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Casual Friday Liberty Links Lounge: Tankin', Tankin' is a Habit Edition

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

Not a Sixer. Or a bird.
Not a Sixer. Or a bird.

Welcome to another edition of the Liberty Links Lounge.

Quick things:


Roy's Sixers vs Nets Pre-Game Rap - "Sucking Problem"
"Girl, I'm the tanking czar
If we lose games, we'll end up with a star"

Sixers Giant Tanking Octopus: 20 Games Left to Sacrifice
How low can you take us, Lucy?

Spencer Hawes - The Frustrating Big Man
The title of this one says it all. Ironic how it was written the night before he blows a crucial layup in crunch time. Still can't get over how Doug Collins gave this guy 2 years, $13 million after watching him play bad in 2012 and get absolutely destroyed by Kevin Garnett in the ECF. Great signing, Doug.

Jerry Stackhouse on Allen Iverson
What could have been? If how hard I balled with Stack in NBA 98 on my old Compaq PC is any indication, well, let's just say things would be different.

Jrue Holiday Dunks on LeBron James, is Generally Just Wonderful



Tankadelphia? Aaron Barzilai and Sixers Draft Position - FanPost by jtjennings
According to Sixers Director of Analytics Aaron Barzilai, NBA teams may get just as much value drafting late in the lottery than in the middle, where the Sixers are hoping to fall.

Insurance will pick up the $16.9 million tab if Andrew Bynum sits out the season - Yahoo
"[...] the biggest loser will be the insurance company that has to pay Andrew Bynum $16.9 million for absolutely nothing."

Chip Kelly visits with Doug Collins -
Forward-thinking, successful, innovative head coach meets with mediocre, stubborn, stuck in the past head coach. Oh wait can you guess who is who?

At what point do fans of lottery team root for upset win? - ProBasketballTalk
Correct answer: NEVER

Doug Collins interested in a Sixers front office position? - CSN Philly
Well not having him coaching the team in the future would be great. But sticking around in the front office and having a say in basketball decisions...? Ugh, please just go away Doug.

Jerry Stackhouse reflects on Sixers, Allen Iverson - CSN Philly
Goes with the Stack article I already linked to.

DeAndre Jordan, Brandon Knight and the dunk heard 'round the world - SB Nation
I'm not being a homer if I say Jrue's dunk was better, right? (No, I'm being a homer. This was great.)


REMINDER - RULES OF THE THREAD: Keep it clean - no cursing and please remember to bathe before threading. It's your thread - use it as you see fit.

Now, discuss! Happy Friday!

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