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Joel Embiid Gets Coveted Rihanna Twitter Follow

Joel Embiid Gets Coveted Rihanna Twitter Follow

dimemag.com Updated 11 hours ago
If you’re to believe Joel Embiid, his Twitter charms on Rihanna have worked better than anyone could have imagined. What seems far more likely is that the pop superstar is simply playing along via the web. Embiid posted a (photoshopped) photo of Rihanna…
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  • Minnesota Timberwolves explore acquiring Philadelphia 76ers PF …

    Minnesota Timberwolves explore acquiring Philadelphia 76ers PF Thaddeus Young as potential replacement for Kevin Love

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed interest in Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Kevin Love, according to sources close to the situation.
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  • Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

    Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

    dimemag.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)
    No professional sports league in the world promotes itself through social media like the NBA. Whether it’s fodder gleaned from individual players, promotions ran by the league office, or quirky internet stuff used by specific teams, the NBA is always en…
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  • Brown's fingers all over Sixers this summer

    Brown's fingers all over Sixers this summer

    philly.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)
    This time last year, Brett Brown wasn't even with the Sixers; the difference this year is significant.
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  • Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Target

    Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Target

    dimemag.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    After his failed courtship of LeBron James, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid set his sights on Kim Kardashian. Apparently unfazed by his lack of ... The post Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Target appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.co…
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  • Report: Celtics Will Sign Free Agent Evan Turner

    Report: Celtics Will Sign Free Agent Evan Turner

    dimemag.com Jul 21
    After an abysmal 27 games to finish the 2013-14 regular season with the Pacers, Indiana decided not to extend Evan Turner a qualifying offer this summer, making him an unrestricted free agent. According to the Boston Herald, Turner is expected to sign w…
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  • Andre Drummond Is Better At Basketball Than Bowling

    Andre Drummond Is Better At Basketball Than Bowling

    dimemag.com Jul 20
    Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid has been making waves on social media of late with a cavalcade of clever posts that have some calling him the league’s preeminent internet follow. The Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond, though, clearly isn’t quite rea…
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  • Joel Embiid Is Really Good At Twitter. Let's Not Ruin This.

    Joel Embiid Is Really Good At Twitter. Let's Not Ruin This.

    deadspin.com Jul 16
    Joel Embiid sent a few funny tweets today:Read more...
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  • Surprisingly, Sixers on fans' radar this summer

    Surprisingly, Sixers on fans' radar this summer

    philly.com Jul 16
    In this summer of our sports discontent, some fans are taking solace in Sixers' situation.
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  • 76ers Fan Gets "2015 NBA Champs" Ass Tattoo

    76ers Fan Gets "2015 NBA Champs" Ass Tattoo

    deadspin.com Jul 15
    This man tattooed "76ers 2015 NBA Champs" on his ass. Chances are, it is something he will come to regret. Read more...
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  • Andrew Wiggins Is Already Compiling His NBA Highlight Reel

    Andrew Wiggins Is Already Compiling His NBA Highlight Reel

    Sure, it's NBA Summer League action but Andrew Wiggins is still out there doing it. The Cavaliers and Sixers summer squads are playing tonight and Wiggins just pulled off this silky-smooth-yet-powerful dunk, slashing through the Philly defense on the ba…
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  • Philly should have a major golf tournament

    Philly should have a major golf tournament

    philly.com Jul 13
    Many would argue that Philadelphia is America's best sports city. Our passion certainly supports that claim, even if the 76ers' attendance frequently doesn't.
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  • UPDATE: Rockets, Lakers Finalizing Lin Trade

    UPDATE: Rockets, Lakers Finalizing Lin Trade

    The Houston Rockets have some work to do before they can sign Chris Bosh. Daryl Morey and company don’t have the requisite cap space to sign Bosh outright unless they move the salaries of Jeremy Lin and other players. Though it was previously reported t…
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  • Sixers better off avoiding free-agency fray this year

    Sixers better off avoiding free-agency fray this year

    philly.com Jul 11
    Plenty of drama in this year's free-agent market, and the Sixers are better off staying on the sideline.
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  • Championship Day schedule set in Orlando

    Championship Day schedule set in Orlando

    nba.com Jul 10
    The Memphis Grizzlies will take on the Philadelphia 76ers in the championship game Friday at the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. The Grizzlies and 76ers will face off at noon, with the rest of the schedu…
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  • Report: Lin Headed To Sixers If Rockets Sign Bosh

    Report: Lin Headed To Sixers If Rockets Sign Bosh

    dimemag.com Jul 10
    As speculation continues to rise trumpeting LeBron James‘ possibly imminent decision to go to the Cavs after his meeting with Pat Riley on Wednesday evening, the aftershocks are being felt around the league, especially with the Rockets. The New York Dai…
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  • Carter-Williams says rehab is 'ahead of schedule'

    Carter-Williams says rehab is 'ahead of schedule'

    nba.com Jul 9
    When Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams was in Orlando last year for NBA summer league, he spent most of his week shaking off questions about his less-than-impressive performance.
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  • Report: Knicks Looking To Deal Stoudemire To Sixers

    Report: Knicks Looking To Deal Stoudemire To Sixers

    dimemag.com Jul 8
    You can’t fault Phil Jackson for trying. The New York Knicks’ President has reportedly contacted the Philadelphia 76ers in hopes of shedding Amar’e Stoudemire’s ballooned salary to gain more flexibility in free agency. Nevertheless, it’s doubtful even t…
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  • Tony Wroten’s Insane Shammgod Crossover Might Be The Best You’v…

    Tony Wroten’s Insane Shammgod Crossover Might Be The Best You’ve Seen

    dimemag.com Jul 7
    Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten has graduated from NBA Summer League play, but that doesn’t mean he’s not honing some of the slickest handles in all of basketball. Wroten absolutely demolished his defender in a Seattle Pro Am recently with one of t…
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  • Timeline: Joel Embiid Twitter Recruitment Of LeBron

    Timeline: Joel Embiid Twitter Recruitment Of LeBron

    dimemag.com Jul 7
    Joel Embiid‘s bid to recruit LeBron James to Philadelphia on Twitter last week started out innocently and ended in disappointment. In the process, a social media star was born. At the start of free agency on July 1st, Embiid made his pitch to LeBron on …
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  • Noel's effort says it all

    Noel's effort says it all

    philly.com Jul 7
    His first game in Sixers Summer League shows his competitive fire
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  • Game Recap: Sixers 84, Thunder 73

    Game Recap: Sixers 84, Thunder 73

    nba.com Jul 6
    Casper Ware is doing his best to prove to the Sixers that they made the right decision keeping him around last season.
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  • Report: Sixers, Rockets Talk Trade For Lin

    Report: Sixers, Rockets Talk Trade For Lin

    The Philadelphia 76ers have become the NBA’s wasteland for notable players with outsized salaries. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Jeremy Lin could be the latest big name headed to Philly as the Houston Rockets attempt to shed enough salary to offer Car…
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  • Joel Embiid's Twitter Recruitment Of LeBron James Is Adorable

    Joel Embiid's Twitter Recruitment Of LeBron James Is Adorable

    One of the post-draft delights has been discovering that new 76er Joel Embiid is really good at Twitter. In between World Cup tweets, recovery tweets , and some savvy sponsor promotion, Embiid has been attempting to convince LeBron James to shock the wo…
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  • Rockets Disrespect Jeremy Lin With No. 7 ‘Melo Jersey; Lin Resp…

    Rockets Disrespect Jeremy Lin With No. 7 ‘Melo Jersey; Lin Responds On Twitter

    dimemag.com Jul 2
    The Houston Rockets pulled out all the stops in their pitch to free agent Carmelo Anthony today. They invited former Rocket Clyde Drexler to the meeting as well as current Rocket stars Dwight Howard and James Harden. They even put an image of ‘Melo in a…
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  • Sixers waive guard James Anderson

    Sixers waive guard James Anderson

    nba.com Jun 30
    The Philadelphia 76ers announced Monday they have waived guard James Anderson.
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  • Video - Warren Impressive In Suns' Win 00:41

    Warren Impressive In Suns' Win

    Jul 15
    T.J. Warren had 28 points and 11 rebounds in the Suns' 97-88 win over the 76ers in summer league action.
  • Video - Wiggins' Spin And Slam 00:13

    Wiggins' Spin And Slam

    Jul 14
    Cavaliers shooting guard Andrew Wiggins spins around a 76ers defender for the sweet slam in the second quarter of an NBA summer league game.
  • Video - Noel, 76ers Top Nets 00:36

    Noel, 76ers Top Nets

    Jul 9
    Nerlens Noel scored 14 points and grabbed nine boards in the 76ers' 92-86 win over the Nets.
  • Video - Noel, Gordon Make Summer League Debuts 00:29

    Noel, Gordon Make Summer League Debuts

    Jul 5
    No. 4 overall pick Aaron Gordon scored 7 points in his NBA summer league debut, and Nerlens Noel scored 17 points in a losing effort.

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