Sixers among other teams interested in Gary Talton

The Philadelphia 76ers could be in the market for another point guard with the uncertainty of Tony Wroten’s torn ACL. According to Shams Charania of RealGM, the Sixers, Milwaukee Bucks and Charlotte Hornets are interested in D-League point guard Gary Talton. Talton is the D-League’s assists leader dishing out 10.2 assists per game and having 13 games of 10 or more assists this...
Via Total Sports Live
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GM45: Rapid (Learning Tree) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 74 FinalRecap | Box Score 99 New Orleans Pelicans Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 31 MIN | 6-13 FG | 2-3 FT | 3 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 14 PTS | -16 +/-Luc is a solid player, but I have come to realize that he is also a better than average defender.  He should be delay for an asset as soon as possible.  Maybe Embiid would go on a hunger strike...
Via Philadunkia
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Jakarr Sampson Gets Pranked By His Teammates

NBA forward Jakarr Sampson who recently resigned with the Philadelphia 76ers in November 2014 received a warm welcome when he was pranked by his teammates. The Bleacher Reports: Between meeting the ludicrous demands of veteran teammates and being the target of pranks, rookies in professional sports have it rough at times. Case in point: Philadelphia 76ers first-year forward JaKarr...
Via Basketball Bicker
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76ers' Carter-Williams out vs. Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Philadelphia coach Brett Brown says guard Michael Carter-Williams is sick and unable to play at New Orleans. Carter-Williams, last season's rookie of the year, has an upper respiratory infection. He is averaging 15.3 points, 7.1 assists and six rebounds per game this season and was instrumental in the 76ers' victory over New Orleans in Philadelphia on Jan. 16, scoring...
Via AP on Fox
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Sixers sign Larry Drew II to another 10-day pact

Today, the Philadelphia 76ers announced that they have signed point guard Larry Drew II to a second 10-day contract. His first 10-day contract with the team expired on Sunday. With the Sixers thus far, he has played in six games and is averaging 4.7 points and 4.3 assists in 18.7 minutes per game. Drew II will see more playing time as the Sixers lost guard Tony Wroten to a torn ACL...
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76ers Sign Larry Drew II To 2nd 10-Day Contrat

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed guard Larry Drew II to a second 10-day contract. In six games played since joining the Sixers, Drew is averaging five points and four assists in nearly 19 minutes per game. Dating back to the start of the 2000-01 season, Drew is one of just 22 players to have recorded at least 26 assists within the first six games of a career.
Via RealGM
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Philadelphia 76ers: Michael Carter Williams: Rajon Rondo 2.0?

  (Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… At face value, Michael Carter Williams has elite stats for a young player; 15.5 points, 6.1 rebounds, 7.2 assists and 1.5 steals per game. At face value he also has incredible potential because of his size, athleticism and distributing talent, it is why he was a lottery...
Via HoopStuff
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76ers-Grizzlies Preview

The Memphis Grizzlies had to grind out a win against the Philadelphia 76ers last month. The 76ers will travel for Saturday night's matchup, however, and the road has often proved unkind to them. Memphis (30-12) has won five of six with two of those victories decided by six points or fewer and another in double overtime. The Grizzlies had to go through 14 ties and six lead changes...
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Lowry leads Raptors past 76ers 91-86

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Kyle Lowry scored 17 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 91-86 comeback victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night. Patrick Patterson added 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Raptors, who overcame a nine-point deficit with 5 1/2 minutes left. Robert Covington scored 18 points to lead six 76ers in double-figures. It was...
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Tony Wroten to have ACL surgery

Philadelphia 76’ers point guard Tony Wroten is going to need ACL surgery since he partially tore the ligament in his leg against the New Orleans Pelicans. 76’ers GM Sam Hinkie had this to say about the injury: “During our game against the New Orleans Pelicans on January 16, Tony Wroten suffered an injury to his right knee. Over the past week, we have worked closely with Tony...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Tony Wroten to have ACL surgery

Philadelphia 76’ers point guard Tony Wroten is going to need ACL surgery since he partially tore the ligament in his leg against the New Orleans Pelicans. 76’ers GM Sam Hinkie had this to say about the injury: “During our game against the New Orleans Pelicans on January 16, Tony Wroten suffered an injury to his right knee. Over the past week, we have worked closely with Tony...
Via Bloguin Best
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Tony Worten to undergo ACL surgery

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Worten  has been diagnosed with a partial tear in his right ACL, an injury that will require surgery and will sideline him indefinitely. The tear occurred early in the fourth quarter of the Sixers’ January 13 home meeting with the Atlanta Hawks. “I don’t think there’s anybody else that could do what he did,” said head coach Brett Brown minutes...
Via Sports-Glory
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76ers G Wroten out indefinitely with partial ACL tear

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten needs surgery for a partially torn ACL in his right knee and is sidelined indefinitely. Wroten was hurt in a game last week against New Orleans and was sent to a knee specialist in California. The Sixers announced before Friday's game against Toronto that Wroten would need surgery. They did not say when the surgery would take...
Via AP on Fox
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Tony Wroten Has Partial ACL Tear In Right Knee

Tony Wroten has a partial tear of his ACL in his right knee. "While the precise timing and details of the procedure are still being finalized, what has been determined is that the ACL will need to be surgically repaired," said the Philadelphia 76ers in a statement. “Until the procedure takes place, we are unable to provide a specific timeline for his return to play.”
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Race to the Bottom

With 40 games remaining in Tank 2.0, it become obvious that the 76ers are not going to experience any Detroit Pistons-like push (9-3 in their last 12) for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.  A roster that was built to lose, and has done so nicely, is now missing its key 6th man (Tony Wroten) for an undetermined amount of time.  Additionally, the starting...
Via Philadunkia
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Sixers prank rookie JaKarr Sampson by wrapping SUV in tin foil (Video)

The Philadelphia 76ers veteran players pranked rookie forward JaKarr Sampson on Thursday by wrapping his SUV in tin foil.Cameras captured Sampson's reaction when he returned to his vehicle to find it covered in Reynolds Wrap. Tough day, rook.— Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) January 22, 2015The Sixers may have one of the worst records in the NBA, but it...
Via Holdout Sports
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JaKarr Sampson’s truck wrapped in foil for rookie hazing

JaKarr Sampson of the Sixers is in his first NBA season. On Thursday, he was the victim of the type of treatment often received by players during their rookie year. Sampson was walking through the parking garage only to find his truck wrapped in aluminum foil. As expected, hilarity ensued. Thankfully, teammate Robert Covington was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Philadelphia 76ers: What a rebuilding roster should look like

Last night the New York Knicks defeated the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia on the back of a 27-point, 11-rebound performance by Carmelo Anthony. This was one of those games where several players on the floor at all times were completely unrecognizable to the casual fan, with anonymous players like Lou Amundson, Langston Galloway, Travis Wear, and...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

GM42: Rapid (Happy & Sad) Reacts

New York Knicks 98 FinalRecap | Box Score 91 Philadelphia 76ers Furkan Aldemir, PF 19 MIN | 0-1 FG | 0-0 FT | 5 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 3 BLK | 0 TO | 0 PTS | -8 +/- Personally, I thought there were a number of opportunities to get Furkan the ball on the blocks that the Sixers did not take advantage of last night. Robert Covington, SF 39 MIN | 5-11 FG | 4-4 FT | 3 REB | 4...
Via Philadunkia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Declaration of Windependence: The Philadelphia 76ers and Winning

The Philadelphia 76ers are still bad, but they’ve been less bad as of late. The Philadelphia 76ers lost again on Wednesday night. It was their 34th loss of the year. The news wasn’t all bad, though, because the team to whom they lost, the New York Knicks, is one of the two teams in the league worse than them in the standings. The 76ers are supposed to be bad; this is the way...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Jerami Grant impresses with increased playing time

It’s no secret that Sam Hinkie loves his second round picks. In last year’s draft alone, the Philadelphia 76ers made five selections in the second round, with four more selections coming in next year’s draft. Hinkie acquires some of these picks in case he wants to swap with another team or needs to throw in a sweetener for a trade. Still others Hinkie keeps, either stashing...
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Sixers give 'Old man' Jason Richardson birthday diapers

Proving once again the NBA is a (very) young man’s league, Jason Richardson’s Philadelphia 76ers teammates had a bit of fun at his expense as he celebrated his birthday on Tuesday. Richardson was presented with some gag gifts courtesy of his youngish Sixers teammates to commemorate that he has advanced to the ripe old age...Read More The post ‘Old man’ Jason Richardson...
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Robert Covington Establishes Himself As Part Of 76ers' Long-Term Plan Amid Inquiries

A few NBA teams have placed interest in Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington, but the 24-year-old sharpshooter has been made largely unavailable from trade inquiries as a core part of the franchise’s long-term plans, league sources told RealGM. Since signing a contract with the 76ers on Nov. 15, Covington has arguably been the team’s most consistently productive player...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mid-Season: More Questions Than Answers

After an embarrassing 35 point blowout loss in their MLK Day matinee with the Wizards, the 76ers have now lost two straight games.  Still, they are 3-4 in their last seven contests, which given the current roster is a respectable stretch of play.  They are now just over halfway through (8-33) their 2nd season of…call it tanking or rebuilding, whichever you prefer…and trying...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Throttle Woeful 76ers 111-76

The Washington Wizards wasted no time disposing the inferior Philadelphia 76ers, as they rolled to a 111-76 victory. Seven Wizards players scored in double figures, including all five starters. No player logged in more than 29 minutes. Seven Wizards score in double digits as Washington dominates Philadelphia for 111-76 victory. — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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