Predicting the 76ers' perfect starting lineup after ideal offseason

If Philadelphia pulls off a perfect summer, this is what the starting five could look like at the start of next season.
Tyrese Maxey, Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers
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Shooting guard: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

The other position where Philadelphia could stand to add a higher-level option in the starting lineup is at shooting guard. Of course Tyrese Maxey has the point guard spot locked down for what will hopefully be many years to come, but the other spot next to him in the backcourt is the one that could use an upgrade.

The starting lineup of course shifted around many times with the injuries Philly had to deal with, but for much of the early part of the season they were rolling with De'Anthony Melton as the two guard. No disrespect to the six-year vet, but a team with legitimate championship aspirations should probably be going with someone who shot over 38% from the floor this past season.

One very meaningful contributor they could look to add is Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The three-and-D swingman brings it every single night as a strong perimeter defender and efficient shooter, both of which being qualities that would be a tremendous lift for the Sixers' starting lineup. KCP has shot at least 40% in three of the last four seasons, and putting a player of his caliber next to Maxey would make for a backcourt with nearly no deficiencies.