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Joel Embiid feels '100 percent,’ is on track to play for 76ers …

Joel Embiid feels '100 percent,’ is on track to play for 76ers in preseason

yahoo.com dimemag.com Updated 14 hours ago
Joel Embiid has fun with Nerlens Noel during warm ups prior to a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Jan. 10, 2016. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) At long last, from the sound of things, fans of the Philadelphia 76ers might this season — possibly, pot…
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  • Brandon Jennings Defends Taking Robert Horry’s Career Over Regg…

    Brandon Jennings Defends Taking Robert Horry’s Career Over Reggie Miller’s Ring-Less One

    dimemag.com 18 hours ago
    USA TODAY Sports During the Olympics, Carmelo Anthony said that his three gold medals would make him satisfied with his career even if he never wins an NBA championship. His newest Knicks teammate, Brandon Jennings, would seem to disagree with that sent…
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  • Sixers' Embiid feels '100 percent,' ready to pla…

    Sixers' Embiid feels '100 percent,' ready to play

    ESPN.com dimemag.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)
    Sixers' Embiid feels '100 percent,' ready to play
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  • Phil Jackson names his biggest mistake so far as Knicks preside…

    Phil Jackson names his biggest mistake so far as Knicks president

    yahoo.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    Phil Jackson shoots the breeze with bluesman James Dolan (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images). Phil Jackson has been the center of much media discussion since he took over as president of the New York Knicks in 2014. Every decision he makes regarding the team’s …
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  • Phil Jackson Admits His Biggest Regret With The Knicks Is Not B…

    Phil Jackson Admits His Biggest Regret With The Knicks Is Not Bringing Jae Crowder To New York

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)
    Getty Image Phil Jackson has given himself the daunting task of trying to turn the New York Knicks into a respectable, winning organization. While he is one of the most respected and successful coaches of all time, he’s still relatively new at this whol…
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  • Jazz trade Pleiss to 76ers for Marshall, waive Marshall

    Jazz trade Pleiss to 76ers for Marshall, waive Marshall

    nba.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)
    The Utah Jazz have traded center Tibor Pleiss to the Philadelphia 76ers for guard Kendall Marshall in a cost-cutting move. The Jazz announced the deal Friday morning and then waived Marshall.
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  • Kevin Durant’s Videobomb Of Carmelo Anthony Didn’t Quite Go As …

    Kevin Durant’s Videobomb Of Carmelo Anthony Didn’t Quite Go As Planned

    dimemag.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)
    When the U.S. men’s basketball team won its third consecutive gold medal at the Rio Olympics last Sunday, perhaps no one received more accolades for the accomplishment than Carmelo Anthony. The Knicks’ star also won his third straight gold while setting…
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  • Relive Kobe Bryant’s Incredible 81-Point Performance Against Th…

    Relive Kobe Bryant’s Incredible 81-Point Performance Against The Raptors

    dimemag.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    Today is officially Kobe Bryant Day in the city of Los Angeles. Why? August 24th is 8/24, which happen to be the two numbers he wore in his Lakers career. It’s also one day after Bryant’s 38th birthday. What better time to revisit his finest individual …
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  • The Raptors Have Unveiled New ‘Huskies’ And ‘Chinese New Year’ …

    The Raptors Have Unveiled New ‘Huskies’ And ‘Chinese New Year’ Jerseys

    dimemag.com Aug 23 (6 days ago)
    Raptors to don Huskies & Chinese New Year uniforms in 2016-17. #WeTheNorth More: — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) August 23, 2016 The Toronto Raptors have been around for just over 20 years, but that hardly summarizes the history of Canadian basketball.…
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  • Rose: No. 25 jersey is a 'new step' with Knicks

    Rose: No. 25 jersey is a 'new step' with Knicks

    ESPN.com dimemag.com Aug 23 (7 days ago)
    Rose: No. 25 jersey is a 'new step' with Knicks
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  • Help Allen Iverson Finish His All-Time NBA Starting Five

    Help Allen Iverson Finish His All-Time NBA Starting Five

    dimemag.com Aug 21
    Allen Iverson will soon be inducted to the Hall of Fame, and the Philadelphia 76ers legend has been in the news in recent months explaining why he wore Air Jordans, reflecting on his time in the City of Brotherly Love, and even clarifying his thoughts o…
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  • Dario Saric Hilariously Called Himself ‘The Last P*ssy’ For His…

    Dario Saric Hilariously Called Himself ‘The Last P*ssy’ For His Poor Play In Rio

    dimemag.com Aug 18
    Getty Image The Olympics involve a different level of pride for most basketball fans. Nationalism overrides an allegiance to any league or team. That concept applies tenfold to Dario Saric, a 2014 lottery pick of the Philadelphia 76ers who will make his…
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  • Derrick Rose Doubled Down On His Comments About The Knicks Bein…

    Derrick Rose Doubled Down On His Comments About The Knicks Being A ‘Super Team’

    dimemag.com Aug 17
    Derrick Rose raised more than a few eyebrows in the free agency this summer when he proclaimed that the newly-revamped New York Knicks qualified as a “super team.” In his defense, their outlook is a lot better now that they’ve added Rose and Joakim Noah…
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  • A Dentist Acted As The Liaison Between Phil Jackson And Joakim …

    A Dentist Acted As The Liaison Between Phil Jackson And Joakim Noah

    dimemag.com Aug 14
    Getty Image The relationship between Phil Jackson and new Knicks center Joakim Noah is a weird one. We know that Noah once randomly popped into Jackson’s home in Montana unannounced, and now it has been revealed that the two share a connection in New Yo…
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  • Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'NBA knows we're going to be pretty goo…

    Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'NBA knows we're going to be pretty good'

    ESPN.com Aug 14
    Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'NBA knows we're going to be pretty good'
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  • Why Ray Allen Might Have A Hard Time Returning To The Celtics I…

    Why Ray Allen Might Have A Hard Time Returning To The Celtics In A Possible Comeback

    dimemag.com Aug 10
    Getty Image There have been all sorts of rumors about Ray Allen‘s possible NBA comeback next season. According to one report, his rep reached out to the Golden State Warriors recently, and not long after that, Allen told the Hartford Courant that Spike …
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  • Spike Lee Is Reportedly Trying To Convince Ray Allen To Join Th…

    Spike Lee Is Reportedly Trying To Convince Ray Allen To Join The Knicks

    Getty Image Ray Allen last played in the NBA in 2014 with the Miami Heat. He’s 41, and he’s a former 10-time All-Star with two NBA titles to his name. However, despite the fact that he hasn’t played the last two seasons, and despite the fine career that…
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  • Brook Lopez praises the rebuilding Nets' 'abnormal' offseason

    Brook Lopez praises the rebuilding Nets' 'abnormal' offseason

    yahoo.com Aug 5
    Brook Lopez has seen some stuff. He also hasn’t seen some stuff. (Getty Images) Even when the Brooklyn Nets go normal, they’re far from normal. When they do the right things, make the smart moves, play the personnel game the right way, things aren’t nor…
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  • Celtics Summer Forecast: Which young player will have a leap ye…

    Celtics Summer Forecast: Which young player will have a leap year?

    ESPN.com Aug 5
    Celtics Summer Forecast: Which young player will have a leap year?
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  • Could Metta World Peace Really Have ‘Averaged 15 Or 20’ If The …

    Could Metta World Peace Really Have ‘Averaged 15 Or 20’ If The Lakers Let Him Play More?

    dimemag.com Aug 4
    USA TODAY Sports Metta World Peace was an integral part of the Lakers’ back-to-back championships in 2009 and 2010, especially the latter during which he sunk a crucial three-pointer in the waning moments of Game 7 against the Celtics. But he’s been on …
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  • Video - Nets Outlast Bucks 01:33

    Nets Outlast Bucks

    Mar 20
    The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
  • Video - Not-So-Smart Ejection 01:29

    Not-So-Smart Ejection

    Mar 20
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
  • Video - Iverson The Exec? 06:16

    Iverson The Exec?

    Mar 20
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss whether Allen Iverson would make a good NBA executive.
  • Video - Bulls Charge Past Raptors 01:09

    Bulls Charge Past Raptors

    Mar 20
    Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.