Jared Cunningham steals show as Cavs stars sit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Scottie Wilbekin made a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to 115-114 preseason win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. Jahlil Okafor, the No. 3 overall pick of the draft, scored 12 points on 4-of-12 shooting in his home debut. CAVALIERS: Jared Cunningham led all scorers with 31 points. The 6-foot-4 guard made 8 of 10 shots...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jared Cunningham steals show as Cavs stars sit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Scottie Wilbekin made a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to 115-114 preseason win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. Jahlil Okafor, the No. 3 overall pick of the draft, scored 12 points on 4-of-12 shooting in his home debut. CAVALIERS: Jared Cunningham led all scorers with 31 points. The 6-foot-4 guard made 8 of 10 shots...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

76ers rally from 19 down, top Cavaliers 115-114 on late 3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Scottie Wilbekin made a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to 115-114 preseason win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. Jahlil Okafor, the No. 3 overall pick of the draft, scored 12 points on 4-of-12 shooting in his home debut. CAVALIERS: Jared Cunningham led all scorers with 31 points. The 6-foot-4 guard made 8 of 10 shots...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Stauskas Injury Cause for Concern?

The 76ers announced on Monday that shooting guard Nik Stauskas has been diagnosed with a right tibia stress reaction, but will only be sidelined for the next two weeks as a “precautionary” measure.  Brett Brown maintained that despite the injury, Stauskas should be ready for the season opener later this month. After practice yesterday Stauskas himself commented to a group...
Via Philadunkia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Another season of looking ahead: Philadelphia 76ers 2015-16 season preview

The 76ers continue to build for the future, which means another season at the bottom of the standings is in store. Last season’s record: 18-64 Key additions: Jahlil Okafor Nik Stauskas Carl Landry Kendall Marshall Key Departures: Jason Richardson Thomas Robinson 2015-16 Outlook: Measuring success with the Philadelphia 76ers depends on how one defines it. If it’s...
Via The Lottery Mafia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New Year, Same Low Expectations for Philadelphia 76ers

TARRYTOWN, NY – AUGUST 8: Jahlil Okafor #8 of the Philadelphia 76ers poses for a portrait during the 2015 NBA rookie photo shoot on August 8, 2015 at the Madison Square Garden Training Facility in Tarrytown, New York. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images) It’s year three of the Brett Brown, Sam Hinkie era and not much has changed from year one. Fans continue to preach...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Atlantic Power Rankings: Where Do the 76ers Land?

Philadelphia 76ers Ranking: 5 Click to see full rankings This is an obvious one.  Not only are the Philadelphia 76ers the worst team in this division from my point of view, I think they’d like to be from their point of view.  This team is still in rebuild mode after their tanking efforts over the past few seasons. Nerlens Noel is an excellent talent down low for this team. Robert...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers interested in 17-year-old European phenom Dragan Bender

It is never too early to start planning for the 2016 NBA Draft. For the Philadelphia 76ers, who are in year three of the rebuilding process, they are among 29 teams that are interested in 17 year-old European phenom Dragan Bender. According to international journalist David Pick, the Sixers, Denver Nuggets and Orlando Magic have all had talks with Maccabi officials about Bender....
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

TC15: Philadunkia 4on4

It’s time for our annual training camp edition of Philadunkia’s 4on4… As a reminder, this Philadunkia question and answer series is “loosely based” on’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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

TC15: Six Questions for the Sixers

The 76ers training camp roster has been set, the new hype video went viral and media day is over, so it’s now time for Brett Brown and his staff to start molding this group of young prospects and journeymen into an actual NBA team. Depending on your view of Sam Hinkie’s master plan, today’s first “official” practice marks either the beginning of Tank 3.0 or the first...
Via Philadunkia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Three questions the 76ers face heading into training camp

With training camp about to tip off, here’s what to watch for as your favorite team prepares for the 2015-16 season. Some of these questions will be answered quickly; others could linger into the regular season. Either way, here are three things that will define the first month of this new season: Who will the starting point guard be? Brett Brown said he expects the battle for...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers paying McGee, Wallace $22.1 million not to play for them this season

The 76ers waived Gerald Wallace on Saturday, who was acquired as part of the deal that sent them Jason Thompson to the Warriors. But the team never had any intention of keeping him. Philadelphia also received cash and draft considerations in the deal, because as a rebuilding team with the majority of players on the roster on rookie scale contracts, they have plenty of salary cap...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Season Preview: Philadelphia 76ers

Over the next month, we will be previewing every team in the NBA. Here is third installment of our series as we examine the Philadelphia 76ers. 2014-15 Record: 18-64 Notable Acquisitions: Jahlil Okafor (Draft), Kendall Marshall (FA), Carl Landry (Trade), Nik Stauskas (Trade) Notable Departures: Ish Smith, Thomas Robinson Temperature Check: Another year, another season of tanking...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Richardson retires from the NBA after 13 seasons

Jason Richardson announced his retirement from the NBA in an Instagram post on Wednesday night, less than a week before he was set to start training camp with the Atlanta Hawks: The 34-year-old finishes his 13-year career after playing in just 52 games over the past three years due to injury. Richardson told Yahoo Sports that he had knee pain four to five days ago and an MRI revealed...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Richardson retires from NBA after 14-year career

Jason Richardson announced Wednesday night that he is retiring from the NBA after a 14-year career. Richardson announced the decision on Instagram. “Today is a bitter sweet moment for me. I’m officially announcing my retirement from pro basketball. I like to thank the organizations and fans in Charlotte, Phoenix, Orlando, Philly and especially The Bay Area for their loyal support...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Sixers Face High Quality Opponents For Most Expensive Tickets On Secondary Market

The Philadelphia 76ers’ rebuilding effort is far from complete, but seemed to have at least filled their void at center with the No. 3 overall pick in the NBA Draft, Jahlil Okafor. The Duke product led the Blue Devils to a National Championship during his one-and-done tenure with the school last year, giving the 76ers a true center while Joel Embiid recovers from an injured foot...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Remembering Sixers Legend Moses Malone: The Chairman of the Boards

Philadelphia Sixers legend Moses Malone passed away Sunday morning. He will forever be remembered as one of the best Sixers of all time, and one of the best big men to ever play in the NBA. Early Sunday morning Moses Malone passed away at age 60. The Sixers released this statement regarding Malone’s passing: “It is with a deep sense of sadness that the Sixers family mourns the...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
25 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers will have a new court design for 2015-16 season

The Sixers overhauled the design of their uniforms for the upcoming season, and as the team continues to rebrand itself in advance of what it hopes to eventually become a tradition of winning, its home court is getting decked out with a new design, as well.Here's a preliminary look, via Philadelphia Magazine:And here's what's likely to be a final rendition, from a screen shot of...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Jahlil Okafor win NBA Rookie of the Year?

Jahlil Okafor has a great chance at becoming the NBA Rookie of the Year this season, and with his offensive skill set he seems to be the front-runner. However, he does face some stiff competition with other rookies proving themselves in the Summer League. The first contender would be D’Angelo Russell. He is an extremely skilled player and was taken second in the NBA draft this...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

What the eventual arrival of Dario Saric will mean for 76ers

Trust the process. Across social media and the fronts of t-shirts, this is the statement Philadelphians are clinging to. Waiting, sometimes impatiently, for success that hasn't come since A.I. Sam Hinkie has given the team some hope during his tenure, drafting promising players such as Nerlens Noel and Jahlil Okafor. However, none of his draft choices have had immediate positive...
Via The Sports Quotient
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid president wants his team in NBA

The president of Real Madrid has his eyes set on some big goals. Specifically, Florentino Perez would like to get his team into the NBA. “I would love to have Real Madrid play in the NBA,” Perez said in a radio interview via ABC Spain. Perez also said he intends to speak with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver about the matter when the Boston Celtics come to Spain in October to face...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal admits he never worked hard in practice

Shaquille O’Neal was so good he didn’t need to work hard in practice. The legendary center admitted as much in an interview with Yahoo! Sports’ Graham Bensinger, noting he didn’t want to get beat up both at practice and during games. Bensinger had asked O’Neal about practice because Phil Jackson has said in the past that he thought the big man could have won 10 MVPs in...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Kendall Marshall Signing Grade

(March 29, 2014 – Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America) By Myles Stedman: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Philadelphia 76ers have been on fire with signings this week, adding to their roster Christian Wood, JP Tokoto, and perhaps most promisingly, Kendall Marshall. The former Suns, Lakers and Milwaukee point guard is coming off an ACL injury, and is not expected to...
Via HoopStuff
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Summer 2016 Will Be Huge for 76ers

The summer of 2015 is now over and it certainly won’t go down as the most memorable off-season for Philadunkia nation. Outside of the solid, and exciting selection of Jahlil Okafor in June’s draft and a intriguing trade for shooting guard Nik Stauskas, the summer was without a whole lot of positive news.  The team did little in free agency, it was announced that prized 2014...
Via Philadunkia
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Christian Wood Signing Grade

(Jan. 20, 2015 – Source: Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Philadelphia 76ers continued to add to their growing collection of young players by snatching highly regarded undrafted rookie Christian Wood out of free agency. After many projected him as a prospect that could go as high as the teens on draft night, Christian...
Via HoopStuff
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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