The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Sixers Added Some Height
Just how short is Sixers owner Josh Harris, anyway? The reason we ask is that on Thursday, at the trade deadline, his team acquired six-foot-nine center Joel Anthony. The byzantine workings of NBA trade and salary-cap rules are far too complex for our weak little brain. But we do know this: If you stacked Anthony atop the centers the Sixers already have — six-foot-11-inch Jahlil Okafor, seven-foot mythological creature Joel Embiid, recent six-foot-nine acquisition Elton Brand and six-eleven Nerlens Noel — he’d be able to fix the shingles from our roof that the last storm blew down.
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