76ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers Keeping Okafor As Insurance To Embiid Simmons News?

The Philadelphia 76ers cannot possibly as fickle as the “trade imminent/no deal” stance has appeared regarding the future of Jahlil Okafor. In the end, Jahlil Okafor remains a Philadelphia 76er The Philadelphia 76ers were imminent with a trade over Jahlil Okafor. The team was so certain that they literally benched him, pulled him from game […] Philadelphia 76ers Keeping Okafor...
Via The Sixer Sense
4 hours ago

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
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers still trying to trade Jahlil Okafor

If you thought the Philadelphia 76ers were done trying to trade big men after shipping Nerlens Noel to Dallas, think again.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical, the Sixers continue to seek a trade involving Jahlil Okafor even after trading Noel away. Apparently this is not an either-or proposition if Okafor is still available. He was the more widely-rumored departure in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 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
7 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                

NBA Rumors Philadelphia 76ers Deals Dallas Nerlens Noel

NBA Rumors now have Philadelphia 76ers dealing Dallas Mavericks  Nerlens Noel The NBA Trade Deadline is when the likes of Adrian Wojnarowski hit their wheelhouse. The guy just has the pulse of the NBA.  And when it comes to the Philadelphia 76ers, it’s pretty clear he is the guy. Philadelphia is in advanced talks to send […] NBA Rumors Philadelphia 76ers Deals Dallas Nerlens...
Via The Sixer Sense
9 hours ago

Sixers trade former Kentucky big Nerlens Noel to Dallas

Former Kentucky Wildcat Nerlens Noel has a new NBA home. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Philadelphia 76ers traded Noel to the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday for Justin Anderson, Andrew Bogut and a first-round pick. Nerlens joins a fringe playoff contender in the Mavs, who are currently three games back of the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference. This story will be...
Via SEC Country
9 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Need to Re-Sign Nerlens Noel, or Do They?

Nerlens Noel is a unique defensive center talent. As such, the Philadelphia 76ers need to retain Noel. Or Do They? To say I am not a fan of “The Process” of the Philadelphia 76ers would be an understatement. Philadelphia 76er’s center Nerlens Noel’s upcoming contract situation will represent what has always made me skeptical of […] Philadelphia 76ers Need to Re-Sign Nerlens...
Via The Sixer Sense
10 hours ago

WATCH: Brett Brown | Practice (2.22.17)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following their practice in Camden, NJ.
Via YouTube
12 hours 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
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ersan Ilyasova is Being Traded to the Hawks

Did you hear that muffled noise in the distance? That’s a minor WOJBOMB going off: Both Ilyasova and Splitter are on expiring contracts, though scattered reports seemed to indicate the Sixers were interested in re-signing Illy in the off-season (they still can, if they want to). The move nets the Sixers a couple of picks while also clearing up the starting power forward spot for...
Via Crossing Broad
1 day ago

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...
Via Yardbarker
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

Philadelphia 76ers: should Joel Embiid participate in All-Star weekend?

All-Star weekend is only a week away and the Philadelphia 76ers have three participants in two events during that weekend. However, Joel Embiid is one of those participants, but his injury history may be a concern for the team, especially after he has missed the last few games because of soreness in his leg. Is it worth it for Embiid to go out and participate in the All-Star weekend’s...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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