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Trading Thad Young Was Right Move for Philadelphia 76ers

At the end of the 2013-14 season, Thaddeus Young was the only member on the Philadelphia 76ers ' roster who played on the team that ended up one game away from beating the Boston Celtics to get to the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2012 NBA playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Thaddeus Young, NBA Players

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Liberty Ballers

Looking Ahead

The 2014 draft was supposed to be the best in years, but the 2015 draft class looks just as strong, if not better.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Rant Sports

Sam Hinkie Needs to Have Stanley Johnson On His 2015 NBA Draft Radar

GM and mastermind Sam Hinkie of the Philadelphia 76ers made it clear that he wasn't aiming to make the Sixers competitive next season after he expended his two lottery picks on guys who won't get to see the Wells Fargo Center's hardwood in 2014-15.

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

Post and Courier

Earl Grant, Bobby Lutz finalist for College of Charleston basketball job

Clemson assistant basketball coach Earl Grant is one of two finalist for the College of Charleston head basketball job.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, Clemson Tigers NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Clemson University NCAA, Rod Hall, K.J McDaniels, K.J. McDaniels, NBA Players

Liberty Ballers

FIBA World Cup Recap: Dario Saric Scores 16, Wins Game, Loses Tooth

Croatia beat Argentina, and Dario Saric looked good again. His pearly whites took a beating, however.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Klay Thompson, NBA Players

Liberty Ballers

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

Despite a scare from the tiny southeast Asian nation, Croatia was able to down the Philippines 81-78 in overtime in the opening game of the FIBA World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

FakeTeams

NBA Sleepers for the 2014/2015 Season

It's that time of year again: The year you will finally win your league. You got to the Finals last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns, Toronto Raptors, Nerlens Noel, NBA Players

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Liberty Ballers

Tony Wroten Breaks Ankles in Seattle Pro-Am

Ball Is Life put together an awesome video of Tony Wroten shattering ankles and generally embarrassing others in Seattle Pro-Am competition this summer, including your favorite real American basketball player.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, Washington Huskies NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Washington NCAA, Tony Wroten, NBA Basketball

Philly.com

US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland's players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, NBA Basketball

Liberty Ballers

FIBA World Cup Recap: Saric's Croatia Knocks Off Blatche's Philippines in Overtime

In the first game of the FIBA World Cup, Dario Saric scored 10 points, grabbed 9 rebounds, and dished 4 assists in an 82-78 overtime victory for Croatia over the Philippines.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Bojan Bogdanovic

Rant Sports

Philadelphia 76ers' Backcourt Takes Hit With Jordan McRae Leaving for Australia

Although many Philadelphia 76ers fans were looking forward to seeing what exciting dynamic rookie Jordan McRae would bring to Philly for the upcoming season, that unfortunately won't be happening, as the Sixers' second round pick has signed with Australia's Melbourne United .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jordan McRae, NBA Players, K.J. McDaniels, Tony Wroten, Jason Richardson, Michael Carter-Williams

Fully Clips

NBA Free Agency 2014: Clippers interested in Chris Douglas-Roberts?

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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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Players, Jared Dudley, Matt Barnes

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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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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Related Topix: Blog News, Sports, NBA Basketball

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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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Baylor University NCAA, Baylor Bears NCAA Basketball, Pierre Jackson, NBA Players

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

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

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