76ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

76ers: Fultz improving but "isn't whole" now

Despite having his best day of practice on Wednesday, Sixers guard Markelle Fultz "still isn't whole right now," Sixers coach Brett Brown said.
Via ESPN
28 minutes ago

Robert Covington has lost confidence in his shot

The Philadelphia 76ers need Robert Covington to be better, and that starts with confidence. When you look past J.J. Redick‘s recent injury, the Philadelphia 76ers have a lot going for them. Joel Embiid is an All-Star starter, Ben Simmons might join him as a reserve and they’ve won...
Via The Sixer Sense
4 hours ago

Do the Philadelphia 76ers struggle to keep big leads?

Through 40 games the Philadelphia 76ers seem to have a tendency to jump out to a big leads in the first half and quickly give them up in the second half. Is that overblown, or a legitimate concern? When the Philadelphia 76ers jumped to a 55-41 lead over the Toronto Raptors with 1:33...
Via The Sixer Sense
6 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers and new NBA All-Star Joel Embiid perseveres

After years of ridicule, torment, surgeries, rehab, and starting a new life in a new land, the NBA All-Star designation rests comfortably upon Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid. He has done more than arrive, he has persevered This is more than a story about the Philadelphia 76ers center...
Via The Sixer Sense
9 hours ago

The Sixers have reached a huge breakthrough

On Thursday, January 18th, the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Boston Celtics 89-80, part of a major break-through for Philly. Captained by Joel Embiid’s 26 points, 16 rebounds, and 6 assists, the Philadelphia 76ers were able to knock off their historic rival, the Boston Celtics Thursday...
Via Section215
11 hours ago

Joel Embiid is finally OVER Rihanna

It’s done. After years of pining for her affection, Philadelphia 76ers great Joel Embiid is finally over pop superstar Rihanna. “She denied me back then, so go with her again? So, um, I have to pass that and move on to the next one. Trust the Process.” These 27 words marked the end...
Via Section215
18 hours ago

Joel Embiid fans bombard Rihanna after his All-Star nod

NBA fans have good memories, and they are here to remind Rihanna of what she owes Joel Embiid.You may recall that when Embiid was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2014, he says he was told by a famous woman to come back to her when he had achieved All-Star status in the NBA rather than just being a high draft pick. It was finally confirmed last year that the celebrity crush was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid is going to the All-Star game

After missing the first two season of his NBA career, Joel Embiid is an All-Star in his second season as a pro. What a time to be a Philadelphia 76ers fan. Trust the Process! Trust the Process! For the first time in over half a decade, Philadelphia 76ers finally have an All-Star in...
Via Section215
21 hours ago

WATCH: Jerryd Bayless | Media Availability (01.17.18)

Jerryd Bayless speaks with members of the media. Subscribe to the 76ers: https://www.youtube.com/user/philadel... For news, stories, highlights and more, go to our official website at http://www.nba.com/sixers/?tmd=1 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Sixers/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sixers?lang=en Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sixers/
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ben Simmons | Media Availability (01.17.18)

Ben Simmons speaks with members of the media. Subscribe to the 76ers: https://www.youtube.com/user/philadel... For news, stories, highlights and more, go to our official website at http://www.nba.com/sixers/?tmd=1 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Sixers/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sixers?lang=en Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sixers/
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers to sign Demetrius Jackson to two-way deal

The Sixers will sign guard Demetrius Jackson to a two-way contract and release forward James Michael McAdoo, Shams Charania of The Vertical tweets.Jackson signed a two-way deal with the Rockets during the offseason after the Celtics waived him. Houston terminated Jackson’s contract and then signed him to a 10-day deal earlier this month. However, he did not figure in the Rockets...
Via Hoops Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Markelle Fultz doesn't look broken anymore

Early in the season, the Philadelphia 76ers shut down Markelle Fultz after only four appearances due to a clearly bothersome shoulder injury. Thankfully, however, the rookie guard has made progress.Kyle Neubeck of the PhillyVoice shared several videos of Fultz working out, including one of him at the free-throw line.And he no longer looks dreadful! Early in the season, he displayed...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Redick 'not entirely convinced' dinosaurs existed on Earth

J.J. Redick has been hanging round with Kyrie Irving, and the topic of dinosaurs came up. Irving, who still claims the Earth is flat, must be rubbing off on Redick, because the Philadelphia 76ers guard admitted he doesn’t know for sure if dinosaurs really existed here.The two discussed these issues on a recent edition of “The J.J. Redick Podcast.” “The one thing I question in life...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers hilariously trick fan into thinking he made blindfolded shot

Comedian Jack Whitehall attended the sold-out Celtics-76ers game at London’s O2 Arena, and had the opportunity to win a prize if he made a three-point shot while blindfolded, but he came up a bit short.Fans, however, did their best to dupe Whitehall into thinking he had made the shot, and it worked.The 76ers entertainment team and the fans went nuts cheering as if the shot had went...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons flattens Marcus Morris with forearm shiver, skirmish erupts

Ben Simmons lowered the boom on Marcus Morris in Thursday’s game, and it did not go over well.It happened in the fourth quarter of the Celtics-76ers matchup in London, when Simmons and Morris collided with one another. Morris approached Simmons, possibly looking to set a screen, when the Sixers rookie delivered a forearm shot to his counterpart’s chest, sending the Celtics forward...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers’ G League team to wear SpongeBob-themed unis

The Delaware 87ers — the G League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers — will wear SpongeBob SquarePants-themed uniforms against the Erie Bayhawks for the team’s Nickelodeon Night on Wednesday. ESPN’s Darren Rovell tweeted out an image of the outrageous duds. The 87ers noted in a tweet Tuesday that the uniforms will be autographed and auctioned off for charity. Minor league sports...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the future of injured No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz

When Markelle Fultz made his debut earlier this season, he became just the third No. 1 overall pick in history to come off the bench. Sarah Todd of The Philadelphia Inquirer notes that the other two top selections who did not start right away ended up having underwhelming careers.Anthony Bennett, who was a surprise No. 1 overall pick, began with the Cavs’ bench unit and he never...
Via Hoops Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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