OT: Philadelphia 76ers: Taking Our Talents To The Offseason

Discussion in 'Philadelphia Flyers' started by Hollywood Couturier, Nov 30, 2017.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
View Users: View Users
  1. sa cyred

    sa cyred No Tanking for #2

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2007
    Messages:
    19,218
    Likes Received:
    723
    Trophy Points:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    SJ
    Other issue is, while I like Brett, and he did show he would sit Robert, I hope it doesnt take him as long next year. I worry if RoCo shows he can't shoot still, he will be a 6th guy. I think he would be beneficial off the bench as a defensive guy.

    I like Dario. He was playing extremely well before his injury. After that his shot went missing. Hoping he gets it back.
     
  2. The Madrigal

    The Madrigal Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2016
    Messages:
    4,002
    Likes Received:
    847
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Occupation:
    Tattoo Artist
    Location:
    leader of the truth coalition
    They didn't really have anybody else to play besides Roco. The Sixers don't have much to offer in terms of athletic swing men who can play perimeter D and score. Anyway, he had a horrible series against Boston but typically he is at least an adequate player with some some short comings. I think as the Sixers continue to progress and get better a guy like Covington ends up as a bench player.
     
  3. sa cyred

    sa cyred No Tanking for #2

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2007
    Messages:
    19,218
    Likes Received:
    723
    Trophy Points:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    SJ
    Yes and no. Now someone feel free to correct me, but I think liberty ballers did an analysis and after his new contract he was playing as a average bench player (offensively that is). It wasn’t just the Celtics series.

    Not hating on his defensive because it really is really good. But his poor shot selection (chucking up 3s) and his inability to do a layup hurt this team.
     
  4. The Madrigal

    The Madrigal Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2016
    Messages:
    4,002
    Likes Received:
    847
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Occupation:
    Tattoo Artist
    Location:
    leader of the truth coalition
    You are agreeing with me. I simply said they didn't have any other options.
     
  5. sa cyred

    sa cyred No Tanking for #2

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2007
    Messages:
    19,218
    Likes Received:
    723
    Trophy Points:
    170
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    SJ
    Sorry read the Celtics part as when he started to be bad.

    I just worked swing shift for the 2nd time ever so abit tired haha
     
  6. The Madrigal

    The Madrigal Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2016
    Messages:
    4,002
    Likes Received:
    847
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Occupation:
    Tattoo Artist
    Location:
    leader of the truth coalition
    All good man.
     
  7. JackStraw

    JackStraw Moving much too slow

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2010
    Messages:
    9,000
    Likes Received:
    1,126
    Trophy Points:
    109
    Location:
    Nouvelle Angleterre
  8. FLYguy3911

    FLYguy3911 Registered User

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2006
    Messages:
    25,759
    Likes Received:
    7,765
    Trophy Points:
    186
    Sixers trying to clean their hands now that BC is gone. :laugh:
    Where Do the Sixers Go From Here?

    1. Fultz wasn't going to workout if they didn't guarantee they were selecting him.

    2. You're really going to base your decision off of a 20 minute, half speed, workout?

    3. You don't trade for the #1 pick unless you absolutely know who you are going to pick.
     
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2018
    Embiid, BigToe and gertbfrobe16 like this.
  9. Lotusflower

    Lotusflower Registered User

    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2013
    Messages:
    1,697
    Likes Received:
    1,055
    Trophy Points:
    94
    The hindsight on Tatum is just obnoxious at this point. The Sixers werent gonna draft him at 3 and they definitely werent gonna draft him at 1.
     
    The Madrigal likes this.
  10. FLYguy3911

    FLYguy3911 Registered User

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2006
    Messages:
    25,759
    Likes Received:
    7,765
    Trophy Points:
    186
    Here go the Kings.

     
    Embiid and JojoTheWhale like this.
  11. JojoTheWhale

    JojoTheWhale Everything matters.

    Joined:
    May 22, 2008
    Messages:
    6,909
    Likes Received:
    5,617
    Trophy Points:
    156
    If anyone was going to take Alt-Right Michael Beasley at 2 in this draft, it would be them. Good lord.

    Meanwhile the Lakers have leaked that they love half the first round. Magic is working overtime.
     
    FLYguy3911 likes this.
  12. The Madrigal

    The Madrigal Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2016
    Messages:
    4,002
    Likes Received:
    847
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Occupation:
    Tattoo Artist
    Location:
    leader of the truth coalition
    I know everyone wants Lebron James and PG13 and rightfully so, but there are some other free agents that could make the Sixers better.

    Avery Bradley
    Tyreke Evans
    Will Barton
    Thaddeus Young
    Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
    Wayne Ellington
     
  13. Hiesenberg

    Hiesenberg Registered User

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2013
    Messages:
    14,245
    Likes Received:
    687
    Trophy Points:
    139
    They have the 25th pick....
     
  14. JackStraw

    JackStraw Moving much too slow

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2010
    Messages:
    9,000
    Likes Received:
    1,126
    Trophy Points:
    109
    Location:
    Nouvelle Angleterre
    Maybe the half they love is the bottom half?
     
    gertbfrobe16 likes this.
  15. gertbfrobe16

    gertbfrobe16 Registered User

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2018
    Messages:
    1,469
    Likes Received:
    1,401
    Trophy Points:
    115
    r.i.p. big al meltzer. a big part of my intrest in basketball started watching him on channel 17 doing big 5 games. one of the best announcers i ever saw.
     
  16. Hollywood Couturier

    Hollywood Couturier Moderator

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2007
    Messages:
    31,689
    Likes Received:
    5,624
    Trophy Points:
    190
    Location:
    South Jersey
    This leak about how Colangelo went against other people in the Sixers front office about taking Fultz stinks to high heaven.

    I say that as someone who despises both of the Colangelo’s but the Sixers are trying to make him the scapegoat in case Fultz doesn’t work out.
     
  17. The Madrigal

    The Madrigal Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2016
    Messages:
    4,002
    Likes Received:
    847
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Occupation:
    Tattoo Artist
    Location:
    leader of the truth coalition
    I agree, I'm not buying it what so ever.
     
  18. Embiid

    Embiid Trust!

    Joined:
    May 27, 2010
    Messages:
    16,137
    Likes Received:
    1,293
    Trophy Points:
    139
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    If Fultz doesn't pan out.. that will be a nasty setback unless they can get James or Leonard. Then it will be a huge opportunity squandered....

    Disconcerting that this guy is not even ready for summer league. Fultz must have the worst white blood cells a teenager has ever had....
     
  19. Embiid

    Embiid Trust!

    Joined:
    May 27, 2010
    Messages:
    16,137
    Likes Received:
    1,293
    Trophy Points:
    139
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    It is actually scary bc Dr. J publically came out with a no confidence vote for Fultz.....to me all indications are that the Sixers are engaging in damage control and they feel he might not be salvageable. I hope to hell this is not the case.....
     
  20. JojoTheWhale

    JojoTheWhale Everything matters.

    Joined:
    May 22, 2008
    Messages:
    6,909
    Likes Received:
    5,617
    Trophy Points:
    156
    Hanlen has previously asked that guys not even play pickup for 3 Months if he's going to rebuild their shots. He wants everything done under his control. I don't know that he has in this case, but it would make an awful lot of sense.
     
  21. Rebels57

    Rebels57 Registered User

    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2014
    Messages:
    35,099
    Likes Received:
    20,101
    Trophy Points:
    141
    Gender:
    Male
    The fact that a prospect that was good enough to be selected 1st overall needs to have his shot rebuilt is mind-blowing to me.
     
    gertbfrobe16, BigToe and Embiid like this.
  22. Embiid

    Embiid Trust!

    Joined:
    May 27, 2010
    Messages:
    16,137
    Likes Received:
    1,293
    Trophy Points:
    139
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    As long as he doesn't make him rebuild his shot from a chair on his back ...
     
  23. HakstolisAFartVacuum

    HakstolisAFartVacuum 9 17 32 14 55 4

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2012
    Messages:
    8,881
    Likes Received:
    4,834
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    Fultz is going to be a star. I fully believe that.

    Also, have you gentlemen read the Griffin comments on the draft? Dropped some interesting tidbits on the Magic and Sixers.
     
  24. The Madrigal

    The Madrigal Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2016
    Messages:
    4,002
    Likes Received:
    847
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Occupation:
    Tattoo Artist
    Location:
    leader of the truth coalition
    How about you drop his interesting tidbits here for us, lol.
     
  25. HakstolisAFartVacuum

    HakstolisAFartVacuum 9 17 32 14 55 4

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2012
    Messages:
    8,881
    Likes Received:
    4,834
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    I was trying to find the quote lmao.

    Check back in like 20 minutes.

    Edit: Found it

    Did anyone hear on NBA Sirius radio David Griffin on the mock draft show? When they were talking about Orlando he mentioned how they need a point guard but Trae Young didn't fit their profile (I guess they have guys that used to be in Milwaukee who historically just draft the best athletes and then figure it out).

    He said Colin Sexton was a better fit for what they (Milwaukee now Orlando) did historically because he's a much better athlete than Trae Young. Anyway, then he tied it to the Sixers. He said Orlando and Philly may be a great fit trade wise. Basically the trade was something to the effect of #6 and Biyombo (who they are trying to salary dump) for #10, #26 and a second or two. He was less clear on exactly what the Sixers would give up. He said the Sixers were trying very hard (may have even said desperately) to move up because their was a player projected in the top 5 that they absolutely loved. And of course, he said there was a chance he fell to 6. This was the first time I had heard this. The show was on last night I believe but I heard a replay of it driving to work this morning.


    Here’s some stuff about the Sixers scouting Mudiay.

    I worked for the 76ers at the time, and Mudiay was a high-priority target for us. After the trade of Michael Carter-Williams midway through that previous season, we had a hole at point guard. We needed to know as much as we could about Mudiay to make the most informed decision possible, but circumstances were making that complicated.

    We did everything we could. We acquired the film of all of his games and watched them in painstaking detail. We recorded stats from that film. We compared his stats to other Americans who had played in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), to get some sense of how his play measured up.

    And what we found concerned us. Mudiay seemed to be lacking a burst around the basket, so that even in the CBA, a league not known for its defense, he was not an efficient scorer. For a player with a shaky shot who had not displayed good touch away from the basket, poor finishing at the rim and a below-average rate of drawing fouls were major red flags. Further testing during his workouts only deepened those fears. Mudiay needed to be a rim attacker, but we feared he didn’t have the athleticism for it.

    Through three full NBA seasons, that analysis seems to have been correct. Mudiay has been one of the least efficient players in the NBA in each of those seasons. In particular, although he does take a high rate of shots at the basket, he has been a dreadful finisher. This past year is the first in which he made more than 50% of his shots at the basket.
     
    gertbfrobe16 and Rebels57 like this.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

monitoring_string = "358c248ada348a047a4b9bb27a146148"