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Michael Carter-Williams eyes a target return date of November 13

Check out the original article from Philly.com, here.--The Sixers, who are again expected to struggle this year, will have to begin the regular season without their reigning Rookie of the Year, Michael Carter-Williams. Carter-Williams, who finished his statistically spectacular rookie season with per game averages of 16.7 points, 6.3 assists, and 6.2 rebounds, underwent right shoulder...
Via Around the Arc
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers Complete Trade with Brooklyn Nets

Marquis Teague, Former Brooklyn Nets Player  Casper Ware, Former Philadelphia 76ers Player                       The Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers completed their trade today dealing Marquis Teague along with a 2019 second round draft pick, which was acquired by Milwaukee in June, to the 76ers in exchange for guard Casper Ware. Last season with the 76ers, Casper...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

76ers Acquire Marquis Teague, 2nd Round Pick From Nets

The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired another second round pick. Stefan Bondy is reporting that the Brooklyn Nets have traded point guard Maruis Teague and a 2019 second round pick to the 76ers for Casper Ware. Nets announce they've traded Marquis Teague and the 2019 second round pick to the Sixers for Casper Ware, a player they will soon release. — Stefan Bondy (@nydninternets...
Via Thacover2
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets Trade Marquis Teague To 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired another second round pick. Stefan Bondy is reporting that the Brooklyn Nets have traded point guard Maruis Teague and a 2019 second round pick to the 76ers for Casper Ware. Nets announce they've traded Marquis Teague and the 2019 second round pick to the Sixers for Casper Ware, a player they will soon release. — Stefan Bondy (@nydninternets...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets Trade Marquis Teague, 2nd Round Pick To 76ers For Casper Ware

he Brooklyn Nets have traded guard Marquis Teague along with the 2019 second round draft pick, which was obtained from Milwaukee this past June, to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for guard Casper Ware. Ware appeared in nine games for Philadelphia last season, where he averaged 5.3 points and 1.1 assists in 12.9 minutes per game. Teague appeared in 40 games for the Bulls and the...
Via RealGM
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carter-Williams eyes Nov. 13 return

Michael Carter-Williams and the Philadelphia 76ers have set a target date of Nov. 13 for his return, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com. Carter-Williams, who won Rookie of the Year honors last season, has been out since May following surgery on his right shoulder. He averaged 16.7 points, 6.3 assists and 6.2 rebounds for the 76ers team that finished with the second-worst...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Injury Update: Michael Carter-Williams targeting return for Nov. 13

Reigning Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams of the Philadelphia 76ers has set a return date from his shoulder injury for November 13th, according to ESPN. The date could be pushed back, however, because GM Sam Hinkie seems determined to tank the franchise's season yet again.NBA Rumors: 76ers PG Michael Carter-Williams Eying Nov. 13 Return: http://t.co/dEfZMAKTvX pic...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Player Prop Bets for the 76ers

As the 109-103 loss in Detroit last night further proved, the 76ers are going to struggle to win many games in 2014-15.  To be honest being competitive every night is going to be a huge challenge for Brett Brown and his troops.  That will be especially true in games where Michael Carter Williams and/or Nerlens Noel are sidelined.  On those nights, the Sixers will be absolutely...
Via Philadunkia
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons edge 76ers, 109-103

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Kyle Singler scored 19 points and Josh Smith added 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-103 in an exhibition game Thursday night. Detroit (5-2) was missing three rotation members -- Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Brandon Jennings and Jodie Meeks -- while the Sixers (2-6) used a rag-tag roster in the final preseason game...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Preseason Showdown: 76ers vs Pistons

The Detroit Pistons will wrap up a fairly successful preseason by challenging the Philadelphia 76ers at the Palace tonight at 7:30 PM ET. At this point it is unclear whether the Pistons will come back from disappointment to impress their fan base. The same question lies with the Sixers, whose miserable 2013 season surrounded them with an aura of hopelessness. Both teams await new...
Via The League News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers Michael Carter-Williams Eying November 13 Return

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams has been out since May after having surgery on his right shoulder, but he remains optimistic of returning to the team for this season on November 13. According to ESPN, the Sixers could hold Carter-Williams a bit back. General manager Sam Hinkie has had the team in all-out tank mode since last season, and signs show he’s going...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Carter-Williams targets Nov. 13 for return

The Philadelphia 76ers and point guard Michael Carter-Williams established Nov. 13 as the target date for Carter-Williams' return, ESPN.com reported Thursday. Carter-Williams, last season's Rookie of the Year, had shoulder surgery in May. He averaged 16.7 points, 6.3 assists and 6.2 rebounds for the 76ers last season. Even if Carter-Williams is ready to play Nov. 13, it...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams Targets Return From Shoulder Injury On Nov. 13

Michael Carter-Williams and the Philadelphia 76ers have a target return date of Nov. 13 against the Dallas Mavericks, according to a source. Carter-Williams has been out since May after surgery on his right shoulder. Carter-Williams averaged 16.7 points, 6.3 assists and 6.2 rebounds for the 76ers team that finished with the second-worst record in the NBA last season. While Carter...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TC14: Question No. 10

The 76ers stand at 2-5 this preseason and matchup with the improved Detroit Pistons lies ahead on Thursday night.  After missing 3 games because of a respiratory infection, it appears Nerlens Noel (8.7 points & 8.7 rebounds per this preseason) will return to the lineup vs. the Pistons and look to scrape more of the rust of his game.  As Brett Brown’s “all of October”...
Via Philadunkia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The NBA Is Changing Its Draft System

A tanking epidemic has been the bogeyman of the NBA’s draft lottery system for the last year or so. The Philadelphia 76ers’ committment...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014/15 Philadelphia 76ers: Rising Down

<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-2247" src="http://cdn1.bloguin.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/130/2014/03/Michael-Carter-Williams-dejected-300x200.jpg" alt=""<strong" /> (Michael Carter-Williams by Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports)   It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that...
Via Hoops Manifesto
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the NBA's draft lottery reform is a slippery slope

Everyone understands the reasons the Philadelphia 76ers want the NBA to wait on implementing a plan to reform the draft lottery: They need one more season to complete a most brazen two-year tanking cycle. The Sixers didn't invent the idea of gutting a roster to short-circuit a path to the No. 1 overall pick, only perfected the pursuit. The strategy of Philadelphia general manager...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers should be even worse than last season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Name a starter for the Philadelphia 76ers. Go ahead, we'll wait. Nerlens Noel? The rookie out of Kentucky who missed all of last season as he recovered from a torn ACL? OK, that's one. Thaddeus Young, traded. Evan Turner, traded. Spencer Hawes, traded. Michael Carter-Williams? Great guess. But the NBA rookie of the year is sidelined indefinitely as he recovers...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The 3-Ball & This 76ers’ Roster

Yesterday on Philly.com there was a story by Joe Juliano about the 76ers their struggles from behind the 3-point.  In the article/post coach Brown basically acknowledged that the Sixers don’t have the shooters to be successful from deep, but also noted that he will continue to encourage this roster to hoist up 3-point attempts. Here are a couple of interesting quotes by Brown...
Via Philadunkia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Plumlee lifts Nets to 99-88 win over 76ers

NEW YORK (AP) Mason Plumlee had 20 points and 17 rebounds to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 99-88 on Monday night. Deron Williams added 13 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals. Henry Sims and Tony Wroten scored 13 points apiece to lead the 76ers. Brooklyn led 68-67 heading into the fourth before Plumlee and Jerome Jordan took over. The pair combined...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

CelticsLife Atlantic Division Preview: The Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers: 2013/14 Record: 19-63Expected Starting LineupNerlens NoelLuc Mbah MouteKJ McDanielsAlexy ShvedMichael Carter Williams Team Overview The Philadelphia 76ers suck. That's not a nice way to start an Atlantic Divison preview, but it's also kind of the only way. How else would you summarize a team that is so bad that it's ownership is actively fighting the...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers season preview: Player projections

Although the Philadelphia 76ers are expected to have a down year, they hope to find a couple of players who can be a part of their master plan in the future. Part three of isportsweb’s season preview of the Sixers identifies some potential bright spots for the Broad Street ballers. Will Nerlens Noel live up to expectations in his rookie season?  Roster Analysis Team Projections...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

You could win $100,000 at a Sixers game this season

Via press release:PHILADELPHIA, PA – OCTOBER 15, 2014 – The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that SugarHouse Casino has joined the team as an Official Partner of the Philadelphia 76ers.“We are proud to add SugarHouse Casino to our growing roster of partners as we work with them in providing our fans with unique assets and events,” said Sixers Chief Revenue Officer Chris...
Via Around the Arc
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Preseason Game 6: No name 76ers demolished by Boston 111-91

The Celtics took on a 76ers team tonight in Philadelphia playing with heavy hearts due to the death of draft pick Joel Embiid's brother Arthur.To make matters worse, due to Nerlens Noel's upper respiratory infection, Philadelphia's starting five combined to average 35.4 ppg last season and consisted of:Hollis ThompsonBrandon Davies Henry SimsElliot Williams Tony WrotenThe...
Via Celtics Life
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Webber part of group interested in buying Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks haven’t been in the news for many good things lately, but a former NBA star is hoping to change that. Five-time All-Star Chris Webber is part a potential ownership group — dubbed “The Webber Group” — that is interested in buying the Hawks. Webber announced the news via his Twitter account Thursday morning. http://t.co/gQDnrpdngf— Chris Webber (@realchriswebber...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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