Philadelphia 76ers-Oklahoma City Thunder Predictions

The Philadelphia 76ers open up the season at home against a superstar in Russell Westbrook. The Philadelphia 76ers will get to show off their long-awaited rookies in Joel Embiid and Dario Saric against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Both teams go into the Wednesday night with the start of a new era. Sixers with Embiid, the […] Philadelphia 76ers-Oklahoma City Thunder Predictions -...
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In the case of Ben Simmons, Sixers will have to trust the process one last time

Ben Simmons injury will require some process trusting for just a couple more months. When the Philadelphia 76ers earned the opportunity to select LSU forward Ben Simmons with the top overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, it seemed like their biggest problems were behind them. After three years of fishing through the top of the draft in hopes of finding that franchise altering superstar...
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Philadelphia 76ers Preview: 5 Things to Look For in Opener

The Philadelphia 76ers will open their regular season schedule at home against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 8:00pm Wednesday night’s contest against the Oklahoma City Thunder marks exactly 196 days since the Philadelphia 76ers played their last regular-season game, and since then, there’s been a lot of changes surrounding the South Philly […] Philadelphia...
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Sixers Roundtable: 2016-17 Preseason Predictions

The staff of The Sixer Sense got together to discuss the upcoming Philadelphia 76ersregular season and what to expect from the interesting roster. Here at The Sixer Sense, obviously one common thing is important — the Philadelphia 76ers. But one thing we pride ourselves on is having a large staff of people with different opinions, […] Sixers Roundtable: 2016-17 Preseason Predictions...
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9 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers: Gerald Henderson is the Veteran Presence Now

With Elton Brand now off of the roster, the Philadelphia 76ers will look to guard Gerald Henderson to be their veteran presence moving forward. When Elton Brand announced his retirement from the NBA was coming at the conclusion of the preseason this season, the Philadelphia 76ers lost a great man on their roster. Brand was […] Philadelphia 76ers: Gerald Henderson is the Veteran...
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1 day ago

Philadelphia 76ers Trade Leverage Continuously Decreasing

With every passing day, the window for the Philadelphia 76ers to move a big man for good value feels like it’s rapidly closing. The Philadelphia 76ers‘ biggest dilemma isn’t in the form of accumulating assets anymore. The asset collection tour Sam Hinkie’s regime has given the team a gifted curse. While the team is loaded […] Philadelphia 76ers Trade Leverage Continuously...
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Best foot forward: 76ers' Embiid set for long-awaited debut

PHILADELPHIA (AP) With a dunk contest, half court shots and ''Juju on that Beat '' dancing contest finished, Joel Embiid turned back toward Philadelphia 76ers fans at an open practice. Instead of scurrying off to the locker room, Embiid stuck around for selfies with fans sitting on all sides of the court, stretching mobiles high over his 7-foot-2 frame to squeeze as many fans...
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Jerryd Bayless to Miss First Month of Season with Wrist Injury

Bad news for the Sixers starting point guard. Nothing goes hand-in-hand like the 76ers and injury news. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported today that point guard Jerryd Bayless will miss the first month of the regular season with an injury to his left wrist: Sources: Sixers' Jerryd Bayless likely to miss month with wrist injury: https://t.co/VUHPc9yB7u— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN...
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Philadelphia 76ers Sign Former Temple University Star Dionte Christmas

Christmas came early in Philly, as the Philadelphia 76ers give a hometown hero a chance at redemption. The Philadelphia 76ers are in need for a guard. The trade talks for Tyus Jones have exemplified that rhetoric. Bolstering guard depth has been an issue the past three years, and with fringe NBA players like Brandon Paul […] Philadelphia 76ers Sign Former Temple University Star...
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2 days ago

Wolves reportedly want to deal Tyus Jones; Sixers could be interested

Tyus Jones looks like an expendable piece on the Minnesota Timberwolves roster, and an Eastern Conference counterpart could stand to benefit. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Saturday, the Wolves remain engaged in trade talks on Jones. The Philadelphia 76ers are also mentioned as one specific team Minnesota has been talking with. Minnesota still...
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Joel Embiid is a Legend in the Making

 The Cameroonian rookie melds Ralph Sampson’s shooting touch with Hakeem Olajuwon’s footwork and Shaq’s sense of humor. It was merely a month ago that The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor provided a detailed look at Joel Embiid before his first preseason NBA game. Now we’re about 100 hours away from his regular season debut. I’ve been comfortably seated on the Embiid train...
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Noel needs surgery, Brown more cautious on Simmons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia 76ers say forward Nerlens Noel will need surgery on his left knee, the latest in a long line of injuries for a team that is trying to turn things around. The Sixers announced Friday that Noel elected to have surgery after consulting with several specialists. Noel missed his entire rookie season while recovering from surgery on his left knee,...
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Nerlens Noel to undergo minor knee surgery

Nerlens Noel will once again have a season affected by injury. The Philadelphia 76ers announced on Friday that Noel will undergo minor surgery on his left knee after reporting soreness in it. Here’s what the Sixers said about Noel: During the normal course of evaluation and treatment for his left adductor strain, which was identified on October 6, Noel reported localized soreness...
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Brett Brown expects Ben Simmons back in January

Ben Simmons’ rookie year status is up in the air due to a Jones fracture in his right foot, but his coach seems confident that Simmons will be available for at least the latter half of the 2016-17 season. Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown said on Friday that he expects the No. 1 overall pick to be back in action come January, per Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Even with healthy Embiid, 76ers face another lousy season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Brett Brown sticks a depth chart on a sizable TV before every game that's patterned more like a traffic light than a simple in/out list scrawled on most NBA team chalkboards. Red. Can't go. Yellow. Can play, with minute restrictions. Green. Healthy, let `em rip. Joel Embiid has been stuck at the red light for two years in Tankadelphia at the corner of The...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s next? The Philadelphia 76ers' 'Process' lives on

It’s easy to say that No. 1 pick Ben Simmons is the most interesting player on the Sixers. Labeled as the best prospect since LeBron James, Simmons is a beacon of hope. He illuminates as the last piece of former General Manager Sam Hinkie’s wonderful process — THE Process. This same process had the Sixers, tank-, um, graciously enduring losing seasons while the highly drafted...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from the Philadelphia 76ers first preseason game

The Philadelphia 76ers played their first preseason game last night against the Boston Celtics, and they somehow managed to come back from a deficit and hold on to a victory. The victory showed us a few things about the Sixers, who look like a better team this year. Rookie debuts Joel Embiid and Dario Saric are two rookies that showed their potential last night. Saric showed how...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Déjà Vu, What’s New?

Déjà Vu is the feeling of having already experienced the present situation, and Sixers fans are growing sick of it. “Ben Simmons has surgery on broken right foot” Where have we seen this headline before? “Joel Embiid to miss season after second surgery on right foot” Come again? “Joel Embiid has screws inserted into foot for surgery” And? “Nerlens Noel to miss...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

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