• Joel Embiid
    C, Philadelphia Sixers

    In his introductory press conference, the Sixers' newly minted President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey raved about the team's two stars and said he was "excited to go on this journey" with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.

    Morey's hiring kicked off a new round of Embiid and Simmons trade speculation but the man seems to be going out of his way to quiet that chatter. That could change on a dime though and no one expected Morey to make anything other than complimentary statements on his first day. But he preached patience throughout the press conference and it seems more likely than not he'll try to build around his two young stars' idiosyncrasies before making any earth-shattering moves.

    Source: Tim Bontemps on Twitter