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Philadelphia 76ers: The Perfect Sixers Offseason

  (Source: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images North America) By Myles Stedman: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Philadelphia 76ers are a team that, since the tip-off of the 2014/15 NBA campaign, has been waiting for the off-season. Now that said offseason is here, what tricks does Sam Hinkie have up his sleeve to help him position his team on the path to a championship? We saw this season...
Via HoopStuff
14 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Talk: Brett Brown’s Future

For the Philadelphia 76ers to have so many relevant injuries (Tony Wroten, Joel Embiid, Pierre Jackson), be devoid of any real NBA talent, and still play the way they did this season was a small miracle. Not only that, but the roster itself has been a revolving door with a whopping 31 players on payroll for this year. No, that was not a typo.  The 76ers, an NBA team, had 31 players...
Via Total Sports Live
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Should the 76ers Draft in Round One?

The NBA post-season is now under way.  That means, for non-playoff teams, that the offseason has begun.  During this ever-important period, the NBA Draft is beginning to come to the forefront of conversation.  With that, one of our NBA writers, Nate Gice, decided to write a first round NBA Mock Draft. Find out who Nate projects the 76ers will add next to Nerlens Noel, Tony Wroten...
Via TopSportsReport
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers Season Recap

The Philadelphia 76ers, a team who in the 2013-14 season had a fan base that was begging the franchise to #TankForWiggins only to be snubbed by the NBA’s lottery process and picking up (for the second year in a row) an injured big man, Joel Embiid. The 76ers and their fans sang to a very similar tune this season, fans rooted for their hometown team to lose against other bad teams...
Via TopSportsReport
April 19, 2015  |  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
March 02, 2015  |  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
February 23, 2015  |  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
January 27, 2015  |  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
January 27, 2015  |  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
January 23, 2015  |  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
January 23, 2015  |  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
January 23, 2015  |  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
January 23, 2015  |  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
January 23, 2015  |  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
January 11, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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
January 09, 2015  |  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
January 05, 2015  |  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
January 05, 2015  |  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
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Suns’ hot three point shooting burn Sixers 116-92

Last night, the Philadelphia 76ers took on the Phoenix Suns, who were riding a two-game losing streak. The Sixers needed a win after a 126-86 blow-out loss to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night. The Sixers stayed competitive with the Suns throughout the game but Phoenix’s three-point shooting was too much for the youngsters as they lost 116-92. In the first quarter, the...
Via Total Sports Live
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

76ers Injury Update: Tony Wroten could make his return Wednesday

The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Detroit Pistons on Saturday by the score of 108-101. Michael Carter-Williams lead the 76ers with 20 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds in the win. Although just 2-18 on the season, the 76ers have won two of their last three games and have been playing much better basketball of late. On the injury front, guard Tony Wroten could return Wednesday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Daily Fix, December 6th

This article is a collaboration between Joshua Lewis and Joshua Kay , the NBA Daily Fantasy experts for the Fantasy Fix. Here at the Fix, we are dedicated to providing the most in depth coverage that you can find on the internet when it comes to Daily Fantasy Sports. Our  format, which you can view here provides our readers with relevant stats for each game, featuring a full...
Via The Fantasy Fix
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Juice!

Boy is the Kikkoman Juice (less sodium) flowing! With Tony Wroten out with a knee injury (banged it against a barrel of turnovers), it's given Brett Brown a ***** slap of sanity to run K.J. McDaniels like he deserves minutes.  Who else is there to even play, Eric Snow?!  McDaniels hadn't played 30 minutes in a game this year, until surpassing that mark the past three games including...
Via Razzball Basketball
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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