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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 20: Matisse Thybulle reacts after being drafted with the 20th overall pick by the Boston Celtics during the 2019 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 20, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Thursday night the Sixers made a trade with the Boston Celtics for the 20th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft and selected Matisse Thybulle from the University of Washington.

Thybulle is a two time Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year and has averaged 9.1 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 2.1 assists in 31.1 minutes per game last season. The 22 year old is 6-foot-5, 195 pounds, and shot 85% from the free throw line last season.

In regards to the Sixers, Thybulle told Farzetta and Tra in the Morning “They were one of the teams I wanted to be apart of from the start because I know they have a great young core with Ben & Joel & I knew I could contribute right away & for such a great city”

Thybulle is the first player to be drafted by Sixers GM, Elton Brand and excited to be a part of it.

You can check out the interview here: