John Gonzalez


The Sixers played in Milwaukee on Wednesday evening. The Bucks stomped their guests. The victory was important to the Bucks, who are sixth in the Eastern Conference playoff race.


They’re not boring.


Sam Hinkie and his plan have been assailed from the beginning. He has a lot of critics. He might have even more after Thursday’s trade frenzy. He almost certainly doesn’t care.


Sam Hinkie isn’t afraid to make moves. You have no doubt noticed. From shipping Jrue Holiday to New Orleans to bundling Thaddeus Young off to Minnesota, he’s been the UPS of GMs.