01/31/14 9:54 am EST
Remember when the Washington Redskins started out less than stellar in Robert Griffin’s rookie year? This prompted Head Coach Mike Shanahan to say after one his many losses that year, “We’re not playing for the playoffs, were playing to find out who will be on this roster for years to come”. Well that is what is taking place during 76er games this year, especially with the reserve players.
We all know that the 76ers are tanking this year but there are still pertinent tasks that need to be completed. One of these tasks is finding out who will be able to be a reliable option coming off the bench for the foreseeable future. The answer might be former Georgetown Hoya / D-Leaguer, Hollis Thompson. The 6’8, two hundred and six pound rookie has had an up and down season but might finally be hitting his stride going into the All-Star break. If Thompson can continue to make positive contributions, he may play himself into a new contract and could be 76er for some time.