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Who Joins Embiid Simmons As Philadelphia Core?

The Philadelphia 76ers wisely extended rookie contracts for Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor, anticipating Ben Simmons return next month. But which players will join them as the Philadelphia core of the future? The Philadelphia 76ers exercised their options to extend the rookie contracts of Joel Embiid, Jahlil Okafor, and Ben Simmons over a month ago, […] Who Joins Embiid Simmons...
Via The Sixer Sense
17 hours ago

3 Reasons to Keep Sergio Rodriguez Around Past This Year

Sergio Rodriguez was a huge unknown for the Philadelphia 76ers coming into this season, but he has shown that there’s good reason to keep him around past this season. Coming into this season, it was incredibly unclear what Sergio Rodriguez could be for the Philadelphia 76ers. His role with the team was clear — be a […] 3 Reasons to Keep Sergio Rodriguez Around Past This Year...
Via The Sixer Sense
21 hours ago

Recap: Celtics 107, 76ers 106

That was definitely a basketball game. Well, I’m sure nobody saw that one coming. On the second night of a back-to-back that kicked off with an embarrassing loss to the Magic, the Sixers had no business hanging around in this one. The Celtics may have faced the latter portion of a road back-to-back of its own, but still should have skated by a Sixers team lacking its two best...
Via Liberty Ballers
1 day ago

Philadelphia 76ers Gerald Henderson Definitely Worth Keeping

In a closely contested loss, Philadelphia 76ers Gerald Henderson held the team’s focus, proving he is worth keeping as the team assembles their roster going forward. It was a critical moment in the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics. Down by four, the Celtics had the ball. The moment was not lost on me… the […] Philadelphia 76ers Gerald Henderson Definitely Worth Keeping...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 day ago

76ers celebrate 50th anniversary of NBA's great champions

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia 76ers may as well have won the NBA championship when they dethroned the Boston Celtics in the east. The delirious Sixers fans stormed the court and swarmed Wilt Chamberlain. One fan even hung on a rim as the players hustled past outstretched arms to the locker room. The Sixers popped champagne against the backdrop of a fan-made ''1967 NBA champions...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Brown plans to play Ben Simmons at point guard

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown gave an update on the injury status of Ben Simmons Friday, telling reporters that the No. 1 overall pick is “doing great” after undergoing surgery on a broken bone in his right foot almost two months ago. While there is no timetable yet for his return, Brown is already planning on how to use the 76ers' prized rookie. “My intention is to...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown | Practice (12.1.16)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following their practice in Camden, NJ.
Via YouTube
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid gets playing time limit increased

Here’s some good news for everybody who’s got a fever and the only prescription is more "Process." The Philadelphia 76ers announced that center Joel Embiid’s playing time limit has been increased to 28 minutes a game. Pre-game update:•Joel Embiid playing time limit increased to 28 minutes, starting tonight vs. Sacramento. — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) November 30...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 76ers Second Half Demolition of Boston G5

Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Brown enjoys Sixers fans’ ‘Trust the process’ chant

Philadelphia 76ers fans have, at least to a certain extent, embraced the infamous “process.” Coach Brett Brown is fine with that. Fans have recently taken to chanting “Trust the process” when Joel Embiid shoots free throws, and Brown is all for it. “I do [like it],” Brown said Sunday, via Dave McMenamin of ESPN. “I do. You know, I think we need something like that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers are still bad, but they’re not unwatchable anymore... they’re actually sort of fun

The Philadelphia 76ers still aren’t very good. But, for the first time since Sam Hinkie unleashed his controversial, franchise-altering #process three seasons ago, fans are getting a glimpse of future returns on his unique asset management. Facing Cleveland at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, the 76ers competently challenged LeBron and the Cavaliers, despite losing 112-108....
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

R&B singer returning to sing anthem for 76ers after apology

R&B singer Sevyn Streeter is planning to return to the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia next month to sing the national anthem after the 76ers apologized to her. Streeter, who was pulled from her performance in October at the last second because she was wearing a shirt with “We Matter” written across the front, told TMZ this week that she is looking forward to working...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joel Embiid kicks chair after being told he’s out of game

76ers center Joel Embiid is all about trusting “the process,” but he wasn’t too happy about his minutes restriction during Wednesday night’s game against the Grizzlies. The Sixers have been trying to ease Embiid back into the lineup, limiting him to 24 minutes per game. When he logged 27 on Wednesday, his night was over. The game was close throughout and ended up going to...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia 76ers are finally improving

The Philadelphia 76ers look like a better team. The 76ers are playing better basketball, they are working hard to improve, and all the young players are doing their best to carry this team. There are times where experience is needed, and there are also times where the team can’t finish out close games with wins, but they have improved overall. One of the main reasons this team...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid files to trademark ‘The Process’ to sell Shirley Temples?

Much has been made of Joel Embiid’s decision to embrace former Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie’s much maligned and mocked “Trust the Process” mantra by giving himself “The Process” as a nickname. The NBA Store already is getting in on all “The Process” action. https://t.co/hucCBQzOte pic.twitter.com/zpsQjyQFpD — NBA Store (@NBASTORE) November...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Stop what you’re doing: The Philadelphia 76ers have won a game

Whatever you are doing, please stop, put down your drink and listen to me very closely. Are you listening? Good. The Philadelphia 76ers are in the win column for the first time this season. After some blowouts and some close calls, the Sixers finally found themselves on the winning end of a tight game as they edged the Indiana Pacers in overtime Friday night, 109-105. Yes, it’s...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid says he once killed a lion

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is an animal on the court. He’s a force to be reckoned with, and is already beginning to show why he was worthy of the third overall pick in the 2014 draft. Embiid, at a young age, had to be an animal off the court as well, apparently. The Sixers big man grew up in Cameroon, and later immigrated to the United States at age 16. He recently...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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