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Casual Friday Sixers Links: Welcome to the Hinkie Era

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

Doug gives the Hinkie hire a thumbs up.
Doug gives the Hinkie hire a thumbs up.

Welcome to another edition of Casual Friday Sixers Links.

Quick things:

  • No Sixers links last week, sorry. Too busy building my Sam Hinkie shrine.
  • Draft season is upon us. Keep an eye out for our LB Big Board series.
  • 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!
  • Go like the LB Facebook page!
  • Follow LB on Twitter. We changed our handle from @Philly76ersBlog to the more aptly named @Liberty_Ballers!
  • Follow all of our wonderful writers on Twitter:
    Mike Levin (@Michael_Levin)
    Tanner Steidel (@tsteidel)
    Derek Bodner (@derekbodner)
    Dave Rueter (@wheresbenrivera)
    Justin F. (@JustinF_LB)
    Brandon Lee (@BrandonLeeSBN)
    Roy Burton (@TheBSLine)
    Rich Hofmann Jr. (@rich_hofmann)
    Mike Baumann (@MJ_Baumann)
    Sean O'Connor (@soconnor76)


Hinkie Looks To Bridge Analytic Divide
H3LL0 MY N4M3 15 54M H1NK13

A Very Important Letter to the Sixers from 6-Year-Old [Michael Levin]
All I can say is... Pank.

Behind The Scenes At The NBA Draft Lottery: Sixers Edition
Roy infiltrated the lotto on behalf of LB to acquire intel. Got some good quotes from Josh Harris in there.

No, I Do Not Want the Sixers to Re-Sign Andrew Bynum
In which Andrew Bynum is a cookie. And he crumbles.

What Can You Do To Ensure The Sixers Land A Top Three Pick?
The Sixers got stuck with the 11th pick because you did all these things WRONG.

The Sixers have a plan!


Shot Selection Round-Up: Part 2 - Hickory-High
HEY did you know the Sixers (used to) take bad shots?

"This season’s worst shot selection belongs to the Philadelphia 76ers [...] we can estimate that their shot selection may have cost them as many as seven wins this season."

Spike Eskin: Why To Like The Sixers Hire Of Sam Hinkie, And Why To Question Those Who Don’t - CBS Philly
Some encouraging Hinkie endorsements here.

Why Moultrie Saw More Minutes Towards the End: The True Story - FanPost by iladelphia
Bump n' grind.

The New Found Value Of Second Round Picks To The Sixers - FanPost by JakePavorsky
Hopefully Hinkie can find some players in the second like the Rockets have done in the past.

Debunking the "analytical" GM myth: What we can expect out of Hinkie - FanPost by Xsago
A very thorough look at Hinkie here. Basically a FAQ: Hinkie edition.


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!

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