Maurice Harkless Has Longer Name, Different Game Than Sixers Fans Wanted

The Philadelphia 76ers had quite a few options when their turn came during Thursday night's NBA Draft, but there wasn't much of a consensus for who they should pick.

SB Nation's own Liberty Ballers had a few ideas as far as who the Sixers should select, but it doesn't seem like they figured Moe Harkless -- excuse us -- Maurice Harkless would fit in their initial plans.

I think Harkless is an intriguing prospect, but I see him fitting terribly with the Sixers, even if he reaches his full potential. If the Sixers lacked team athleticism and/or perimeter defenders, I'd be all for taking a flier on Harkless. But because they don't, I'll pass, unless he somehow fell to pick 45, or the Sixers back.

The Sixers fans aren't exactly disappointed with the Harkless pick, though, because they've decided to take a glass half-full approach:

A corresponding trade is almost certain. It will probably be Iguodala, but don't rule out Evan Turner or Thaddeus Young.

The readers weren't quite as optimistic, however:

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At least there were some As!

For more on the Sixers, please visit Liberty Ballers and SB Nation Philly.

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