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Philadelphia 76ers Free Agency Rumors Point to Shooting Guards

Philadelphia 76ers free agency rumors point to the team going after a shooting guard instead of a point guard. Going into the NBA free agency period this July, most Philadelphia 76ers fans would expect the team to be making a push for a veteran point guard. Everything that Bryan Colangelo, the new team president, has […] Philadelphia 76ers Free Agency Rumors Point to Shooting Guards...
Via The Sixer Sense
21 minutes ago

Brett Brown is Expecting Philadelphia 76ers to Trade

Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown is expecting the team to make a significant trade this offseason. The future of the Philadelphia 76ers has a lot of variables, and one of the most obvious changes that could come as soon as this offseason is a trade with one of the big men currently on the […] Brett Brown is Expecting Philadelphia 76ers to Trade - The Sixer Sense - The...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 hour ago

Philadelphia 76ers Free Agency Rumors Round-Up

With free agency opening up on July 1st, the Philadelphia 76ers have already been the talking point of many NBA rumors. NBA free agency opens up officially on July 1st, which has the entire league in a frenzy. The Philadelphia 76ers, being one of the few teams that has to spend tens of millions of dollars […] Philadelphia 76ers Free Agency Rumors Round-Up - The Sixer Sense - The...
Via The Sixer Sense
4 hours ago

Hollis Thompson Survives "The Process", Isaiah Canaan Does Not

The Process band is finally breaking up. Two prominent Process roster holdovers, shooting guard/small forward Hollis Thompson and guard Isaiah Canaan, have both learned their Sixers related fate. After Derek Bodner originally reported his $1 million team option for the 2016-17 season, the Sixers confirmed the news via a press release. Team exercises option on Hollis Thompson...
Via Liberty Ballers
7 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers And New Orleans Pelicans Are Perfect Trade Partners

The Philadelphia 76ers should look towards contacting the New Orleans Pelicans about trading Nerlens Noel or Jahlil Okafor, as they could actually hold trade leverage despite the cluster in the front court. The Philadelphia 76ers had no success in moving Nerlens Noel or Jahlil Okafor on Draft Night in hopes of moving into the top-5 to […] Philadelphia 76ers And New Orleans Pelicans...
Via Section215
7 hours ago

Isaiah Canaan A Free Agent; Noel Trade Talks Update

The Philadelphia 76ers decide not to extend a qualifying offer to Isaiah Canaan, making him an unrestricted free agent. The team also reportedly had an interesting suitor for Nerlens Noel. The Philadelphia 76ers have decided to not extend a qualifying offer to streaky guard Isaiah Canaan, making him an unrestricted free agent. Canaan played a total […] Philadelphia 76ers: Isaiah...
Via Section215
11 hours ago

NBA free agency: Who are the Sixers' best and worst signings all-time?

The Philadelphia Sixers have had their fair share of free agency fortune, as well as some notable blunders. Watch video The Sixers are slowly making their way out of the doldrums of mediocrity. Philadelphia is at the tail end of their rebuilding stage, and their roster has some semblance of talent with Ben Simmons, Jahlil Okafor...
Via NJ.com
11 hours ago

Top European F Dario Saric poised to join 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers are set to get another big boost, with Dario Saric set to join the team reportedly within the next month. Saric told reporters in Europe on Wednesday that he plans to join the Sixers for next season, with the process set to begin after the Olympics. TRANSLATED (in ENGLISH)Dario Saric's quotes from today, on going to the NBA / #Sixers THIS season: pic.twitter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Fans Ask – Who is Furkan Korkmaz?

When the Philadelphia 76ers drafted Ben Simmons of LSU with the #1 overall pick, it was the conclusion of assumptions that began when the draft lottery was over. As most readers who follow my column know, I was a very outspoken delegate of the “draft Brandon Ingram #1” campaign. You don’t always get what you want when hoping for things. (Ask anyone that voted for Al Gore in...
Via Total Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers to pursue Harrison Barnes

The Philadelphia 76ers are entering a new era. One man that they reportedly hope will be a part of that new era is Golden State Warriors restricted free agent Harrison Barnes. The Sixers plan to be serious suitors for Golden State restricted free agent Harrison Barnes at the start of free agency, league sources say — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 28, 2016 As is the case...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers’ Bryan Colangelo Trusts the Process…on Draft Night

There are two days this season when Sixers fans could lay claim to their beloved team being No. 1 in the league, lottery night and draft day. For the current franchise ownership and management group, lottery night is about ping pong balls and luck. They can do no more than cross their fingers, pray the odds play out in their favor, and show some gratitude to Sam Hinkie for planting...
Via The Lottery Mafia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons is a Philadelphia 76er

After enduring a terrible season, the odds of the draft lottery and who the first pick would be, Ben Simmons is officially a Philadelphia 76er. The really was no other option here for the 76ers. With Simmons’ skill set and his connection to Brett Brown it was a pick the 76ers had to make. Simmons has all the potential to be a star in the NBA but the 76ers ownership needs to surround...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The French Revolution: Sixers add to the wing with Timothe Luwawu

In the days and weeks leading up to the 2016 NBA Draft, all signs pointed to the Philadelphia 76ers taking LSU’s Ben Simmons with the first overall pick. There was no question that the Sixers were going to use the first overall pick on the best player in this year’s draft class. Unlike the first pick, there was uncertainty surrounding the Sixers and what they would do with picks...
Via Total Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons' cousin killed in hit-and-run, was at NBA Draft

The days following the NBA Draft are supposed to be filled with celebration and joy for the No. 1 overall pick. Instead, for Ben Simmons, those moments were cut short as a close cousin of his was killed in a hit-and-run incident early Saturday morning. According to reports, Zachary Simmons, a first cousin of Ben, was killed after a car struck him at around 3:30 a.m. in Hoboken,...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons' cousin killed in New Jersey hit-and-run

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Family members say the cousin of Ben Simmons, who was picked first by the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA draft, has died after being struck by a car in a New Jersey neighborhood.Twenty-one-year-old Zachary Simmons died after being struck early Saturday while crossing a street in Hoboken. Authorities say the sport utility vehicle that struck the Ramsey man fled the...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: draft recap

The Philadelphia 76ers had a good draft in which they addressed some key issues they have faced in the past few seasons. It was disappointing to not see the 76ers trade up in the first round for another lottery pick to address the issues they have at point guard, but they still had a good draft. Here is a recap of the players they took with their three first round selections. Ben...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

What we learned from the Philadelphia 76ers Draft

The Philadelphia 76ers entered the 2016 NBA draft looking to begin a new era. After compiling assets and losing an embarrassing 199 games over the last three seasons, the Sixers and their fans were looking to end the night with some new players that would help them get back on the right track. With draft night now completed, Sixers fans may now be able to understand where the front...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers pick Simmons with first pick in 2016 NBA Draft

It has been no secret that the Philadelphia 76ers were going to pick LSU forward Ben Simmons with the first pick of the 2016 NBA Draft. On Thursday night they made it official when they selected the LSU Tiger. Simmons averaged 19.2 ppg and 11.8 rpg in his only season with the Tigers. With the 1st pick in the #NBADraft, Philadelphia 76ers select Ben Simmons, SF out of LSU. pic...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers Draft Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons goes 1st overall to the Philadelphia 76ers. How does he fit in the city of brotherly love? The Player: Ben Simmons was the consensus top player in the draft since the season began, and retained that status despite LSU’s poor season. He can handle and pass like a point guard, he rebounds like a center, and he has the size and length of a power forward. While there are...
Via The Lottery Mafia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers ‘ramping up efforts’ to land Celtics' No. 3 pick

The Boston Celtics have been working hard to find a team that will trade them an impact veteran player for the No. 3 overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, and they may ultimately strike a deal with the Philadelphia 76ers. ESPN NBA insiders Chad Ford and Marc Stein are reporting that the Sixers are starting to get more aggressive in their efforts to acquire the No. 3 pick...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Ben Simmons reveal on Instagram he’s headed to 76ers?

Ben Simmons may have just provided the scoop of the 2016 NBA Draft with an Instagram post featuring a photo from his workout Tuesday with the Philadelphia 76ers. Reports indicate that Simmons’ workout with the team provided tacit confirmation the team would be selecting him with the first overall pick of the 2016 NBA Draft. The highly touted prospect out of LSU possibly confirmed...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers inform Ben Simmons he’ll go number one in draft after workout

The Philadelphia 76ers have reportedly informed prospect Ben Simmons that he’s their top choice with the first overall selection ahead of Thursday’s NBA draft, reports Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. This morning Philadelphia 76ers informed camp of Ben Simmons he would be taken No. 1 in NBA Draft, league sources tell @clevelanddotcom. — Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Simmons' 76ers workout indicates team will draft him

Top NBA Draft prospect Ben Simmons worked out for the Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday, per Marc Stein of ESPN, indicating a promise has been made by the team to select him at the top of the draft. Sources say Ben Simmons' workout for the Sixers today is the strongest indication yet Philadelphia has promised to select Simmons at No. 1. — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 21, 2016...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers Have Face-To-Face Meeting With Ben Simmons

The speculation continues! After the 76ers held a private workout with Brandon Ingram (also grabbing dinner with Brett Brown and Joel Embiid, as well), there were thoughts that the 76ers’ interest in Ben Simmons was waning. Brandon Ingram seems to fit the Sixers better, so the Sixers hosting him didn’t seem like much of a surprise. However, in a report by ESPN today, the 76ers...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers impressed with Ben Simmons after meeting

The Philadelphia 76ers finally got their face-to-face meeting with Ben Simmons and came away from it impressed by the presumptive No. 1 pick. Marc Stein of ESPN reports the Sixers met up with Simmons in Cleveland Thursday before Game 6 of the NBA Finals. “The Sixers, sources said, came away impressed by the 20 pounds of muscle Simmons is said to have added to his physique since...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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