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Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

dimemag.com Updated Apr 14 (2 days ago)
Finally, at long last, the real season begins. But that doesn’t mean we can’t stop, look back, and appreciate the highlights and events that captivated us and stole our attention during the 2013-14 season. We’ve been treated to some great games, as rece…
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  • Tank job, Season 1, is nearly complete

    Tank job, Season 1, is nearly complete

    philly.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    The home schedule came to a merciful close for the 76ers on Monday night, and it ended, fittingly enough, against another team that has struggled through a season dedicated to the future rather than the present.
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  • Jefferson powers Bobcats to win over 76ers

    Jefferson powers Bobcats to win over 76ers

    ESPN.com Apr 12 (4 days ago)
    Al Jefferson continued his dominating play with 29 points and 12 rebounds, and the Charlotte Bobcats defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 111-105 Saturday night for their sixth win in seven games.
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  • Bobcats sit guard Walker with groin injury

    Bobcats sit guard Walker with groin injury

    ESPN.com nba.com Apr 12 (4 days ago)
    Bobcats coach Steve Clifford says point guard Kemba Walker is sitting out Saturday night's game against the Philadelphia 76ers because of a groin injury.
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  • Sixers' MCW finishing rookie season on a good note

    Sixers' MCW finishing rookie season on a good note

    philly.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    At a time when many NBA rookes have hit the wall, and then some, Michael Carter-Williams is still on the upswing.
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  • Warriors' Andre Iguodala drops Nuggets' Quincy Miller to the de…

    Warriors' Andre Iguodala drops Nuggets' Quincy Miller to the deck with evil crossover (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    Andre Iguodala's numbers are rarely gaudy. He's never averaged 20 points per game in his career, topping out at 19.9 for the Philadelphia 76ers back in 2007-08, and he hardly sniffs that number now that he plays a drastically different role as a complem…
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  • Alternative awards: 76ers' Wroten NBA's most valuable tanker

    Alternative awards: 76ers' Wroten NBA's most valuable tanker

    CNNSI.com Apr 10 (6 days ago)
    Which player has contributed most to a losing team? We hand out the crown in our alternative awards.
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  • Valanciunas, sorry for arrest, shines in win

    Valanciunas, sorry for arrest, shines in win

    ESPN.com Apr 10 (7 days ago)
    Jonas Valanciunas had 26 points and 12 rebounds to lift the Toronto Raptors to a 125-114 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, less than three days after he was charged with drunken driving.
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  • The 10 Greatest Shooting Guards In NBA History

    The 10 Greatest Shooting Guards In NBA History

    dimemag.com Apr 9
    The shooting guard position is a thing of beauty. Michael Jordan came into the league and dominated his spot and the NBA like no other player has ever done. Aside from Jordan, other players such as Clyde Drexler, Jerry West, Earl Monroe and many others …
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  • Raptors' Valanciunas to play after DUI charge

    Raptors' Valanciunas to play after DUI charge

    Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas will play in Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers, two days after being charged with drunk driving.
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  • Sixers keep sinking, but Brown stays the course

    Sixers keep sinking, but Brown stays the course

    philly.com Apr 8
    The days have dwindled to a blessed few for the 2013-14 chapter of the 76ers' rebuilding process, but not so few that there wasn't time to add yet another new player on Monday.
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  • Pacers' free fall continues, Bucks hit rock bottom

    Pacers' free fall continues, Bucks hit rock bottom

    CNNSI.com Apr 7
    The Pacers' free fall continues, tumbling out of the top 10 for the first time this year.
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  • Garnett back in Nets' lineup after 19 games

    Garnett back in Nets' lineup after 19 games

    ESPN.com Apr 5
    Kevin Garnett will return to the Brooklyn Nets' lineup and start on Saturday night against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center.
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  • Sixers' future success could be more than just a dream

    Sixers' future success could be more than just a dream

    philly.com Apr 5
    Sixers are not tanking, but this season will surely set the foundation for future success.
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  • Brown's greatest feat with Sixers has been teaching his players

    Brown's greatest feat with Sixers has been teaching his players

    philly.com Apr 4
    Knowing he was coming in to a tough situation, coach Brett Brown has tried his best to instill the necessary lessons.
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  • This Is Betsy Ross Doing The Nae Nae

    This Is Betsy Ross Doing The Nae Nae

    deadspin.com Apr 3
    The Philadelphia 76ers are currently holding some kind of event in downtown Philly. Attending this event are oversized mascots that are supposed to be famous American patriots. One of these mascots is Betsy Ross. Betsy Ross did the Nae Nae.Read more...
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  • Can Blazers claw their way back into contention?

    Can Blazers claw their way back into contention?

    CNNSI.com Apr 3
    Contenders or pretenders? After bottoming out, the Blazers are clawing their way back into contention.
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  • 5 NBA Draft Prospects That Could Transform Lottery Teams Right …

    5 NBA Draft Prospects That Could Transform Lottery Teams Right Now

    dimemag.com Apr 2
    To think that we’re only three weeks away from the start of the playoffs; the special time of year where all of the “It’s only the regular season talk” stifles and the “Win or go home” mantra begins. While 16 teams prepare their final rosters and create…
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  • Nobody knows if Nerlens Noel will play this season, which is a …

    Nobody knows if Nerlens Noel will play this season, which is a shame

    yahoo.com Apr 2
    Nearly 14 months ago, then-Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel tore his left ACL. His draft stock surprisingly slipped, as Noel dropped to sixth in the NBA draft, eventually taken by the rebuilding Philadelphia 76ers. Those Sixers surprised the league by pos…
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  • Sixers dealing with negative attention

    Sixers dealing with negative attention

    philly.com Apr 2
    Coach Brett Brown says the national spotlight as losses mounted caught him somewhat off-guard.
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  • Carter-Williams, Dieng named March's top rookies

    Carter-Williams, Dieng named March's top rookies

    nba.com Apr 1
    The Philadelphia 76ers' Michael Carter-Williams and the Minnesota Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng Tuesday were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in March.
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  • Video - 76ers Hold Off Celtics 00:59

    76ers Hold Off Celtics

    Apr 14
    Six 76ers scored in double figures en route to defeating the Celtics 113-108.
  • Video - Microtanking In NBA 00:18

    Microtanking In NBA

    Apr 14
    Tom Penn discusses why teams play young players more at the end of the season.
  • Video - Grizzlies Crush 76ers 00:39

    Grizzlies Crush 76ers

    Apr 11
    Marc Gasol posted a double-double of 21 points and 10 rebounds in the Grizzlies' 117-95 win over the 76ers.
  • Video - Is the Western Conference Overrated? 05:59

    Is the Western Conference Overrated?

    Apr 10
    Tom Haberstroh talks to NBA bettor and Twitter extraordinaire Haralabos Voulgaris about tanking and its effect on the mighty West.

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    Apr 16
    Longtime Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced Wednesday that he has reached an agreement to sell the team to hedge-fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. The deal is valued at $550 million, according to sources familiar with the transaction…
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    Apr 15
    The Clippers head to the playoffs looking for winning combos
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    Apr 15
    Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are progressing toward a deal to sign veteran free agent Lamar Odom before the NBA regular season ends Wednesday, according to sources briefed on the situation.
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    Apr 14
    Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard signed a contract extension with adidas on Monday that will make make him one of the highest-earning endorsers in the NBA.