PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia 76ers have too many big men.
Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, and Jahlil Okafor are all finally healthy for the first time and the Sixers are dealing with finding minutes for all three talented, young players.
Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo subtly blamed the “logjam” on ex-GM Sam Hinkie.
Colangelo also said that he will not force the issue of a trade, if the Sixers do not receive fair value in return.
After playing just eight minutes after returning from injury on Saturday against the Lakers, Noel voiced his displeasure saying, “I’m not an eight-minute player.”
Noel did not play in the Sixers’ 108-107 win over the Nets on Monday.
Embiid scored a career high 33 points to go along with 10 rebounds, three blocks, and two steals in the win vs. the Nets. Okafor was 0-10 from the field, but added 11 rebounds, two assists, and a block.