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5 Reasons to be Skeptical About the Sixers

The Philadelphia 76ers are on quite the winning run, but there are still reasons to be skeptical about their long-term success. The Philadelphia 76ers so far this year have done things to make fans incredibly optimistic. After a rough start to their season that seemed to be all too familiar to the team’s 0-18 start […] 5 Reasons to be Skeptical About the Sixers - The Sixer Sense...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 hour ago

Embiid scores 26, 76ers beat Raptors 94-89

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Joel Embiid scored 26 points, Ersan Ilyasova added 18 and the resurgent Philadelphia 76ers beat the Toronto Raptors 94-89 on Wednesday night for their seventh win in nine games. Embiid, who was questionable because of the flu, surpassed 20 points in fewer than 30 minutes in his 10th straight game. With Embiid leading the way, the Sixers are no longer the NBA...
Via Associated Press
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Simmons could make NBA debut after All-Star break

Ben Simmons may be ready to make his NBA debut in a few months. The same day that Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown shut down a rumor suggesting Simmons would make his debut on Jan. 27, a new report says the No. 1 overall pick could make his debut shortly after the All-Star break. ESPN’s Chris Haynes says Simmons has fully recovered from the broken foot he suffered in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons could make NBA debut following All-Star break: Report

Simmons was drafted No. 1 overall by the Philadelphia 76ers after one season at LSU
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
13 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Will Chasson Randle Sign Second 10-Day Contract?

  The Philadelphia 76ers have been hit hard with injuries at point guard this season. Will PG Chasson Randle‘s 10-Day Contract Be Renewed? The Philadelphia 76ers thought they had adequately addressed the point guard situation in the off-season. After all, the team had returning rookie T.J. McConnell, veteran free agents Jerryd Bayless and Sergio Rodriguez, […] Philadelphia 76ers...
Via The Sixer Sense
16 hours ago

Report: Sixers to consider run at Jrue Holiday this summer

Could the Philadelphia 76ers be throwing it back to the pre-Process days? According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Wednesday, the Sixers “will take a hard look” at New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday this summer in free agency. The 26-year-old Holiday, who is averaging 13.9 points and 7.1 assists per game this season, played the first four seasons of his NBA...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid’s minute limit will be enforced for rest of season

The Philadelphia 76ers made it clear there are no immediate plans to lift the minutes limit set for Joel Embiid. Further, the plan going forward is to keep that limit enforced for the balance of the season, despite the center making significant progress in his on-court development and recovery from seasons-robbing injuries. Embiid, after averaging around 23 minutes per game at the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Do the Philadelphia 76ers Believe In Richaun Holmes?

With the logjam at center looming over the Philadelphia 76ers, is the extensive depth at the position keeping Richaun Holmes out of the rotation for good? The center position has been the main topic of discussion for Philadelphia 76ers fans this season. With the meteoric rise of Joel Embiid and the Nerlens Noel/Jahlil Okafor debates […] Do the Philadelphia 76ers Believe In Richaun...
Via The Sixer Sense
22 hours ago

WATCH: Brett Brown | Postgame vs Wizards (1.14.17)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following their game against the Washington Wizards.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Embiid sparks 76ers to 1st 3-game win streak in 3 years

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Joel Embiid scored 24 points, blocked three shots and led the Philadelphia 76ers to their third straight victory, 102-93 over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. The Sixers are on their first three-game winning streak since they won four straight from Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014. Led by Embiid, the Sixers have won five of six games overall and are no longer...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown | Practice (1.12.17)

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

Embiid gets down with Sixers Dancers after win over Knicks

Joel Embiid not only is quickly becoming one of the NBA’s biggest young stars, he just might be one of the most charismatic as well. The Philadelphia 76ers center let it all hang out while celebrating Wednesday’s 98-97 victory over the New York Knicks by busting a move alongside the team’s Sixers Dancers. #NBAVote Joel Embiid pic.twitter.com/bNzIpcAub7 — Christian...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

TJ McConnell beats Knicks on buzzer-beater

With the New York Knicks leading the Philadelphia 76ers 97-96 in the final seconds, Knicks second-year phenom Kristaps Porzingis got a wide-open three to put the game out of reach… and airballed. The Sixers got the rebound, sprinted down the court, and got the ball to point guard T.J. McConnell on the baseline. McConnell put a spin move on Carmelo Anthony and nailed a game-winning...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers use Joel Embiid's love of Shirley Temples in All-Star blitz

Joel Embiid’s fondness for Shirley Temples has been well-documented. The Philadelphia 76ers are cleverly using his love of the kiddie cocktail to help get their talented young center an All-Star nod. The Sixers are sending ingredients for Shirley Temples to media members who take part in the All-Star voting process. A recipe with instructions on how to mix up the drink is also...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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