Musings on the Sixers' future
I WAS IN the airport the other day when a guy approached me to talk about the 76ers.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
NBA Execs Are Having Good Laugh at Idea of League Tanking Problem
There's no way around that truth, unless you want to semantically argue the subtle difference between rebuilding and actual tanking.
Fear the Sword
Bring on the 3 Point Show of Hawes, CJ, Dion, Kyrie
Hawes 3P% of 54% is fascinating . He has steadily progressed his 3 point game since 2008.
Adam Silver Reiterates That There Is No NBA Tanking on His Watch
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver attempted to both clearly define and flatly deny the existence of tanking during a speech he made I think it's important to clarity what we all mean by tanking.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Ever-losing Sixers will attract gawkers soon
Nobody wants to talk about the 76ers and only the most devoted and perhaps demented of fans still want to watch them.
2013-14 Sixers set worst mark in franchise history
This is a debatable topic that keeps coming up for me every time I sit down to watch the Sixers take the floor in nights like last night when they are playing the New York Knicks.
Silver: I Don't See Tanking to Improve Draft Spot
That's what the league's new boss said Wednesday when asked whether the NBA needed to do more to discourage teams from pinning their hopes on the draft lottery.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Philadelphia 76ers: How tanking is hurting the NBA
Before the start of the NBA season, the Philadelphia 76ers basically told the entire league that they were throwing away this season in hopes of becoming better in the future.
76ers film review: How Brett Brown utilizes timeouts
Considering that the Sixers are basically fielding a D-League team for the season's stretch run, it's pretty difficult to extract anything meaningful from Brett Brown's coaching performance.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Philadelphia 76ers have mastered tanking
There is no secret to the 76ers' strategy this season. They went winless in February and are still looking for a win in March.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Will The Sixers Go 0-36 to End the Season?
Aw, weren't things so nice in early November? There was no snow on the ground - and the Sixers were 3-0! Of course, since starting 3-0 the Sixers have lost 46 games with only 12 wins.
The Sixer Sense
Henry Sims making the most of his minutes
Feb 24, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Henry Sims during the first quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Wells Fargo Center.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
NBA Draft 2014: The Simple Solution to End Tanking Forever
Tanking has taken an unprecedented place in the 2013-14 NBA regular season narrativenever has the subject of not trying to win, and essentially trying to lose, been discussed with such vigor among casual fans.
The Big Lead
Philadelphia 76ers Threatening NBA's Longest Losing Streak Ever...
The 76ers don't have the worst record in the NBA, but they have lost 15 games in a row, and have the worst scoring margin in the league .
The Sixers: Who Are These Guys?
JANUARY 4: Michael Carter-Williams #1 and Brett Brown of the Philadelphia 76ers talk during the game against the Portland Trail Blazers on January 4, 2014 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon.
The China Post
With 14 straight losses, 76ers freefalling toward worst record in the NBA
The packed house roared when Allen Iverson celebrated his No. 3 being retired, chanted "MVP!" when he thanked the fans, and yelled for basketball greats Julius Erving and Moses Malone.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
76ers forward Thaddeus Young.
Aside from their decision in June's NBA draft, perhaps the biggest question surrounding the 76ers is: What will they do with Thaddeus Young? Will the team keep the seven-year veteran to provide leadership on a rebuilding team? Or will the Sixers try to package him with one of their newly acquired second-round picks in an offseason trade? Those are ... (more)
Links to the Present: The Jimmer Hawes Edition
The Jimmer Fredette saga never had a chance to start in Cleveland, but the Spencer Hawes saga has more than made up for that.
76ers' plan to tank is a slam dunk, Dr. J says
Before his first game as a 76er, during the player introductions, Julius Erving received a package.