Jerryd Bayless to Miss First Month of Season with Wrist Injury

Bad news for the Sixers starting point guard. Nothing goes hand-in-hand like the 76ers and injury news. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported today that point guard Jerryd Bayless will miss the first month of the regular season with an injury to his left wrist: Sources: Sixers' Jerryd Bayless likely to miss month with wrist injury: https://t.co/VUHPc9yB7u— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN...
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3 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers 15 Man Roster Does Not Feel Complete

Despite the Philadelphia 76ers roster paring down to the 15 man season limit, this year feels little different than last year’s opening. Not many surprises, despite my efforts to predict a surprise retention of guard Brandon Paul. In the end, the Philadelphia 76ers looked at undrafted rookies, but elected to retain veteran presence. Elton Brand […] Philadelphia 76ers 15 Man Roster...
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4 hours ago

Joel Embiid Says Game Day Will be “Just a regular day”

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has been waiting years to make his regular season debut. But his first game will be, “just a regular day,” he says. Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Joel Embiid has been waiting over two years to make his NBA debut. He was drafted by the Sixers in the 2014 NBA Draft, […] Joel Embiid Says Game Day Will be “Just a regular day” - The Sixer...
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8 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Sign Former Temple University Star Dionte Christmas

Christmas came early in Philly, as the Philadelphia 76ers give a hometown hero a chance at redemption. The Philadelphia 76ers are in need for a guard. The trade talks for Tyus Jones have exemplified that rhetoric. Bolstering guard depth has been an issue the past three years, and with fringe NBA players like Brandon Paul […] Philadelphia 76ers Sign Former Temple University Star...
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8 hours ago

Comparing Dario Saric’s Preseason to Other Power Forwards

With the Philadelphia 76ers‘ NBA preseason over, how does Dario Saric‘s preseason stats compare to other NBA power forwards. Drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 12th pick of the 2014 NBA draft, Dario Saric made good on his promise to join the Sixers after playing two seasons for Anadolu Efes in Instanbul, Turkey. Saric averaged […] Comparing Dario Saric’s Preseason...
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10 hours ago

Wolves reportedly want to deal Tyus Jones; Sixers could be interested

Tyus Jones looks like an expendable piece on the Minnesota Timberwolves roster, and an Eastern Conference counterpart could stand to benefit. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Saturday, the Wolves remain engaged in trade talks on Jones. The Philadelphia 76ers are also mentioned as one specific team Minnesota has been talking with. Minnesota still...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Expected To Miss 3-5 Weeks After Knee Surgery

Noel won’t play until the middle of November, at the earliest. On Friday, the Philadelphia 76ers announced that center Nerlens Noel elected to have a “minor surgical procedure” on his left knee to address an inflamed plica, but we now know that the injury will sideline him for about a month. From the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Keith Pompey: Dr. Riley Williams and Dr. Steve...
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2 days ago

Joel Embiid is a Legend in the Making

 The Cameroonian rookie melds Ralph Sampson’s shooting touch with Hakeem Olajuwon’s footwork and Shaq’s sense of humor. It was merely a month ago that The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor provided a detailed look at Joel Embiid before his first preseason NBA game. Now we’re about 100 hours away from his regular season debut. I’ve been comfortably seated on the Embiid train...
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Potential Lineups Against The Oklahoma City Thunder

With the final preseason game off the books, the Philadelphia 76ers will look to their season opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Philadelphia 76ers will go against an MVP favorite in Russell Westbrook and the weakened Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder may not be a top seed in the West anymore, but they could […] Philadelphia 76ers: Potential Lineups Against The Oklahoma...
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2 days ago

Noel needs surgery, Brown more cautious on Simmons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia 76ers say forward Nerlens Noel will need surgery on his left knee, the latest in a long line of injuries for a team that is trying to turn things around. The Sixers announced Friday that Noel elected to have surgery after consulting with several specialists. Noel missed his entire rookie season while recovering from surgery on his left knee,...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel to undergo minor knee surgery

Nerlens Noel will once again have a season affected by injury. The Philadelphia 76ers announced on Friday that Noel will undergo minor surgery on his left knee after reporting soreness in it. Here’s what the Sixers said about Noel: During the normal course of evaluation and treatment for his left adductor strain, which was identified on October 6, Noel reported localized soreness...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Brown expects Ben Simmons back in January

Ben Simmons’ rookie year status is up in the air due to a Jones fracture in his right foot, but his coach seems confident that Simmons will be available for at least the latter half of the 2016-17 season. Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown said on Friday that he expects the No. 1 overall pick to be back in action come January, per Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Even with healthy Embiid, 76ers face another lousy season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Brett Brown sticks a depth chart on a sizable TV before every game that's patterned more like a traffic light than a simple in/out list scrawled on most NBA team chalkboards. Red. Can't go. Yellow. Can play, with minute restrictions. Green. Healthy, let `em rip. Joel Embiid has been stuck at the red light for two years in Tankadelphia at the corner of The...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers Interested In Tyus Jones, Another Signal To Who May Be Traded

The Philadelphia 76ers are after a young point guard who has some history with one of the big men. The Philadelphia 76ers are continuing to signal that Nerlens Noel will be the big man that’s traded. That, and the fact that he’s been giving hints towards unhappiness with the organization. The latest signal to the […] Philadelphia 76ers Interested In Tyus Jones, Another Signal...
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4 days ago

Embiid ready for more minutes; Okafor, Noel status unclear

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia 76ers oft-injured center Joel Embiid could potentially play in both ends of back-to-back games this season. Sixers coach Brett Brown also says Jahlil Okafor should be ready for opening night on Oct. 26 in his recovery from surgery on his right knee. Brown says Nerlens Noel may not be ready for the opener as he recovers from a groin injury. Embiid...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s next? The Philadelphia 76ers' 'Process' lives on

It’s easy to say that No. 1 pick Ben Simmons is the most interesting player on the Sixers. Labeled as the best prospect since LeBron James, Simmons is a beacon of hope. He illuminates as the last piece of former General Manager Sam Hinkie’s wonderful process — THE Process. This same process had the Sixers, tank-, um, graciously enduring losing seasons while the highly drafted...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joel Embiid does in between legs dunk

The Philadelphia 76ers selected Kansas Jayhawks product Joel Embiid with the third overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft, and he’s gone on to play exactly zero regular-season games in the NBA. The seven-footer has dealt with foot injuries that derailed his first two seasons, and now of course the 76ers have another top draft pick that is dealing with a serious foot injury of his own...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from the Philadelphia 76ers first preseason game

The Philadelphia 76ers played their first preseason game last night against the Boston Celtics, and they somehow managed to come back from a deficit and hold on to a victory. The victory showed us a few things about the Sixers, who look like a better team this year. Rookie debuts Joel Embiid and Dario Saric are two rookies that showed their potential last night. Saric showed how...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Déjà Vu, What’s New?

Déjà Vu is the feeling of having already experienced the present situation, and Sixers fans are growing sick of it. “Ben Simmons has surgery on broken right foot” Where have we seen this headline before? “Joel Embiid to miss season after second surgery on right foot” Come again? “Joel Embiid has screws inserted into foot for surgery” And? “Nerlens Noel to miss...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers rookie Ben Simmons has fracture in foot

Philadelphia 76ers rookie forward Ben Simmons has a fracture in his right foot. Bob Cooney of the Daily News reported the injury first, and shortly afterwards the team announced it as “a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone of his right foot.” This is definitely some dark news just days into the team’s training camp. Simmons was selected No. 1 overall this year and came...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

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