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27 min ago | Liberty Ballers

The You Are Insane For Being Up This Early Croatia vs. Philippines Game Thread

If you're up this early, you have either totally lost it, or are really, really hype to be watching Dario Saric live for the first time.

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4 hrs ago | Liberty Ballers

Casual Friday Sixers Links wants to go to the soccer game with Joel Embiid

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 watch Joel Embiid watch soccer.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Rant Sports

Assembling the Philadelphia 76ers' All-Time Starting Lineup

As one of the greatest franchises in NBA history, the Philadelphia 76ers have such a rich and storied history that creating a starting five for this team is virtually impossible.

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BleacherReport

10 Predictions for the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball

But with the 2013-14 NBA season wrapped up for a while now and the 2014-15 campaign not set to start for months, I've managed to recalibrate mine.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Indiana Pacers, Denver Nuggets, Tony Parker, NBA Players, Boris Diaw

The Sixer Sense

Happy Birthday to Philadelphia 76ers Pierre Jackson

Apr 2, 2013; New York, NY, USA; Baylor Bears player Pierre Jackson reacts after making a basket against the Brigham Young Cougars during the second half of the NIT Tournament semifinal at Madison Square Garden.

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BleacherReport

Croatia vs. Smart Gilas: TV Info, Live Stream, Preview for FIBA World Cup 2014

Both squads are in Group B and will have to deal with Argentina moving forward, so picking up an early victory in the initial game would be critical.

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The Age

Handy acquisition: Melbourne United recruit Jordan McRae during his college days with Tennessee.

Melbourne United has used its newly built connections to the NBA to sign Philadelphia 76ers draft pick Jordan McRae as its second import.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors, NCAA Basketball, Tennessee Volunteers NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Tennessee NCAA, Jordan McRae, NBA Players

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Liberty Ballers

Is Greg Monroe on Sam Hinkie's radar ?

Now that the dust has begun to settle after the Thad Young trade, what is next in line for Sam Hinkie ? When you look at the front court of our Sixers, it becomes clear very quickly that we are lacking in quality big men.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Greg Monroe, NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers, Jodie Meeks

Liberty Ballers

Projecting the win total - a look at some key statistics

I believe the Sixers can still be much better this year than everyone is thinking, even with very little experience.

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The Sixer Sense

The Hinkie Plan: Still Mixing the Foundation

Aug 6, 2014; Rio de Janiero, BRA; A general view of construction of the basketball arena at Olympic Park during the second world press briefing in preparation for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alexey Shved, Olympic Basketball, NBA Basketball, Thaddeus Young, NBA Players, Minnesota Timberwolves

Liberty Ballers

Rebuilt

Not only was the strategy correct from the outset--tanking, rebuilding, whatever you want to call it.

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The Sixer Sense

76ers Pierre Jackson Posts Rehab Clip on Instagram

Apr 2, 2013; New York, NY, USA; Baylor Bears player Pierre Jackson reacts after making a basket against the Brigham Young Cougars during the second half of the NIT Tournament semifinal at Madison Square Garden.

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BleacherReport

2014-15 NBA Rookies Under the Most Pressure to Succeed Right Away

Every NBA rookie faces some degree of pressure to prove he belongs. For a select few prospects, however, the temperature is on a different level, as they're expected to succeed in the early going.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, Elfrid Payton, Aaron Gordon, Victor Oladipo, NBA Players

Wed Aug 27, 2014

International Business Times

Philadelphia 76ers GM: Joel Embiid Could Miss Entire Season, Big Man's Health Will Be Priority

Prepare for another tanking and embarrassing season for the Philadelphia 76ers as they continue to rebuild their team around young and promising prospects.

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

Philly.com

Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension

In Steve Ballmer's first big move since taking over as the new owner, he gave Rivers a contract extension through the 2018-19 season.

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Philly.com

Thaddeus Young exits 76ers with class

Thaddeus Young is extremely happy about his new home in Minnesota while also being appreciative of his time at his old one.

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The Sixer Sense

76ers Jason Richardson is Preparing For a Return

November 20, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Jason Richardson passes the ball against the Toronto Raptors during the second half at Wells Fargo Center.

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BleacherReport

How Do the Philadelphia 76ers Keep Moving the Epic Rebuild Forward?

The Philadelphia 76ers are supposed to be in a rebuilding phase, but so far it's hard to tell where exactly the tear-down ends and the rebuild begins.

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Double G Sports

Knicks Announce Preseason Schedule

This week the NBA released the New York Knicks preseason schedule for the upcoming 2014-15 season.

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Philly.com

NBA unveils new rules to make baselines safer

The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety.

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