VIDEO: Nerlens Noel jumps on Andre Drummond’s back for intentional foul

Twitter The 76ers employed the Hack-A-Drummond strategy that many others have used this season.  But they, specifically Nerlens Noel took it to an all new low.  He jumped on Drummond’s back, literally.  Yes, Drummond should be a better foul shooter.  And if he was, this wouldn’t be such a pandemic.  But as we sit here today, it’s part of the game. Drummond, a 35% foul...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers weighing options ahead of trade deadline

The Philadelphia 76ers look like a team that could use a nice trade. Hence why the team’s name continues to pop up in the news with less than a month to go before the February 18 trade deadline. The 76ers have just five wins this year, as in that number after four but before six. Five times the 76ers have walked off the court winners since the end of October while suffering 38...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers to Retire Dolph Schayes’ Number

The Philadelphia 76ers are set to honor the recently deceased Dolph Schayes by retiring his number 4 uniform on Saturday, January 23rd. Schayes was one of the original NBA stars, and really help set the tone for the leagues legitimacy. Nerlens Noel will continue to wear the number 4 on the back of his jersey, however. Noel said: “I take the responsibility of wearing the Sixers...
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January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Draft options post-lottery

Last Tuesday, on May 19, the Philadelphia 76ers received the third overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery. It was a result that was expected, and certainly left many fans satisfied as all nightmare scenarios were avoided. The last thing that an 18-64 team wants is to acquire a pick outside of the top three; a reality that the division rival Knicks suffered as they fell to the...
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

What draft strategy should the Philadelphia 76ers employ this year?

  Since Sam Hinkie took the General Manager position for the Sixers in May 2013, he has been stockpiling draft assets the last few years. Come Thursday, June 25th, what should the Sixers do on draft day? There are many different opinions on how much position needs should matter when drafting versus drafting the best talent on the board. Some teams are in favor of taking the best...
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Sixers' rebuild bears fruit in Nerlens Noel

By Josh Naso / @silverfox8008 It has been a rough few years for Philadelphia 76ers fans. The team has lacked significant relevance since Allen Iverson was traded away in 2006...... The post Sixers’ Rebuild Slowly Bears Fruit With Nerlens Noel appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Would the Philadelphia 76ers draft Jahlil?

Jahlil Okafor is the best prospect in all of college basketball, and this holds true by a large margin. Barring injury, he will be the first overall pick of the 2015 NBA draft. As it stands right now, the Philadelphia 76ers have the third worst record in the league, and hence, the third highest odds at drafting first overall. If the Sixers do end up with the first overall pick, they...
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Summer School: Nerlens Noel

There is no denying that the relationships between NBA players on and off-the-court has changed over the last 15 years.  In this era of AAU basketball, powerhouse sports agents, mega sneaker contracts and social media, the majority of today’s NBA stars are well connected to each other and former players.  Thus, they have no problem texting an on-the-court rival for advice or...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

OPSL GM3: Two Wins in a Row

With Nerlens Noel back in the line-up last night for the 76er’s the boys from Philadelphia were able to get another win against a struggling Houston team.  The Sixers beat down on the Rockets for the majority of the game winning 92-71. Noel played again last night after getting a rest for Game 2 on Sunday.  Noel played an average game at best only scoring 8 points. At times...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Impact of Nerlens Noel

For Philadunkia nation, the Orlando Pro Summer League is worth watching for many reasons.  We get the chance to see our 2014 high 2nd round draft picks take the floor.  We get to see Travis Bader, the 3-point specialist, fight for a spot on the team.  Fans also get to see the emergence of high-flying, St. Joe’s product Ronald Roberts, Jr. making highlight reel plays. All of...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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