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Philadelphia 76ers: Is Sam Hinkie Lucky Or A Genius?

Philadelphia 76ers: Is Sam Hinkie Lucky Or A Genius? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. The man who runs the 76ers, Sam Hinkie is either lucky or a genius. There is no middle. Which one is he? Let me walk you through this, but I am leaning towards lucky and clueless. Yes he seems to be an excellent drafter, but was it luck? In the Michael Carter Williams draft, he...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Injury Update: Joel Embiid's surgeon optimistic about center's future

The Philadelphia 76ers went into the off season with more questions than answers following a dismal 19-win season, which included a 26-game losing streak. The Sixers have had solid play in the summer league from Nerlens Noel. The hope is that Noel, along with Michael Carter-Williams and this year's first round draft pick Joel Embiid, that the Sixers have something to build upon...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid humorously hollers at Kim Kardashian on Twitter

Joel Embiid's Kim Kardashian Twitter holler is the best Kanye West diss.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid Surgeon: A Return This Year is Possible

photo credit: /Robin Craft/ Flickr.com via Photopin.com NBA- The surgeon who performed surgery on Philadelphia 76ers rookie (C) Joel Embiid said on Wednesday that it’s a possibility that Embiid may still be able to play in the 2014-2015 season. The surgeon, who name is Dr. Richard Ferkel, told reporters “It’s certainly possible that he could come back this season,” Dr. Richard...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBASL GM5: JV Team Takes A Loss

The 76ers brass decided last night to sit Nerlens Noel and with K.J. McDaniels  out because of injury (left ankle sprain), the Summer Sixers reserves got their chance to shine last night.  Unfortunately those members on the roster shot a combined 36% from three and allowed Suns 1st round pick TJ Warren  to post a double-double (28 points and 11 rebs) in a  97-88 Suns Phoenix...
Via Philadunkia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers fan gets ’2015 NBA Champs’ tattoo on his ass (photo)

A Philadelphia 76ers fan, apparently undeterred by the fact the team suffered through a colossally miserable season during the 2013-14 NBA regular season campaign, staggering to a horrible 19-63 record — the second-worst record in the league — went out and put his money where his, uh, butt is by getting a “2015 National Champs” […] The post Philadelphia 76ers fan gets ’2015...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

OPSL GM3: Two Wins in a Row

With Nerlens Noel back in the line-up last night for the 76er’s the boys from Philadelphia were able to get another win against a struggling Houston team.  The Sixers beat down on the Rockets for the majority of the game winning 92-71. Noel played again last night after getting a rest for Game 2 on Sunday.  Noel played an average game at best only scoring 8 points. At times...
Via Philadunkia
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Impact of Nerlens Noel

For Philadunkia nation, the Orlando Pro Summer League is worth watching for many reasons.  We get the chance to see our 2014 high 2nd round draft picks take the floor.  We get to see Travis Bader, the 3-point specialist, fight for a spot on the team.  Fans also get to see the emergence of high-flying, St. Joe’s product Ronald Roberts, Jr. making highlight reel plays. All of...
Via Philadunkia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Tony Wroten Destroys Defender With Sick Crossover At Pro Am (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten dropped 53 points at the Seattle Pro Am over the weekend and no bucket was sicker than this nasty Shamgod crossover.   h/t BallIsLife
Via Thacover2
15 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Injury Update: Pierre Jackson injures Achilles

The Philadelphia 76ers are coming off a dismal season in which they lost 26 consecutive games at one point and finished with just 19 wins. Clearly looking at the rebuilding process to take a few seasons, they drafted Joel Embiid, who will miss five to eight months with a stress fracture in his foot.  They are also looking for improvement with several young players, including Nerlens...
Via NBA Injury News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

What Can Sixers Get For Absorbing Lin?

Recent reports from ESPN’s Chris Broussard and Liberty Ballers’ Jake Fischer have singled out Philadelphia as an increasingly-likely destination for international sensation Jeremy Lin and his “poison-pill” contract. In Sam Hinkie’s year-long quest to stockpile assets, he has repeatedly shown a willingness to eat unwanted deals (see: Granger, Danny & White, Royce), so...
Via Fightin For Philly
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets’ Jeremy Lin Could Be Heading to Philadelphia

With superstars LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony on the free agent market, teams all across the NBA are looking to unload some cap space and clear up some room for either of the duo on their squads. The Houston Rockets are one of those teams, and have the contract of Jeremy Lin — who is due to make $15 million this season — on their payroll. The Rockets are reportedly  trying...
Via Fightin For Philly
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Rumors: Philly confident in retaining Thaddeus Young

For the last couple of years Thaddeus Young's name has constantly come up in trade rumors all across the league. Many teams believe Young has what it takes to take their team to the next level, as he is a talented offensive player that can also defend multiple positions. But it appears he will be staying in Philadelphia. For now, at least.According to Tom Moore of Bucks County...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers draft Joel Embiid with No. 3 pick

The Philadelphia 76ers selected Joel Embiid with the third overall pick in the NBA Draft. Embiid suffered a stress fracture in his right foot and underwent surgery last Friday.  He will need four to six months to fully recover. Embiid, a native of Cameroon, averaged 11.2 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks this past season as a freshman at Kansas. Embiid was unable to attend...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The 76ers logo: Now with more Ben Franklin!

Professional sports teams tinker and make adjustments to their logo’s all the time.  The Philadelphia 76ers just made a change that I’m sure many fans will like. In the photo courtesy of RealGM, the 76ers have added a dribbling Benjamin Franklin as their secondary logo. I think it’s kind of cool.
Via Thacover2
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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