76ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Players Need to Channel Playoff Excitement

Philadelphia 76ers players are likely keeping close tabs on the NBA Playoffs. They need to channel that excitement for a run next season. The Philadelphia 76ers are a team that has not been even thought of as a playoff caliber group in quite some time. After Sam Hinkie took over as president and general manager, he […] Players Need to Channel Playoff Excitement - The Sixer Sense...
Via The Sixer Sense
9 hours ago

Sixers stash Furkan Korkmaz wins Best Young Player award

Korkmaz is turning some heads overseas. Sixers draft and stash Furkan Korkmaz was named Best Young Player of the Basketball Champions League at the league’s Final Four Gala Dinner Saturday night. The 19-year-old Korkmaz was selected by the Sixers with the 26th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. He’s currently the property of Turkish powerhouse Anadolu Efes, but transferred to...
Via Liberty Ballers
10 hours ago

NBA Trades: What could a Lakers, Pacers and Philadelphia 76ers Trade Look Like?

Rumors are swirling about the Los Angeles  Lakers targeting Paul George. The Philadelpha 76ers could benefit by being a trade partner for the Lakers and Pacers For the last four years, April through June is speculation season for Philadelphia 76ers fans. How could the lottery go? Who is Sam Hinkie going to target? Will he […] NBA Trades: What could a Lakers, Pacers and Philadelphia...
Via The Sixer Sense
12 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers Johnson’s Weekly Mailbag 2

It is this week’s edition of Philadelphia 76ers Johnson’s Weekly Mailbag. Fans can ask me questions directly and I will give the best possible answers. Welcome all to Johnson’s Weekly Mailbag. This forum is for fans to pose questions regarding the Philadelphia 76ers. Had great feedback last week and this week we have some great […] Philadelphia 76ers Johnson’s Weekly Mailbag...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 day ago

Sixers: Jahlil Okafor, It’s Time to Go

After being drafted 3rd overall in the 2015 NBA Draft, Philadelphia 76ers fans have been holding on to hope Jahlil Okafor can prove his worth in a Sixers uniform. It’s time to move on. Jahlil Okafor‘s time with the Sixers thus far has been about as strange of a first two year-period an NBA player […] Sixers: Jahlil Okafor, It’s Time to Go - Section 215 - Section 215 - A Philadelphia...
Via Section215
3 days ago

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Philadelphia 76ers

After nearly three seasons of radical rebuilding under Sam Hinkie, the Philadelphia 76ers started anew under Bryan Colangelo in the summer of 2016. Hinkie's ambitious plan of building through the draft started to produce real signs of improvement, while continuing to be set up well for the future. After another down season in 15-16, Philadelphia had the top pick in the 2016 NBA...
Via RealGM - NBA
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless Looking To Repay 76ers Investment

Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Is Furkan Korkmaz Ready to Make the Jump to the NBA?

An up-to-date scouting report on the 26th overall pick from 2016. As a real long-term core has begun to emerge in Philly, it’s become apparent that the Sixers have one unusual, cozy advantage going forward: wing depth. Robert Covington has cemented himself as a permanent starter with outrageous precision and focus on defense to complement his streaky shooting stroke. Timothé...
Via Liberty Ballers
4 days ago

Sixers Tinder: Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot is on the right track

Everything went according to plan for TLC in year one. In every draft class, there’s always a handful of international prospects who emerge out of the dark corners of the basketball scouting world, enticing bloggers and NBA personnel alike with their size and seemingly limitless potential. In 2015, Timothe Luwawu (minus the hyphen Cabarrot at the time) was one of those guys, a...
Via Liberty Ballers
4 days ago

Could the Philadelphia 76ers be a playoff team next season?

The NBA playoffs are underway, and the most exciting part of the NBA season has not been disappointing, as there have been many entertaining games. The Philadelphia 76ers did not manage to make it to the playoffs this season, but they are definitely a team that could potentially make the playoffs next season. The Philadelphia 76ers are an up-and-coming team with a lot of young...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown | Exit Interview (4.14.17)

Sixers Head Coach Brett Brown speaks with the media following the conclusion of the season.
Via YouTube
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tiago Splitter | Exit Interview (4.13.17)

Tiago Splitter speaks with the media following the conclusion of the season.
Via YouTube
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid trolls Dirk Nowitzki after Real Madrid's win

Joel Embiid, for some reason, is a Real Madrid fan. There never really was an explanation why, so we’re going to assume he just followed the herd and jumped on the bandwagon.Dirk Nowitzki is also a soccer fan, and roots for Bayern Munich, which makes sense, given that he’s German.And for some reason, with the two teams squaring off in a Champions League match on Tuesday, Embiid...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Joel Embiid is the NBA Rookie of the Year

There is a very important distinction we can make in how NBA awards are titled.The most important award is, obviously, Most Valuable Player. As much as the specific parameters of that award are up for debate, the name itself at least offers the guideline that we should be trying to find the player who is most valuable.Apply this to the Rookie of the Year award. A player who plays...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Timothe Luwawu-Cabbarot is a future starter for the Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have a great young group of players on their roster. Some of those players are still developing, but they could soon become serious role players for the team. One of those players is Timothe Luwawu-Cabbarot. Timothe Luwawu-Cabbarot wasn’t given many minutes in the beginning of the season. Maybe head coach Brett Brown decided Luwawu-Cabbarot wasn’t ready...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons confirms he has been cleared for basketball activities

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons confirmed on Thursday that he has been cleared to take a major step in his recovery from a fractured foot.Simmons, the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s draft, told reporters he is fully healed and ready to get back to basketball activities early next week.“Tuesday’s just getting back into a routine,” he said, per Matt Lombardo of NJ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Embiid believes he deserves Rookie of the Year honors

Joel Embiid was poised to have a tremendously successful rookie campaign, but it ended in disappointment. Limited to 31 games before a meniscus tear in his left knee led to arthroscopic surgery, the Philadelphia 76ers budding star was playing remarkably well and deservedly heralded as the unquestioned front-runner to earn Rookie of the Year honors.Some have scoffed at the notion...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Simmons cleared for 5-on-5 work

There is finally some positive news about Ben Simmons’ recovery from a broken foot.Simmons was finally cleared for 5-on-5 work after receiving a clean scan on his foot Tuesday, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The No. 1 overall pick from last year is unlikely to play in the NBA Summer League this year unlike last year, per Windhorst. Sixers head coach Brett Brown said on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George and Gerald Henderson ejected for throwing elbows, PG13 goes off on refs (Video)

The Pacers’ 2016-17 campaign has been one of the most disappointing ones since the turn of the century, and it’s clear the team’s losing ways is taking a toll on the players, Paul George included. George, who was on the trading block for awhile, with the Celtics having inquired about him, has seemed a bit more frustrated on the court as the season has progressed. He’s lost...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George blasts officials after ejection

Paul George blasted the officials following the Pacers’ 120-111 win over the 76ers on Monday night, a game from which he was ejected.George got tangled with Philly’s Gerald Henderson with around five minutes left, resulting in double-technicals. A few minutes later, the two were ejected for a second incident in which Henderson caught George in the throat with an elbow. Henderson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers shut Jahlil Okafor down for the season

Playing out the string for the final two weeks of the regular season, the Philadelphia 76ers aren’t necessarily worried about wins and losses here. And while the brass in Philadelphia wouldn’t admit this publicly, losses are probably better for the team’s long-term viability.It’s in this that Philadelphia has shut down second-year big man Jahlil Okafor for the remainder...
Via Sportsnaut
March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brett Brown l Shootaround (3.31.17)

Brett Brown speaks to the media following a shootaround in Cleveland.
Via YouTube
March 31, 2017  |  Discuss
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