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Casual Friday Sixers Links: A Cavalier Stance On Tanking

We'll bring the links, you bring the discussion. Casual Friday open thread discussion fun for everyone! In this week's edition of Casual Friday we explore whether or not the Sixers are too bad, video podcasting, and saying goodbye to Evan Turner.

Too busy eating cookie dough Oreos to complain about foul calls
Too busy eating cookie dough Oreos to complain about foul calls
Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to another edition of Casual Friday Sixers Links!


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A single tear rolls down the cheek of Byron Mullens.

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Do the Sixers have an asset in Eric Maynor? - Derek Bodner
The more I think about it the more I am amazed Sam Hinkie could not turn Kwame Brown into an asset.

Reflecting on the Evan Turner Era - Michael Levin
"How can you say goodbye to me like that I was fouled that one time!"

"Yes, Evan, I know. You were fouled. You and every non-superstar."

"Exactly! You see what I mean! I say we should do something."

"Evan, I do not think you understand what's going on here."

"Yes I do I was fouled why can't you people see that?"

"Because you complain every time you are marginally touched and it instantly loses credibility with the officials."

"But if I'm fouled I'm fouled I need to let people know I was fouled because they fouled me. Don't you understand what's going on here?"

76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: It's So Hard To Say Goodbye - Roy Burton
Pour one out for Spencer and America.

Thaddeus Young's Lonely Island on the Post-Deadline Sixers - Roy Burton
Thaddeus Young's Lonely Island, coming this Fall to CBS.

Liberty Ballers Hoops Hangout Podcast and Facebook Ticket Giveaway - Jake Fischer
The next Shane Dawson is in here, somewhere.

Dreadful Armada: Are the Sixers Too Dreadful? - Sean O'Connor

Liberty Ballers at the Movies: Blue Chips - Tanner Steidel


The NBA is no more competitively balanced than it was 15 years ago - SB Nation
Good job good lockout

Sunday Shootaround: The Continued Detonation Of The Philadelphia 76ers - SB Nation
Sue Flannery for royalties, Roy! SUE FOR ROYALTIES!

Daily Dime: Clash Of The Tankin's - ESPN
Never forget Buxers Day.

Meet the Dela-weird 87ers - Grantland
The only thing that could make me love Thanasis Antetokounmpo more is the ability to write his name without the use of copy and paste.

Will the Sixers win again this season? -
That it's February and this is a legitimate point of debate is the most beautiful thing ever.

One last chat about Evan Turner with Liberty Ballers' Michael Levin - The 700 Level
"Why don't I ever get that foul call? It just does not make sense to me."

"Oh, Evan, you complain about as well as you defend. Now get lost."

About that conditional pick from the 76ers - Celtics Blog
Let me taste those sweet, sweet tears.


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Now, discuss! Happy Friday!

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