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Should Sixers Trade a Pick if They Get More Than One in Lottery?

The Philadelphia 76ers could potentially get two lottery picks this year. If they do, should they trade one of them for a player? The Philadelphia 76ers are poised to make some noise in mid-May. No, they won’t be competing in the conference finals portion of the NBA Playoffs, but their name will come up quite […] Should Sixers Trade a Pick if They Get More Than One in Lottery...
Via The Sixer Sense
8 hours ago

Keeping Up With The Exes: Where Are These Former 76ers?

The Philadelphia 76ers‘ 2017 season birthed an abundance of player apprenticeships, but as more talent was brought in, prized players departed ways. Parting with athletes that embody the gritty attitude of Philadelphia isn’t easy. And while we continuously attach and detach ourselves with players throughout the years, we don’t normally stay in touch with former Philadelphia...
Via The Sixer Sense
11 hours ago

How Are Former Philadelphia 76ers Performing In This Year’s Playoffs

With this Philadelphia 76ers roster’s season over, it is good for Sixers fans to watch former 76ers currently participating in the postseason. The Philadelphia 76ers were still in the rebuild mode this season for the most part, and were unable to reach the postseason yet again. Sadly, with the team not making it to the […] How Are Former Philadelphia 76ers Performing In This...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 day ago

Sixers Tinder: Jahlil Okafor and Philadelphia have never been right for one another

The Jahlil Okafor era should be over. There is a toughness and a competitiveness and a demanding, non-negotiable stance that you can’t help but bring with you, it’s highly-influencing. I am a defensive coach, I see the game through defense. All coaches when it gets down—especially in big games—we’re all crying to find ways, ‘How do we score? How do we score?’ I get...
Via Liberty Ballers
1 day ago

Could the Philadelphia 76ers be a playoff team next season?

The NBA playoffs are underway, and the most exciting part of the NBA season has not been disappointing, as there have been many entertaining games. The Philadelphia 76ers did not manage to make it to the playoffs this season, but they are definitely a team that could potentially make the playoffs next season. The Philadelphia 76ers are an up-and-coming team with a lot of young...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown | Exit Interview (4.14.17)

Sixers Head Coach Brett Brown speaks with the media following the conclusion of the season.
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tiago Splitter | Exit Interview (4.13.17)

Tiago Splitter speaks with the media following the conclusion of the season.
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid trolls Dirk Nowitzki after Real Madrid's win

Joel Embiid, for some reason, is a Real Madrid fan. There never really was an explanation why, so we’re going to assume he just followed the herd and jumped on the bandwagon.Dirk Nowitzki is also a soccer fan, and roots for Bayern Munich, which makes sense, given that he’s German.And for some reason, with the two teams squaring off in a Champions League match on Tuesday, Embiid...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Joel Embiid is the NBA Rookie of the Year

There is a very important distinction we can make in how NBA awards are titled.The most important award is, obviously, Most Valuable Player. As much as the specific parameters of that award are up for debate, the name itself at least offers the guideline that we should be trying to find the player who is most valuable.Apply this to the Rookie of the Year award. A player who plays...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Timothe Luwawu-Cabbarot is a future starter for the Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have a great young group of players on their roster. Some of those players are still developing, but they could soon become serious role players for the team. One of those players is Timothe Luwawu-Cabbarot. Timothe Luwawu-Cabbarot wasn’t given many minutes in the beginning of the season. Maybe head coach Brett Brown decided Luwawu-Cabbarot wasn’t ready...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons confirms he has been cleared for basketball activities

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons confirmed on Thursday that he has been cleared to take a major step in his recovery from a fractured foot.Simmons, the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s draft, told reporters he is fully healed and ready to get back to basketball activities early next week.“Tuesday’s just getting back into a routine,” he said, per Matt Lombardo of NJ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid believes he deserves Rookie of the Year honors

Joel Embiid was poised to have a tremendously successful rookie campaign, but it ended in disappointment. Limited to 31 games before a meniscus tear in his left knee led to arthroscopic surgery, the Philadelphia 76ers budding star was playing remarkably well and deservedly heralded as the unquestioned front-runner to earn Rookie of the Year honors.Some have scoffed at the notion...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Simmons cleared for 5-on-5 work

There is finally some positive news about Ben Simmons’ recovery from a broken foot.Simmons was finally cleared for 5-on-5 work after receiving a clean scan on his foot Tuesday, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The No. 1 overall pick from last year is unlikely to play in the NBA Summer League this year unlike last year, per Windhorst. Sixers head coach Brett Brown said on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George and Gerald Henderson ejected for throwing elbows, PG13 goes off on refs (Video)

The Pacers’ 2016-17 campaign has been one of the most disappointing ones since the turn of the century, and it’s clear the team’s losing ways is taking a toll on the players, Paul George included. George, who was on the trading block for awhile, with the Celtics having inquired about him, has seemed a bit more frustrated on the court as the season has progressed. He’s lost...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George blasts officials after ejection

Paul George blasted the officials following the Pacers’ 120-111 win over the 76ers on Monday night, a game from which he was ejected.George got tangled with Philly’s Gerald Henderson with around five minutes left, resulting in double-technicals. A few minutes later, the two were ejected for a second incident in which Henderson caught George in the throat with an elbow. Henderson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers shut Jahlil Okafor down for the season

Playing out the string for the final two weeks of the regular season, the Philadelphia 76ers aren’t necessarily worried about wins and losses here. And while the brass in Philadelphia wouldn’t admit this publicly, losses are probably better for the team’s long-term viability.It’s in this that Philadelphia has shut down second-year big man Jahlil Okafor for the remainder...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown l Shootaround (3.31.17)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following a shootaround in Cleveland.
Via YouTube
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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