Hanlen said in a Twitter reply he later deleted (via Jeff McDevitt) that people "don't know [Fultz's] situation":
Last year's No. 1 overall pick, for whom the Sixers traded up from No. 3 to draft, has continued to struggle with his shot, though. He's shooting just 39.3 percent from the field, including 30.8 percent from three-point range, through 11 appearances.
The question has been whether it was continued shoulder issues or the point guard simply being a poor fit within the Sixers' offensive scheme. An NBA assistant coach suggested the latter to Bleacher Report's Yaron Weitzman.
"I just don't know how his game fits with that team," the coach said. "I knew the shooting was a problem, but he also isn't attacking like I thought he would."
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A lingering injury could at least partially explain the mediocre play for Fultz, who's averaging 9.3 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.5 assists for the 6-5 Sixers.
Philly is back in action Wednesday night against the Indiana Pacers. It's the first game of three in a four-day stretch for the 76ers.