Sixers on the right pathUpdated 7 hours ago Share TweetYoung players improving, veterans stepping up in rebuilding year
A Lose-lose SituationUpdated 9 hours ago Share TweetLET IT never be said that Sixers grand poobah of basketball Sam Hinkie is not effective in exercising a plan.
Sink Or Swim? Breaking Down The NBA Playoff Chances For 10 Potential Tanking TeamsUpdated 21 hours ago Share TweetIn basketball, one thing is guaranteed: someone will win and someone will lose. This season, it appears the entire Eastern Conference (save Indiana and Miami) are playing Twisted Metal and driving tanks, trying to see which team can blow up the quickest…
DeAndre Jordan wedges the ball between rim and backboard on an alley-oop (Video)Updated Dec 11 (yesterday) Share TweetIt has not been an especially normal week of basketball for Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan. On Monday night, Jordan experienced the misfortune of having the "Los Angeles" name on the front of his jersey ripped off by Philadelphia 7…
76ers' Carter-Williams out with knee infectionUpdated Dec 11 (yesterday) Share TweetPhiladelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams will miss a fourth consecutive game as he recovers from a right knee infection, coach Brett Brown said after Wednesday's shootaround.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetClippers center DeAndre Jordan had the “Los Angeles” lettering on his jersey ripped off by Tony Wroten in the first quarter of Monday’s game between the Clippers and the Sixers at Wells Fargo Arena. Jordan and Wroten were battling for a rebound after Ch…
John Wall Soars Past His Teammates To Deny Kennth FariedUpdated Dec 9 (4 days ago) Share TweetKenneth Faried received the outlet pass in transition and tried to lay it up, but got denied by John Wall. A 6-6 Glen Rice Jr. and a 6-8 Trevor Booker met Faried at the rim, but it was the 6-foot-4 Wall who had the hops to swat Kenneth’s attempt. [Video…
Blazers hit No. 1 thanks to NBA's most improved offenseUpdated Dec 9 (4 days ago) Share TweetBehind the NBA's most improved offense, Portland knocks off Indy for No. 1 in this week's rankings.
Nick Young airballs a 360-degree layup attempt (Video)Updated Dec 9 (4 days ago) Share TweetThere was quite a bit of cackling to be heard when the Los Angeles Lakers signed shooting guard Nick Young during the offseason, as the former Wizards, Clippers and 76ers gunner has a quite the reputation as a mercurial chucker, and those sorts of playe…
Inside the Sixers: Sixers' road problems getting worseUpdated Dec 8 (5 days ago) Share TweetIn their first 21 games, the 76ers have had thrilling wins and blowout losses. They pulled a few hard-fought upsets and have fallen victim to several meek teams.Share TweetPhiladelphia guard Michael Carter-Williams sat out the 76ers' game Saturday night against Denver, the second straight game he has missed because of a skin infection on of his right knee.Source: nba.com
Who Is The No. 3 Team In The NBA’s Eastern Conference?Updated Dec 6 (7 days ago) Share TweetThe Eastern Conference has turned into a two-man race after the first month of the season. With Indiana getting off to such a hot start, and Miami — at least before their recent 2-game losing streak — honing in on a three-peat, the East’s two best teams…Share TweetThe extravagant failures of the Knicks and Nets this season prove you can't buy success in the NBA.
Some Sixers questions to ponderUpdated Dec 6 Share TweetWhat's the ceiling for stunning rookie guard Michael Carter-Williams? Should the Sixers hold on to Spencer Hawes?Share TweetRookie guards Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo made a bit of NBA history on Tuesday night, and all it took them was a combined 98-plus minutes of work. (They can handle it. They're young.)In the final 61 seconds of a double-overtime contest be…
Royce White is ‘optimistic’ that he can return to the NBA despite his anxiety disorderUpdated Dec 3 Share TweetBefore being released, Royce White played in two exhibition games with the Philadelphia 76ers in October. His stats weren’t good – Royce missed eight of 12 shots, he racked up eight fouls in nearly 33 minutes of action, alongside five turnovers and nine…
The NBA's Atlantic Division Is (So Far) The Worst Division Of All TimeUpdated Dec 3 Share TweetThe Raptors, 76ers, and Knicks lost on Sunday, which means that, through 86 games, the Atlantic Division had a winning percentage of .314. You can't blame Philadelphia, whose 6-12 record has put them on track to crush its preseason over/under of 16.5 wi…Source: deadspin.com
The Art Of The Revenge Game: Jrue Holiday & Former Philly StarsUpdated Dec 2 Share TweetAs a fan of the Philadelphia 76ers, I’ve seen it all. I’ve seen Allen Iverson carry this team to the NBA Finals on his own back. I’ve seen Andre Iguodala nail two free throws to carry the Sixers to the second round of the NBA Playoffs for the first time…
Numbers don't lie: Pacers dominating competitionUpdated Dec 2 Share TweetHow dominant have the Pacers been this year? Their numbers are so good they look like a mistake.
Andre Drummond Scores 31 In Win, Including Filthy Alley-Oop FlushUpdated Dec 1 Share TweetThe Pistons came out firing on Sunday against the Sixers, scoring 70 first half points to take a 24-point lead into the break. They gave up half of that lead in the third, but quickly rallied to coast for the 115-110 victory. They were led by second yea…Share TweetAfter Wednesday's win against the 76ers, Glen Davis and Nikola Vucevic carved a postgame turkey to maintain the Magic's tradition. Well, actually, Glen Davis ripped off one of the legs with his bare hands while Vucevic cut off a small piece to white mea…Source: deadspin.com
Sixers' fringe festivalUpdated Nov 29 Share Tweet'Borderline' NBA players making an impact under Sixers coach Brett Brown.
The Philadelphia 76ers will retire Allen Iverson’s jersey on March 1Updated Nov 27 Share TweetSince last playing in the NBA in 2011, NBA legend Allen Iverson has gone through a not particularly respectable period of time typified by news stories alternately unfortunate and ridiculous. However, things appear to be looking up for Iverson, in part …
Philadelphia’s players credit rookie coach Brett Brown for forcing them to run like madUpdated Nov 26 Share TweetBy a sizable chunk, the Philadelphia 76ers are tops in the NBA in possessions per game, running up and down the court with reckless abandon over the first 15 games of what was supposed to be a rebuilding year – a campaign that many thought would end in …
Bulls tumble as East's contenders whittled down to twoUpdated Nov 25 Share TweetThe East's landscape is already clear: Indiana and Miami on one level, and then everyone else.
Spencer Hawes’ Fading, Off-Balance 3-Pointer To Force OTUpdated Nov 23 Share TweetDown by three points Friday night, with just 1.1 seconds remaining, 7-1 Sixers center Spencer Hawes was the perfect choice to take the game-tying three-pointer. We know because his off-balance, leaner from the left corner rattled home, sending the game …Share TweetDon't blame Carmelo Anthony for the New York Knicks' woes. He's miscast as their savior.
Timberwolves Rally Past 76ersDec 11Kevin Love scored 26 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves past the 76ers 106-99.
Robinson, Nuggets Top 76ersDec 7Nate Robinson scored 20 points off the bench to spark the Nuggets to a 103-92 win over the 76ers.
Taylor Leads Bobcats Past 76ersDec 6Jeff Taylor scored 20 points and grabbed eight boards in the Bobcats' 105-88 win over the 76ers.
Carter-Williams Happy With WinDec 3Michael Carter-Williams on the Sixers defeating the Magic.
New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors talking trade againDec 12The Raptors, fresh off the weekend deal that dispatched Rudy Gay to Sacramento, are trying to construct a trade that routes point guard Kyle Lowry to the Knicks, according to sources with knowledge of the discussions.
NBA: Coast to Coast -- Competitive balance: How do we fix it?Dec 12J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez discuss ways to make the league more competitive.
Ian Thomsen: Doc Rivers returns to standing ovation, memories and his succ…Dec 12BOSTON -- He was throwing out the first pitch at Fenway Park, posing with Red Auerbach, even visiting a local hospital. As the fans standing around and above him applauded memory after memory, Doc Rivers broke his team's huddle and looked up to see his …
Daily Dime: Heat and Pacers renew rivalryDec 10This could end up as the first of 10 games between the Heat and Pacers