76ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sixers, Andrew Bogut agree to contract buyout

Bogut finished his Sixers career with zero points, zero rebounds, and zero assists. As soon as the Sixers originally traded for Andrew Bogut as a part of the package for Nerlens Noel, the two sides were already headed for a separation. Reports indicated the team attempted to move him before Thursday’s trade deadline passed, but with no interested suitors, the two sides planned...
Via Liberty Ballers
41 minutes ago

Ben Simmons and Sixers May Have Done Bone Marrow Injection to Avoid Surgery

According to one doctor, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons may have underwent bone marrow injection to avoid a second surgery. Ben Simmons is out for the season, and will not make his professional debut in the regular season for the Philadelphia 76ers this year. This was announced on Friday morning by team president and general […] Ben Simmons and Sixers May Have Done Bone...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 hour ago

Should Bryan Colangelo Hire a General Manager?

Bryan Colangelo’s recent struggles from a managerial standpoint show he should hire a Philadelphia 76ers general manager underneath him. Philadelphia 76ers President and General Manager Bryan Colangelo has always been known as the type of executive that handles things like player deals, trades, free agency, and the draft. But with the recent failures he has […] Should Bryan Colangelo...
Via The Sixer Sense
5 hours ago

76ers C Joel Embiid facing MRI, 'out indefinitely' with swelling in knee

Three days after learning that No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons will miss the rest of the season, the Philadelphia 76ers are facing more disconcerting injury news. Center Joel Embiid, who has missed the team’s last 11 games with a knee injury, sat out Monday’s practice with swelling in the knee and will undergo an MRI later in the day. He had been expected to return later this...
Via FOX Sports
5 hours ago

What the Trade Deadline Means for the Future

After months of the center logjam, the Philadelphia 76ers made a move in trading Nerlens Noel. Some say it lacked value, but not a totally disastrous. Yes, it finally happened. The Philadelphia 76ers, after months of nothing, moved on of their many centers. In this move, the Sixers traded Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks. In […] What the Trade Deadline Means for the Future...
Via The Sixer Sense
7 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers: Week in Review

The 76ers played two games coming out of the All-Star break. They won one and they lost one. Here’s a recap of what happened. Game vs Wizards The was a really high scoring game as the 76ers took the win, 120-112 over the Washington Wizards. The 76ers really broke the game open in the second quarter where they dropped 35 points compared to the 21 points of the Wizards. Every other...
Via isportsweb.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Andrew Bogut likely to join Cavs after buyout

The Dallas Mavericks veterans who are getting out of town are apparently all about Cleveland.Center Andrew Bogut is the latest, with Mavericks sources reportedly indicating that he will likely join the Cavaliers once he’s bought out by the Philadelphia 76ers, where he was traded on Thursday. Bogut’s buyout is expected to be just a matter of time. The Houston Rockets were also...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons won’t play for the Sixers this season

With less than a third of the season remaining, time was running out for rookie No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons to make his NBA debut. Simmons suffered a broken foot back in training camp and has been sidelined since.Unfortunately for those with the Philadelphia 76ers, Simmons will now sit out the remainder of the season.“The scan on his (Simmons) right foot the first overall pick...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Simmons gets bad news on CT scan

The Philadelphia 76ers were awaiting results on a CT scan Ben Simmons was set to undergo on his foot Thursday, and a report says things did not go well.WIP’s John Barchard reported on Twitter that he heard the scan “didn’t go as planned,” which puts Simmons’ season in doubt. Adding to that speculation was Simmons putting a sad face on his Snapchat. The last scan Simmons...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid: 76ers misled media about my injury timeframe

Joel Embiid is not happy with the way the Philadelphia 76ers publicly handled his knee injury.Embiid says that he was told by the team he would be out a few weeks with his knee injury, but they told the media he was day-to-day, leading to more attention to his situation than necessary.“I was told that I was going to kind of miss two or three weeks,” Embiid said Thursday via Philly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jahlil Okafor apparently wants to get traded to the Bulls

Jahlil Okafor isn’t dumb—he knows a trade away from the Philadelphia 76ers is likely so he might as well go ahead and make it known where he would like to play.Per the former Duke star himself, the Chicago Bulls are No. 1 on his list.ESPN’s Marc Stein dropped the report: It’s an unexpected development from Okafor himself. His name popped up around the New Orleans Pelicans...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pacers and Sixers have talked Jahlil Okafor trade

The Indiana Pacers are looking to buy before Thursday’s trade deadline. Indications are that the team is willing to give up a first-round pick in order to bring in someone to help Paul George and youngster Myles Turner as the season progresses.Meanwhile, Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor has long been on the trade block. The team removed him from action earlier this month...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid once contemplated retirement while in 'a dark place'

Joel Embiid has revealed his first two injury-plagued seasons were so trying at times he actually contemplated retirement. Given the rocky road the Philadelphia 76ers budding young superstar had to navigate in his first two seasons, perhaps that revelation shouldn't be all that surprising.Before even being drafted third-overall by the Sixers in the 2014 NBA Draft, Embiid underwent...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Simmons’ foot might still not be fully healed

Philadelphia 76ers rookie forward Ben Simmons continues to remain out with a foot injury suffered before the season began.According to a report, he is headed back to have his foot checked out at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York “as early as next Monday” to see if the bone in his foot is fully mended.This follows a January 23rd visit, which revealed his foot still...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Too much to Process: Can Simmons match the Embiid hype?

The Process has begun to bear fruit, finally, for the Philadelphia 76ers, mainly due to the excitement and abilities of Joel Embiid. But that's not all the Sixers have — Dario Saric has also been excellent in his rookie season, T.J. McConnell is playing better than anyone would have ever predicted, Nerlens Noel is flexing his defensive muscles and, oh yeah, the first overall pick...
Via Yardbarker
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jahlil Okafor ‘trying to focus on playing basketball’ amid trade rumors

Jahlil Okafor has rejoined the Philadelphia 76ers ahead of Wednesday’s match-up with the Boston Celtics after not traveling with the team for its past two games amid persistent trade rumors. And now that Okafor is back with the team, the second-year player is doing his best to ignore all the rampant speculation.“I’m just trying to focus on playing basketball,” Okafor said...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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