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Nerlens Noel dishes gorgeous assist to Henry Sims

We know Nerlens Noel can play defense. We know Nerlens Noel can block shots. We know Nerlens Noel can dunk. But did we know Nerlens Noel could do this? The 76ers, even after trading away K.J. McDaniels and Michael Carter-Williams, are starting to create an identity and some cohesion. This play is an example of that, with Noel finding a cutting Henry Sims just at the right time for...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

GM61: Rapid (Amazing Loss) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 118 FinalRecap | Box Score 123 Oklahoma City Thunder Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 40 MIN | 6-21 FG | 6-9 FT | 14 REB | 5 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 18 PTS | +4 +/- A double-double for Embiid’s sitter was blemished by 28% shooting from the field and 0-3 from deep.  If Luc would pump the brakes on his shot selection, he would be much more effective offensive...
Via Philadunkia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Who Should Stay 76ers?

  (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Philadelphia 76ers have a young and porous roster and although I have made my opinion on the hilariously pathetic job that Sam Hinkie is doing, they have at least some talent on their roster. I still don’t know why they traded Michael Carter Williams and I probably won’t...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Rejects Jonas Valanciunas’ Weak Dunk Attempt

This embed is invalid" />   Unless you’re a fan of Toronto basketball or tanking, there’s absolutely no reason to forego watching The Bachelor for Raptors-76ers. But those poor souls who opted to tune in were at least treated to Philly’s main attraction: The Nerlens Noel block party. As you can see in the above Vine, Monday’s victim was seven-footer...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers waive JaVale McGee

The Philadelphia 76ers have waived newly acquired center JaVale McGee, according to ESPN.com. The 76ers waived McGee before the midnight deadline to allow McGee to be eligible to appear in the playoffs this season with another team. According to USA TODAY Sports, McGee didn’t have to give back any of his salary owed ($11.2 million for this season, $12 million for next...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

GM58: Rapid (Everybody Beats the Wiz) Reacts

Washington Wizards 81 FinalRecap | Box Score 89 Philadelphia 76ers Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 29 MIN | 4-9 FG | 0-4 FT | 8 REB | 4 AST | 2 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 10 PTS | +8 +/-A near double-double for Embiid’s babysitter, but he is still launching way to many threes for my tastes and I love the the three ball. Robert Covington, SF 26 MIN | 3-9 FG | 5-5 FT | 6 REB | 0...
Via Philadunkia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel has block party against Wizards (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel led the way during Friday night's 89-81 win over Washington with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Noel also had three blocks, including these two tremendous stuffs of Nene and Marcin Gortat:It's good to see the Sixers fans getting a good show for their money.H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Noel's double-double leads 76ers to victory over Wizards

  Nerlens Noel had 14 points and 13 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers' 89-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Robert Covington added 13 points and Jason Richardson had 12 to help Philadelphia snap a five-game winning streak and win for the first time since trading Michael Carter-Williams. John Wall scored 21 points on 7-of-26 shooting for Washington. Otto Porter...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel leads 76ers past Wizards, 89-81

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Nerlens Noel had 14 points and 13 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers' 89-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Robert Covington added 13 points and Jason Richardson had 12 to help Philadelphia snap a five-game winning streak and win for the first time since trading Michael Carter-Williams. John Wall scored 21 points on 7-of-26 shooting for Washington...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Hit Rock Bottom In Philly

It’s not a good thing… when a team that is trying to lose beats you. The Wizards falling for the sixth straight game, a 89-81 loss to the Sixers in Philadelphia on Friday night. .@NerlensNoel3 is ruthless. https://t.co/MplApOvIK4 — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) February 28, 2015 The Wizards again shorthanded, playing without shooting guard Bradley Beal (stress reaction,...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel makes two devastating blocks against Wizards

The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards, 89-81, and Nerlens Noel ended with 14 points, 13 rebounds, and three blocks. Two of those three blocks were really jarring. First, on Nene: And second, Marcin Gortat: Those were some mean rejections, Noel. *** Nerlens Noel pic from Getty Images. Vines from the Sixers.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Skies To Destroy This Nene Jump Hook (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers big man Nerlens Noel continues to show elite potential on the defensive end — while regaining the explosiveness he had as a freshman at Kentucky. Wizards big man Nene went up for a quick hook before Noel rose up for an emphatic block — sending his shot into the seats. The 76ers led 47-42 at halftime with five points, eight rebounds and two blocks from Noel.
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Danny Ainge trade for Joel Embiid or Nerlens Noel this offseason?

For a team in a full rebuild, you'd think landing the 2014 Rookie of the Year would be something to hang your hat on.Not if you're Philadelphia apparently.I can't lie I'm shocked. I love this city thank you for everything. I can honestly say I gave it my all. I wish Philly nothing but the best— Michael Carter-Willi (@MCW1) February 19, 2015 The 76ers trading away point guard Michael...
Via Celtics Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee says he wants to be a mentor for Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid

Center JaVale McGee has had an up and down career since he arrived in the NBA. He has shown flashes of great potential, but could never put it together was enough to be a factor down low. At 27 years old, McGee is in the prime of his career with a new start with the Philadelphia 76ers. McGee has made it clear to the 76ers organization that he wants to stay with the team and plans...
Via No Guts, No Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

GM56: Rapid (The D Rests) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 108 FinalRecap | Box Score 119 Miami Heat Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 30 MIN | 3-11 FG | 0-2 FT | 5 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 0 TO | 7 PTS | -4 +/-The fact that Hinkie couldn’t turn Luc in to a 2nd round pick at the trade deadline still bugs the crap out of me. Robert Covington, SF 34 MIN | 6-15 FG | 1-3 FT | 4 REB | 2 AST | 5 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO...
Via Philadunkia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Shot of the year: Isaiah Canaan or Trevor Booker?

  Philadelpia 76ers point guard Isaiah Canaan may have beat Trevor Booker for shot of the year on Monday. At the end of the first half against the Miami Heat, Sixers forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute drove to the basket and lost the ball, which flew to the corner. Hollis Thompson grabbed it and threw a mid-air pass to Canaan on the perimeter.  Dwyane Wade went for the steal...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Asks Sixers What He Did to Deserve to be a Franchise Centerpiece

Sixers center Nerlens Noel met with general manager Sam Hinkie, team owner Josh Harris and other members of the front office yesterday to ask what he did to deserve to remain a member of the Sixers. “I have to admit that I feel a little confused about things,” said Noel. “I’ve worked hard. I’ve tried to get better. So why haven’t I been traded. Why do you hate me so much...
Via Sports Pickle
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Goes for Career-High 9 Blocks and Near Triple Double

Nerlens Noel had a big night for the Philadelphia 76ers in a 106-95 loss to the Indiana Pacers. The former Kentucky Wildcat feel just shy of a triple double with 12 points, 9 rebounds and a career-high 9 blocks – not to mention 4 steals. The 76ers’ record for blocks in a game was set […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The revelation of the small ball Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers came back from their post-New Year’s roadtrip 4-28, nearly on pace to set the worst record in NBA history. Since January 5th, when they beat the Cavs for their first win in Philly, the Sixers have gone 8-13. They’ve won as many games in their past eight as they did in the entire first two months of the season. More importantly, the Sixers have been competing...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors-76ers: The difference between depth and dearth

The Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers Monday night 89-84, grinding down Philadelphia's dearth with their depth. The score might've been close, but their predicaments are ions apart. The post Warriors Vs. 76ers: The Difference Between Depth And Dearth appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
23 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers’ Embiid back on the practice court

Well this is a sight for sore eyes if you are a Sixers fan. Rookie big man Joel Embiid is out for the entire season due to injury but he recently hit the practice court, defending Nerlens Noel. .@joelembiid helps @nerlensnoel3 work on his post moves after Thursday's practice in #Boston A video posted by Keith Pompey (@pompeyonsixers) on Feb 5, 2015 at 1:31pm PST With...
Via Crossover Chronicles
26 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers’ Embiid back on the practice court

Well this is a sight for sore eyes if you are a Sixers fan. Rookie big man Joel Embiid is out for the entire season due to injury but he recently hit the practice court, defending Nerlens Noel. .@joelembiid helps @nerlensnoel3 work on his post moves after Thursday's practice in #Boston A video posted by Keith Pompey (@pompeyonsixers) on Feb 5, 2015 at 1:31pm PST With...
Via Bloguin Best
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Would the Philadelphia 76ers draft Jahlil?

Jahlil Okafor is the best prospect in all of college basketball, and this holds true by a large margin. Barring injury, he will be the first overall pick of the 2015 NBA draft. As it stands right now, the Philadelphia 76ers have the third worst record in the league, and hence, the third highest odds at drafting first overall. If the Sixers do end up with the first overall pick, they...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

If MCW Gets Traded…

The 2015 NBA Trade Deadline is now just twenty days away.  If between now and February 19th Sam Hinkie decided to pull the trigger on one of the numerous Michael Carter-Williams trade rumors circulating around the League, that would leave Nerlens Noel as the only 1st Round pick taken by the 76ers between 2007-2013 remaining on this roster.  The cold truth is in fact that every...
Via Philadunkia
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: What a rebuilding roster should look like

Last night the New York Knicks defeated the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia on the back of a 27-point, 11-rebound performance by Carmelo Anthony. This was one of those games where several players on the floor at all times were completely unrecognizable to the casual fan, with anonymous players like Lou Amundson, Langston Galloway, Travis Wear, and...
Via isportsweb.com
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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