Sixers Begin New Era

CBS Philly

By Ed Benkin

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The youth movement is on for the 76ers.

As the team prepares to open training camp on Saturday, it will be a much younger looking group of Sixers taking the court.  A flurry of off-season moves have put the Sixers in rebuilding mode, and players such as Evan Turner are being counted on to help the young players settle in to the NBA.

“It’s a little different,” said Turner.  “These are great young guys and they’re great to be around.  I don’t mind helping.”

The Sixers will be counting on players such as rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams, who will be jumping into the starting lineup.  Carter-Williams knows there will be growing pains this winter, but he says he is excited to get the season started.

“I know there’s going to be some downs this season,” Carter-Williams said.  “That’s just part of the game…

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