Never question Sam Hinkie. Clearly, the Philadelphia 76ers’ wunderkind GM knew what he was doing when effectively replacing reigning Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams with the seldom-used Isaiah Canaan at the trade deadline.
The Sixers’ last point guard couldn’t do stuff like this, could he? Canaan, meanwhile, makes it look easy.
Canaan and the Sixers trail the Miami Heat 61-60 after a wild first half. The sophomore sharpshooter has eight points, two assists, and the shot of NBA Monday.