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Casual Friday Sixers Links: Rumors Galore Edition

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Advanced coaching technique
Christian Petersen

Welcome to another edition of Casual Friday Sixers Links.


  • Hire a coach hire a coach hire a coach hire a coach hire a coach hire a coach please.
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Interesting Things:

Sixers draft targets -

Huh. Color me intrigued!

Sean talked about this one, but it's so intriguing I have to post it again.

H/T to yosoysean on this one.


Why A Lower-Than-Expected Cap Is A Good Thing For The Sixers
A good explanation of cap stuff. So much MATH and NUMBERS that my brain hurts. Excited for the off-season yet?

NBA Finals: 14 Minutes, 10 Points, 6 Fouls, 12 Years Later
Geiger. The greatest stat line of all time. Or at least that's what Baumann thinks.

Mount BUSTmore: Four Sixers Shrined in Granite Immortality
They said we couldn't put knees on a mountain. They were WRONG.

76ers Sunday Morning Shootaround: The Hail Mary Edition
Beware: Controversial breakfast food power rankings inside.


NBA Draft 2013 - SB Nation
SBN's NBA draft hub. Lots of goodies there.

A Brief History of George: Why Karl Is Out in Denver and Where He May Be Headed - Grantland
Interesting note from Zach Lowe in this piece. We've previously discussed Finch at LB.

"Chris Finch, a Houston assistant and coach of Great Britain’s national team, is a name to watch [for the Sixers coaching job]. Finch has also coached Houston’s D-League affiliate in Rio Grande, and developed a strong working relationship with the parent club from that perch."

Former NBA D-League Coach Chris Finch Being Considered by 76ers? - Ridiculous Upside
Give me Finch or give me pank.

Norvel Pelle remains a mystery to NBA teams after turning pro without playing college hoops - The Dagger
So intriguing.

Sixers GM Sam Hinkie lying low; no coaching hire in sight -
Come on Sixers hire someone already I'm bored and I've said that a thousand times already.


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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