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Rumor: Sixers Expressing Interest In Becoming More Mediocre, Chris Duhon

In the quest for just about the worst season in the history of the National Basketball Association, Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting the Sixers are showing interest in perennial disappointment Chris Duhon.

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I'm restating the obvious, but the Philadelphia 76ers have made it their goal to field an extremely poor franchise, at least for this season, that is.

There may be no one better to help them with that pursuit than a professional basketball player who has actually lost to a guy who plays in a recreational league.

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! reports via Twitter that the Sixers are showing interest in nine-year veteran guard Chris Duhon. Wojnarowski also says that the New York Knicks are looking into Duhon, but their interest seems far less logical.

The former Duke star was selected in the 2nd round of the 2004 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls, and spent four seasons with the team. He then became a journeyman, playing in New York (where he averaged a career high 11.1 PPG in 2008-09), before moving to the Orlando Magic for two seasons. He spent the 2012 campaign with the Los Angeles Lakers, appearing in 46 contests, and shooting 38.2% from the floor.

Philadelphia is certainly weak at the guard position, and Duhon would give the team the backup, veteran ball handler they usually reserve a single roster spot for.

If signed, the 31 year-old would face competition with Justin Holiday, who spent time with the Sixers last year.

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