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Andrew Wiggins is the prized prospect in the 2014 NBA draft class.
If you haven't figured out by now, the Sixers are trying to lose as many games as they can during the 2013-14 season.
Having the worst record in the NBA would give them a 25 percent shot at getting the No. 1 pick in the 2014 draft. The beautiful part is that Philadelphia is more than capable of having the worst record in the league.
But you don't play to lose. You play to win, right?
The answer is yes, unless you have the 2014 draft class waiting for you if you do have a bad year.
Get ready to be sick of hearing about Andrew Wiggins, because he will be the talk of both college basketball and the NBA draft for months to come. The attention he's getting is more than warranted, though. He is beyond explosive, has shooting range out to the three-point line and can handle the ball like a point guard at 6' 8".
One of the 30 NBA franchises will be lucky enough to get this kid; Philadelphia is hoping it's them.
Still though, the Sixers aren't in bad shape if they don't land Wiggins. Julius Randle, Jabari Parker and Dante Exum are three of a handful of other players who have star potential.
We also can't forget that Philly gets the New Orleans Pelicans' first-round draft pick as long as the Pelicans don't get a top-six pick in the draft.
The potential to have two high lottery picks in a draft with as much talent as the upcoming one is reason enough for the Sixers to tank away the 2013-14 year.
It could really pay off.