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Philadelphia 76ers Three Ways To Optimize Two-Way Contracts

The Philadelphia 76ers have a very competitive edge with the new Two-Way Contract options this year. But rather than focus on who, let’s discuss how to optimize that new option. Here are three ways to do so The Philadelphia 76ers are ideally positioned to take advantage of the Two-Way Contract clause in the new collective […] Philadelphia 76ers Three Ways To Optimize Two-Way...
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2 hours ago

WATCH: Mathias Lessort 1-on-1

Brian Seltzer of Sixers.com speaks with 76ers second-round selection Mathias Lessort a day after the 2017 NBA Draft.
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Joel Embiid, Dario Saric named to All-Rookie First Team

As expected, Philadelphia 76ers rookies Joel Embiid and Dario Saric were named to the All-Rookie first team. With the NBA Award show taking place later Monday night, some of the ballots are beginning to leak — with the All-Rookie teams amongst them. The Philadelphia 76ers have a pair of representatives on the first team with Joel […] Joel Embiid, Dario Saric named to All-Rookie...
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4 hours ago

Luka Doncic is still in play: First look at the 2018 NBA draft

The Philadelphia 76ers still have a shot at the first pick next season, and Luka Doncic is looming large as a potential option. If you are like me your head is thinking about summer league. June 2018 is a world away and hopefully the Philadelphia 76ers will have made a playoff appearance. With any luck next […] Luka Doncic is still in play: First look at the 2018 NBA draft - The...
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6 hours ago

Kevin Durant throws shade at Sixers’ new nickname

Kevin Durant had jokes for the new nickname for Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid, Dario Saric, and Ben Simmons.Not long after the Sixers selected Fultz with the No. 1 overall pick in last Thursday’s NBA Draft, Embiid sent out a tweet with a new nickname for Philadelphia’s four prominent young players. Below is what they will now be known as. It’s definitely not a bad nickname and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

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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2 days 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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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 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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3 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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4 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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4 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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5 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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8 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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10 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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10 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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17 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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May 26, 2017  |  Discuss
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