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Sixers waive Pierre Jackson

Now, that was fast. Sources confirmed that the 76ers waived Pierre Jackson on Tuesday, two months after signing the injured point guard to a partially-guaranteed deal. At the time of the signing, the Sixers were aware the 5-foot-10 rookie would be sidelined six to 12 months after rupturing his right Achilles tendon July 5 in the Orlando Pro Summer League. According to reports...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

76ers Waive Pierre Jackson

The Philadelphia 76ers have waived Pierre Jackson. Mark Deeks writes that Jackson will receive a guaranteed $400,00 from the 76ers for this season while he rehabs from an Achilles tear that occured during Summer League.
Via RealGM
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

76ers Training Camp begins today; Will Embiid Impress? + New Signings

With the 76ers training camp beginning today, we are now very close to the beginning of the 2014-15 NBA season. From September 30th to October 4th, from this squad who we get to see some promise from this squad who are going to have yet another inevitably bad season in this radical rebuilding plan. Along […] The post 76ers Training Camp begins today; Will Embiid Impress? + New...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

TC14: Question No. 3

Today is the first day that Philadunkia’s home team will take the court for Training Camp 2014 and while we realize that the team’s fate for this season (“Year of the Double Tank”) is already sealed we still feel there are number of topics that deserved to be examined as the team hits the floor over at Stockton College. Today we present the third installment in our...
Via Philadunkia
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sights from 76ers 2014 Media Day

The 76ers held their 2014 Media Day at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday afternoon in preparationfor the start of the ever-approaching season. The team's roster was there in full effect, and was GM Sam Hinkie who hosted questions from media members for the better part of an hour. Despite the certain struggle that awaits them, the players are ready, and excited for the season...
Via Around the Arc
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

76ers' Embiid turns into character on social media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Joel Embiid has adopted a playful persona on social media, letting Philadelphia 76ers fans in on his celebrity crushes or endorsements 140 characters at a time. Sometimes, though, he refuses to smile during photo ops - and no, it's not because he's on one of the worst teams in the NBA. Embiid has crafted a running gag out his draft night highlight when...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams Plays NASCAR Grand Marshall

Philadelphia 76ers reigning Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams was asked to be the Grand Marshall for a NASCAR race in Dover and this fantastic Vine was born. MCW served as grand marshall today in Dover. The post Michael Carter-Williams Plays NASCAR Grand Marshall appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Acquire Keith Bogans

According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN, the 76ers have acquired veteran guard Keith Bogans from the Cavaliers. The Sixers, who are very comfortably under the cap ceiling, agreed to take Bogans’ contract from the Cavs so Cleveland would not have to pay the luxury tax this season. The Cavaliers also gave the Sixers a second-round pick in the deal. Filed under: Uncategorized...
Via KC Sports Ninja
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Keith Bogans Trade Grade

Philadelphia 76ers: Keith Bogans Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Philadelphia 76ers Get: Keith Bogans and 2nd round pick Cleveland Cavaliers Get: 5.3 million dollar trade exception This is a blockbuster trade people. This is just about the most fun I am going to have writing an article this week and for the 2nd time this week I get to write about a Keith...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers guard Carter-Williams unsure of return following surgery

  Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams is unsure when he'll return to play following offseason shoulder surgery. Carter-Williams, the NBA rookie of the year, had surgery in May to repair the labrum of his right shoulder. Sixers coach Brett Brown said Carter-Williams has not been cleared to play for the start of training camp on Tuesday. Carter-Williams was only the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Trade Keith Bogans To 76ers

Somehow Sam Hinke is going to turn this trade into another first round pick, who’ll probably be a big man. According to reports, the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded the recently acquired Keith Bogans to the Philadelphia 76ers for a $5.3 million trade exception. The 76ers will also received another of those coveted second round picks Hinke loves as well. ESPN sources say Cavs have...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers G Carter-Williams unsure of return

DOVER, Del. (AP) Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams is unsure when he'll return to play following offseason shoulder surgery. Carter-Williams, the NBA rookie of the year, had surgery in May to repair the labrum of his right shoulder. Sixers coach Brett Brown said Carter-Williams has not been cleared to play for the start of training camp on Tuesday. Carter-Williams...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Injury Update: Michael Carter-Williams will be limited during training camp

The Philadelphia 76ers struggled to a 19-win season in 2013-2014, which included a 26-game losing streak. Trying to rebuild, the team drafted Joel Embiid and signed Luc Mbah a Moute to join Nerlens Noel and Michael Carter-Williams as a potential solid foundation for the future.  For Carter-Williams, he's coming off a shoulder surgery in May and will be limited during the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Malcolm Lee Reportedly Signed by 76ers

According to a tweet from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the 76ers have signed free agent swingman Malcolm Lee. Lee was drafted 43rd overall in 2011 out of the UCLA and last played during the 2012-13 season for the Timberwolves.  Lee played just 35 games in his two seasons in Minnesota, averaging 4 points per game. The Sixers, in the midst of a long rebuilding process, have...
Via KC Sports Ninja
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons sign C Hasheem Thabeet

ESPN’s Marc Stein has announced that the Detroit Pistons have signed C Hasheem Thabeet to a non-guaranteed deal. Thabeet is a former No. 2 overall pick out of Uconn of the Memphis Grizzlies in 2009. He has averages of 2.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in his career. Thabeet played last season with the Oklahoma City Thunder and was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers earlier in the month...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hasheem Thabeet Signs Non-Guaranteed Deal With Pistons

The Detroit Pistons are signing Hasheem Thabeet to a non-guaranteed contract, according to sources. The Pistons will give Thabeet an opportunity to make the team out of training camp. Thabeet was recently released by the Philadelphia 76ers.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Mitchell, Elena Delle Donne and Michael Carter-Williams highlight dignitaries for Sept. 26-28, 2014 race weekend

Current and former professional athletes Brian Mitchell, Elena Delle Donne and Michael Carter-Williams will serve as dignitaries for both the Sept. 28, 2014 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and Sept. 27 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway. Other dignitaries for the Sept. 26-28, 2014 race weekend include Don Gagnon, CEO of Auto Club Partners, who...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 all about development for the 76ers

Check out the original article from Philly.com, here.--It is difficult for a fan base to head into the start of a fresh season knowing that their team is not capable of contention. After all, contention is a team’s top priority, and generally, after a down year, organizations make moves aimed at immediate improvement. However, after a 19-63 campaign that included a 26-game losing...
Via Around the Arc
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Adorable Little Girl Reenact’s Allen Iverson’s ‘Practice’ Rant (Video)

I think ‘The Answer’ would be damn proud of this little girl. Basketball writer Steve McPherson decided to teach his daughter Iverson’s lines, from his infamous practice rant.   How I spent my morning: Getting Maggie to re-enact Allen Iverson’s practice rant: http://t.co/9vSabrcJH4 — Steve McPherson (@steventurous) September 20, 2014 Here is the video of Maggie impersonating...
Via Thacover2
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten wants the 76ers to wear some throwback jerseys

Check out the original article from Philly.com, here.--With two NBA titles to their name since they moved to Philadelphia and multiple other Finals appearances, the Sixers have history. In the face of what is set to be another struggle of a season for the Sixers, third-year guard Tony Wroten wants to re-live some of that history in the form of throwback uniforms. Image from Hoop76...
Via Around the Arc
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jalen Rose Says Chris Webber Owes Fab 5 an Apology

In a recent interview, Jalen Rose spoke about Fab 5 member Chris Webber, who was noticeably missing from the popular 30 for 30 documentary on the group, saying that he needs to apologize to his teammates and the university for what happened. How do you feel about the new Fab Five documentary Chris Webber is going to do? JR: It’s not a legitimate documentary if the other four guys...
Via Thacover2
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers sign former St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson

The 76ers have signed former St. John’s forward JaKarr Sampson to a partially guaranteed contract, an NBA source told the Inquirer's Keith Pompey. St. John’s coach Steve Lavin sent this tweet on the topic: Congrats @KarrSampson14 on signing with @Sixers! #sjubb #GoJohnnies. The Sixers have not made an announcement.
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Hangs Out With Allen Iverson (Photo)

V.A.’s finest and the reigning NBA MVP got together recently to exchange stories about what it’s like to drop 50 in any random arena on any given night. Kevin Durant posted a photo to his Instagram with him and the pound-for-pound best ever in NBA circles, Allen Iverson. Durant like so many NBA players of today, revered Iverson for changing the game and his reckless style of...
Via Thacover2
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: 76ers’ Nerlens Noel Crashes Couple’s Wedding

Philadelphia 76ers big man Nerlens Noel played wedding crasher on Friday, snapping a selfie with the bride, groom and their wedding party. Noel shared the picture on his Instagram account with the caption: “One man Wedding Crasher! #Congrats.”  The post Photo: 76ers’ Nerlens Noel Crashes Couple’s Wedding appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
Via Basketball Bicker
18 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers to open camp Sept. 30 at Richard Stockton College

It's official: The Sixers will hold training camp at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in Galloway Township this year. Training camp will begin Tuesday, Sept. 30, and extend through Saturday, Oct. 4. Currently, the Sixers have 16 players under contract, though Joel Embiid and Pierre Jackson are recovering from offseason surgeries and are not ready to return to the hardwood...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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