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GM58: Rapid (Everybody Beats the Wiz) Reacts

Washington Wizards 81 FinalRecap | Box Score 89 Philadelphia 76ers Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 29 MIN | 4-9 FG | 0-4 FT | 8 REB | 4 AST | 2 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 10 PTS | +8 +/-A near double-double for Embiid’s babysitter, but he is still launching way to many threes for my tastes and I love the the three ball. Robert Covington, SF 26 MIN | 3-9 FG | 5-5 FT | 6 REB | 0...
Via Philadunkia
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel has block party against Wizards (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel led the way during Friday night's 89-81 win over Washington with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Noel also had three blocks, including these two tremendous stuffs of Nene and Marcin Gortat:It's good to see the Sixers fans getting a good show for their money.H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel leads 76ers past Wizards, 89-81

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Nerlens Noel had 14 points and 13 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers' 89-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Robert Covington added 13 points and Jason Richardson had 12 to help Philadelphia snap a five-game winning streak and win for the first time since trading Michael Carter-Williams. John Wall scored 21 points on 7-of-26 shooting for Washington...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Skies To Destroy This Nene Jump Hook (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers big man Nerlens Noel continues to show elite potential on the defensive end — while regaining the explosiveness he had as a freshman at Kentucky. Wizards big man Nene went up for a quick hook before Noel rose up for an emphatic block — sending his shot into the seats. The 76ers led 47-42 at halftime with five points, eight rebounds and two blocks from Noel.
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Thomas Robinson Signing Grade

(Source: Steve Dykes/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… After being set on the free agency market following a hectic trade deadline, former 5th round pick, Thomas Robinson, was released of his duties as a Portland Trail Blazer and forced to search for a roster spot around in the league. As he came closer to clearing waivers, Robinson appeared...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robert Covington Has Zero Interest in Dwight Howard’s FaceTime Requests

The Philadelphia 76ers may recycle assets indefinitely, but for now, at least they have Robert Covington! The rookie has been a random surprise for the Sixers this season, averaging 13.2 points and almost five rebounds per game. In fact, Covington is so confident these days that he has it in him to reject Rockets center Dwight Howard multiple times on FaceTime: This pretty much...
Via Busted Coverage
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Waived By Philadelphia 76ers, Returns To Russian Team

Andrei Kirilenko returns to Russia NBA All-Star Andrei Kirilenko has returned to Russia for the remainding 2014-15 season. As reported by NBA.com, the 34-year-old forward signed with CSKA Moscow in his native Russia after being waived by the Philadelphia 76ers. Andrei Kirilenko who was suspended by the Philadelphia 76ers in early January played his last game on Nov. 13 for...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: What to think about the trade deadline

Even if you’ve been living underneath a Patrick Star-esque rock for the past week, you probably still felt the aftershock resulting from the craziest NBA trade deadline in recent memory. Sam Hinkie and the Philadelphia 76ers were right in the thick of the madness, trading away both Michael Carter-Williams and K.J. McDaniels in separate deals, only moments before the 3 P.M. deadline...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Fantasy Basketball: Box Score Browsing – Canaan Fodder

Isaiah Canaan The Philadelphia 76ers are seemingly playing draft pick monopoly, accruing future firsts at an unheard of rate. Out the door was counting stats guru but shooting averse (Rookie of the Year no less) Michael Carter-Williams, into the fire is Isaiah Canaan. Coming out of the NBA hotbed of Murray State, he enjoyed a stellar four year career which included an All American...
Via The Fantasy Fix
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nobody on the 76ers is safe, including Joel Embiid

After dealing Michael Carter-Williams to the Milwaukee Bucks last week, it appears no player on the Philadelphia 76ers’ roster is safe — including players who have Rookie of the Year trophies on their mantles. Still, it’s probably safe to assume that Joel Embiid wouldn’t be included in such talks, as the only thing more shameful Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers reportedly 'shopped' Joel Embiid at the trade deadline

*Take this report with a grain of salt. Maybe two.*'Shopped' is used in the title for lack of a better word. In his short time in Philadelphia, Sam Hinkie has already become known for his willingness to part with players in order to acquire assets, and reigning Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams proved to be no exception. The trade of Carter-Williams on last Thursday’s...
Via Around the Arc
4 days ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee says he wants to be a mentor for Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid

Center JaVale McGee has had an up and down career since he arrived in the NBA. He has shown flashes of great potential, but could never put it together was enough to be a factor down low. At 27 years old, McGee is in the prime of his career with a new start with the Philadelphia 76ers. McGee has made it clear to the 76ers organization that he wants to stay with the team and plans...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers Willing To Trade Anybody For More No. 1 Picks

I find this report hard to believe, but you never know what Sam Hinkie and the 76ers are thinking. After trading KJ McDaniels and Michael Carter-Williams — Philly seemed to be done making moves. In a report From Mark Heisler of Forbes.com, Hinkie is willing to part with everybody on his roster — Including Joel Embiid — if it guarantees them landing another top lottery pick...
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko signs with CSKA Moscow after being cut by 76ers

  Former NBA All Star Andrei Kirilenko has signed for CSKA Moscow in his native Russia after being waived by the Philadelphia 76ers. Kirilenko last played on Nov. 13 for the Brooklyn Nets before being traded to the 76ers, who waived him after last week's trade deadline. He says in a statement that at 34, ''the time has come to think about ending my career at the professional level...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 76ers Guard Isaiah Canaan Hits the Buzzer Beater to Beat All Buzzer Beaters

Buzzer beaters are by nature pretty darn cool, but there will never be one better than the one that Philadelphia 76ers guard Isaiah Canaan made against the Miami Heat. Half court shots, full court shots--no way any other buzzer beater will be able to top this one. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shot of the year: Isaiah Canaan or Trevor Booker?

  Philadelpia 76ers point guard Isaiah Canaan may have beat Trevor Booker for shot of the year on Monday. At the end of the first half against the Miami Heat, Sixers forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute drove to the basket and lost the ball, which flew to the corner. Hollis Thompson grabbed it and threw a mid-air pass to Canaan on the perimeter.  Dwyane Wade went for the steal...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers' Canaan hits amazing buzzer beater against Heat

The Philadelphia 76ers may be undertaking the most ambitious tanking job in NBA history but Isaiah Canaan must have not gotten the memo. At the end of the first half of Monday’s game against the Miami Heat, Canaan “caught” a tipped inbounds pass in the air and basically converted a touch-pass bank shot right as Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee Wants To Stay With 76ers, Mentor Noel & Embiid

I’m not sure many people would peg JaVale McGee as the mentoring type. According to Keith Pompey at the Philadelphia Inquirer: — that’s exactly the mercurial centers plan for his stay in Philadelphia. While many — including myself expected McGee to clamor for a buyout — the talented big man says he wants to stay in Philadelphia and help brand a winner. “I don’t want...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko to sign with Russian team

Andrei Kirilenko's NBA season is likely over, but that doesn't mean he's done playing basketball. From David Pick of Eurobasket.com: It wasn't that long ago when Kirilenko was a Brooklyn Net, playing in his last game for Lionel Hollins & Co. on Nov. 13 before leaving the team for personal reasons. That early-season contest against the Golden State Warriors was the last time Kirilenko...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: The Trade Deadline Grade

  (Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Philadelphia 76ers Trade: Michael Carter Williams, K.J. McDaniels Philadelphia 76ers Receive: 1st Round Pick from Lakers, 1st Round Pick From Thunder, 2nd Round Pick From Houston, Isaiah Canaan and JaVale McGee I have written many times how I am no fan of the way that Sam Hinkie...
Via HoopStuff
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid wishes Rihanna happy birthday with clever tweet

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is still lusting over Rihanna. Rihanna turned 27 today, and Embiid wished her happy birthday on Twitter. And the photo he included along with the tweet was perfect...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers fan hacks team’s Wikipedia page with Satan and Hitler references

76ers fans got so mad that they changed their Wikipedia to read that their president/GM is "satan" pic.twitter.com/e6D2Kt2PxW — Basketball Forever (@Bballforeverfb) February 20, 2015 The Sixers are rebuilding… again… and one fan is mad as hell and not going to take it anymore.  He or she took to the team’s Wikipedia page after trading away Michael Carter-Williams for...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: The omnipresent trade rumors surrounding Michael Carter-Williams

Ever since he won the Rookie of the Year Award, Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams has been the subject of countless trade rumors. According to ESPN’s Chad Ford, Carter-Williams has been a source of discord in the Sixers’ front office – one side believes he is the team’s point guard of the future, while the other thinks MCW is more valuable as a trade...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers trade rumors: Hinkie will take your salary dumps and second round picks, thank you

Unlike last year’s trade deadline, when they parted ways with Evan Turner, Spencer Hawes and Lavoy Allen (netting five second round picks, four players they’ve since cut and Henry Sims, all in the same day), the Philadelphia 76ers probably won’t be as eager to sell off their main contributors this time around. Most of their players are still on rookie deals and provide more...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers introduce new mascot, a fluffy blue dog named Franklin (pics/vids)

When an NBA team is mired in yet another dreadful losing season, perhaps one of the few things that can boost the spirits of its fan base — especially the wee ones — is to introduce a new mascot. At least that’s what the 12-41 Philadelphia 76ers are banking on with the official introduction on...Read More The post 76ers introduce new mascot, a fluffy blue dog named Franklin...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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