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Sixers prioritizing extension for Joel Embiid is a must

Sixers prioritizing extension for Joel Embiid is a must

CAMDEN, N.J. - While the notion of becoming the top overall pick had yet to sink in the morning after the National Basketball Association draft, Markelle Fultz didn't need much time to let Philadelphia know that he thinks the Sixers are now a playoff team. A max deal would call for $100 million over four seasons or $130 million over five seasons.

Joel Embiid, as always, stole the show, dubbing the Sixers star quartet the "FEDS" (Fultz, Embiid, Dario, Simmons), and taking a not-so-subtle shot at Lonzo and his father Lavar. We'll give them the benefit of the doubt that they have several trade offers and are only waiting this situation out in hopes of earning one more concession in their favor. "It's space. It's clear, it's space". With that comment, if you can have a hybrid of both worlds, you look at veteran shooters. And since he can't, the Sixers were backed into trading up for a player who essentially plays the same position.

Well, the Sixers have their share of keepers now. You can be the most talented player in your sport but if you don't have a team that works with your mindset and personality in addition to the comforts off-the-court, your on-court play will suffer. After getting a text from his trainer saying they were going to Philly instead of Boston, Fultz asked his most important question: "Do they have Chick-fil-a there?"

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"It's awesome, sometimes something like this happens and it sets off a schism in the organization or a team doesn't like, perhaps, what the direction management or the coaching staff is going", Colangelo said.

Can't really blame him, Chick-fil-A is pretty good. "I want to be part of that kind of team", wrote Fultz. "Not only with what he represents as a human being but what he represents as a basketball player, it could just not be a more ideal fit".

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Fultz has the tools to be at least average defensively and Brown has proven to be a good defensive coach. "That is not just me talking because I am a player". Aside from his quickness, high basketball IQ, and elite motor skills, Fultz hit a 41.3% rate from deep along with a combined 2.8 steals and blocks per game which underscores his two-way skills. I mean, Ish Smith was viewed like a savior!

■ Fultz, who, like Simmons, is a guard without a particular job description. "The way the whole team, playing with guys that have great talent and are young. time will tell". At the very least, the painful process is finally over.

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