in the field, didn't take a lot of three shots, is not a part of his game but drastically improved his free throw shooting.
Improved his assist numbers by two from the year Prior like this.
Feels like a kid that maybe needed a little bit of time to get his legs underneath him.
And for an organization that spent years being like we just take our time, we're gonna take our time.
They very quickly bailed on this kid for whatever the next one of the next option, whatever next piece was gonna day as we welcome to keep the fearsome he has not going there.
Are we talking about Well, so we're just We're covering some of the guys Philadelphia and that, you know, the spectrum of what they've covered here.
Mistakes may be made in committing to Dubai.
His hair is after.
You can't get Jimmy Butler to come back, but I just threw out a couple of of the lower level guys in JJ.
Red**** veteran understands at a shoot from the corner, like knows his role.
And then I was just talking about Marquel faults and the weirdness around Ah, commitment to taking your time and trusting the process.
And yet you bail on a young kid who, coming out of college seem like potential.
And you're just like, Oh, yeah, this guy, this trap heat Did you this Philadelphia confused? OK, we welcome you to the conversation.
Are they? Ah, hard organization to totally understand.
Ah, I never trusted the process.
When they lost all those games, I remember how cheap the tickets were.
I wasn't pulling up down there, but it was all trusted process.
And now that you're seeing the plan a few years down the road, I hope there's more to it than what we've seen.
I don't know if you guys have seen the Toby and Boby show Tobias Harris.
He's he's not gonna be able to play in Orlando because this guy Boban has been cheating on him with Luca.
He lost his friend.
He lost his main guy, Lucas going fishing with them.
Playing one on one with them to Bias is worried about Boby.
So Toby and Boby show is over.
I don't know how he's gonna who but yeah, you talked about Fultz to Marco Fultz.
I think he's going to start to really come into his own in the next couple of years.
He bawled on us.
He had a season high against the Nets this year, and I think he's got a, you know, a year to toe figure it out, and he's in a better situation down there.
But as's faras, the process and Phillies concerned, we spoke on it earlier.
I thought last year was their best shot with Jimmy Buckets.
I don't think they really have any chance to stealing anything here in Orlando and then moving forward, they're gonna have to go get another guy.
We talked about Al Horford two.
We talked about a bunch of different moves and things that were made where just like Ah, I just don't see it.
But I mean, I'm a big time hater on the Nets fan.
I got no love for the sixties, but listen, that's I mean, listen, even even a Knicks fan and Simeon, So it's not like, uh, we're not.
We're not a lot to bend to the 70 Sixers CEO, um, one of the other thing, if you look good.
Oh, if you look at their salary over the next couple of years.
Uh, I mean, Philadelphia is in trouble.
Do you not want to pay to buy affairs? 41 million in 2123.
Is that a number? That feels good, Teoh.
I mean, between Tobias Harris, our whole fruit.
So well in beating Ben Simmons.
I mean, they're taking up 75% of the cat.
I don't know what kind of moves they can make to really bring in that guy that keeps talking about that.
You need, you know, I don't get them over the top.
And you would think that guy needs to be.
I mean, I said it earlier.
Keep Jim, You know, Jimmy buckets is a guy that they missed.
I think they'd miss.
They just miss what he brings to the table.
And I don't know where you get that guy with the amount of money that they're gonna have available.
You know what's funny, too? Because it into this little pocket in my head right now is, um a guy like Chris Paul might be really well suited to help lead a team like that.
But you have absolutely no ability to pick up that kind of contract right now, you know that these veteran players that maybe are older guys, but still playing at a high level but are in situations that, hey, if you could get to a championship ready team or a team that could use the value of what you bring that be great.
But unless you're unless you're moving on, no one's no one's come.
Knocking on your door to trade for Tobias Harris is contract.
And unless you're gonna look at, I think we've talked about Matt and I didn't talk about some different people.
Um, like Ben Simmons is off the two.
I'm not saying you're moving either, but Ben Simmons is the movable product you're not gonna move on from, indeed, his size, perimeter shooting, all that stuff so that it becomes Can you convince someone to move on to take Simmons off your hands? And at that point, then you're saying trusting the process was like, count of a middle of the road, mildly successful disaster over seven years that we now need to strip down in some way.
I don't know. A Philadelphia.
I mean, you know, about 122 $120 million of the cat, which we know is four players you say you don't feel compelled to respond to.
That is a disaster waiting.
Just leave that.
We can leave it at that, that it's going horribly wrong for Philly.
Um, not not to paint it, you know? Listen, they have had some success, but go does he turn attention to the bubble? One of the things that seems to be getting pivoted on here from Ah, head coach Brett Brown is the idea of what they experimented with Simmons trying to have him run the point a little bit.
Now they're going to take a look at adjusting that and putting him at the power forward, going into the bubble and trying to shift with, Ah, with Milton taking over.
More of those responsibilities is there.
Seems another layer of this.
Is there a simple fix for this roster? Even has constituted that.
It's Brett Brown, and if you brought in a different head coach, maybe you be able to maximize the value of some of these players, and it is an adjustment like this, him saying, boy, maybe having a guy that doesn't shoot great from the perimeter.
Being the one who trails of play and brings the ball up wasn't our best option.
Starting out a Simeon wants you.
What's your thoughts there on Brett Brown? Uh, I mean I mean, I guess he's when you look at it, he's admitting that he made him state right.
No, I do think it's a good move, though, and it should benefit the team.
I mean, when you look at Simmons, obviously he can shoot the ball and he refused to shoot the ball.
Think he shot six threes, six threes.
The entire season begins, like two for six for the entire season, you know? So you know, you look at Shake Mill and he shoots 45% from the three point line, right? That's you know, that's good.
So he could help spread the floor is not really gonna I guess he had a few games throughout the season where he wait three seon scored, but for the most part, is not gonna light it up.
But this will allow Bed seven's play a little bit in the low post, playing the high post Joel and Beat is this somewhat respected shooter from the three point line.
I think it she was 34 35% so he could help spread it out.
You could get indeed in that.
You know, the elbow in the elbow area, low post area and he being a pastor that he is find cutters and slash to the basket.
So while he may not be playing the point guard position per se, I think he would still be the floor general out there just from a different spot on the floor, where he'll be able to take advantage of maybe slower footed fours.
He doesn't have the pressure of having to worry about shooting it from three a.
You know, when he could still kind of create.
So I do think it could be a good move.
Although, Yeah, I think Bret Kind admitted.
Yeah, maybe we messed up a little bit, but I haven't done that point Guards, Listen, if I want to give him credit, admitting that you've made a mistake and China adjust back is the smart thing, right? Like just banging your head against the wall with it and saying No, we're going to keep running, Simmons that would be, you know, even worse scenario for him.
Is there a weird kind of, um, is there a bill little weird dynamic there, Keith, in terms off in some way in some way you almost want and be to be drifting away from the basket and threatening to shoot from the perimeter as Simmons pushes down into the low block like you want to use your big bodies in such an effective way.
But a lack of personal shopper sentence makes it tricky to ask these players to do the things that you typically would want them to do.
Isn't it laughable? Like how we all know Simmons can't shoot.
It's all everyone talks about.
And so, like, you're not surprising anyone on the court.
They're not gonna all of a sudden roll out there.
And now Simmons is shooting 10 3 point shots like we know what they're going to do.
They don't have too many tricks, and we know what they got to go to.
And if that ain't working, it ain't working like we saw game this year where Embiid had zero points like they don't have too many tricks in the bag.
So I mean, whether you change the coach or not, whether you running with what Brown is talking about, like I just don't see, I think it's it's a wrap for them.
They're gonna have to trade some pieces there, figure it out.
Like you said, would Embiid and Simmons.
If you're breaking up and beat and Sim injure keeping and B Simmons, what they should do is they should get Simmons toe like develop that shot enough where? Like it's showcased in Orlando.
It's too late to do in Orlando, but maybe next year, like he's got to shoot a little bit to kind of anti someone to say, OK, you know, he's finally develop that shot like and then maybe they can use him as bait and trade him.
But the process.
I've been looking at this process.
I never trusted the process.
There's still processing.
Last year, was Kawai collide like literally? I've said it a bunch of times.
If the ball bounces the other way, you know they might not have done it.
Kawai goes on the win it that was their best shot and they had all the hype.
But everything around them last year we'll see what they do in Orlando.
I don't think they win it in the future.
For them, it's kind of tough.
They kind of, you know, dug themselves in a hole with contracts and the players that they made moves to get after Jimmy buckets like, I don't know when you look at buckets Horford, Tobias, Harris and like those acquisitions like it didn't really do much to move the needle for Philadelphia.
No wonder this use that.
We trust the process, you know, processing.
I feel like it's the perpetual loading wheel on the on the computer screen where, like that, uh, it's coming.
Just let let that rainbow pinwheel of death, Yeah, we're going to get there.
Don't worry, just they're stuck.
There gonna be a competitive team, you know? They're gonna beat some teams.
They're gonna blow out some teams.
Ben Simmons will have his nights where you know you'll have a triple double and you'll be like, Wow, this guy's amazing.
But all in all, they're not going to beat the upper echelon teams in the NBA.
They're far away.
Yeah, I can't see it.
Milwaukee, Toronto, Miami.
But they're all coming in full strength.
Listen, that let the problem of all student, You trusted the process.
But now you're at this point like you're not getting top draft picks anymore that that phase is done.
You're too good to be that bad.
So now, whatever peace you need, you have to go find it somewhere else.
We'll get out of here briefly on this because I feel like the proof is a little bit of the putting of the conversation without so far, But they'll come back in when they finally get restarted.
We'll have the Pacers.
They're gonna have the Spurs, the Wizards