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Despite a halftime jersey retirement ceremony for Allen Iverson, the Sixers fall to the Wizards tonight, 122-103. On a night where the Wells Fargo Center actually looked like it hosted passionate basketball fans, the Sixers failed to get a win for their city. The game didn’t look good from the... Continue reading
The 76ers (15-42) dropped their 11th game in a row tonight, losing against the Milwaukee Bucks, who hold the worst record in the NBA, 130-110. The embarrassing season goes on for this Sixers team, reaching a new low tonight. The hapless Bucks, who normally have trouble scoring the ball, lit... Continue reading
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks (32-23) come to Philly tonight to face a depleted Philadelphia 76ers (15-40) squad. The Sixers are a day removed from a very active tread deadline for them. In the end, the Sixers dealt away veterans Evan Turner, Spencer Hawes, and Lavoy Allen and brought... Continue reading
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the 76ers in Philly tonight, 112-98. The Sixers started off hot, jumping out to a 35-26 lead after the 1st quarter. The Lakers drew closer in the 2nd, but the Sixes still led 64-61 at half. It was the second half where everything started to... Continue reading
Jeff Green and the Boston Celtics (17-33) defeated the 76ers (15-35) in Philly tonight 114-108. Green torched the Sixers for 36 points on 11-18 shooting from the field. Five of those 11 were from 3-point territory. But it wasn’t Green alone who was responsible for the Sixers downfall, Celtics’ center... Continue reading
The Atlanta Hawks (23-21) are in town tonight to face the 76ers (15-31) at 7:30 p.m. The Hawks come in currently sitting in the 4th seed of the Eastern Conference. They are one of the few teams in the East that possess a winning record. This is the Sixers’ first... Continue reading
Evan Turner’s double-clutch layup as time expired lifted the 76ers (15-31) to a 95-94 victory over the Boston Celtics (15-33). It was a back and forth game all night, as there were six lead changes and 12 ties throughout the game. The Sixers played much better team defense tonight than... Continue reading
Goran Dragic and the overachieving Phoenix Suns are in Philly tonight to face the 76ers at 7 p.m. The Suns are coming in fresh off of a win last night in Cleveland, where Markieff Morris lit up the Cavs for 27 points and 15 rebounds off the bench. The Suns’... Continue reading
In a season where Evan Turner has had his share of ups and downs, he exploded tonight for a career-high 34 points, as the Sixers (14-28) end their 3-game losing skid, beating the Knicks (15-27) tonight 110-106. Turner was spectacular from the get-go, making 9 of his first 12 shots... Continue reading
The Sixers (5-7) are coming off of a 3-game road trip where they failed to win a game. They return home tonight to face Rudy Gay and the Toronto Raptors (4-7) at the Wells Fargo Center at 7 p.m. The Raptors are coming off of a 2-game home stand where... Continue reading
The 6-1 Spurs travel to Philly tonight as Brett Brown will get the chance to coach against the team he grew up with in the NBA. Brown, formerly an assistant coach under Greg Popovich for over a decade, has this Sixers team off to a surprising 4-3 start. His guys... Continue reading
Andrew Bynum returns to the city he never played a game for tonight as the Cavs face the Sixers tonight at 7 p.m. The Cavs come into tonight's game with a 2-3 record. Kyrie Irving continues to come into his own as a young point guard in this league, leading... Continue reading
John Wall and the Washington Wizards take a road trip up to Philly tonight to face the 76ers at 7 p.m. The Wizards are 0-3 and are looking to achieve their first win of the season tonight. John Wall leads the team in points per game, (19) assists per game... Continue reading
Andre Iguodala returns to the Wells Fargo Center tonight for the first time as a Warrior, as Golden State tries to give the Philadelphia 76ers their first loss of the season. Golden State started their season off with an impressive win over the Lakers, in which Klay Thompson torched L.A.... Continue reading
(Photo: NY Times) Derrick Rose and the 1-1 Chicago Bulls travel to Philly to face the surprising 2-0 76ers. The Bulls started their season off with a loss against the Heat on opening night. They looked overmatched against the champs, even with their former-MVP back in the lineup. Rose put... Continue reading
After being down for 3 and a half quarters of the game, the 76ers went on a tear at the end of the 4th quarter to defeat the Washington Wizards 109-102. John Wall came out and had his way with the Sixers defense from the start. He scored 13 of... Continue reading
Welcome the 1,2,3,4,5, Sixers, I am Greg and this will be my forum to spout off about the Sixers and NBA. I will write in this format all season, mostly because it can be quick and easy or drawn out and thoughtful, and that flexibility will be handy given my... Continue reading
Wow. After losing 15 consecutive regular season games to the Heat, the 76ers finally find a way to defeat them, winning tonight 114-110. With arguably the most unrecognizable roster in the NBA, the Sixers have officially shocked the basketball world tonight. Rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams burst onto the NBA... Continue reading
Training camp for NBA teams is underway as we near the start of this year's season. The Sixers, probably the most unrecognizable team in the NBA, have 13 new players on their training camp roster. Many of these players have a legitimate shot at making the team this year, so... Continue reading
(photo by Nikki Boertman) In desperate need of depth at the shooting guard position, Sam Hinkie executed a trade with the Memphis Grizzlies today that sends Tony Wroten to the 76ers in exchange for a second-round draft pick in 2014 and a trade exception. Wroten, a late first round pick... Continue reading
Nearly four months after the position was vacated, the 76ers have finally found their next head coach. Brett Brown, formerly an assistant coach with the San Antonio Spurs, has accepted a 4-year contract offer fr0m the Sixers. He will be the team's 8th head coach in 10 years. On paper,... Continue reading
According to a report on Friday evening, the 76ers have gained permission to interview Trailblazers' assistant coach, David Vanterpool. Vanterpool has only been in Portland for one season, but his work with Rookie of the Year Damian Lillard has allowed his coaching stock to rise significantly. As he was once... Continue reading
If your head is spinning from all the names and rumors being tossed around about who the Sixers' next coach might be, I don't blame you. It seems like every day there is a new candidate for the job and, in this new age of media, it is hard to... Continue reading
The Sixers ended their Orlando Summer League play by finally gaining a win, defeating the Brooklyn Nets 89-86. Temple alumnus Khalif Wyatt, who was undrafted but is looking to impress a team and earn a roster spot for the upcoming season, led the Sixers with 27 points in just over... Continue reading