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Watch Ronald Roberts Posterize Jonas Jerebko

Watch Ronald Roberts Posterize Jonas Jerebko

dimemag.com Updated 8 hours ago
You’re probably not familiar with Sixers camp invite, Ronald Roberts, Jr.. The four-year player out of Saint Joseph’s went undrafted in June, and he’s on the bubble to make the Philly team after getting a camp invite and suffering a quad contusion that’…
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  • GIF: Nerlens Noel Beats Andre Drummond To Peak For Massive Bloc…

    GIF: Nerlens Noel Beats Andre Drummond To Peak For Massive Block

    dimemag.com 19 hours ago
    Josh Smith got Nerlens Noel. Andre Drummond didn’t. Watch the Philadelphia Sixers’ rookie collect the most impressive of his five blocks by beating the Detroit Pistons’ fellow high-flyer to the mountain top and authoritatively swatting his layup attempt…
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  • Inside the Sixers: Sixers face decisions after final preseason …

    Inside the Sixers: Sixers face decisions after final preseason loss

    philly.com 22 hours ago
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The 76ers now have tough decisions to make. Do they keep Casper Ware as the third point guard? Have Malcolm Lee and Chris Johnson shown enough to make the roster? And will Brandon Davies' status as a great locker-room guy outweigh …
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  • Nets complete trade sending Teague to 76ers

    Nets complete trade sending Teague to 76ers

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    The Brooklyn Nets have traded guard Marquis Teague to Philadelphia for guard Casper Ware.
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  • Source: Carter-Williams eyes Nov. 13 return

    Source: Carter-Williams eyes Nov. 13 return

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Michael Carter-Williams and the Philadelphia 76ers have set a target date of Nov. 13 for his return, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com.
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  • NBA owners vote down changes to lottery system

    NBA owners vote down changes to lottery system

    nba.com Oct 22 (2 days ago)
    One of the biggest issues on the agenda when the NBA's owners arrived in New York for the board of governors meetings was thwarting the tanking strategy employed most brazenly by the Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • NBA Shockingly Votes Against Anti-Tanking Measures

    NBA Shockingly Votes Against Anti-Tanking Measures

    deadspin.com Oct 22 (2 days ago)
    Today's vote on a proposal to re-weight the NBA draft lottery to discourage tanking was expected to pass with near-universal support. Instead, it fell hard, receiving only 17 of the 23 necessary votes for adoption. The 76ers' Tankapalooza is back on!Rea…
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  • Sixers' lack of quality players reflected in ESPN rankings

    Sixers' lack of quality players reflected in ESPN rankings

    philly.com Oct 21 (3 days ago)
    At No. 79, Michael Carter-Williams is the highest-rated Sixer in ESPN's annual rankings of the NBA players.
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  • Inside the Sixers: Task is to stay together through tough times

    Inside the Sixers: Task is to stay together through tough times

    philly.com Oct 18 (6 days ago)
    The 76ers are about to embark on another dreaded season of 60-plus losses. They'll be heckled on the road and play in front of sparse crowds at home.
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  • 76ers' Embiid sits after younger brother dies

    76ers' Embiid sits after younger brother dies

    ESPN.com nba.com Oct 16
    Arthur Embiid, the younger brother of Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Joel Embiid, died Thursday in Africa.
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  • Nerlens Noel Jumps Passing Lane, Gets Steal, Leads Break For Ea…

    Nerlens Noel Jumps Passing Lane, Gets Steal, Leads Break For Easy Layup

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    Players so tall aren’t supposed to move like Nerlens Noel. The Philadelphia 76ers’ prized rookie showed off his supreme blend of quickness, speed, and coordination against the New York Knicks last night as he jumped a passing lane, corralled the steal, …
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  • Jesus, Have You Looked At The 76ers' Roster?

    Jesus, Have You Looked At The 76ers' Roster?

    deadspin.com Oct 15
    Just look at this roster. Look at it. Read more...
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  • Report: Sixers Tried To Trade Michael Carter-Williams During Dr…

    Report: Sixers Tried To Trade Michael Carter-Williams During Draft

    dimemag.com Oct 14
    Michael Carter-Williams won the 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year award in pretty decisive fashion. Part of this was the dearth of talent in the 2013 NBA Draft, and part of it was Williams’ stellar rookie campaign for a dreadful Sixers team. So it’s with mild…
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  • Inside the Sixers: Rebuilding is fine, if it works

    Inside the Sixers: Rebuilding is fine, if it works

    philly.com Oct 11
    It's apparent that a lot of 76ers fans are content with rebuilding. Many are pleased that general manager Sam Hinkie has a plan to turn this struggling franchise into an annual contender. He's chosen to sacrifice wins to get a better draft pick for the …
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  • Kelly and Hinkie approach rebuilding differently

    Kelly and Hinkie approach rebuilding differently

    philly.com Oct 9
    Eagles' Chip Kelly wants to win now, while Sixers' Same Hinkie takes a long-term approach.
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  • 76ers CEO shows off Nerlens Noel jersey sewn inside suit jacket…

    76ers CEO shows off Nerlens Noel jersey sewn inside suit jacket during preseason home opener (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 9
    Your browser does not support iframes. As one of the public faces of the Philadelphia 76ers, chief executive officer Scott O'Neil has had to take his fair share of lumps for both the sins of the franchise's past and the league-incensing, perhaps rule-ch…
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  • Noted paparazzo Joel Embiid captures teammate Nerlens Noel danc…

    Noted paparazzo Joel Embiid captures teammate Nerlens Noel dancing with lady on street in Spain (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 7
    It's been — excuse me: iiiiiit's been — a couple of months since we emphasized the importance of keeping an eye on the Twitter account of Philadelphia 76ers rookie big man Joel Embiid. While there hasn't been nearly as much open campaigning for celebrit…
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  • 76ers trio of lottery picks key to future success

    76ers trio of lottery picks key to future success

    nba.com Oct 3
    Brett Brown's best call of the offseason had the Philadelphia 76ers reaching for their passports instead of the playbook.
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  • Richardson hopes to contribute with Sixers, one way or another

    Richardson hopes to contribute with Sixers, one way or another

    philly.com Oct 1
    Injury has kept Jason Richardson off the floor, but, as long as he's here, aging veteran still wants to help Sixers get better.
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  • PHOTO: Joel Embiid Shows Off His Late September Holiday Cheer

    PHOTO: Joel Embiid Shows Off His Late September Holiday Cheer

    This isn’t exactly the portrait of a guy known for his sarcastic, gregarious social media persona. Smile, Joel Embiid! You’re wearing a Santa hat, holding a burlap sack, and a tiny fir in late September! ‘Tis the season! Okay, perhaps that’s overkill. W…
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  • 76ers' future may be bright, but present is bleak

    76ers' future may be bright, but present is bleak

    The big chill Monday inside the Wells Fargo Center was caused by the building's ice hockey configuration. The cold reality was provided by the return of the 76ers, the city's professional basketball franchise that wants you and its roster of NBA neophyt…
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Philadelphia 76ers

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Philadelphia 76ers

    yahoo.com Sep 29
    We’re just two years removed from the Philadelphia 76ers nearly knocking off the Boston Celtics for a shot at the Miami Heat in the 2012 Eastern Conference finals, and not a single player remains from that roster. Gone is every pick predating Michael Ca…
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  • Video - Plumlee Leads Nets Past 76ers 00:43

    Plumlee Leads Nets Past 76ers

    Oct 20
    Mason Plumlee scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in the Nets' 99-88 win over the 76ers.
  • Video - Carmelo Leads Knicks Past 76ers 00:38

    Carmelo Leads Knicks Past 76ers

    Oct 14
    Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 17 points in the Knicks' 84-77 win over the 76ers.
  • Video - The Worst Division In The NBA 05:13

    The Worst Division In The NBA

    Oct 10
    Henry Abbott and Jordan Brenner preview the Atlantic Division, likely the worst in the NBA.
  • Video - Sixers' Buzzer-Beating Heave 00:12

    Sixers' Buzzer-Beating Heave

    Oct 8
    The 76ers' Casper Ware buries a three-quarters court buzzer-beater from 3/4 court in the third quarter against the Hornets.

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    Oct 23
    With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
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    Oct 21
    The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
  • NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quit

    Oct 21
    The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
  • Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas III

    Oct 21
    The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.