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dweebowitz

  • joined Jan 12, 2010
  • last login Jul 09, 2014
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Dr. Strangedraft; or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Plan

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2000 words, more or less, wrapping up Draft Night and what it meant to me. Because why say something in 350 words when you can provide all your friends with their bowl reading for the day.

With the Third Pick...

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I know who the Sixers are taking. OK, maybe not, but I do. And you know it.

The Embiid Effect

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A surprisingly rational article about the effect of Embiid's foot injury on the Sixers' long-term plans.

From LinkedIn: Why LeBron James Will Sign With The 76ers

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I swear that I had absolutely nothing to do with the writing of this article.

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I Require Andrew Wiggins.

It's official. I will be completely unsatisfied with this draft if we do not have the opportunity to draft Andrew Wiggins. Everyone else sucks and if we don't get him the team will suck for the...

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The Future of Our Franchise...

All of us here at LB have been in a froth about the trade deadline coming on Thursday, and about the draft this summer, as events that will somehow transform our team from the lovable losers (or...

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Why I Hate This Season

So. We're almost to the midway point of the season, and our Sixers are bad, but not horrible, at least not consistently. Tonight, they have the Pistons coming in, a team only one game behind them...

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Dr. Strangetank, or, How I Learned to Relax and Love the Occasional Win

You have to figure, after the 3-0 start ,they're a much more appropriate 3-8, and just broke a 4-game losing streak. Even the blindest squirrel is going to find a nut here and there. There was no...

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I'm not seeing it...

Having had some time to myself the last couple of weeks, I've had an opportunity to spend some of it (the part that wasn't spent having my kid jump all over me or shlepping him all over the...

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Hinkie's Big Gamble, or, Something Smells Funny and It's Not In My Fridge

As everyone knows, Hinkie made an offer to Brett Brown to coach our beloved Sixers. We all love Brett Brown, and we all love that he's not Michael Curry. I think we are generally agreed that having...

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Thoughts for a random Sunday morning.

(with a h/t to our buddy @KyleNeubeck for getting me thinking along these lines. Read his stuff. It's good.) I love Hinkie. You love Hinkie. We all love Hinkie. Pretty much everyone here would be...

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Meet Tha Nu BOSS!

I have been one of the bigger Turner cheerleaders here since the day he was drafted, until about the middle of this season, when I realized that I don't see that he's terribly good at basketball....

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Requiem for a Lightweight: The '12-'13 Sixers

This was going to be our year. We were looking at a 2 seed in the East, had a legitimate weapon against the Heat, we're poised to make some noise. Excitement was high in Sixerville. Even Levin was...

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Why 'Dough' Must Go

"The coach can't play the game." "He deserves the benefit of the doubt." "But he's a Real Philly Guy." "Got us to within one game of the ECF only last year." "The front office loves him." "He's...

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In Defense Of Kwame Brown, Sorta

Kwame has been bad, but... well yeah he's been bad. But not that bad!

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Meet Tha New BOSS...

...way different than Tha old BOSS! (with apologies to Pete Townshend) Let's talk Swaggy. He's everything I don't like about basketball players. He's a remorseless chucker, with a BOSS-like shot...

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The Pseudo-Official LB SWAG-OFF!!!

With all this talk of swag lately, not to mention Swaggy P himself joining us here in Philly, I couldn't help but wonder about the most important question of all: Which one of our LB hosts is the...

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Curmudgeon's Corner: God Hates Sixers Fans.

We were delusional. We just love our team too much. We were naive. Pick your excuse. We went through the draft, picking guys who weren't terribly good at basketball, but had athleticism and size,...

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Dr. Strangedraft; or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Moe Harkless

While I'm still not performing the requisite maypole dance, I'm willing to wait and see what we have before I completely write them off. Here's where I am right now: 1) Love the aggressiveness and...

Fascinating...

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I can take or leave Hollinger, and even he admits to the flaws in his system, but the statistical analysis destroys most of the players the Sixers are looking at to draft. Since it's an Insider article, I'll glean from it the guys most of us have been talking about at #15. The number is projected PER. Terrence Jones: 14.28 (behind Draymond Green, among others) Marquis Teague: 13.18 (surprisingly well-ranked among perimeter players) Quincy Miller: 12.94 (ahead of Bradley Beal, Harrison Barnes, and Jeremy Lamb) John Henson: 12.11 (behind Furkan Aldemir, whoever that is) Andre Drummond 12.05 Austin Rivers: 9.85 (BOSS!!!) Terrence Ross: 9.12 Perry Jones III: 8.77 (!) Tyler Zeller: 8.23 (behind JaMychal Green) Meyers Leonard: 7.22 (behind, like, almost everyone, except...) Arnett Moultrie: 6.42 (but at least he's not as bad as...) Miles Plumlee: 2.49 (I don't think he was under consideration, but still...wow!)

Thorpe Be Crazy! (More Brilliance from the Worldwide Leader...)

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David Thorpe has finally lost his mind completely... This is an Insider article, so for those of you who refuse to pay for really wretched analysis, I'll sum up: - He wants the Sixers to draft Terrence Jones. - He describes Hawes as having "strong defensive upside," but "not offering much on offense." - He gushes all over Jrue (who regressed in a fairly serious way this year, for the most part), which sounds nice until you realize that Jrue is one of "his guys." - Speaking of centers, he does not even speak the name of Vucevic, who seems to have some legitimate offensive ability, even if he lacks testicular fortitude. Seems like more "analysis" by someone who didn't bother watching a single Sixers game this season and looked at the basic stats to come up with something to say.

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Curmudgeon's Corner: Meet the New Boss (or BOSS)...

I need to express my distaste for the information that has come to us today. Now. I've never been a supporter of Thorn. His hiring, as one of our Twitterz people put it was "so Sixers Comcast." A...

Latest DX Draft Completely Sucks for Sixers

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15: Austin Rivers (NoooooOOOOOooooOOOooooo...) 45: JaMychal Green (Why?) 54: William Buford (Who?) God help us every one.

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Curmudgeon's Corner: Five After Midnight...

Ball's over, Cinderella. Sixers no longer Be Crazy. It was great fun, but it was just one of those things. So. The magical, highly unlikely, and wildly entertaining playoff run is over. Did we...

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Curmudgeon's Corner: I love Evan Turner, but...

I read Jordan's most recent posting about how Evan Turner is showing improvement during the playoffs with great interest. Frankly, I haven't seen it, other than the first couple of games in...

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