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WATCH: Brett Brown l Shootaround (3.22.17)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following their shootaround in Oklahoma City.
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How Kansas vs. Purdue Affects the Philadelphia 76ers

With the Sweet Sixteen set to start March 23rd, on of the key matchups that has Philadelphia 76ers’ NBA Draft implications is Kansas vs. Purdue. It’s that time of the year again- the NCAA Tournament. At this point, most of us got our brackets busted. So, what now? Well, the rest of the tournament is […] How Kansas vs. Purdue Affects the Philadelphia 76ers - The Sixer Sense...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 hour ago

Sixers Guide to the Sweet 16: Rankings, Q & A, and what to look for

With the Sweet 16 on the horizon, here are some things to think about in regards to the Philadelphia 76ers’ NBA Draft. With the Sweet 16 on tap this weekend, college basketball is reaching it’s high point for the 2016-17 season. NBA Draft fervor has kicked up tremendously,  while those who’ve been glued to the NBA […] Sixers Guide to the Sweet 16: Rankings, Q & A, and...
Via The Sixer Sense
2 hours ago

How did the Philadelphia 76ers contain Boston Celtics snipers?

The Philadelphia 76ers forced the Boston Celtics to shoot a whooping 20 percent from beyond the arc on the March 19, 2017 afternoon matchup. The Philadelphia 76ers stunned the Boston Celtics with a surprising come-from-behind victory.  Our standout stat line retrieved from Sunday’s Celtics-76ers matchup wasn’t Al Horford‘s season high points total. It wasn’t Dario […]...
Via The Sixer Sense
4 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers: Joel Embiid’s future appears murky

Another batch of bad news was handed to Philadelphia 76ers fans Wednesday as ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that Joel Embiid is likely to have knee surgery on his left knee. Sixers fans should be almost immune to news like this at this juncture in the road. They’ve been delivered bad news on so many occasions over the past five or so years that this shouldn’t even affect them....
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Joel Embiid likely to need knee surgery

Joel Embiid is likely to need knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus, according to a report.ESPN’s Marc Stein reported the news about Embiid on Wednesday. This is an interesting development considering how Embiid’s injury was handled publicly.Embiid suffered a knee injury on Jan. 20 and has been out since Jan. 27. What was initially believed to just be a bone bruise turned into...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sixers made ‘significant’ offer for Paul George at trade deadline

The Philadelphia 76ers were apparently in hot pursuit of four-time All-Star forward Paul George at last month’s trade deadline.ESPN’s Zach Lowe reported on Tuesday that the Sixers were among the teams that the Indiana Pacers engaged in George trade talks at the deadline. Kyle Neubeck of Liberty Ballers added that the Sixers made a “significant” offer for George that supposedly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter Assigned to 87ers

The former Hawk makes his next step towards returning. Tiago Splitter has been assigned to the Delaware 87ers of the Development League, per a team report. The Sixers indicated that “the assignment is the next step in Splitter's return to play protocol and will begin with his participation in a full practice with the Sevens.” Splitter was acquired the day before this season’s...
Via Liberty Ballers
1 day ago

Philadelphia 76ers eye season split vs. Orlando Magic

The Philadelphia 76ers will take on the Orlando Magic Monday night for the fourth time this season. The Magic currently hold a 2-1 lead over the Sixers in the season series. After losing the first two games against the Magic by scores of 103-101 and 105-88, the Sixers fired back in the third matchup between the two as they beat the Magic 112-111. The Sixers won that game all thanks...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia rallies from 13 down to beat Celtics 105-99

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Robert Covington made the go-ahead 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 105-99 win over the Boston Celtics on Sunday. Dario Saric scored key baskets to extend the lead and bolster his bid for NBA Rookie of the Year. Saric scored 23 points and helped rally the Sixers from a 13-point hole in the third. Covington buried a 3 with...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: time for some experimentation

The Philadelphia 76ers’ season is nearly over, but the team still has time to experiment with their roster in their last few games of the season. The Sixers have some young guys who didn’t really get a chance to play throughout the season, but head coach Brett Brown can now call upon these players to see what their skill-set consists of. Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot is just one example...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tiago Splitter | Practice (3.16.17)

Tiago Splitter speaks to the media following the teams practice in Camden, NJ.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons can’t wait to play for 76ers

Ben Simmons is out for the season for the Philadelphia 76ers as he continues to rehab from a broken foot suffered during training camp. The No. 1 overall draft pick is itching for an opportunity to play.Simmons shared this on Instagram Sunday: That photo was from before the 76ers’ game on Sunday against the Clippers in Los Angeles.Simmons has been with the team on its road trip...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid updates Instagram page, saddens Sixers fans

Joel Embiid is one of the most active NBA players on social media, and it’s safe to say he’s the undisputed king.From hitting on Instagram models, to asking other players about their virginity, Embiid really doesn’t have a filter, and there’s no topic he won’t discuss.Unfortunately, Embiid has been ruled out for the season with a meniscus injury, but at least it will not...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

With Joel Embiid out, who should win Rookie of the Year?

Joel Embiid is the NBA’s Rookie of the Year even if he is not the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. He’s been much more than just the best first-year player in the NBA, he’s been instrumental in changing the on-court culture of the 76ers while also being one of the most entertaining men off the floor. He’s given Philly fans a sense of optimism that they haven’t had since Allen...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons won’t play for the Sixers this season

With less than a third of the season remaining, time was running out for rookie No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons to make his NBA debut. Simmons suffered a broken foot back in training camp and has been sidelined since.Unfortunately for those with the Philadelphia 76ers, Simmons will now sit out the remainder of the season.“The scan on his (Simmons) right foot the first overall pick...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jahlil Okafor apparently wants to get traded to the Bulls

Jahlil Okafor isn’t dumb—he knows a trade away from the Philadelphia 76ers is likely so he might as well go ahead and make it known where he would like to play.Per the former Duke star himself, the Chicago Bulls are No. 1 on his list.ESPN’s Marc Stein dropped the report: It’s an unexpected development from Okafor himself. His name popped up around the New Orleans Pelicans...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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