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Sielski: Sixers' Okafor must 'tune in'

Sielski: Sixers' Okafor must 'tune in'

philly.com Updated 8 hours ago
Less than three weeks after the 76ers had made the sudden and stunning decision to hire him as their chairman of basketball operations, Jerry Colangelo cleared time on his schedule for a counseling session with Jahlil Okafor.
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  • Grading the Sixers at the break

    Grading the Sixers at the break

    philly.com 4 hours ago
    GRADING A TEAM at the All-Star break when it has posted an 8-45 record? Why does the image of throwing chairs off the Titanic to prevent it from sinking come to mind?
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  • Sixers' Jahlil Okafor has a 'Boogie' night

    Sixers' Jahlil Okafor has a 'Boogie' night

    philly.com Feb 10 (yesterday)
    BOOGIE DROPPED 28 on the Sixers and his Kings won by four Wednesday night. Boogie Jr. dropped 26 on the Kings and gave Sixers fans a glimpse of the future.
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  • All Sixers can do is learn and move forward

    All Sixers can do is learn and move forward

    philly.com Feb 10 (yesterday)
    WHEN YOU look at the 76ers in the future - and really, that's the only sane way to look at them - wouldn't the vision be clear if it included a young big man who is one of the best in the league and a star point guard who can do just about everything? S…
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  • Bobby Jackson: I can do a 'better coaching job' than George Kar…

    Bobby Jackson: I can do a 'better coaching job' than George Karl

    yahoo.com Feb 9 (3 days ago)
    The narrative comes easy. The Sacramento Kings will play a terrible Philadelphia 76ers team on Wednesday, and they might lose to a Sixers squad that is trying to lose. The road trip that started with DeMarcus Cousins saying his team “had to get three” w…
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  • Sixers coach Brett Brown needs the break

    Sixers coach Brett Brown needs the break

    philly.com Feb 9 (3 days ago)
    IF THERE'S anyone who needs a bit of a vacation, it is 76ers coach Brett Brown. His hair has become a little more silver since training camp began on Sept. 29 and his patience almost ran dry after the team started with one win in its first 31 games.
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  • Mic’d Up Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Laments Finally Getting ‘A C…

    Mic’d Up Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Laments Finally Getting ‘A Close Game To Play’

    dimemag.com Feb 8 (4 days ago)
    Golden State’s 116-108 win over Oklahoma City on Saturday was the 41st straight home victory for the Warriors and moved them to 46-4 on the season — tying the 1966-67 76ers for the best record through 50 games. But it didn’t come easy, at least accordin…
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  • Dead Letters: Sixers Beat Warriors Edition

    Dead Letters: Sixers Beat Warriors Edition

    deadspin.com Feb 5 (6 days ago)
    This past Saturday, the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors blew a 24-point lead to the lowly Philadelphia 76ers, needing a last-second Harrison Barnes three-pointer to dispatch the Association’s most consistently-pathetic team . In a season ful…
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  • Sixers coach Brett Brown sees incremental improvements

    Sixers coach Brett Brown sees incremental improvements

    philly.com Feb 4
    WHEN YOU think of moving forward, as far as the 76ers are concerned, thoughts naturally move to what could happen on the Feb. 18 NBA trade deadline. Even if something should happen then, the bigger plans seem to be set for June 23, when the NBA draft wi…
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  • Sixers' Hinkie: Why rush The Process now?

    Sixers' Hinkie: Why rush The Process now?

    philly.com Feb 3
    IMAGINE THIS: It is late October. The Eagles are in the midst of their first season under Doug Pederson. The Phillies are watching the baseball playoffs but showed some signs of hope during their sub-.500 season. And the Flyers are early in a promising …
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  • Philly hoops legend Jim Lynam still everyone's favorite teacher

    Philly hoops legend Jim Lynam still everyone's favorite teacher

    philly.com Feb 2
    ABOUT TWO hours before the 76ers play a home game at the Wells Fargo Center, a familiar face makes his way down onto the court and the mood immediately changes. Smiles contagiously appear. There isn't a mad rush toward Jimmy Lynam, but the flow of the t…
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  • Hinkie sees Colangelo as co-worker, not boss

    Hinkie sees Colangelo as co-worker, not boss

    philly.com Feb 2
    From the far end of the Wells Fargo Center court, where he had been pressing the flesh of several season-ticket holders, Sam Hinkie weaved his way forward and through the tunnel behind the 76ers' bench.
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  • Ford: Questions abound for Sixers at trade deadline

    Ford: Questions abound for Sixers at trade deadline

    philly.com Feb 1
    Now that the calendar has flipped to February, aside from that little football game to be played Sunday in Santa Clara, the sports landscape is tilting, at least locally, toward Feb. 18 and the mystery about what, if anything, the 76ers will do with the…
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  • Draymond Green Blames His ‘Selfish Unselfishness’ For The Warri…

    Draymond Green Blames His ‘Selfish Unselfishness’ For The Warriors’ Near-Upset

    dimemag.com Jan 31
    USA TODAY Sports The Golden State Warriors were well on their way to another blowout victory over the hapless Philadelphia 76ers before the Sixers inexplicably stormed back and almost won the game. The Warriors avoided the upset thanks to Harrison Barne…
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  • Should Meek Mill Be Upset About What This Sixers Announcer Said…

    Should Meek Mill Be Upset About What This Sixers Announcer Said About Him?

    dimemag.com Jan 31
    meek really can’t catch a break tonight… pic.twitter.com/LHqkiNreZE — rachael (@RachaelHoops) January 31, 2016 Poor Meek Mill. Here’s a guy who’s been clobbered relentlessly by the likes of 50 Cent and, of course, Drake. Any efforts to fire back on his …
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  • It's Gotta Get Stiff From Jackin' It That Many Times

    It's Gotta Get Stiff From Jackin' It That Many Times

    deadspin.com Jan 30
    “Does he keep it lubricated, or...” Sixers color man Alaa Abdelnaby wants to know some very intimate details about Steph Curry.Read more...
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  • The Warriors Avoid This Season’s Biggest Upset With Harrison Ba…

    The Warriors Avoid This Season’s Biggest Upset With Harrison Barnes’ Game-Winner Against The Sixers

    dimemag.com Jan 30
    The game-winner, courtesy of @hbarnes. pic.twitter.com/XgccWaLljD — GoldenStateWarriors (@warriors) January 31, 2016 The Golden State Warriors led the Philadelphia 76ers by 19 at the beginning of the fourth quarter on Saturday evening. After the defendi…
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  • Sixers Beat Warriors, 105-108

    Sixers Beat Warriors, 105-108

    deadspin.com Jan 30
    The hapless Philadelphia 76ers erased a 24-point Golden State lead en route to shocking the reigning champion Warriors 105-108, with a last-second Harrison Barnes three-pointer proving to establish the final score.Read more...
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  • Kristaps Porzingis And His Agent Wanted Nothing To Do With The …

    Kristaps Porzingis And His Agent Wanted Nothing To Do With The 76ers' Process

    deadspin.com Jan 29
    Though a full accounting won’t be possible for a number of years, so far the breakout stars of the 2015 draft are Karl-Anthony Towns and Kristaps Porzingis. Picking third, the Philadelphia 76ers missed out on a chance at Towns. But they passed on Porzin…
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  • Winning can't get in the way of the Sixers' Process

    Winning can't get in the way of the Sixers' Process

    philly.com Jan 28
    REALITY WILL descend on the 76ers on Saturday in the form of the Golden State Warriors. They will correct any misperception of the Sixers, just in case anyone started to think they were close to being viable. As that moment approaches, it might be wise …
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  • Sixers give honest effort after a rotten one

    Sixers give honest effort after a rotten one

    philly.com Jan 26
    Brett Brown questioned "the spirit and toughness" of the 76ers after Sunday night's blowout loss to the Boston Celtics. "I don't even know what team I coached," a befuddled Brown said in the astonishing, 70-second news conference that followed.
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  • Sixers' Brett Brown sees improvement, but will it last?

    Sixers' Brett Brown sees improvement, but will it last?

    philly.com Jan 24
    BRETT BROWN has been in this position before. It was about this time a year ago when his team was starting to find a decent rhythm at both ends of the floor. Michael Carter-Williams and Nerlens Noel were learning how to play better together; rookies JaK…
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  • Inside the 76ers: Win against Celtics would be a lift

    Inside the 76ers: Win against Celtics would be a lift

    philly.com Jan 24
    Brett Brown would probably disagree. A victory Sunday against the Boston Celtics would provide a confidence boost for his 76ers. It would also serve as validation of their improvement from the start of the season.
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  • Three NHL Games, Two NBA Games Postponed By East Coast Blizzard

    Three NHL Games, Two NBA Games Postponed By East Coast Blizzard

    deadspin.com Jan 23
    How are you planning on spending this snowbound evening? Hopefully you weren’t planning on watching the Wizards, Sixers (you definitely weren’t), or the Islanders play tonight. The NHL has postponed today’s Islanders—Flyers game as well as tomorrow’s Ca…
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  • Sielski: 76ers' Colangelo has seen trouble before

    Sielski: 76ers' Colangelo has seen trouble before

    philly.com Jan 22
    From the whisper-filled hallways and back channels open only to a person of his power, Jerry Colangelo had learned what was ahead for him and the Phoenix Suns in the spring of 1987: a drug scandal, and its subsequent fallout, that threatened to crush th…
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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.