PHILADELPHIA — If the 76ers are going to make a significant move before the March 15 deadline, it almost certainly would involve getting a veteran big man to bring some depth and security in the low post.
The problem with that need is that there are a lot of teams with the same issue.
Elton Brand, who has been dealing with a nagging thumb injury that has complicated the frontcourt situation for the Sixers, realizes the more center Spencer Hawes watches games in a suit with a sore Achilles’ heel, the more likely a trade occurs.
A day after Collins missed the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s win over the Pistons with dizziness, he declared himself back to normal.
“I feel great. (Tuesday) I took a long walk with (assistant coach) Michael Curry, got a massage and think I got really dehydrated,” Collins said. “I didn’t sleep a lot over the break thinking about how to get our team on track.”
Collins took in some fluids and got extra rest Wednesday morning, leaving some of the pregame pre...