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‘The Corner 3’: The Sixers’ Worst Fears Are Being Realized. Plus, Are We Seeing a Combo-Guard Renaissance?

They also discuss the upcoming NBA draft and what lessons we can learn from these playoffs

Philadelphia 76ers v Toronto Raptors - Game Five Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

We go over what appears to be the worst possible timeline for the Sixers—backs against the wall in the present, uncertain of how to build their Frankenstein roster in the future (1:15). Then, we run down the larger takeaways from the other series: Boston’s been overwhelmed by Milwaukee, Paul Millsap has found his old form, and the Rockets’ swingmen have been critical (24:50). Finally, we finish with some draft talk about what lessons we can learn from these playoffs, including (for the hundredth time) that teams shouldn’t take inexperienced rim-running centers over skilled combo guards (44:10).

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