Anthony Bennett May Not Be Traded To Philadelphia
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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…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com 4 hours agoThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Losersdimemag.com 8 hours agoAnytime 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Embiid Predicts Future MVP Rankings; Puts Himself Firstdimemag.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winnersdimemag.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…Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: Magic Wins Finals MVP As An NBA Rookiedimemag.com Aug 14Magic 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Dime Q&A: Nerlens Noel On His Skinny Pants & Finally Being Able To Play Againdimemag.com Aug 13Before 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…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 8With 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Sixers would rather be good than be likedphilly.com Aug 3It 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…Upvote Share Tweet
The Philadelphia 76ers, shockingly, are reportedly against a proposed revamp of the NBA lotteryyahoo.com Jul 30The 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
76ers Ask NBA To Delay Anti-Tanking Measures Until They're Done Tankingdeadspin.com Jul 30A 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Road To Recovery: Sixers Center Nerlens Noeldimemag.com Jul 29Overcoming 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Charles Barkley offers to pay for funerals of three children killed in alleged Philadelphia carjackingyahoo.com Jul 29Former 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Best-laid plans: NBA history not working in favor of Sixers GM Sam…philly.com Jul 29NBA history not working in favor of Sixers GM Sam Hinkie.Upvote Share Tweet
Joel Embiid Gets Coveted Rihanna Twitter Followdimemag.com Jul 28If 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Minnesota Timberwolves explore acquiring Philadelphia 76ers PF Thaddeus Young as potential replacement for Kevin LoveESPN.com Jul 28The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcomsdimemag.com Jul 24No 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Brown's fingers all over Sixers this summerphilly.com Jul 23This time last year, Brett Brown wasn't even with the Sixers; the difference this year is significant.Upvote Share Tweet
Rihanna Is Joel Embiid’s Latest Twitter Targetdimemag.com Jul 22After 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…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 21After 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…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 20Philadelphia 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Joel Embiid Is Really Good At Twitter. Let's Not Ruin This.deadspin.com Jul 16Joel Embiid sent a few funny tweets today:Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Surprisingly, Sixers on fans' radar this summerphilly.com Jul 16In this summer of our sports discontent, some fans are taking solace in Sixers' situation.Upvote Share Tweet
Cavs Not the FavoritesAug 11The ESPN Summer Forecast, historically very accurate, calls LeBron's Cavaliers the East favorites, but David Thorpe is picking the Bulls.
Embiid's Evolving Twitter GameAug 376ers C Joel Embiid discusses his evolving Twitter skills, including courting Rihanna, eating his first cheesesteak and his recovery from foot surgery.
Rookie Class, "One Four" The AgesJul 31After 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.
76ers Object To Lottery ChangesJul 30Brian Windhorst discusses the 76ers' opposition to proposed changes to the NBA draft lottery system.
Thaddeus Young of Philadelphia 76ers expected to land with Minnesota Timbe…Aug 21The 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.
Sources: Wolves expect to land 76ers' YoungAug 21The 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.
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose sitting out Team USA exhibition at Madison…Aug 20Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose was a last-minute scratch Wednesday night from Team USA's exhibition game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
Derrick Rose sits out practice but will play in Team USA's next exhibition…Aug 19Derrick Rose sat out his second consecutive day of practice Tuesday but is still expected to play for Team USA in its exhibition game Wednesday night against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.