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Still living out of a suitcase in a hotel, Sam Hinkie has yet to really settle in Philadelphia.
But in four months, he's already become quite comfortable running the 76ers.
Hinkie has already made sweeping changes in his short tenure as Philadelphia's president and general manager, hiring coach Brett Brown, trading All-Star point guard Jrue Holiday, hoarding future draft picks, and making moves for low-cost, low-risk players who could blossom in the right system.
He's done it all with the simple mission of turning the Sixers into winners.
Just not this season.
In the NBA, fans like to call down seasons ''tanking,'' though the Sixers prefer to call the 2013-14 season simply the first step in a rebuilding process toward the franchise's first championship since 1983.
Whatever it's called, the Sixers are set to steel themselves for the losses ahead as long as it means brighter seasons down the road. Hinkie and Brown won't necessarily be judg...
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The 76ers acquired Royce White from the Houston Rockets in July, but it looks like they may not have even wanted him.
76ers forward Royce White, who has an anxiety disorder, reportedly will open the Royce White Institute of Mental Health in Houston's Bee Busy Wellness Center.
After taking ex-NBA superstar Allen Iverson to court multiple times, Iverson's ex-wife Tawanna has had enough, as she's asking a judge to force Iverson to pay $1.2 million in back child support, RIGHT NOW.After the couple's divorce, Iverson was force to pay $8000 per month in child support for their five kids. However, Iverson hasn't paid anything child support, as...
The Philadelphia 76ers continue to wait on signing first round picks Michael Carter-Williams and Nerlens Noel to rookie contracts.
The 76ers have additional cap space by delaying those signings.
Noel has a cap hold of $2,643,600, while Carter-Williams' cap hold is $1,834,100.
Royce White has never played a game in the NBA after being drafted by the Houston Rockets in 2012. White suffers from an anxiety disorder which makes flying difficult. In July of 2013, the Rockets traded White and Turkish prospect Furkan Aldemir to the 76′ers receiving “future considerations” and cash AKA nothing to relieve themselves of the former Iowa state big man.
Tweet The Houston Rockets selected Royce White with the 16th overall pick in 2012 NBA Draft. After not playing a single game in his rookie season because of not practicing and being sent to the D-League, White was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers this summer. Even with him no longer being on the Rockets, White […]
The Philadelphia 76ers have hired Chad Iske as an assistant coach on the staff of Brett Brown.
Iske has developed a great reputation for player development under George Karl.
Jim Boylen is the newest addition to the San Antonio Spurs coaching staff as he comes over from the Indiana Pacers. His addition to the Spurs staff will be valuable this season especially after losing Mike Budenholzer and Brett Brown.
Boylen is typically known as being a hard-nosed, tough coach who works with big men, but in this great piece by Ken Rodriguez, it talks...