What To Do at No. 2? A Philadelphia 76ers Draft Preview

June 21st, 2010 by David Rosenblum Leave a reply »
Will the Sixers Turn to an Ohio Stater to fix their problems, or do they Favor a Yellow Jacket? Maybe they will take a risky bet on their Cousins to bring them back into contention...

..but enough with the overused puns. Thursday night is the 2010 NBA Draft, one of huge significance for our 76ers. Coming off of a disappointing 27-55 season the Sixers got some lottery luck (unlike our Flyers from 2007) and moved up in the draft to the #2 overall pick.  With this pick they should be able to take a high quality player that they could build around for years to come.

This stroke of luck (and bad play in the previous year) came at just the right time, with a new and highly motivated coach in Doug Collins and the departure of the un-fundamentally sound Samuel Dalembert.  The 76ers have a unique opportunity to start fresh, with a new coach and system to groom a young nucleus of players, and even for a person who isn't a fan of the NBA you can't help but have some hope for the Sixers in the coming seasons.


I hate Ohio State, but I'll take it  

The consensus choice at this pick (after sensational freshman J ...

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