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GIF: K.J. McDaniels Rises For Soaring Chase-Down Block On Steve…

GIF: K.J. McDaniels Rises For Soaring Chase-Down Block On Steve Blake

dimemag.com Updated Nov 25 (yesterday)
A Philadelphia Sixers rookie leads his classmates in blocked shots. That’s no surprise, but the specific player owning that distinction certainly is to most. Watch Philly’s K.J. McDaniels add to his rookie-high swatting total by rising for a huge chase-…
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  • Let's Laugh At The Sixers Playing Completely Hapless Defense

    Let's Laugh At The Sixers Playing Completely Hapless Defense

    deadspin.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    I've been watching this on loop for a good 10 minutes, and I just now noticed that while Damian Lillard is just hanging out, probably trying to figure out if he's somehow gained the ability to freeze time, Wes Matthews is also wide fucking open in the c…
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  • Brandon Jennings Says The Brick-Heavy Pistons “Don’t Shoot In P…

    Brandon Jennings Says The Brick-Heavy Pistons “Don’t Shoot In Practice”

    dimemag.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)
    Only the godawful 76ers are shooting worse than the Pistons. Detroit’s second to last in true shooting percentage AND effective field goal percentage behind the Philly D-League squad, so it’s no wonder point guard Brandon Jennings is a little ticked off…
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  • GIF: Steve Blake Crossover Smokes Evan Turner

    GIF: Steve Blake Crossover Smokes Evan Turner

    dimemag.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)
    Perhaps it’s because we used to watch him tear up the ACC for Maryland, but we’re never surprised when Steve Blake shows off skills that belie his neighbor next door exterior. Neither, for that matter, is former teammate Kobe Bryant. Blake showed off hi…
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  • Jose Calderon helps Knicks avoid embarrassment of losing to 76e…

    Jose Calderon helps Knicks avoid embarrassment of losing to 76ers, who are on pace for historically bad season

    nydailynews.com nba.com ESPN.com Nov 23 (4 days ago)
    Maybe what Pat Riley really meant to say is “there is winning and there is misery . . . and there is the Knicks playing the Sixers on a Saturday night in November.”
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  • Eric Bledsoe Says He Was Tipped Before Game About Nerlens Noel’…

    Eric Bledsoe Says He Was Tipped Before Game About Nerlens Noel’s Hard Foul

    dimemag.com yahoo.com Nov 22 (4 days ago)
    Last night Nerlens Noel dropped Eric Bledsoe to the hardwood not more than 30 seconds into the Suns-76ers game in Philadelphia. This came after Bledsoe had said his alum, Kentucky, could beat the 0-12 Sixers in a seven-game series. It was an embarrassin…
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  • Inside the Sixers:  No set date on Sixers' turnaround

    Inside the Sixers: No set date on Sixers' turnaround

    philly.com Nov 22 (4 days ago)
    NEW YORK - One of the biggest questions surrounding the 76ers is, when will the team's turnaround begin. The truth is, no one knows. Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie doesn't know. Nor does managing partner Josh Harris, CEO Scott O'Neil, or coach Brett …
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  • K.J. McDaniels' mom not thrilled with 76ers' rebuilding plan

    K.J. McDaniels' mom not thrilled with 76ers' rebuilding plan

    yahoo.com deadspin.com dimemag.com Nov 21 (6 days ago)
    The Philadelphia 76ers are bad. Like, "change your 'when-we-win' pizza promotion" bad. This, as we (and roughly 17 million other people) have written before, is by design, as a Sixers club led by analytically inclined general manager Sam Hinki…
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  • Culture of corrosion in the Sixers' organization

    Culture of corrosion in the Sixers' organization

    philly.com Nov 21 (6 days ago)
    Can Brett Brown hold his few quality piece together during another losing season?
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  • Maybe Bledsoe's assessment of Sixers vs. Kentucky wasn't far of…

    Maybe Bledsoe's assessment of Sixers vs. Kentucky wasn't far off

    philly.com dimemag.com Nov 21 (6 days ago)
    Suns' Eric Bledsoe said Kentucky could beat Sixers in a 7-game series, and given Sixers’ state, matchup might be close.
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  • Winless Sixers force Papa John's to change pizza promotion

    Winless Sixers force Papa John's to change pizza promotion

    yahoo.com Nov 21 (6 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. The Philadelphia 76ers are currently courting historical futility. The team's 0-11 start has put them just seven games behind the 2009-10 New Jersey Nets' record for the worst start in NBA history. Given the team's…
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  • Sad Sixers Make Sad Pizza Deal Even Sadder

    Sad Sixers Make Sad Pizza Deal Even Sadder

    deadspin.com Nov 20 (7 days ago)
    In October, Papa John's announced one of those standard promotions they run where if the Sixers win a game, fans get 50 percent off their pizza. They've wisely changed that threshold to "if the Sixers score 90 points, even in a loss."Read more...
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  • Nick Young And Jordan Hill Briefly Make Being A Laker Seem Fun

    Nick Young And Jordan Hill Briefly Make Being A Laker Seem Fun

    deadspin.com Nov 20 (7 days ago)
    Outside of the Philadelphia 76ers , there is no more depressing (although we find them more darkly hilarious) team in the NBA than the Los Angeles Lakers. That might be changing with the return of Nick Young, though, who has helped the Lakers to two str…
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  • Sixers stuck in no-win situation

    Sixers stuck in no-win situation

    philly.com Nov 19
    The real problem with circling games on the calendar for a team desperately trying to find a win is that the other guy is always circling the same game. If the Boston Celtics looked like a team that might be beatable as the 76ers prepared for Wednesday …
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  • The Philadelphia 76ers Are A Godless Abomination

    The Philadelphia 76ers Are A Godless Abomination

    deadspin.com Nov 18
    You almost certainly missed it over the weekend, but the Philadelphia 76ers made a big addition to their roster, scooping up free-agent forward Robert Covington. If you've never heard of Robert Covington, that's because he's an undrafted second-year pla…
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  • Where Every NBA Team Takes (And Gives Up) Shots

    Where Every NBA Team Takes (And Gives Up) Shots

    deadspin.com Nov 18
    Here's a chart by our friend Ed Kupfer, who does analytics for the Houston Rockets, showing the distribution by percent of every NBA team's offensive and defensive field goals. If you take a second blink through the information overload, it's a shorthan…
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  • Inside the Sixers: Plan for the future creates hardships in the…

    Inside the Sixers: Plan for the future creates hardships in the present

    philly.com Nov 15
    HOUSTON - After nine games, after two humiliating drubbings, after zero victories, the 76ers are battered and beaten. Michael Carter-Williams talks about the team's desire to continue to fight. Coach Brett Brown, who had a successful career as an assist…
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  • Video - Aldridge Leads Blazers Past 76ers 01:08

    Aldridge Leads Blazers Past 76ers

    Nov 24
    LaMarcus Aldridge scored 33 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the Blazers' 114-104 win over the 76ers.
  • Video - Aldridge Speaks Highly Of 76ers 00:46

    Aldridge Speaks Highly Of 76ers

    Nov 24
    Following a Blazers win, LaMarcus Aldridge said the winless 76ers play hard.
  • Video - Knicks Snap Slide, Send 76ers To 0-13 01:01

    Knicks Snap Slide, Send 76ers To 0-13

    Nov 22
    The Knicks ended a two-game slide with a 91-83 win over the 76ers.
  • Video - 76ers Coach On Who Would Win Vs. Kentucky 02:11

    76ers Coach On Who Would Win Vs. Kentucky

    Nov 21
    Suns guard Eric Bledsoe says Kentucky would wax the 76ers. 76ers coach Brett Brown is please his team gets to face Bledsoe on the court tonight.

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