As soon as December 9 comes, NBA general managers will be on the phone 24/7 in order to land their prized free agents, as they only have a week or two to do so.
Unfortunately for the Philadelphia 76ers, though, Rod Thorn and company do not have much wiggle-room in their current cap situation.
Their main goal during the next two weeks is to re-sign Thaddeus Young to a long-term deal. They publicly said that they will match any offer, unless it is ridiculous.
Other than that, the Sixers have a limited amount of money to spend to fill out their roster. However, using the amnesty clause, they could gain a good chunk of money by buying out Andres Nocioni.
That remains to be seen, but there are moves that can and have to be made in order for the Sixers to improve on their 41-41 season last year.
Here are five moves that can be made to improve on last year's first-round playoff exit.