HOW WILL THESE SIXERS DO? (CHET’S TAKE, 10/18/17)

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The start of a new season almost always begins with hope, but that hadn’t really been the case with the Philadelphia 76ers in recent years. We knew there would be lots of losses. It was all part of “the process,” we were told. Well, that original process is now over – or has, at the very least, transformed into a …

Nerlens, Ersan Gone: Now What? (Chet’s Take, 2-23-17)

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So, the NBA’s 2017 trade deadline has come and gone, and Jahlil Okafor is still a 76er. Meanwhile, Nerlens Noel – who had been the Sixers’ longest-tenured player (he was acquired in a June 2013 draft-night trade) – and Ersan İlyasova are gone, with nothing of any great value coming to the Sixers in return. The one new acquisition who …