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Philadelphia 76ers: Worst Case Lottery Scenario

As the draft lottery looms, Philadelphia 76ers could wash out and end up without a top five draft pick. Luckily, talent is abundant in the 2017 Draft Class A Bad Bounce of the Lottery Balls Last year’s draft lottery proved to be a joyous occasion for the Philadelphia 76ers organization. But as any team in […] Philadelphia 76ers: Worst Case Lottery Scenario - The Sixer Sense ...
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3 hours ago

Sixers: Jahlil Okafor, It’s Time to Go

After being drafted 3rd overall in the 2015 NBA Draft, Philadelphia 76ers fans have been holding on to hope Jahlil Okafor can prove his worth in a Sixers uniform. It’s time to move on. Jahlil Okafor‘s time with the Sixers thus far has been about as strange of a first two year-period an NBA player […] Sixers: Jahlil Okafor, It’s Time to Go - Section 215 - Section 215 - A Philadelphia...
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3 hours ago

A Way Too Early Look at the 2017-18 Season

This may be looking too far ahead, but it’s hard not to think about the 2017-2018 season for the Philadelphia 76ers and the excitement it will bring. Even though the Philadelphia 76ers season just ended, and the first round of the playoffs is still in progress, let’s look ahead to next season. The 2016-2017 season was an […] A Way Too Early Look at the 2017-18 Season - The...
Via The Sixer Sense
5 hours ago

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Philadelphia 76ers

After nearly three seasons of radical rebuilding under Sam Hinkie, the Philadelphia 76ers started anew under Bryan Colangelo in the summer of 2016. Hinkie's ambitious plan of building through the draft started to produce real signs of improvement, while continuing to be set up well for the future. After another down season in 15-16, Philadelphia had the top pick in the 2016 NBA...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless Looking To Repay 76ers Investment

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23 hours ago

Is Furkan Korkmaz Ready to Make the Jump to the NBA?

An up-to-date scouting report on the 26th overall pick from 2016. As a real long-term core has begun to emerge in Philly, it’s become apparent that the Sixers have one unusual, cozy advantage going forward: wing depth. Robert Covington has cemented himself as a permanent starter with outrageous precision and focus on defense to complement his streaky shooting stroke. Timothé...
Via Liberty Ballers
1 day ago

Sixers Tinder: Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot is on the right track

Everything went according to plan for TLC in year one. In every draft class, there’s always a handful of international prospects who emerge out of the dark corners of the basketball scouting world, enticing bloggers and NBA personnel alike with their size and seemingly limitless potential. In 2015, Timothe Luwawu (minus the hyphen Cabarrot at the time) was one of those guys, a...
Via Liberty Ballers
1 day ago

Korkmaz Needs to Spend Another Year Overseas

Furkan Korkmaz may look like an interesting prospect to bring over for the Philadelphia 76ers this offseason, but he is better suited to stay overseas. A knockdown shooter who is 6-7 and can’t do much else. No, I am not talking about Hollis Thompson. Furkan Korkmaz was drafted 26th overall in the 2016 NBA Draft by the […] Korkmaz Needs to Spend Another Year Overseas - The Sixer...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 day ago

Sixers Tinder: Jahlil Okafor and Philadelphia have never been right for one another

The Jahlil Okafor era should be over. There is a toughness and a competitiveness and a demanding, non-negotiable stance that you can’t help but bring with you, it’s highly-influencing. I am a defensive coach, I see the game through defense. All coaches when it gets down—especially in big games—we’re all crying to find ways, ‘How do we score? How do we score?’ I get...
Via Liberty Ballers
3 days ago

Could the Philadelphia 76ers be a playoff team next season?

The NBA playoffs are underway, and the most exciting part of the NBA season has not been disappointing, as there have been many entertaining games. The Philadelphia 76ers did not manage to make it to the playoffs this season, but they are definitely a team that could potentially make the playoffs next season. The Philadelphia 76ers are an up-and-coming team with a lot of young...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown | Exit Interview (4.14.17)

Sixers Head Coach Brett Brown speaks with the media following the conclusion of the season.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tiago Splitter | Exit Interview (4.13.17)

Tiago Splitter speaks with the media following the conclusion of the season.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid trolls Dirk Nowitzki after Real Madrid's win

Joel Embiid, for some reason, is a Real Madrid fan. There never really was an explanation why, so we’re going to assume he just followed the herd and jumped on the bandwagon.Dirk Nowitzki is also a soccer fan, and roots for Bayern Munich, which makes sense, given that he’s German.And for some reason, with the two teams squaring off in a Champions League match on Tuesday, Embiid...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Joel Embiid is the NBA Rookie of the Year

There is a very important distinction we can make in how NBA awards are titled.The most important award is, obviously, Most Valuable Player. As much as the specific parameters of that award are up for debate, the name itself at least offers the guideline that we should be trying to find the player who is most valuable.Apply this to the Rookie of the Year award. A player who plays...
Via The Sports Post
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Timothe Luwawu-Cabbarot is a future starter for the Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have a great young group of players on their roster. Some of those players are still developing, but they could soon become serious role players for the team. One of those players is Timothe Luwawu-Cabbarot. Timothe Luwawu-Cabbarot wasn’t given many minutes in the beginning of the season. Maybe head coach Brett Brown decided Luwawu-Cabbarot wasn’t ready...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons confirms he has been cleared for basketball activities

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons confirmed on Thursday that he has been cleared to take a major step in his recovery from a fractured foot.Simmons, the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s draft, told reporters he is fully healed and ready to get back to basketball activities early next week.“Tuesday’s just getting back into a routine,” he said, per Matt Lombardo of NJ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid believes he deserves Rookie of the Year honors

Joel Embiid was poised to have a tremendously successful rookie campaign, but it ended in disappointment. Limited to 31 games before a meniscus tear in his left knee led to arthroscopic surgery, the Philadelphia 76ers budding star was playing remarkably well and deservedly heralded as the unquestioned front-runner to earn Rookie of the Year honors.Some have scoffed at the notion...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Simmons cleared for 5-on-5 work

There is finally some positive news about Ben Simmons’ recovery from a broken foot.Simmons was finally cleared for 5-on-5 work after receiving a clean scan on his foot Tuesday, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The No. 1 overall pick from last year is unlikely to play in the NBA Summer League this year unlike last year, per Windhorst. Sixers head coach Brett Brown said on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George and Gerald Henderson ejected for throwing elbows, PG13 goes off on refs (Video)

The Pacers’ 2016-17 campaign has been one of the most disappointing ones since the turn of the century, and it’s clear the team’s losing ways is taking a toll on the players, Paul George included. George, who was on the trading block for awhile, with the Celtics having inquired about him, has seemed a bit more frustrated on the court as the season has progressed. He’s lost...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George blasts officials after ejection

Paul George blasted the officials following the Pacers’ 120-111 win over the 76ers on Monday night, a game from which he was ejected.George got tangled with Philly’s Gerald Henderson with around five minutes left, resulting in double-technicals. A few minutes later, the two were ejected for a second incident in which Henderson caught George in the throat with an elbow. Henderson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers shut Jahlil Okafor down for the season

Playing out the string for the final two weeks of the regular season, the Philadelphia 76ers aren’t necessarily worried about wins and losses here. And while the brass in Philadelphia wouldn’t admit this publicly, losses are probably better for the team’s long-term viability.It’s in this that Philadelphia has shut down second-year big man Jahlil Okafor for the remainder...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown l Shootaround (3.31.17)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following a shootaround in Cleveland.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss
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