I hadn't realized that the 76ers acquired Reggie Evans last month. Obviously, for a team in desperate need of a power forward this becomes an any-port-in-a-storm kind of situation, but I think Evans is a pretty underrated player. Certainly, "a backup who's being forced to start" isn't how I'd describe a guy who had a league-leading 23 percent rebound rate last season. Obviously, five Reggie Evanses aren't going to get you anywhere, but he seems like an extremely useful player to me -- one who can really shine given the chance to start.
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Matthew Yglesias is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.