David Murphy: In Daryl Morey, the Sixers place their future in the hands of an executive who can see it

PHILADELPHIA — Building a basketball team is not a job for any of the archetypes commonly associated with the role. It is not a job for the Politician. It is not a job for the Numbers Guy. It is not a job for the Guy Who Has Played the Game. It is a job for a person whose internal hard drive contains interlinked packets of all of these things. It is a job for the Polymath, the Synthesizer, the Pattern Recognizer. It is a job that demands a manic pursuit of information, an obsessive consideration of hypotheticals and counterfactuals, an unequivocal openness to new ideas, and a relentless desire…

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