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Casual Friday Sixers Links wants to go to the soccer game with Joel Embiid

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 watch Joel Embiid watch soccer.

would be a fine left back
would be a fine left back
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Welcome to another edition of Casual Friday Sixers Links!

Housekeeping:

• His trade was always going to be a necessary inevitability, but man it's going to be sad watching the Sixers this season without Thad Young. All the best to him in Minnesota.

• Missing you, Thad Young :'(

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BEST OF LIBERTY BALLERS:

Goodbye Thad Young posts: Goodbye, Thaddeus Young: Former Sixer and Golden Boy of a Bland Era (Jake Fischer)The Thaddeus Young Trade Was An OK But Sobering Exchange (Derek Bodner)Why The Thaddeus Young Trade Was A Good Move (Matt Carey)
Tradeus Young

76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: What Did The Fox Say - Roy Burton
What does the Phanatic say?

Reflecting on the Anthony Bennett Sixers Era - Michael Levin
We'll always have "what if?"

Remember This Guy: Hasheem Thabeet - Dave Rueter
We'll always have those 10 seconds. 10 Seconds of Summer. That should be a band name.

Explaining My Thing For European Players - Michael Baumann
Baumann's Basketball Bible

SIXERS AND OTHER BASKETBALL-RELATED LINKS:

Joel Embiid needs to be Union's permanent honorary captain - The 700 Level
All "what if Joel Embiid played soccer posts" I have brainstormed in the past week have become an endless line of Peter Crouch jokes.

Sixers GM wants Joel Embiid to take over his Twitter account - USA Today
I want Joel Embiid to take over my Twitter.

How the Sixers did - and didn't - turn a profit last year - NBA.DerekBodner.com
And an explanation of the Hasheem Thabeet trade and what the Sixers got out of it.

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REMINDER - RULES OF THE THREAD: As long as you keep it clean (no cursing and please remember to avoid stepping on bees after threading) and respectful, it's fair game. It's your thread - use it as you see fit.

Now, discuss! Happy Friday!