Rankings the Sixers Plethora of Point Guards

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Jul 11, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Philadelphia 76ers head coach Lloyd Pierce talks with guard

Scottie Wilbekin

(18) during a free throw attempt in an NBA Summer League game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

#5 Scottie Wilbekin

Summer league standout Scottie Wilbekin came out of nowhere this July, and dominated the Las Vegas courts. Putting up 14.4 PPG, the former Florida Gator shot 44% from three and was solid in every aspect. I don’t want to get overly excited about a series of five exhibition games, but you can bet Scottie will fly up the depth chart if he continues to play like that in the regular season.

He has perhaps the most team-friendly contract on the roster (which is really saying something), and provides the Sixers with at the very least a great shooter off the bench. The best part of Wilbekin is he gives the Sixers more of their favorite word. #Optionality…If he preforms well, he’s one more young talent to build with. If he really struggles, Sam will just move him for a salary dump player, and grab a solid 2020 draft pick while he’s at it.

Next: #6 T.J. McConnell

"Mar 28, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona Wildcats guard (4) reacts against Wisconsin Badgers during the first half in the finals of the west regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports T.J. McConnell Another Summer eye catcher the Sixers have brought in is T.J. McConnell. Undrafted out of Arizona, McConnell made the most of his opportunities appearing in both Utah, and Las Vegas this past July. His numbers were a little less flashy than Wilbekin; 5.2 PPG, 4.4 REB, 3.3 AST. McConnell showed off his scrappy side. He is the kind of player that will dive for any ball, and frustrate opposing ball handlers all night long. done by  reveals the humble side of McConnell. He really seems like a great locker room guy, and someone who is always giving the credit to his teammates. I’ve heard comparisons to from Cleveland, and I would say that sounds about right, but that really seems like the best case scenario. A great interview azcenteral.com Matthew Dellavedova “They offered me a great opportunity to join their team… I think I have a shot to make the team, but there’snothing guaranteed. I’m just gonna do everything I can.” The problem is T.J. faces a huge uphill climb when it comes to seriously competing for minutes. The health of Wroten, and Marshall may allow McConnell to get some playing time early on, but I would say he is a long shot to be active much this season. An assignment to the D-league would probably be best for both sides. Allow T.J. to grow, and clear up the picture a bit at point guard in Philadelphia. Win, Win. So there you have it…Six players, one position. Only time will tell who steps up and catches the coachs’ eyes. The first test for these guys will come in training camp, followed by preseason. My guess is by mid October; this situation will be much clearer based on updates about health, and the availability of more information towards the start of the season. As for now, all we can do is speculate. Next: Shared Legacy: Darryl Dawkins And Moses Malone"