Originally written on Around the Arc  |  Last updated 6/7/13
Check out the original article in its entirety at Philadunkia:  --"It has been pretty quiet out of Sixers camp since Hinkie’s hiring. No one seems to have much of an idea exactly what direction the team is going to go, including in the draft. Hinkie was at the helm of Houston’s draft board for the past six seasons, so taking a look at trends that occurred during his tenure may provide the most insight as to what he may do with the 76ers.Look down the list of Houston’s draft picks since 2007 and a couple things jump out to you almost immediately. First, Hinkie is attracted to international players, and has used a bunch of picks on players from overseas, several of whom have yet to actually play in the NBA. In 2007 they selected Louis Scola from Spain and Brad Newley from Australia followed by Nic Batum from France in 2008 and Sergio Llull from Spain in 2009. Nikola Mirotic from Spain and Turkey’s Furken Aldemir were selected in 2011 and 2012 respectively, both have yet to make the tr...
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