NBA Trade Rumors: Will the Philadelphia 76ers Trade Andre Iguodala?

December 30th, 2010 by Andrew J. Kearney Leave a reply »
It's been clear throughout this season that Andre Iguodala no longer wants to be a Philadelphia 76er.  Both Iguodala and the 76ers are moving in different directions and aren't included in one another's future plans.  The 76ers have been trying to rid of Iguodala for quite some time but have yet to pull the trigger.  

Dubbed a "franchise player," Iguodala sure hasn't performed as one.  Iguodala's presence as team leader has been marred by poor, inconsistent play.  At this point in time, they would be best off moving Iguodala for more young talent to build with.  

Draft picks are also key and the 76ers need as many of them as they can get.  Building through the draft is a good way to start.  The organization feels as if they did that last year by drafting Evan Turner with the second overall pick in the NBA draft.  With another lottery pick in 2011, the 76ers would be sitting nicely.  

Most teams build with/around a "big man" which is the next draft route that the 76ers may need to take.  The coming draft is highlighted by such "big men."  Notables include Baylor's Perry Jones, Kentucky's ...

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