As they stand right now, the 2011-12 76ers — if they ever take the court next season — have some very obvious issues. Finding a big man in the middle who can contribute nightly and doing a much, much better job on the defensive boards would be two items at the top of that list.
Still despite the above ills, in our collective opinions it is NOT unreasonable to think that in this upcoming season the Sixers could win 48-50 games and a playoff series.
Some of us here at Philadunkia would be be as bold as to say that anything less from the 2011-2 season is unacceptable.
However, there is one issue on the Sixers roster that is being overshadowed by the more pressing problems mentioned above. It is possible this one underlying issue could derail a 50-win season for the Sixers next year. The problem we are talking about is, ‘What do the Sixers do at the two-guard spot in 2011-12?’
So the question put to the scribes here at Philadunkia was, ‘Can last year’s starter Jodie Meeks supply enough game from the 2-guard spot to help the Sixers reach the above goals in 2011-12?’
If your answer was “No”, then our writers were asked to explain their ideas for what should the Sixers do to solve their 2-guard issue so that they can achieve the goals mentioned above for next year.