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Short-handed Pistons look to rebound against 76ers

The Detroit Pistons faced two of the Eastern Conference's top five teams in the beginning of leading scorer Brandon Jennings' lengthy absence and the results have been predictable. The short-handed Pistons could have a better chance against a Philadelphia 76ers team that's also missing its top scorer and will try to avoid a fourth consecutive loss in Wednesday night's visit to the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Short-handed Pistons look to rebound against 76ers

The Detroit Pistons faced two of the Eastern Conference's top five teams in the beginning of leading scorer Brandon Jennings' lengthy absence and the results have been predictable. The short-handed Pistons could have a better chance against a Philadelphia 76ers team that's also missing its top scorer and will try to avoid a fourth consecutive loss in Wednesday night's visit to the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pistons-76ers Preview

The Detroit Pistons faced two of the Eastern Conference's top five teams in the beginning of leading scorer Brandon Jennings' lengthy absence and the results have been predictable. The short-handed Pistons could have a better chance against a Philadelphia 76ers team that's also missing its top scorer and will try to avoid a fourth consecutive loss in Wednesday night's visit to the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten’s season in jeopardy with a torn ACL

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten season could be in jeopardy as last week he was diagnosed with a partially torn ACL after he saw a specialist in Los Angeles. Wroten originally suffered the injury on Jan. 13 against the Atlanta Hawks; he left the game with a sprained knee. Wroten is still deciding if he still wants to have surgery on the ACL as he said on Monday the team is still...
Via Total Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers among other teams interested in Gary Talton

The Philadelphia 76ers could be in the market for another point guard with the uncertainty of Tony Wroten’s torn ACL. According to Shams Charania of RealGM, the Sixers, Milwaukee Bucks and Charlotte Hornets are interested in D-League point guard Gary Talton. Talton is the D-League’s assists leader dishing out 10.2 assists per game and having 13 games of 10 or more assists this...
Via Total Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers-Grizzlies Preview

The Memphis Grizzlies had to grind out a win against the Philadelphia 76ers last month. The 76ers will travel for Saturday night's matchup, however, and the road has often proved unkind to them. Memphis (30-12) has won five of six with two of those victories decided by six points or fewer and another in double overtime. The Grizzlies had to go through 14 ties and six lead changes...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lowry leads Raptors past 76ers 91-86

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Kyle Lowry scored 17 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 91-86 comeback victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night. Patrick Patterson added 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Raptors, who overcame a nine-point deficit with 5 1/2 minutes left. Robert Covington scored 18 points to lead six 76ers in double-figures. It was...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten to have ACL surgery

Philadelphia 76’ers point guard Tony Wroten is going to need ACL surgery since he partially tore the ligament in his leg against the New Orleans Pelicans. 76’ers GM Sam Hinkie had this to say about the injury: “During our game against the New Orleans Pelicans on January 16, Tony Wroten suffered an injury to his right knee. Over the past week, we have worked closely with Tony...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten to have ACL surgery

Philadelphia 76’ers point guard Tony Wroten is going to need ACL surgery since he partially tore the ligament in his leg against the New Orleans Pelicans. 76’ers GM Sam Hinkie had this to say about the injury: “During our game against the New Orleans Pelicans on January 16, Tony Wroten suffered an injury to his right knee. Over the past week, we have worked closely with Tony...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers G Wroten out indefinitely with partial ACL tear

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten needs surgery for a partially torn ACL in his right knee and is sidelined indefinitely. Wroten was hurt in a game last week against New Orleans and was sent to a knee specialist in California. The Sixers announced before Friday's game against Toronto that Wroten would need surgery. They did not say when the surgery would take...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten Has Partial ACL Tear In Right Knee

Tony Wroten has a partial tear of his ACL in his right knee. "While the precise timing and details of the procedure are still being finalized, what has been determined is that the ACL will need to be surgically repaired," said the Philadelphia 76ers in a statement. “Until the procedure takes place, we are unable to provide a specific timeline for his return to play.”
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Race to the Bottom

With 40 games remaining in Tank 2.0, it become obvious that the 76ers are not going to experience any Detroit Pistons-like push (9-3 in their last 12) for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.  A roster that was built to lose, and has done so nicely, is now missing its key 6th man (Tony Wroten) for an undetermined amount of time.  Additionally, the starting...
Via Philadunkia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Declaration of Windependence: The Philadelphia 76ers and Winning

The Philadelphia 76ers are still bad, but they’ve been less bad as of late. The Philadelphia 76ers lost again on Wednesday night. It was their 34th loss of the year. The news wasn’t all bad, though, because the team to whom they lost, the New York Knicks, is one of the two teams in the league worse than them in the standings. The 76ers are supposed to be bad; this is the way...
Via The Lottery Mafia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michael Carter-Williams’ finger roll gives Sixers a win

Don’t look now but your town, your team, your Philadelphia 76ers are now on a two-game winning streak after knocking off the Indiana Pacers 93-92 on Saturday night. This young Sixers team loves to play in the clutch moment and they showed that once again as in final seconds of the game, point guard Michael Carter-Williams knocked down a running finger roll to give his team the...
Via Total Sports Live
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Carter-Williams hits late layup to lift 76ers over Pacers

PHILADELPHIA -- Michael Carter-Williams hit a running layup with 9.2 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to a 93-92 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. Tony Wroten had 20 points to lead Philadelphia, which won its second straight game for just the second time this season and earned its third victory in the last four. The 76ers, who won for the second time at...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers lose by layup, fall to 76ers 93-92

PHILADELPHIA -- Michael Carter-Williams hit a running layup with 9.2 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to a 93-92 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. Tony Wroten had 20 points to lead Philadelphia, which won its second straight game for just the second time this season and earned its third victory in the last four. The 76ers, who won for the second time at...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Carter-Williams' layup lifts 76ers to 93-92 win over Pacers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Michael Carter-Williams hit a running layup with 9.2 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to a 93-92 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. Tony Wroten had 20 points to lead Philadelphia, which won its second straight game for just the second time this season and earned its third victory in the last four. The 76ers, who won for the second time...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers lose by layup, fall to 76ers 93-92

PHILADELPHIA -- Michael Carter-Williams hit a running layup with 9.2 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to a 93-92 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. Tony Wroten had 20 points to lead Philadelphia, which won its second straight game for just the second time this season and earned its third victory in the last four. The 76ers, who won for the second time at...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadunkia 4on4

It’s time for another edition of Philadunkia’s 4on4… As a reminder, this Philadunkia question and answer series is “loosely based” on ESPN.com’s highly successful, NBA related series of posts titled “5on5″.  Our version of this genre of posts will ask 4 Philadunkia scribes to answer 4 topical, hot button questions about our Philadelphia 76ers. Now you’re probably...
Via Philadunkia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

GM34: Rapid (Arctic Blast) Reacts

Milwaukee Bucks 97 FinalRecap | Box Score 77 Philadelphia 76ers Robert Covington, SF 33 MIN | 1-11 FG | 5-6 FT | 3 REB | 0 AST | 2 STL | 0 BLK | 3 TO | 8 PTS | -17A 1- for 7 1st half did not get any better after the intermission. IMO #33 missed on a good deal of clean looks. Henry Sims, C 18 MIN | 1-8 FG | 1-1 FT | 5 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 2 TO | 3 PTS | -11At least...
Via Philadunkia
21 days ago  |  Discuss

GM33: Rapid (Game Winner) Reacts

Cleveland Cavaliers 92 FinalRecap | Box Score 95 Philadelphia 76ers Nerlens Noel, PF 26 MIN | 2-9 FG | 2-2 FT | 6 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 2 BLK | 2 TO | 6 PTS | -7At times last night Noel looked like a baby deer playing in traffic. That’s the best I can muster here. Robert Covington, SF 39 MIN | 4-9 FG | 4-5 FT | 6 REB | 1 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 16 PTS | +3“Cov”...
Via Philadunkia
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers beat depleted Cavaliers for first home win of season

  Tony Wroten scored 20 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 9.1 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to a 95-92 win over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. Philadelphia had been 0-14 at home this season. Kevin Love had 28 points and 19 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who didn't have LeBron James and Kyrie Irving with them on the trip because of injuries...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers end 14-game home skid with 95-92 win over Cavaliers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tony Wroten scored 20 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 9.1 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to a 95-92 win over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. Kevin Love had 28 points and 19 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who didn't have LeBron James and Kyrie Irving with them on the trip because of injuries. They lost Dion Waiters and two...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Cleveland Cavaliers

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Cleveland Cavaliers who are without LeBron as well as Kyrie tonight because of injuries and have lost 4 out of their last 5 games...
Via Philadunkia
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers run past Sixers with 127-91 victory

In the second night of a back-to-back, the Philadelphia 76ers took on the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers came into Saturday night’s game with a 23-10 record and 14 wins at the Staples Center. The Sixers, on the other hand, were coming off a lost on Friday night to the Phoenix Suns. Things did not get better for the Sixers as they fell to the Clippers 127-91 as the game got...
Via Total Sports Live
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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