Welcome to A Very Special Edition of Casual Friday Sixers Links.
• We are gathered here today to honor Kwame James Brown. His time as a Sixer and streak of DNP-CDs were cut way too short. But carry on we must do, but not before paying homage to Kwame one last time.
• Missing you, Kwame
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BEST OF LIBERTY BALLERS:
76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: America's Got Talent - Roy Burton
You know who else has got talent ? This guy! And Kwame!
Inside the Delaware 87ers Open Practice - Roy Burton
Some D-League prospect yummies. Kwame enjoyed yummies on the bench.
Sixers and Fans Must Be Really, Really Patient - Michael Levin
Featuring a great comments section consisting of a special Spike Eskin appearance. Kwame once made appearances on basketball courts.
The "In Lieu of Jrue" NBA Draft Prospect Watch, Part Tres - Rich Hofmann
This week Rich takes a look at some of the other top draft prospects in 2014, including Marcus Smart, Aaron Gordon, and Dante Exum. The Wizards are still searching for a superstar in lieu of Kwame.
Elegiac: Kwame Brown - Michael Baumann
The definitive Kwame Brown obituary.
Dreadful Armada: The Not-So-Smooth Jazz And Other Tanking Tidbits - Sean O'Connor
The tanking rankings are back with actual tanking rankings! Kwame may rank high on another tanking team's preferred signing list.
Tony Wroten's Growing Role Within The Sixers - Jake Fischer
Wroten In The Stars / A Million Miles Away / A Message to the main / Oh / Seasons come and go / But I will never change / And I'm on my way. Kwame's been known to belt out Tinie Tempah while he showers.
An Evening With Dr. J - Roy Burton
Better than an evening with Dr. K(wame).
The Impact Of Spencer Hawes And His Increased Range - Derek Bodner
A seriously outstanding review of Spencer Hawes's start of the season and just how good he has been this season. Kwame only increased the range of his stomach.
New Sixers Williams, Brown will get a chance - CSN Philly
A glorious chance to compete with the 2013-14 Sixers. A chance Kwame never got.
How much did Kwame Brown make per game? Per minute? Per point? - The 700 Level
ANSWER: Not enough. You can never pay Kwame enough. Though Doug Collins bless his misguided heart certainly tried.
Rights To Ricky Sanchez Podcast: MCW Free And Trade Winds Are Blowing - SpikeEskin.com
Mike and Spike rosterbate trade scenarios. Kwame rosterbates to find out which team will sign him next.
Free Omer Asik! Trade ideas from the Artists of the Trade Machine - SB Nation
Should the Sixers take on the salary of sudden tank superstar Amar'e Stoudemire? If so, what kind of message does that send to Kwame?
Film review: How MCW can improve on the pick-and-roll - Philly.com
Rich Hofmann continues his fantastic series at Philly.com breaking down film. Kwame's Thanksgiving dinner plans include the pick-up-roll.
Youngbloods: Rookie Power Rankings for 11/21/2013 - Sonics Rising
Michael Carter-Williams remains number one while once-Sixer-for-a-few-minutes Nate Wolters moves up to number three. The Wizards selected Kwame as the number one rookie in the 2001 Draft.
NEW FEATURE!!!: KWAME BROWN NEWS ITEM OF THE WEEK:
(That's right, folks. Everyone's favorite
waste of space Sixer now gets an entire section devoted to him each and every Friday. What fun quagmires will Kwame get himself into this year? Will he ever see the court? Those questions and more will be answered here throughout the season!)
Sixers Waive Kwame Brown, Darius Morris - Michael Levin
No truth to the rumor when Sam Hinkie waived Kwame, Kwame out of force of habit texted Hinkie "you'll never regret it."
REMINDER - RULES OF THE THREAD: As long as you keep it clean (no cursing and please remember to wash your hands if you eat while threading) and respectful, it's fair game. It's your thread - use it as you see fit.
Now, discuss! Happy Friday!