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Philadelphia 76ers: Who Should Stay 76ers?

  (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Philadelphia 76ers have a young and porous roster and although I have made my opinion on the hilariously pathetic job that Sam Hinkie is doing, they have at least some talent on their roster. I still don’t know why they traded Michael Carter Williams and I probably won’t...
Via HoopStuff
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Waives JaVale McGee

According to ESPN.com and NBA.com, the Phiadelphia 76ers have waived recently acquired center JaVale McGee. Man, who saw that coming? McGee was let go from the 76ers before midnight March 1st, and once he clears waivers this week he will become a free agent. Since he was waived before March 2nd, McGee can appear in the playoffs this season with another team looking to add depth for...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Thomas Robinson Affair

Last week the 76ers officially announced they had acquired forward Thomas Robinson through a claim in the NBA’s waiver wire and confirmed for all of us what the internet had been reporting for nearly 12-hours prior to their release.  Robinson appeared in 32 games for the Blazers this season averaging 12 minutes per game and posting stats of 3.6 ppg. and 4.2 rpg.  In 172 career...
Via Philadunkia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers waive JaVale McGee

The Philadelphia 76ers have waived newly acquired center JaVale McGee, according to ESPN.com. The 76ers waived McGee before the midnight deadline to allow McGee to be eligible to appear in the playoffs this season with another team. According to USA TODAY Sports, McGee didn’t have to give back any of his salary owed ($11.2 million for this season, $12 million for next...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee Says He Still Wants To Remain a Sixer

In JaVale McGee’s defense, the 76ers are a capable of making a move at anytime — for reasons only known to Sam Hinkie. Amid reports from Sunday morning — that had McGee chasing a midnight buyout — the 76ers center told Keith Pompey that he wants to remain in Philly. However, according to a report, he had his representatives pursue teams interesting in signing him once he...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Discussing Buyout With JaVale McGee

It sounds like the Philadelphia 76ers have soured on JaVale McGee fast — days after McGee himself said he wanted to be a mentor. JaVale McGee's mentoring program in Philadelphia never really had a chance. Sixers reportedly discussing a buyout. — Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) March 1, 2015 ESPN’s Marc Stein provided more insights on McGee’s change of heart. Sources told...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

GM58: Rapid (Everybody Beats the Wiz) Reacts

Washington Wizards 81 FinalRecap | Box Score 89 Philadelphia 76ers Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 29 MIN | 4-9 FG | 0-4 FT | 8 REB | 4 AST | 2 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 10 PTS | +8 +/-A near double-double for Embiid’s babysitter, but he is still launching way to many threes for my tastes and I love the the three ball. Robert Covington, SF 26 MIN | 3-9 FG | 5-5 FT | 6 REB | 0...
Via Philadunkia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel has block party against Wizards (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel led the way during Friday night's 89-81 win over Washington with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Noel also had three blocks, including these two tremendous stuffs of Nene and Marcin Gortat:It's good to see the Sixers fans getting a good show for their money.H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel leads 76ers past Wizards, 89-81

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Nerlens Noel had 14 points and 13 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers' 89-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Robert Covington added 13 points and Jason Richardson had 12 to help Philadelphia snap a five-game winning streak and win for the first time since trading Michael Carter-Williams. John Wall scored 21 points on 7-of-26 shooting for Washington...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Skies To Destroy This Nene Jump Hook (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers big man Nerlens Noel continues to show elite potential on the defensive end — while regaining the explosiveness he had as a freshman at Kentucky. Wizards big man Nene went up for a quick hook before Noel rose up for an emphatic block — sending his shot into the seats. The 76ers led 47-42 at halftime with five points, eight rebounds and two blocks from Noel.
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Thomas Robinson Signing Grade

(Source: Steve Dykes/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… After being set on the free agency market following a hectic trade deadline, former 5th round pick, Thomas Robinson, was released of his duties as a Portland Trail Blazer and forced to search for a roster spot around in the league. As he came closer to clearing waivers, Robinson appeared...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Waived By Philadelphia 76ers, Returns To Russian Team

Andrei Kirilenko returns to Russia NBA All-Star Andrei Kirilenko has returned to Russia for the remainding 2014-15 season. As reported by NBA.com, the 34-year-old forward signed with CSKA Moscow in his native Russia after being waived by the Philadelphia 76ers. Andrei Kirilenko who was suspended by the Philadelphia 76ers in early January played his last game on Nov. 13 for...
Via Basketball Bicker
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: What to think about the trade deadline

Even if you’ve been living underneath a Patrick Star-esque rock for the past week, you probably still felt the aftershock resulting from the craziest NBA trade deadline in recent memory. Sam Hinkie and the Philadelphia 76ers were right in the thick of the madness, trading away both Michael Carter-Williams and K.J. McDaniels in separate deals, only moments before the 3 P.M. deadline...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nobody on the 76ers is safe, including Joel Embiid

After dealing Michael Carter-Williams to the Milwaukee Bucks last week, it appears no player on the Philadelphia 76ers’ roster is safe — including players who have Rookie of the Year trophies on their mantles. Still, it’s probably safe to assume that Joel Embiid wouldn’t be included in such talks, as the only thing more shameful Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko signs with CSKA Moscow after being cut by 76ers

  Former NBA All Star Andrei Kirilenko has signed for CSKA Moscow in his native Russia after being waived by the Philadelphia 76ers. Kirilenko last played on Nov. 13 for the Brooklyn Nets before being traded to the 76ers, who waived him after last week's trade deadline. He says in a statement that at 34, ''the time has come to think about ending my career at the professional level...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 76ers Guard Isaiah Canaan Hits the Buzzer Beater to Beat All Buzzer Beaters

Buzzer beaters are by nature pretty darn cool, but there will never be one better than the one that Philadelphia 76ers guard Isaiah Canaan made against the Miami Heat. Half court shots, full court shots--no way any other buzzer beater will be able to top this one. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers' Canaan hits amazing buzzer beater against Heat

The Philadelphia 76ers may be undertaking the most ambitious tanking job in NBA history but Isaiah Canaan must have not gotten the memo. At the end of the first half of Monday’s game against the Miami Heat, Canaan “caught” a tipped inbounds pass in the air and basically converted a touch-pass bank shot right as Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko to sign with Russian team

Andrei Kirilenko's NBA season is likely over, but that doesn't mean he's done playing basketball. From David Pick of Eurobasket.com: It wasn't that long ago when Kirilenko was a Brooklyn Net, playing in his last game for Lionel Hollins & Co. on Nov. 13 before leaving the team for personal reasons. That early-season contest against the Golden State Warriors was the last time Kirilenko...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid wishes Rihanna happy birthday with clever tweet

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is still lusting over Rihanna. Rihanna turned 27 today, and Embiid wished her happy birthday on Twitter. And the photo he included along with the tweet was perfect...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers fan hacks team’s Wikipedia page with Satan and Hitler references

76ers fans got so mad that they changed their Wikipedia to read that their president/GM is "satan" pic.twitter.com/e6D2Kt2PxW — Basketball Forever (@Bballforeverfb) February 20, 2015 The Sixers are rebuilding… again… and one fan is mad as hell and not going to take it anymore.  He or she took to the team’s Wikipedia page after trading away Michael Carter-Williams for...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: The omnipresent trade rumors surrounding Michael Carter-Williams

Ever since he won the Rookie of the Year Award, Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams has been the subject of countless trade rumors. According to ESPN’s Chad Ford, Carter-Williams has been a source of discord in the Sixers’ front office – one side believes he is the team’s point guard of the future, while the other thinks MCW is more valuable as a trade...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers trade rumors: Hinkie will take your salary dumps and second round picks, thank you

Unlike last year’s trade deadline, when they parted ways with Evan Turner, Spencer Hawes and Lavoy Allen (netting five second round picks, four players they’ve since cut and Henry Sims, all in the same day), the Philadelphia 76ers probably won’t be as eager to sell off their main contributors this time around. Most of their players are still on rookie deals and provide more...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers introduce new mascot, a fluffy blue dog named Franklin (pics/vids)

When an NBA team is mired in yet another dreadful losing season, perhaps one of the few things that can boost the spirits of its fan base — especially the wee ones — is to introduce a new mascot. At least that’s what the 12-41 Philadelphia 76ers are banking on with the official introduction on...Read More The post 76ers introduce new mascot, a fluffy blue dog named Franklin...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

JaKarr Sampson’s truck wrapped in foil for rookie hazing

JaKarr Sampson of the Sixers is in his first NBA season. On Thursday, he was the victim of the type of treatment often received by players during their rookie year. Sampson was walking through the parking garage only to find his truck wrapped in aluminum foil. As expected, hilarity ensued. Thankfully, teammate Robert Covington was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Sixers give 'Old man' Jason Richardson birthday diapers

Proving once again the NBA is a (very) young man’s league, Jason Richardson’s Philadelphia 76ers teammates had a bit of fun at his expense as he celebrated his birthday on Tuesday. Richardson was presented with some gag gifts courtesy of his youngish Sixers teammates to commemorate that he has advanced to the ripe old age...Read More The post ‘Old man’ Jason Richardson...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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