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The Philadelphia 76ers were reportedly close to acquiring Chicago Bulls center Andre Drummond before talks fell through just hours before the trade deadline, leaving the Sixers empty-handed in their pursuit of the veteran big man.

According to reports from Michael Scotto of HoopsHype, the 76ers were under the impression that a deal for Drummond was imminent, only for the Bulls to withdraw from negotiations at the last minute.

The Bulls had initially sought three second-round draft picks in exchange for Drummond, a price that ultimately proved too steep for Philadelphia.

Drummond, who was considered one of Chicago’s top trade assets leading up to the deadline, garnered interest from several teams, including the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks. However, despite the initial interest from multiple parties, no deal materialized for the former All-Star center.

Throughout the season, Drummond has played a role off the bench for the Bulls, averaging 8.1 points and 8.6 rebounds in just 16.7 minutes per game.