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Philadelphia 76ers Need to Trade Up for Markelle Fultz

The Philadelphia 76ers need a point guard that can grow with their existing core, and Markelle Fultz is worth trading valuable assets for to add to the team The Philadelphia 76ers made out well during the NBA Draft Lottery last week, getting the third overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft — but the Sixers […] Philadelphia 76ers Need to Trade Up for Markelle Fultz - The Sixer Sense...
Via The Sixer Sense
9 hours ago

Sixers’ Draft Pick Determines Their Current Players’ Roles

What the Philadelphia 76ers decide to do with the third overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft will determine how their rotation shapes up come next season. This offseason may be the most pivotal yet during the Process era. With Ben Simmons set to make his NBA debut and Joel Embiid returning to health, the […] Sixers’ Draft Pick Determines Their Current Players’ Roles - The Sixer...
Via The Sixer Sense
13 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Trust Process But Can Team Trust Josh Jackson?

Philadelphia 76ers sit upon the third pick of the 2017 NBA Draft. Many project the team to select Josh Jackson,. But Jackson must now enroll in anger management class. Can team trust him? The third pick of the 2017 NBA Draft offers the Philadelphia 76ers plenty of options. On one hand, the team can try […] Philadelphia 76ers Trust Process But Can Team Trust Josh Jackson? - The...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 day ago

Why the Philadelphia 76ers should not trade away their first-round pick

The Philadelphia 76ers have the third overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, and they could do a lot of different things with that pick. I wrote about these options last week, and I mentioned that the Sixers could potentially trade away that pick. However, the Sixers should not trade away that pick, and there are a few reasons why keeping the pick will be the better option for this...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons’ sister rips Lonzo, LaVar Ball on Twitter

If you have Lonzo Ball going No. 3 to Philly in your mock draft, turn back now.On Thursday, Olivia Simmons, older sister of Philadelphia 76ers big man Ben Simmons, ripped Ball and his outspoken father LaVar in a series of tweets that also referenced her brother and Big Baller Brand. Simmons later went on to delete at least one of those tweets, but she is far from the only one taking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia 76ers have options with the third overall pick in the draft

The Philadelphia 76ers got lucky during the NBA draft lottery. The Sixers benefited from a trade that former general manager Sam Hinkie made a few years ago in which the Sixers acquired the rights to swap picks with the Sacramento Kings during this year’s draft lottery. The Sixers, at first, drew the fifth overall pick in the lottery, but, because of the trade, managed to swap...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Sam Hinkie’s Legacy and Why Bryan Colangelo Will Never Win

On January 18, the 76ers matched up against the Toronto Raptors. Joel Embiid stepped to the free throw line during the second quarter and “Trust the Process” chants started raining down from the Wells Fargo Center. Embiid knocked down the free throw, walked to the three point line and urged the crowd to get louder. “Trust the Process” chants began roaring as Embiid sank the...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas trolls Sacramento Kings over draft pick swap

Nik Stauskas has no chill.The Philadelphia 76ers guard trolled his former team, the Sacramento Kings, for their 2015 trade that involved him because of its 2017 implications.Here’s the tweet: Two years ago, the Kings were looking to free up some cap space, so they unloaded Carl Landry and Jason Thompson on the Sixers. In order for Philly to take on the salaries, the Kings threw...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers fans raised banner for Sam Hinkie at NBA Draft lottery party

Former Philadelphia 76ers president and general manager Sam Hinkie might be more associated with the NBA draft lottery than anyone else. Hinkie's plan was to build the team to lose and get high draft picks (there’s a good read on life after “The Process” from SI’s Chris Ballard here). So it seems thoroughly appropriate that ahead of the 2017 draft lottery Tuesday night, Sixer...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid expects to return to court in 2-3 weeks

Things are looking up for the Philadelphia 76ers.Not only is Philly going to continue rebuilding through the draft, but one of their top players will be back in action soon.Joel Embiid said during an interview from the NBA Draft lottery Tuesday that he expects to return to the court in two or three weeks.“I’m doing great,” Embiid said of his status during an interview with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sixers Camps Open Practice 2017

On April 9th, 2017, the Philadelphia 76ers hosted their annual Sixers Camps Open Practice at the University of the Sciences.
Via YouTube
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 1-on-1 with Coach Brett Brown

Sixers.com's Brian Seltzer goes 1-on-1 with Brett Brown at the end of the season.
Via YouTube
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Philadelphia 76ers

After nearly three seasons of radical rebuilding under Sam Hinkie, the Philadelphia 76ers started anew under Bryan Colangelo in the summer of 2016. Hinkie's ambitious plan of building through the draft started to produce real signs of improvement, while continuing to be set up well for the future. After another down season in 15-16, Philadelphia had the top pick in the 2016 NBA...
Via RealGM - NBA
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown | Exit Interview (4.14.17)

Sixers Head Coach Brett Brown speaks with the media following the conclusion of the season.
Via YouTube
April 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Why Joel Embiid is the NBA Rookie of the Year

There is a very important distinction we can make in how NBA awards are titled.The most important award is, obviously, Most Valuable Player. As much as the specific parameters of that award are up for debate, the name itself at least offers the guideline that we should be trying to find the player who is most valuable.Apply this to the Rookie of the Year award. A player who plays...
Via The Sports Post
April 17, 2017  |  Discuss
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