CSN Philly "There are growing pains in all professions, but not all professions are played out in full public view. The Sixers on Monday night were hanging around in the fourth quarter against the Clippers. They were down seven points midway through the quarter when Evan Turner missed a 10-foot jumper in..." December 11
USA Today "Addressing the NBA's weak Eastern Conference on Sirius XM Radio's new NBA channel, deputy commissioner Adam Silver said Monday the league's competition committee will examine if divisions have outlived their usefulness. "One thing I have learned from David (Stern) over all those years ... is..." December 10
Orange County Register "After two disappointing losses in three games to start the trip, the Clippers needed their big three to come up, well, big. Monday night, the trio did just that, leading the Clippers to a 94-83 win over Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center. Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 26 points, Chris..." December 10
SB Nation "The Philadelphia 76ers provide optimal conditions as a trade partner with the Rockets and a landing spot for Omer Asik. The Philadelphia 76ers are a "viable destination" for Omer Asik and an accessible trade partner for the Houston Rockets, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. There are, Stein..." December 08
Denver Post "Hello, offense. The Nuggets missed you. After being MIA the previous two games, the Nuggets were able to find some of it again Saturday night in an effort that gained steam as the game progressed and ended with a 103-92 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. "It's good. It's the first time..." December 08
Sporting News "Sixers rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams was diagnosed with an infection in his right knee, head coach Brett Brown announced on Saturday. After experiencing soreness in the knee following Sunday's game in Detroit, Carter-Williams did not make the Sixers' recent road trip to Charlotte...." December 07
Charlotte Observer "Who doesn’t enjoy playing fast-break basketball? It’s fun, it’s exciting, it’s… dangerous if you’re the Charlotte Bobcats. Coach Steve Clifford knew the Philadelphia 76ers would coax his team into going up-tempo. It was the pace the Sixers wanted in a first quarter that totaled a combined 69..." December 07
Grantland "Part 3 To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a leaguewide wrap-up every 33 days, or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In this episode — Part 3 of our video series — Bill and Jalen praise the funniest YouTube video, the biggest media-created controversy, the most..." December 06
Grantland "Bill and Jalen are back! To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a league-wide wrap-up every 33 days — or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In their first episode, they crown the best team in the league, the best tanking performance thus far, the league’s least valuable..." December 05
Sixers say rookie Michael Carter-Williams didn't make trip to Charlotte for tomorrow night's game and is day to day with right knee soreness
CSN Philly "Treat it like a “barbed wire fence.” That’s what Thaddeus Young said Doug Collins would tell him about the three-point line. “[Collins] would say, ‘I don’t want you taking any threes,’” Young said before the Sixers' dramatic double-overtime win against the Magic at the Wells Fargo Center on..." December 04
Delaware County Times "76ers rookie Michael Carter-Williams is dealing with a swollen right knee, which made his triple-double Tuesday night against Orlando that much more surprising. Carter-Williams said he knocked knees Sunday with a player in Detroit, and that it’s bothered him ever since. The knee injury did..." December 04
Philly.com "The 76ers and the Orlando Magic have been squaring off since the latter joined the league in 1989. For the most part, those contests have ended with an Orlando victory. Tuesday night was different. The Sixers defeated the Magic, 126-125, in double overtime at the Wells Fargo..." December 04
Philly.com "Yes, the 76ers' defensive rotations are in shambles right now. The defensive presence in the paint is nearly invisible. Stopping the fastbreak seems to happen only when the Sixers are taking the ball out of the net. The team is giving up the most points in the NBA, at 110 a game. They've given..." December 03
Brett Brown plans to keep Hollis Thompson in #Sixers starting 5 for now because of his length on D, & he doesn't require touches on offense
Detroit News "If Andre Drummond keeps progressing at the rate he’s going, then Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown—a first-year coach at his wit’s end — won’t be the only one to employ the “Hack-a-Dre” strategy…and Drummond will have to make them pay for it. What Drummond poignantly called a “slap in the..." December 02
CSN Philly "When the Sixers won their first three games of the season it was exciting. They looked so opposite of what the prognosticators said they would be. They played fast and hard and were fun to watch and they still are, only there are more losses associated with their play now than one month..." December 01
New Orleans Times-Picayune "Let's face it, despite all of coach Monty Williams' pleas and desires, the New Orleans Pelicans aren't going to win many games with their defense. Not yet, anyway. So while these defensive-challenged Pelicans continue to figure out how to close out on shooters and switch on the..." November 30
CBSSports.com "Agents and executives predict this will be a very active trade season in the NBA, for obvious reasons. As the standings begin to sort themselves out, the calendar marches along and injuries mount, the usual trigger points for deals will intensify. In addition to the contenders looking to..." November 29
ESPN.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are actively shopping second-year shooting guard Dion Waiters, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Three teams the Cavaliers are known to have spoken with are the New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls and Philadelphia 76ers, the sources said. It is believed..." November 28
Orlando Sentinel "With almost one month of the regular season completed, the Philadelphia 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams and the Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo have emerged as the leading candidates for 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year honors. Carter-Williams probably leads that race. But Oladipo and his..." November 28
Thad Young joined the Sixers for their shootaround today, Brett Brown said. Likely to play tonight against the Magic.
Tony Wroten will not play today.
Sources: Cavs shopping Dion Waiters. They've spoken w/Chi, NYK & Philly. No deal imminent. Waiters is open to being traded.
NBA.com "The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that they will officially retire Allen Iverson’s number “3” in a special halftime ceremony on Saturday, March 1, 2014 when the Sixers host the Washington Wizards. Iverson is one of the most prolific scorers in NBA history despite his small stature (6’0 and..." November 27
CSN Philly "The Sixers could get a double boost in the lineup tonight when they welcome Thaddeus Young and possibly Spencer Hawes back. Young left the team last Wednesday to deal with a difficult family matter. He flew into Orlando this morning and met up with the team at its morning film session. “My..." November 27
Philly.com "Daniel Orton is ready - ready to do the little things the 76ers need. Whether it's setting picks, grabbing rebounds, or defending on the block, the 6-foot-10, 266-pound center said that's what he's going to do. "I've pretty much always been a team player," Orton said. "I just think that's..." November 25
Indianapolis Star "For a team that plays as stingy and ruthless on one end — the alpha of the Association, showing opponents how to dig in and 'D' up — the Indiana Pacers can act a bit too unselfish. A little too concerned with sharing the ball. A pinch too caught up in passing up one good shot to find a better..." November 24
Delaware County Times "Thaddeus Young isn’t with the 76ers, and the team is uncertain when he will be back. Young, who missed his second consecutive game, was unavailable Friday night against visiting Milwaukee. He also was an absentee Wednesday night versus Toronto. The seventh-year forward is away from the team for..." November 23
Wow! This could get UGLY. The Sixers are without Hawes, Young and Wroten.
CSN Philly "Spencer Hawes remembered the last time a coach drew up a play for him to shoot a three-pointer in the waning seconds in attempt to tie a game. That time he wasn’t sure if the coach knew what he was doing. “I was in college,” Hawes said. “I thought he screwed something up. ‘Wrong guy,..." November 23
#Sixers Brett Brown starting same group as Wednesday. Thad young not available again.
The 76ers updated their media notes this AM, now list Thaddeus Young as out (personal reasons). They had originally listed him as a starter.
CSN Philly "Practice had ended Thursday afternoon at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, but the court was still full of players. There were no lingerers, either. The young Sixers, a team with no one older than 25, were getting after it. And this was after a film session and a full practice...." November 22
Real GM Basketball "Spencer Hawes has gotten off to a strong start for the Philadlephia 76ers, and Brett Brown sees the veteran center as an interesting core piece alongside Nerlens Noel in the frontcourt. “Could those two play next to each other?” Brown said. “Yes they could.” Brown likes the idea of Hawes at..." November 22
Thad Young still not w/ #Sixers for personal reasons. All other players on active list participated in a portion of today's practice.
NBA.com "The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that they have signed free agent guards Elliot Williams and Lorenzo Brown. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed. Williams (6-5, 190) was an early entry candidate for the 2010 NBA Draft following his sophomore season at Memphis and was..." November 21
Philadelphia has waived Kwame Brown and Darius Morris, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Toronto Sun "A game after being buried by ball movement and three-point shooting, the Raptors copied that blueprint to great success on Wednesday night. Rudy Gay set a career high in assists, Kyle Lowry was excellent in his hometown and DeMar DeRozan paced the club early. Gay finished with 18 points,..." November 21
Michael Carter-Williams: "I feel good. Hopefully I can go." Said he still hadn't gotten official word. Participated in full shootaround.
Philly.com "Evan Turner felt like he had to say something. You could see the 76ers swingman’s frustration mounting in Monday’s 97-94 setback to the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center. “I saw two of my teammates get their lips split,” he said of voicing displeasure to a referee before..." November 19
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "This probably won’t be included in the Dallas Mavericks’ end-of-the-season highlight reel, but they’ll take it just the same. The young and gritty Philadelphia 76ers made the Mavs sweat until the very end Monday night at American Airlines Center before Dallas eked out a 97-94 triumph. Monta..." November 19
Philly.com "Brett Brown was asked Monday about 76ers injured power forward Arnett Moultrie. “I don’t even know Arnett Moultrie,” the Sixers coach jokingly responded. “He’s a ghost.” Brown went to rave about the sidelined second-year player’s reduced body weight. “He has bought in in a big way while..." November 18
New Orleans Times-Picayune "After a three-game losing skid that had fans rushing to jump off the New Orleans Pelicans' proverbial bandwagon, the Pelicans showed Saturday night that any early season exit is a bit premature. Returning home after dispiriting road trip, the Pelicans welcomed sharpshooting forward Ryan..." November 17
Philly.com "Michael Carter-Williams is likely to miss the 76ers' entire three-game road trip, coach Brett Brown said Friday. The rookie point guard suffered a left foot arch bruise on Monday against the San Antonio Spurs. He missed his second consecutive game on Friday the Sixers 113-103 loss to the..." November 16
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Jeff Teague didn’t want to talk about his inclusion of the All-Star ballot Friday. The Hawks point guard sure played like his name belonged with the NBA’s best hours later. Teague had 23 of his career-high 33 in the second half as the Hawks defeated the 76ers 113-103 at Philips Arena...." November 16
MCW, w/ walking boot on L foot, doing a sit-down for @NBATV Inside Stuff (my favorite show growing up...this is all Summer & Ahmad's fault).
USA Today "Charles Barkley, the most outspoken man in sports, had some very, very interesting thoughts on the N-word (as it pertains to the Matt Barnes tweet, Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito and even Paula Deen), White America and locker room banter among friends during a brilliant five minute rant on..." November 15