"I really didn’t know what to expect from the Sixers heading into Thursday night’s NBA Draft. I headed to Brooklyn sort of sensing a trade; Hinkie had just been too dang quiet to not have something up his sleeve. I thought maybe Evan Turner would (finally) be shipped out of town, or maybe even super-Sixer Thaddeus Young. Or maybe Hinkie would just trade the entire team for the current Houston Rockets roster; I didn’t know, anything seemed possible.
Anyway, I didn’t want to think about it too deeply on the car ride there, fearing that honing in too deeply on Hinkie would impair my driving ability, so I just listened to some old Notorious B.I.G. albums instead; I was going to Brooklyn, it seemed fitting.
After fighting through unnecessary Brooklyn
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As difficult as it is to believe, it is actually somewhat difficult to obtain accurate “inside” information in the media room at the NBA Draft. Not because there isn’t any of it, but because there is actually too much. Everyone has some scoop or story on a trade or a possible pick. You sort of have to sift through the soot to get some half-decent, semi-accurate information.