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Casual Friday Sixers Links: Quiet Off-Season Time Edition

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Welcome to another edition of Casual Friday Sixers Links.


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Liberty Ballers NBA Draft Big Board Series
Every vote helps Kwame Brown decide to decline his player option for the upcoming season.

Sixers Coaching Search: Probably After the NBA Draft
Ughhhhhh I'm impatient.

You've Got Sixers Email, Vol. 7: The Mount Bustmore Of Podcast Names
LB Podcast - Coming Soon to an Internet near you!

76ers Sunday Morning Shootaround: The Wrestling Edition
This is the best wrestling video of all time. Watch it.

Julius Erving And The Loss Of Innocence
"NBA TV aired its its incredible documentary on 76ers legend Julius Erving, "The Doctor", last night. The details that were left out of the documentary, however, were what caused a young basketball fanatic to lose the aura of innocence."

Derek does a good job here of discussing the bittersweet memories of Dr. J

JOB OPENING: Head Coach of Anonymous NBA Team in Philadelphia


NBA fines three teams for tampering - USA Today
The Sixers were not one of them. Hinkie's former team was.

Silence isn't golden for Sixers this offseason - CSN Philly
Multiple members of the media have mentioned how quiet the Sixers have been. Playing things close to the vest. Shrouded in secrecy.

Time’s Yours Podcast: Basketball Analytics Talk With Krossover CEO Vasu Kulkarni -
A good listen on how basketball analytics work, where they are headed, and how to deal with the people who say they don't need them.

Jrue Holiday's birthday present: a USA Basketball camp invitation -
Yayyyyy Jrue

VIDEO: Dr. J can still dunk at age 63
I'd say that's pretty good.

Julius Erving Through The Years - CBS Philadelphia
Photo gallery

Pistons hire Mo Cheeks after 2-month coaching search - Detroit Bad Boys
Hm. Dre to Detroit?

Interesting, but I'm not sure this will end well. Billy King gonna Billy King.


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Now, discuss! Happy Friday!

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