The mysterious story surrounding Kawhi Leonard took yet another turn on Friday.
The Denver Broncos recently worked with former Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie as an analytics consultant for the team.
John Elway and the Broncos continue to embrace the use of analytics. Thursday, they welcomed former 76ers GM Sam Hinkie for a consult.
— The Athletic (@TheAthleticDEN) May 25, 2018
According to a report, he was used to help the team use data to better improve their organization (via The Athletic):
“The former general manager and president of the Philadelphia 76ers spent Thursday consulting with the Broncos at their headquarters in Dove Valley, according to a source. He met with [John] Elway, along with the pro and college scouting staffs, spoke to Broncos director of football analytics Mitch Tanney and analyst Scott Flaska. He spent time with Mike Sullivan, the Broncos’ cap guru formally known as the director of football administration, and
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Have you ever seen anyone with a throwback Alex English Mavericks jersey? Yeah, us either. English’s last team of his 16-year career landed him in Dallas. He averaged 9.7 ppg in his final NBA season there – only the third time he failed to average 16-plus points per game.
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