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Ford: Sam Hinkie's shadow follows the Sixers

Ford: Sam Hinkie's shadow follows the Sixers

philly.com Updated Jun 24 (3 days ago)
It isn't every day an NBA franchise is able to introduce the No. 1 draft pick, so Bryan Colangelo took a moment on Friday - as the team officially welcomed Ben Simmons - to acknowledge the man behind the bumpy road that made it possible.
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  • Brookover: Sixers' chances not good in free agency

    Brookover: Sixers' chances not good in free agency

    philly.com 21 hours ago
    The NBA's free-agent market opens Friday, which is the kind of news during Sam Hinkie's brief tenure as the 76ers' general manager that would have triggered enormous yawns. Thanks to his manifesto-accompanied resignation, we'll never know when Hinkie wo…
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  • The Sixers’ First-Round Pick Furkan Korkmaz Once Dressed Up As …

    The Sixers’ First-Round Pick Furkan Korkmaz Once Dressed Up As Darth Vader For A Dunk Contest

    dimemag.com Jun 24 (3 days ago)
    With all the NBA draft hype surrounding Ben Simmons, it would be easy to overlook the significance of Philadelphia’s other first round draft pick, Furkan Korkmaz. USA Today took some time to help us break down his strengths. All the normal measurables a…
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  • Sielski: Some stability for Sixers, and maybe for their coach

    Sielski: Some stability for Sixers, and maybe for their coach

    philly.com Jun 23 (4 days ago)
    A coach wants to coach, which means Thursday was always going to be a happy night for Brett Brown. The NBA draft, he said, is always one of his favorite nights of the year. Thursday's was his 16th, and it was special.
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  • New Laker Brandon Ingram goes bold at draft with wild jacket

    New Laker Brandon Ingram goes bold at draft with wild jacket

    yahoo.com Jun 23 (4 days ago)
    The general consensus heading into the 2016 NBA Draft was that two players held star potential — LSU's Ben Simmons and Duke's Brandon Ingram. The former went to the Philadelphia 76ers with the first overall pick, which left the Los Angeles Lakers to pic…
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  • Sixers Select Ben Simmons With The First Pick In The NBA Draft

    Sixers Select Ben Simmons With The First Pick In The NBA Draft

    deadspin.com yahoo.com dimemag.com Jun 23 (4 days ago)
    The Philadelphia 76ers opened the 2016 NBA Draft by picking LSU forward Ben Simmons, as everyone expected they would. They now have about one million dudes above 6-foot-10, and it remains to be seen how they’ll manage to work that logjam out.Read more..…
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  • The Celtics Surprise Everyone And Take Jaylen Brown At No. 3

    The Celtics Surprise Everyone And Take Jaylen Brown At No. 3

    dimemag.com Jun 23 (4 days ago)
    Getty Image After all sorts of rumors and speculation potentially involving a transaction with the Bulls or Sixers, the Boston Celtics made the first surprise pick of Draft night by selecting California product Jaylen Brown. Up to that point, they were …
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  • It's official: Sixers take Simmons with first pick

    It's official: Sixers take Simmons with first pick

    nba.com ESPN.com Jun 23 (4 days ago)
    Ben Simmons was signing 76ers jerseys and eating cheesesteaks before he was even drafted.
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  • Ford: After Sixers pick first, then the fun begins

    Ford: After Sixers pick first, then the fun begins

    philly.com Jun 22 (5 days ago)
    The 76ers hold the first selection in the NBA draft Thursday, getting their pick of the incoming hoops litter for just the third time in a franchise history that stretches all the way back to the Syracuse Nationals and a draft record that began when Har…
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  • Deadspin Awards: Worst Team

    Deadspin Awards: Worst Team

    deadspin.com Jun 22 (5 days ago)
    The Deadspin Awards are in July and we need our readers to decide the winners of these prestigious honors. Today, we ask you to answer a simple question to which we nonetheless hope you’ll devote some serious thought: Of all the bad sports teams, which …
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  • The Sixers Should Draft Ben Simmons And Start A Lineup Of Giant…

    The Sixers Should Draft Ben Simmons And Start A Lineup Of Giants That Block Out The Sun

    dimemag.com Jun 22 (5 days ago)
    Getty Image It has been a rough few years for my beloved Philadelphia 76ers. The team’s strategy of bottoming out to build back up — #TheProcess — resulted in near historic losing and every spouting lunatic with a column or television show yelling about…
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  • Brooky: Trading Okafor for a high draft pick is worth the risk

    Brooky: Trading Okafor for a high draft pick is worth the risk

    philly.com Jun 21 (6 days ago)
    The 76ers concluded their auditions for the NBA draft Tuesday and even had an unannounced guest on the practice court at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Ben Simmons, the 6-foot-10 teenager from Australia, agreed to a private workout wi…
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  • Report: 76ers promise to pick Ben Simmons at No. 1 in 2016 draf…

    Report: 76ers promise to pick Ben Simmons at No. 1 in 2016 draft

    yahoo.com dimemag.com ESPN.com Jun 21 (6 days ago)
    After an unprecedented multi-year campaign to rebuild through the NBA draft lottery that resulted in one of the least successful three-year periods in league history and the resignation of general manager Sam Hinkie, the Philadelphia 76ers finally lande…
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  • Jahlil Okafor Could Be Headed To The Celtics For The No. 3 Pick…

    Jahlil Okafor Could Be Headed To The Celtics For The No. 3 Pick In The Draft

    dimemag.com Jun 20 (7 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports Jahlil Okafor’s first season with the Philadelphia 76ers went pretty poorly. After winning the national title with perennial powerhouse Duke, Okafor joined a historically pitiful roster and struggled to adjust to both the basketball and…
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  • Deadspin Awards: Sam Hinkie Memorial Award For Worst GM

    Deadspin Awards: Sam Hinkie Memorial Award For Worst GM

    deadspin.com Jun 20 (7 days ago)
    The Deadspin Awards are in July, and we need our readers to decide the winners of these prestigious honors. Today, we ask you to consider a weighty matter: Who deserves the Sam Hinkie Memorial Award for Worst General Manager?Read more...
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  • NBA trade ideas (Insider)

    NBA trade ideas (Insider)

    ESPN.com Jun 20
    Boston likes the big man, and the price might be low due to limited interest elsewhere. The Sixers might give Okafor up for a deal centered around Ave...
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  • Did Tracy McGrady Call Out Ben Simmons For Disrespecting Retire…

    Did Tracy McGrady Call Out Ben Simmons For Disrespecting Retired NBA Greats?

    dimemag.com Jun 18
    Getty Image Despite some early reports that Ben Simmons might have played himself out of being the No. 1 pick in this year’s NBA draft, it’s now almost universally expected that Simmons will go to the 76ers first overall on June 23rd. Considering that, …
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  • Sielski: Can the Sixers' Colangelo turn Saric the idea into Sar…

    Sielski: Can the Sixers' Colangelo turn Saric the idea into Saric the player?

    philly.com Jun 17
    The last look that Bryan Colangelo had of Dario Saric on a basketball court was in November, five months before the 76ers officially hired Colangelo as their general manager and president of basketball operations, 17 months after the Sixers had made a d…
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  • Sielski: Pre-draft workouts show Sixers something but not every…

    Sielski: Pre-draft workouts show Sixers something but not everything

    philly.com Jun 16
    When famous athletes talk about living life "in the fishbowl," a pre-draft workout for the 76ers at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine serves as a fitting setting for their self-metaphor.
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  • Ben Simmons Posted A Pic With D’Angelo Russell So Of Course He’…

    Ben Simmons Posted A Pic With D’Angelo Russell So Of Course He’s Trying To Go No. 2

    USA TODAY Sports Unless something drastic happens in the next week, the absolute latest Ben Simmons will be picked in the NBA Draft is No. 2. The Philadelphia 76ers will either take him or Brandon Ingram at No. 1, and the Los Angeles Lakers will take th…
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  • Video - Iverson The Exec? 06:16

    Iverson The Exec?

    Mar 20
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss whether Allen Iverson would make a good NBA executive.
  • Video - Noel Guides 76ers Past Knicks 00:50

    Noel Guides 76ers Past Knicks

    Mar 20
    Nerlens Noel's double-double of 23 points and 14 rebounds carried the 76ers to a 97-81 win over the Knicks.
  • Video - 76ers Stun Pistons 01:10

    76ers Stun Pistons

    Mar 18
    The 76ers topped the Pistons 94-83 to snap their two-game losing streak.
  • Video - Celtics Win Fifth Straight 00:58

    Celtics Win Fifth Straight

    Mar 16
    Tyler Zeller and Avery Bradley combined for 46 points in the Celtics' 108-89 win over the 76ers.