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Old 07-02-2013, 08:34 AM   #1
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Default Everything You Need to Know About the Sixers

- They hired a new GM, some guy named Hinkie from the Houston Rockets, big on "analytics". No more Ed Stefanski or Tony Dileo or Billy King

- Doug Collins is out of the picture - still no head coach hired, but I do hope they keep around Aaron Mckie

- Traded Jrue Holiday to New Orleans..>I'll miss him, I forget how young he is, but he is right in that second tier of PG...got a first round pick for him.

- Traded for the Nerlens kid from Kentucky. Tore his ACL in college. I have no problem with this, I hope they keep him out until he is healthy. I also realize he is a tweener with no offensive game. Best case scenario for his career, a poor mans kevin garnett.

- Drafted a Syracuse point guard. Good long, athletic kid, supposedly a "true" point guard, but I think that means he can't shoot

- Unfortunately Evan Turner is still on the team

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Old 07-02-2013, 09:49 AM   #2
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I have to say - I love what they are doing. They are tanking, securing picks in the most loaded draft ('14) in recent memory and loading up on cap space. This is what truly needs to happen in order to become a contender in the NBA. You blow things up, start from scratch with young, high ceiling players and cap space.
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Old 07-09-2013, 06:19 PM   #3
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Living in kentucky, I saw alot of Noel. He really has no offensive game, but, despite being a 1 and done player, he was the hardest working kid they had and played with the most effort and heart. In a lost season, he tears his kneee getting back on a fast break to block a shot. He may not score a lot, but he will be a fan favorite.
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Old 07-10-2013, 09:16 AM   #4
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I think Noel can develop an offensive game. He's so young to begin with. If you look at Alonzo Mourning's freshmen stats at Georgetown, I think you'll see a lot of similarities.
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On the Wiggins train! Hopefully they get Wiggins who will be their Durant and Noel will be their Serge Ibaka.
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Great moves today!

Love this GM so far - and Billy King is up there trying to trade more old players and contracts

Granger / Eric Maynor / Draft Picks

Very Nice!
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next season should be interesting for sure. Glad they didn't trade Thad
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I see maybe 5 keepers on this team right now -- MCW, Noel, Hollis Thompson, Thad Young and possibly Tony Wroten.

Two premium picks, say Wiggins and Exum, plus a bunch of second rounders, an FA or two and possibly a sitdown with LeBron James? Consider me pumped.
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They are playing this perfectly. Let's hope they lose tonight to the Bucks. It's the Tank Bowl tonight!
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Old 03-19-2014, 07:48 AM   #10
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They have to get a top two pick at the end of this...I don't mind losing, but I hate being historically bad - I don't want this season in the record books....unless its "o yea, that's the season they tanked for Jabari Parker and won 10 straight titles"

Top two pick and get Doug McDermott with the Pelicans pick...pair with MCW and Noel..good core
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