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Sixers among teams to attend pro day for prospects and free agents in Miami

Sixers among teams to attend pro day for prospects and free agents in Miami

Talent evaluation is a never-ending top priority of an NBA organization. Whether a team is adding to its current roster, looking at potential draft picks, constructing a summer league squad or eyeing talent for its D-League affiliate, there are numerous avenues for in-person analysis.

On Saturday, the Sixers were one of 20 teams that sent a representative to the Elite Skills Training pro day held at Chaminade-Madonna prep school north of Miami. Vince Rozman, Sixers director of basketball operations/scouting innovation, was in attendance. The Sixers hold the first, 24th and 26 picks in the first round of this year's draft.

The event, organized by trainer Tony Falce, included 35 players. Among those were Baylor forward Taurean Prince and LSU guard Tim Quarterman, both of whom have already worked out for the Sixers.

The majority of the players were draft prospects who, with the exception of Prince, are projected to go in the second round or go undrafted. There also were a handful of free agents, such as Michael Qualls who worked out for the Sixers last offseason.

The complete list of participants included Willie Atwood, Gracin Bakumanya, Cat Barber, Jordan Barham, Rion Brown, Michael Carrera, Quinton Chievous, Farad Cobb, Raphael Davis, Brandon Dean, Adrian Diaz, Danilo Fuzaro, Dustin Hogue, Reginald Johnson, Chris Jones, Derrick Jones Jr., Jalen Jones, Brandan Kearney, James Kelly, Markus Kennedy (who transferred to SMU from Villanova), Trey Lewis, Jordan Loyd, Jameel McKay, Nic Moore, Abdel Nader, Chris Obekpa, Prince, Qualls, Quarterman, Jevoni Robinson, Skyler Spencer, Terry Tarpey, Kevin Tumba, AJ West, and Devin Williams.

Watch Ben Simmons put up the most jumpers we've seen in latest video

Watch Ben Simmons put up the most jumpers we've seen in latest video

Just when you thought you got your final batch of Ben Simmons taking jumper videos, some fresh ones hit the Twittersphere Wednesday.

And this was probably the most shots of him taking actual NBA threes we’ve gotten.

While none of this really matters until Simmons takes these shots in an actual NBA game, the confidence he shows in these videos is encouraging.

And while these types of video are always edited just right to make the subject look good, it is nice to see the shots actually going down.

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Sixers Talk: The guys are reunited and disagree on Joel Embiid's load management

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Sixers Talk: The guys are reunited and disagree on Joel Embiid's load management

Danny Pommells is back and he joins Paul Hudrick to talk Mike Scott being the gift that keeps on giving and Joel Embiid's load managment.

• The biggest takeaways from Mike Scott's roundtable with the media.

• Are you comfortable with Joel Embiid's not playing back to backs? The guys disagree.

• Can you root for Team USA with four Celtics leading the squad?

• Whose side are you on: Royce White or Jared Dudley?

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