You had the messy and uncomfortable Robert Sarver saga in Phoenix, the (additionally messy and uncomfortable) Ime Udoka controversy in Boston, the Lakers and their Russell Westbrook quandary, the nothing-to-see-here Nets and their unexpected reboot after Kevin Durant’s commerce demand in Brooklyn. Aside from James Harden’s (facetious) declaration that he misplaced 100 kilos within the offseason, there wouldn’t be a lot to speak about with Philly till the video games started.
Or so we thought.
Then got here Thursday, once I was working from house after spending the previous few days in Laker Land and determined to look at NBA TV’s ‘Real Training Camp’ sequence that was that includes the Sixers’ camp in Charleston, S.C. The league is protecting a brand new camp day by day, with mics and cameras capturing all the observe within the sort of approach we’ve by no means seen earlier than.