Welcome to another edition of Casual Friday Sixers Links!
• Use this edition of
Casual Friday Casual Saturday to re-live the aftermath of the draft lottery. You can even bookmark this page and refer to it whenever you feel upset and want to remember happier times.
• Not missing you, Draft Lottery nerves
• 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 the weekly links post too. You'll be famous!
• For new post updates and draft commentary from our writers, follow LB on Twitter - @Liberty_Ballers, and be the first to know the next time LB gets a Twitter shoutout from Molly Sullivan.
• Follow all of our wonderful writers on Twitter:
Mike Levin (@Michael_Levin)
Tanner Steidel (@tsteidel)
Derek Bodner (@DerekBodnerNBA)
Dave Rueter (@wheresbenrivera)
Justin F. (@JustinF_LB)
Brandon Lee Gowton (@BrandonGowton)
Roy Burton (@TheBSLine)
Rich Hofmann, Jr. (@rich_hofmann)
Mike Baumann (@MJ_Baumann)
Sean O'Connor (@soconnor76)
Jake Pavorsky (@JakePavorsky)
Jake Fischer (@JakeLFischer)
Matt Carey (@RealMattCarey)
Kyle Neubeck (@NeubeckNBA)
Sohil Doshi (@Sohil_Doshi)
BEST OF LIBERTY BALLERS:
2014 NbA Mock Draft Drafts: Post Lottery Predictions - Jake Pavorsky
Everybody is taking everybody!
The 2014 NBA Draft Lottery: Envelopes Are Much Better Live - Matt Carey
They're also better when you are watching them in Levin's apartment.
Unofficial Official Sixers Draft Lottery Party Recap - Sohil Doshi
"What if I told you that 200 spirited fans came together for one moment that'd define their team's franchise?"
The NBA Draft Lottery Treated The Sixers Juuuust Fine - Michael Levin
One too many "u"s, Mike. Way to scare the people who were unspoiled yet oddly logging onto Liberty Ballers before watching on DVR.
Sacramento Kings Shopping Draft Pick, Thaddeus Young In Play? - Jake Fischer
If the Sixers can wrangle 8 while keeping 3 and 10 Hinkie will forever win at life.
2014 NBA Draft: Cleveland Cavaliers Definitely Picking Everyone - Michael Levin
Everyone in the world. We are all Cavs. Literally.
The City of Brotherly Love? A Potential Trade Is Both Interesting and Problematic - Sean O'Connor
I don't love this idea.
Revisiting the Jrue Holiday-Nerlens Noel Trade, Sam Hinkie's Masterpiece - Matt Carey
I will revisit that trade forever for the end of time. No matter what happens, that trade signified a new front office direction.
Michael Carter-Williams Makes NBA All-Rookie Team - Derek Bodner
Speaking of the Holiday-Noel trade, it allowed this to happen...
WATCH: Liberty Ballers/RTRS NBA Draft Lottery Party Video - Michael Levin
If you do not want to click to watch the comparatively stoic reactions of Michael Baumann and myself, click to watch 200 people in a bar and Mike Levin in an apartment lose their minds.
FanPost: Every NBA Lottery Team (Except One) Was One Ball Away from Winning the 1st Pick - mikesambuco
This is real neat and a fantastic reference guide if you decide to watch the actual draft lottery held behind the scenes.
SIXERS AND OTHER BASKETBALL-RELATED LINKS:
Wyc Grousbeck: Celtics will "like the guy we get" - Boston Globe
Important part of the story: Wiggins, Parker, and Embiid are likely doing a workout with the Sixers.
Exciting Envelopes: Hundreds Gather for Sixers Draft Lottery Party - CBS Philly
More party write-ups (and on-the-scene Instagram videos!)
Draft just first step in rebuilding Sixers - Philly.com
One small step for Hinkie, one giant leap for the Sixers.
Dr. J admits confusion over Sixers' 10th pick in draft lottery - Delaware County Daily Times
Way to clue Dr. J in, everyone.
REMINDER - RULES OF THE THREAD: As long as you keep it clean (no cursing and please remember to never drink contaminated water, threading or otherwise) and respectful, it's fair game. It's your thread - use it as you see fit.
Now, discuss! Happy Friday!