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76ers get what they deserve in lottery

76ers get what they deserve in lottery

philly.com deadspin.com Updated May 19 (2 days ago)
NEW YORK - The 76ers were hit neither by lightning nor a sledge hammer on Tuesday night during the NBA draft lottery. They didn't get lucky enough to have the Ping-Pong balls deliver them one or two more first-round picks, but they weren't unlucky, eith…
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  • Noel's the face of Sixers - for now

    Noel's the face of Sixers - for now

    philly.com 12 hours ago
    The ESPN cameras turned to Nerlens Noel on Tuesday night at the Midtown Hilton in Manhattan, and he flashed that toothy smile of his, lowered his high-topped head, and opened his suit jacket, marking maybe the first time that a blazer's lining has broke…
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  • 76ers Win Right To Trade Somebody For Two Second-Rounders In 20…

    76ers Win Right To Trade Somebody For Two Second-Rounders In 2017

    deadspin.com May 19 (2 days ago)
    Well, it was worth it. At long last, it was worth it. The two forfeited seasons, the lottery picks spent on bum legs, the young players traded for assets, the assets traded for lesser assets, the draft lottery letting the Heat and Lakers keep their pick…
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  • New documentary gets inside Allen Iverson's life

    New documentary gets inside Allen Iverson's life

    philly.com May 16 (6 days ago)
    New film, though offering a one-sided view of the former Sixers superstar, does present some revealing things about his life.
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  • Here are the 76ers' new logos, featuring Dribbling Ben Franklin

    Here are the 76ers' new logos, featuring Dribbling Ben Franklin

    yahoo.com May 12
    The Philadelphia 76ers are in the midst of an organizational overhaul and roster rebuild aimed at turning a long-middling franchise into a title contender. (A lot of people don't like the way they're going about it; you've probably heard about this once…
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  • Sixers Unveil New Logos

    Sixers Unveil New Logos

    deadspin.com May 12
    The 76ers are undergoing a full rebranding, soon to include the revealing of new uniforms. Which is a shame, because they’ve got some of the NBA’s best jerseys. But it’s understandable, because if The Great Tanking Of 2013-20?? goes according to plan, n…
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  • D'Angelo Russell a tantalizing possibility for 76ers

    D'Angelo Russell a tantalizing possibility for 76ers

    philly.com Apr 27
    As he pored over game film and prepared his Penn State players for their second game against D'Angelo Russell and Ohio State last season, Pat Chambers devised what he believed to be a sound and smart game plan. Chambers grew up in Newtown Square and coa…
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  • For Sixers assistant Lange, it all began in South Jersey

    For Sixers assistant Lange, it all began in South Jersey

    philly.com Apr 26
    Everybody starts somewhere. For Billy Lange and many other prominent members of the South Jersey basketball community, it all began at St. Rose of Lima school in Haddon Heights - in the little gym on cold winter nights, on the outdoor court on Third Ave…
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  • Sixers need luck in draft - the way Spurs got lucky with Duncan

    Sixers need luck in draft - the way Spurs got lucky with Duncan

    philly.com Apr 22
    Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs turns 39 on Saturday, and the aging process for the best player on the best team of his generation has been gradually catching up with him. Coach Gregg Popovich says he believes Duncan will come back for another seaso…
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  • Sixers' Jerami Grant a potential X-factor

    Sixers' Jerami Grant a potential X-factor

    philly.com Apr 22
    Head coach Brett Brown says the 6-8 forward 'knows he's going to be a good player.'
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  • Inside the Sixers:  A third season of tanking may be too much t…

    Inside the Sixers: A third season of tanking may be too much to ask

    philly.com Apr 18
    Having witnessed an embarrassing, 63-loss season in 2013-14 and a 64-setback campaign this season, 76ers fans have suffered greatly. For the most part, they supported the Tank I and Tank II seasons while others dubbed the Sixers a laughingstock.
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  • Sixers should extend coach Brett Brown

    Sixers should extend coach Brett Brown

    philly.com Apr 17
    The coach should be rewarded for buying into management's build-for-future approach.
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  • Brett Brown hints at growing impatience with Sixers' rebuild

    Brett Brown hints at growing impatience with Sixers' rebuild

    philly.com Apr 17
    Coach didn't outright express his displeasure with team's lack of talent, but he seems to indicate he wants more.
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  • Sixers owner Josh Harris notes progress in his team

    Sixers owner Josh Harris notes progress in his team

    philly.com Apr 16
    The Sixers are gaining an edge in analytics and sports science, and now just need four top-20 players, Harris says.
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  • Heat And Sixers Both Really, Really Need To Lose To Each Other …

    Heat And Sixers Both Really, Really Need To Lose To Each Other Tonight

    deadspin.com Apr 15
    There is a very special game being played tonight, the final night of the NBA regular season, with so much more at stake than just a boring old postseason berth. The Heat and 76ers will meet, each seeking the same draft pick, each needing desperately to…
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  • Charles Barkley recalls trying to gain 20 lbs. in 2 days so the…

    Charles Barkley recalls trying to gain 20 lbs. in 2 days so the 76ers wouldn't draft him

    yahoo.com Apr 14
    Charles Barkley has always been a man of substantial appetites. Some 30 years ago, well before a Hall of Fame playing career that would make him one of the most famous athletes in the world and one of the most sought-after voices in sports media, the so…
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  • Derrick Rose compares his most recent surgery rehab to 'Hell'

    Derrick Rose compares his most recent surgery rehab to 'Hell'

    yahoo.com Apr 13
    Yes, it was against the Philadelphia 76ers, and yes, the Sixers were playing without their best player in Nerlens Noel, but the Chicago Bulls looked great on Saturday evening. Not only did the team win to keep pace in the race for the third seed, but De…
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  • Sixers' Robert Covington has come a long way

    Sixers' Robert Covington has come a long way

    philly.com Apr 11
    CHICAGO - The story of Robert Covington's unlikely success is best illustrated by his being cut from the McArthur Middle School team in the fifth, sixth, and eighth grades. He probably would have also been released in the seventh grade had his parents n…
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  • Matt Barnes' time with the 76ers sounds like it was pretty inte…

    Matt Barnes' time with the 76ers sounds like it was pretty interesting

    yahoo.com Apr 10
    Sports Illustrated just a pretty great feature story by Chris Ballard — as if Chris Ballard writes anything other than great feature stories — on Los Angeles Clippers swingman Matt Barnes, who has spent the better part of the last dozen years developing…
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  • Noel's Sixers fate: Wait and see

    Noel's Sixers fate: Wait and see

    philly.com Apr 10
    In these dreary seasons that hopefully precede something better for the 76ers, management has been careful to give the fans something to dream on each year. It is their version of the Chinese calendar, but instead of the Year of the Ram or the Year of t…
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  • Sixers' rebuild could have a place for Smith, Robinson

    Sixers' rebuild could have a place for Smith, Robinson

    philly.com Apr 10
    Ish Smith, Thomas Robinson show some skills that could be valuable for the Sixers next season.
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  • Awful Sixers literally limping to finish line

    Awful Sixers literally limping to finish line

    philly.com Apr 8
    The 76ers entered the merciful final week of their season Wednesday night against the Washington Wizards, a team so disinterested in the outcome that star guard John Wall was given the night off to rest up for more important nights to come.
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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.

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