The Sixers have plenty of cap room. That’s the good news. The bad news is that they’re unlikely to spend much in free agency for various reasons.
Jahlil Okafor will be busy this summer as the Sixers announce the team's top draft pick will play in two NBA summer leagues in July.
A league source confirmed the Sixers have declined to make a qualifying offer to Henry Sims, while a report states the same about Glenn Robinson III.
5dDon't believe anything you read that includes the words "reports," "sources," or "rumored."
5dLet's be honest, who knows what will transpire at the NBA draft. But if things go differently than expected, Kristaps Porzingis and Emmanuel Mudiay could be Sixers.
5d"That is the majority opinion inside the Lakers' front office," Ding said. "I expect the Lakers to take Russell."
5dAllen Iverson covets a position in the Philadelphia 76ers front office, so what would he do if he were Sam Hinkie in the war room tonight?
5dIf the Lakers take Jahlil Okafor with the second pick in tonight's NBA draft, then the Sixers could do the expected and select D'Angelo Russell. But if the Lakers pass on Oakfor and take Russell, then look out.
5dThe question for me, then, isn't so much who the Sixers will take with the #3 pick tonight — if indeed, they end up picking there at all — but what the story of Philly's 2015 draft will be.
5dIn his final mock draft, John Gonzalez projects Latvian big man Kristaps Porzingis to the Sixers, who miss out on D'Angelo Russell by a pick.