The 2012 NBA draft has afforded the Philadelphia 76ers a great opportunity to target some intriguing prospects. With picks No. 15, 45 and 54, the Sixers should be able to select some necessary scoring and size that can help morph them into one of the Eastern Conference’s elite squads.
With the news that Sixers’ leading scorer Lou Williams chose to opt out of the final year of his contract, the Sixers have no legitimate go-to scorer on their roster.
As for the big men, Elton Brand looks like he could be a casualty of the amnesty clause while Spencer Hawes is headed for unrestricted free agency. Luckily, this year’s draft is stocked with power forwards and centers, leaving them with plenty of intriguing talent to choose from.
Here are seven bold options for the Sixers to consider in this year’s draft.