06/08/10 10:29 am EST
ESPN.com’s Chad Forde is reporting that the 76ers continue to shop Elton Brand’s contract as part of any trade involving the #2 pick. He also recants his earlier prediction that the Sixers will draft Derrick Favors at #2.
With all the attention on the Draft and new head coach Doug Collins, JSams at Libertyballers.com takes a moment to look over the potential free agent moves the Sixers could make this summer. Could Kyle Korver be headed back to Philly?
SI.com’s Frank Hughes writes that while John Wall is the best player in the Draft, Evan Turner is the best fit for the Wizards. If Washington selects Turner, that sure would put the 76ers in a curious spot on Draft night.
Brian over at depressedfan.com wants the Sixers to target sharp shooter JJ Redick with their MLE.
Former 76er Monty Williams will be named the new head coach in New Orleans today.
Draftexpress.com has the Sixers selecting Evan Turner with the 2nd pick on June 24th. NBAdraft.net says it will be Turner as well.
On the other hand Steve Kyler at hoopsworld.com predicts the Sixers will grab Derrick Favors.
Larry Brown continues to play head games regarding whether or not he will return as the Bobcats coach. Now that the Episcopal Academy job in suburban Philly has been filled, LB has one less option available to him. “I’m under contract and doing my job.” Brown said, addressing his future in Charlotte. Try to contain your enthusiasm Larry.
Via Twitter we learn that AI9 is at a Nike kids camp in China.
Also Via Twitter we learn that Louis is back home in the ATL, but still getting his workouts in.
Last Twitter item…potential Sixer draft pick Evan Turner has been a traveling man of late, going from Dallas to SF and then to Columbus.