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Anthony Bennett May Not Be Traded To Philadelphia

Anthony Bennett May Not Be Traded To Philadelphia

dimemag.com Updated 16 hours ago
In two days, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves will be able to make the Kevin Love deal official. As part of the package going to the ‘Wolves, it was reported that Anthony Bennett would be traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange fo…
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  • Sources: Wolves expect to land 76ers' Young

    Sources: Wolves expect to land 76ers' Young

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    The Minnesota Timberwolves expect to land Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins when they complete their long anticipated trade to send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers this weekend, according sources.
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  • Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Losers

    Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Losers

    dimemag.com 8 hours ago
    Anytime you have winners you’re bound to have some people that lose. This year’s summer is no exception: there were plenty of teams and players who “lost” this past offseason. After counting down this summer’s “winners,” it’s only right that we give an …
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  • Embiid Predicts Future MVP Rankings; Puts Himself First

    Embiid Predicts Future MVP Rankings; Puts Himself First

    dimemag.com Aug 19 (3 days ago)
    Philadelphia 76ers rookie and social media sensation Joel Embiid has mostly kept his Twitter game to romance this summer. With the 2014-2015 season fast approaching, though, it was only a matter of time until his subject matter switched to hoops. And if…
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  • Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners

    Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners

    dimemag.com Aug 17 (4 days ago)
    July has come and gone and August is quickly doing the same. You know what that means? The NBA Offseason is on its last leg and winding down as teams begin to look towards the start of camp. Rosters are pretty much set, the dog days of hefty contracts h…
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  • We Reminisce: Magic Wins Finals MVP As An NBA Rookie

    We Reminisce: Magic Wins Finals MVP As An NBA Rookie

    dimemag.com Aug 14
    Magic Johnson turns 55 today. To honor his birthday, we take a look back at his incredible rookie season, which ended with Magic winning NBA Finals MVP as the Lakers defeated the 76ers in six games to win the title. Taken first overall in the 1979 NBA D…
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  • Dime Q&A: Nerlens Noel On His Skinny Pants & Finally Be…

    Dime Q&A: Nerlens Noel On His Skinny Pants & Finally Being Able To Play Again

    dimemag.com Aug 13
    Before Nerlens Noel tore his ACL just 24 games into his freshman season at Kentucky, he was widely considered the favorite to be selected with the number 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Instead, Phoenix took Anthony Bennett, and Noel fell to the New Orlea…
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  • Report: ‘Wolves Will Trade Anthony Bennett To 76ers For Thaddeu…

    Report: ‘Wolves Will Trade Anthony Bennett To 76ers For Thaddeus Young

    dimemag.com Aug 8
    With the Kevin Love trade all but finalized, the attention now turns to how the Minnesota Timberwolves will approach their latest rebuild. In a scenario that’s been mentioned previously, it appears the ‘Wolves will re-route former first overall pick Ant…
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  • Transformation Tuesday: Joel Embiid Used To Be Very, Very Skinn…

    Transformation Tuesday: Joel Embiid Used To Be Very, Very Skinny

    The brilliant social media antics of Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid have made it easy to forget that he’s arguably the top talent of a loaded 2014 draft class. The two-way dominance Embiid flashed in his lone season at Kansas suggested far bigger…
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  • Sixers would rather be good than be liked

    Sixers would rather be good than be liked

    philly.com Aug 3
    It isn't easy to build the best basketball team in the NBA, but it's no snap to construct the worst one, either, and the 76ers, after the trade deadline last season, not only achieved that latter goal but might have fielded the least-talented team in th…
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  • The Philadelphia 76ers, shockingly, are reportedly against a pr…

    The Philadelphia 76ers, shockingly, are reportedly against a proposed revamp of the NBA lottery

    yahoo.com Jul 30
    The argument against NBA teams tanking games is tired and silly. For decades, pro squads have given up on entire seasons in order to develop young talent and secure high-end draft picks, but it wasn’t until 2013-14 the hyperdrive media and those who ten…
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  • The Philadelphia 76ers, shockingly, are reportedly against a pr…

    The Philadelphia 76ers, shockingly, are reportedly against a proposed revamp of the NBA lottery

    The argument against NBA teams tanking games is tired and silly. For decades, pro squads have given up on entire seasons in order to develop young talent and secure high-end draft picks, but it wasn’t until 2013-14 the hyperdrive media and those who ten…
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  • 76ers Ask NBA To Delay Anti-Tanking Measures Until They're Done…

    76ers Ask NBA To Delay Anti-Tanking Measures Until They're Done Tanking

    deadspin.com Jul 30
    A couple weeks back, it was reported that the NBA was attempting to push through changes to its draft lottery system: a re-weighting of the odds that would discourage tanking. The Philadelphia 76ers would reportedly like the NBA to hold on a sec, becaus…
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  • Road To Recovery: Sixers Center Nerlens Noel

    Road To Recovery: Sixers Center Nerlens Noel

    dimemag.com Jul 29
    Overcoming the adversity of injury is the common theme of our Road to Recovery series. He just turned 20 years old this past April, but Sixers center Nerlens Noel had to deal with injury misfortune before ever stepping foot onto the NBA hardwood after a…
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  • Charles Barkley offers to pay for funerals of three children ki…

    Charles Barkley offers to pay for funerals of three children killed in alleged Philadelphia carjacking

    yahoo.com Jul 29
    Former Philadelphia 76ers great and TNT NBA commentator Charles Barkley has offered to pay for the funerals of three children killed in an automobile accident following an alleged sexual assault and carjacking in North Philadelphia last week. The childr…
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  • Best-laid plans: NBA history not working in favor of Sixers GM …

    Best-laid plans: NBA history not working in favor of Sixers GM Sam…

    philly.com Jul 29
    NBA history not working in favor of Sixers GM Sam Hinkie.
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  • Joel Embiid Gets Coveted Rihanna Twitter Follow

    Joel Embiid Gets Coveted Rihanna Twitter Follow

    dimemag.com Jul 28
    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 Jul 28
    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
    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
    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
    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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  • Video - Cavs Not the Favorites 06:19

    Cavs Not the Favorites

    Aug 11
    The ESPN Summer Forecast, historically very accurate, calls LeBron's Cavaliers the East favorites, but David Thorpe is picking the Bulls.
  • Video - Embiid's Evolving Twitter Game 04:27

    Embiid's Evolving Twitter Game

    Aug 3
    76ers C Joel Embiid discusses his evolving Twitter skills, including courting Rihanna, eating his first cheesesteak and his recovery from foot surgery.
  • Video - Rookie Class, "One Four" The Ages 07:39

    Rookie Class, "One Four" The Ages

    Jul 31
    After watching them up close, David Thorpe says even beyond the big names the draft class of 2014 has a chance to be the best since 1984.
  • Video - 76ers Object To Lottery Changes 03:34

    76ers Object To Lottery Changes

    Jul 30
    Brian Windhorst discusses the 76ers' opposition to proposed changes to the NBA draft lottery system.

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    The Minnesota Timberwolves expect to land Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins when they complete their long anticipated trade to send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers this weekend, according sources.
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    Aug 21
    The Minnesota Timberwolves expect to land Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins when they complete their long anticipated trade to send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers this weekend, according sources.
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