David Murphy: Be patient with the Sixers. Two reasons: Shake Milton and Matisse Thybulle.

Chances are, you’ve heard personnel executives use the word “optionality” enough times to understand that flexibility is king when it comes to building a roster. Payroll flexibility, trade flexibility, flexibility within a game, flexibility within a season. When you combine a salary cap with guaranteed contracts and a finite number of roster spaces, the result is a significant danger of locking yourself into a suboptimal future by over-prioritizing the present. It’s a reality that is likely to be even more distinct this season for NBA coaches and general managers as they attempt to navigate so…

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