Sam Hinkie revealed to Zach Lowe on The Lowe Post podcast that he lost 20 pounds this season due to the 76ers' struggles.

The Sixers general manager's saw his team open the season with 18 consecutive losses and post a 1-30 record heading into Christmas.

"I lost twenty pounds in November to January," he told Lowe.

Hinkie was asked about his comment in the podcast before the Sixers defeated the New Orleans Pelicans, 107-93, on Tuesday night.

"It was just a hard season to start the year," Hinkie said. "Wasn't it for you?"

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