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Hopes For The Philadelphia 76ers Preseason

The Philadelphia 76ers aren’t winning the championship this year but there are definitely things to hope for, even throughout the preseason. Every die hard fan hopes their team wins the championship at the end of the season. Now, let’s be honest, only one team will earn a ring in the end and only a few teams […] Hopes For The Philadelphia 76ers Preseason - The Sixer Sense...
Via The Sixer Sense
7 hours ago

Hollis Thompson is Important to the Philadelphia 76ers

Despite being looked at as a lower-level player on the Philadelphia 76ers, Hollis Thompson actually is very important this season. There’s something important about having someone around who knows the ropes. The Philadelphia 76ers have clearly recognized that by keeping around Hollis Thompson for this season. While the team clearly needed some players who have general […] Hollis...
Via The Sixer Sense
9 hours ago

Ranking Every Guard On The Team

The Philadelphia 76ers have eight guards, both point and shooting. How do they rank? The Philadelphia 76ers are still searching for a franchise guard. They drafted ball-handler Ben Simmons, but he’s taking on more of a point forward role. They added three guards this offseason, but those are serving as more of a short-term remedy. Last […] Philadelphia 76ers: Ranking Every Guard...
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9 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers: Four Unlikely Trade Destinations For Nerlens Noel

Nerlens Noel of the Philadelphia 76ers has been a part of trade rumors for a while. Several destinations that have not been thoroughly analyzed yet. There has been plenty of speculation this off season about all of the trade rumors surrounding the Philadelphia 76ers, primarily focused on the the duo of Nerlens Noel and Jahlil Okafor. […] Philadelphia 76ers: Four Unlikely Trade...
Via The Sixer Sense
11 hours ago

Simmons Must Find Way To Star In Eastern Conference

The Philadelphia 76ers think they have their star in Ben Simmons. Simmons will try to lead the organization past the fading stars in the conference. The Philadelphia 76ers rebuild might be one of the most promising rebuilds in the NBA. The fact that they are doing it in the Eastern Conference may even make it […] Philadelphia 76ers: Simmons Must Find Way To Star In Eastern Conference...
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1 day ago

Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid Finally Ready to Start NBA Career

What has been two years of rehab, hilarious tweets and uncontested workout videos will finally result in some playing time. That’s right Sixers fans, Joel Embiid will be playing in the 2016-2017 season. The 76ers held their annual “Beach Bash” in Avalon, New Jersey where Embiid was present. After letting out this HUGE block on an unsuspecting kid, he made time for interviews...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adorable moppet brings weak stuff to the hole, Joel Embiid destroys it

Joel Embiid’s NBA career has been derailed by injuries. That’s been disappointing to a lot of people, but he’s reportedly healthy, and he’s still just 22, so there’s time for him to reclaim his status as an exciting prospect. This, though, is not a story about that. This is a story of the 76ers hosting a beach party. Fun, smiles, fan interaction, etc. Here’s a few choice...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers Trade Kendall Marshall

The Utah Jazz have traded Tibor Pleiss to Philadelphia 76ers for Kendall Marshall Surprise! Surprise!Has Bryan Colangelo assumed the persona of Sam Hinkie? In a true Hinkie-esque move, the Philadelphia 76ers have once more become the contract salary recycle bin for the NBA. The latest trade involves the Utah Jazz, who have traded center Tibor Pleiss to the Philadelphia 76ers for...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Philadelphia 76ers Trade Kendall Marshall For Tibor Pleiss

The Philadelphia 76ers have traded Kendall Marshall to the Utah Jazz. The Philadelphia 76ers are still making roster moves. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, the Philadelphia 76ers have traded guard Kendall Marshall to the Jazz for Tibor Pleiss, two future second-round picks, and cash. The trade moves Marshall, who signed with the team […] Philadelphia 76ers Trade...
Via Section215
4 days ago

Brett Brown: Joel Embiid is ‘truly on track’ to play in the preseason

It’s been nearly 30 months since Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid has played in a competitive game. That came as a member of the Kansas Jayhawks back in March of 2014. Now far removed from his most-recent foot surgery, skepticism regarding Embiid’s ability to play has been replaced with confidence in him contributing this season. According to Sixers head coach Brett Brown...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers expect Joel Embiid to be ready for preseason

Joel Embiid finally appears ready to start his NBA career. The 22-year-old big man has been working out and will be ready for preseason after two lost years, according to Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown. “I just left my third consecutive day working out with Joel 45 minutes ago,” Brown said on a recent episode of “The Lowe Post” podcast, via Derek Bodner of Philly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

It's Almost Sunny In Philadelphia

It is hard to overstate just how bad Philadelphia has been over the past few seasons. You can go look at all of the stats if you wish to subject yourself to just how bad it got last season, but it's time to move on from that chapter in Sixers' history.The future in Philadelphia is bright for the first time in a while, and the assets the team has been accumulating for years...
Via The Sports Quotient
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid have funny Twitter exchange

Ben Simmons seems to be fitting in quite well with his new team. And by that, we mean he is already completely comfortable with his teammates on social media. Simmons messed around with his Philadelphia 76ers teammate Joel Embiid on Twitter Monday. It all started when Simmons posted a GIF from the NBA Draft and asked his followers to caption it. Caption this pic.twitter.com/y0ypQr4ia1...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons As Present And Future Point Guard Of The 76ers

When Sam Hinkie initiated the Philadelphia 76ers' rebuild back in June of 2013, trading Jrue Holiday for Nerlens Noel along with the pick that would eventually become Dario Saric, it created a hole at point guard. Hinkie quickly addressed it by selecting Michael Carter-Williams with the 11th pick. A season of gaudy counting stats combined with YMCA-level shooting efficiency would...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Could the Philadelphia 76ers win 30 games in 2016-2017?

The Philadelphia 76ers finally seem to be moving in the right direction as a team. According to some columnists, including me, the Sixers have aced this offseason due to the acquisitions and draft picks they’ve made all summer long. Now, 25 days after the NBA free agency period began, the trades and the signings finally seem to have slowed down, prompting ESPN to release their...
Via isportsweb.com
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justin Bieber arm wrestle Sixers center Joel Embiid

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, due to injury, hasn’t played a minute in the NBA just yet despite being drafted back in 2014. But he does have one important athletic achievement to his name – beating pop star Justin Bieber in an arm wrestle. Friday night, Bieber and Embiid apparently hung out at Hyde in Los Angeles and challenged each other to a test of strength. The...
Via College Spun
July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics reportedly unwilling to give up much for Jahlil Okafor

The Boston Celtics’ ongoing quest to find the right deal to cash in on all their assets continues to prove fruitless. According to a report by Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer on Friday, Boston is unwilling to give up much to acquire Sixers center Jahlil Okafor, citing in part concern with Okafor’s various off-court incidents of the last year. The Celtics have been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Manu Ginobili talks interest in 76ers before sticking with Spurs

For Manu Ginobili, the Philadelphia 76ers were much more than a leverage piece for more money. It seems odd to think Ginobili might have signed with the rebuilding 76ers as opposed to sticking with the San Antonio Spurs, but it almost happened—which maybe isn’t that surprising considering this is the summer where Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors and Dwyane Wade...
Via The Sports Daily
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

The last move the Philadelphia 76ers should make this summer

The Philadelphia 76ers have made considerable improvements to their 10-win roster from last season. With the additions of veterans Jerryd Bayless and Gerald Henderson, former draft picks Joel Embiid and Dario Saric, and rookies Ben Simmons and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot the Sixers are probably going to at least double their 2015-2016 win total this upcoming season. While the Sixers...
Via isportsweb.com
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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