In most cities around the NBA, Thursday provided a boring trade deadline.
Grab a pen and a notepad. We’ll go through what the Sixers did at the trade deadline in an attempt to connect the dots. There are many, many dots.
At 3:15 p.m., Evan Turner left the Sixers’ practice facility after the trade deadline had passed, thinking he was going to be a Sixer for at least 27 more games.
He made it sound simple. And it is.
“The whole purpose of this year,” Brett Brown said, “has been about identifying people to move forward with.”