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The NBA's all-time starting five: Philadelphia 76ers

The NBA's all-time starting five: Philadelphia 76ers

yahoo.com Updated Aug 3 (yesterday)
You’re in your second semester of AP Basketball History, you love really good teams, and you love lists. With precious little drama left in the NBA’s 2015 offseason, why don’t we hit the barroom and/or barbershop, pour ourselves a frosty mug of Barbicid…
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  • Warriors deal Wallace for 76ers' Thompson

    Warriors deal Wallace for 76ers' Thompson

    nba.com ESPN.com Jul 31 (4 days ago)
    The Golden State Warriors have acquired forward/center Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for forward Gerald Wallace, the team announced today. As part of the deal, Philadelphia also receives cash and draft considerations.
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  • Devils' Lamoriello: A role model for Sixers' Hinkie?

    Devils' Lamoriello: A role model for Sixers' Hinkie?

    philly.com Jul 25
    When it came time to clean out his office at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., Lou Lamoriello probably didn't have much work ahead of him. He decorated the place sparsely on purpose - no photos of his family or friends or former coaches and players…
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  • 2015-16 NBA uniform leaks: New alternates for OKC, Mavs, Nugget…

    2015-16 NBA uniform leaks: New alternates for OKC, Mavs, Nuggets and more?

    yahoo.com Jul 23
    Several NBA teams have unveiled new uniforms for the upcoming season in recent months, with some — like the Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers and Atlanta Hawks — undergoing full-fledged revamps and others — like the Charlotte Hor…
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  • Philadelphia's 'embarrassing' TV viewership could barely fill 7…

    Philadelphia's 'embarrassing' TV viewership could barely fill 76ers' stadium

    yahoo.com Jul 22
    Almost everything about the Philadelphia 76ers has been embarrassing over the past two seasons, so why shouldn’t the TV ratings fall under that umbrella, too? According to a recent Inquirer report, the Sixers averaged only 23,000 viewers during their mi…
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  • Did The 76ers Lie About Joel Embiid's Injured Foot? 

    Did The 76ers Lie About Joel Embiid's Injured Foot? 

    deadspin.com Jul 20
    That’s certainly what Philadelphia Daily News reporter Bob Cooney implies, but won’t say outright, in a new piece on Joel Embiid’s injured right foot. Read more...
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  • K.J. McDaniels bet on himself and won $10 million from the Hous…

    K.J. McDaniels bet on himself and won $10 million from the Houston Rockets

    yahoo.com Jul 20
    After selecting him with the 32nd pick in the 2014 NBA draft, the Philadelphia 76ers offered Clemson swingman K.J. McDaniels a four-year contract in which the first two years were guaranteed at a salary higher than the league minimum — a rarity for seco…
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  • Inside the Sixers: Summer leagues showed Okafor's strengths, sh…

    Inside the Sixers: Summer leagues showed Okafor's strengths, shortcomings

    philly.com Jul 18
    LAS VEGAS - One thing appears to be certain for the 76ers: Their top scoring option is Jahlil Okafor. The third pick in the NBA draft averaged 15.8 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 1.4 assists in five games in the NBA and Utah Jazz summer leagues, scoring 18 o…
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  • Julius Erving says it should take 'seven years' for the 76ers t…

    Julius Erving says it should take 'seven years' for the 76ers to become 'formidable'

    yahoo.com Jul 16
    Seven years ago, the Philadelphia 76ers won 40 games. Andre Miller was the team’s lead point guard, and Kyle Korver was still on the roster. Willie Green was the team’s third-leading scorer, and Gordon Giricek actually played minutes for the Maurice Che…
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  • What Is The Value Of A Ballgame?

    What Is The Value Of A Ballgame?

    deadspin.com Jul 15
    Grantland writer Bill Barnwell posed an interesting question yesterday: What if MLB had a player-loan system similar to those used in soccer leagues around the world? This a perfectly fine idea to consider and precisely the kind of thought experiment th…
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  • Here's why Hinkie's plan for 76ers could work

    Here's why Hinkie's plan for 76ers could work

    philly.com Jul 14
    So the other day a sportswriter asked me when I went on Sam Hinkie's payroll. The question came after everyone learned that Joel Embiid would miss another season because of his injured right foot, and it was both revealing and cutting. It said something…
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  • Embiid, damaged goods and the Sixers' gamble

    Embiid, damaged goods and the Sixers' gamble

    I clearly remember that I was sick the week they taught orthopedic medicine in journalism school, and everyone was still buzzing about it when I returned, particularly the really interesting part about the treatment of tarsal navicular stress fractures.
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  • Okafor, Stauskas might turn out to be best for Sixers, after al…

    Okafor, Stauskas might turn out to be best for Sixers, after all

    D’Angelo Russell was gone when the Sixers picked, but Sixers GM Sam Hinkie looks to have made some good moves anyway.
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  • Sixers' Jerami Grant goes up to dunk on Jazz's Brock Motum

    Sixers' Jerami Grant goes up to dunk on Jazz's Brock Motum

    yahoo.com Jul 9
    Although he doesn't have quite the name recognition of the team's three high-profile centers, Philadelphia 76ers forward Jerami Grant is also a promising young player who general manager Sam Hinkie added through the draft. The 21-year-old shot just 35.2…
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  • Pierre Jackson back with Sixers after long, strange trip

    Pierre Jackson back with Sixers after long, strange trip

    philly.com Jul 8
    The short player looked down the long road of his basketball career and agreed it has been a strange one.
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  • Sixers' Okafor off to good summer start with help from Noel

    Sixers' Okafor off to good summer start with help from Noel

    nba.com Jul 8
    Former Duke center Jahlil Okafor had a mentor parked next to him during his first two NBA games at the Utah Jazz Summer League - albeit one not much older than he is.
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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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