76ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Five Current 76ers that should be on the roster next season

The Philadelphia 76ers recently finished a terrible season in which they went 19-63. We all know that they got tremendous performances from guys like Michael Carter-Williams and Thaddeus Young, but there were a few under the radar guys who played well too. While their team is not loaded with talent right now, there are quite a few guys that I would like to see return next season...
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76ers Rumors: Could Thaddeus Young request a trade?

It was no secret that the Philadelphia 76ers came into the 2013-14 season with absolutely zero intentions of being good, instead opting to field as awful a team as possible with hopes of eventually landing a top pick in this summer's draft.The Sixers held a fire sale at the trade deadline, and wound up shipping out a couple of their few useful pieces, including Evan Turner and...
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Thaddeus Young Believes He Holds Leverage In Possible Trade Request

Thaddeus Young admitted Thursday that he will look at all his options -- including being open to parting with the Philadelphia 76ers. Young also figures he holds some leverage due to the fact that he could opt out of his contract and become a free agent after next season. "I do have the opt-out and that's one of the cards that can be played if the situation is not right...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thaddeus Young could be playing small forward next season

With the Philadelphia 76ers’ season ending last night with a victory over the playoff bound Miami Heat, it is time for Brett Brown and Sam Hinkie to sit down and make some decisions regarding players on the roster. The Sixers finished the season 19-63 and there were not many bright spots on this team. On the other hand, veteran Thaddeus Young, the longest tenured Sixer on the roster...
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Philadelphia 76ers season in review

Heading into the 2103-2014 NBA season, the Philadelphia 76res knew what lied ahead of them.  Prior to the start of the year, the majority of NBA experts picked the Sixers to finish last in the entire league. On draft night, they traded away All-Star point guard Jrue Holiday to the New Orleans Pelicans for center Nerlens Noel.  Other than giving up their most talented player at...
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NBA Rumors: Thaddeus Young's career with the 76ers could be over

After being drafted in 2007 by the Philadelphia 76ers after one year at Georgia Tech, Thaddeus Young has spent his entire seven-year career in Philly.Young's future is in question after this disastrous 63-loss season. Philadelphia has by no means hidden the fact that they are tanking the season and in rebuilding mode for the future. They have two young starters to build around...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thaddeus Young wants to re-sign with 76ers?

The Philadelphia 76ers just suffered through one of the worst seasons that any NBA team has gone through in the history of the game. Some good news for Philadelphia is that one of their best players could possibly want to re-sign and stay in town. According to reports, forward Thaddeus Young wants to re-sign with the 76ers this coming offseason. NBA Rumors: Thaddeus Young wants to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley Thinks the Sixers Can Sign LeBron James

COREY SIPKIN/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Hall of Famer and former Sixer Charles Barkley believes the Sixers can sign LeBron James as he enters free agency this offseason, as Barkley told the Mike & Ike Show on WIP. With the good young players they got, I think [Philly] is going to be a destination for a guy. I really do. This is the first time they ever really had any money since this...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Casper Ware Signs With 76ers For Remainder Of Season

Casper Ware signed a contract with the Philadelphia 76ers that will cover the remainder of the season. Ware's second 10-day deal expired on Sunday. He said he is still trying to work out a deal for the future. "I just want to finish up strong and try to work out something for the long term," Ware said. "I had a meeting with [general manager] Sam [Hinkie] this morning...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

TPBT Awards: Rookie Of The Year

Next up for our awards segment is the Rookie of the Year award.  This draft class had some surprises like the front runner for the award Michael Carter-Williams.  Trey Burke missed time early in the season but came out of the gate hot after his recovery from his broken thumb.  Victor Oladipo started off slow, coming off the bench but really found his grove late in the season....
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Looking to finish strong

The Philadelphia 76ers season expectations were incredibly low to say the least.   With the 2013-2014 NBA season coming to an end, the Philadelphia 76ers are just two games away from concluding one of the worst years in franchise history. They will finish their season on Wednesday evening as they head to south Florida to take […] The post Philadelphia 76ers: Looking to finish...
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Philadelphia 76ers: Season Grades And Analysis

Philadelphia 76ers: Season Grades And Analysis By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Record: 17-63- 14th in East Analysis: Well they wanted to tank and tank they did. Apparently losing a lot just wasn’t enough so they decided to become pathetic by trading Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes for peanuts. Positives: There is Michael Carter Williams’ Rookie of the Year campaign...
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Philadelphia 76ers: Emergence of Hollis Thompson

This season for the Philadelphia 76ers has been full of new players coming and going.  Since the year began, the Sixers have had 23 different players on their active roster. In a year full of difficulty, it has pretty much been an open audition for players who have had little or even no experience in the NBA.  Unfortunately, many of these players have not proven their worthiness...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

You’re Allowed to Root for the Sixers Again… For Now

If you’re reading this right now, give yourself a pat on the back. You’ve (just about) survived what is certain to go down in history as one of the ugliest seasons in Philadelphia 76ers history. As you prepare yourself for a nail-biting offseason, I’ve come to deliver you news — some good, some bad. Let’s get the bad news out of the way first: Next season won’t be much...
Via Fightin For Philly
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers' Nerlens Noel says knee is 100 percent, added to vertical

As soon as Nerlens Noel received the news he had torn his ACL in his one-and-done year at Kentucky, we started wondering if he'd be able to play during his first year after being drafted. While the injury may have affected his draft stock a bit, he was still selected by the New Orleans Pelicans with the sixth pick in the 2013 draft and then shipped to the Philadelphia 76ers in...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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