Brett Brown, whom you could tell was not completely on-board with the tanking and asset swapping when we talked to him on our podcast earlier this year, told the media before the game tonight – a loss to the Heat – that he would prefer not to coach gypsies next year:
“To coach gypsies, to have to coach a revolving door, that’s not what I’m looking for.”
The Sixers lost but the Nets won, so the Sixers probably won’t get the Heat’s first-round draft pick this year. But, they’ll have their own. And Joel Embiid should play next year. And Dario Saric will probably be here in a year. Things might start turning around soon. Maybe.
Anyway, this presented the perfect opportunity for Howard Eskin to be a douche: