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Aldridge proposes Smart, Young for Noel, Covington deal

TNT’s David Aldridge offers up a dozen off-season moves, one of which is a deal between the Celtics and Sixers: 9. The 76ers should trade Nerlens Noel and Robert Covington to Boston for Marcus Smart and James Young An easy, need-based deal for both teams, who doubled up on what they’d done in last year’s Draft with this year’s Draft picks. The Sixers went for Jahlil Okafor...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Despite a Front Court Loaded with Potential, Don’t Expect to see the 76ers in the Playoffs Anytime Soon

The Philadelphia 76ers are relying on young players like Nerlens Noel to get them back to the post-season. With the 3rd overall pick in last night’s draft, the Philadelphia 76ers took prized Duke center, Jahlil Okafor. At 6-11 and 270 pounds, the Duke prospect has the size, instincts and talent to become a key cog in the 76ers’ game-plan. With the addition of Okafor, the 76ers...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia 76ers Must Trade Their Way into Another First Round Pick

DENVER, CO – March 25: Nerlens Noel #4 of the Philadelphia 76ers during the game against the Denver Nuggets on March 25, 2015 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Mandatory credit: Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images) The latest and most prominent buzz surrounding everyone’s favorite tanking debate is who the Philadelphia 76ers are going to take with the 3rd overall...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics tried to deal Marcus Smart, 16th and 28th picks to 76ers for Nerlens Noel and 3rd pick

From Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles 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 Marcus Smart and the Nos. 16 and 28 picks in the first round to Philadelphia for center/forward Nerlens Noel and the No. 3...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics offered Smart, picks to 76ers for Noel, No. 3

If a new report is to believed, the Boston Celtics considered trading point guard Marcus Smart less than a year after drafting him sixth overall. In an attempt to move up in this Thursday’s NBA draft, the Celtics offered a package of Smart and the Nos. 16 and 28 picks to the Philadelphia 76ers for center Nerlens Noel and the third overall selection, league executives told the...
6 days ago  |  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

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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