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To me, the Sixers did all the right things during this offseason.
They hired one of the smartest brains in basketball in Doug Collins, they drafted an excellent shooting guard with the No. 2 pick in Evan Turner, and they showed their loyalty to Elton Brand by letting him concentrate on getting back in shape.
So far, all of this has amounted to a 2-10 start.
What the Sixers unfortunately need to consider now more than ever is trading their star Andre Iguodala, who is as perfect a No. 2 guy as you will get in the league, but he is not the go-to scorer they want/need him to be.
It is a shame, too, because Elton Brand has come back strong, Turner has shown signs and Holiday will one day be a premier point guard in the league.
However, the Sixers have no shot-blocking in the post (they said goodbye to that once they dealt Samuel Dalembert), and as young, athletic, and impressive as they are in spurts, this team needs to trade its best player now in order to attain potential cap relief. It should hope to construct a team around a Turner and Holiday backcourt.