On Thursday, April 17th, the day after their 19-63 regular season concluded, the 76ers – from head coach Brett Brown to rehabbing center prospect Nerlens Noel – addressed the media one final time before the team dispersed for the spring and summer. Here are links to some soundbytes addressing key storylines from the 2013-2014 campaign, and for the off-season that awaits.
76ers 2013-2014 End-of-Season Sound
- Brett Brown praises Michael Carter-Williams for finding ‘fun’ amidst a rookie season during which the team went 19-63.
- Michael Carter-Williams talks about the influence that head coach Brett Brown, a fellow New Englander, had on him this season.
- Michael Carter-Williams shares insights on his first season with the team, and his hope to have contended for NBA Rookie of the Year honors.
- Nerlens Noel reflects on having spent his first professional season rehabbing from an ACL tear, and the expectations he’s set for himself going forward.
- Nerlens Noel – who, prior to suffering an ACL tear, was projected to be the top overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft – shares his thoughts on the projected 2014 draft class.
- Thaddeus Young speaks about the significance of the 76ers deciding to keep him through the end of the season, instead of shipping him off at the NBA trade deadline.
- Thaddeus Young – whose seven seasons with the 76ers makes him the longest-tenured member of the team – gives his thoughts on the direction the franchise is headed.
- Tony Wroten – who appeared in just 35 games as a rookie for Memphis last season – wasn’t surprised he averaged 13.0 points in 72 games this year.