2010 NBA Draft: Would the Sixers Trade the #2 Pick to Fix the Past?

June 12th, 2010 by Bradley Chandler Leave a reply »
The 2010 NBA Draft is just under two weeks away and it seems like everyday there is a new rumor or report that the Philadelphia 76ers are looking to shop their second overall pick. The speculation and hoopla about the situation has hit a fever pitch and I'm even getting questions from readers about what the Sixers will do.

After going 27-55 and immediately firing head coach Eddie Jordan, the team began to realize that there was not a lot to look forward to on Broad Street. When the Draft Lottery came around, the Sixers were given something they haven't possessed in years... the upper hand.

With the mismanaging of contracts by general manager Ed Stefanki, moves that will exclude the Sixers from making a run at any free agent, the team is using their only glimmer of hope (the second pick) to become relevant again.

Most, if not every Mock Draft, has the Sixers taking All-American Evan Turner with the pick and this move makes sense. The Sixers can solidify their backcourt for years to come by taking Turner. They already have their point guard of the future in Jrue Holiday who played increasingly well as the season went on and the move just makes ...

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