05/20/11 10:31 am EST
Dei Lynam at csnphilly.com is in Chicago for the NBA combine and has some quotes from the various bigs the Sixers are considering at #16.
You can watch the NBA Combine live on ESPN3 and ESPNU today.
Staying with the 2011 NBA Draft…
- nbadraft.net and foxsports.com still have the 7-6 drafting 7-0 Lithuanian prospect Donatas Motiejunas. We don’t think will happen as for some reason Motiejunas is sky rocketing up the 2011 Draft Board and probably won’t be around at #16.
- Over at SI.com, Sam Amick believes Rod Thorn & Co. will go with versatile forward Tobias Harris (Tenn.).
- Via Yahoo Sports, Jonathan Givony at DraftExpress.com predicts the 76ers will select 20-year old power forward Tristan Thompson.
- Sean Kane at csnphilly.com has the Sixers grabbing Kenneth Faried out of Morehead State. We wouldn’t be against that as Faried is a monster on the glass and played four years of college ball, so he should be ready to contribute next year. Here’s Faried’s profile from draftexpress.com.