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The San Antonio Spurs opened the Western Conference finals resembling the past champions who've been there so many times before.
CHICAGO - Rudy Gobert was the biggest prospect at the NBA draft combine. The center from France stands 7 foot 1/2 in his socks and 7-2 in his sneakers. He has an incredible 7-81/2 wingspan and massive hands.
CHICAGO - C.J. McCollum remains intrigued with the 76ers even though they didn't request to interview him at the NBA draft combine.
After missing final stretch of season with a foot injury, Lehigh guard wants to show he can take his game to the next level.
No NBA general manager who wants to get his roster from Point A to Point B ever begins that process by trying to construct a four-team trade.
CHICAGO - There's a thought that Indiana post player Cody Zeller would have gone in the top five of last year's NBA draft.
The NBA Draft combine continues through its second day with a few big names finishing up testing. Most notable? Shane Larkin recorded the second-biggest maximum vertical leap in combine history.
Former Indiana forward Cody Zeller said his interview with the 76ers went well. “I think I’ll fit in well there,” said Zeller, who met with the Sixers’ brass on Thursday at the NBA draft combine.
With Sam Hinkie at the helm it is safe to assume that the Sixers will dial back their dependence on maddening mid-range shots, and instead focus on higher-efficiency areas.
Chip Kelly, Sam Hinkie and Joe Banner blind you with brightness.
CHICAGO - Jeff Withey is projected to be picked in the middle of the first round in the NBA draft next month. The Kansas center is keyed up about Friday's interview with the Sixers, who are likely to pick 11th.
CHICAGO - In another three months, Sam Hinkie hopes to relocate his family and begin house hunting. For now, the 76ers' new general manager and president of basketball operations - the guy with perhaps the toughest job in Philly - is preoccupied with salvaging a franchise.