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1 hr ago | The Sixer Sense

76ers Guard Tony Wroten Wants Throwback Jerseys

Sep 27, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers point guard Tony Wroten during a media day photo shoot at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Tony Wroten is aiming to improve on his 13.0 PPG scoring last season, which was elevated from 2.6 ppg in his rookie campaign.

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2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Projecting the Ceiling of Every Top-10 2015 NBA Draft Prospect

Only it doesn't mean they'll reach it. I gave each one of our top 10 prospects an NBA ceiling and an established NBA player they might eventually look like down the road if everything goes according to plan.

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7 hrs ago | Philly.com

Charles Barkley: 'Whipping' kids is different from child abuse

This morning, on Dan Patrick's syndicated radio show , Barkley, the NBA legend turned TNT analyst, went even further than he did yesterday on CBS Sports' NFL Today . On Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings star arrested Saturday on child-abuse charges: "This is a way overblown story.

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12 hrs ago | The Sixer Sense

76ers Pierre Jackson's Road to Recovery Vol. 1

Feb 20, 2013; Waco, TX, USA; Baylor Bears guard Pierre Jackson reacts against the Iowa State Cyclones during the second half at the Ferrell Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports 76ers draftee Pierre Jackson had his season cut short in the 76ers first Summer League game in Orlando on a simple cut.

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19 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Former St. John's guard JaKarr Sampson signs with Sixers

JaKarr Sampson works out for 13 different teams before the NBA draft, but it's possible the 6-9 forward goes undrafted Thursday night at Barclays Center. Former St. John's star JaKarr Sampson has signed a partially-guaranteed three-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, Red Storm coach Steve Lavin confirmed in a dispatch on Twitter late Sunday night.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Liberty Ballers

Sixers Reportedly Sign JaKarr Sampson to Three-Year Deal

According to Turner Sports writer and noted Rights to Ricky Sanchez supporter David Aldridge, the 76ers have dipped their toes into the dangerous free agent waters. Hearing former St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson , who played on 76ers' SL team, has signed a partially guaranteed 3yr deal w/Sixers.

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Liberty Ballers

5 Ways To Make A Midseason NBA Tournament A Huge Success

The FIBA World Cup was good, but a tournament involving NBA teams would be even better. Commissioner Adam Silver raised the subject back in July, but his proposal was light on the details.

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Related Topix: FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, NBA Basketball

Rant Sports

Predicting The Player Philadelphia 76ers' Rotation In 2014-15

It isn't any secret that the Philadelphia 76ers are going to be terrible... again. Yes, they have a roster that is building towards the future and they should be very good in a few years, but this season will be another story and the Sixers simply don't have a roster capable of competing at a high level.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Liberty Ballers

Three Weeks to Training Camp - Preview

In part one last week we took a look in depth at the players who will soon be headed to Sixers training camp, taking inventory on each players strengths and weaknesses, and projecting the key roster battles as camp progresses thru the preseason and toward opening day. In part II, we will take a step back and look at these key issues from the team perspective, and think a little bit about how Brett Brown may look to use his personnel to best advantage.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Philly.com

Hawks GM Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racially charged comments about a player. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has resisted calls for Ferry to be dismissed, but said the 47-year-old GM asked for the leave.

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Liberty Ballers

Casual Friday Sixers Links is the best thread we've ever attended

We'll bring the links, you bring the discussion. Casual Friday open thread discussion fun for everyone! In this week's edition of Casual Friday, we revel in great games, 1990s court design, and anime.

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Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets schedule breakdown: February

The Charlotte Hornets will play just nine games in the All-Star break shortened month of February . It's always a good time for a team to get serious rest .

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The Sixer Sense

Highlights From 76ers MCW's Twitter Q+A

Jan 29, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams drives to the hoop against Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green during the first half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams has been more active on Twitter recently.

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Philly.com

Nerlens Noel plans to copy 'Rocky'

So on Friday, 76ers power forward Nerlens Noel will pretend to be a greasy-fast Eye-talian tank. Kind of.

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Fully Clips

Chris Douglas-Roberts Says He's Bringing Back Short Shorts

Apr 23, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Charlotte Bobcats guard Chris Douglas-Roberts against the Miami Heat in game two during the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Apr 2, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Charlotte Bobcats guard Chris Douglas-Roberts passes the ball under pressure from Philadelphia 76ers forward Hollis Thompson during the second quarter at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

BleacherReport

Breaking Down Philadelphia 76ers' Shooting Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

After a 19-63 season, it's hard to say the shooting guard position was anything but a complete and utter failure for the Philadelphia 76ers . Gone are the two men who played the majority of the minutes at the 2 last year - James Anderson and Evan Turner.

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The Sixer Sense

Philadelphia 76ers Announce Training Camp Location

The Sixers not only moving practice facility to South Jersey but Training camp is at Stockton College in Galloway Sept. 30 thru Oct. 4. It was revealed that the 76ers will be holding training camp at Stockton College, in Galloway, New Jersey.

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The Sixer Sense

76ers Statistics: What Will Hollis Thompson Be in 2014-2015?

Dec 3, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers forward Hollis Thompson is defended by Orlando Magic guard Ronnie Price during the second overtime period at the Wells Fargo Center. The Sixers defeated the Magic 126-125 in double overtime.

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The Sixer Sense

Throwback Thursday: Moses Malone Drops 38 and 24 on Celtics

For this week's edition of Throwback Thursday, we bring you video highlights from a game in 1985 - before I was born - where Moses Malone went off against the Boston Celtics and Larry Bird . Malone totaled 38 points, 24 rebounds and three assists.

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The Sixer Sense

Throwback Thursday: Moses Malone Drops 38 and 24 on Celtics

For this week's edition of Throwback Thursday, we bring you video highlights from a game in 1985 - before I was born - where Moses Malone went off against the Boston Celtics and Larry Bird . Malone totaled 38 points, 24 rebounds and three assists.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Joel Embiid, NBA Players, Nerlens Noel

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