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.
Kate Fagan at philly.com tackles the question, “If the Sixers had it to do over agin, would they draft Evan Turner?”
In case you missed it, Memphis Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley officially killed the AI9 for Rudy Gay rumors.
Is anyone else ecstatic that the Sixers are NOT involved in the Kevin McHale sweepstakes?
If you want to see some great scenery, check out the Sixers Dancers auditions on June 21st.
Via Twitter we learn that Evan Turner (thekidet) was trying to work on his game over at PCOM, but couldn’t use the gym because of a dodge ball game. Damn kids.