76ers Rumors & News

  • Michael Carter-Williams looks good as Bucks beat his old team

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It's safe to say Michael Carter-Williams' Milwaukee debut was a rousing success. The Bucks' new point guard showed off his passing skills while playing limited minutes Wednesday night in a 104-88 trouncing of the Philadelphia 76ers at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Carter-Williams played for..." February 26

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    #Sixers claim Thomas Robinson off waivers and waive Tim Frazier.

  • Dragic, Whiteside spark Heat over 76ers 119-108

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "This very well could be the Miami Heat's new reality: You start with double-doubles from Goran Dragic and Hassan Whiteside and work from there. With Chris Bosh out for the season with blots clots on his lung, it might be the best and only way to remain afloat in this how-low-can-you-go Eastern..." February 24

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sixers need to reach 90 percent of cap before season's end. Robinson's salary gets it there. If not, shortfall divided among rest of roster.

  • Report: Sixers willing to talk about anyone on roster, including Joel Embiid, in trade for more No. 1 picks

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Sixers have been much maligned for their choice to go through an extended rebuilding process, one which has involved multiple seasons of bottoming out in order to gain the best chance of landing the highest draft picks possible. Even the players ultimately chosen with some of those picks..." February 24

  • Andrei Kirilenko Signs With CSKA

    Real GM Basketball "Andrei Kirilenko has officially signed with CSKA for the remainder of the season. Kirilenko said in a statement that at 34, "the time has come to think about ending my career at the professional level" and that he wants to do that at CSKA." February 24

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    Max Rappaport @MaxRappaport

    Updates: No J-Rich (left knee) No Grant (low back contusion) Mbah a Moute will play Starters TBA

  • Magic dominate in the paint, hold on to beat the 76ers 103-98

    Orlando Sentinel "After six games, what James Borrego will emphasize as the Orlando Magic's interim coach is becoming clearer. His defense will attempt to build a barrier around its paint. On Sunday night, the Magic took advantage of the Philadelphia 76ers' shortage of quality big men, played quality..." February 23

  • JaVale McGee wants to stay with Sixers

    Philly.com "Center JaVale McGee wants to remain with the 76ers for the rest of the season and beyond. The Sixers, at least for the time being, are committed to giving him every opportunity to do just that. "We are coming into this whole thing with an open mind," coach Brett Brown said Sunday after the..." February 23

  • Sixers waive Andrei Kirilenko, who never played a game for them following trade from Nets

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Nets traded Andrei Kirilenko to the Sixers in early December, and Philadelphia had hoped that Kirilenko might play for them this season, at least enough to draw interest from other franchises before the trade deadline had passed. But that never happened. Whether due to Kirilenko’s family..." February 22

  • Sixers GM says rare availability of high lottery pick is what motivated him to trade Michael Carter-Williams

    CSN Philly "As Thursday’s NBA trade deadline inched toward the 3 p.m. curfew, one thing became clearly evident to Sixers’ general manager Sam Hinkie. “We were the lone buyer,” Hinkie said on Friday morning. Meeting the local press for the first time since training camp began, the Sixers’ GM outlined his..." February 22

  • Jason Richardson plays his first game in more than two years, starts for Sixers vs. Pacers

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jason Richardson last played an NBA game on Jan. 18, 2013. He underwent knee surgery which had a long recovery timetable, then suffered a stress fracture in his foot near the beginning of this season. Sixers head coach Brett Brown promised that Richardson would not go quietly into retirement,..." February 21

  • Sixers Risk Smart At Trade Deadline

    NBA.com "“If you do what everyone else does, you get what everyone else gets.” It’s a mantra the Sixers have stood by during this frenetic period in their history, and it’s a message that was reinforced by the team once again this week. At Thursday’s 3pm trade deadline, Philadelphia completed three..." February 20

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Philadelphia has traded K.J. McDaniels to Houston for Isaiah Canaan and a second round pick, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Denver is in advanced talks on a deal to send JaVale McGee to Philadelphia, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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  • Bucks get Carter-Williams, Ennis, Plumlee; deal Knight off to Suns

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Bucks made a blockbuster move right at the trade deadline Thursday, trading point guard Brandon Knight to Phoenix and acquiring 6-foot-6 point guard Michael Carter-Williams from Philadelphia and rookie guard Tyler Ennis and center Miles Plumlee from the Suns in a three-team..." February 19

  • Rockets acquire Pablo Prigioni, KJ McDaniels

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets did not get the star point guard they sought, but completed a pair of deals to bolster their backcourt off the bench at the trade deadline with additions of rookie KJ McDaniels and veteran Pablo Prigioni. The Rockets agreed to send second-year guard Isaiah Canaan along with the..." February 19

  • Nuggets send JaVale McGee to 76ers

    Yahoo! Sports "The Denver Nuggets have agreed to send JaVale McGee and a first-round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, a league source told Yahoo Sports. The Sixers will receive a 2015 protected first-round pick that Denver owned via Oklahoma City and are sending the rights to Turkish professional..." February 19

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    The Sixers are re-signing point guard Tim Frazier to another 10-day contract, a source said.

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    In addition to Afflalo deal, the Nuggets are sending JaVale McGee and a 2015 first-round pick to Philadelphia, league source confirms.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Yahoo Sources: Minnesota, Philly could be included to expand Brooklyn-OKC deal w/ Garnett to Wolves, Thad Young to Nets. Among many parts.

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    J-Rich scrimmaging with the starters. No healthy PGs, so Thompson and Sampson playing the 1. #Sixers

  • Andrew Bynum once drove around Philly with a gas nozzle and hose hanging from his Ferrari

    Yahoo! Sports "Former NBA All-Star Andrew Bynum was a throwback in so many ways. Not only was his deft back to the basket game a standout skill in an NBA that was creeping closer and closer to the spread out and perimeter-heavy ball that is so prevalent today, but he also acted as a throwback to the days in..." February 17

  • Expect more tank maneuvers from Hinkie

    Philly.com "While the 76ers' long slog toward the lottery has been occasionally interrupted by something resembling decent basketball recently, the only lasting excitement of the season arrives later this week, when general manager Sam Hinkie plays his annual game of Trade Deadline Bingo. Hinkie will have..." February 15

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • K.J. McDaniels likes the Sixers but noncommittal on next season

    CSN Philly "K.J. McDaniels has undoubtedly been one of the more exciting reasons to watch the rebuilding Philadelphia 76ers this season. He may not be joining fellow rookies Nerlens Noel or Bob Covington up in New York this weekend for the rookie-sophomore game, but he's been just as valuable a piece in Brett..." February 13

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    David Pick @IAmDPick

    Sixers Michael Carter-Williams has pulled out of the NBA Sophomore All-Star team, according to source.

  • Sluggish Warriors escape Philly with win

    CSN Bay Area "No 40-point blowout for the Warriors. But they'll take the win, even if they can't be proud of their performance. After clobbering the 76ers by at least 40 points in their last two meetings, the Warriors were downright lackluster in slipping out of Philadelphia with an 89-84 victory Monday..." February 10

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    Bob Cooney @BobCooney76

    Covington pinkie sprain is on his non-shooting hand. I would think that could be an injury to play through. #Sixers.

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    Max Rappaport @MaxRappaport

    According to the Sixers' game notes, MCW is out tonight due to an ongoing toe issue. Tim Frazier the projected starter.

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Brown: 'J-Rich has not been able to play 5-on-5 yet. That's the final hurdle for him.'

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Brown: Team will put MCW through tests tomorrow to see how foot us and see if he can play Mon vs #Warriors.

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    .@MCW1 is a game-time decision tonight with a sore right foot vs. #Boston #Celtics pic.twitter.com/FZ5omvtU9P

  • Source: Sixers to sign Tim Frazier to 10-day contract

    CSN Philly "The Sixers have a chance to look at backup point guards now that Tony Wroten is out after knee surgery and it appears they will take advantage of that option. The Sixers will sign former Penn State guard Tim Frazier to a 10-day contract on Thursday, a league source confirmed to Dei Lynam...." February 05

  • Thompson and Sixers run past Nuggets

    Philly.com "What has gotten into these 76ers? Months ago, they were the laughing-stock of the NBA. No one is laughing anymore - especially not the Denver Nuggets. Hollis Thompson had a career night as the Sixers held on Tuesday to defeat the Nuggets, 105-98, at the Wells Fargo Center. The win came..." February 04

  • Tony Wroten Undergoes Successful Surgical Procedure On Right Knee

    NBA.com "Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten underwent successful surgery to repair the partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee earlier today. The procedure was performed by Dr. James R. Andrews of the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida. " February 04

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • It isn't pretty, but Cavaliers widen streak to 11 with 97-84 win over 76ers

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers allowed the Philadelphia 76ers to hang in the game longer than what they had hoped for, but they picked up their 11th consecutive victory, 97-84 Monday night at The Q. Kyrie Irving guided his team to triumph with a game-high 24 points, five assists and five rebounds...." February 03

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

  • Sixers top Timberwolves for second straight victory

    Philly.com "DECORUM WAS at a minimum at the Wells Fargo Center early yesterday morning, and defense was at a minimum there last night. At least on the part of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The day started with the ever-popular and raucous Wing Bowl, carried out by 94WIP. The night provided a defensive effort..." January 31

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    J-Rich: 'I want to play a game or two b4 AS break. Hopefully it happens. If not, it'll definitely be the 1st game after AS break (Feb 20).'

  • Shooting aside, Carter-Williams making significant progress

    CSN Philly "Put Michael Carter-Williams' shooting numbers aside for a minute and consider his growth in other categories. In Wednesday night's 20-point victory over the Pistons, Carter-Williams flirted with a triple-double. He had 14 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds. Those numbers drew high praise from..." January 30

  • Sixers' stingy defense guides them past Pistons

    CSN Philly "It didn’t take the Sixers long to put Wednesday’s game against the Detroit Pistons out of reach at the Wells Fargo Center. In fact, by the end of the first quarter the question wasn’t if the Sixers were going to win. It was by how much. Thanks to an 18-0 run in the first quarter, the Sixers..." January 29

  • Why Michael Carter-Williams' shooting is a serious problem

    CSN Philly "It happened several weeks ago. The Sixers beat the Nets. That had a lot to do with Michael Carter-Williams. MCW didn’t have a good game that evening. Not offensively. He made just two of nine shots. But toward the end, when the game was still in doubt and the Sixers needed a play,..." January 29

  • Tony Wroten weighing options for partially torn ACL

    CSN Philly "Seeing Tony Wroten walk down the corridors of Smoothie King Center was a surprising sight before Monday night's game. The Sixers' leading scorer had been in California having his right knee examined. He is in the midst of seeing specialists to examine his partially torn ACL before he decides how..." January 27

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    Dei Lynam @dlynamCSN

    MCW out because illness. Larry DrewII first NBA start #SixersTalk

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    Dei Lynam @dlynamCSN

    Wroten torn right ACL. Surgery required. No timetable for return #SixersTalk

  • Sixers lack veteran guidance, Lou Williams says

    Philly.com "He is two franchises and almost three years removed from his seven-year career with the 76ers, but Toronto guard Lou Williams still keeps an eye on the team that made him the 45th overall pick in the 2005 draft. Williams is averaging 15.1 points per game and once again is proving to be one of..." January 23