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.READ MORE: Car Crashes Into Storefront In Philadelphia's Oxford Circle Neighborhood
Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo subtly blamed the “logjam” on ex-GM Sam Hinkie.Man Killed, 16-Year-Old Student Shot In Head After Fight Near Lincoln High School, Philadelphia Police Say
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.”
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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.