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Philadelphia 76ers November 2016 Recap

The Philadelphia 76ers enjoyed some unexpected but modest success in November 2016. Modest, but symbolically magnificent for a win starved team. The fans of the Philadelphia 76ers are some of the most basketball savvy fans in the nation. Savvy enough to embrace a multi-year strategy for rebuilding a scorched earth team. Few prospects, no draft […] Philadelphia 76ers November 2016...
Via The Sixer Sense
19 hours ago

Is Ersan Ilyasova a Symbol of Philadelphia’s Future?

Ersan Ilyasova may not be the hero that Philadelphia 76ers fans wanted, but is he a symbol of the stretch-four that Bryan Colangelo and the Sixers need moving forward? As we look into the future, it’s both upsetting and realistic for Sixers fans to admit that as long as Joel Embiid remains healthy at the center position, both Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens […] Is Ersan Ilyasova...
Via The Sixer Sense
22 hours ago

WATCH: Brett Brown l Pregame (12.8.16)

Brett Brown speaks to the media prior to the game in New Orleans.
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown | Shoot-around (12.8.16)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following their shoot-around at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Could An All-Kentucky Lottery Help?

The 2017 NBA Draft class is beginning to shape up. Kentucky’s backcourt has emerged as one of the most talented perimeter shooting for the Philadelphia 76ers to look into. The Philadelphia 76ers are bound to be at the forefront of the NBA Draft conversation once again this offseason.  There’s no denying that. Despite the massive […] Philadelphia 76ers: Could An All-Kentucky...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 day ago

76ers end road losing streak in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Ersan Ilyasova scored 23 points, Sergio Rodriguez added 16, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a franchise record-tying 23-game road losing streak, beating the reeling New Orleans Pelicans 99-88 on Thursday night.The Pelicans became the first team to lose at home to the Sixers since last season when Orlando fell to Philadelphia on Jan. 20.Joel Embiid had 14 points...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers vs. New Orleans Pelicans final score: Sixers grab first road win

Joel Embiid and Dario Saric powered the Sixers to their first road win of the year. Though their time guarding one another was brief, Joel Embiid vs. Anthony Davis was as good as advertised. Both big men showed off an impressive repertoire of moves, and it was The Process who won the war, with the Sixers earning a 99-88 victory. Embiid’s presence was felt most on the defensive...
Via Liberty Ballers
1 day ago

76ers celebrate 50th anniversary of NBA's great champions

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia 76ers may as well have won the NBA championship when they dethroned the Boston Celtics in the east. The delirious Sixers fans stormed the court and swarmed Wilt Chamberlain. One fan even hung on a rim as the players hustled past outstretched arms to the locker room. The Sixers popped champagne against the backdrop of a fan-made ''1967 NBA champions...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Brown plans to play Ben Simmons at point guard

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown gave an update on the injury status of Ben Simmons Friday, telling reporters that the No. 1 overall pick is “doing great” after undergoing surgery on a broken bone in his right foot almost two months ago. While there is no timetable yet for his return, Brown is already planning on how to use the 76ers' prized rookie. “My intention is to...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid gets playing time limit increased

Here’s some good news for everybody who’s got a fever and the only prescription is more "Process." The Philadelphia 76ers announced that center Joel Embiid’s playing time limit has been increased to 28 minutes a game. Pre-game update:•Joel Embiid playing time limit increased to 28 minutes, starting tonight vs. Sacramento. — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) November 30...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Brown enjoys Sixers fans’ ‘Trust the process’ chant

Philadelphia 76ers fans have, at least to a certain extent, embraced the infamous “process.” Coach Brett Brown is fine with that. Fans have recently taken to chanting “Trust the process” when Joel Embiid shoots free throws, and Brown is all for it. “I do [like it],” Brown said Sunday, via Dave McMenamin of ESPN. “I do. You know, I think we need something like that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers are still bad, but they’re not unwatchable anymore... they’re actually sort of fun

The Philadelphia 76ers still aren’t very good. But, for the first time since Sam Hinkie unleashed his controversial, franchise-altering #process three seasons ago, fans are getting a glimpse of future returns on his unique asset management. Facing Cleveland at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, the 76ers competently challenged LeBron and the Cavaliers, despite losing 112-108....
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

R&B singer returning to sing anthem for 76ers after apology

R&B singer Sevyn Streeter is planning to return to the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia next month to sing the national anthem after the 76ers apologized to her. Streeter, who was pulled from her performance in October at the last second because she was wearing a shirt with “We Matter” written across the front, told TMZ this week that she is looking forward to working...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joel Embiid kicks chair after being told he’s out of game

76ers center Joel Embiid is all about trusting “the process,” but he wasn’t too happy about his minutes restriction during Wednesday night’s game against the Grizzlies. The Sixers have been trying to ease Embiid back into the lineup, limiting him to 24 minutes per game. When he logged 27 on Wednesday, his night was over. The game was close throughout and ended up going to...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia 76ers are finally improving

The Philadelphia 76ers look like a better team. The 76ers are playing better basketball, they are working hard to improve, and all the young players are doing their best to carry this team. There are times where experience is needed, and there are also times where the team can’t finish out close games with wins, but they have improved overall. One of the main reasons this team...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid files to trademark ‘The Process’ to sell Shirley Temples?

Much has been made of Joel Embiid’s decision to embrace former Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie’s much maligned and mocked “Trust the Process” mantra by giving himself “The Process” as a nickname. The NBA Store already is getting in on all “The Process” action. https://t.co/hucCBQzOte pic.twitter.com/zpsQjyQFpD — NBA Store (@NBASTORE) November...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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