worse yet, nobody told Bridges, who was giving interviews to the media_

It's a cold world out there. I for one will be rooting for Bridges to make the Sixers rue the day they made this move by becoming a bona fide superstar.


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