Next moves for the Philadelphia 76ers: Is the Joel Embiid-Ben Simmons era over?

Have Embiid and Simmons played their last game together? (1:56)

Kendrick Perkins and Jackie MacMullan explain why they aren't ready to split up the Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons duo just yet. (1:56)

Saying the 2019-20 season didn't go according to plan for the Philadelphia 76ers would be a major understatement.

When the Sixers brass put a core four together -- their homegrown duo of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons plus Tobias Harris and Al Horford -- many predicted Philly would represent the East in the 2020 NBA Finals.

Instead, the best they could muster was a first-round flameout at the hands of the Boston Celtics. A day later, the Sixers fired head coach Brett Brown.

Now with the Sixers expected to hire former Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey to run basketball operations, according to a report by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, and with former Clippers coach Doc Rivers on board, the questions turn to the roster. Should they keep Embiid and Simmons together?