Spencer Hawes has gotten off to a strong start for the Philadlephia 76ers, and Brett Brown sees the veteran center as an interesting core piece alongside Nerlens Noel in the frontcourt.

“Could those two play next to each other?” Brown said. “Yes they could.”

Brown likes the idea of Hawes at the power forward position.

Noel, 7-foot-1, is rehabilitating a torn ACL and has a strong chance of missing the entire season