When the Sixers are Good Again, Who Will Challenge Them?

BY PAUL MANCANO—It could be a while before the Philadelphia 76ers are back in contention for an NBA title. That elusive forth title seems further than ever now following the news that Joel Embiid will miss the entire 2015-16, and may never play in an NBA game.

However, The Process chugs on, churning out draft picks, promising youngsters, and Steve Zack (@szack0). There is hope. There were never promises of NBA rings, but if things go according to Hinkie’s grand scheme, the Sixers could be back in legitimate contention in, say, three to six years. Continue reading

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Antler Rant: Forget Exum, Keep MCW

BY PAUL MANCANO – On Wednesday, the news that Joel Embiid would need foot surgery broke, and everybody lost their minds. The entirety of the online basketball community simultaneously got texts from Sam Hinkie saying the Sixers were without a doubt going to draft Australian point guard Dante Exum (maybe it was a group text or something). Continue reading