The 2012 NBA Draft has come and gone, and the Philadelphia 76ers had another active draft in which they surprised many by selecting Moe Harkless with No. 15 overall pick and trading for the No. 27 pick, Arnett Moultrie.
Now comes the offseason, which includes the process of trades, re-signing one's own players, signing veteran free agents and looking at the league's undrafted free agents (UDFAs).
There are always the select 60 whose names are called by David Stern or deputy commissioner Adam Silver, but there are dozens of others who weren't fortunate to make the cut. Sometimes it is because of injury or because of other concerns that make NBA executives less willing to take a flier on them.
2012 is another great example, featuring at least fifteen high-caliber college players who could help NBA rosters in the short-term. The goal of signing any undrafted free agent is to get an effective role player, and if you're lucky, find a potential NBA starter whose potential was unaccounted for by the rest of the league.
Here are six such players who GM Rod Thorn and the Sixers should be looking at.
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