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Inside the Sixers:  Stockpiling picks is all part of Sixers' pl…

Inside the Sixers: Stockpiling picks is all part of Sixers' plan

philly.com Updated 10 hours ago
ORLANDO - Folks are acting as if the 76ers aren't tanking. They are acting as if undrafted players Alexey Shved and Brandon Davies were a part of the team's long-term future. They act as if the Sixers (2-23) don't have the most inflated statistics in th…
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  • Local Houston TV Station Uses NBA 2K15 Pic Of Troy Daniels To R…

    Local Houston TV Station Uses NBA 2K15 Pic Of Troy Daniels To Report Trade

    dimemag.com 14 hours ago
    Yesterday’s trade sending Corey Brewer from the Timberwolves to the Rockets included Houston’s brief hero from last year’s playoffs, Troy Daniels. The sharpshooter was dealt to Houston in the exchange for Daniels and a draft pick in a three-team exchang…
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  • Wolves trade Brewer to Rockets for draft picks

    Wolves trade Brewer to Rockets for draft picks

    nba.com ESPN.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    The Houston Rockets made a move to bolster their depth on the perimeter on Friday, obtaining veteran swing man Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves in a three-team trade that also included the Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • NBA Shit List: The Philadelphia 76ers, Who Are Capitalism's Dia…

    NBA Shit List: The Philadelphia 76ers, Who Are Capitalism's Diarrhea

    deadspin.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)
    Something confounding is happening in Philadelphia. The meanest, vilest, prosthetic-leg-stealingest fanbase in American sports has gone soft for its garbage basketball team, apparently because management promised them a present if they'll all just behav…
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  • Evan Turner Compares Himself To Jesus In Return To Phildelphia

    Evan Turner Compares Himself To Jesus In Return To Phildelphia

    dimemag.com Dec 16 (5 days ago)
    It seems Evan Turner‘s return to Philadelphia was similar to Beatles first coming over to America, with girls “fainting” and Turner getting his “hand kissed by people” before the game. But when the game started, the boo’s rang down, prompting Turner to …
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  • For Sixers' Hinkie, signing Aldemir is a big deal

    For Sixers' Hinkie, signing Aldemir is a big deal

    philly.com Dec 16 (5 days ago)
    GM Sam Hinkie put his reputation on line by adding Furekn Aldemire, who made his debut against the Celtics.
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  • Sources: Sixers sign Turkish player to deal

    Sources: Sixers sign Turkish player to deal

    ESPN.com Dec 14 (7 days ago)
    Turkish big man Furkan Aldemir has landed a four-year contract in the $12 million range from the Philadelphia 76ers, according to sources.
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  • Inside the Sixers:  Roster turnover not easy to deal with on th…

    Inside the Sixers: Roster turnover not easy to deal with on the court

    philly.com Dec 13
    We are eight weeks into the NBA season. By now we should have a pretty good idea of which teams are lousy and which ones can hoop.
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  • Sixers coach Brett Brown laments the trading away of yet anothe…

    Sixers coach Brett Brown laments the trading away of yet another contributor

    yahoo.com Dec 12
    Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown knew what he was in for when he took this terrible, terrible gig. Brown knew that this terrible gig could turn into a fantastic gig after a spell, but that he’d have to endure several terrible rebuilding years in ord…
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  • Report: ‘Melo Would Consider Waiving No-Trade Clause; ‘Melo Den…

    Report: ‘Melo Would Consider Waiving No-Trade Clause; ‘Melo Denies Report

    dimemag.com Dec 12
    The Knicks are in shambles. They’re losers of their last 10 and bottom feeders in the weak Eastern Conference with more losses (20) than anyone else in the NBA; yes, even the lowly Sixers. Less than a week after a report about strife fracturing the team…
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  • 76ers get Kirilenko, pick from Nets

    76ers get Kirilenko, pick from Nets

    nba.com ESPN.com Dec 11
    The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired veteran forward Andrei Kirilenko, a second-round pick in the 2020 draft, guard Jorge Gutierrez and cash considerations from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for forward Brandon Davies.
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  • K.J. McDaniels says he blocked a shot so hard he gave a fan a c…

    K.J. McDaniels says he blocked a shot so hard he gave a fan a concussion

    yahoo.com Dec 9
    The Philadelphia 76ers have given potential viewers few reasons to tune in so far this season, but the play of rookie forward K.J. McDaniels has been a welcome positive. The 21-year-old Clemson product has combined superior athleticism and effort to bec…
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  • Magic Johnson: “I Hope The Lakers Lose Every Game”

    Magic Johnson: “I Hope The Lakers Lose Every Game”

    dimemag.com Dec 9
    Magic Johnson for Los Angeles Lakers general manager? If the Philadelphia 76ers’ long game eventually works as L.A. continues to struggle, perhaps it’s not so crazy. At a speaking event on Tuesday, the Hall-of-Famer endorsed outright tanking by saying t…
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  • Dime Q&A: Lavoy Allen On P. George, Tim Duncan & “Crazy…

    Dime Q&A: Lavoy Allen On P. George, Tim Duncan & “Crazy Rush” Of Playoff BBall

    dimemag.com Dec 8
    The Indiana Pacers have quietly stayed within striking distance of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference despite a myriad of reasons why they should instead be in contention for a high lottery pick. Even more forgotten is one of their key reserves, L…
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  • Inside the Sixers: Sixers will take the wins, no matter the opp…

    Inside the Sixers: Sixers will take the wins, no matter the opponents

    philly.com Dec 7
    Let's get this out in the open: The 76ers beat an undermanned Minnesota Timberwolves team on Wednesday and outlasted the poor-shooting and woefully constructed Detroit Pistons three days later.
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  • 76ers dedicate Chamberlain postage stamp

    76ers dedicate Chamberlain postage stamp

    The Philadelphia 76ers held a ceremony to dedicate a stamp depicting Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain during halftime of Friday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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  • 76ers' Brown spurns tank talk: 'Not close'

    76ers' Brown spurns tank talk: 'Not close'

    ESPN.com Dec 5
    As the Philadelphia 76ers try to build off their first victory after an 0-17 start to the season, coach Brett Brown emphasized that the team is not tanking the season.
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  • Will success spoil the Sixers?

    Will success spoil the Sixers?

    philly.com Dec 5
    The Sixers' first win means that he media frenzy is over and Brett Brown can focus on the big picture.
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  • Banged-up Wolves hit rock bottom with loss to Sixers

    Banged-up Wolves hit rock bottom with loss to Sixers

    nba.com Dec 4
    As a minority owner, team president and coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Flip Saunders holds as much power in one organization as any person in the NBA.
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  • Inside the Flyers: Should Flyers tank for top pick?

    Inside the Flyers: Should Flyers tank for top pick?

    philly.com Dec 4
    ANAHEIM, Calif. - With 10 losses in their last 11 games, the Flyers are doing a pretty good impersonation of the tanking 76ers.
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  • GIF: Zach LaVine Explodes For One-Handed Hammer

    GIF: Zach LaVine Explodes For One-Handed Hammer

    dimemag.com Dec 4
    It only took a little opening on the break after a 76ers miss, but it was all the thin-limbed rookie Zach LaVine needed last night when he got out on the break and threw down a feisty one-handed hammer after exploding to the rim from mid-court. Watch Mo…
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  • 76ers Get First Win, Are Still A Cynical And Indescribably Awfu…

    76ers Get First Win, Are Still A Cynical And Indescribably Awful Fraud

    deadspin.com Dec 4
    The Philadelphia 76ers managed to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves last night, bringing their season record to 1-17 and avoiding tying the record for most consecutive losses to start a season. They remain the grossest team in the NBA .Read more...
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  • Video - Kemba Powers Hornets 00:53

    Kemba Powers Hornets

    Dec 19
    Kemba Walker scored 30 points to carry the Hornets to a 109-91 in Philadelphia and keeping the 76ers winless at home.
  • Video - Hints of Tim Duncan 07:07

    Hints of Tim Duncan

    Dec 19
    76ers coach Brett Brown on the status of the prized, injured big man Joel Embiid.
  • Video - Who Will Be Rookie Of The Year? 05:17

    Who Will Be Rookie Of The Year?

    Dec 18
    With Jabari Parker out for the season, David Thorpe says it is Andrew Wiggins' award to lose.
  • Video - Celtics Crush 76ers 01:06

    Celtics Crush 76ers

    Dec 15
    Kelly Olynyk scored a career-high 30 points in the Celtics' 105-87 win over the 76ers.

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