Originally written June 09, 2013 on Five Tool Tool:
Come on down, New Coach! This is probably weeks, if not months, ahead of when the actual hire will take place, especially since nearly a quarter of the league has openings right now and this might be the least attractive of any of the openings, but it needs to be said. The next Sixers coach should not be George Karl. Or Larry Brown, or Lionel Hollins, or Nate McMillan, Mo Cheeks or any other Big Name that might sell tickets to utter fools and/or give the franchise's remaining 38 fans delusions of a playoff run in 2013-14. Rather, this. The next Sixers coach should be known to, well, nearly no one outside of serious basketball circles. This isn't a quick job, folks. Other than point guard Jrue Holliday and tweener forward Thaddeus Young, there isn't a major piece in place right now, and if you want to cast doubt on both of those guys as being top 10 in the league at their relative positions, I won't argue with you. Starting center Spencer Hawes is soft and erratic...
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