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Sixers are so awful Papa John’s had to change its pizza promotion in Philly

Many NBA markets presumably have a similar promotional tie-in, as the Philadelphia 76ers do (or did), between Papa John’s and the basketball team. The standard deal is this: If the NBA team wins a game on a given night, all a fan has to do is punch in a coupon code into the pizza delivery...Read More The post Sixers are so awful Papa John’s had to change its pizza promotion...
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Wladimir Klitschko-Bryant Jennings Fight Being Discussed For Spring

Bryant Jennings is about to step up to the big leagues. Literally! The Philadelphia born Jennings is the madatory challenger for the winner of the fight between titleholder Bermane Stiverne (24-1, 21 KOs) and undefeated current mandatory challenger Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs) according to Dan Rafael of ESPN.com. Rafael is reporting that Jennings could possibly bypass that challenge...
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Nike Cancels ‘Allen Iverson’ Themed Sneaker After Iverson Protest (Photos)

Allen Iverson is a Reebok guy through and through–so this gesture from Nike was surprising. Iverson is one of the biggest stars to have ever signed with Reebok and his sneakers still have huge appeal today. Nike planned to use Iverson’s continued popularity to help sell their Air Zoom Flight 96, that didn’t go oversell with AI. Nike planned to release the Air Zoom Flight...
Via Thacover2
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

GM11: Rapid (Frickin’) Reacts

Boston Celtics 101 FinalRecap | Box Score 90 Philadelphia 76ers Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 34 MIN | 5-11 FG | 0-2 FT | 6 REB | 1 AST | 3 STL | 0 BLK | 2 TO | 11 PTS | -3I don’t care that Luc shot nearly 50% from the field and did shoot 50% from three last night. There were numerous moments in the game that he caused me to slam the remote and declare “What the hell is...
Via Philadunkia
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Winless 76ers headed toward NBA futility mark

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Ellen DeGeneres used her monologue on Wednesday's show to speak right to heart of Philadelphia 76ers fans. ''I want to be a glow where it's gloomy,'' she said. Around the NBA, no city is gloomier these days than Philadelphia. Turns out, she said, the Sixers are having a bad season. And where did they get that name? ''I believe they...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jason Richardson Hopes To Return From Stress Fracture As Soon As December

Jason Richardson believes he will return as soon as December from a stress fracture in his right foot, which followed left knee surgery. Asked if he expects to play this season, Richardson said: “No doubt in my mind.” Richardson added he will “definitely be back before the all-star break or January or maybe even before this year is over with. I’ll see how my body takes all...
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Michael Carter-Williams Admires His Own Air Ball Three, Hangs Head In Shame

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Michael Carter-Williams does awesome pose before three-point airball

The Philadelphia 76ers are still looking for their first win (or are they)? They are in a close contest with the Boston Celtics when Michael Carter-Williams pulled up for three and… Yeah, you should watch this hilarious three by MCW: The pose was amazing and the ball hit nothing but… well, it hit nothing. And MCW looked really sad after that airball. In fact, I think that...
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Sixers testing fans' patience after Texas road trip

The Philadelphia 76ers are 0-10 to start the season following a Texas road trip that saw a 53-point loss, last-second heartbreaker and another blowout. Sam Hinkie's plan is testing fans' patience. The post The Texas Basketball Massacre: The Philadelphia 76ers Testing Fans’ Patience appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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GM10: Rapid (Texas Sized L) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 75 FinalRecap | Box Score 100 San Antonio Spurs Brandon Davies, PF 18 MIN | 0-4 FG | 0-0 FT | 4 REB | 4 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 0 PTS | -19BD threw up consecutive bricks inb the 1st Q and his night did not ggt any better from there. Over his last 3 games, Davies is averaging 4 points and 4 rebounds per night.  I think it’s safe to say the BD lovefest...
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Audio: Stephen A. Smith Threatened the 76ers Michael Carter-Williams on SIRIUS

Stephen A. Smith crossed that line and threatened the 76ers Michael Carter-Williams on Sirius NBA Radio on Friday. A look back - MCW wrote of Smith's charge of tanking:You can question my shooting. You can question my ceiling. Just don’t question if I’m giving my all every single night. Don’t talk to me about tanking.The media creates this narrative and repeats it over and...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Stephen A. Smith threaten Sixers star?

It seems like every week some new controversy happens at ESPN.  Whether it’s another Bill Simmons feud, popular comedians accusing the network of stealing their work or one of their paid carnival barkers saying something regretful, it’s been a particularly stressful time for the network’s public relations department.  The week of November 17th is no exception. Once again...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith Threatens NBA Player In Bizarre Radio Rant

Stephen A. Smith and the 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams have been going at-it recently, after the defending NBA Rookie of the Year took a shot at the ESPN talking-head in a piece on Derek Jeter’s Players’ Tribune website. Below you can see what what Carter-Williams wrote about Stephen A. Smith after the 76ers snapped a 26-game losing streak, and […] The post Stephen A...
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76ers Tony Wroten Posterizes Rockets Kostas Papanikolaou (Video)

The front office might be tanking, but the 76ers roster for the most part–plays hard every night. Tony Wroten is a keeper, and the versatile guard showed his fight with this nasty dunk over the Rockets Kostas Papanikolaou. h/t Hoopmixtapes
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Sign Robert Covington

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed free agent forward Robert Covington. Covington was the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Development League Draft by the Grand Rapids Drive. As a rookie last season, Covington saw action in seven games for the Houston Rockets while spending most of his time with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League. In 42 games (41 starts) for the Vipers...
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76ers Waive Chris Johnson

The Philadelphia 76ers have waived Chris Johnson. Johnson was waived in order to make room for the signing of Robert Covington.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten posterizes Kostas Papanikolaou with vicious left-handed slam dunk

The lowly Philadelphia 76ers are keeping pace with the powerful (currently, they are) Houston Rockets. And they’re keeping up because of plays like this. Tony Wroten, show ‘em what you got: Kostas Papanikolaou got a faceful of basketball trying to stop Tony Wroten’s nasty left-handed jam. Tony Wroten, you are one brave man to go at Kostas and THE man for putting one on his...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball Infirmary: Week 3 Injury Analysis

We start this week's injury report with some good news. The 76ers welcomed back Michael Carter-Williams and Nerlens Noel to the court on Thursday night. MCW immediately contributed, posting a 19/8/5 line off the bench. It was good to see him play 30 minutes in his first game back, and I expect to see him starting soon. Nerlens Noel came off the bench as well, after missing...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers’ Michael Carter-Williams vs. Stephen A. Smith

A popular current narrative right now is that the media is the cause of a lot of turmoil within various sports franchises. That the current culture of highlighting, “hot takes” causes those in the media to create certain storylines for their benefit. As someone who has been on both sides of this issue as a former publicist, and current member of the media, I say fair exchange...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A Smith to MCW: “Be Careful Who You Try to Call Out”

Yesterday 76ers PG Michael Carter-Williams published a piece on Derek Jeter’s website, The Players Tribune, titled “Don’t Talk to Me About Tanking”. In the piece MCW accused the media of creating the narrative that teams lose on purpose to receive a top pick in the NBA draft. Carter-Williams specifically called out ESPN First Take’s Stephen A. Smith. “That’s how Stephen...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Lead 76ers 73-29 At The End Of 1st Half

One November night three-years from now when the 76ers trot out a lineup of Emmanuel Mudiay, Dion Waiters, Nerlens Noel, K.J. McDaniels and Joel Embiid, we’ll forget all about the ‘tank’ years. For now, 76ers fans will experience halfs like this one against the Dallas Mavericks in which Philadelphia is down 44 at the half.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams deals with losing by watching The Ellen Show

We all take losing a different way and it should come as no surprise to anyone that NBA players have to deal with losing on a consistent basis. Recently, Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams penned an article for the Players Tribune and within the piece, he talked about how he coped with losing. Michael noted that instead of playing video games or other activities, he...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams Copes With Losing by Watching “Ellen”

  76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams recently wrote a piece for The Players’ Tribune called “Don’t Talk to Me About Tanking.” In the piece he talks about the bad feelings and the hardships of going through a 26-game losing streak last season. “Losing sucks. I don’t care how much money you make or what stats you put up. If you’re competitive enough to make...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers News: Michael Carter-Williams set to return

The Philadelphia 76ers have been playing this season with a key player out. Last season's first-round draft choice, Michael Carter-Williams, has missed every game thus far, rehabbing an offseason shoulder surgery. The 76ers were not expected to be competitive this season, and they haven't been with an 0-7 record, but getting Carter-Williams back will be key for their future...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten’s fast start brings up tough question for 76ers when Michael Carter-Williams returns

It is pretty clear the Philadelphia 76ers are going to be one of the worst teams in the NBA this year, a presumption highlighted by the fact that they are the only winless team left in the league. At 0-7, things are not going well for Brett Brown’s squad. This really is not that surprising considering Philly’s roster, which is about as bare bones as it could be. Also, injuries...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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