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Today marks the NBA’s trade deadline, meaning the last time eternally-restless #LOLSixers’ GM Sam Hinkie can shuffle the portfolio of his hedge fund, err, NBA team for a few months. So he was quite active. Check it out:
Sixers get JaVale McGee and OKC first-rounder from Denver, I’m told
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) February 19, 2015
Philadelphia has traded K.J. McDaniels to Houston for Isaiah Canaan and a second round pick, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 19, 2015
ESPN sources: Brandon Knight to Phoenix. MCW and Tyler Ennis to Milwaukee. Isaiah Thomas and picks to Philadelphia
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 19, 2015
To recap, the #LOLSixers no longer have Michael Carter Williams, a first round pick from 2013 and the 2014 Rookie of the Year; or KJ McDaniels, a second round pick who was averaging 9.2 points per game. The #LOLSixers obtained McGee, whom they will probably waive, as well as Isaiah Canaan, two first round draft picks and a second round draft pick. Nobody ever really understands what Hinkie is doing, other than that he can never get enough draft picks. Either way, the actions clearly blew the minds of Philadelphia basketball fans and at least one #LOLSixers player.
Someone tell me what’s going on please help
— Joel-Hans Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) February 19, 2015
Sixers just traded MCW and KJ McDaniels… I don’t even know anymore
— Matt Mizanin (@BroadStPhanatic) February 19, 2015
I just like blacked out for a few minutes my brain could not process all of this
— FanSince09 (@FanSince09) February 19, 2015
Sam Hinkie, into a secure landline telephone: “Tell me…back on the island, did you play any basketball?” Marcus Mariota: “A little, why?”
— Zoo With Roy (@zoowithroy) February 19, 2015
NBA Draft Order 2015 1. Sixers 2. Sixers 3-29. Sixers 30. Sixers
— Travis Hughes (@TravisSBN) February 19, 2015