76ers apply for additional roster spot to bring back Furkan Aldemir

When the 76ers waived Furkan Aldemir to trim the roster to 15 before the season began, it was at least a little bit of a surprise because Aldemir had a guaranteed contract in place worth $3 million for this season.But it appears as though the team may be looking to bring him back.Philadelphia has applied for a hardship exception which could allow them to add another player to the...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Sixers Trim Roster to 15

The deadline for the Sixers to cut the roster down to 15 players was today at 5 o’clock. The team did their work a little before then by cutting Pierre Jackson, Scottie Wilbekin, Jordan McRae, JP Tokoto, and Furkan Aldemir. This leaves the roster as follows:   Point Guard Kendall Marshall Tony Wroten Isaiah Canaan TJ McConnell   Shooting Guard Hollis Thompson Nik Stauskas Jakarr...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

76ers Waive Pierre Jackson, J.P. Tokoto, Scottie Wilbekin, Jordan McRae, Furkan Aldemir

The Philadelphia 76ers have waived guards Pierre Jackson, J.P. Tokoto, Scottie Wilbekin and Jordan McRae, and forward Furkan Aldemir. Additionally, the Sixers signed center Jordan Railey, who has also been waived and will be a Designated Affiliate of the NBA Development League Delaware 87ers.
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sixers 15-man roster revealed

The Sixers final roster cuts were revealed on Monday afternoon. The team had to cut down its total roster from 20 to 15 by the 5:00 PM deadline Monday.Point guards Pierre Jackson and Scottie Wilbekin were let go, while T.J. McConnell made the squad after a solid preseason showing.Furkan Aldemir was also released in possibly the most surprising of the cuts, but after 41 games with...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Should Sixers waive Furkan Aldemir to keep Christian Wood?

The Sixers are a team with a lot of young talent that has plenty of potential, which makes decisions regarding the final few spots on the roster a bit more complicated than usual.Philadelphia is also in no hurry to actually be good, which means the team can take chances on guys who may need time to fully develop their NBA skills. Christian Wood appears to be exactly that, and has...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Nerlens Noel and Jahlil Okafor work together?

The Philadelphia 76ers are like the fiancé you've been engaged to for five years. You can't wait to see it all come together, but you're starting to lose patience. You're great together, but it's like come on, when are we finally getting this show on the road?  We've reached Year 3 in Hinkieville, and it's time to get the show on the road. Draft picks and assets, including Dario...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Summer Sixers GM3: U-G-L-Y

Jordan McRae scored 19 points, Furkan Aldemir was a beast on the glass, Jerami Grant posterized a defender and the Summer Sixers staged a gutsy comeback on Thursday night.  Still, what really stood out last night was just how sloppy and slow the summer squad played for a large majority of their 84-78 OT loss to the Summer Jazz. The Summer Sixers turned the ball over 26 times, shot...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Okafor flashes instant progress in second professional game

Jahlil Okafor scored 13 points in his second summer league outing against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, seven fewer than his debut the previous day against the San Antonio Spurs. But for several reasons, day two was better than day one. Just ask his coach, who said several positive things afterward to the Philadelphia Inquirer:"'With every possession, he's going to grow and grow...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Takeaways from Sixers Second Summer League Game

On Monday night, the Philadelphia 76ers lost their Utah Summer League debut to the San Antonio Spurs 74-71. In that game, we saw the future and potential dominance of big man Jahlil Okafor. On Tuesday night, the Sixers took on the Boston Celtics in a Summer League Atlantic division battle. The Sixers pulled out a tough 76-62 victory over the Celtics, despite rough shooting in the...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Summer Sixers GM2: R U Furkan Kidding Me?

In Game 1 of the Utah Jazz Summer League, rookie Jahlil Okafor scored 20 points, grabbed 9 rebounds, and a blocked a pair of shots, so it came as no surprise that all of Philadunkia nation was watching closely to see what Jahlil would do last night against the Celtics in Game 2 of Summer Sixers action.  Okafor played solidly last night (13 & 9), but it was Turkish legend Furkan...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

GM81: Rapid (MCW’s Revenge) Reacts

Milwaukee Bucks 107 FinalRecap | Box Score 97 Philadelphia 76ers Furkan Aldemir, PF 22 MIN | 1-2 FG | 0-0 FT | 5 REB | 3 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 2 PTS | -3 +/-I’ve been waiting to see what Furkan could do with extended minutes and I think I have my answer. Robert Covington, SF 33 MIN | 6-13 FG | 12-13 FT | 7 REB | 1 AST | 1 STL | 4 BLK | 10 TO | 25 PTS | +2 +/-Yes...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

GM78: Rapid (UGGHHH) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 91 FinalRecap | Box Score 101 New York Knicks Furkan Aldemir, PF 29 MIN | 2-7 FG | 0-0 FT | 9 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 4 PTS | +6 +/-Hinkie didn’t acquire Furkan for his scoring abilities and that showed last night. Right now I would say it even money on Furkan making the team next year. Robert Covington, SF 29 MIN | 4-13 FG | 3-4 FT | 3...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

GM42: Rapid (Happy & Sad) Reacts

New York Knicks 98 FinalRecap | Box Score 91 Philadelphia 76ers Furkan Aldemir, PF 19 MIN | 0-1 FG | 0-0 FT | 5 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 3 BLK | 0 TO | 0 PTS | -8 +/- Personally, I thought there were a number of opportunities to get Furkan the ball on the blocks that the Sixers did not take advantage of last night. Robert Covington, SF 39 MIN | 5-11 FG | 4-4 FT | 3 REB | 4...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Furkan Aldemir Signs Four-Year, $12M Deal With 76ers

Furkan Aldemir has landed a four-year contract worth around $12 million with the Philadelphia 76ers, according to sources. Aldemir has played professionally in Turkey.
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Furkan Aldemir To Sign With 76ers

Furkan Aldemir will leave Galatasaray to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers. Aldemir is averaging 8.1 points and 9.1 rebounds in 22.7 minutes per game for Galatasary in 11 games. The 76ers acquired the draft rights to Aldemir in July 2013 from the Houston Rockets.
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers Using International Leagues To Stash Young Talent

The Philadelphia 76ers have stashed several young talented players in international leagues in order to keep their rights as long as they remain away from the team. Dario Saric is the most high-profile of the overseas players. Vasilije Micic, a Serbian point guard, plays for FC Bayern Munich of the German BBL. Former Tennessee standout Jordan McRae is with Melbourne United of the...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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