Welcome to another edition of the Liberty Links Lounge.
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BEST OF LIBERTY BALLERS:
Toot It Or Boot It Series!
"How many players are left on this [pooping] team?" - nyunole
76ers Sunday Morning Shootaround: The Skills Edition
Damien Wilkins is the best smelling Sixer. Obviously.
Sixers Free Agency Preview
This is the most thorough and comprehensive Sixers FA preview you will find. But what do YOU think the Sixers should do in free agency?
Sixers Want Thad Young to Work on Outside Game
Me too, but as the philosopher Jagger once said, you can't always get what you want. But can you imagine how awesome that would be if Thad added range?
Tony DiLeo searches for coach while Sixers search for GM?
I think DiLeo might be back with the Sixers in some role, but I don't think it'll be as the GM, you guys.
Coaching Search: Sixers Interested in Quin Snyder
A new and interesting name has emerged in the Sixers coaching search. Also, the Sixers probably won't start interviewing coaching candidates until this upcoming week at the earliest. SO BE PATIENT OR ELSE
Collins Era Shot Selection Review: Finger-Pointing Through Comparative Shot Charts - FanPost by BHolly
Long 2s forever.
NBA 2K13 Sixers Simulation: Make it Happen, Front Office - FanPost by Wesley Share
Alternatively titled "How the Sixers Get Andrew Wiggins"
Ten Biggest Questions for the Sixers’ Off-Season: #6. What Players Are Worth Trying to Trade For? - The 700 Level
Eric Gordon, Marcin Gortat, Derrick Favors/Enes Kanter, Omer Asik, Jeff Green, Amar'e Stoudemire, Pau Gasol, Carlos Boozer.
Interested in any?
Austin Coach Quin Snyder Joining the 76ers Staff (from 2010) - Ridiculous Upside
Check out this old article on one of the Sixers new coaching candidates.
Getting right coach essential to Sixers' future - phillyBurbs.com
How can something both matter and not matter at the same time?
Could Larry Brown be in Sixers' future? - Philly.com
Promo code: No.
Five reasons to take Sixers' head coaching job - CSN Philly
I really don't think candidates are lining up for the job because Evan Turner is here.
NBA Draft 2013: Why Alex Len is a better prospect than Nerlens Noel - SB Nation NBA
I think Len is slowly moving up higher on my board. Oh wait I don't have a board? Well he's moving up somewhere. Either way, I'm intrigued. Too bad the Sixers probably won't be able to get either of these guys.
I am Royce White - SB Nation NBA (Longform)
This is a masterful piece and well worth your time. Anxiety is no joke.
QUOTES OF THE WEEK:
"Seeing hope for the Sixers is like reading the menu board at Dairy Queen: both are currently blocked by Charles Shackleford." - nyunole
"If you're 7 feet tall but act like you're 6 feet tall, are you really 7 feet tall?" - Sean O'Connor
REMINDER - RULES OF THE THREAD: As long as you keep it clean (no cursing and please remember to bathe before threading) and respectful, it's fair game. It's your thread - use it as you see fit.
Now, discuss! Happy Friday!