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  1. The Philadelphia Inquirer Bob Ford columnRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Erie Times News

    An amazing - or at least unprecedented - thing happened in 2013 with the four major professional sports teams in Philadelphia. All of them reached a franchise crossroads in which it was necessary to hire a new head coach or manager.

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  2. The Philadelphia Inquirer Keith Pompey columnRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Erie Times News

    Having witnessed an embarrassing, 63-loss season in 2013-14 and a 64-setback campaign this season, 76ers fans have suffered greatly. For the most part, they supported the Tank I and Tank II seasons while others dubbed the Sixers a laughingstock.

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  3. Sixers Rebuild Year Two: A Smashing SuccessRead the original story

    53 min ago | The Sixer Sense

    Mar 19, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown gives a sign during the third quarter against the Chicago Bulls at the Wells Fargo Center. The Bulls defeated the Sixers 102-94.

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  4. 76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: The Iverson Twitter TakeoverRead the original story

    54 min ago | Liberty Ballers

    Derek Bodner may have six years of championship Twitter under his belt, but does he have a banner hanging in the rafters like A.I.? - Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Scott O'Neil announces some very unfortunate plans, we lay out EVERY SINGLE POSSIBILITY for the Sixers come draft night, and Allen Iverson settles the hot dog/sandwich debate. Eventually we will have an alternate with short sleeves...helpful for fans who aren't as comfy w tanks https://t.co/H7uTowigOE Since you claim to be a loyal reader of Liberty Ballers, you must know that I'm not afraid to pull any punches when it comes to the team.

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  5. Ex-Wolverine updates: Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III, Mitch McGary end season on upswingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... Even more headway was made off the floor. Thanks to a closed captioning error during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Stauskas was dubbed "Sauce Castillo" in the captions, setting off a Nik-name phenomena that found a life of its own. The ...

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  6. Funniest Storylines From the Eastern ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... funny things from the non-playoff teams but that would be mean. After all, the New York Knicks and the Philadelphia 76ers have given fans enough reason to drink over the past year. This would be piling on. For instance, some teams give away two free ...

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  7. Believe it or not, history says Nets have shot to upset HawksRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New York Post

    The Nets head into Sunday's opening game of their best-of-7 series against the Hawks, the top seed in the Eastern Conference, with the odds heavily - and understandably - stacked against them. Atlanta finished the season with a glimmering 60-22 record, having won 19 games in a row at one point during the first half to all but lock up the top seed in the East by the All-Star break.

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  8. Drafting Point Guards Early 2nd RoundRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Liberty Ballers

    If the current scenario stands and the Sixers just have their pick, should Hinkie decide to go either Big with Towns / Porzingis or go wing with Winslow / Hezonja dependent on the lotto balls; will there be any quality point guards out there when their picks roll around at 35 and 37 early 2nd round ? Most of the mocks that I have been reviewing has the top 7 gone in the 1st round being Russell, Mudiay, Dunn, Grant, Jones, Payne and Wright. Obviously, it would be terrific if one fell down to us.

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  9. Report: Joel Embiid Fined for Missing Workouts During SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Sixer Sense

    Sep 29, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid puts on his sneakers during media day at the Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports How long into the off-season could we go before a negative Joel Embiid report? Not even a week apparently.

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  10. Thaddeus Young in best supporting roleRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ESPN

    The Nets squeaked into the playoffs with the help of a young veteran who filled in the gaps for a struggling team The Nets squeaked into the playoffs with the help of a young veteran who filled in the gaps for a struggling team The 2012 deal of Joe Johnson helped make the Hawks' success this season possible. Now Atlanta faces Brooklyn, hoping to earn the biggest dividend.

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  11. Derrick Rose Impresses In His First Playoff Game Since 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCKX-FM Columbus

    The last time former NBA MVP Derrick Rose was in a playoff game, he tore his left ACL against the Philadelphia 76ers and missed the remainder of the playoffs and the entire 2012-2013 season. He then went down 10 games into the 2013-2014 season with another knee injury, which rendered the $94.8 million point guard an expensive spectator.

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  12. Derrick Rose Must Shut Down Michael Carter-Williams in Bucks SeriesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Pippen Ain't Easy

    Nov 2, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is defended by Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center. The Sixers defeated the Bulls 107-104.

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  13. Inside the Sixers: A third season of tanking may be too much to askRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Having witnessed an embarrassing, 63-loss season in 2013-14 and a 64-setback campaign this season, 76ers fans have suffered greatly. And for the most part, they've supported the Tank I and Tank II seasons while others dubbed the Sixers a laughingstock.

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  14. RTRS: Sixers Awards, NBA Playoff Predictions, Hollis RapsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Liberty Ballers

    This week's Rights To Ricky Sanchez , in which Spike and Mike dole out end-of-year Sixers awards. Most of them, predictably, went to JaVale McGee.

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  15. Report: Suns' Knight undergoes knee surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    Suns point guard Brandon Knight underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle on Friday, according to Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic . The Bucks traded Knight to the Suns in a three-team trade, which also involved the 76ers sending Michael Carter-Williams to the Bucks before this season's trade deadline.

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  16. Dario Versus MarioRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Liberty Ballers

    The reason I'm comparing Mario Hezonja to Dario Saric is to explain why I'm not that excited about Hezonja without being accused of bias against European players. I love Dario Saric's game, although he too has flaws that limit my enthusiasm on him as well.

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  17. Sixers Season End UpdateRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Liberty Ballers

    Well, the Sixers season came to an ignominious end and it is time for an assessment of where we are as we look forward to the draft and free agency. Player development and team culture have been the focus of the past two years.

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  18. Report: Joel Embiid Fined By Sixers For Missing Rehab SessionsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Liberty Ballers

    ... but we will be better off for it, like we saw with Nerlens, when [Embiid] is a playing member of the Philadelphia 76ers ." From even short Vines and Instagram videos, the difference was noticeable. He has looked lean yet strong, anddrenched in sweat ...

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  19. Nerlens Noel Durability Proves Sixers Risky Moves Can Pay OffRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Sixer Sense

    Sep 29, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel during media day at the Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports 82 games later and Nerlens Noel 's rookie season is complete.

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  20. Derrick Rose ready for 1st playoffs in 3 years; Kirk Hinrich outRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Derrick Rose waves to the United Center crowd before the regular season finale against the Hawks. Derrick Rose sits on the bench during the second half against the Hawks in the regular season finale.

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