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9 min ago |

George suffers serious leg injury in US exhibition

Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage Friday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Paul George, NBA Players

4 hrs ago |

Projecting the Sixers 2014-15 starting lineup

Much of the conversation surrounding the Sixers over the past week has been about off-court issues, While the Sixers' stance on the NBA's proposed lottery changes is intriguing, let's shift the focus back to the on-court action for a moment.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Nerlens Noel, Hollis Thompson, NBA Players, Michael Carter-Williams, Thaddeus Young, K.J. McDaniels

8 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Tyler Ennis and Phoenix get the best of Jerami Grant and Philadelphia in NBA Summer League

Just like when he was at Syracuse, the Phoenix Suns have performed well when Tyler Ennis has been on the floor.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Tyler Ennis, NBA Players, Jerami Grant, T.J. Warren

9 hrs ago | The Sixer Sense

Breaking Down MCW's Game in GIFs

Dec 20, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams during the third quarter against the Brooklyn Nets at the Wells Fargo Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse University NCAA, Syracuse Orange NCAA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Allen Iverson

13 hrs ago | Liberty Ballers

Casual Friday Sixers Links points and laughs at the smartest team in the room

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 blame the Sixers for the weeks this link dump is late or nonexistent.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

17 hrs ago | Liberty Ballers

The Lunacy of the NBA's Proposed Immediate Draft Reform

About 40 minutes before the second day of Orlando Pro Summer League action tipped off back in early July, I walked over to the snack area of the media dining room in the Amway Center hoping to merely stuff my backpack with a few Nature Valley granola bars and head to my seat on press row.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

21 hrs ago |

76ers lose assistant coach to Bucks

The 45-year-old left the franchise after one season to become an assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to multiple sources.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Valley of the Suns

NBA Draft Lottery changes could help or hurt Suns

Yesterday, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported a not-too-surprising whisper that the Philadelphia 76ers were upset the NBA is pushing to even out the draft lottery odds next year.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, Joel Embiid, NBA Players, Dario Saric

Business Journal

$2M finders fee for Sixers sale? Judge dismisses lawsuit

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit this week concerning the sale of the Philadelphia 76ers and a disputed finders fee.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Philadelphia Flyers

CBS Local

13 Reasons Why You Need To Follow Joel Embiid On Twitter Now

Former Kansas Jayhawks star and the third overall pick in this year's NBA draft, Joel Embiid is having one heck off a time on twitter while recovering from surgery.


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


What Summer League Taught Us About Young Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers recently completed an incredibly successful NBA summer league that taught us a lot about some of the younger players.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Brew Hoop

Mailbag: Kidd's coaching strategy, expectations for Giannis and Jabari

The most tumultuous stretch of the NBA offseason is behind us, meaning the agonizingly long in-between time is upon us.


Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Giannis Antetokounmpo, NBA Players, Jabari Parker

Black Enterprise

Charles Barkley to Pay Funeral Costs for Philly Carjacking Victims

According to Fox Sports , former Philadelphia 76ers player Charles Barkley has offered to pay for the funeral of three young carjacking victims who died in North Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Tanks for nothing

ON THE HEELS of a season that included just 19 wins and an NBA record-tying 26 consecutive losses there has been, believe it or not, more optimism than pessimism surrounding the 76ers, at least as far as fandom is concerned.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Thaddeus Young, Joel Embiid, NBA Players, Jerami Grant, Michael Carter-Williams, Dario Saric

New NBA Lottery Format Would Hit Sixers Hard

Multiple NBA sources have confirmed that the 76ers are against a proposal that would balance out the draft lottery as early as next summer.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Dario Saric


Summer School: Nerlens Noel

There is no denying that the relationships between NBA players on and off-the-court has changed over the last 15 years.


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


Philadelphia 76ers Reportedly Fighting Proposed NBA Draft Lottery Changes

With reform possibly on the way for the NBA draft lottery, the Philadelphia 76ers are prepared to put up a fight.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, NBA Players, Michael Carter-Williams

Silicon Alley Insider

The Philadelphia 76ers' Radical Tanking Plan Is Getting Even More Extreme

Either way, Hinkie is taking his plan of sacrificing short-term success in order to build a long-term foundation to some extreme territory.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Joel Embiid, NBA Players, Dario Saric


Sources: 76ers fighting new lottery proposal

The NBA is pushing toward changes to the draft lottery system by next season but is facing a strong objection from the Philadelphia 76ers , the franchise that could suffer the most from it, multiple sources told


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Joel Embiid, NBA Players, Thaddeus Young, Dario Saric

The Miami Herald

John Smallwood: NBA history not working in favor of 76ers GM Hinkie

Continuing debate about whether 76ers president/general manager Sam Hinkie made the right decision to nuke the team's core and start building from scratch is a moot exercise.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, NBA Players