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Back at it on Wednesday in Milwaukee. — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) November 3, 2015 In the midst of a seemingly endless rebuild, Sixers fans might have glimpsed a new vision of the futrue of this team tonight. The Sixers came out hot tonight, dominating the first 16 minutes of... Continue reading
SWISH— Alessandro Gasparro (@sandrogasparro) October 29, 2015 Big Jah had a blast stream rolling Tyler Zeller into the floor of the Boston Garden, but the Stifle Tower won't go down so easily. The Sixers' Twin Towers of Nerlens Noel and Jahlil Okafor had an impressive debut agains the Celtics... Continue reading
They (who?) say, "Heroes are remembered, but legends never die." Clearly the 2014-2015 Sixers had zero legends, and only a handful of Heroes. You know how I know that? Because, for the first time, cold turkey, I took the 2014-15 Sixers Roster quiz on Sporcle to see how well I... Continue reading
In terrible news out of Sixers media day, it appears that Sixers resident lovable goof JaKarr Sampson has lopped off his wonderful mop top. And we all wept. I think I'm going to cry — Max Rappaport (@MaxRappaport) September 28, 2015 One can only assume that, much like the... Continue reading
On the eve of the start of training camp (basketball!!!), the Sixers PR department released the official training camp roster. No real surprises here, save perhaps that after conflicting reports, Jordan McRae did in fact sign his 1-year tender and will compete for a spot on the regular season roster.... Continue reading
View image | The Sixers today waived recently acquired swingman Gerald Wallace. Wallace was acquired from the Warriors back on July 27th along with cash considerations for Jason Thompson (also acquired this summer in the bank-heist trade with the Kings). This shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone, as... Continue reading
View image | Given the lack of scoring the Sixers displayed last year, when word got out that Sixers 2014 2nd round draft pick Jordan McRae was lighting up the Australian NBL to the tune of almost 20 points a game, reasonable Sixers fans wondered if it was time... Continue reading
If the debate over Michael Carter-Williams' basketball skills still rages on, the debate over his pitching skills just ended. From ESPN, here is the young Buck throwing out the first pitch at last night's Brewers game and, well, let's just say we all know what legendary Brewer's play-by-play announcer Bob... Continue reading
View image | NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told the Boston Globe yesterday that he and the NBA owners have decided to postpone any lottery reform, saying "It will be a couple of years. Silver cited the drastically increasing salary cap from the new NBA TV deal as reason for... Continue reading
View image | The Sixers have expressed interest in free agent PG Kendall Marshall, and are likely to extend him an invite to training camp, this according to reports from SI writer Jack Fischer. Marshall was taken 13th over all by the Phoenix Suns in the 2012. Despite being... Continue reading
"NBA Nation @ CityWalk 037" by Dickieboy818 - Richard Chan. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons Reports are streaming out that Sixers legend Darryl Dawkins passed away today at the far-too-young age of 58. Chocolate Thunder, as most Sixers fans likely know him, was by far one of the most... Continue reading
#GOD — Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) August 18, 2015 After weeks of all too awkward silence, Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie held a rather extensive conference call yesterday to finally update the public on Joel Embiid and his (twice now) surgically repaired foot. In quite a detailed discussion, Hinkie went... Continue reading
.@sixers teammates @JoelEmbiid, @NerlensNoel3, and @JeramiGrant having fun with the 📷 at @NBASummerLeague — NBA (@NBA) July 15, 2015 As far as Joel Embiid's injured foot and the surgery to correct it goes, no news has been bad news. After announcing on July 11th that Embiid would undergo another... Continue reading
View image | In news that most definitely will make Howard Eskin happy, Dr. J went on Sirius Radio yesterday and addressed a nagging question that many Sixers fans have these days. That question: when will the Sixers be competitive again? The answer: 7 years. “Well when they acquired... Continue reading
That's a final from Vegas. We're back Tuesday against the @nyknicks. #SummerSixers — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) July 13, 2015 With Jahlil Okafor, T.J. McConnell, Jordan McRae (he of “BUCKETS”) and J.P. Tokoto all getting the night off during last night’s Summer League matchup with the Celtics, one had to... Continue reading
View image | Aaaaaaand here comes the news everyone was dreading. Inquirer beat writer Keith Pompey is reporting that Joel Embiid will undergo a second surgery on his injured foot and will miss the 2015-16 regular season. The 7-footer will have a second surgery after the latest setback in... Continue reading
View image | There were rumors earlier this summer that the Sixers were trying to bring 2014 1st Round draft pick Dario Saric over to join the team. Apparently is wasn't just the Sixers that wanted that to happen. A report from Basketball Insiders suggests that Saric himself really... Continue reading
Words to live by. #SummerSixers — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) July 8, 2015 Who says we don't have any perimeter play?? The Sixers' Utah summer squad beat the Celtics 76-62 after Furkan Aldemir broke the game open in the 3rd quarter with a pair of deep balls. Yup, you read... Continue reading
View image | There aren't a ton of truly feasible options for the Sixers in free agency this year. Many of the players who best fit the Sixers' needs are restricted free agents, meaning their original team can match any offer thrown their way. One player though who both... Continue reading
View image | A common NBA refrain is that you can't teach height. You sure as hell can draft it though. As you all know at this point, the Sixers ended up selecting Duke center Jahlil Okafor in last night's draft after the Lakers, perhaps somewhat unexpectedly, went with... Continue reading
With a heavy heart, we mourn the loss of Director of Statistical Information Harvey "Super Stat" Pollack at age 93. » — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) June 24, 2015 Sad news for the Sixers family tonight as legendary stat keeper Harvey Pollack has passed away at age 93. Harvey was... Continue reading
Need a laugh? Here's a fun report from Broderick Turner of the LA Times. League executives also said the Celtics were trying to move up in the draft, using their two first-round picks and two second-round picks as bait. The executives said the Celtics were looking to trade point guard... Continue reading
When it comes to 2014 Sixers Draft Pick Dario Saric, patience is virtue. Contrary to recent reports that the Sixers were actively trying to buy out Saric's contract with the Turkish Basketball League, this morning brings news from consummate NBA insider Chad Ford that Saric will in fact remain in... Continue reading
With the recent news that Joel Embiid is not experiencing as much healing as anticipated (still amazed by that verbiage), it's only natural to experience that sinking, sad feeling as you feel your trust for the process going down the drain right along with Embiid's 2015-2016 season. And maybe that's... Continue reading
The Joel Embid era in Philadelphia was feeling pretty good for a while there, wasn't it? The Sixers announced tonight that Embiid's surgically repaired right foot has undergone "less healing than anticipated at this point." (The story was originally broken by Yahoo Sports.) One can only speculate at what the... Continue reading