The Philadelphia 76ers recently acquired Justin Patton from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Here’s how the young center could make a difference going forward.
This move now leaves vacancies at both the 3- and 4-spots in the lineup, which immediately heightens the roles of Mike Muscala and Wilson Chandler. While Butler takes over as the starting wing, the Sixers will be going with an alternating duo of Muscala and Chandler at power forward.
As for the newly added Patton, who is currently recovering from an injured right foot, he presents another young asset with something to prove on a very talented roster. Here’s what to hope for in the 21-year-old center.