Sam Hinkie's rough draft is pretty out there.
Since being traded to Philadelphia, Ish Smith has somehow made the Sixers look like a competitive NBA team. The question now is what's next, for him and the team.
When the Philadelphia 76ers hired Jerry Colangelo, they signaled that Sam Hinkie's "process" might be coming to an end. That might spell relief for the franchise's long-suffering fans.
Positioning in the WNBA's Draft Lottery will now be decided by cumulative two-year record, instead of the previous year's mark. The NBA should consider doing the same.
The NBA is moving away from traditional post players, but Jahlil Okafor's back-to-the-basket prowess could take the Philadelphia 76ers back to the future.
The Sixers under GM Sam Hinkie have come to be known as hoarders and gamblers, but is their benching of Joel Embiid proof of something otherwise?