Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 7/27/13
Philadelphia 76ers: Best and Worst Moves of the Off Season By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff… Best: Shedding Salary - The team no longer has Andrew Bynum or Jrue Holiday, so other than Thaddeus Young their books are basically empty. That is it, that’s the only positive. Worst: Trading Jrue Holiday - This is very simple, they traded a 23 year old, All Star point guard, who still has upside, who just averaged 18 points and 9 assists per game, for Nerlens Noel, a 215 pound center, with a torn ACL and no offensive game. Yes, they get a lottery pick next year as well, but New Orleans will be far better than people expect and it will be a late lottery pick. Once again, they traded their franchise player, signed long term, at only 11 million per year, for a gimpy, twig of a center, with no offensive game and a late lottery pick. This is one of the worst moves any team has made this off season. A core of Noel, Michael Carter Williams and two 2014 draft picks, is no core at all,...
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