|During today's introductory press conference, Eddie Jordan avoided a minefield. He was bombarded with questions about the team's lack of shooting. Jordan's answer was that he was brought in to make the roster he's given better. To make the shooters on the team better. After the jump, we'll take a look at a few players he's coached before, and see if this might not be an impossible mission.|
|After the jump a few highlights from the press conference introducing Eddie Jordan as the new Sixers head coach.|
|The Princeton offense, we've heard the term more times over the past weekend than ever before. It's dominated our thoughts. It'll be brought up in relation to every roster move, or non-move for the remainder of the Summer. Fairly or not, it will either be the savior or the bane of our existence when the 2009-2010 season unfolds. So let's take a few minutes to talk about it after the jump.|
|Kevin Tatum has a story on Philly.com about three points the Sixers either interviewed, or plan on interviewing: Jonny Flynn, Ty Lawson and Stephen Curry.|
|When I was checking to see if the combine measurements were posted yet, I stumbled across a cool feature at DraftExpress. They have a list of which plays are scheduled to workout for which teams, and when. After the jump, we'll check out the guys already on the Sixers' docket.|
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|I had a chance to catch the point guard portion of the NBA Draft Combine from Chicago on my lunch break this afternoon. A few thoughts after the jump.|
|Andy Miller, Andre Miller's agent (no relation) said the Sixers are still his first choice. During the season, Ed Stefanski said, or at least intimated, that Andre Miller was a part of this team's future. After going over this from about 2,000 different angles, I just don't see bringing him back as a step forward for this franchise. The question is, could they possibly see it differently?|
|UPDATE: Second interview for Eddie Jordan as well.|
Latest comment: from SeanJasner at the Philly Daily News said that Jordan has gotten a 2nd interview, he also believes that Thibodeau might not be a candidate anymore(I disagree). http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/sixers/20090528_Sixers_talk_again_with_Jordan__Casey.html Fagan at the Inq believes John Kuester and...
|Over the next two days, the NBA will hold its first Draft Combine in Chicago. The NBA hopefuls will be poked, prodded, measured and run through drills. Hopefully, we'll get a look at all the measurables for guys like Jrue Holiday, Stephen Curry and Eric Maynor in short order. After the jump we'll take a look at a couple of updated mock drafts and a Q&A with Courtney Witte, director of player personnel for the Sixers.|
|At various points throughout the Summer I'm going to take a shot at playing GM for the Sixers. I've waited until this point for the first installment because I wanted to see what direction the coaching search would take and how the draft lottery would play out. After the jump I'll break down my moves and open the floor to all of yours.|
|The Sixers and Suns will play an exhibition game in Monterrey, Mexico on October 18th. Exciting, exciting news.|
Latest comment: from deepsixersuedeWith the way things are in Mexico, I don!t know if I want my team going there....
|As is often the case, a harmless rumor article having absolutely nothing to do with the Sixers got me thinking...about the Sixers. This time, the article was about Hedo leaving Orlando. After the jump we'll talk about an of opportunity that may present itself after July 1st.|
|Atop everyone's offseason wish list for the Sixers is a three-point shooter. This isn't going to be another post about who could possibly fill that role, instead, we're going to try to take a statistical look at how hard it will be to meet the need.|
|It's time to take a look back on the 2008-2009 season, and assess how each player performed. More importantly, though, I want to pay close attention to how the pieces on this young team progressed. It's Reggie Evans' turn today. Stats, trends, highlights and lowlights after the jump.|
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|A poll and a few random thoughts to get the conversation started on Memorial Day Friday.|