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23 min ago | 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

3 hrs ago | ESPN

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

5 hrs ago | 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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Byron Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes attended Tuesday's introductory news conference for Scott, the 25th head coach in franchise history.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Rant Sports

Eric Bledsoe A Potential Fit For the Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have been one of the many rebuilding teams that chose not to make too many note-worthy moves this NBA offseason.


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

Ex-Sixers GM: a Girls in Philly Wanted to Kill Mea

ESPN's Grantland has an engaging profile of ex-Sixers guard Kyle Korver today, which speaks of the NBA sharpshooter as one of the NBA's more underrated players.


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

Swarm and Sting

How the Charlotte Hornets Match Up Against: The Philadelphia 76ers

Apr 12, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats center Cody Zeller gets fouled by Philadelphia 76ers forward Brandon Davies during the second half at Time Warner Cable Arena.


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


Summer School: Tony Wroten

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, Tony Wroten, NBA Players

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Sixer Sense

Four Standout Events From the 76ers Summer

Sep 27, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers general manger Sam Hinkie answers questions during media day at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.


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

The Miami Herald

Timberwolves reportedly covet 76ers' Young in trade for Love

Minnesota is exploring trade options to acquire the 76ers veteran if it parts ways with the disgruntled Love, according to


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Henry Sims, Cleveland Cavaliers, Indiana Pacers, Evan Turner, Lavoy Allen


Updated Long-Term Plan for Philadelphia 76ers

As teams threw money at free agents in July, the 76ers glanced from a distance, not content with simply signing players because they felt left out.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Michael Carter-Williams, Pierre Jackson, Hollis Thompson, Casper Ware

Philly DA Seth Williams: 76ers legend Charles Barkley wants to pay for children's funerals

One of Philadelphia's sports greats, basketball legend Charles Barkley, said over the weekend that he will offer to pay for the funerals of three children killed in the North Philadelphia carjacking carnage, city District Attorney Seth Williams said Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, Sports Etc., NBA Basketball


Sources: Wolves eye PF Young if Love dealt

Thaddeus Young, who has two years remaining on his contract, averaged 17.9 points and 6.0 rebounds for the Philadelphia 76ers last season.


Related Topix: Sports, Thaddeus Young, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Summer Olympic, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), Anthony Bennett, Cleveland Cavaliers

Sixers Insiders: Summer League Recap

On today's edition of Sixers Insiders, the Inquirer's Marc Narducci and Keith Pompey discuss some of the Sixers' impact players from the Orlando and Las Vegas Summer Leagues.


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Dunking with Wolves

The problem with Andrew Wiggins

Kansas won 77-70 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Andrew Wiggins was the clear #1 high school prospect when he committed to attend the University of Kansas for the 2013-14 school year, and many suggested that he would be the #1 overall pick in the NBA draft out of his Canadaian high school were it still legal to enter ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Andrew Wiggins, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, University of Kansas NCAA, NCAA Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kansas Jayhawks Women's Basketball, Big-12 Football, Joel Embiid

Sun Jul 27, 2014

LeBron will wear No. 23 for Cavaliers next season

Cleveland, OH, United States - Almost three weeks after his return to Cleveland, LeBron James announced via Twitter that he will be using his old No.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James, NBA Players, Minnesota Timberwolves, Golden State Warriors, Jason Richardson

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Ticker: Who would when a vote of Detroit's least popular athlete?

The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James - that still sounds weird - is on a promotional tour of Asia for Nike.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, LeBron James, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Baseball Players, Bobby Higginson, Antonio Bastardo, Joel Embiid

Kelly, Hinkie bringing much-needed innovation to their teams

There are no two more intriguing sports figures in Philadelphia these days than Chip Kelly and Sam Hinkie.


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Liberty Ballers

What's Everybody Else Up To? Nets.

The Nets are not rebuilding like the Sixers, but they are re-tooling. People always say what the hell does that mean?* Well, they're not decimating their roster, but they've made significant changes.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players, Bojan Bogdanovic