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Chicago Bulls: Sign Hasheem Thabeet

Chicago Bulls: Sign Hasheem Thabeet By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Oklahoma City Thunder traded Hasheem Thabeet to the Philadelphia 76ers for well basically zilch, however the 76ers then waived him, so he is a free agent and is an excellent fit for the Chicago Bulls, who should sign him. He would fill their biggest and only need on the roster and since they...
Via HoopStuff
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Room For Improvement For New Sixer Alexey Shved

It turns out that the Philadelphia 76ers were involved in the trade that sent Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Just, Philadelphia’s participation didn’t look like what people thought it would. When the Love-Wiggins trade talks were preliminary rumors, it was believed that the Sixers would send veteran power forward [...
Via NBA Draft Blog
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hinkie: Acquiring 1st Round Pick Was Key To Trade For 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers acquired a first round pick along with Luc Mbah a Moute and Alexey Shved in exchange for Thaddeus Young. The 76ers will likely receive the pick, which is originally belong to the Miami Heat, in 2015. "There were several components [that were enticing] and one is the first-round pick held by Miami," Hinkie said in a conference call yesterday. "...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid Will Be Co-MVP Of The NBA Alongside Rihanna According To Joel Embiid (In NBA 2K15)

The above picture is Joel Embiid’s Twitter profile image because he is awesome. It seems that Joel Embiid’s pursuit of Rihanna will not end in our reality. Joel is prepared to take his wooing of RiRi from Twitter to the virtual hardwood. Move over LeBron, it’s Rihanna’s turn to get the Embiid-recruiting treatment. The Sixers rookie, and Twitter phenom, recently came across...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 76ers' tanking could mean bonuses for all of their players

The 11 players currently on the Philadelphia 76ers are owed $24.25 million combined next season, or in clearer terms, about $1 million less than Amar’e Stoudemire will get from the New York Knicks. The team, which traded its most established player (Thaddeus Young) this weekend, is terrible, poised to challenge the 1972-73 Sixers for the worst record in NBA history. But the players...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lithuania Loses Mantas Kalneitis In Friendly With Croatia

In the final friendly match before the 2014 World Cup in Spain Lithuania lost their second game in a row, but far more devastating was the loss of starting point guard Mantas Kalnietis. Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas had a strong game in the post for Lithuania scoring 16 points on 5-8 from the field. For Croatia, the Brooklyn Nets Bojan Bogdanovic had a monster game with 24 points...
Via Pro Bball Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Gm Wants Joel Embiid To Help Him Get Twitter Followers

Philadelphia 76ers Gm Sam Hinkie is not the most popular guy in town right now, and can could use a spike in his approval rating. Hinkie addressed the media Tuesday via conference call to discuss the organizations part in the trade that sent Thaddeus Young to the Timberwolves for another first-round pick. During the conversation Joel Embiid’s social media and Twitter popularity...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Gm Wants Joel Embiid To Help Him Get Twitter Followers

Philadelphia 76ers Gm Sam Hinkie is not the most popular guy in town right now, and can could use a spike in his approval rating. Hinkie addressed the media Tuesday via conference call to discuss the organizations part in the trade that sent Thaddeus Young to the Timberwolves for another first-round pick. During the conversation Joel Embiid’s social media and Twitter popularity...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saunders gives fans 'Get Out of Work' note for event

After an arduous, drawn-out process that seemed to last an eternity, the Minnesota Timberwolves will at long last officially introduce Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young, the players the team acquired in its long-awaited trade of disgruntled star Kevin Love. The team did announce the acquisitions in a newspaper ad shortly after the deal […] The post Flip Saunders...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel’s Rookie of the Year odds are 6/1

Philadelphia 76ers big man Nerlens Noel sat out all of the 2013-14 season as he was recovering from an ACL injury that he suffered at Kentucky. Noel missed his entire rookie season and will now be a rookie this upcoming season. If the summer league was any indication of how good Noel can be then he could be Rookie of the Year. Unlike last year’s rookie class, this year’s class...
Via Total Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: The Thaddeus Young Trade Grade

Philadelphia 76ers: The Thaddeus Young Trade Grade Nekias Duncan, Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… Asset(s) traded: F Thaddeus Young (to Minnesota) Asset(s) received: G Alexey Shved (from Minnesota), F Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (from Minnesota), 2015 1st round pick (from Cleveland via Miami) The Sixers were the third team that helped facilitate the Kevin Love trade that sent the star...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Set to Acquire Thaddeus Young

John Gellebter – USA Today Sports After the agreed in principle deal to send star power-forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for youngsters Andrew Wiggins & Anthony Bennett, along with a 2015 1st round pick, the Minnesota Timberwolves have continued to improve their team by finding a replacement for Love in the starting line-up with Thaddeus Young. Young, a 26 year...
Via The Sideline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves To Acquire Thaddeus Young As Part Of Kevin Love Trade

Thaddeus Young’s time in the City of Brotherly Love appears to be over. The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly have a deal in place to send Young to the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 2015 first-round pick and players Luc Mbah a Moute and Alexey Shved, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The trade will be finished on Saturday, after Minnesota officially trades Kevin Love to the Cleveland...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers To Give Up Young In Exchange For Shved, Mbah A Moute, 1st-Rounder

Just a day before Andrew Wiggins is eligible to be traded by Cleveland to Minnesota, details on the imminent three-team deal are at last coming to a finalization as the 76ers have agreed to trade Thaddeus Young to the Timberwolves in exchange for combo guard Alexey Shved, Luc Richard Mbah A Moute, and a first-rounder from Cleveland. Throughout seven years in Philly, Young posted...
Via The League News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves expect to land 76ers’ Thaddeus Young

The Minnesota Timberwolves expect to acquire Philadelphia’s Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins when they complete their trade that sends Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers this weekend, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. According to Stein, the Wolves are already operating as if Young will be acquired from the Sixers as Love’s replacement.  Stein...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sixers to Trade Thaddeus Young To Wolves

Sam Hinkie is either a genius or just chasing fool’s gold, it’s still hard to tell. The Philadephia 76ers will acquire yet another first round pick, guard Alex Shved, and forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute all for Thaddeus Young. Originally reports suggested that the 76ers were going to trade Young, for forward Anthony Bennett, as part of the Kevin Love to Cleveland deal, but it...
Via Overtime
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Amar'e Stoudemire being traded to the 76ers remains a possibility

Check out the original article from Philly.com, here.--The potential Amare Stoudemire to-the-Sixers trade that was mentioned as a rumor earlier this summer isn’t necessarily dead. It may just be stalled; for another six months. A recent report from BasketballInsiders.com suggests that, given the Sixers’ copious cap space, and the Knicks potential desire to unload Stoudemire mid...
Via Around the Arc
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sixers to Trade Thad Young To Wolves For 1st-Round Pick

In the latest episode of ‘what is Sam Hinkie doing,’ the Philadelphia 76ers will acquire another first-round pick, guard Alexey Shved and forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute for Thaddeus Young. According to Dan Barreiro of KFAN 100.3 and Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press, it looks like the Sixers would get the Miami Heat‘s first round pick in 2015, guard Alexey...
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: T’Wolves Plan To Keep Anthony Bennett

When you’re in the process rebuilding, while losing one of the best players in franchise history, trading away a former No. 1 overall pick isn’t the way to go. Multiple reports indicate that Minnesota will keep the 2013 No. 1 overall pick, Anthony Bennett, rather than trading him to the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Thaddeus Young. Just a reminder: if you keep reading Bennett...
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Bennett isn’t being traded to Philadelphia after all

As we await the final few days of the Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade saga, word coming out of Philadelphia is that Anthony Bennett isn’t being sent to the City of Brotherly Love after all. Just a reminder: if you keep reading Bennett is headed to Philly for Young in forthcoming trade…don't believe it. — Jerry Zgoda (@JerryZgoda) August 20, 2014 As Wiggins, this year’s...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thaddeus Young being traded is inevitable?

The Philadelphia 76ers have been rumored to be shopping forward Thaddeus Young in trade talks for quite some time now, but no trade has ended up coming. While he is still in Philly for the time being, a trade appears to be inevitable after all the talk of trades and the lack of winning that the 76ers looking to be prepared for again this year. According to a reports, a trade involving...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire to be Traded to Sixers before Deadline; Big Move for Philly

(Photo Credit via Keith Allison) The Philadelphia 76ers are the most flexible team in the league.  Currently, they have just a $39.988 million payroll on the books.  However, the NBA requires teams pay at least 90% of the salary cap.  With the current salary cap set at $63.065 million, the mandatory “floor” would be just $56.759 million.  This keeps all the organizations...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Deal for Amar’e Stoudemire Might Come at Trade Deadline

Amar’e Stoudemire has one year left on the max deal he signed with the New York Knicks in 2010, and is set to make $23-million. A handful of injuries have hindered his on court performance, but he’s still garnering some attention from other teams around the league. The Philadelphia 76ers have interest in acquiring the former All Star power forward, even if the deal has to wait...
Via Standing O Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer School: Joel Embiid

There is no denying that the relationships between NBA players on and off-the-court has changed over the last 15 years.  In this era of AAU basketball, powerhouse sports agents, mega sneaker contracts and social media, the majority of today’s NBA stars are well connected to each other and former players.  Thus, they have no problem texting an on-the-court rival for advice or...
Via Philadunkia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

With great tanking, comes great responsibility. The City of Brotherly Love, it’s called. However, the city that loves its teams will have to be prepared to fall in love with losing yet again. After being teased with a brief stint of unfathomable success early in the 2013-14 season, the Sixers took their place in the cellar of the NBA as most analysts predicted they would. Playing...
Via The Lottery Mafia
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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