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Cooney: Likable Embiid could surpass Wentz in popularity

Cooney: Likable Embiid could surpass Wentz in popularity

philly.com dimemag.com Updated 14 hours ago
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. - As the 76ers wrapped up their second day of training camp on Wednesday afternoon at Stockton University, coach Brett Brown was asked the usual question of how his team looks after three sessions in two days. The fourth-year coa…
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  • Dante Exum Found It Absurd That Ben Simmons Claimed To Have Put…

    Dante Exum Found It Absurd That Ben Simmons Claimed To Have Put On 33-Plus Pounds

    dimemag.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    Getty Image On a Philadelphia 76ers team full of intrigue and untapped potential, Ben Simmons is one of the biggest unknowns. His combination of size, athleticism and passing acumen can only be compared to a young LeBron James, but his lackluster colleg…
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  • Murphy: Sixers still need time, and patience

    Murphy: Sixers still need time, and patience

    philly.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. - Within a span of 10 minutes Tuesday morning, two different 76ers identified Will Smith as their childhood idol, their voices fading with awe as they recounted an appearance by the actor and part-owner at a team dinner atop One …
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  • Cooney: Sixers undoubtedly will be more than a plain-vanilla te…

    Cooney: Sixers undoubtedly will be more than a plain-vanilla team

    philly.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. - There is an affinity for ice-cream flavors for a couple of sports bigwigs in this town. Eagles vice president of football operations Howie Roseman, talking before the NFL draft about which of the top two quarterbacks the Eagles…
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  • Brookover: Noel's concerns not a big problem

    Brookover: Noel's concerns not a big problem

    Given a night to sleep on what he told the Inquirer on Sunday, Nerlens Noel arrived for media day Monday at the 76ers' sparkling and spacious new practice facility on the Camden waterfront. He was placed down in the order during a fascinating procession…
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  • New Sixers Forward Dario Saric Answers An Age-Old Question: Is …

    New Sixers Forward Dario Saric Answers An Age-Old Question: Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?

    dimemag.com Sep 26 (3 days ago)
    Getty Image Dario Saric is finally joining the Philadelphia 76ers, so it’s only right that he’s hit with the toughest questions up front to get him prepared for the city. During a Twitter Q&A via the 76ers’ official account, a fan asked Saric a ques…
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  • 76ers CEO: Dignitas will be 'the best place in the world' for e…

    76ers CEO: Dignitas will be 'the best place in the world' for esports

    ESPN.com Sep 26 (3 days ago)
    76ers CEO: Dignitas will be 'the best place in the world' for esports
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  • The Sixers’ New Reception Desk Is An Awesome Homage To Wilt Cha…

    The Sixers’ New Reception Desk Is An Awesome Homage To Wilt Chamberlain

    dimemag.com Sep 23 (6 days ago)
    The reception desk is made of the wood from the basketball court of Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game. #Sixers pic.twitter.com/voupqeYa5V — Jessica Camerato (@JCameratoCSN) September 23, 2016 There are several things that are new with regards to the Phi…
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  • Cooney: Sixers have outside shot to ramp up offense

    Cooney: Sixers have outside shot to ramp up offense

    philly.com Sep 20
    When you let yourself envision what may be when it comes to the 76ers' offense this upcoming season, visions of Joel Embiid doing his best Hakeem Olajuwon impersonation come to mind. Thoughts of a 6-10 point guard in Ben Simmons, leading a fastbreak and…
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  • The 76ers will limit Joel Embiid’s minutes in the hope that les…

    The 76ers will limit Joel Embiid’s minutes in the hope that less is more

    yahoo.com Sep 19
    Joel Embiid gets excited at the 76ers’ 2016 Beach Bash in Avalon, N.J., on Aug. 27, 2016. (Photo via 76ers) After three absolutely dismal seasons spent sinking to the bottom of the NBA in pursuit of a treasure trove of talent at the top of the draft, th…
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  • Cooney: Time for Sixers' Brown to see net results

    Cooney: Time for Sixers' Brown to see net results

    philly.com Sep 18
    THE NORMAL timeline for a college basketball coach to turn fortunes when taking over a program is three years. That allows for weeding out some of the factors that precipitated a coaching change, growing what is good in the program and stockpiling talen…
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  • Tanking behind them, 76ers will focus on development

    Tanking behind them, 76ers will focus on development

    philly.com Sep 18
    Midway through his annual preseason media luncheon, Brett Brown was asked his expectations for the season. While the 76ers coach declined to disclose how many wins he expects, he revealed that this season will be sort of like the previous three - minus …
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  • BDL 25: The 76ers and the fascinating challenge of figuring it …

    BDL 25: The 76ers and the fascinating challenge of figuring it all out

    yahoo.com Sep 16
    Joel Embiid gets excited at the 76ers’ 2016 Beach Bash in Avalon, N.J., on Aug. 27, 2016. (Photo via 76ers) The NBA offseason has brought many changes to rosters, coaching staffs, and the list of championship contenders. As we draw closer to opening nig…
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  • Can The 7-Foot-2, 276-Pound Joel Embiid Actually Be The ‘Crown …

    Can The 7-Foot-2, 276-Pound Joel Embiid Actually Be The ‘Crown Jewel’ Of The Sixers’ Defense?

    dimemag.com Sep 16
    USA TODAY Sports Can you hear the distant song? It’s ringing through the foothills around Philadelphia, and it’s a hopeful melody accompanied by the words, “Trust the process.” That’s right, with the start of training camp about ten days away, Joel Embi…
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  • Jensen: Temple's 'Champ' Chandler draws raves

    Jensen: Temple's 'Champ' Chandler draws raves

    philly.com Sep 16
    Sean "Champ" Chandler, Temple Owls safety, defensive star, lingered on the middle of the practice field Tuesday after former 76ers president and Philadelphian for the ages Pat Croce finished talking to the Owls about embracing life and maximiz…
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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.