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GM29: Rapid (Brick City) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 71 FinalRecap | Box Score 88 Utah Jazz JaKarr Sampson, PF 21 MIN | 1-3 FG | 0-2 FT | 2 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 2 PTS | -17Two points on one thunderous dunk is not enough from your starting PF. Nerlens Noel, PF 32 MIN | 2-5 FG | 1-1 FT | 10 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 5 PTS | -14A solid game overall, but I would like to see Noel be...
Via Philadunkia
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sixers KJ McDaniels Destroys Dante Exum Layup Attempt (Video)

Young NBA rookie from Australia, meet grown man NBA rookie from Clemson. Dante Exum received his first introduction to 76ers rookie KJ McDaniels, and Exum didn’t fare well. McDanels destroyed this Exum layup attempt after chasing down the play.
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

76ers-Jazz Preview

It didn't take long for the Philadelphia 76ers to fall back into the loss column, and their upcoming schedule could have them again piling up defeats. The 76ers will try to bounce back from another tough loss by beating the Utah Jazz on the road for the first time in almost 10 years Saturday night. While it owns the worst record in the NBA, Philadelphia (4-24) showed signs of life...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Andrei Kirilenko Is Refusing To Play For Philadelphia 76ers

Yahoo reports that newly acquired Andrei Kirilenko is refusing to play for the Philadelphia 76ers. Kirilenko is currently staying in New York because of a family issue but is wanting the alleged tanking 76ers to either waive or buy him out so he can become a free agent. Philadelphia GM Sam Hinkie reportedly told Kirilenko that he has no plans to buy him out and wants him to get...
Via Basketball Bicker
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sixers want Andrei Kirilenko to report to team

Since being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers from the Brooklyn Nets, Andrei Kirilenko has not shown up to play or practice. Before the trade, Kirilenko was inactive on the Nets roster and hasn’t played in a game since November 13. Now, there are many reasons why he has not shown up to play for the Sixers and even the Nets. One of the reasons, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of...
Via Total Sports Live
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Ronny Turiaf- Alexey Shved Trade Grade

(November 22, 2014 – Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Houston Rockets Get: Corey Brewer, Alexey Shved (Waived Francisco Garcia) Minnesota Timberwolves Get: Troy Daniels, 2nd Round Pick, 2nd Round Pick (via SAC) Philadelphia 76ers: Ronny Turiaf, 2nd Round Pick Philadelphia continues to boggle our minds, as they...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Want Andrei Kirilenko To Report

The Philadelphia 76ers want Andrei Kirilenko to report to the team and begin playing. Kirilenko and his representatives are resisting the Sixers' overtures, preferring the organization waive Kirilenko and let him become a free agent, sources said. The 76ers want to establish the value of Kirilenko for a potential deadline trade or to let him reclaim his value for free agency. Kirilenko...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dario Saric Update

With the 12th pick in the 2014 NBA draft the Sixers picked Croatian native Dario Saric. With his current contract situation Saric will continue to play for Anadolu Efes of Istanbul, Turkey for possibly as long as two years while his NBA rights are assigned to the 76ers. As we all know, Saric has been making some big news over in the Euro League as Saric (20 yrs. Old) won the Euroleague’s...
Via Philadunkia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

KJ McDaniels’ Mom Goes to Games to Boo His Sixers Teammates (Photos)

KJ McDaniel’s is a beast, but he’s going to have to calm his mom down. The Philadelphia 76ers were in Orlando on Sunday night to take on the Magic, and according to Jordan Eichenblatt, McDaniels mom became that rec league mom that boos everything not involving her son. A 76ers family member across from me. She keeps booing the 76ers and yelling "pass the ball to my son" sparkly...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA commissioner Adam Silver on 76ers: “No team is trying to tank”

NBA commissioner Adam Silver responded to claims that the Philadelphia 76ers (2-23) are actually trying to throw their games. “I absolutely don’t think any team is trying to lose,” Silver told ESPN’s Andy Katz. “No player is going out there to lose.” 
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Brewer Trade Has Been Completed; Rockets Acquire Alexey Shved As Well

  The Corey Brewer trade has finally been completed, with the Philadelphia 76ers getting in the mix and becoming the third team. The initial trade sending Troy Daniels, and two future second-round picks to the Wolves for Brewer and Ronny Turiaf, now sees Turiaf being sent to the Sixers for Alexey Shved. The Rockets also send an extra second round pick to the Sixers in the deal....
Via Rockets Social
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ronald Roberts Jr.'s impressive warm-up slam dunk (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers power forward Ronald Roberts Jr. broke out an incredible warm-up slam dunk prior to Friday night's game in Brooklyn. After throwing the alley oop to himself, he went behind his back and finished with a windmill jam.As of this writing, Roberts has yet to enter the game, but his dunk was most certainly deserving of a shot in this year's Slam Dunk Contest. Keep...
Via Holdout Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hold onto your butts! Nets-76ers come to terms on a blockbuster trade (they didn't, it's a minor trade)

Hey guys, are you sitting? Good. Do you have any kind of contraption that can fasten you in? You do? Great. Now, bind your knees together, and if you have a mouth piece readily available you're going to want to put it in as an extra safety precaution. Now that you've fully prepared yourself, the trade. The 76ers will also acquire a 2020 second round pick, along with the right to...
Via Celtics Life
17 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Injury Update: Tony Wroten is expected to be in the lineup for Wednesday's game

After starting the season losing their first 17 games, the Philadelphia 76ers have played better, winning two of their last three. Heading into Wednesday's game against the Atlanta Hawks, the 76ers are expecting to get an additional boost with the return of Tony Wroten to the lineup. Wroten has missed the previous five games with an ankle injury.According to our official Twitter...
Via NBA Injury News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Injury Update: Tony Wroten could make his return Wednesday

The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Detroit Pistons on Saturday by the score of 108-101. Michael Carter-Williams lead the 76ers with 20 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds in the win. Although just 2-18 on the season, the 76ers have won two of their last three games and have been playing much better basketball of late. On the injury front, guard Tony Wroten could return Wednesday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers management has tanked on the fans

Thank goodness that’s over. After defeating the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves, last night, the Philadelphia 76ers are now riding their longest winning streak of the season. They’re playing the best basketball they’ve played in weeks. Things haven’t looked this great in Philly since Joel Embiid slipped to the third pick in the 2014 NBA draft. And, yeah, they’re 1-17. But...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Graphic Uses Photo Of Rajon Rondo Instead Of Michael Carter-Williams

Someone on the Philadelphia 76ers broadcast crew has wishful thinking. A television graphic during the Sixers game Monday showed the team’s starting five, and once you see it, you’ll immediately notice that something is very wrong. That's not MCW http://t.co/Vch9bEnwk6— Chris Itz (@Chris_Itz1) December 02, 2014 Yup, that’s a photo of Boston Celtics...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The 76ers' broadcast crew doesn't know who is on the team anymore

The above graphic appeared at the beginning of the 76ers-Spurs game Monday night. Can you spot the incorrect 76ers roster member? It shouldn’t take too long. Now look, I know the 76ers’ roster is comprised of many people nobody has ever heard of (and that probably includes the broadcast team), but everyone has heard of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Kentucky beat the 76ers?

Want to hear a fun stat? The Jacksonville Jaguars are currently scoring, on average, 14.6 points per game. The Philadelphia 76ers, the winless Philadelphia 76ers, are losing by an average of 16.5 points. That’s right; an NBA team exists that loses by more points than an NFL team even scores. Do you realize how impossible that is? In the last two full seasons, no team besides...
Via The Sports Post
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers fans can get free tickets with a box of Mac & Cheese

The Philadelphia 76ers, not surprisingly, are not drawing well so far this season. The team is 0-5 at home (0-11 overall) and are bringing in an average of 14,856 fans per game, bad enough for 28th in NBA attendance rankings, although the fact that nearly 15,000 fans each game speaks to the undying dedication of...Read More The post Philadelphia 76ers fans can get two free tickets...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixers are so awful Papa John's changes its promotion

Many NBA markets presumably have a similar promotional tie-in, as the Philadelphia 76ers do (or did), between Papa John’s and the basketball team. The standard deal is this: If the NBA team wins a game on a given night, all a fan has to do is punch in a coupon code into the pizza delivery...Read More The post Sixers are so awful Papa John’s had to change its pizza promotion...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixers testing fans' patience after Texas road trip

The Philadelphia 76ers are 0-10 to start the season following a Texas road trip that saw a 53-point loss, last-second heartbreaker and another blowout. Sam Hinkie's plan is testing fans' patience. The post The Texas Basketball Massacre: The Philadelphia 76ers Testing Fans’ Patience appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Stephen A. Smith threaten Sixers star?

It seems like every week some new controversy happens at ESPN.  Whether it’s another Bill Simmons feud, popular comedians accusing the network of stealing their work or one of their paid carnival barkers saying something regretful, it’s been a particularly stressful time for the network’s public relations department.  The week of November 17th is no exception. Once again...
Via Awful Announcing
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: A young Taylor Swift sings anthem at 76ers game

Raise your hand if thought that crossover music star Taylor Swift is from Nashville, Tenn. Well, to everyone with their hands raised — she’s not. Swift was born and raised in Wyomissing, Penn., and as a 12-year-old youngster, she sang the national anthem at a 2002 Philadelphia 76ers game at the former First Union Center, current Wells Fargo Center. Lucky for us, there’s...
Via NESN.com
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson: 'Practice' would be a problem if he coached

Don’t expect Allen Iverson’s successful career handling the basketball to transition into a career handling a clipboard. The former Philadelphia 76ers guard, who’s infamous practice rant went down as one of the best press conferences ever, has made it clear that he never wanted to become a head coach in the NBA. Things are probably better off this way, as he also confirmed...
Via NESN.com
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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