Posts Tagged ‘PCOM’

WROTEN MAKES CASE FOR STARTING PG

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

tonywrotenmediadayblackcopyAnyone who reads me closely on this site should know that I’ve had a very critical view of point guard Michael Carter-Williams since his No. 11 selection by the Sixers in the 2013 NBA Draft.

Much to my displeasure, my fears about the 6-foot-6, 185 pound guard were realized during Orlando Pro Summer League where he looked lost on offense, atrocious at shooting the basketball and was physically a ways away from using his height to his advantage against his competition.

In terms of his averages he looked deceivingly good with 13.6 points, 6.8 assists, 4.2 rebounds but he shot a miserable 27-percent from the field while committing 4.8 turnovers a game. On defense, he was being pushed around by stronger and quicker guards like Victor Oladipo and Jeremy Lamb.

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COACH BROWN ON KHALIF

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

khalifpracshirtYesterday during a lengthy media session, 76ers head coach Brett Brown had some very interesting comments on former Temple star and friend of  this site, Khalif Wyatt.

When asked about Wyatt, a rookie who comes to camp on a partially guaranteed contract, Brown said, “I think he’s tempting.  There’s a tantalizing part of him, you know, ‘Is he Gary Neal?” – a scoring point guard, or [something] very similar.  Khalif passes very well, Khalif has a knack for scoring, Khalif’s got to get in great shape…”

After the jump, more of Brown’s thoughts on Wyatt as well as the recent interview Khalif did for Philadunkia.

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