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Philadelphia 76ers vs. New Orleans Pelicans final score: Sixers grab first road win

Joel Embiid and Dario Saric powered the Sixers to their first road win of the year. Though their time guarding one another was brief, Joel Embiid vs. Anthony Davis was as good as advertised. Both big men showed off an impressive repertoire of moves, and it was The Process who won the war, with the Sixers earning a 99-88 victory. Embiid’s presence was felt most on the defensive...
Via Liberty Ballers
1 hour ago

76ers stem road losing streak in New Orleans, 99-88

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Ersan Ilyasova scored 23 points, Sergio Rodriguez added 16, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a franchise record-tying 23-game road losing streak, beating the reeling New Orleans Pelicans 99-88 on Thursday night. The Pelicans became the first team to lose at home to the Sixers since last season when Orlando fell to Philadelphia on Jan. 20. Joel Embiid had 14...
Via Associated Press
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Philadelphia 76ers Richaun Holmes: Dunkman Rises

Center Richaun Holmes has been quite effective for the Philadelphia 76ers, and deserves to be appreciated The Philadelphia 76ers got back Joel Embiid on December 8th when they battled the New Orleans Pelicans and “The Brow”, Anthony Davis. But as the fair city of Philadelphia turns to the hero that it needs, “The Process”, I […] Philadelphia 76ers Richaun Holmes: Dunkman...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 hour ago

Have Philadelphia 76ers Bubble Players Turned The Corner?

Nik Stauskas and Hollis Thompson were at risk of not making the team, but the pair of Philadelphia 76ers teammates are showing signs of life and turning the corner towards a better NBA player. At times… In the off-season, there was a good debate over which players might survive to make the roster for this […] Have Philadelphia 76ers Bubble Players Turned The Corner? - The Sixer...
Via The Sixer Sense
8 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Furkan Korkmaz: Dario Saric 2.0

In the 2016 NBA draft, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Ben Simmons with the No. 1 overall pick. They selected international players Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot and Furkan Korkmaz with the 24th and 26th picks, respectively. You’ve heard about the Philadelphia 76ers No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons and athletically gifted role player Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot. You’ve probably heard about...
Via The Sixer Sense
12 hours ago

WATCH: Brett Brown | Pregame (12.6.16)

Brett Brown speaks to the media prior to their game against the Memphis Grizzlies.
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WATCH: Ersan Ilyasova | Postgame (12.6.16)

Ersan Ilyasova speaks to the media following a 96-91 loss against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Announce Elton Brand as Player Development Consultant

Some people you just can’t quit. For what seems to be the 42nd time in the last decade, the 76ers have once again employed the services of Elton Brand. The team announced Tuesday morning that Brand will be hired as Player Development Consultant. This job, per the Sixers, entails being “heavily involved in assisting the players in every facet of their on- and off-court development...
Via Liberty Ballers
2 days ago

76ers celebrate 50th anniversary of NBA's great champions

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia 76ers may as well have won the NBA championship when they dethroned the Boston Celtics in the east. The delirious Sixers fans stormed the court and swarmed Wilt Chamberlain. One fan even hung on a rim as the players hustled past outstretched arms to the locker room. The Sixers popped champagne against the backdrop of a fan-made ''1967 NBA champions...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Brown plans to play Ben Simmons at point guard

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown gave an update on the injury status of Ben Simmons Friday, telling reporters that the No. 1 overall pick is “doing great” after undergoing surgery on a broken bone in his right foot almost two months ago. While there is no timetable yet for his return, Brown is already planning on how to use the 76ers' prized rookie. “My intention is to...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid gets playing time limit increased

Here’s some good news for everybody who’s got a fever and the only prescription is more "Process." The Philadelphia 76ers announced that center Joel Embiid’s playing time limit has been increased to 28 minutes a game. Pre-game update:•Joel Embiid playing time limit increased to 28 minutes, starting tonight vs. Sacramento. — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) November 30...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Brown enjoys Sixers fans’ ‘Trust the process’ chant

Philadelphia 76ers fans have, at least to a certain extent, embraced the infamous “process.” Coach Brett Brown is fine with that. Fans have recently taken to chanting “Trust the process” when Joel Embiid shoots free throws, and Brown is all for it. “I do [like it],” Brown said Sunday, via Dave McMenamin of ESPN. “I do. You know, I think we need something like that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers are still bad, but they’re not unwatchable anymore... they’re actually sort of fun

The Philadelphia 76ers still aren’t very good. But, for the first time since Sam Hinkie unleashed his controversial, franchise-altering #process three seasons ago, fans are getting a glimpse of future returns on his unique asset management. Facing Cleveland at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, the 76ers competently challenged LeBron and the Cavaliers, despite losing 112-108....
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

R&B singer returning to sing anthem for 76ers after apology

R&B singer Sevyn Streeter is planning to return to the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia next month to sing the national anthem after the 76ers apologized to her. Streeter, who was pulled from her performance in October at the last second because she was wearing a shirt with “We Matter” written across the front, told TMZ this week that she is looking forward to working...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joel Embiid kicks chair after being told he’s out of game

76ers center Joel Embiid is all about trusting “the process,” but he wasn’t too happy about his minutes restriction during Wednesday night’s game against the Grizzlies. The Sixers have been trying to ease Embiid back into the lineup, limiting him to 24 minutes per game. When he logged 27 on Wednesday, his night was over. The game was close throughout and ended up going to...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia 76ers are finally improving

The Philadelphia 76ers look like a better team. The 76ers are playing better basketball, they are working hard to improve, and all the young players are doing their best to carry this team. There are times where experience is needed, and there are also times where the team can’t finish out close games with wins, but they have improved overall. One of the main reasons this team...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid files to trademark ‘The Process’ to sell Shirley Temples?

Much has been made of Joel Embiid’s decision to embrace former Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie’s much maligned and mocked “Trust the Process” mantra by giving himself “The Process” as a nickname. The NBA Store already is getting in on all “The Process” action. https://t.co/hucCBQzOte pic.twitter.com/zpsQjyQFpD — NBA Store (@NBASTORE) November...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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