76ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Philadelphia 76ers: Rookie Center Joel Embiid’s Best Yet To Come

The play of Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid has been turning heads all over the NBA. But he’s just getting started folks. His real value shows when the team plays in post season The Philadelphia 76ers are happy. The fans of the Philadelphia 76ers are happy. Even the NBA entrenched executives are happy. The Philadelphia […] Philadelphia 76ers: Rookie Center Joel Embiid...
Via The Sixer Sense
8 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Merchandise And Jersey Sales Rising

Apparently the latest excitement around the Philadelphia 76ers has reached not only to the city of Philadelphia, but also across the nation. In the past seven days, the Philadelphia 76ers are the 4th best selling in merchandise sales among all NBA teams. That’s hard to believe for a team that had the worst record last […] Philadelphia 76ers Merchandise And Jersey Sales Rising...
Via The Sixer Sense
10 hours ago

WATCH: Brett Brown | Practice (1.17.17)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following their practice in Camden, NJ.
Via YouTube
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Planning on Trading Jahlil Okafor is the Safest Route

The Philadelphia 76ers need to trade a big man, but planning on trading Jahlil Okafor not only saves them time, but gives Joel Embiid the best partner. The Philadelphia 76ers need to trade a big man at some point, that much has been made clear by just about everyone. With that said, who needs to […] Planning on Trading Jahlil Okafor is the Safest Route - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer...
Via The Sixer Sense
12 hours ago

The Philadelphia 76ers are off to a hot start in 2017

The 2017 Philadelphia 76ers look like a totally different team compared to 2016 Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers have now won six of their last eight games. Just last night they beat the Toronto Raptors, the second best team in the Eastern Conference. Their record is now 14-26, and clinching eighth seed in the Eastern Conference doesn’t seem like such a far-fetched idea anymore...
Via isportsweb.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Simmons Could Return Right After the All-Star Break, Or Not

For a long time, I’ve been placing Ben Simmons’ on-court debut right after the All-Star Break. Chris Haynes of ESPN is now reporting that my guess was probably right… or wrong: Philadelphia 76ers rookie forward Ben Simmons could make his much-anticipated NBA debut shortly after the All-Star break, league sources told ESPN. Barring a setback in his recovery, sources say the...
Via Crossing Broad
12 hours ago

Embiid scores 26, 76ers beat Raptors 94-89

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Joel Embiid scored 26 points, Ersan Ilyasova added 18 and the resurgent Philadelphia 76ers beat the Toronto Raptors 94-89 on Wednesday night for their seventh win in nine games. Embiid, who was questionable because of the flu, surpassed 20 points in fewer than 30 minutes in his 10th straight game. With Embiid leading the way, the Sixers are no longer the NBA...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Simmons could make NBA debut after All-Star break

Ben Simmons may be ready to make his NBA debut in a few months. The same day that Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown shut down a rumor suggesting Simmons would make his debut on Jan. 27, a new report says the No. 1 overall pick could make his debut shortly after the All-Star break. ESPN’s Chris Haynes says Simmons has fully recovered from the broken foot he suffered in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sixers to consider run at Jrue Holiday this summer

Could the Philadelphia 76ers be throwing it back to the pre-Process days? According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Wednesday, the Sixers “will take a hard look” at New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday this summer in free agency. The 26-year-old Holiday, who is averaging 13.9 points and 7.1 assists per game this season, played the first four seasons of his NBA...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid’s minute limit will be enforced for rest of season

The Philadelphia 76ers made it clear there are no immediate plans to lift the minutes limit set for Joel Embiid. Further, the plan going forward is to keep that limit enforced for the balance of the season, despite the center making significant progress in his on-court development and recovery from seasons-robbing injuries. Embiid, after averaging around 23 minutes per game at the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Embiid sparks 76ers to 1st 3-game win streak in 3 years

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Joel Embiid scored 24 points, blocked three shots and led the Philadelphia 76ers to their third straight victory, 102-93 over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. The Sixers are on their first three-game winning streak since they won four straight from Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014. Led by Embiid, the Sixers have won five of six games overall and are no longer...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid gets down with Sixers Dancers after win over Knicks

Joel Embiid not only is quickly becoming one of the NBA’s biggest young stars, he just might be one of the most charismatic as well. The Philadelphia 76ers center let it all hang out while celebrating Wednesday’s 98-97 victory over the New York Knicks by busting a move alongside the team’s Sixers Dancers. #NBAVote Joel Embiid pic.twitter.com/bNzIpcAub7 — Christian...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

TJ McConnell beats Knicks on buzzer-beater

With the New York Knicks leading the Philadelphia 76ers 97-96 in the final seconds, Knicks second-year phenom Kristaps Porzingis got a wide-open three to put the game out of reach… and airballed. The Sixers got the rebound, sprinted down the court, and got the ball to point guard T.J. McConnell on the baseline. McConnell put a spin move on Carmelo Anthony and nailed a game-winning...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers use Joel Embiid's love of Shirley Temples in All-Star blitz

Joel Embiid’s fondness for Shirley Temples has been well-documented. The Philadelphia 76ers are cleverly using his love of the kiddie cocktail to help get their talented young center an All-Star nod. The Sixers are sending ingredients for Shirley Temples to media members who take part in the All-Star voting process. A recipe with instructions on how to mix up the drink is also...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


76ers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

QUIZ: Name the owners of these 50 famous NFL nicknames

NFC & AFC Championship preview: We love scoring

Roger Goodell is a coward, but then we knew that

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

TailGreater: Picking the conference champions by their signature cocktails

The 'What's a Romo worth these days anyway?' quiz

Clarification Please: Why college basketball needs to ditch the possession arrow

QUIZ: Name every NCAA men's and women's basketball team with perfect regular seasons

NBA hotline bling: Derrick Rose gets disconnected

Melo out: How the Knicks can move on from their superstar

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker