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JaVale McGee Says He Still Wants To Remain a Sixer

In JaVale McGee’s defense, the 76ers are a capable of making a move at anytime — for reasons only known to Sam Hinkie. Amid reports from Sunday morning — that had McGee chasing a midnight buyout — the 76ers center told Keith Pompey that he wants to remain in Philly. However, according to a report, he had his representatives pursue teams interesting in signing him once he...
Via Thacover2
19 minutes ago  |  Discuss

76ers Discussing Buyout With JaVale McGee

It sounds like the Philadelphia 76ers have soured on JaVale McGee fast — days after McGee himself said he wanted to be a mentor. JaVale McGee's mentoring program in Philadelphia never really had a chance. Sixers reportedly discussing a buyout. — Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) March 1, 2015 ESPN’s Marc Stein provided more insights on McGee’s change of heart. Sources told...
Via Thacover2
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee Discussing Buyout With 76ers

JaVale McGee is discussing a potential contract buyout with the Philadelphia 76ers, according to sources. Chances of McGee's buyout depends on McGee's ability to find a team to bring him in now. McGee was traded to the Sixers from the Denver Nuggets.
Via RealGM
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

GM58: Rapid (Everybody Beats the Wiz) Reacts

Washington Wizards 81 FinalRecap | Box Score 89 Philadelphia 76ers Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 29 MIN | 4-9 FG | 0-4 FT | 8 REB | 4 AST | 2 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 10 PTS | +8 +/-A near double-double for Embiid’s babysitter, but he is still launching way to many threes for my tastes and I love the the three ball. Robert Covington, SF 26 MIN | 3-9 FG | 5-5 FT | 6 REB | 0...
Via Philadunkia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel has block party against Wizards (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel led the way during Friday night's 89-81 win over Washington with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Noel also had three blocks, including these two tremendous stuffs of Nene and Marcin Gortat:It's good to see the Sixers fans getting a good show for their money.H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Noel's double-double leads 76ers to victory over Wizards

  Nerlens Noel had 14 points and 13 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers' 89-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Robert Covington added 13 points and Jason Richardson had 12 to help Philadelphia snap a five-game winning streak and win for the first time since trading Michael Carter-Williams. John Wall scored 21 points on 7-of-26 shooting for Washington. Otto Porter...
Via AP on Fox
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Nerlens Noel leads 76ers past Wizards, 89-81

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Nerlens Noel had 14 points and 13 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers' 89-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Robert Covington added 13 points and Jason Richardson had 12 to help Philadelphia snap a five-game winning streak and win for the first time since trading Michael Carter-Williams. John Wall scored 21 points on 7-of-26 shooting for Washington...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Skies To Destroy This Nene Jump Hook (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers big man Nerlens Noel continues to show elite potential on the defensive end — while regaining the explosiveness he had as a freshman at Kentucky. Wizards big man Nene went up for a quick hook before Noel rose up for an emphatic block — sending his shot into the seats. The 76ers led 47-42 at halftime with five points, eight rebounds and two blocks from Noel.
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Thomas Robinson Signing Grade

(Source: Steve Dykes/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… After being set on the free agency market following a hectic trade deadline, former 5th round pick, Thomas Robinson, was released of his duties as a Portland Trail Blazer and forced to search for a roster spot around in the league. As he came closer to clearing waivers, Robinson appeared...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robert Covington Has Zero Interest in Dwight Howard’s FaceTime Requests

The Philadelphia 76ers may recycle assets indefinitely, but for now, at least they have Robert Covington! The rookie has been a random surprise for the Sixers this season, averaging 13.2 points and almost five rebounds per game. In fact, Covington is so confident these days that he has it in him to reject Rockets center Dwight Howard multiple times on FaceTime: This pretty much...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Waived By Philadelphia 76ers, Returns To Russian Team

Andrei Kirilenko returns to Russia NBA All-Star Andrei Kirilenko has returned to Russia for the remainding 2014-15 season. As reported by NBA.com, the 34-year-old forward signed with CSKA Moscow in his native Russia after being waived by the Philadelphia 76ers. Andrei Kirilenko who was suspended by the Philadelphia 76ers in early January played his last game on Nov. 13 for...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: What to think about the trade deadline

Even if you’ve been living underneath a Patrick Star-esque rock for the past week, you probably still felt the aftershock resulting from the craziest NBA trade deadline in recent memory. Sam Hinkie and the Philadelphia 76ers were right in the thick of the madness, trading away both Michael Carter-Williams and K.J. McDaniels in separate deals, only moments before the 3 P.M. deadline...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Fantasy Basketball: Box Score Browsing – Canaan Fodder

Isaiah Canaan The Philadelphia 76ers are seemingly playing draft pick monopoly, accruing future firsts at an unheard of rate. Out the door was counting stats guru but shooting averse (Rookie of the Year no less) Michael Carter-Williams, into the fire is Isaiah Canaan. Coming out of the NBA hotbed of Murray State, he enjoyed a stellar four year career which included an All American...
Via The Fantasy Fix
4 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Claim Thomas Robinson Off Waivers

Thomas Robinson was once so highly thought of he was the No. 5 pick in the 2012 draft, taken in front of guys like Damian Lillard and Andre Drummond. Now the former Kansas star is set to join his sixth team in that time span. Robinson was sent from Portland to Denver as part of the Arron Afflalo trade — where the Nuggets promptly bought out his contract — thus waiving him....
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Canaan/Michael Carter-Williams shooting comparison

One area where Michael Carter-Williams struggles is shooting. His current replacement, Isaiah Canaan is more proficient from long-range. Here is a shooting comparison between the two via Comcast:
Via Around the Arc
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nobody on the 76ers is safe, including Joel Embiid

After dealing Michael Carter-Williams to the Milwaukee Bucks last week, it appears no player on the Philadelphia 76ers’ roster is safe — including players who have Rookie of the Year trophies on their mantles. Still, it’s probably safe to assume that Joel Embiid wouldn’t be included in such talks, as the only thing more shameful Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers reportedly 'shopped' Joel Embiid at the trade deadline

*Take this report with a grain of salt. Maybe two.*'Shopped' is used in the title for lack of a better word. In his short time in Philadelphia, Sam Hinkie has already become known for his willingness to part with players in order to acquire assets, and reigning Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams proved to be no exception. The trade of Carter-Williams on last Thursday’s...
Via Around the Arc
5 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers ranked top professional sports team for their use of analytics

Check out the original article from Philly.com, here.-- The Philadelphia 76ers have become the face of the analytic push that is pervading professional sports. They morphed from an anti-analytical franchise under Doug Collins and company to an organization that embraces analytics and all the extra information it affords to decision-making with Sam Hinkie at the helm. Since taking...
Via Around the Arc
5 days ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee says he wants to be a mentor for Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid

Center JaVale McGee has had an up and down career since he arrived in the NBA. He has shown flashes of great potential, but could never put it together was enough to be a factor down low. At 27 years old, McGee is in the prime of his career with a new start with the Philadelphia 76ers. McGee has made it clear to the 76ers organization that he wants to stay with the team and plans...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers Willing To Trade Anybody For More No. 1 Picks

I find this report hard to believe, but you never know what Sam Hinkie and the 76ers are thinking. After trading KJ McDaniels and Michael Carter-Williams — Philly seemed to be done making moves. In a report From Mark Heisler of Forbes.com, Hinkie is willing to part with everybody on his roster — Including Joel Embiid — if it guarantees them landing another top lottery pick...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

GM56: Rapid (The D Rests) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 108 FinalRecap | Box Score 119 Miami Heat Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 30 MIN | 3-11 FG | 0-2 FT | 5 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 0 TO | 7 PTS | -4 +/-The fact that Hinkie couldn’t turn Luc in to a 2nd round pick at the trade deadline still bugs the crap out of me. Robert Covington, SF 34 MIN | 6-15 FG | 1-3 FT | 4 REB | 2 AST | 5 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO...
Via Philadunkia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Signs With CSKA

Andrei Kirilenko has officially signed with CSKA for the remainder of the season. Kirilenko said in a statement that at 34, "the time has come to think about ending my career at the professional level" and that he wants to do that at CSKA. Kirilenko spent the 11-12 season with CSKA before returning to the NBA with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kirilenko then signed with the Brooklyn...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko signs with CSKA Moscow after being cut by 76ers

  Former NBA All Star Andrei Kirilenko has signed for CSKA Moscow in his native Russia after being waived by the Philadelphia 76ers. Kirilenko last played on Nov. 13 for the Brooklyn Nets before being traded to the 76ers, who waived him after last week's trade deadline. He says in a statement that at 34, ''the time has come to think about ending my career at the professional level...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 76ers Guard Isaiah Canaan Hits the Buzzer Beater to Beat All Buzzer Beaters

Buzzer beaters are by nature pretty darn cool, but there will never be one better than the one that Philadelphia 76ers guard Isaiah Canaan made against the Miami Heat. Half court shots, full court shots--no way any other buzzer beater will be able to top this one. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers’ Isaiah Canaan Hits A Shot You Have To See To Believe

The Philadelphia 76ers may not be the best team in the league, but after Isaiah Canaan’s three-point shot to end a half against the Miami Heat, they certainly will have a candidate for the highlight of the year in the NBA. The post 76ers’ Isaiah Canaan Hits A Shot You Have To See To Believe appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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