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Sunday Poll: Should Jawun Evans Have Stayed Another Year?

After slipping to the second round, we wonder if Evans should have stayed for his junior season. On Thursday, the Philadelphia 76ers drafted former Oklahoma State point guard Jawun Evans with the 39th overall pick in the second round. His draft rights were then traded to the Los Angeles Clippers. Coming out of college, Evans heralded many comparisons to the Clippers’ All-Star...
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Philadelphia 76ers: Jerryd Bayless should start at shooting guard

After missing all but three games in the 2016-17 season due to a wrist injury, Jerryd Bayless provides a skillset that should earn him a starting spot in the Philadelphia 76ers lineup. Due to all of the injuries experienced by Jerryd Bayless, the Philadelphia 76ers guard has become one of the most under-the-radar players on the […] Philadelphia 76ers: Jerryd Bayless should start...
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1 hour ago

Philadelphia 76ers Epic NBA Summer League

The Philadelphia 76ers launch NBA careers through the NBA Summer League. In fact, Summer League is of epic importance to team and players this year. The Philadelphia 76ers are at an important crossroads. There has never been a more important summer basketball event than the 2017 NBA Summer League. NBA teams are eager to see […] Philadelphia 76ers Epic NBA Summer League - The Sixer...
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12 hours ago

Sixers already looking to extend Joel Embiid

Having played just 31 games in his three NBA seasons, Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid can be considered a major injury risk.Despite averaging 20.2 points and 7.8 rebounds, Embiid’s 2016-17 campaign was cut short by a torn meniscus in his knee. Obviously, this has led to renewed concerns about his ability to hold up over the long term.Though, the Sixers themselves don’t...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown Media Availability

Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach Brett Brown speaks with the media a day after the NBA Draft.
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: 5 reasons Markelle Fultz was the right pick

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19 hours ago

What are Realistic Expectations for the 2017-2018 Philadelphia 76ers?

As many people view “The Process” as being completed with the drafting of Markelle Fultz on Thursday, the fans in Philadelphia are ecstatic, ready for the city of brotherly love to finally be a basketball city once again. The 76ers currently have 14,000 season ticket holders, and anticipate every home game to be sold out, something not seen in Philly since the Iverson-era. The...
Via The Sports Journal
22 hours ago

A deep dive into the cultural brilliance of the Markelle Fultz letter

The Philadelphia 76ers‘ culture is heading in the right direction, and Markelle Fultz‘s letter in the Players’ Tribune showed us exactly why. Markelle Fultz seems excited to be a part of the Philadelphia 76ers. Or, to put it in his words, “Yooooooooooooooooooooo!” The latest first overall draft pick dropped his welcoming letter on Friday morning for […] A deep dive into...
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1 day ago

Sixers: Meet the new kids on the block

The Philadelphia 76ers draft night went much differently than anyone would have guessed a month ago. Time to take a look at what exactly went down. Just a few short weeks ago, all anyone was talking about around Philadelphia was whether we take Josh Jackson, Lonzo Ball, Jayson Tatum, De’Aaron Fox, or someone else with […] Sixers: Meet the new kids on the block - Section 215 ...
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Brett Brown hints Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons may start season on minutes limit

The Philadelphia 76ers will have to keep trusting the healing process as well. Speaking with reporters on Friday, Sixers head coach Brett Brown was asked if frontcourt duo Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons would be able to start the season without a minutes restriction. “I think it’s ambitious,” Brown replied, according to Marshall Harris of CSN Philly. “We’ve all been around...
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Lonzo Ball considered favorite for Rookie of the Year over Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons

Bovada pegs Ball as a 3/1 favorite to win ROY. With Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons expected to make their NBA debuts this upcoming season (contingent on being healthy!), the odds seem stacked for one member of the Philadelphia 76ers to take home Rookie of the Year honors. However, one prominent sports book thinks the crown will go to a player set to take Tinseltown by storm. Bovada...
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1 day ago

Philadelphia 76ers: what will happen to Jahlil Okafor?

The Philadelphia 76ers just drafted Markelle Fultz in the 2017 NBA Draft, and it seems like the “Process” may be coming to an end. After countless draft picks, roster changes, losses, and painful displays of amateur basketball by an NBA team, the Philadelphia 76ers seem to be on the right track. The roster is young, healthy, and full of future stars, but one player who is still...
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2017 NBA Draft: Sixers sign James Blackmon Jr. as undrafted free agent

Despite going undrafted, James Blackmon Jr. found a landing spot on Thursday evening. After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA Draft, James Blackmon Jr. was one of the first undrafted free agents to reach a deal on the night, signing with the Philadelphia 76ers. Despite drafting Markelle Fultz, Jawun Evans and Sterling Brown, there could be a path for Blackmon to earn a roster spot...
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WATCH: Brett Brown Press Conference: Draft Night Recap

Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach Brett Brown speaks with the media following the 76ers' first pick in the NBA Draft.
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Markelle Fultz hilariously botches his Instagram ad

No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz fell into the trap of the poorly-edited Instagram ad on Thursday night.Hours after landing with the Philadelphia 76ers, Fultz, who has a partnership with Tissot, posted an ad about his new city and customized watch.Just one problem: he forgot to personalize the script. The post was swiftly deleted and a corrected version followed shortly thereafter...
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Joel Embiid destroys Lonzo Ball on Twitter

Look out, Lonzo Ball. The Philadelphia 76ers are coming for you.After Ball’s father LaVar made a bold playoff guarantee in an ESPN interview after the Lakers selected the UCLA guard No. 2 overall, Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons had a simple response. Simmons’ Sixers teammate, Joel Embiid, went even harder upon hearing the comment. Ball has said he’s prepared to be targeted by...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid shares new Sixers team nickname after Markelle Fultz pick

Joel Embiid and Co. were joined by former Washington point guard Markelle Fultz when the Philadelphia 76ers made him the No. 1 overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft.Not long after the team took Fultz at the top, Embiid took to Twitter to welcome the rookie to the squad. Embiid also shared a new nickname fans are now giving the Sixers, which is quite honestly amazing. Nobody wants to...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Markelle Fultz wearing shows made out of actual basketballs at NBA Draft

Markelle Fultz is set to be the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, with the Sixers trading up to pair him alongside Ben Simmons.And when you’re the top player in the draft, you need to look the part, so that’s what Fultz is doing.He’ll be wearing these shoes — which are made from basketballs — at the big event. Anyone else want a pair?
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Markelle Fultz literally laughed when asked about hot-take column saying he can’t win

Last week, Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Brookover wrote a column headlined, “Risk and price too high for Markelle Fultz,” in which he argued the 76ers shouldn’t have traded for the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft because Washington point guard Markelle Fultz is no good.The catch was that Brookover admitted in the first sentence of the piece that he had never actually...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Markelle Fultz: Sixers will start winning ‘as soon as I get there’

The Philadelphia 76ers haven’t enjoyed a winning season in well over a decade, but Markelle Fultz is confident that’s all about to change.When asked when the Sixers will start winning games, the former Washington point guard said, “as soon as I get there,” via Sean Deveney of Sporting News.Fellow incoming rookie Josh Jackson might just bust a gut laughing about that comment...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: 76ers Acquire No. 1 Overall Pick From Celtics

If there's any two teams most likely to meet in multiple Eastern Conference Finals over the next decade, it's the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers, and that potential rivalry became captivatingly intertwined with the biggest draft trade since the early 1990s.The methodology of Sam Hinkie was always about asset collection with acquiring multiple potential or established superstars...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Philadelphia 76ers should do during free agency

The Philadelphia 76ers have a solid foundation of young players, and they just need to add to that foundation by adding established players who will help this team take the next step to becoming contenders. The only way to do this is by signing players during the free agency period, and they have a chance to make a couple of big moves this year. Here are the three things the Sixers...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Philadelphia 76ers should do with their second-round draft picks

The Philadelphia 76ers have the third overall pick in the NBA draft, which is only a week away, but they also have four picks in the second round of the draft. There has been a lot of discussion about the third overall pick, but not much has been said about what the Sixers should do with their four picks from the second round. Seeing how the Sixers aren’t really in the rebuilding...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

A Furkan Dilemma: What Should The Sixers Do With Furkan Korkmaz?

Ben Simmons was the ultimate prize in the 2016 NBA Draft. That prize landed in the lap of the Philadelphia 76ers, who had three first round picks last June. Though Simmons missed the entire season injured, the team got to see flashes of potential from another first rounder in Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot. Luwawu-Cabarrot was the 24th overall pick and may turn into a real asset on the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rewind: Vince Carter's graduation day celebration that wasn't

Welcome to The Rewind, where we dig through tapes, YouTube videos and streaming services and revisit some of the most interesting games in history. There is something special about revisiting a favorite movie, a favorite show no longer on the air, or even just pulling out an album and giving it a spin the whole way through for the first time in a long while. Inevitably you pick...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss
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