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76ers Injury Update: GM Sam Hinkie on rebuilding

The rebuilding process was further cemented when Thaddeus Young was traded to the Timberwolves for a first-round pick in 2015, along with Mbah a Moute and Alexey Shved As the rebuilding process continues for the 76ers, who won just 19 games last season, the team signed first round draft pick Joel Embiid. Michael Carter-Williams , Nerlens Noel and Embiid could be a solid foundation...
Via NBA Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Room For Improvement For New Sixer Alexey Shved

It turns out that the Philadelphia 76ers were involved in the trade that sent Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Just, Philadelphia’s participation didn’t look like what people thought it would. When the Love-Wiggins trade talks were preliminary rumors, it was believed that the Sixers would send veteran power forward [...
Via NBA Draft Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hinkie: Acquiring 1st Round Pick Was Key To Trade For 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers acquired a first round pick along with Luc Mbah a Moute and Alexey Shved in exchange for Thaddeus Young. The 76ers will likely receive the pick, which is originally belong to the Miami Heat, in 2015. "There were several components [that were enticing] and one is the first-round pick held by Miami," Hinkie said in a conference call yesterday. "...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid Will Be Co-MVP Of The NBA Alongside Rihanna According To Joel Embiid (In NBA 2K15)

The above picture is Joel Embiid’s Twitter profile image because he is awesome. It seems that Joel Embiid’s pursuit of Rihanna will not end in our reality. Joel is prepared to take his wooing of RiRi from Twitter to the virtual hardwood. Move over LeBron, it’s Rihanna’s turn to get the Embiid-recruiting treatment. The Sixers rookie, and Twitter phenom, recently came across...
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The 76ers' tanking could mean bonuses for all of their players

The 11 players currently on the Philadelphia 76ers are owed $24.25 million combined next season, or in clearer terms, about $1 million less than Amar’e Stoudemire will get from the New York Knicks. The team, which traded its most established player (Thaddeus Young) this weekend, is terrible, poised to challenge the 1972-73 Sixers for the worst record in NBA history. But the players...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Gm Wants Joel Embiid To Help Him Get Twitter Followers

Philadelphia 76ers Gm Sam Hinkie is not the most popular guy in town right now, and can could use a spike in his approval rating. Hinkie addressed the media Tuesday via conference call to discuss the organizations part in the trade that sent Thaddeus Young to the Timberwolves for another first-round pick. During the conversation Joel Embiid’s social media and Twitter popularity...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel’s Rookie of the Year odds are 6/1

Philadelphia 76ers big man Nerlens Noel sat out all of the 2013-14 season as he was recovering from an ACL injury that he suffered at Kentucky. Noel missed his entire rookie season and will now be a rookie this upcoming season. If the summer league was any indication of how good Noel can be then he could be Rookie of the Year. Unlike last year’s rookie class, this year’s class...
Via Total Sports Live
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: The Thaddeus Young Trade Grade

Philadelphia 76ers: The Thaddeus Young Trade Grade Nekias Duncan, Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… Asset(s) traded: F Thaddeus Young (to Minnesota) Asset(s) received: G Alexey Shved (from Minnesota), F Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (from Minnesota), 2015 1st round pick (from Cleveland via Miami) The Sixers were the third team that helped facilitate the Kevin Love trade that sent the star...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves expect to land 76ers’ Thaddeus Young

The Minnesota Timberwolves expect to acquire Philadelphia’s Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins when they complete their trade that sends Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers this weekend, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. According to Stein, the Wolves are already operating as if Young will be acquired from the Sixers as Love’s replacement.  Stein...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sixers to Trade Thad Young To Wolves For 1st-Round Pick

In the latest episode of ‘what is Sam Hinkie doing,’ the Philadelphia 76ers will acquire another first-round pick, guard Alexey Shved and forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute for Thaddeus Young. According to Dan Barreiro of KFAN 100.3 and Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press, it looks like the Sixers would get the Miami Heat‘s first round pick in 2015, guard Alexey...
Via Thacover2
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Bennett isn’t being traded to Philadelphia after all

As we await the final few days of the Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade saga, word coming out of Philadelphia is that Anthony Bennett isn’t being sent to the City of Brotherly Love after all. Just a reminder: if you keep reading Bennett is headed to Philly for Young in forthcoming trade…don't believe it. — Jerry Zgoda (@JerryZgoda) August 20, 2014 As Wiggins, this year’s...
Via Waiting For Next Year
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Deal for Amar’e Stoudemire Might Come at Trade Deadline

Amar’e Stoudemire has one year left on the max deal he signed with the New York Knicks in 2010, and is set to make $23-million. A handful of injuries have hindered his on court performance, but he’s still garnering some attention from other teams around the league. The Philadelphia 76ers have interest in acquiring the former All Star power forward, even if the deal has to wait...
Via Standing O Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: What Is The 76ers’ Biggest Weakness?

Philadelphia 76ers: What Is The 76ers’ Biggest Weakness? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… With a team that’s so young about to become even less experienced as they are likely to be part of the Kevin Love trade and should be trading Thaddeus Young for Anthony Bennett, they are just too inexperienced. They are 3-4 seasons from competing and that is their biggest...
Via HoopStuff
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Michael Carter Williams Will Become A Star Next Season

Philadelphia 76ers: Michael Carter Williams Will Become A Star Next Season By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Michael Carter Williams is the reigning Rookie of the Year, but in his 2nd season he will become an All Star caliber producer. Yes, the 76ers will be pathetic next season again, but that will only help the development of MCW. He averaged an incredible 16...
Via HoopStuff
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers will trade Thaddeus Young to Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly agreed on a trade involving All-Star forward Kevin Love.  According to Mark Perner of the Philadelphia Daily News, the Philadelphia 76ers will also be involved in the deal. The Timberwolves are trading Love to the Cavaliers in exchange for Anthony Bennett, the 2013 No. 1 pick, Andrew Wiggins, and a first-round pick...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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