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Philadelphia 76ers: Jahlil Okafor continues to slim down

Jahlil Okafor continues to slim down as he continues to adjust to the NBA’s style of play and the Philadelphia 76ers‘ new roster. Going into his third season Jahlil Okafor has a lot to prove going into the season with the Philadelphia 76ers. Okafor had a very solid season during his rookie campaign. Followed up by […] Philadelphia 76ers: Jahlil Okafor continues to slim down...
Via The Sixer Sense
17 hours ago

Robert Covington is the definition of the Process for the 76ers

When the Philadelphia 76ers began “The Process,” they signed or traded for unknown players with the potential to be something. Players such as Robert Covington. When people think of “The Process” they think of Joel Embiid. They think of the top five picks in the draft they have had over the years. People are reminded […] Robert Covington is the definition of the Process...
Via The Sixer Sense
18 hours ago

An in depth look at Nik Stauskas

Philadelphia 76ers guard Nik Stauskas is entering the final year of his contract. How has he fared in the NBA for his first three years? Nik Stauskas had the best year of his young NBA career last year. He posted personal bests in three point shooting (36.8 percent), true shooting percentage (54.0 percent), on a […] An in depth look at Nik Stauskas - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer...
Via The Sixer Sense
19 hours ago

WATCH: Furkan Korkmaz | FIBA U20 European Championship Highlights vs Montenegro

Furkan Korkmaz records 11 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 steals in 29 minutes vs Montenegro.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Furkan Korkmaz | Summer League Review

Furkan Korkmaz's Summer League Review as narrated by Brian Seltzer.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Did LeBron troll the world with Ben Simmons birthday tweet?

The Internet was whipped up into a veritable frenzy earlier this week when Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons shot out a cryptic tweet directed at LeBron James. And now it looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar is perhaps engaging in some social media chicanery in light of it all.Simmons turned 21 Thursday and received tweeted well wishes from the 76ers organization and...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

BIG3 explains why Allen Iverson didn’t play at Philadelphia tour stop

The BIG3, Ice Cube’s new three-on-three basketball league made up of former NBA players, stopped in Philadelphia this past weekend. The league has used Allen Iverson as a lynchpin of its marketing, so as you’d expect, 76ers fans were fired up to see The Answer in action — even though he’s been a shell of his former self on the court.They were disappointed, however, when Iverson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Redick turned down more money from Rockets to sign with Sixers

JJ Redick apparently trusts the process even more than we thought.In the debut episode of his new podcast with The Uninterrupted, Redick revealed that he turned down a contract offer worth more money from the Houston Rockets in order to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers.“It wasn’t about the money,” said Redick. “Houston offered me more money than Philly, total money. They...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kwame Brown blames Sixers medical staff for early end to career

As the first high-school player to ever be drafted No. 1 overall, Kwame Brown entered the NBA with some serious pressure on his broad shoulders. And though his career did last 12 years, it wasn’t filled with highlights, playoff victories or championships. Instead, he’s always going to be remembered as a guy who didn’t live up to the hype.For what it’s worth, Brown averaged...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mathias Lessort | 2017 NBA Summer League Highlights

Highlights from Mathias Lessort's Summer League play in Las Vegas.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James' cryptic Miami pics on Instagram mean nothing

LeBron James has long demonstrated a mastery of posting cryptic messages on social media that may mean something significant or more likely nothing at all. Either way, it always prompts rampant speculation and amateurish psychoanalysis. And the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar was recently back at it with his cryptic ways.James took to Instagram to post two photos from Miami in which...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid not pleased about his 'bull crap' video game rating

The NBA season just wrapped up. How are we already talking about 2K18 ratings?Well, NBA 2K18 won’t be released until Sep. 15, but the video game’s marketing team has begun to reveal its player ratings. It’s an excellent sports video game tradition: a player guessing his rating and then being furious when he finds out it’s lower than expected.One of the first to find out his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Craigslist ad offers to trade ife-sized Joel Embiid balloon for tools and lumber

Even for Craigslist standards, this listing is… odd.A Philadelphia 76ers fan made a life-sized Joel Embiid balloon animal, and the fan is offering it on Craigslist in exchange for tools and lumber.Here’s the listing, which is titled “Life sized Joel embiid balloon animal for…tools/lumber etc”: I don’t know how or why but I am some sort of balloon prodigy, I can make literally...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LaVar Ball issues scathing retort to Joel Embiid

The feud between LaVar Ball and Joel Embiid doesn’t appear to be going away any time soon. In fact, it might just be heating up.As most are likely aware, Embiid participated in some rather pointed trolling on draft night after Ball said the Lakers were a playoff team following his son’s selection at No. 2 overall. Then he got into some hot water after using a naughty word to...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley: Sixers 'definitely' will make playoffs in 2017-18

Former Philadelphia 76ers forward and NBA legend Charles Barkley is buying the hype surrounding his old team in a big way.Now with TNT as an analyst and in-house funny guy, Barkley echoes what we’ve heard from Joel Embiid and rookie Markelle Fultz. He sees the Sixers making the playoffs. And we’re not talking about in a couple of years. He says they will ‘definitely’ make...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The unlucky Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers looked like they were finally having something good going for them this offseason. They signed a few great free agents, and they managed to acquire the first-overall pick in the draft and selected Markelle Fultz with that pick. However, the team ran into some trouble when Markelle Fultz went down with an injury in a Summer League game last week. The Philadelphia...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Is It Smart to Make Ben Simmons the Point Guard?

Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown has been saying the 6’10” Ben Simmons will be his starting point guard from the beginning.  Recently, Simmons has stated he also sees himself as a starting point guard.  It looks like the rumors are true in spite of the fact the Sixers just drafted a point guard, Markelle Fultz, with the first pick in the draft a few weeks ago.  It...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Trust The Optionality: Philadelphia 76ers Preview

For the first time in a long time, the Philadelphia 76ers enter the season with theoretical optionality at every position on their roster. Emphasis on theoretical. The Markelle Fultz high ankle sprain serves as an all too harsh reminder of how fine the line is between hope and despair. Throughout “The Process” every single highly touted prospect had their debut delayed by...
Via The Lottery Mafia
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Utah Summer League review

The Philadelphia 76ers recently finished up their stint at the Utah Summer League with a win and two losses. Although most of the players who played for the Sixers in those games probably won’t make the team’s roster, some players stood out. Markelle Fultz is the first player who stood out for the Sixers. Fultz, this year’s first overall draft pick, played in all but one of...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss
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