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Michael Carter-Williams and Nerlens Noel will be reunited on court this season for the Sixers

Finally. Nerlens Noel had to sit on the sideline for a season, but after over a year of anticipation, he made his debut this summer and showed signs. Good signs.Sixers' reigning Rookie of the Year, Michael Carter-Williams, and Noel were AAU teammates back in the day in Boston, and come late October, they will be reunited on the hardwood as they both suit up for the Sixers.The...
Via Around the Arc
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers, Nuggets, Celtics could be third team in Love trade

The Sporting News reports that teams are "lining up" to try and be the third team in a potential Kevin Love deal, no matter who gets Love. The Nuggets, 76ers, and Boston are mentioned as potential landing spots for extra assets in a Love deal. "When a deal like this takes a long time, there are going to be more ants circling the picnic," one front-office...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

76ers reportedly interested in Dion Waiters, again

Check out the full, original article from Philly.com here.The Sixers just can't shake these Dion Waiters rumors.--Once again, the Sixers and Philadelphia native Dion Waiters are linked together. According to a report from Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio, the Sixers are interested in acquiring the shooting guard from Cleveland. The Cavaliers are actively trying to land Kevin Love...
Via Around the Arc
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Legends of Summer…76ers Style

Long before the NBA’s marketing juggernaut placed it’s time, money and television network fully behind the Orlando Pro Summer League and the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, the only time a hoop head like me got to watch his favorite pro ballers in the off-season was on the rare occasion where one of them would drop in for a run at the local summer Pro Am.   Back in the day...
Via Philadunkia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Is Sam Hinkie Lucky Or A Genius?

Philadelphia 76ers: Is Sam Hinkie Lucky Or A Genius? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. The man who runs the 76ers, Sam Hinkie is either lucky or a genius. There is no middle. Which one is he? Let me walk you through this, but I am leaning towards lucky and clueless. Yes he seems to be an excellent drafter, but was it luck? In the Michael Carter Williams draft, he...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBASL GM5: ‘Chip Dreams End

The double tank may be on for the 76ers, but the team’s bid to be crowned double summer league champs came to an end last night after a slow start to the 4th quarter produced 79–68 loss to the Chicago Bulls. The Summer Sixers were led by Jordan McRae who scored 25 points on 7 of 8 shooting and 10 – 10 from the charity stripe. Nerlens Noel posted 14 points on 5-13 shooting...
Via Philadunkia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Injury Update: Joel Embiid's surgeon optimistic about center's future

The Philadelphia 76ers went into the off season with more questions than answers following a dismal 19-win season, which included a 26-game losing streak. The Sixers have had solid play in the summer league from Nerlens Noel. The hope is that Noel, along with Michael Carter-Williams and this year's first round draft pick Joel Embiid, that the Sixers have something to build upon...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBASL GM4: Crush and Advance

Despite not having Nerlens Noel, K.J. McDaniels and Jordan McRae — all out with ankle sprains — the Summer Sixers posted a  85-63 win over the Los Angeles Lakers last night to advance in the elimination round of play at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. After a stalemate first quarter (20-20l), Casper Ware and the 76ers summer reserves opened the 2nd qurter with a 16-0...
Via Philadunkia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid humorously hollers at Kim Kardashian on Twitter

Joel Embiid's Kim Kardashian Twitter holler is the best Kanye West diss.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid Somehow Has No Idea Who Kim Kardashian Is, Tries To Hit On Her Via Twitter

Joel Embiid has yet to play in the NBA but we’re already starting to fall in love with his social media game. First, he tried to recruit LeBron James to join him on the Philadelphia 76ers then, when that didn’t work, he posted a flurry of hilarious tweets regarding James’ decision to return to Cleveland. This week might have given us our finest Embiid social media moment yet...
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid wins ROY on Twitter

Joel Embiid might not suit up for the 76ers this season as he recovers from surgery to repair the navicular bone in his right foot, but for now fans of the team and player have been thoroughly entertained by his Twitter presence in this past month. First, Embiid did his best to try and lure LeBron James to Philly, now Embiid has taken to Twitter to try and lure Kanye West’s wife...
Via Philadunkia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid Surgeon: A Return This Year is Possible

photo credit: /Robin Craft/ Flickr.com via Photopin.com NBA- The surgeon who performed surgery on Philadelphia 76ers rookie (C) Joel Embiid said on Wednesday that it’s a possibility that Embiid may still be able to play in the 2014-2015 season. The surgeon, who name is Dr. Richard Ferkel, told reporters “It’s certainly possible that he could come back this season,” Dr. Richard...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NBASL GM5: JV Team Takes A Loss

The 76ers brass decided last night to sit Nerlens Noel and with K.J. McDaniels  out because of injury (left ankle sprain), the Summer Sixers reserves got their chance to shine last night.  Unfortunately those members on the roster shot a combined 36% from three and allowed Suns 1st round pick TJ Warren  to post a double-double (28 points and 11 rebs) in a  97-88 Suns Phoenix...
Via Philadunkia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers fan gets ’2015 NBA Champs’ tattoo on his ass (photo)

A Philadelphia 76ers fan, apparently undeterred by the fact the team suffered through a colossally miserable season during the 2013-14 NBA regular season campaign, staggering to a horrible 19-63 record — the second-worst record in the league — went out and put his money where his, uh, butt is by getting a “2015 National Champs” […] The post Philadelphia 76ers fan gets ’2015...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel And The 10 Best Players At The Orlando Summer League

Nerlens Noel and the 10 Best Players at the Orlando Summer League By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content @ Hoopstuff… I understand why the summer league doesn’t get a ton of media attention. It’s mostly rookies and second year players trying to impress general managers to find their way in the league or work on a specific aspect of their game that is needed to become a...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The OPSL in Review

“Tyler, you always get to the airport 2 hours before your flight…ALWAYS.” That’s the wise words of my old man for you. With the Orlando Pro Summer league ending and my journey back home beginning I have a lot of time to think about each Sixer individually and how they preformed this past week. Nothing is certain in professional sports, especially the guys that are playing...
Via Philadunkia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

OPSL GM5: We Are the Champions

The 76ers have brought a championship back to the City of Brotherly Love! While it might only be the Orlando Pro Summer League championship the Sixers have continued to showcase their young talent and win all week long. The Sixers played in the OPSL championship game this afternoon against another strong contender down here, the Memphis Grizzlies. Coming into this game the Sixers...
Via Philadunkia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

OPSL GM4: 3 Game Winning Streak

There’s no hiding that the 76ers are playing some of the best basketball down here at the Orlando Pro Summer League.  The team won its third game in a row tonight against a big and physical Brooklyn Nets team.  The final count had the Sixers on top 92-86 in a game that went down to the wire. The Sixers offensively have been on a tear lately and the main culprit has been Sixers...
Via Philadunkia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

OPSL GM3: Two Wins in a Row

With Nerlens Noel back in the line-up last night for the 76er’s the boys from Philadelphia were able to get another win against a struggling Houston team.  The Sixers beat down on the Rockets for the majority of the game winning 92-71. Noel played again last night after getting a rest for Game 2 on Sunday.  Noel played an average game at best only scoring 8 points. At times...
Via Philadunkia
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Summer League Recap: Sixers vs. Rockets

Could you think of any other team who needs a strong performance from its youngsters in this summers NBA Pro league than The Philadelphia 76ers?  Not only do they have a large investment in Former Kentucky Star Nerlens Noel, but they also have 2 potential stand outs in Casper Ware and Hollis Thompson. All 3 of these young men will see a good amount of minutes this summer and it’s...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers win 2K title

The 76ers may be a couple years away from truly competing for a title, but thanks to NBA 2K14, I didn't have to wait to celebrate with the Sixers.On Monday evening, I completed a virtual season with the Sixers that ended with them taking home the NBA title.The 76ers, led by Finals MVP Michael Carter-Williams, took down the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 6-game series.While I kept...
Via Around the Arc
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten's Lethal Crossover Leaves Defender in the Dust

Tony Wroten of the Philadelphia 76ers broke off this nasty crossover in a Seattle Pro-Am game over the weekend. Wroten uses what is known as a "Shammgod" crossover, a move
Via Stack
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Impact of Nerlens Noel

For Philadunkia nation, the Orlando Pro Summer League is worth watching for many reasons.  We get the chance to see our 2014 high 2nd round draft picks take the floor.  We get to see Travis Bader, the 3-point specialist, fight for a spot on the team.  Fans also get to see the emergence of high-flying, St. Joe’s product Ronald Roberts, Jr. making highlight reel plays. All of...
Via Philadunkia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Tony Wroten Destroys Defender With Sick Crossover At Pro Am (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten dropped 53 points at the Seattle Pro Am over the weekend and no bucket was sicker than this nasty Shamgod crossover.   h/t BallIsLife
Via Thacover2
17 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Tony Wroten Destroys Defender With Sick Crossover (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten dropped 53 points at the Seattle Pro Am over the weekend and no bucket was sicker than this nasty Shamgod crossover.   h/t BallIsLife
Via BlackSportsOnline
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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