The Resurrection of the Traditional Rebuild

The Philadelphia 76ers and their swashbuckling General Manager Sam Hinkie are engaging in a rebuild that is more scheme than project at this stage. They’ve yanked the tanking loophole wide open, so much so that they’ve made it a gateway with their multiple year bottoming out and perpetual kicking the can down the road. Hinkie may still prove to be some kind of twisted genius before all is said and done, but at this stage …

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Hoopscritic: NBA Draft Live Blog

  Welcome to the first ever Hoopscritic live blog.  Tonight, we will be updating you with everything related to the NBA Draft. It is twelve o’clock eastern standard time and we can not wait for the draft to get under way.   I will be updating throughout the day and night as we kick off this very exciting 2015 NBA Draft.  Don’t forget to follow the team on twitter too! 12:51 pm – Jacob Noble …

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Seven Questions Heading into the 2015 NBA Draft

Which of Philadelphia, New York, and Los Angeles most needs a home run in the draft? Why? Philadelphia and it isn’t close. We are heading into year 3 of the most drastic tanking plan in NBA history set into motion by Sam Hinkie and the only positive result we’ve seen from it is Nerlens Noel. Now, with Embiid seemingly having a major setback and possibly missing another season, Hinkie’s job will depend on this pick …

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Brian Geltzeiler’s Annual Mock Draft: 2015 Edition

It’s that time of year again.  The Finals have ended with some fresh blood sitting atop the championship throne.  And just like that, the race to get back there begins.  With draft night approaching, it’s time to do a  mock draft…or in some cases, mock the draft.  Keep in mind, this mock draft is a little different than others.  It’s an amalgam of what I think should happen, what I think will happen, and who …

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