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Ben Simmons is the Missing Piece of the Puzzle

Ben Simmons was drafted first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in June, but has yet to play a game. He just might be the last big piece needed. The Philadelphia 76ers are a much better basketball team this year than they were last year. In all reality, we shouldn’t be surprised at that, not one […] Ben Simmons is the Missing Piece of the Puzzle - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer...
Via The Sixer Sense
6 hours ago

Jahlil Okafor’s Problem is Actually Offense

Many have pointed to Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor‘s defense as his main issue, but perhaps it’s the offense. Yes, you read that title right. Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor is a guy known solely for his offensive game, and more specifically for his sweet face-up and post up moves. But what if I were to […] Jahlil Okafor’s Problem is Actually Offense -...
Via The Sixer Sense
7 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Nerlens Noel Must Earn Top NBA Center Contract

Circumstances of Philadelphia 76ers’ center position do not make it easy, but Nerlens Noel has made a difficult situation precariously challenging. To get his big payday next season, Nerlens Noel needs to play his way back atop NBA Nerlens Noel is an outstanding young NBA center. On the other hand, he is not a very […] Philadelphia 76ers Nerlens Noel Must Earn Top NBA Center...
Via The Sixer Sense
18 hours ago

76ers celebrate 50th anniversary of NBA's great champions

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia 76ers may as well have won the NBA championship when they dethroned the Boston Celtics in the east. The delirious Sixers fans stormed the court and swarmed Wilt Chamberlain. One fan even hung on a rim as the players hustled past outstretched arms to the locker room. The Sixers popped champagne against the backdrop of a fan-made ''1967 NBA champions...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brett Brown plans to play Ben Simmons at point guard

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown gave an update on the injury status of Ben Simmons Friday, telling reporters that the No. 1 overall pick is “doing great” after undergoing surgery on a broken bone in his right foot almost two months ago. While there is no timetable yet for his return, Brown is already planning on how to use the 76ers' prized rookie. “My intention is to...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown | Practice (12.1.16)

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

Joel Embiid gets playing time limit increased

Here’s some good news for everybody who’s got a fever and the only prescription is more "Process." The Philadelphia 76ers announced that center Joel Embiid’s playing time limit has been increased to 28 minutes a game. Pre-game update:•Joel Embiid playing time limit increased to 28 minutes, starting tonight vs. Sacramento. — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) November 30...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Assign Nerlens Noel To Delaware

Nerlens Noel will get in some extra work with the Sevens as he prepares for his 2016-17 debut. The Undefeated’s Marc Spears is reporting that injured Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel has been sent to the Delaware 87ers on an injury rehab assignment. From Spears: Noel was scheduled to practice Wednesday with the Delaware 87ers, who are owned and operated by the Sixers...
Via Liberty Ballers
3 days ago

Philadelphia 76ers and Liberty Ballers Team Up for Ticket Drive to Benefit Boys & Girls Club

For every ticket you buy with the Liberty Ballers discount code, the Sixers will donate a ticket to the local Boys & Girls Club chapter. Earlier this month, LibertyBallers.com turned eight years old. Since I became involved with the site in 2013, I’ve enjoyed seeing the website evolve into the primary voice for the Sixers faithful, and the large, tight-knit community that...
Via Liberty Ballers
3 days ago

WATCH: 76ers Second Half Demolition of Boston G5

Via YouTube
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Brown enjoys Sixers fans’ ‘Trust the process’ chant

Philadelphia 76ers fans have, at least to a certain extent, embraced the infamous “process.” Coach Brett Brown is fine with that. Fans have recently taken to chanting “Trust the process” when Joel Embiid shoots free throws, and Brown is all for it. “I do [like it],” Brown said Sunday, via Dave McMenamin of ESPN. “I do. You know, I think we need something like that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers are still bad, but they’re not unwatchable anymore... they’re actually sort of fun

The Philadelphia 76ers still aren’t very good. But, for the first time since Sam Hinkie unleashed his controversial, franchise-altering #process three seasons ago, fans are getting a glimpse of future returns on his unique asset management. Facing Cleveland at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, the 76ers competently challenged LeBron and the Cavaliers, despite losing 112-108....
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

R&B singer returning to sing anthem for 76ers after apology

R&B singer Sevyn Streeter is planning to return to the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia next month to sing the national anthem after the 76ers apologized to her. Streeter, who was pulled from her performance in October at the last second because she was wearing a shirt with “We Matter” written across the front, told TMZ this week that she is looking forward to working...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joel Embiid kicks chair after being told he’s out of game

76ers center Joel Embiid is all about trusting “the process,” but he wasn’t too happy about his minutes restriction during Wednesday night’s game against the Grizzlies. The Sixers have been trying to ease Embiid back into the lineup, limiting him to 24 minutes per game. When he logged 27 on Wednesday, his night was over. The game was close throughout and ended up going to...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia 76ers are finally improving

The Philadelphia 76ers look like a better team. The 76ers are playing better basketball, they are working hard to improve, and all the young players are doing their best to carry this team. There are times where experience is needed, and there are also times where the team can’t finish out close games with wins, but they have improved overall. One of the main reasons this team...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid files to trademark ‘The Process’ to sell Shirley Temples?

Much has been made of Joel Embiid’s decision to embrace former Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie’s much maligned and mocked “Trust the Process” mantra by giving himself “The Process” as a nickname. The NBA Store already is getting in on all “The Process” action. https://t.co/hucCBQzOte pic.twitter.com/zpsQjyQFpD — NBA Store (@NBASTORE) November...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Stop what you’re doing: The Philadelphia 76ers have won a game

Whatever you are doing, please stop, put down your drink and listen to me very closely. Are you listening? Good. The Philadelphia 76ers are in the win column for the first time this season. After some blowouts and some close calls, the Sixers finally found themselves on the winning end of a tight game as they edged the Indiana Pacers in overtime Friday night, 109-105. Yes, it’s...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid says he once killed a lion

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is an animal on the court. He’s a force to be reckoned with, and is already beginning to show why he was worthy of the third overall pick in the 2014 draft. Embiid, at a young age, had to be an animal off the court as well, apparently. The Sixers big man grew up in Cameroon, and later immigrated to the United States at age 16. He recently...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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