HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS – That’s quite a revolving door they’ve got spinning around in Philadelphia.
One day the rumor mill has Andre Iguodala going cross country to the Warriors in exchange for little man Monta Ellis. The next day the gossip is focused a bit south down the California coast where Iguodala could go to the Clippers for big man Chris Kaman.
Looming over everything is the story that long-time club owner Ed Snider is on the verge of selling the Sixers.
In one scenario, bringing in Ellis would put the Sixers in a go-go attack with a small lineup that could get up and down the floor and score points. But it would also mean that Ellis has to fit into a backcourt with fellow speedsters Jrue Holiday and Lou Williams as one more guy who needs the ball in his hands to be effective. And are we really sure Evan Turner could thrive at small forward?
In the second option, the Sixers are going back to a traditional lineup with a big man in Kaman in the middle, though they would be taking a gamble on a center that’s missed 117 games due to injury over the past four seasons. He’d be paired with his former Clippers teammate, Elton Brand, but wouldn’t that clog up the low post?