Outside a pair of players from Penn State basketball, Whitmore represented the lone draft prospect from one of the Philly Big 5 in 2023.
The Philadelphia 76ers, behind big games from James Harden and Tyrese Maxey, defeated the Houston Rockets 123-104.
While all eyes will be on the Philadelphia 76ers surrounding the Ben Simmons situation, there are also moves the team could make to improve along the edges of the roster at the trade deadline.
With the trade deadline looming just over two weeks away, a huge question weighs over the Philadelphia 76ers’ front office: Pull the trigger on a Simmons deal now or wait until the offseason and go after James Harden.
Andre Drummond is excelling off the bench in the smaller role the Sixers are asking from him.
With Tyrese Maxey likely to miss a few games on the NBA’s health and safety protocols, the 76ers will have to dig deeper into the point guard by committee approach they have been using all season.
The 76ers wrapped up their seeding games with a 134-96 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.
According to a Philadelphia 76ers team source, former Houston Rockets assistant GM Sam Hinkie has agreed to a multi year deal…