Will Philadelphia 76ers Win Again This Season?

March 25th, 2014 by Grant Hughes Leave a reply »

The overall design of the Philadelphia 76ers' master plan might rub a few NBA purists the wrong way, but with a potential 36-game losing streak in sight, there's no questioning the perfection of its execution.

The Sixers are on an epic skid, losing games like crazy and closing in on the NBA's all-time mark for consecutive defeats. In doing so, they're positioning themselves nicely to secure top lottery position (as long as those pesky Milwaukee Bucks snag another couple of wins) and hasten their rebuilding effort.

Set in motion months ago when new general manager Sam Hinkie sent away All-Star Jrue Holiday in exchange for the injured Nerlens Noel and a top-five protected pick in 2014, Philly's deliberate efforts to lose have been long in the making. And just in case the plan wasn't thorough enough, the Sixers gave away Spencer Hawes, Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen for next to nothing at the trade deadline.

This is a thorough, top-to-bottom tank job.

So if the Sixers manage to win another game this year, something's gone horribly wrong. Besides, there are other kinds of wins that ...

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