Casual Friday Sixers Links: Sixers Coaching Search Finally Heating Up

Brett Brown pictured on the left. Some other guy on the right. - USA TODAY Sports

We'll bring the links, you bring the discussion. Casual Friday open thread discussion fun for everyone!

Welcome to another edition of Casual Friday Sixers Links.

Housekeeping:

BEST OF LIBERTY BALLERS:

James Anderson is Everything
Lottery tickets are cool.

76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: The Sneaker Edition
Where we conclude Yeezus > Magna Carter Holy Grail.

Royce White on Fear of Flying, Relationship with Sixers
Royce is well-spoken in this Huffington Post interview. He's apparently willing to fly to SOME (read: not all) of the Sixers games. He can bus to the others.

Remember This Guy: Richard Dumas
'Legitimate Dialogue from 1995: "He's Dr. J with a jump shot." - John Lucas'
Dave is the closest thing there is to time travel.

Sixers Coaching Smoke & Mirrors: Hinkie reaches out to Bulls' Ed Pinckney, Adrian Griffin
These guys seem alright. From Kelly Dwyer: "If Philadelphia's Sam Hinkie is going after Ed Pinckney and Adrian Griffin for a head coaching job, then I am a Sam Hinkie fan. Pinckney is just a significant, big-time basketball brain, and Griff is constantly calling out opponents plays from the bench."

Sixers Talking To Snyder, Atkinson For HC Opening, Larranaga Interviewed
Quin is a fine candidate. Atkinson is player development guy. Prior Larranga interest is confirmed.

Sixers HC Update: Brett Brown and Michael Curry Rumored as Top Two Choices
One of these would be a more boring hire than the other one.

SIXERS LINKS:

Spencer Hawes Named His New Puppy ‘Reagan’ and OMG It’s Cute - The 700 Level
The most obvious dog naming of all time.

Sixers don't seem inclined to go for instant gratification - Philly.com
GOOD! They shouldn't be. Tank long, tank hard.

Sixers missed big opportunity to grab the headlines - Philly.com
Eh. I think this is a little dramatic.

Spike Eskin: Only The Media Is Bothered By Sixers Silence - CBS Philly
"When the Sixers traded Jrue Holiday, there was more Sixers traffic on this website than for any other team in Philadelphia. It wasn’t because Sam Hinkie said something, it was because he did something. That will be the ultimate indicator of the team’s popularity, what they do, not what they say."

Amen.

The Rights To Ricky Sanchez Podcast: Laying Pipe For Beno Udrih - SpikeEskin.com
Where Levin also lays pipe for Boobie [Gibson]!

Sixers receive permission to interview Heat assistant coach David Fizdale - ProBasketballTalk
Another fine candidate. Apparently a real "player's coach" guy.

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Now, discuss! Happy Friday!

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