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

a zero-way player
a zero-way player
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Welcome to another edition of Casual Friday Sixers Links.

Housekeeping:

Brett Brown is the longest tenured head coach in the Wells Fargo Center according to everyone who is not a Philadelphia Soul fan.

• Missing you, Jordo

• Liberty Ballers' very own Jake Pavorsky is going to be in the Wells Fargo Center press box tonight documenting the Flyers vs. the Phoenix Coyotes for The Hockey Guys.

• Want to share some Sixers thoughts with the LB community? Write a FanPost. Do a good job on it and we may even promote it to the front page. I'll even link to it in this weekly links post too. You'll be famous!

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BEST OF LIBERTY BALLERS:

76ers Sunday Morning Shootaround: Together We Build
It is going to be beautiful hearing Marc Zumoff and Malik Rose talk about this slogan.

Countdown to Tanking: Liberty Ballers Style
Missed a Countdown post? Wish to re-live Rich's excellent analysis of Sixers Culture? Check out all our pre-season Countdown posts here!

Observations from Sixers Win Over Bilbao Basket
This may be the only vigorously celebrated win of the 2013-14 season. Enjoy it.

Brown says Sixers building chemistry ahead of Thunder clash in Manchester Tuesday
Tom Hurley filed this excellent report from Manchester in the Liberty Ballers FanPost section.

Liberty Ballers Turns Five Years Old
Over 50% of our time as a blog came during the Doug Collins era. Everyone that made it through to see today should rightfully give themselves a big pat on the back. None of this would be possible without you.

SIXERS LINKS:

Durant recalls tanking, gives Sixers advice - Philly.com
Some wise words from the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar, who presumably then advised Michael Carter-Williams to beat Doodle Jump.

Sixers Announce 2013-14 Television Schedule - NBA.com
Nationally televised games are strangely absent.

Doug Collins will work as analyst for ESPN - USA Today
Bill Simmons daily text messaging totals are set for a dramatic increase.

Rights To Ricky Sanchez Podcast: Sixers Preseason Fever, Catch It! - SpikeEskin.com
At first, Spike gives relationship advice on a podcast. Before you know it, Spike will have his own Dear Spike column in the Philadelphia Daily News.

Philadelphia 76ers: 2013-14 Preview - ESPN
Insider subscription needed. I do not subscribe and have not read this player profile piece, but Zach Lowe tweeted it, noting Tom Haberstroh called Kwame Brown a "zero-way player." I'm guessing this is worthwhile.

Nerlens Noel Bought An "I Hate Sidney Crosby" Shirt - CBS Philly
WIP Callers are now forever unsure whether Nerlens is the second coming of Andrew Bynum or a Lifelong Philly Guy. Check out Broad Street Hockey for a full view of the shirt.

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REMINDER - RULES OF THE THREAD: As long as you keep it clean (no cursing and please remember to brush your teeth before threading) and respectful, it's fair game. It's your thread - use it as you see fit.

Now, discuss! Happy Friday!