Mixtape Monday: Tony Wroten

One of the most unheralded young guards in the league, Tony Wroten incredible array of highlights could call for could make mixtapes longer than the Golden Gate Bridge. In need of some entertainment? Look no further than the mixtape of Tony Wroten. Filled to the brim with crafty, ankle-breaking crossovers filled with little remorse for the opponent, Wroten’s mix will leave you...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

Philadelphia 76ers: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer A Hoopstuff… The Philadelphia 76ers certainly have plenty of individuals to choose from to be in their starting 5. Unfortunately for them, the talent on their roster isn’t strong and it is hard to even pick the best starting 5 for them to win. PG – Michael Carter-Williams – There is no debate...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Summer School: Tony Wroten

There is no denying that the relationships between NBA players on and off-the-court has changed over the last 15 years.  In this era of AAU basketball, powerhouse sports agents, mega sneaker contracts and social media, the majority of today’s NBA stars are well connected to each other and former players.  Thus, tey have no problem texting an on-the-court rival for advice or...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Legends of Summer…76ers Style

Long before the NBA’s marketing juggernaut placed it’s time, money and television network fully behind the Orlando Pro Summer League and the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, the only time a hoop head like me got to watch his favorite pro ballers in the off-season was on the rare occasion where one of them would drop in for a run at the local summer Pro Am.   Back in the day...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten's Lethal Crossover Leaves Defender in the Dust

Tony Wroten of the Philadelphia 76ers broke off this nasty crossover in a Seattle Pro-Am game over the weekend. Wroten uses what is known as a "Shammgod" crossover, a move
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers Tony Wroten Destroys Defender With Sick Crossover At Pro Am (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten dropped 53 points at the Seattle Pro Am over the weekend and no bucket was sicker than this nasty Shamgod crossover.   h/t BallIsLife
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers Tony Wroten Destroys Defender With Sick Crossover (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten dropped 53 points at the Seattle Pro Am over the weekend and no bucket was sicker than this nasty Shamgod crossover.   h/t BallIsLife
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Tony Wroten Crosses Up Defender With Nasty Shamgod Move

Tony Wroten became a god tonight in Seattle’s Pro Am league. The 76ers guard hit his defender with one of the absolute nastiest shamgod crossover moves in the history of basketball. It was that nasty. Heck, Wroten didn’t just hit his primary defender with the move, he made the help defender jump the wrong way too. The top comment on the video from clutchmamba says it all:...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Draft: P.J. Hairston to workout with Philadelphia 76ers

Former UNC star and now NBA D-Leaguer P.J. Hairston is set to have a workout with the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. PJ Hairston has workouts with Utah tomorrow and Philadelphia on Wednesday. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) June 7, 2014 Hairston, who had a tumultuous end to his career at UNC, found new life in the NBA D-League where he was signed...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams confident he won’t be traded

There were quite a few rumors swirling around last week that the Philadelphia 76ers could potentially look to trade Rookie of the Year Award winner Michael Carter-Williams this offseason if they drafted Dante Exum in the 2014 NBA Draft. Those rumors certainly haven’t phased Carter-Williams, as he has made it clear that he is confident that he’ll remain in Philadelphia this offseason...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams on the trade block already?

There are a ton of talented guards in the 2014 NBA Draft, and one of those guards is Dante Exum. Exum has been coveted by many teams around the NBA, and one of those teams that are enamored with him is the Philadelphia 76ers. The 76ers reportedly believe that Michael Carter-Williams and Exum could play together, but they also have bounced around the idea of trading Carter-Williams...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams named NBA Rookie of the Year

The NBA announced Monday that Philadelphia 76ers Michael Carter-Williams is the recipient of the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy as the 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year. Carter-Williams, who became only the third rookie since 1950-51 to lead all rookies in scoring, rebounding and assists, received 104 of a possible 124 first-place votes from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters throughout...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Current 76ers that should be on the roster next season

The Philadelphia 76ers recently finished a terrible season in which they went 19-63. We all know that they got tremendous performances from guys like Michael Carter-Williams and Thaddeus Young, but there were a few under the radar guys who played well too. While their team is not loaded with talent right now, there are quite a few guys that I would like to see return next season...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Season Grades And Analysis

Philadelphia 76ers: Season Grades And Analysis By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Record: 17-63- 14th in East Analysis: Well they wanted to tank and tank they did. Apparently losing a lot just wasn’t enough so they decided to become pathetic by trading Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes for peanuts. Positives: There is Michael Carter Williams’ Rookie of the Year campaign...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

How Tony Wroten is growing as a 76er

After only playing one year at the University of Washington, Tony Wroten proved that he has what it takes to be a point guard in the NBA.  In the 2011-2012 season for the Huskies, Wroten averaged nearly 17 points a game to go along with 5 rebounds and 3.5 assists. The results he produced during his freshman season earned him the PAC-12 Freshman of the Year Award and was named to...
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan and Nike on the Verge of Divorce

Chicago Sports News – Nike and Michael Jordan go together like peanut butter and jelly. As true as this may be, the partnership could come to an end sooner than you think. It can’t be the money, because MJ made an estimated $90 million dollars in 2013. What would make anyone give up that kind of dough? Quality Issues International Business‘ Luis Roman Aquila just reported that...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wroten out for 76ers with sprained right ankle

CHICAGO (AP) Philadelphia guard Tony Wroten missed the 76ers' game Saturday against the Chicago Bulls because of a sprained right ankle.
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan apologizes (not really) to Tony Wroten after shoe malfunction

Update: So since this article was originally published early Friday afternoon, Tony Wroten has sent out a tweet stating that the apology never actually happened, and that he was just joking around with a reporter.MJ NEVER called and apologized. I was joking around with a local reporter saying "yea he should call me agent" not knowing I would be quoted— Tony Wroten (@TWroten_LOE...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan Apologizes To Sixers Tony Wroten

While the Philadelphia 76′ers should be apologizing for their season, the NBA’s GOAT, Michael Jordan has apologized to one of their players. During a recent Sixers game against the Indiana Pacers, point guard Tony Wroten’s Jordan 10 “varsity red” busted apart on a play.   Tony Wroten said he received an apology from Michael Jordan after one of the 76ers guard’s Nike...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan Apologizes For Tony Wroten Sneaker Malfunction

Probably for the first time in 30 years Michael Jordan has issued an apology. According to Philadelphia 76ers player Tony Wroten MJ issued him a direct apology for the malfunction he had with his Air Jordan 10 sneakers. Wrotten had this to say in an interview with the News Journal, “I got an apology from Jordan. Yeah. … He called my agent.” When asked if he was upset about...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan apologized to Wroten for his shoes

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we noted a shoe malfunction that happened to 76ers guard Tony Wroten against the Indiana Pacers. Well, Tony was wearing Jordans and apparently after hearing the news, Michael Jordan decided to personally send an apology to Tony. Here are the full details from Delaware Online: “It was more embarrassing than anything,” Wroten said Wednesday...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten loses sole as bottom of shoe falls off (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten lost the bottom of his shoe while dribbling near the basket during the fourth quarter of Friday night's game against Indiana.It happened in the fourth quarter as Wroten was trying to make a move on Pacers forward Evan Turner.  The blowout in his shoe forced Wroten to pass the ball away.  After a timeout a few seconds later, Wroten took off...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: 76ers Tony Wroten's Jordans Explode in Mid Move Against Pacers

So--Michael; Mr. Jordan sir. Umm...where are your Jordans being made at nowadays man? Call me crazy, but you might want to pull the plug on that plant man. They might be cool, but they are basketball shoes that break apart when you play basketball. Like 76ers Tony Wroten's did Friday night. How much do these suckers cost? #RipOff #SendEmBack #LOL Loading...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers fail to get their fans free Big Macs against Kings

For all you fans that have attended an NBA game, you’ve most likely be subject to a promotion where the home team scores 100 points and you get a free food item like a Taco Bell taco. In relation to the Philadelphia 76ers, they giveaway a free McDonald’s Big Mac if the team reaches 100 and last night, they came up painfully short. After Tony Wroten hit a lay-up, 76ers fans urged...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tony Wroten Drops Ray McCallum With Nasty Crossover

The Philadelphia 76ers’ Tony Wroten shook Ray McCallum, causing some ankle-breaking action Wednesday night. The combination crossover between-the-legs, right-to-left dribble was too mind-boggling for McCallum to keep his feet under him during this possession. Early last week I gave the Nuggets’ Ty Lawson the title for the best crossover of the 2013-14 NBA season, but this crossover...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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