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Considering their next two opponents, the Philadelphia 76ers may wind up breaking more than just a franchise record for consecutive losses to begin a season. And to make matters worse, they need to beat the odds without their leading scorer. The 76ers will try to avoid setting a new team mark for season-opening futility when they begin a tough two-game stretch Saturday night against...
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Tony Wroten Out At Least One Week With Sprained Knee

Tony Wroten sustained a sprained right knee during Wednesday’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets and will miss at least one week as a result of the injury, the Philadelphia 76ers announced on Friday. Wroten will be re-evaluated on December 5, at which time the team is expected to provide another update.
Via RealGM
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Philadelphia 76ers Lose 15th Game Against Brooklyn Nets

Thanksgiving Eve was a sad night for the Philadelphia 76ers who lost their 15th game since the beginning of the regular season. They were defeated by the Brooklyn Nets 99-91 becoming the worse team in the Atlantic Division. Forward Joe Johnson lead his team with 21 points for the Brooklyn Nets. Brook Lopez came in second with 19 points and Deron Williams finished with 17 points...
Via Basketball Bicker
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sam Hinkie & Fitness Landscape Theory

In business, there is a concept called Fitness Landscape.  The concept is derived from evolutionary theory and it is accepted and exercised widely in the business world. Here how it goes:  Imagine a system that we want to improved performance from.  The system can be a biological species, a business system, or for the sake of our conversation an NBA team such as the 76ers.  This...
Via Philadunkia
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

76ers season ticket-holders are not happy with direction of their team

For the last two seasons, the Philadelphia 76ers have been one of the worst teams in the NBA. They have made questionable decisions which includes trades, free agent signings, and draft picks. Now with the team likely headed toward another terrible season, some season-ticket holders are starting to get restless. In a piece written by TNT Analyst David Aldridge, 76ers season ticket...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams Drives and Kicks to…the Referee

We are all super aware that the Philadelphia 76ers are a god-awful and shameless tank squad. But to their credit, they are acing the front office’s blueprint, standing at 0-14 on the season. Personally I don’t even think the team is trying anymore. Just look at point guard Michael Carter-Williams, who literally kicked the ball out to the referee during their game against the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

GM14: Rapid (Another L) Reacts

Portland Trail Blazers 114 FinalRecap | Box Score 104 Philadelphia 76ers Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 25 MIN | 2-3 FG | 0-0 FT | 3 REB | 4 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 0 TO | 4 PTS | -9This is who Luc is and there is nothing wrong with that if your are a role player coming off the bench. But I need more from a starting PF and I probably won’t get that during Tank 2.0. Brandon...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers win eighth straight, drop 76ers to 0-14

  The Portland Trail Blazers didn't take the winless 76ers lightly following a lackluster first half. LaMarcus Aldridge had 15 of his 33 points during the pivotal third quarter to help the Trail Blazers defeat Philadelphia 114-104 on Monday night, sending the 76ers to their 14th straight loss to open the season. Wesley Matthews added 17 points, Damian Lillard had 16 and Robin Lopez...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams Thinks The Referee Is His Teammate

Aww, that’s cute. While a three-pointer (from anyone) would have helped the 76ers’ cause Monday night, it still wouldn’t have been enough, as they lost 114-104 to the Portland Trailblazers. On the bright side, Philly fans get to enjoy some half-off Papa John’s pizza. [Vine] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Michael Carter-Williams throws perfect the referee (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams had an embarrassing moment during Monday night's game against Portland when he made the perfect NBA referee Haywoode Workman.It's no wonder that the Sixers are still winless after 14 games. Poor MCW. It's not his fault. The Sixers were just not built to win.H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout...
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Aldridge leads Blazers over 76ers 114-104

PHILADELPHIA (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge had 15 of his 33 points during the pivotal third quarter to help the Portland Trail Blazers defeat Philadelphia 114-104 on Monday night, sending the 76ers to their 14th straight loss to open the season. Wesley Matthews added 17 points, Damian Lillard had 17 and Robin Lopez chipped in 12 for Portland (11-3), which won its eighth in a row. Michael...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams tosses pass to referee Haywoode Workman

Michael Carter-Williams and the Philadelphia 76ers are having a rough season (that’s an understatement). And this play against the Blazers pretty much sums up their entire season thus far. MCW tosses a pass to… referee Haywoode Workman: Now Workman is a former NBA player himself, mostly known for his stint with the Indiana Pacers in the mid-90s. So he actually made a great...
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Could Kentucky beat the 76ers?

Want to hear a fun stat? The Jacksonville Jaguars are currently scoring, on average, 14.6 points per game. The Philadelphia 76ers, the winless Philadelphia 76ers, are losing by an average of 16.5 points. That’s right; an NBA team exists that loses by more points than an NFL team even scores. Do you realize how impossible that is? In the last two full seasons, no team besides...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nerlens Noel gets flagrant for foul on Eric Bledsoe

That will teach Bledsoe to run his mouth. After making comments that NCAA’s No. 1 ranked Kentucky Wildcats could definitely beat the tanking 76ers, Eric Bledsoe and his Phoenix Suns traveled to Philadelphia to play. Former Kentucky star Nerlens Noel sent a serious message to Bledsoe–a former Wildcat himself–with this bruising flagrant foul. Noel received his flagrant...
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NBA Draft: Previewing the Top Prospect for the Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers will not be hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy at the end of the 2014-2015 NBA season. shocking I know. Actually the team that does win the 2015 NBA Title will probably win more games in the postseason than the Sixers will during the 2014-2015 regular season. Two things that will get Sixers […] The post 2015 NBA Draft: Previewing the Top Prospect for the...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers pizza promotion changed due to team’s winless start to season

The Philadelphia 76ers are going through a rebuilding process and a byproduct is the team is pretty dreadful at the moment. The Sixers are the only winless team in the NBA and are well on their way to securing a spot in next year’s NBA Draft Lottery. From that standpoint, things are going according to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers fans can get free tickets with a box of Mac & Cheese

The Philadelphia 76ers, not surprisingly, are not drawing well so far this season. The team is 0-5 at home (0-11 overall) and are bringing in an average of 14,856 fans per game, bad enough for 28th in NBA attendance rankings, although the fact that nearly 15,000 fans each game speaks to the undying dedication of...Read More The post Philadelphia 76ers fans can get two free tickets...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Papa Johns Giving 50% Off Anytime 76ers Can Score 90 Points (Photo)

The 0-11 Philadelphia 76ers are so bad, Papa Johns had to adjust their discount so they could sell pies to Sixers fans. According to Crossing Broad via a fan, instead of rewarding fans after a 76ers victory, fans can now score great deals on pizza if the 76ers simply score 90. Email from reader Joseph: This has to be a new low. According to Papa Johns, a Sixers “Win” = any...
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Are So Bad That Papa John’s Offers Discount Even When They Lose

The Philadelphia 76ers have hit a new low. In October, pizza chain Papa John’s announced a promotion where fans would receive 50 percent off their online orders the day after a Sixers win. However, Philadelphia has yet to win a game, so the restaurant had to, well, tweak the deal a little, as seen in this email received by That’s right. The Sixers suffered a...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers are so awful Papa John's changes its promotion

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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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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
9 days 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...
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams Admires His Own Air Ball Three, Hangs Head In Shame

Ladies and gentlemen, your 2014-15 Philadelphia 76ers! [Vine] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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