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WATCH: Greek Freak embarrasses Gerald Henderson

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is an absolute freak of nature. One of the most-athletic players to ever take to the NBA hardwood, he continues to make opposing defenders look silly. This happened (and then some) on Martin Luther King Jr. Day against the Philadelphia 76ers. And it was a thing of beauty. #GiannisAlert. #NBAVine https://t.co/CUWzsXGmV2 — NBA (@NBA) January...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

How Many More Wins Does Ben Simmons Give Philadelphia 76ers?

The Philadelphia 76ers are still waiting on Ben Simmons to make his NBA debut. In the meantime, how much of an impact can he make for Philly this season? One of the biggest unknowns for the Philadelphia 76ers this season has to be rookie Ben Simmons. There is an obviously desire within the fanbase to […] How Many More Wins Does Ben Simmons Give Philadelphia 76ers? - The Sixer Sense...
Via The Sixer Sense
19 hours ago

5 Ways Ben Simmons Immediately Will Improve the Philadelphia 76ers

Ben Simmons should be back and playing for the Philadelphia 76ers this season, but how will he improve this team that’s doing quite well already? The Philadelphia 76ers have been pretty freakin’ good in the last several games. The team has been streaking as of late, winning five of their last seven games and even […] 5 Ways Ben Simmons Immediately Will Improve the Philadelphia...
Via The Sixer Sense
21 hours ago

I Am A Sick, Sick Bastard Already Thinking About The Sixers 2017 Offseason

Longest view in the blog Joel Embiid is having a hysterically good season. Nerlens Noel is back playing major minutes and suddenly Chris Mullin from the midrange. TJ McConnell beat the New York Superteams on a buzzer-beater and then Embiid made his Twitter picture a side-by-side of TJ and a fan doing the same celebration. Ben Simmons seems to be not setbacking yet. Triple H is now...
Via Liberty Ballers
1 day ago

Philadelphia 76ers Draft: Markelle Fultz Has the Makings of a Star

Markelle Fultz is not only establishing himself as the Philadelphia 76ers‘ ideal draft pick, but the best prospect we’ve seen in recent years. The 2017 NBA Draft class is arguably the most talent and depth-laden group since 2003, where LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Carmelo Anthony — among others — made their way accross the stage. The […] Philadelphia 76ers Draft: Markelle...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 day ago

Discussing the recent hot streak of the Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have won five of their last seven. I repeat, the Philadelphia 76ers have won five of their last seven. The 76ers have already exceeded their win total of last year in 39 games. They’re currently 12-26, which isn’t a great record in itself, but because of their win totals of the past couple years (10-72 last year and 18-64 the year before) fans are optimistic...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Embiid sparks 76ers to 1st 3-game win streak in 3 years

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Joel Embiid scored 24 points, blocked three shots and led the Philadelphia 76ers to their third straight victory, 102-93 over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. The Sixers are on their first three-game winning streak since they won four straight from Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014. Led by Embiid, the Sixers have won five of six games overall and are no longer...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown | Practice (1.12.17)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following their practice in Camden, NJ.
Via YouTube
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid concerned his Twitter use will backfire

Joel Embiid has made a name for himself because of his wonderful social media presence as much as his on-court achievements. But even the Philadelphia 76ers big man is concerned that his Twitter use will one day backfire. Speaking after the Sixers’ shootaround on Friday, Ebmiid discussed his social media use. “I think I kind of represent Twitter in the NBA,” Embiid said Friday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel now ‘definitely satisfied’ with role on Sixers

Nerlens Noel and the Philadelphia 76ers appear to have kissed and made up. Speaking with reporters on Thursday, the 22-year-old big man seemed pleased with his current situation on the team. “At this moment in time, I’m definitely satisfied with where I’m at and the team’s rotation,” Noel said, according to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer. “I think I’m able...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid has Philadelphia hitting 'like' button on 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The headline reads like it was ripped straight from a fake news website: Philadelphia 76ers win for fourth time in five games! The veracity of that claim has been verified - the Sixers, yes those topflight tankers that made a sham of competitive basketball - are actually winning games. So what? Time to dance ! Joel Embiid would not let a sprained left ankle...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid gets down with Sixers Dancers after win over Knicks

Joel Embiid not only is quickly becoming one of the NBA’s biggest young stars, he just might be one of the most charismatic as well. The Philadelphia 76ers center let it all hang out while celebrating Wednesday’s 98-97 victory over the New York Knicks by busting a move alongside the team’s Sixers Dancers. #NBAVote Joel Embiid pic.twitter.com/bNzIpcAub7 — Christian...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

TJ McConnell beats Knicks on buzzer-beater

With the New York Knicks leading the Philadelphia 76ers 97-96 in the final seconds, Knicks second-year phenom Kristaps Porzingis got a wide-open three to put the game out of reach… and airballed. The Sixers got the rebound, sprinted down the court, and got the ball to point guard T.J. McConnell on the baseline. McConnell put a spin move on Carmelo Anthony and nailed a game-winning...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers use Joel Embiid's love of Shirley Temples in All-Star blitz

Joel Embiid’s fondness for Shirley Temples has been well-documented. The Philadelphia 76ers are cleverly using his love of the kiddie cocktail to help get their talented young center an All-Star nod. The Sixers are sending ingredients for Shirley Temples to media members who take part in the All-Star voting process. A recipe with instructions on how to mix up the drink is also...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid fires back at Mia Khalifa’s shade on Instagram

Don’t bring that weak shade into Joel Embiid’s paint. After Philadelphia’s 105-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, Embiid and Sixers teammates Ben Simmons and Nerlens Noel took some time to pose for a photo with Philly rapper Meek Mill. The Daltons !!!! A photo posted by Joel "The Process" Embiid (@joelembiid) on Jan 8, 2017 at 5:36pm PST Adult film...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown | Shootaround (12.26.16)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following their shootaround at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA.
Via YouTube
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Huge Wolves comeback derailed by 76ers' buzzer-beater

PHILADELPHIA -- Robert Covington made a fall-away shot off an inbounds pass with 0.2 seconds left to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 93-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.The Sixers needed the late basket after they blew a 26-point lead and seemed headed to overtime. Ricky Rubio, just a 26 percent 3-point shooter, buried one with 1.6 seconds left that tied...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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