Sam Hinkie has been on the job for about a year now. He's made quite a few moves. Some were bigger than others. Some involved trades. Some were cap-space reliant.
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.
Spencer Hawes left the Sixers' practice facility Thursday afternoon for the final time. He was carrying a cardboard box with his name written in marker on it and a few belongings inside.
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.”