Joel Embiid finishes off pregame warm ups with dance and windmill dunk

Joel Embiid loves the game of basketball like no one else. He is passionate about it and shows it whenever he can. Not being able to play due to injury has deprived us of his great skill, and seeing him get back onto the court has been a joy this preseason. The Sixers came out with a video recently where some of the players displayed their moves to the song “JuJu on that Beat...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Have Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor Bonded?

It’s clear the Philadelphia 76ers have reason to be pleased with center Joel Embiid. But has the team found their own twin towers in pairing him with Jahlil Okafor? It’s never a sure thing in the NBA.  Finding one big man is a boon to any NBA team. Finding a pair is even more beneficial […] Have Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor Bonded? - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A...
Via The Sixer Sense
11 hours ago

Elton Brand: A Snowball Starts The Avalanche

A Philadelphia 76er, then not, the back again to “Pay it Forward”. Elton Brand‘s finale was the snowball that starts the avalanche for the Philadelphia 76ers By now you’ve heard the news. Elton Brand has announced plans to officially retire at the end of this year’s preseason, officially halting his 17 years in the NBA as a […] Elton Brand: A Snowball Starts The Avalanche...
Via The Sixer Sense
14 hours ago

Even with healthy Embiid, 76ers face another lousy season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Brett Brown sticks a depth chart on a sizable TV before every game that's patterned more like a traffic light than a simple in/out list scrawled on most NBA team chalkboards. Red. Can't go. Yellow. Can play, with minute restrictions. Green. Healthy, let `em rip. Joel Embiid has been stuck at the red light for two years in Tankadelphia at the corner of The...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Elton Brand Is Officially Retiring

Brand is ending his career after his second stint with the Sixers. Elton Brand ended his 17-year career today, officially retiring at 76ers practice. Elton Brand has announced his retirement. pic.twitter.com/S49smnml6r— Jessica Camerato (@JCameratoCSN) October 20, 2016 Here’s a transcription of what Brand said above: ...17 years of playing the game that I love...
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18 hours ago

Sixers Overseas: Korkmaz, Micic Lighting It Up

Korkmaz is expected to step up this season off the bench for Efes and he looks up to the task early on. Also: Vasilije Micic! Any time a team replaces Dario Saric with Tyler Honeycutt, things are going to be, well, different. And that was Anadolu Efes (the Istanbul 76ers) this offseason. Out went Saric with a bundle of solid wings in Jon Diebler, Elijah Johnson and Alex Tyus and...
Via Liberty Ballers
18 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Interested In Tyus Jones, Another Signal To Who May Be Traded

The Philadelphia 76ers are after a young point guard who has some history with one of the big men. The Philadelphia 76ers are continuing to signal that Nerlens Noel will be the big man that’s traded. That, and the fact that he’s been giving hints towards unhappiness with the organization. The latest signal to the […] Philadelphia 76ers Interested In Tyus Jones, Another Signal...
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21 hours ago

Joel Embiid jokes that Ben Simmons will get deported after anti-Trump tweet

During any presidential debate, the amount of commentary on Twitter far exceeds that of the talking heads on the various networks. This was confirmed during Wednesday’s debate when members of the Philadelphia 76ers— specifically Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons—expressed their thoughts on the battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. After Simmons (who is Australian) put...
Via The Comeback
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers Need to Realize Patience is a Virtue

The Philadelphia 76ers have been good at keeping players out of full-contact activity until they’re fully healed, but they need to keep it going. The Philadelphia 76ers have done well over the past few years in the realm of injury recovery. At first glance, it might not seem like that to an outsider, but they’ve […] Philadelphia 76ers Need to Realize Patience is a Virtue -...
Via The Sixer Sense
23 hours ago

Big men, big questions: Who is ready to play for 76ers?

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Joel Embiid yanked the rim with such force on a two-handed dunk that he managed a quick pull-up before he let go and snapped it back into position. ''He's going to break the rim, right there,'' a 76ers employee said, laughing. The rim was sturdy during a pregame drill. So now, is Embiid. Embiid has teased the Sixers since he was picked third overall in the...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers now considering playing Joel Embiid in back-to-backs

Slowly but surely, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid continues to inch towards a full workload. Sixers head coach Brett Brown said on Saturday that the team is now considering playing Embiid in back-to-back games, but a final determination still has yet to be made, per Jessica Camerato of CSN Philly. Brown says Sixers now considering Embiid in back-to-backs but not definite...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s next? The Philadelphia 76ers' 'Process' lives on

It’s easy to say that No. 1 pick Ben Simmons is the most interesting player on the Sixers. Labeled as the best prospect since LeBron James, Simmons is a beacon of hope. He illuminates as the last piece of former General Manager Sam Hinkie’s wonderful process — THE Process. This same process had the Sixers, tank-, um, graciously enduring losing seasons while the highly drafted...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid wants Sixers PA guy to refer to him as ‘The Process’

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is the most resplendent human being to ever step foot on a basketball court, and here’s our latest proof of that much. According to John Smallwood of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Embiid recently asked Sixers PA announcer Matt Cord to include a new middle name in his official introduction: “The Process.” The Cameroonian has also already...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from the Philadelphia 76ers first preseason game

The Philadelphia 76ers played their first preseason game last night against the Boston Celtics, and they somehow managed to come back from a deficit and hold on to a victory. The victory showed us a few things about the Sixers, who look like a better team this year. Rookie debuts Joel Embiid and Dario Saric are two rookies that showed their potential last night. Saric showed how...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Déjà Vu, What’s New?

Déjà Vu is the feeling of having already experienced the present situation, and Sixers fans are growing sick of it. “Ben Simmons has surgery on broken right foot” Where have we seen this headline before? “Joel Embiid to miss season after second surgery on right foot” Come again? “Joel Embiid has screws inserted into foot for surgery” And? “Nerlens Noel to miss...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Simmons out three months with broken foot

Ben Simmons won’t take his NBA bow until closer to the new year. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein and Jeff Goodman, Simmons’s foot surgery will keep him out for approximately three months. That means the Philadelphia 76ers rookie No. 1 overall draft pick will likely be back in December at the earliest and possibly as late as January. Simmons’s injury is being described as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers rookie Ben Simmons has fracture in foot

Philadelphia 76ers rookie forward Ben Simmons has a fracture in his right foot. Bob Cooney of the Daily News reported the injury first, and shortly afterwards the team announced it as “a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone of his right foot.” This is definitely some dark news just days into the team’s training camp. Simmons was selected No. 1 overall this year and came...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers 'starstruck' by Will Smith's appearance at team dinner

Members of the Philadelphia 76ers were left in awe after actor Will Smith made a surprise appearance at a team dinner earlier this week. Smith is Philadelphia native who along with wife Jada Pinkett Smith purchased a minority stake in the team in 2011. Despite being a frequent attendee at Sixers games at Wells Fargo Center, players -- including Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, Jahlil...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers rookie Ben Simmons has put on 33 pounds of muscle

Often compared to LeBron James, Philadelphia 76ers rookie forward Ben Simmons now possesses the physique to match after putting on 33 pounds of muscle. Since leaving LSU, Simmons has been working hard to gain strength, which he believes will help around the rim. “I’m a lot stronger [now],” said Simmons, who was listed at 240 pounds while at LSU but said Monday that he weighed...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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