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76ers' future may be bright, but present is bleak

76ers' future may be bright, but present is bleak

philly.com yahoo.com Updated 17 hours ago
The big chill Monday inside the Wells Fargo Center was caused by the building's ice hockey configuration. The cold reality was provided by the return of the 76ers, the city's professional basketball franchise that wants you and its roster of NBA neophyt…
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  • 76ers' Embiid becomes social media character

    76ers' Embiid becomes social media character

    nba.com 20 hours ago
    Joel Embiid has adopted a playful persona on social media, letting Philadelphia 76ers fans in on his celebrity crushes or endorsements 140 characters at a time.
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  • Cavs trade Bogans to Sixers

    Cavs trade Bogans to Sixers

    nba.com ESPN.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)
    The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired Philadelphia's 2015 second round pick (protected) in exchange for guard Keith Bogans and the Cavs 2018 second round pick in a trade with the 76ers, General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic…
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  • Rehabbing Carter-Williams unsure of return

    Rehabbing Carter-Williams unsure of return

    nba.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)
    Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams is unsure when he'll return to play following offseason shoulder surgery.
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  • Joel Embiid Returns To Twitter, Offers Take On Celebrity Photo …

    Joel Embiid Returns To Twitter, Offers Take On Celebrity Photo Scandal

    dimemag.com Sep 25 (5 days ago)
    Joel Embiid’s eight-day Twitter hiatus is over. His reign atop the NBA’s social media throne, though, is anything but. Instead of continuing to propagate his fictional romantic escapades, the Philadelphia 76ers rookie took to the web and offered his tho…
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  • Joel Embiid Posts Instagram “Photo” Of Rihanna Cheering Him On …

    Joel Embiid Posts Instagram “Photo” Of Rihanna Cheering Him On At Kansas

    dimemag.com Sep 18
    We chronicled Joel Embiid’s (successful?) courtship of Rihanna all summer long. The Philadelphia 76ers big man turned to the pop superstar after striking out with Kim Kardashian, getting her to follow him on Twitter at the very least – and depending on …
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  • Nerlens Noel Runs Rocky Balboa’s Trail Through Philadelphia (UP…

    Nerlens Noel Runs Rocky Balboa’s Trail Through Philadelphia (UPDATE)

    dimemag.com Sep 12
    Nerlens Noel has yet to suit up for the Philadelphia 76ers, but has already begun endearing himself to one of the league’s most cantankerous fan bases. In an effort to promote his goal of establishing a charity 5K going forward, Noel ran – or jogged, mo…
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  • Joel Embiid Sends Twitter Direct Message To Try And Improve His…

    Joel Embiid Sends Twitter Direct Message To Try And Improve His NBA 2K15 Rating

    Incoming Sixers rookie Joel Embiid has become something of a darling on Twitter, courting celebrity crushes AND NBA free agents while providing impromptu news fodder to those of us who can get a little stir crazy in the offseason. But now he’s using Twi…
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  • Sixers Contingent Watches Saric In Spain; Brown Compares Him To…

    Sixers Contingent Watches Saric In Spain; Brown Compares Him To Diaw

    dimemag.com Sep 5
    Young stars from the City of Brotherly Love’s team are already living up to their town’s moniker. Philadelphia 76ers cornerstones Michael Carter-Williams, Nerlens Noel, and Joel Embiid are in Spain watching future teammate Dario Saric play in the FIBA W…
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  • Reviewing The Sam Hinkie Era In Philadelphia

    Reviewing The Sam Hinkie Era In Philadelphia

    dimemag.com Sep 4
    It seems as though Sam Hinkie is almost done stripping down the team he took over after the 2012-13 NBA season. With Thaddeus Young officially traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the only player remaining on the Philadelphia 76ers roster, who was also…
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  • Sixers GM, Sam Hinkie, Doesn’t Know If Joel Embiid Will Play Ne…

    Sixers GM, Sam Hinkie, Doesn’t Know If Joel Embiid Will Play Next Season

    dimemag.com Aug 28
    By now we all know the story behind Joel Embiid‘s roller-coaster entry into the NBA. He was the ostensible No. 1 pick in an acclaimed 2014 Draft despite sitting out Conference play and the NCAA Tournament with a wonky back. Then he suffered a stress fra…
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  • Tony Wroten Shows Out At Seattle Pro-Am, Checks In On Joel Embi…

    Tony Wroten Shows Out At Seattle Pro-Am, Checks In On Joel Embiid

    dimemag.com Aug 28
    The Philadelphia 76ers are not going to win many games next season. This means a lot of players on their roster will get a chance to prove themselves. One of them is Tony Wroten, who showed off some moves recently at the Seattle Pro-Am. Via BallisLife, …
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  • Joel Embiid On Why Shabazz Napier Gets Dunked On By LeBron In N…

    Joel Embiid On Why Shabazz Napier Gets Dunked On By LeBron In NBA 2K15 Trailer

    dimemag.com Aug 27
    2K Sports released an extended trailer for NBA 2K15 this week. In it, Miami Heat rookie guard Shabazz Napier is featured prominently towards the end when he’s on the receiving end of a slam dunk from LeBron James. Sixers rookie Joel Embiid took to Twitt…
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  • If Hasheem Thabeet Sits Behind You In Coach, Don't Recline Your…

    If Hasheem Thabeet Sits Behind You In Coach, Don't Recline Your Seat

    There's been a lot of recent talk about the proper etiquette of reclining your seat on an airplane. (The correct answer is: don't do it .) But definitely don't do it if the guy behind you is listed at 7-foot-3.Read more...
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  • Joel Embiid Has Big Aspirations For Former Teammate Andrew Wigg…

    Joel Embiid Has Big Aspirations For Former Teammate Andrew Wiggins

    dimemag.com Aug 24
    Apparently Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid can use his Twitter feed for more than humorous romantic escapades. In wake of Andrew Wiggins being officially traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, Embiid took to social media to share his big aspiration…
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  • Young the last limb trimmed from the 76ers' old tree

    Young the last limb trimmed from the 76ers' old tree

    philly.com Aug 23
    The last limb of the old tree was lopped off Saturday, when the 76ers traded forward Thaddeus Young as part of a three-team swapfest that brings back two ordinary bench players and a future first-round draft pick.
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  • Report: Kevin Love, Andrew Wiggins Trade Is Finally Official

    Report: Kevin Love, Andrew Wiggins Trade Is Finally Official

    The wait is finally over. With the 30-day moratorium on trading Andrew Wiggins having finally expired, Kevin Love has officially been dealt to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Cleveland, Minnesota and Philadelphia have completed NBA trade call, source tells Yah…
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  • Thaddeus Young's headed to the Wolves, as Flip Saunders celebra…

    Thaddeus Young's headed to the Wolves, as Flip Saunders celebrates a win by betting on himself

    yahoo.com Aug 22
    As the Philadelphia 76ers have floundered for the past two seasons — first accidentally (thanks, Andrew!) and then on purpose (thanks, Sam!) — a certain segment of NBA obsessives have wished for a better fate for Thaddeus Young. The long-tenured Philly …
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    #NBArank Hates Big Men

    Sep 15
    Why are so many quality big men at the bottom of ESPN.com's #NBArank list?
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    Mint Condition: NBA Rookies Generating Buzz

    Sep 3
    Panini's Jim Stefano breaks down the NBA rookies, including Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine, creating buzz in the trading card market.
  • Video - Sources: 76ers To Trade For, Waive Thabeet 03:35

    Sources: 76ers To Trade For, Waive Thabeet

    Aug 26
    Amin Elhassan discusses the proposed trade between the Thunder and the 76ers that will send Hasheem Thabeet to Philadelphia where he will be waived.
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