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Philadelpia 76ers Take Season Series Against Boston Celtics

By: Miles Montgomery Alex Trautwig/Getty Images The Boston Celtics have experienced some pretty tough losses during the 2013 season, but Monday night’s road loss to the Philadelphia 76ers served as a very devastating defeat. The game featured scoring runs by both teams and several lead changes before Philadelphia came through with the victory 113-108 at home after a controversial...
Via TopSportsReport
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers season in review

Heading into the 2103-2014 NBA season, the Philadelphia 76res knew what lied ahead of them.  Prior to the start of the year, the majority of NBA experts picked the Sixers to finish last in the entire league. On draft night, they traded away All-Star point guard Jrue Holiday to the New Orleans Pelicans for center Nerlens Noel.  Other than giving up their most talented player at...
Via isportsweb.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

GM 82: Rapid (Win Streak) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 100 FinalRecap | Box Score 87 Miami Heat Thaddeus Young, PF 30 MIN | 9-17 FG | 2-2 FT | 9 REB | 2 AST | 2 STL | 0 BLK | 3 TO | 20 PTS | 0Thad came out and played with his usual energy against the Miami reserves and scored 10 points in the opening quarter.  #21 also scored 6 straight when the Sixers pulled away from the Heat in the 3rd Q. T he fade away...
Via Philadunkia
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Thaddeus Young's career with the 76ers could be over

After being drafted in 2007 by the Philadelphia 76ers after one year at Georgia Tech, Thaddeus Young has spent his entire seven-year career in Philly.Young's future is in question after this disastrous 63-loss season. Philadelphia has by no means hidden the fact that they are tanking the season and in rebuilding mode for the future. They have two young starters to build around...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thaddeus Young wants to re-sign with 76ers?

The Philadelphia 76ers just suffered through one of the worst seasons that any NBA team has gone through in the history of the game. Some good news for Philadelphia is that one of their best players could possibly want to re-sign and stay in town. According to reports, forward Thaddeus Young wants to re-sign with the 76ers this coming offseason. NBA Rumors: Thaddeus Young wants to...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard ‘No Rings’ Commercial Pokes Fun at Ringless Sports Greats (Video)

The only thing left for Adidas and Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard to do after the announcement of their huge $100 million contract extension was follow it up with a memorable sneaker ad. Mission accomplished with their new “No Rings” commercial. The hilarious spot makes light of sports figures who never won championships and features Karl Malone, Chris Webber, LaDainian...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley Thinks the Sixers Can Sign LeBron James

COREY SIPKIN/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Hall of Famer and former Sixer Charles Barkley believes the Sixers can sign LeBron James as he enters free agency this offseason, as Barkley told the Mike & Ike Show on WIP. With the good young players they got, I think [Philly] is going to be a destination for a guy. I really do. This is the first time they ever really had any money since this...
Via Fightin For Philly
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Casper Ware Signs With 76ers For Remainder Of Season

Casper Ware signed a contract with the Philadelphia 76ers that will cover the remainder of the season. Ware's second 10-day deal expired on Sunday. He said he is still trying to work out a deal for the future. "I just want to finish up strong and try to work out something for the long term," Ware said. "I had a meeting with [general manager] Sam [Hinkie] this morning...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: C’s allergic to interior defense, lose to 76ers

The Celtics, without Sullinger, Humphries, or Bayless, struggled to find a presence in the paint, and fell to the 76ers 108-113. A pretty speedy pace from the get-go tonight, both teams put up 33 points in the first quarter, a quarter where interior defense appeared to be entirely an afterthought. Jeff Green and Avery Bradley were shooting hot in the first (12 and seven points respectively...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

TPBT Awards: Rookie Of The Year

Next up for our awards segment is the Rookie of the Year award.  This draft class had some surprises like the front runner for the award Michael Carter-Williams.  Trey Burke missed time early in the season but came out of the gate hot after his recovery from his broken thumb.  Victor Oladipo started off slow, coming off the bench but really found his grove late in the season....
Via TheProBasketballTalk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Looking to finish strong

The Philadelphia 76ers season expectations were incredibly low to say the least.   With the 2013-2014 NBA season coming to an end, the Philadelphia 76ers are just two games away from concluding one of the worst years in franchise history. They will finish their season on Wednesday evening as they head to south Florida to take […] The post Philadelphia 76ers: Looking to finish...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  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...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers’ Thaddeus Young thinks about his future ‘all the time’

Many expected the Philadelphia 76ers to trade forward Thaddeus Young during the season. Young, however, was not traded while point guard Jrue Holiday was dealt before the season and center Spencer Hawes and guard Evan Turner were shipped out just prior to the trade deadline. Young has enjoyed his time in Philadelphia but knows that time could be up at any moment. Young was asked...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Emergence of Hollis Thompson

This season for the Philadelphia 76ers has been full of new players coming and going.  Since the year began, the Sixers have had 23 different players on their active roster. In a year full of difficulty, it has pretty much been an open audition for players who have had little or even no experience in the NBA.  Unfortunately, many of these players have not proven their worthiness...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: How long to rebuild?

When a team makes it clear they plan on rebuilding, it is expected they will lose the majority of their games over one or more seasons.  For the Philadelphia 76ers, they have redefined the term rebuilding. Most of the teams in the NBA that are currently going through this phase still have some veteran presence on their roster.  The Sixers however have only one veteran on their...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

You’re Allowed to Root for the Sixers Again… For Now

If you’re reading this right now, give yourself a pat on the back. You’ve (just about) survived what is certain to go down in history as one of the ugliest seasons in Philadelphia 76ers history. As you prepare yourself for a nail-biting offseason, I’ve come to deliver you news — some good, some bad. Let’s get the bad news out of the way first: Next season won’t be much...
Via Fightin For Philly
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers' Nerlens Noel says knee is 100 percent, added to vertical

As soon as Nerlens Noel received the news he had torn his ACL in his one-and-done year at Kentucky, we started wondering if he'd be able to play during his first year after being drafted. While the injury may have affected his draft stock a bit, he was still selected by the New Orleans Pelicans with the sixth pick in the 2013 draft and then shipped to the Philadelphia 76ers in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers make final roster move; sign Adonis Thomas

The number 23 may be considered one of the most popular numbers ever in professional sports.  This number will go down in NBA history as it was worn by the greatest player ever; Michael Jordan. Even LeBron James, who will go down as one of the best NBA players all time, wore the number 23 in his first seven years as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Not only is the number 23...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sixers Point Guard Michael Carter-Williams Is The Future

Looking at the NBA standings, the Philadelphia Sixers (17-60) are neither a playoff nor a championship contender. Even before the season ends soon, the Sixers are automatically out of the playoff picture. That shows clearly that the Sixers need more assistance–improving this roster and getting players who can bring Philadelphia home victories. Yet, there is a big and athletic point...
Via Total Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

MCW Has the ROY on Lock

Two words:  Cash Crane. On a recent cruise to Mexico, I played this game while waiting for a spot to open at one of the blackjack tables.  I should’ve never gone near this machine.  It took my soul. The quick premise: a bunch of bundled wads of a hundred ones and a three pronged crane.  For one dollar, you receive one try to wrap the crane around one of the wads of cash and...
Via Philadunkia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

James Nunnally not returning to Philadelphia 76ers after second 10-day contract

We have some news from Sixerville today, as according to RealGM, league sources have told them that the Philadelphia 76ers will not re-sign James Nunnally for the reminder of the season. In nine games for the Philadelphia 76ers, Nunnally averaged three points and shot 33.3 percent from three point range. His best game in a Sixers uniform was on March 19th against the Chicago Bulls...
Via Total Sports Live
11 days ago  |  Discuss

James Nunnally Not Returning To 76ers After Second 10-Day Deal Expires

With the expiration of his second successive 10-day contract, the Philadelphia 76ers won’t sign wing shooter James Nunnally for the remainder of the season, league sources told RealGM. The 76ers have used the end of their roster for auditioning, and Nunnally averaged three points and shot 33.3 percent from three-point range in nine games. He scored eight points in 21 minutes in...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers to build around Thaddeus Young?

Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young is the only player left from two years ago, when the team advanced to the second round of the playoffs. Evan Turner is gone. Spencer Hawes is gone. Only Young is left to endure the painful rebuilding process in Philadelphia.Image By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsAlong with sensational rookie Michael Carter-Williams, Young has been one...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Garden Report: Philadelphia 76ers Get Out-Stunk by Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo Calls Teammates to Step Up

BOSTON – A season of lows continued to get lower as the Celtics fell to the historically bad Philadelphia 76ers in a 111-102 loss in which previously un heard of center Henry Sims went 14/18 from the free throw line. The Garden Report talked about the frustration surrounding the Celtics and opened up the Twitter bag to answer your questions. They also heard from Michael Carter...
Via CLNS Radio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers defeat Celtics 111-102 behind 24 from Michael Carter Williams

The Philadelphia 76ers jumped on the Boston Celtics early tonight leading 23-15 after the first period of play.Boston responded by outscoring Philadelphia in the second and taking a 51-49 lead into halftime. Boston was paced by Jerryd Bayless who had 18 bolstered by 4-7 from three point range and Rajon Rondo who had eight rebounds and eight assists in the half.Michael Carter Williams...
Via Celtics Life
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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