Originally posted on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 10/25/13
The Philadelphia 76ers are in full ‘tanking’ mode for the upcoming NBA season. The front office has set up the roster for the upcoming 2013-14 NBA season in hopes that they will end up having one of the worst records in the league. When this happens in the NBA, your team has a better chance at getting more ping pong balls than the rest of the non-playoff teams in the NBA Draft Lottery. The upcoming NBA Draft is being hyped as one of the best drafts since 2003 when LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh were the headliners. With the likes of Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins, Julius Randle, Marcus Smart, and others entering the draft, non-playoff teams are in hopes of just landing in the top 5. And just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse in Philadelphia NBA basketball land this season. It happened. The 76ers coach, Brett Brown was recently quoted referring to the talent on this years roster, “You have six NBA players and then you have a bunch of guys who are fighting for spots and want to be seen and need opportunity.” Either the rest of the team takes this as motivation, or they quit on him before the season even tips off next week. Let the drama unfold… [sbnation]       Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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