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Why the Philadelphia 76ers Trading Nerlens Noel was Terrible

The Philadelphia 76ers trading Nerlens Noel was a bad move, and Bryan Colangelo should be held responsible for the small return. The following quote is from an article I wrote on December 2, 2016, suggesting the Philadelphia 76ers trade Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks for Andrew Bogut and a top 5 protected 2017 first round pick. On […] Why the Philadelphia 76ers Trading...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 hour ago

Sixers Will Need To Polish Justin Anderson’s Game

A very surprising trade shook up the Sixers roster, leaving Philadelphia with a new wing prospect in Justin Anderson. The team will have to put him through a vigorous developmental path to see him become effective. Justin Anderson once ruled the NCAA as one of the top players in the country. His star power shined […] Sixers Will Need To Polish Justin Anderson’s Game - Section...
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1 hour ago

Ben Simmons Likely to Miss Full Season, Reportedly

According to NBA rumors, Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons very likely could miss his entire rookie season due to bad cat scan results on Thursday. Well, Philadelphia 76ers fans might have to see yet another rookie sit out for their entire first season after being drafted by the team. Nerlens Noel missed what should have […] Ben Simmons Likely to Miss Full Season, Reportedly...
Via The Sixer Sense
2 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Player Profile: Who is Justin Anderson?

The trade deadline has officially passed for the Philadelphia 76ers and the NBA. While he isn’t a superstar, there are plenty of reason to be optimistic about the newest player, Justin Anderson. Justin Anderson came into the NBA as a 21-year-old junior. A 4 star recruit from Montross Virginia, Anderson decided to remain close to […] Philadelphia 76ers Player Profile: Who is Justin...
Via The Sixer Sense
3 hours ago

The 76ers Are Lying To The Public (Again) About The Nerlens Noel Trade

The Sixers would like you to think they got a first round draft pick by trading Nerlens Noel. They’re lying. The 76ers traded Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks yesterday, as I’m sure you’ve heard. The world found out for the first time via an Adrian Wojnarowski tweet a little before noon on Trade Deadline Thursday, followed up by the proposed terms: Noel for a first round...
Via Liberty Ballers
4 hours ago

Report: Ben Simmons gets bad news on CT scan

The Philadelphia 76ers were awaiting results on a CT scan Ben Simmons was set to undergo on his foot Thursday, and a report says things did not go well.WIP’s John Barchard reported on Twitter that he heard the scan “didn’t go as planned,” which puts Simmons’ season in doubt. Adding to that speculation was Simmons putting a sad face on his Snapchat. The last scan Simmons...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sixers release Chasson Randle

The Sixers had to release Randle in order to complete the Nerlens Noel trade. The Philadelphia 76ers officially announced their trade with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday evening, but needed to place Chasson Randle on waivers in order to complete the deal. The additions of shooting guard Justin Anderson and center Andrew Bogut put the team over the 15 man roster limit, and the...
Via Liberty Ballers
12 hours ago

Joel Embiid: 76ers misled media about my injury timeframe

Joel Embiid is not happy with the way the Philadelphia 76ers publicly handled his knee injury.Embiid says that he was told by the team he would be out a few weeks with his knee injury, but they told the media he was day-to-day, leading to more attention to his situation than necessary.“I was told that I was going to kind of miss two or three weeks,” Embiid said Thursday via Philly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: reviewing trade deadline transactions

The Philadelphia 76ers were one of the more active teams at the trade deadline, making two trades to change their roster and get rid of the frontcourt logjam of young centers that they have had for the past season. One of the trades made sense while the other trade was a bit perplexing, especially when you look at the player the Sixers traded away. The first trade the Sixers made involved...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brown admits Simmons could miss entire season

Philadelphia 76ers fans may have to wait a little longer to get a look at Ben Simmons, with coach Brett Brown doing little to quiet speculation about him sitting out the entire season.Simmons is getting a CT scan on Thursday, and even before the results were in, Brown openly admitted that he couldn’t rule out Simmons not playing until next season. Rumors have been flying that Simmons...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

76ers trade Nerlens Noel to Mavericks for Justin Anderson, Bogut

Noel, who was drafted 6th overall in '13, is averaging 8.9 points and 5 rebounds this year                

WATCH: Brett Brown | Practice (2.22.17)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following their practice in Camden, NJ.
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1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hawks acquire Ersan Ilyasova from 76ers for Tiago Splitter

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have received scoring help for their playoff push by acquiring forward Ersan Ilyasova from the Philadelphia 76ers. The 76ers announced Wednesday night they got center Tiago Splitter and a protected second-round draft pick from Atlanta. The 76ers have the right to swap another 2017 second-round pick with the Hawks. The 6-foot-10 Ilyasova is expected...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pacers and Sixers have talked Jahlil Okafor trade

The Indiana Pacers are looking to buy before Thursday’s trade deadline. Indications are that the team is willing to give up a first-round pick in order to bring in someone to help Paul George and youngster Myles Turner as the season progresses.Meanwhile, Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor has long been on the trade block. The team removed him from action earlier this month...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid once contemplated retirement while in 'a dark place'

Joel Embiid has revealed his first two injury-plagued seasons were so trying at times he actually contemplated retirement. Given the rocky road the Philadelphia 76ers budding young superstar had to navigate in his first two seasons, perhaps that revelation shouldn't be all that surprising.Before even being drafted third-overall by the Sixers in the 2014 NBA Draft, Embiid underwent...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Doctor’s visit to determine if Ben Simmons’ right foot is fully healed

Ben Simmons’ highly anticipated debut for the Philadelphia 76ers could be further delayed if the news isn’t good during an upcoming doctor’s visit. Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Simmons is scheduled to visit the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York as early as Monday to determine if the right foot he injured on Sep. 30 is fully healed after a...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Simmons’ foot might still not be fully healed

Philadelphia 76ers rookie forward Ben Simmons continues to remain out with a foot injury suffered before the season began.According to a report, he is headed back to have his foot checked out at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York “as early as next Monday” to see if the bone in his foot is fully mended.This follows a January 23rd visit, which revealed his foot still...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Too much to Process: Can Simmons match the Embiid hype?

The Process has begun to bear fruit, finally, for the Philadelphia 76ers, mainly due to the excitement and abilities of Joel Embiid. But that's not all the Sixers have — Dario Saric has also been excellent in his rookie season, T.J. McConnell is playing better than anyone would have ever predicted, Nerlens Noel is flexing his defensive muscles and, oh yeah, the first overall pick...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jahlil Okafor ‘trying to focus on playing basketball’ amid trade rumors

Jahlil Okafor has rejoined the Philadelphia 76ers ahead of Wednesday’s match-up with the Boston Celtics after not traveling with the team for its past two games amid persistent trade rumors. And now that Okafor is back with the team, the second-year player is doing his best to ignore all the rampant speculation.“I’m just trying to focus on playing basketball,” Okafor said...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Okafor did not travel with 76ers to Charlotte

Amid rampant trade rumors, Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor reportedly did not travel with the team to Charlotte for a Monday matchup against the Hornets. This follows a report that indicated the 76ers would hold Okafor out of games until after the All-Star break as they looked for the ideal trade partner to unload the talented center (more on that here).Okafor has reportedly...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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