• September 29, 2022

Tank-a-thon 4.0

The Philadelphia 76ers, they have returned to their losing ways.  It’s time for the fans that have not already done so; shift from 8th seed playoff mindset and digest the reality of the situation. The high of a ten win January led by Joel Embiid which included a Friday night nationally televised game against the Houston Rockets has become a distant memory.

Losers of five out of their last six games, and 0-4 in the month of February, fans can encourage effort but it’s all about situating their positioning for the 2017 NBA draft lottery.

The eventual draft order for lottery teams won’t be determined until May 16th, and it’s far more than just the 76ers that dictate the percentages of how the ping pong balls may fall.  If there was ever a time for that Lakers top three protected pick to convey to Philadelphia, this is the draft class. The Kings are playing better than expected, even with the loss of Rudy Gay for the season they have not plummeted and the general manager has stated that DeMarcus Cousins will not be traded.  The Brooklyn Nets are terrible, their pick heads to the Boston Celtics, but there are a ridiculous number of bad teams in the NBA that will bottle up the bottom ten seeding.

With thirty one games left on the schedule, what should be expected for the 76ers?

First, when will Embiid play next, and how many more games should be expected for the future rookie of the year winner?  I project a dozen, which may seem like a low number, but the team knows what they have talent wise; a cautious approach should be expected based on their history with handling Embiid.

Will Ben Simmons make his NBA debut this season?  I had a feeling after Simmons went down with the injury that the 76ers would be as cautious if not more cautious then they were with bringing Embiid back.  Selfishly I l want to see Ben Simmons on the floor for a regular season NBA game before the end of the season.  I believe Coach Brown and his teammates want the same, but I don’t see it happening. Simmons like Noel and Embiid will miss his entire rookie season.

Jahlil Okafor to the New Orleans Pelicans trade rumors have been swirling for a few days with mixed reports about what form of compensation the 76ers would receive. The return value will not be what you or I think is enough for the former 3rd overall pick, the limitations on defense and lack of speed hinder the offensive game he possesses.   With Nerlens Noel a restricted free agent after this season, it’s hard to imagine any team giving up much in a trade, I see the 76ers matching any deal in the off-season and Noel remaining part of the “insurance” at center with Emiid history.

There are other role players/starters on the team that could help playoff contenders, I’m less confident with Bryan Colangelo finding ways to move these players then when Sam Hinkie was in charge.

The remainder of the 2016-2017 season for the Philadelphia 76ers will look and feel much like the month of February.  Effort will certainly not be questioned, but the lack of talent will certainly show.

 

Jeff Kolsky

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paulman
paulman
February 8, 2017 9:00 am

Continued Terrible Guard Play Defensively
From Monday Nights Game vs the below .500 Detroit Pistons

TJ McConnel a -26
Nick Stauskus a – 16

Game in Game Out these 76 Guards cannot defend the Perimter and Dribble Penetration and make average Guards they play against perform as All-Pros let alone defend any of the Good Guards of the NBA
This must be a priority or this Team/Franchise is going nowhere regardless of how well Joel Embiid plays or not…

mhenski
mhenski
February 8, 2017 9:30 am

Ben Simmons (foot) remains without an official timetable to return, and there are no guarantees he’ll get back on the court this season.
Simmons is currently recovering from a Jones fracture, which is an injury that can be easily aggravated if a player is brought along too soon. Remember, this is the same injury that Kevin Durant dealt with during the 2014-15 season and when he came back too soon he re-broke his foot and required a second surgery; the same thing happened with Cameron Payne this season. Even if Simmons does play, he’d likely only be on the court for a total of 20-22 games in an ideal scenario, and it’d be unlikely he’d ever exceed the 20-minute mark this year. He’s not a great standard league stash in re-draft formats.
Source: NBA.com
Feb 8 – 8:56 AM

at this point keep simmons out, what the point especially with the reinjuries listed above… maybe give him a dozen minutes a game or so max to get a taste… at this point ya gotta just tank, but brown cant willingly do that anymore with embiid being so dominant… i look for a mystery injury to put embiid on the shelf for the rest of the year

mhenski
mhenski
February 8, 2017 9:31 am

how about Lonzo Balls younger brother putting up 92 points in a highschool game last night? WOW

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 8, 2017 9:44 am

NBA….. BLOWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 8, 2017 10:20 am
Reply to  Jeff Kolsky

The lottery…the sixers second home. Funny, I was ready to go in on season tix in January but alas there are just too many horrible games in the nba on a nightly basis–

mhenski
mhenski
February 8, 2017 1:45 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

lotto a real good place for us this year. if we get fultz or smith we talking dynasty

CT
CT
February 8, 2017 1:54 pm

Amen !!There’s no reason for us to make the playoffs this year. We are looking for the next 15 years not just this one year when we’re rebuilding still and have a whole bunch of 20-year-olds on the roster.

We need a special guard to pair with these guys. We cannot rely on Ben Simmons to run the point guard all the time. We need somebody to run the offense NBA forced when he’s on the bench and so well so is Embiid.

We all knew this was a five-year plan. some didn’t want to except it and some did. But the fact of the matter is we have the brightest future of any young team in the NBA. Next year will be year 5 and the final one in the plan.

If you want a NBA championship this is what you have to do.

Unless u want to be pretenders and just make the playoffs in the weak east and be a one and done. And Maybe even a second round exit,

Who cares. We have waited this long there’s no problem with waiting a little bit longer.

Sam hinkie hit home runs on embiid Simmons and nerlens who I hope and pray to god we keep.

Okafor was the right pick at the time as well. And we can get something out of him. A player and another pick. At this point it doesn’t matter:.

Let’s say we took Chris taps Porzingis I’m not even sure how he would fit on this team with all these tall players and weapons.

Let’s see how the new staff takes their next pic and if they can hit a homerun as well

mhenski
mhenski
February 8, 2017 3:02 pm
Reply to  CT

noel wasnt a homerun hes a back up center… he gets steals and some blocks but hes not a shut down defender or above average rebounder…

cosmic cliff hit it right on him from day 1 imo

nerlins ok but id let him walk and roll with holmes. save that coin to see if we can sign a real one

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 8, 2017 3:04 pm

Ok maybe I’m dense but…it is my understanding the sixers have a top 3 protected pick from the laker (assume for a minute it’s number 5), they can swap with Sac and assume it’s 7…. What’s the tank for?

paulman
paulman
February 8, 2017 3:12 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

I think the 76ers only get the Lakers Pick if it’ falls outtside of the Top 3?
If the Lakers s get the 1st, 2nd or 3rd Pick then they keep it as the 76ers will only get theirPick if they are #4 and/or above… someone can correct me on this ..

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 8, 2017 3:13 pm
Reply to  paulman

That’s what top three protected means

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 8, 2017 3:14 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

M y point is hey could win the damn championship and have two high picks…. This losing stuff yuck

mhenski
mhenski
February 8, 2017 3:22 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

lmfao at paulam

mhenski
mhenski
February 8, 2017 3:25 pm
Reply to  mhenski

hac i think theyre being extra cautious with embiid and they can. fact is they cant win a championship this year. and playoffs are out. i dont think theyre tanking at all. the fact is theyre a 100000000000000% different team with joel and he is mildly hurt and out of an abundance of caution they are waiting until he is fully healed. imo he hyperextended that knee…. the team is a shit team right now without him. hopefully ben is legit and when and if he plays hes a winner too and then this offseason we draft a winner so the effects of 1 guy sitting wont be so drastic.

mhenski
mhenski
February 8, 2017 3:33 pm

Eagles released CB Leodis McKelvin.
This was an easy call for EVP Howie Roseman. McKelvin was brought in last offseason to help with the transition to DC Jim Schwartz’s defense. He was probably one of the Eagle’s better corners in 2016, but the position group as a whole was one of the worst in the league. McKelvin, the former No. 11 overall pick of the Bills, will turn 32 this season and doesn’t have much left to offer.
Related: Eagles
Feb 8 – 3:09 PM

mhenski
mhenski
February 8, 2017 3:34 pm
Reply to  mhenski

eagles starting corners next year are currently mills, ron brooks, dwayne gratz lmfao

paulman
paulman
February 8, 2017 4:25 pm

Howie Roseman announces the Signing of CB Trevard Lindley for his 4th Chance of Playing in NFL

paulman
paulman
February 9, 2017 9:28 pm

Milwaukee Bucks Jabari Parker tears his ACL in his Left Knee for the 2nd time and will probably out for the next 12 months… Tough Break for him and the Bucks..

mhenski
mhenski
February 10, 2017 11:16 am

So much for Sixers “taking back the power” with jah and nerlins. Jah flat out blows -14 last night , 7 points and 2 boards in 22 mins. downright awful

the homie saric balled the hell out tho, that dude a winner

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 11, 2017 3:49 pm
Reply to  mhenski

Colangelos interview on WIP show had some awful moments. It sounded as if he were mad at how well they played in January but here we are creating a losers culture again…. They have some decent role players out there playing hard etc and the GM comes out and says we shouldn’t have talked playoffs this year OR even NEXT! What a completely awful, terrible organization… I was within inches of splitting a season ticket plan for next year…. No freaking way!

paulman
paulman
February 11, 2017 4:51 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

I expect Colangelo to sit Embiid down for the remainder of this Season along with Ben Simmons.. They will add 2-3 Players thru the Draft and Re-Sign Nerlens Noel after Trading Okafor & Covington, Resign as they start anew at next Summer/Fall Camp..

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 11, 2017 5:00 pm
Reply to  paulman

which means its yet another tank…. excellent! is this still the process or ‘process II’– or are we just a loser organization? noel and embid will sign huge contracts with very little game action under their belt, very few wins etc. (but i really don’t care about funny money)
B. Brown spoke with reverence when talking about San Antonios culture and how important it is…he is the only one I trust on this thing– the guy deserves a medal.

paulman
paulman
February 10, 2017 8:20 pm

2 Healthy Scratches for the New Orleans Pelicans tonight listed as “Personal” are Center Alex Ajinca and Guard E’Twaun Moore…

zilents44
zilents44
February 10, 2017 9:09 pm
Reply to  paulman

Trade alert perhaps

paulman
paulman
February 11, 2017 9:21 am

Anyone see the highlights of Nuggets Center Jokic vs the Knicks Porzingas/Hernandez and then NO Pelicans Center Anthony Davis versus the Minnesota over their Towns… wow… There are lots of Good Big Men in the NBA right Now

CT
CT
February 11, 2017 6:55 pm
Reply to  paulman

Thank god paulman. Everyone sleeps on the position because of Golden state. But they are 1 team.

The big man will never day. No rebounds no rings.

paulman
paulman
February 11, 2017 7:26 pm
Reply to  CT

The Centers for the Bucks (Antekumpotko) and the Heats (Whiteside) are balling too.. the Future is back to having Athletic Big Guys paired with Strong Guards who can both Distribute, Create,Shoot & Defend which are hard to find..
This Draft Class of 2017 is supposed to be the Deepest in Years so the Eagles Smart Play is to keep their Picks and Move Okafor as he’s just a bad fit and accumulate more Young Talent to grow with Embiid, Saric & Simmons under Coach Brown..

mhenski
mhenski
February 11, 2017 7:59 pm
Reply to  paulman

Wow you really -antetokounmpolo is a center. Please don’t post about hoops anymore. U really are clueless

paulman
paulman
February 11, 2017 8:35 pm
Reply to  mhenski

Big-Men/Centers/PF , Its the same damn difference, The Greek is what’s 6-11 and plays in the lane most of the Time with Bucks Playing Greg Monroe/Thon Maker at the 5 but the Greek is their 1st option down low more times than not when the Bucks are on Offense … and add another good Young Big-Man in Myles Turner of the Pacers..The Key is availability & health!!!

Mac Dolo
Mac Dolo
February 12, 2017 12:18 am
Reply to  paulman

Paulman Giannis Antetokounmpo doesn’t really have a true position. If he did it would be a point forward. He brings the ball up and defends either the SF or PF. He has played Center when they go to a smaller lineups as well, but it’s not in huge bursts.

The Bucks don’t really play traditional positions they actually don’t even have a PG on the roster believe it or not. When everyone is healthy Giannis can play anywhere from 3/5 depending on the matchup.

paulman
paulman
February 12, 2017 5:21 pm
Reply to  Mac Dolo

Yes, I get the Versatility and matchup problems the Greek Presents.. being 6-11 and Athletic means opponents are going to try to defend him with one of their big athletic players… When the 76ers Play the Bucks, Who attempts to Defend him? Covington? Saric? ilysasova? Or is it Noel, Oakafor, Holmes, Embiid ? When Noel ,Embiid,Okafor, Holmes attempt to defend him, than does this mean that they are now considered a ” SF” too? Of Course Not, My bigger Point is that there are many more Big, Athletic & Talented Players around now in the NBA and Teams need to match up with these freakish players who can handle the Ball and who are 6-9/6-10 + and can create & shoot away from the basket..

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 11, 2017 7:04 pm

Bad Sixers News

Joel Embiid has a minor tear in his meniscus of his left knee but surgery is not required

CT
CT
February 11, 2017 8:12 pm

And that’s the last we will see Embiid the rear of the year…atleast I hope. We know what we got in the man.

Bring back Simmons on minute restrictions and get him somewhat accustomed to playing at this level.

Show case nerlens and Okafor rest of season and trade one or the other. Maybe even both. Lost as much games as possible and get that top 5 pick and maybe even La pick.

We have waited 4 years. Next year is year 5 of the plan. No need in getting jumpy now.
And for what? We knew damn well we weren’t winning the championship this year or even making playoffs.

Lonzo ball? Malik monk? Jackson? Who do we take ?

CT
CT
February 11, 2017 9:14 pm

I think JAh just got traded u guys.

He’s shaking hands behind he scenes with personell and other players like he’s saying goodbye.

I could be wrong but from the looks it looks like he’s gone officially

mhenski
mhenski
February 11, 2017 10:51 pm
Reply to  CT

He’s a SF stop

mhenski
mhenski
February 11, 2017 10:55 pm
Reply to  CT

Saw that too Ct and this :

Jahlil Okafor could be held out for the next two games prior to the All-Star break “due to ongoing trade talks” according to Philly reporter Keith Pompey.
This would rule him out for Monday’s game vs. the Hornets and Wednesday’s game vs. the Celtics. Okafor was a DNP-CD on Saturday vs. the Heat because the 76ers are actively trying to move him, and Keith Smith of Real GM is reporting that the Pelicans, Bulls, Blazers and Lakers all have interest. The 76ers don’t want to risk an injury, so that is why Okafor is being held out. With Joel Embiid (knee) on the shelf, Nerlens Noel and Richaun Holmes will likely split the center minutes in the next two games.
Source: Keith Pompey on Twitter Feb 11 – 10:39 PM

mhenski
mhenski
February 11, 2017 11:03 pm

Reading the tea leaves I sense Denver could be involved maybe mudiay and or faried or gallinari

paulman
paulman
February 12, 2017 5:27 pm

Portland Blazers Trade Big Man Mason Plumlee to the Denver Nuggets for their Backup Center Jusurf Nurkic and a First Round Pick in the Upcoming Draft
You can take both the Nuggets & Trail Blazers off the Potential Okafor Trade List .. A Rumor floating out there was Okafor to the Lakers for Jordan Clarksonn and with the Lakers getting their Protected Draft Pick back too which makes little sense to me…

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 12, 2017 7:02 pm

Jahlil Okafor News**

According to my source, Jahlil Okafor could very well be on the move to the Chicago Bulls. No details at this time but it may include 3 players from the bulls..

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 12, 2017 7:22 pm
Reply to  Jon Hart

What a coincidence… My source (the fucking internet ) is telling me the same thing! Amazing

mhenski
mhenski
February 13, 2017 7:25 am

This is so strange. Sixers look desperate here. Although something huge does seem to be happening involving jokeafor gallinari mudiay and butler (just me reading the tea leaves)

mhenski
mhenski
February 13, 2017 10:31 am

In all my years following sports I dont think I have ever witnessed a situation where players weren’t allowed to play for multiple games because of trade rumors or possibilities. They either get traded or don’t. WTF is this? Sooooooo sloppy… does our GM have a clue what he is doing?

paulman
paulman
February 13, 2017 1:50 pm
Reply to  mhenski

All I know that this “Yo-Yo-ing” Okafor around, is not helping his Trade Value or Confidence at All… They will likely end up to giving him away……
GM Colangelo is going to screw up what Hinkie set up for him!!!

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 13, 2017 2:22 pm
Reply to  paulman

hold on boys– I agree Colangelo is a turd– however, I disagree with this statement “is going to screw up what Hinkie set up for him!!!”- honestly, hinkie set up a team with three high lottery centers- making them less valuable assets–
as for rehiring stinky…well all he did was make a terrible team with three centers– he hasn’t buillt anything and for some reason no one seems to want to hire him for that job.

mhenski
mhenski
February 13, 2017 2:26 pm
Reply to  paulman

this cant be true Paul, Jon Hart said we took the power back. Im so confused lmfao

mhenski
mhenski
February 13, 2017 2:49 pm
Reply to  mhenski

I disagree HAC. Hinkie gave us a core of Simmons, Saric, Embiid. Sac swap rights, sac first round pick, lakers 1st round pick, oakafor and noel are assets.

just so happens jokeafor played like shit and decreased his value by showing he is at best 1 dimensional, with severe limitations and a suspect work ethic… cant ever be sure when it comes to people… the goal of the 2015 draft was russel and we just missed out, it happens.

but we have a core that hinkie gave us (the 3 i mentioned) plus whoever we get with lakers pick, sac pick and our pick this year its all sam.

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 13, 2017 2:41 pm
Reply to  mhenski

henski i’ve seen you on this site say you’d take a rack of flat balls for Okafor and pointed out all of his weaknesses etc…. do you think the other GM’s don’t see the same thing you do? The sixers are in an impossible spot– a player with weaknesses, only two years left on his rookie deal, a logjam at his position–

mhenski
mhenski
February 13, 2017 2:54 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

actually he is under control for 3 more years after this year and i dont think their situation is impossible at all. waive bye to noel via trade this year or let him walk and oak is our cheap back up center, hopefully over the years he gets better and u can trade him for something. i dont like him but its literally pointless to do it for nothing when noel should be walking… if we trade him for rocks cool but i dont think thats very bright matter of fact its dumb and shortsighted.

but whats really dumb is pulling him from a game because a trade was close, then you whiff on that trade and look like morons, then you hold him out on future games in case something new pops up???????? WTF is that?????? GROSS INCOMPETENCE, youre just begging saying to the other gms please guys please i beg you, im on my knees here someone give me something i can sell to my fans and save the embarrassment …

this is gross and the NBA appointed us this donkey?

mhenski
mhenski
February 13, 2017 1:43 pm

hinkie needs to be rehired this collangelo guy looking like an idiotic amateur

CT
CT
February 13, 2017 3:56 pm
Reply to  mhenski

I believe Hinkie was going to get rid of Noel and Okafor anyway. He saw them both as assets and expendable.

We have Simmons, embiid, Saric, and other top picks, along with very solid role players in TJ, Roco, Sauce, Holmes.

He isn’t going to mess up anything Hinkie gave him because of the fact we all already knew Noel and Okafor weren’t part of the long term plans anyway. Get rid of them for late first rounders or maybe just a player.

What did u all expect? Another lottery for Jahlil? Noel? No.

We’re fine. Sixers do not want to a make a deal just to make one.

I say drop both of them, especially Okafor and maybe even sign Nerlens as a back up center. He is Embiids best friend and has been vouched for by Joel.

mhenski
mhenski
February 13, 2017 4:01 pm
Reply to  CT

Jon Hart expected a lotto pick for them…

Regarding sixers not wanting to make a deal just to make one, their actions say otherwise. They basically thought they had a oakafor trade and celebrated like desean jackson at the 1 yard line and now they on the bench with their head down like idiots

CT
CT
February 13, 2017 6:22 pm
Reply to  mhenski

It’s inevitable. The trade will happen. Either this year or the next.

No reason to rush anything with this team. Just like with embiid and Simmons injury. Play this shit safe and let them play a little after the all star break on minute restrictions.

Gonna be interesting to see who we take this year. Cannot wait for that special guard talent. We will have 3 players capable of running the offense

BEN Simmons, TJ and draft pick.

With a nerlens on the bench as well we will not miss a beat

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 13, 2017 9:27 pm
Reply to  mhenski

Henski

So I expected a lottery pick for Okafor and Noel?

When have you ever heard me say that?

I know you like saying things for shock value on here but don’t make up stuff on me

I’ve always said they could use them as trade chips to possibly move up in the draft of to get a star player. That was a long time I ago that I even mentioned any such scenarios

But don’t try and sneak a lie in there on me. Speak facts not BS

Seems like you’re forever mentioning my name, Paul’s name or Cliffs name. What’s with your obsession man?!

It’s a damn sports website that you don’t own. You don’t run anything except your mouth

Go find something else to do with your time because you obviously have too much time on your hands..

mhenski
mhenski
February 14, 2017 7:09 am
Reply to  Jon Hart

U know what Jon ur right. I do need a life. I wonder if I made up fake sources like that would give me a better life.

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 14, 2017 7:49 am
Reply to  mhenski

All of that is unrelated to your obsession with mentioning Jon Hart, Paulman and GM Cliff.

You’ve gotten so desperate that your now lying saying I said that Okafor and Noel would warrant a lottery pick each

You’re full of it

Every Sixers post you mention my name or Cliffs, every eagles post you mention Pauls

Get a life clown, stop harassing people

You’re on this website waaaay too much

mhenski
mhenski
February 14, 2017 8:15 am
Reply to  Jon Hart

My Paulman and especially fake life cliff takes are piping hot takes. Cliff especially was/is way more exciting than the content posted here. Fake family and degrees and lawsuits man what a hilarious day to day story. It’s ok if u don’t appreciate it. Stick to doing your job as u once called it fake source boy. And keep on posting ur dumbassed always wrong posts (e.g. Manziel draft day u got him wrong like 31 times in 4 minutes , ur fake lebron in philly news , dumbasses sixers have the power and controlling the draft …

Let me know when u post one thing that goes right

mhenski
mhenski
February 14, 2017 8:28 am
Reply to  Jon Hart

Also for their record your obsession with the expert analyzed paulman is well documented. Maybe ur gmcliff. Would make sense he likes fake families and degrees and saying bruh. You like saying bruh and have fake sources. And u both thought the sixers would or could get Lebron and Westbrook

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 14, 2017 12:03 pm
Reply to  Jon Hart

For you to remember just one of those things that happened 3-5 year ago shows how much of an obsessed maniac you are

I couldn’t remember one damn thing you’ve posted of worth or even worth mentioning LOL!

Now I’m obsessed with Paulman when you been on this site degrading him over being a former alcoholic etc, then talking down to cliff over his family and degree’s?!

What the hell is wrong with you?!

Like I said you show signs of an obsessed maniac blogger

Getting way too personal and trying to investigate people’s lives to win an argument

You sit at your cubicle typing all day on gcobb.com waiting for people to post and make a predictions so you can bring it up 5 years later LOL

YOU CALL THAT HAVING A LIFE?!?!

I post Sixers news here and there when I feel like it

I don’t need this site. I’ve stayed off it for over a year

Your on it every day with the same BS

Learn to take a break sometime and get a hobby hermit

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 14, 2017 12:14 pm
Reply to  Jon Hart

And it’s funny, every time multiple guys call you out they gotta be the same person LOL!

Get it thru ya head, you’re not well liked on here, you’re tolerated

I couldn’t care less who likes or dislikes me. Don’t need anyone’s approval, but it’s obvious you need this sites approval

Me and Cliff have disagreed plenty of times, same with me and Paul, but in no way did it ever get personal where were investigating and trying to dig up each others personal lives and post it on here

You’re forever looking desperate, pathetic and flat out annoying on here..

I’m done with ya buddy ✌

mhenski
mhenski
February 14, 2017 12:42 pm
Reply to  Jon Hart

i started writing out a reply piece to u but then I thought and remembered youre delusional, like not even joking you are (eg my sources) then i said to myself its pointless. ur assessment of me is pre

CT
CT
February 13, 2017 6:35 pm

However this team should have never fired Hinkie. He should have been the one to see this thru with Coach brown.

He’s the one who got us here. Freed up the cap. Brought in all these role players. For us Simmons, embiid, Dario and our top picks this
Year.

A shame someone took over this situation that they didn’t create.

A guy with a track record that is nothing special when hinkie on the other hand made the rockets a damn good basketball team.

Now he doesn’t have a job cause the dumbass media, and some of the clueless fan base killed him for “losing on purpose” LOL!!

People need to get off the high horse and accept and love where we are at cause of that man.

It’s a damn shame he’s gone.

Hinkie the goat

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 13, 2017 6:50 pm
Reply to  CT

Question CT…if stinky went in and told the owners he plans on tanking another two years, if he didn’t have a plan to build a TEAM, not just an organization with assets should he still have his job? Also, consider that the sixers were pissing off 30 billionaire owners that they have to do business with. Consider that agents felt that stinky did not operate fairly and would steer them away.
There is a lot that we don’t know but be clear…. It was not all roses.

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 13, 2017 6:51 pm
Reply to  CT

Oh and I call 100% bullshit on the media has kept him from a job???that’s hilarious

mhenski
mhenski
February 13, 2017 7:40 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

The second he quit or got pushed out he said he’s taking a year off. He ain’t in the job market. I know u don’t wanna hear it but that’s real.

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 13, 2017 7:51 pm
Reply to  mhenski

He got canned because he turned the sixers into a joke with no end in sight… I know you don’t want to hear that but it’s real.

mhenski
mhenski
February 14, 2017 8:33 am
Reply to  haveacigar

That’s not entirely real. There was an end but he got canned because of the league pr.

paulman
paulman
February 13, 2017 9:06 pm

I would expect Sam Hinkie to be pursued by quite a few Organizations this
Off-Season. Many Organizations like the Brooklyn Nets, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings with possibly the Denver Nuggets, Orlando Magic Chicago Bulls & NY Knicks could all be looking to make Front Office Changes

CT
CT
February 13, 2017 9:35 pm

Sam Hinkie never told the sixers he was going to tank for another “two years” either.

He came in, and made it clear that we were going to lose, and that is what happened. He said this was going to be a rebuild, and a long process, and guess what? That is exactly what happened. We all knew this was going to be a 4-5 year process. Us Sixers fans were sick of being ass to mediocre. And that is exactly what was going to be in our future if somebody did not have the balls to do what he did.

Having a 7-8th seed and losing in the first or second round is a joke. Especially in the east. The sixers wouldnt even make the playoffs in the west back then.

He got fired before before year 3? I believe? It was a joke.
If Sam Hinkie was our gm today we would have 20 wins on our way to 21 which by the way is the most in the Coach Brown ERA. he posted 19,18,and 10 in years 1-3.

The league would have been pissed for a little, but would have gotten over it with the improvement this team would have shown.

Look for him to take over a team, and make them a contender again.

Sam Hinkie was never scared of making the BIG FA signing either. Go read up on his past and you will see to that,

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 13, 2017 9:40 pm
Reply to  CT

You have no way of knowing why he was canned or why he wasn’t. You weren’t privy to his conversations so please stop telling me what he did or didn’t say.

CT
CT
February 13, 2017 9:51 pm

Joel Embiid put it best. He posted of Sam Hinkie on his Instagram and said word for word “RIP Sam Hinkie, He sacrificed himself and died for our sins”

Lol. You just said “if stinky went in and told the owners he plans on tanking another two years, if he didn’t have a plan to build a TEAM, not just an organization with assets should he still have his job?”

No he should not. But let me ask you this question. WHAT GM WOULD SAY SOME DUMB SHIT LIKE THAT? Lol!!

“I don’t want a basketball team. I want us to suck for ever and ever and just pile up on assets”

That makes zero sense, and I do not need to be in a room to know Hinkie did not say that.

He wanted to win. He wanted to build something special. And the only reason why he got fired was because of HOW he did it.

Even tho Hinkie did not invent tanking. Teams have done that shit before. Who were the bulls before jordan? Cleveland before Lebron? San Antonio before Pop and Duncan? and thats just naming a few.

Teams tank and suck on purpose. and know they are going to suck so they can get that top pick

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 14, 2017 6:03 pm
Reply to  CT

CT- for a little history lesson on the spurs ‘tank’– it was for 1 year when Robinson got hurt and played 6 games. Before that they had been to 7 straight playoffs including some decent runs. And its not like they drafted Duncan in 97 and said ” you know what we can draft Dirk or vince carter in 98 and then elton Brand in 99″– they went out and tried to win… ok the sixers obviously needed more of a rebuild but right now they have a lot of losses 3 centers, one of whom has a total of 30 games in 3 seasons, 1 of whom has about 80 games in two seasons and what seems to be zero trade value because they drafted 3 consecutive centers… GOAT or goat????

CT
CT
February 13, 2017 9:53 pm

Joel Embiid even went as far to call Sam Hinkie the “Goat”

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 14, 2017 7:49 am
Reply to  CT

ok we all love joel embiid– i get it but your mancrush on stinky is hilarious– joel embiid MAY have a future as a great player–however between college and pro he’s played maybe 50-60 games TOTAL- that hardly qualifies him to have a valid opinion– oh and btw for a 22 year old millionaire to compliment the guy who drafted him and paid him those millions…um why not.

mhenski
mhenski
February 14, 2017 8:10 am

I’m starting to think this oakafor thing was just a or move to distract from embiids injury and the sixers hiding it or hiding their current tanking.

zilents44
zilents44
February 14, 2017 9:11 am
Reply to  mhenski

It’s not working we still winning

mhenski
mhenski
February 14, 2017 12:42 pm

i started writing out a reply piece to u but then I thought and remembered youre delusional, like not even joking you are (eg my sources) then i said to myself its pointless. ur assessment of me is pretty solid tho

mhenski
mhenski
February 14, 2017 12:48 pm

man another big not named okafor traded

paulman
paulman
February 14, 2017 4:12 pm

Toronto Acquires PF Serge Ibaka from the Orlando Magic for SG Terrance Ross and a 2017 1st Round Pick as Toronto’s prepares for a Deep Playoff Run in the Wide Open East…
Serge Ibaka will be a Free-Agent after this Season and reports are that Orlando did not feel they could Re-Sign him nor that he wanted to stay with a Rebuilding Team..
Remember the Magic traded Guard Victor Oladipo and the #11th Pick in last Year’s Draft (Domantas Sabonis) to acquire Ibaka to begin with so a Costly Move for the Magic

mhenski
mhenski
February 14, 2017 6:48 pm
Reply to  paulman

Reason 300 u don’t waste 1st round picks and rentals on a mediocre at best team.

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 14, 2017 11:09 pm

Okafor News**

According to source, Jahlil Okafor is now currently with the team in Boston and and is available to play

Confirmed!

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 15, 2017 6:43 am
Reply to  Jon Hart

Sixers back in charge of the deadline…right asshole

mhenski
mhenski
February 15, 2017 7:30 am
Reply to  haveacigar

Wow collangelo looks like an absolute moron. He don’t know what he doing.

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 15, 2017 7:59 am
Reply to  mhenski

since alternative facts are now allowed:
1. they are REAL concerned with Embiid’s injury history
2. the previous dumb ass GM drafted 3 centers and the sixers were offered a bag of flat balls for Ok
3. The rest of the NBA saw that Ok is limited
4. its the nba a joke of a league where countless 19 year olds are drafted way too early, undeveloped, unproven and fall by the wayside. In preparing a rebuttal to CT I looked back on a lot of drafts, going back to duncan and the names in the top 10 that were the next big thing and then fizzled… its a joke.

paulman
paulman
February 15, 2017 8:16 am
Reply to  haveacigar

Side note for HAC…
Boone now has a Arena Football Team which Starts inMarch and will play a 10 Game Schedule at the Holmes Center on the Campus ASU .. They will Play in the NAL (National Arena League) with Teams from Lehigh Valley, Dayton, Macon, Ga, Valdosta, Ga & San Antonio
The Team Name is the Hogh Country Grizzlies..
5 Home Games at $15 a Game on Saturdays at 7pm (Season Pass/Parking is like $70 A Season
I’ve met the Operations Manager at the Gym (Willie Robinson) a few times and seems like a nice old Football Guy.. Check out their Web-Site or if you Visit between March/May you can check out a Game if they are playing at Home if your interested..

paulman
paulman
February 15, 2017 8:03 am

I think Okafor Plays out the Season as a 76er and they will attempt to Trade him come Draft Weekend or shortly after the Draft and probably hope that he can improve his Trade Value over the last part of this Season .. At this point the 76ers are likely to sit Embiid/Simmons out for the remainder of the Season and just Rotate Noel/Holmes/Okafor down inside and let the 2 “Franchise Players” get 100% Healthy for next Summer/Fall Camp
If nothing else, Okafor becomes a Backup Center who is under Contract for the next 2 Seasons who can Score 6-8-10 Pts a Game with a Few Rebounds in Playing 15-18-20 Minutes a Game behind Embiid and to fill in/spot Start when resting Embiid.
Okafor’s Overall Game is limited as his Metrics for Rebounding, Defense, +/-, Passing ability all are Rated low among Big Players in the NBA and he cannot stretch the Defense as he doesn’t Shoot Well enough from the outside nor can he put the ball on the Floor very well enough so he is what he is and just isn’t in demand in Today’s NBA where Big Players help stretch the Floor, put the Ball on the Floor and can shoot from the outside which helps create spacing, matchup problems and helps stretch a Defense…
When Watching Okafor in College at Duke, anytime he went head to head with Average Centers in the ACC he was neutralized.. many of those ACC Centers were not even Quality NBA Talent that he now faces night in and night out…He’s just limited athletically and in today’s game, that just doesn’t cut it and other Teams see and realize this as well…

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 15, 2017 8:10 am
Reply to  paulman

Simmons will not play this year– his rookie bonuses approach $5M for rookie game, ROY etc– he ain’t playing 25 games blowing his chance for that cash and i don’t blame him.
And to fraudmans point…. with all that said…WHY WAS HE DRAFTED!!!!

mhenski
mhenski
February 15, 2017 8:21 am
Reply to  haveacigar

Nah he don’t have 5 mill in rookie bonuses. That’s some fake news, sad haha

But ur right he ain’t playing this year. Typical healing time for this injury is 2.5 months and we at month 5. Sixers playin the fans for fools.

mhenski
mhenski
February 15, 2017 8:22 am
Reply to  mhenski

Paulman wrong embiid will be back this year. But ur plan on keeping oak is prob accurate and best for team. MAtter of fact keep him period and let Noel walk. And oak ur backup next year

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 15, 2017 8:34 am
Reply to  mhenski

I heard it on the radio so it must be true!!!! LOL
so much for the sixers seeing Embiid/simmons play together so they can figure out what kind of guard (or should i say asset- PUKE) they need in this years draft!!!!

mhenski
mhenski
February 15, 2017 8:48 am

fultz, smith, monk, jackson all fit. they dont need to see simmons play to know that. not sure about lonzo ball tho

think i heard sixers truly only have 5 days of practice left this season, it seems like it would be pointless for him to come back he would be lost…

mhenski
mhenski
February 15, 2017 9:58 am

Just want to say after almost a week of this charade from the sixers regarding okafor, I am glad Collangelo decided to finally pull his pants back up. Embarrassing

mhenski
mhenski
February 15, 2017 12:24 pm

so theres reports out there saying the following:

The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly benched center Jahlil Okafor in an attempt to generate additional interest on the trade market.

Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer reported Wednesday that league sources believe the Sixers leaked details about his availability with the hope other teams would become involved in the talks. He noted the New Orleans Pelicans were the only franchise making a legitimate push toward a deal.

O’Connor reported people around the league see through the Sixers’ efforts to drum up more suitors, stating, “No one is buying what [general manager] Bryan Colangelo is selling: a one-dimensional center who can’t defend, rebound or pass on a roster loaded with big men.”

WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

so couple things here:

A. Collangelo is certified retarded, like does he think he is trading baseball cards with kids in the 3rd grade? what a dumbass move. words cant even describe how dumb this is. He lied to the media and fans to try to drum up interest? WHAT THE FUCK KINDA RETARDED BRAIN HE WORKING WITH?????????

B. Collangelo getting caught with his pants down is embarrassing as it gets and detrimental to our team. He know has sunk Okafors value to rock bottom because of his foolish desperation. He needs to be fired

C. The NBA made Philly fire Hinkie so we can get an moron that doesnt know what he is doing? DOes the NBA want us to lose ? Must be nice to have a daddy to just give you multi million dollar jobs

D. Jon Hart mushed the sixers “taking back the power” literally as soon as he said that all power aka leverage went to the shitter with this noodle gm

mhenski
mhenski
February 15, 2017 12:59 pm

E. And most important. Collangelo did his players and jah real dirty. Made everyone think a trade was going down when there was nothing. Players talk. Who wants to play for a jackass that treats their plyers like baseball cards

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 15, 2017 1:14 pm
Reply to  mhenski

Henski the bonus money I refer to was actually from Nike not his NBA contract. Meanwhile all the prize ponies never seem to play… hilarious

paulman
paulman
February 15, 2017 1:17 pm
Reply to  mhenski

From an outsiders perspective, It as if it appears that Brian Colangelo doesn’t even want the Job of GM for the 76ers or put the Organizations Best Interests first.. It seems as if he was forced to take the job from his Father, Jerry, who didn’t have the energy or want to commit the time in being a full-time NBA GM in the first place so he hires his over-matched, unemployed Son, to take over the GM Position.. Now the 76ers are stuck with a Dud GM at it’s most critical juncture and time for the Organization, which is this Off-Season and this Draft … If Brian Colangelo screws this Up, then the 76ers wont be relevant for who knows how long, as no good Veteran Players will want to Play for them and the Young Players will all want Out as soon as their Rookie Deals are up… Good Grief …

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 15, 2017 1:24 pm
Reply to  paulman

Paul + shit + wall…. bunch of stupid comments strung together

zilents44
zilents44
February 15, 2017 1:54 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Y’all are really on the negative train today, colangelo wanted more he got hosed, the GM job is like that, oak value is still the same, everyone knows what he can do, we are riding a 3 game winning streak and if we see embiid after all star break we are going for that 8 seed, everything is fine, trust the swap, trust the Lakers pick, trust the process

paulman
paulman
February 15, 2017 1:54 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Maybe HAC is really Brian Colangelo…. Have Mercy !!!!

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 15, 2017 1:57 pm
Reply to  paulman

Let’s see fraud…. ‘he doesn’t want to be a GM’
And Z I basically agree with your premise

mhenski
mhenski
February 15, 2017 2:33 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

too funny he doesnt want the job and was forced to take a multi million dollar job. what a hot take

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 15, 2017 2:06 pm

Cut ur losses with Ok…. it was a bad draft pick added to a team deep in centers. They tried to polish a turd.

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 15, 2017 4:41 pm

You know everyone has their own ‘take on the ‘tank’ (multiple) but in the end stinky was hired to tank and find a superstar. He was playing e shitty hand dealt him. He MAY prove to be successful. Colangelo was hired to use said superstar and build a team of pro ball players around him, he MAY be successful. He too was dealt a shitty hand, injury plagued 19 year olds, 3 young high draft centers etc…and again he MAY be successful. But really the whole thing even if you have a man crush on stinky has been an ugly, unprofessional clown performance…,3 years of D league players followed by a year when a playoff run was possible yet the GM said we don’t want playoffs after your superstar said “we can make the playoffs”…. It is a joke and assuming Embid gets healthy and more mature and Simmons is already mature and business savvy it won’t be long before they see through is shit and start doing what NBA stars do and act like a sissy prima Donna throwing a hissy fit … Shit show stay tuned.

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 16, 2017 7:21 am

Hey GCOBB — PITCHERS AND CATCHERS HAVE REPORTED—most of the position players are in camp– Phils are young with a lot of high level prospects– how bout an article?????

paulman
paulman
February 16, 2017 7:35 am
Reply to  haveacigar

I think the Phil’s had a Nice Off-Season and expect them to be around .500 in 2017 and possibly contend for a Wild-Card Spot if their Young Starting Pitchers Pitchers step up and stay Healthy and have strong Seasons (especially Nola & Velasquez)
Outside of the Washington Nationals who are starting to have some age on their Roster the rest the of the NL East is wide open… it should be a very Fun Year for the Phillies and especially if they can get off to a decent Start
The New GM and Front Office Structure are doing a very job… McPhail has built Winners with every Club that he’s been with.. (Twins, Cubs & Orioles)

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 16, 2017 9:32 am
Reply to  paulman

I love their approach– young arms and developing field players with the thoughts of paying for bats if needed. what they really need is for 3 of the young pitchers and 3 of the young bats to really develop– Franco has to improve and Williams has to mature and not be dom brown.

bugsyhawk
bugsyhawk
February 16, 2017 10:20 am
Reply to  haveacigar

We have talked about this before HAC. It is all about development this year.
Can’t wait to see what the staff does this year in (hopefully) a full season together. Bucholz will hopefully be a nice trade chip in the middle of the season. For the position players, I want to see if Joseph can be a consistent power hitter and then we need to see about Franco, Williams and Crawford. Those guys are centerpiece kinda players. What is great is that still leaves guys like Alfaro and Moniak as well. I do love the Saunders signing. You hope that he plays well enough (and stays healthy) to be another trade chip.

And then there is the money. Theoretically so much money, so any FA will be in play for them.

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 16, 2017 11:13 am
Reply to  bugsyhawk

I assume Moniak is 3-4 years away from getting a sniff. The names you mention are key– IF joseph and franco are in fact major league power then you’ve sured up your corner infielders with young talent…
also, there is high level competition at the next level pushing these guys at most every position.
As for your thought as to having pieces to sell at the deadline….hold off on that thought my man! maybe we are making a playoff push!!!!!

CT
CT
February 16, 2017 12:01 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

Damn man I wish I could bring myself to follow baseball like I used too as a kid.

I don’t kno what happened. Hockey as well. I’ve been watching the flyers here and there.

Good to know Phillies are on they’re way along with flyers

bugsyhawk
bugsyhawk
February 16, 2017 12:39 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

haha… it is possible. I think that I was optimistic in another way in that I would hope that these guys would be supplanted by kids getting called up. Thompson, Eflin for Bucholz and Williams for Saunders.

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 16, 2017 12:51 pm
Reply to  bugsyhawk

thats actually a good thought….i’d take that!

paulman
paulman
February 16, 2017 12:50 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

The Phils are a little thin with Left-Handed Pitching ..
Their 5 Projected Starters are all Right-Handed (Hellickson,Bucholtz,Eikhoff,Nola & Valasquez) and their Projected Bullpen (Gomez,Benoit,Neris,Nesheck & Ramos are Right-Handed with only Joley Rodriquez as their only Lefty, maybe young Pitchers like Elvis Araujo (Age 25) and Elniery Garcia (Age 22) can make a strong case this Spring..
Maybe even Young Starter Adam Morgan (Age 26) could be converted from a Starter to Relief…

RF Saunders reminds me a little of a Jason Werth type,, long, lanky, with a big swing and when he’s on and sees the ball well, he can really drive the ball with authority in the gaps and hits a lot of extra bases (Doubles/HR’s ).. He plays a Solid RF and has a Big Arm and is in his prime at Age 30 with a lot to Play for in terms of a Future Big Contract..
He’s only played in the AL during his 8 Years in Big Leagues (Seattle & Toronto) so he’ll have a little adjustment to make to the NL Games/Pitchers/Umpires and Ball Parks but he should be able to handle that as a Veteran Player..

Phils have some Veteran Spring Training Invites who could compete to make the Roster like OF Chris Coghlan, OF Daniel Nava, Catcher Ryan Hanigan, LHP Sean Burnett..

Manager Pete Mackanin will have a Full Roster to Utilize and the Phils open up with 18 of their First 21 Games all Against NL East Competitors so a Decent to Good Start could go a long ways with their Confidence as a Team

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 16, 2017 12:53 pm
Reply to  paulman

paul, your first paragraph reminds me of this….. I’VE DREAMT ABOUT BEING 6’4″ LANKY AND LEFTHANDED…. if you can throw strikes you’ve got a job until your arm falls off!

paulman
paulman
February 16, 2017 1:18 pm
Reply to  paulman

Ha.. Your Right about that, I got the Left-Handed part down, but that’s about it… Maybe this Spring Camp Invitee, LHP Sean Burnett, will still have some punch and control left in his Arm while the Young Arms get steady work down in the Minors to Start the Season…

bugsyhawk
bugsyhawk
February 16, 2017 2:04 pm
Reply to  paulman

The right handed pitching is actually pretty ridiculous.

Besides the guys that you mentioned, the following are RHP: Thompson, Eflin, Appel, Lively and even that Sixto Sanchez dude. All Right handed.

paulman
paulman
February 16, 2017 2:50 pm
Reply to  paulman

Out of 25 Pitchers listed on their Current Spring Roster = 20 are Right Handed and only 5 are LHP.. Yikes… and a couple of those Lefties are Young Kids

bugsyhawk
bugsyhawk
February 16, 2017 2:53 pm
Reply to  paulman

Wow. Crazy. I think that they will be looking for a college pitcher in this draft and hopefully, there will be a solid LHP that is worth taking at 8. I am always for drafting BPA, but this is a pretty strong need.

How about going into the season with nobody left from the old regime? Not even Howard or Ruiz.

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 16, 2017 2:58 pm
Reply to  paulman

paul– thats not a ”yikes’ …. normal standard operating procedure– WS champs have 18/25 right handers, nationals 20/25, cardinals 20/25 etc…… lefties are tough to find… SEE MY EARLIER POST ABOUT WANTING TO BE A LEFTY ALL MY LIFE!!!!!!!

bugs we hope that in 15 years we will be saying ‘damn there is nobody left from the glory days of franco, joseph, nola….

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 16, 2017 5:09 pm

another apparent setback– simmons foot apparently not fully healed— more misinformation from the front office– part of the conspiracy to let him have the opportunity to earn an extra $5 from nike? incompetence on the sixers FO? or karma for multiple tanks? so much for seeing him this year–

zilents44
zilents44
February 16, 2017 5:55 pm
Reply to  haveacigar

I think it’s klutch sports they want him out for year to make him rookie of year next yr and earn more money, but this colangelo guy is off putting

mhenski
mhenski
February 16, 2017 6:08 pm
Reply to  zilents44

Collangelo is such a fkn incompetent dildo. NBA needs to step in here and fire his ass.

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 16, 2017 6:16 pm
Reply to  zilents44

WIP has reported a number of times it can be as much as $5M with rookie game, ROY etc– honestly, i’m 19 on a rookie deal that will pay him about $5M a year, got a bad foot which we all know about foot injuries…i’d sit if i were him.
point is you can blame colangelo all you want– he adopted 3 centers one of whom is a completely wasted draft pick whom he’s trying to trade, he tried to polish the turd and oppossing GMs saw what we saw…
his handling of the media has been amateurish at best…. should have come out with a statement Feb. 1. “The sixers have decided that it is in the best interest of our young players/nucleus that Joel and Ben won’t pay this year”….”there is a possibility that they play summer league”… the cover up is always worse than the crime.

mhenski
mhenski
February 17, 2017 8:38 am
Reply to  haveacigar

i only have a few pieces of evidence to judge collangelo and theyre all awful

1. huge embarrassment with okafor shenanigans. you dont pull a player from the team to drum up trade interest that is embarrassing and dumb

2. the handling of Embiids injury, why did it take so long to say what was wrong? why was it a secret if its true? strange

3. the handling of simmons. its a 3 month recovery and we at month 5 now. he had a scan like a month ago and every beat reporter said it went well. then all of a sudden the day after Brett Brown said he will play this year POOF all of a sudden the foot is not healed and he will get examined again next week. W T F ??????????

If Hinkie was a snake oil salesman this guy a fourflusher

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 17, 2017 9:40 am
Reply to  mhenski

common denominator = josh harris?
“Stinky, you are hired to make us stink, your job is for us to lose.” he was good at losing, if losing is your goal the guy is in the HOF– he’s a loser-
“Colangelo, your job is to help build us and be transparent, cause stinky was hiding”– Now maybe its harris telling him to mislead–
dunno- tough to blame owners considering its their team but….
It seems like Colangelo, brown and harris never communicate because of the conflicting messages–

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 20, 2017 6:07 am

*Huge Trade News*

News hit late last night of a trade that occurred between the Sacramento Kings and NOP

New Orleans is sending Buddy Hield Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, one 2017 first-round pick & one second to the Kings for DeMarcus Cousins

Of note, according to a source, the Pelicans offered Tyreke Evans, a 2017 1st rounder and a future pick for Jahlil Okafor. The same exact package for Cousins, but with Buddy Hield added to it.

mhenski
mhenski
February 20, 2017 12:26 pm
Reply to  Jon Hart

and not the same package. pick to us wouldve been top 20 protected, pick to kings top 3. so yea good pass, evans blows

mhenski
mhenski
February 20, 2017 7:31 am

Well glad we didn’t accept Jon cuz that kings pick in 2019 and swap possibility this year just got a lot better.

Man I can’t wait to see boogie and brow play together.

zilents44
zilents44
February 20, 2017 9:47 am
Reply to  mhenski

Kangz worst front office ever, you give up boogie for bazooka gum and pocket lent…..lol….oh well sixers swap looks tremendously better, and that 2019 unprotected will be top 3 no doubt, Read over on sactown royalty those fans on suicide watch lol

mhenski
mhenski
February 20, 2017 11:07 am

the real losers in all of this (besides the kings) is boston. like wtf are they doing? They are pretty good now and they couldve had booger by giving up a nets pick or two… wtf are they doing? does isaiah thomas hate him or something>?

zilents44
zilents44
February 20, 2017 1:14 pm
Reply to  mhenski

Danny singe henski thinks boogie is a coach killer, doesn’t want to ruin Stevens, he wants good ole boyz, lol, Celtics will sit back and let it play out, idiots

zilents44
zilents44
February 20, 2017 1:16 pm
Reply to  zilents44

Don’t forget wizards if they had cousins they are way better then Boston, at least star power anyway, they have good young players to get cousins

mhenski
mhenski
February 20, 2017 1:28 pm
Reply to  zilents44

I dont see the whiz with anything to offer for booger. they dont wanna part with porter, wall or beal…

lame ass trade for sac imo BUT I LOVE THAT SHIT

fkn hinkie… man i keep looking ath that deal that got us swap rights and a 2019 unprotected. WOW, how the league let the go through.

mhenski
mhenski
February 20, 2017 1:33 pm
Reply to  mhenski

added bonus of this sac trade. is they now the worst team in the nba and lakers should finish ahead of them in the standings come year end now…

zilents44
zilents44
February 20, 2017 1:38 pm
Reply to  mhenski

I don’t know sac are five games ahead of Lakers , do u really think that shit show can win 5 games out of 25 and hope kings go 0-25

zilents44
zilents44
February 20, 2017 1:36 pm
Reply to  mhenski

1st rd pick, oubrey who is looking good now, second rd pick, and Euro guy who isn’t bad in sataransky

CT
CT
February 20, 2017 2:45 pm
Reply to  zilents44

Another Genius all time goat move in Sam Hinkie.

Buying out that cap room and getting Nik stauskas. And the right to swap pick with the kings this year and we get the kings pick NEXT YEAR.

lol!!! Sixers will have a top pick this year and could go 82-0
Next season and STILL get the top pick!!

LOL!!! Thank u Sam hinkie

zilents44
zilents44
February 21, 2017 2:27 pm
Reply to  CT

Oh shit this shit just got real, mAgic is on takeover mode as he is now Lakers president, he loves him some jah, rumors floating either Russell and no protection on picks or Russel and Randee for jah, I want them protections out of here, bc patience was for the best

mhenski
mhenski
February 21, 2017 3:28 pm

magic Johnson is about as sharp as they come no way he removes protections from this year draft

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 21, 2017 11:35 pm

I’m hearing that the Lakers and Pacers are discussing a trade involving Paul George..

I really hope this doesn’t happen…

But remember Bird and Magic are best friends so this may be a seamless trade..

Magic Johnson being in charge of the Lakers is scary..

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 21, 2017 11:45 pm
Reply to  Jon Hart

Also the Celtics are in on the Paul George sweepstakes dangling that Nets pick..

This is all bad…

zilents44
zilents44
February 22, 2017 12:25 am
Reply to  Jon Hart

Ainge is too stingy he will keep the picks

mhenski
mhenski
February 22, 2017 7:51 am
Reply to  zilents44

Couple points

What happened to us taking the power ?

How would lakers getting George be bad? Way I see it if they get they’ll have 1 stud and nothing else (Lou is gone they would have to trade russsll and randle and multiple firsts. ) George would get them a few more wins maybe which could take them out the bottom line (that’s good for us). And he would give sac a better chance to fall below them in standings. (Also good for us ). But all these points are irrelevant there is no way lakers are getting George 0% chance, use ur brain, it would make no sense at all.

Regarding ainge being stingy ur so right. If he doesn’t come away with George or butler he dumb as fuck and should be canned. There’s talk they are getting Drummond which would be a good move but they have the ammo to get him and George or butler. Guy should be canned if he don’t make it happen

zilents44
zilents44
February 22, 2017 12:24 am
Reply to  Jon Hart

They don’t have enough ammo to get George if so he would be a waste on Lakers with no talent bad trade

mhenski
mhenski
February 22, 2017 7:58 am

Regarding jah. David Aldridge is saying he will be moved and we have a lot of offers for him. Dunno if I believe this tho

paulman
paulman
February 22, 2017 8:00 am

I don’t believe the Pacers are looking to move Paul George at all, but rather build around Him with younger Talent. They are very Guard Heavy and need another inside Scorer to go along with the talented and young Myles Turner…
I could see a Deal where the 76ers Send Okafor to the Pacers for their 1st Round Draft Pick Plus one of their Guards (Rodney Stuckey or Montae Ellis though I’m sure the 76ers would prefer the younger Glen Robinson Jr)
76ers move Okafor and take on some Veteran Salary and acquire another Asset may be as good as it gets this Trade Deadline…

mhenski
mhenski
February 22, 2017 9:35 am
Reply to  paulman

i cant imagine they would move him either paul. but if they got an offer of jaylen brown , kelly olynyck, the swap rights with nets this year and nets pick next year pacers would have to do that. boston should be offering that to bulls and pacers. not sure how that is not a perfect match for both teams especially the pacers

mhenski
mhenski
February 22, 2017 8:51 am

and about that lakers pick…

the lakers are looking dialed into a top 3 pick which means we likely wont get it this year and with next years draft looking weak and big/center heavy i wouldnt be surprised at all if we see that lakers pick moved at the deadline or on before the draft (once lakers likely get a top 3 pick). but then of course there is a doofus running our team so maybe not

mhenski
mhenski
February 22, 2017 10:08 am

he Celtics are reportedly still interested in Jahlil Okafor.
The Celtics still view Jimmy Butler and Paul George as their primary targets for any deadline day deal, but if Boston can’t pull off a major move, they may turn their eyes towards Okafor. Okafor seems like the most likely big to be dealt by Philly, although teams have also been re-engaging on Nerlens Noel talks, so he’s also someone who could be moved by Thursday.
Related: Pacers, Paul George, Jimmy Butler, Nerlens Noel
Source: ESPN
Feb 22 – 9:54 AM

IMO Boston has to pay a premium to get Jah. fuck dumping him especially to a divisional rivalry. The price for Jah to Boston starts at Cliffs fake son, Jaylen, plus swap rights with our pick and the nets pick boston so we would have swap rights with sac and boston this year and get brown ( to me thats a good deal for all parties) or we could give them jah + lakers pick which defers this year or next for brown and the nets pick via boston… have to get that nets pick if we dealing with them and we can give them lakers pick, future sac pick for it…

in a deep draft and without a pressing need for boston to give us the swap rights with them they could still get a top 8 pick plus jah… while we could get our choice of guard most likely…

not feeling collangelo will get something positive done tho