Is Spencer Hawes Good Enough to Start?

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Is Spencer Hawes Good Enough to Start?
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It's been a tough three years with Spencer Hawes in Philadelphia. Our prospect big man, who started 150 games over his first three seasons as a Sixer, has been the quintessential NBA tease over his time in Philly, playing well enough for stretches to gradually raise our expectations, until he pulls the bottom out from under us with a week or a month of subpar play, only to begin the cycle over again. The flashes of growth and unteachable talent are always offset by flashes of regression and general incompetence, and at the end of the day, it's exceedingly difficult to tell if we have a really good NBA player who just needs to learn consistency, or a seven-foot mirage whose deficiencies will always outweigh his perceived “potential.”

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