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Joel Embiid feels '100 percent,’ is on track to play for 76ers …

Joel Embiid feels '100 percent,’ is on track to play for 76ers in preseason

yahoo.com dimemag.com Updated 8 hours ago
Joel Embiid has fun with Nerlens Noel during warm ups prior to a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Jan. 10, 2016. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) At long last, from the sound of things, fans of the Philadelphia 76ers might this season — possibly, pot…
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  • Sixers' Embiid feels '100 percent,' ready to pla…

    Sixers' Embiid feels '100 percent,' ready to play

    ESPN.com dimemag.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)
    Sixers' Embiid feels '100 percent,' ready to play
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  • Jazz trade Pleiss to 76ers for Marshall, waive Marshall

    Jazz trade Pleiss to 76ers for Marshall, waive Marshall

    nba.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    The Utah Jazz have traded center Tibor Pleiss to the Philadelphia 76ers for guard Kendall Marshall in a cost-cutting move. The Jazz announced the deal Friday morning and then waived Marshall.
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  • Cooney: Additions of Sixers' Embiid, Saric cause for excitement

    Cooney: Additions of Sixers' Embiid, Saric cause for excitement

    philly.com Aug 22
    RIGHT NOW, and for the past couple of months, there is nothing to deflate the excitement surrounding the upcoming season for the 76ers.
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  • Help Allen Iverson Finish His All-Time NBA Starting Five

    Help Allen Iverson Finish His All-Time NBA Starting Five

    dimemag.com Aug 21
    Allen Iverson will soon be inducted to the Hall of Fame, and the Philadelphia 76ers legend has been in the news in recent months explaining why he wore Air Jordans, reflecting on his time in the City of Brotherly Love, and even clarifying his thoughts o…
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  • Sielski: Progress on Sixers training center might be slower tha…

    Sielski: Progress on Sixers training center might be slower than they've said

    philly.com Aug 18
    In less than six weeks, the 76ers will begin what can accurately be called their most anticipated training camp since Allen Iverson's distaste for poom-poom pants became public knowledge.
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  • Dario Saric Hilariously Called Himself ‘The Last P*ssy’ For His…

    Dario Saric Hilariously Called Himself ‘The Last P*ssy’ For His Poor Play In Rio

    dimemag.com Aug 18
    Getty Image The Olympics involve a different level of pride for most basketball fans. Nationalism overrides an allegiance to any league or team. That concept applies tenfold to Dario Saric, a 2014 lottery pick of the Philadelphia 76ers who will make his…
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  • Smallwood: Some Sixers pose future threat to Team USA

    Smallwood: Some Sixers pose future threat to Team USA

    philly.com Aug 17
    THE INTERNATIONAL Basketball Federation got what it wanted after it changed its rules to allow professionals, i.e. NBA players, to participate in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics: a worldwide growth in the quality and popularity of basketball played in 214 o…
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  • Sielski: Not crazy to suggest that 76ers should be innovative t…

    Sielski: Not crazy to suggest that 76ers should be innovative this season

    philly.com Aug 12
    So I was talking with 76ers head coach Brett Brown at Eagles practice the other day, and he got me thinking about bat poop. Trust me. There's a connection. Just hang tight.
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  • Sielski: In Rio, Saric showing he's the player Sixers saw all a…

    Sielski: In Rio, Saric showing he's the player Sixers saw all along

    philly.com Aug 9
    So, that block. You saw it, right? You saw Dario Saric - 22 years old, 6-foot-10, the kid the 76ers have been waiting on for more than two years - rise off the Carioca Arena floor in Rio on Sunday night and bat away that baby hook by Spain's Pau Gasol a…
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  • Cooney: Expectations aside, improvement an acceptable goal for …

    Cooney: Expectations aside, improvement an acceptable goal for Sixers

    philly.com Aug 8
    IMAGINATION and reality may have never battled each other more in the Philadelphia sports landscape than it has over the past couple of seasons when it comes to the 76ers.
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  • President Obama Is Confident Ben Simmons Can Drag The Sixers Ou…

    President Obama Is Confident Ben Simmons Can Drag The Sixers Out Of Their Pit Of Despair

    dimemag.com Aug 3
    Getty Image The hype train for Ben Simmons has been running for a while now. Despite a disappointing freshman season at LSU, he was the clear-cut No. 1 overall pick in June’s draft and impressed with the Philadelphia 76ers at Summer League. His rookie s…
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  • Joel Embiid Is Pretty Happy About What Instagram Stories Might …

    Joel Embiid Is Pretty Happy About What Instagram Stories Might Mean For His Single Life

    dimemag.com Aug 3
    USA TODAY Sports As Joel Embiid’s march toward actually playing in NBA games continues to cause unabashed excitement among Philadelphia 76ers fans, his outgoing personality has caused those same fans both joy and trepidation. Joy, because he’s hilarious…
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  • Amar'e Stoudemire was so much more than his highlights

    Amar'e Stoudemire was so much more than his highlights

    yahoo.com Jul 27
    ïPHILADELPHIA, PA – JANUARY 11: Amar’e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks smiling during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center on January 11, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and a…
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  • Brooky: Simmons is proving adept off the court, too

    Brooky: Simmons is proving adept off the court, too

    philly.com Jul 26
    We are learning about Ben Simmons in increments and loving what we are learning. Out in Utah and Las Vegas earlier this month, we got an initial look at the first overall pick taken by the 76ers in this year's NBA draft, and it validated the comparisons…
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  • Ben Simmons Bought A Young Fan $150 Sneakers During This Chance…

    Ben Simmons Bought A Young Fan $150 Sneakers During This Chance Encounter At The Mall

    dimemag.com Jul 25
    Ben Simmons is off to a great start when it comes to winning over fans. The No. 1 pick of the 2016 Draft, fresh off playing at Summer League in Las Vegas with the Sixers, was recently hanging out at a mall and decided to buy a kid a pair of sneakers wor…
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  • Colangelo doesn't help Sixers in game of offseason poker

    Colangelo doesn't help Sixers in game of offseason poker

    philly.com Jul 22
    In retrospect, the most revealing moment of Bryan Colangelo's brief time as the 76ers' general manager came late on the night of the NBA draft, when he did so much to present himself as the well-meaning fellow you'd want sitting next to you at the poker…
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  • The Celtics And Sixers Are Apparently Still Talking About A Tra…

    The Celtics And Sixers Are Apparently Still Talking About A Trade Involving Jahlil Okafor

    dimemag.com Jul 20
    USA TODAY Sports It’s no secret that the Philadelphia 76ers have a glut of talented big men, and it’s no secret the Boston Celtics still long for a star that could put them over the top despite the offseason addition of Al Horford. Might Bryan Colangelo…
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  • 76ers' Simmons: 'Could not be in better situation'

    76ers' Simmons: 'Could not be in better situation'

    ESPN.com Jul 16
    76ers' Simmons: 'Could not be in better situation'
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  • Report: Warriors looking to earn more from jersey ad than any N…

    Report: Warriors looking to earn more from jersey ad than any NBA team

    yahoo.com Jul 15
    Which brand will have a place on Kevin Durant’s jersey in 2017? (Getty Images/ Thearon W. Henderson) The NBA’s use of on-jersey advertisements has gone from long-running flirtation to full-on relationship set to start during the 2017-18 season. The Phil…
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  • 76ers sign 2014 Draft pick Dario Saric to deal

    76ers sign 2014 Draft pick Dario Saric to deal

    nba.com Jul 15
    The Philadelphia 76ers have signed international prospect Dario Saric two years after they acquired his rights on a draft-night deal.
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  • How the 76ers cost the Spurs their beloved Boban Marjanovic

    How the 76ers cost the Spurs their beloved Boban Marjanovic

    yahoo.com Jul 15
    Boban happy. (Layne Murdoch /Getty Images) Well, this is both extremely complicated and splitting hairs as it pertains to million-dollar athletes, but it’s also an awfully interesting look inside the complexities of the NBA’s salary cap restrictions. Yo…
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  • Brown must strike right balance for Embiid

    Brown must strike right balance for Embiid

    philly.com Jul 14
    Days after the 2014 NBA draft, after the 76ers selected Joel Embiid with the No. 3 overall pick, their head coach offered what seemed at the time a fascinating hypothetical.
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  • It's So Hard To Be A Saint In The City

    It's So Hard To Be A Saint In The City

    deadspin.com Jul 14
    This piece was originally published in the January 1989 issue of the long-defunct PhillySport Magazine. It is reprinted here with permission of the author. Read more...
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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.