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The Sixers Will Try To Trade For Kawhi Leonard If They Sign LeBron James

Joel Embiid taking off his mask.

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 21: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers adjusts his facemark during a break in action in the third quarter against the Miami Heat during Game Four of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on April 21, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)

The Philadelphia 76ers are attempting to sign LeBron James in free agency this summer, but the league's best player isn't the only superstar the franchise believes it has a chance to sign this offseason.

ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Philadelphia is set to meet with LeBron's representatives in Los Angeles today. LeBron himself will not be at the meeting, though.

"James isn't expected to attend the meeting, which is the first significant chance for the 76ers to make a free-agent case to James, league sources said. Ownership and possibly interim president of basketball operations/coach Brett Brown are expected to lead the meeting with James' representatives, sources said," ESPN reports.

Marc Stein of the New York Times has added to this, saying Philadelphia's big pitch will be selling LeBron on the idea that the Sixers will potentially be able to make a trade for Kawhi Leonard.

"Philly believes it still has a real chance to win the Kawhi Leonard trade sweepstakes, league sources say," he reports.

Philadelphia definitely has the assets needed to make a trade for Leonard. Any combination of Markelle Fultz/Robert Covington/Dario Saric/future picks would be very, very enticing for the Spurs.

A Sixers team featuring LeBron-Kawhi-Ben Simmons-Joel Embiid is just ridiculous, too. The Golden State Warriors will be the favorites to win the title once again, but you'd be hard-pressed to bet against that Sixers team.