76ers Rumors & News

  • Wolves will keep Anthony Bennett, not trade him to Sixers

    CBSSports.com "Contrary to an earlier report, it looks like Anthony Bennett will spend next season with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Multiple reports indicate that Minnesota wants to keep the 2013 No. 1 overall pick, rather than trading him to the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Thaddeus Young. Trading Bennett..." August 21

  • Wolves to acquire Thaddeus Young and trade pick, Shved, Mbah a Moute

    CBSSports.com "Let's clear things up with regards to the moving parts in the Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade that can be completed on Saturday. Anthony Bennett is reportedly staying with the Minnesota Timberwolves, not going to the Philadelphia 76ers. Thaddeus Young is reportedly going to Minnesota, with the..." August 21

  • Joel Embiid: pushing limits (but vowing to never cross them)

    CSN Philly "When he's not missing his college days or pondering running for president (of what country?) twenty-five years from now, Sixers rookie Joel Hans-Embiid is scorching Twitter with his hot takes and jokes. Some have called him a "must follow" while others have found his playfulness a bit..." August 20

  • Report: Sixers may look to trade for Amar’e Stoudemire at this season’s deadline

    Pro Basketball Talk "Amar’e Stoudemire is entering the final year of his contract with the Knicks, one that will pay him more than $23 million, but is uninsurable due to his history of injuries. When looking at that extreme level of financial risk along with Stoudemire’s current level of production, it wouldn’t..." August 20

  • Fellow Kentucky Wildcat Rajon Rondo was Nerlens Noel’s “biggest helper” through rehab

    Pro Basketball Talk "Early prediction time: I’m picking Nerlens Noel to win Rookie of the Year. After seeing him play at Summer League, after he got that “Blake Griffin year” to be around the league without playing, with the touches he’ll get in Philadelphia, he’s my preseason call. Noel would not be bouncing back..." August 15

  • 76ers Star Nerlens Noel -- YOU ARE THE FATHER ... According to DNA Test

    TMZ.com "The test results are in, and according to a DNA lab ... Nerlens Noel ... YOU ARE THE FATHER OF A BEAUTIFUL 14-MONTH-OLD BABY BOY!!!! We broke the story ... the 20-year-old Philadelphia 76er initially acknowledged he fathered the kid in a legal doc -- but then backtracked and demanded DNA proof..." August 14

  • Roberts' agent won't confirm report of Sixers deal

    CSN Philly "The agent for Ronald Roberts Jr. would not confirm a report that the forward has agreed to a partially-guaranteed contract with the Sixers. Roberts' agent, Adam Pensack, said he "can't confirm anything at this point" regarding a report from Sportando.com that the former Saint Joseph's standout..." August 13

  • NBA releases 2014-2015 schedule: Spurs host Mavs in season opener

    CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13

  • 76ers' Young could fill Wolves' void at power forward

    Fox Sports North "The void goes beyond severing the heartstrings of folks who once thought Kevin Love was the answer to the Timberwolves' post-Garnett decline. The sheer frustration that accompanies losing yet another upset superstar is palpable in the Twin Cities. But if Love heads to Cleveland, as he..." August 12

  • Source: Sixers in Cavs-Wolves trade

    Philly.com "WHILE NEWS CAME out yesterday that Minnesota and Cleveland had agreed in principle to a trade that will send All-Star Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a first-round draft pick, the Daily News has learned that the Sixers will, indeed, be involved in the deal. A..." August 09

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    Jake Fischer @JakeLFischer

    The Wolves and Sixers have not stopped talking a deal for Thaddeus Young. There are still 16 days left before anything can become official.

  • Sixers not included in reported Kevin Love deal

    CSN Philly "Well, looks like this one might be passing us by as well. The Sixers were reportedly in talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwovles to play facilitator in the blockbuster deal between the two teams, in which star forward Kevin Love and top prospect Andrew Wiggins were to swap..." August 07

  • Injured NBA rookie passes time trolling everyone from LeBron to Rihanna

    New York Post "For most NBA rookies, the first few weeks after they’re selected in the draft fly by, filled with press conferences, summer league games and settling into their new homes. This year, however, there is one rookie who hasn’t had that experience. “I would say kind of boring,” 76ers center Joel..." August 07

  • Love to Cavs, Wiggins and Young to the Wolves and Bennett to 76ers?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Sixers are expected to be the third team involved in a trade that would send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a report from Brian Windhorst of ESPN. Windhorst was less clear about what the Sixers would be receiving back,..." August 05

  • Joel Embiid has gotten a lot bigger over the past 3 years

    Yahoo! Sports "Here's what Joel Embiid, standout Kansas big man and No. 3 overall pick of the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2014 NBA draft, looks like today: And here, via Embiid's increasingly indispensable Twitter account, is what the Cameroonian prospect looked like way back in the long, long ago of..." August 05

  • NBA, teams angry at Philadelphia 76ers ‘rebuilding’ process

    Philly.com "It isn't easy to build the best basketball team in the NBA, but it's no snap to construct the worst one, either, and the 76ers, after the trade deadline last season, not only achieved that latter goal but might have fielded the least-talented team in the history of the league. Twenty-three..." August 04

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Source confirms Philly reports that assistant Greg Foster leaving 76ers to join Bucks staff under Jason Kidd.

  • 76ers want lottery overhaul delayed

    ESPN.com "The NBA is pushing toward changes to the draft lottery system by next season but is facing a strong objection from the Philadelphia 76ers, the franchise that could suffer the most from it, multiple sources told ESPN.com. Earlier this month at league meetings in Las Vegas, lottery reform..." July 30

  • What can Sixers get for Thad Young?

    CSN Philly "It is fairly quiet in the NBA world -- unless you have a vested interest in USA basketball or Kevin Love. On Monday, after an ESPN.com report stated the Timberwolves had an eye on Thaddeus Young if they trade Love, questions started appearing on my Twitter account about Young and what the..." July 30

  • Charles Barkley Offers to Pay for Carjacking Funeral

    NBC Philadelphia "NBA legend and former Philadelphia 76er Charles Barkley has offered to pay for the funerals of three young siblings killed after a carjacking went awry in the city last week, according to District Attorney Seth Williams. Ten-year-old Joseph Thomas Reed, his 15-year-old sister Keiearra Williams..." July 29

  • Minnesota eyes Thaddeus Young

    ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed interest in Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Kevin Love, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Wolves, while continuing to discuss trade proposals that would send Love..." July 28

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    Mark Deeks @MarkDeeksNBA

    Sixers have signed Pierre Jackson.

  • NBA Union Spent $5.4 Million on Audit of Boss Hunter

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23

  • Report: 76ers, Nuggets, Celtics could be third team in Love trade

    CBSSports.com "The Sporting News reports that teams are "lining up" to try and be the third team in a potential Kevin Love deal, no matter who gets Love. The Nuggets, 76ers, and Boston are mentioned as potential landing spots for extra assets in a Love deal. "When a deal like this takes a long time, there..." July 23

  • Rumor: Sixers have ‘strong interest’ in Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters

    Pro Basketball Talk "One of the more interesting aspects of the Cavaliers inching closer to trading for Kevin Love will be to see what their roster ultimately looks like when all is said and done. Cleveland has some promising pieces already in place, and the most interesting of them all might be Dion Waiters —..." July 23

  • Joel Embiid has moved on from Kim Kardashian, sets sights on Rihanna

    SB Nation "The wacky Twitter journey of injured Sixers rookie Joel Embiid carries forth. After failing to recruit LeBron James and failing to get Kim Kardashian to slide into his DMs, he's moved on to a new Twitter project: failing to go on a date with Rihanna. Via the exclusive reporting of Joel Embiid..." July 22

  • Sources: NBA warned touring stars of participating in events in Manila

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22

  • At first look, Dante Exum and Nerlens Noel have dazzled audiences

    CBSSports.com "The unknown quantity in sports, especially when it comes to young basketball players, can be a very exciting thing. The idea of potential can often trump a tangible alternative. The situation with the Cleveland Cavaliers and their decision of whether or not to include Andrew Wiggins in a trade..." July 20

  • Countdown is on for optimistic Noel

    NBA.com "Nerlens Noel gets an “A” for perseverance and patience and for somehow maintaining optimism throughout the most physically and psychologically challenging 17-month stretch of his young life. NBA schedules have yet to be released, but there’s roughly 100 days until the Philadelphia 76ers open the..." July 19

  • Why the Sixers are still sitting on cap space

    CSN Philly "On the day after the NBA draft, Sam Hinkie emerged from his undisclosed (and possibly fortified) hideout. He talked a lot about the newest Sixers that day, and how it will be a while until some of them appear on an NBA court. The interview lasted more than 35 minutes. At the very end of the..." July 18

  • Joel Embiid’s doctor optimistic about full recovery

    CSN Philly "As has been well documented, Joel Embiid has a tricky foot injury from which a full recovery is not guaranteed. For big men in particular, foot, knee and back issues are a serious red flag, which is why the 7’0” Embiid fell to the Philadelphia 76ers at the No. 3 pick in this year’s NBA..." July 16

  • Adam Silver considering NBA midseason tournament

    SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16

  • Report: Vasilije Micic To Sign With Bayern Munich, Won't Come Over In '15

    Liberty Ballers "A real bummer for a player fans could get excited about. It's starting to look like the Sixers won't be seeing at least two of their recent draft picks at all until at least 2016. With Dario Saric locked in to a deal with Turkish club Anadolu Efes, it looked like 2014 2nd round pick Vasilije..." July 15

  • NBA seeks a $15 Billion TV rights deal

    The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15

  • Is Nerlens Noel the best rookie at Summer League? Very possibly.

    Pro Basketball Talk "The box score says Nerlens Noel had four blocks Monday night against the Cavaliers. That doesn’t do his game justice. His length and leaping ability make him an intimidating force in the paint. The guys on the Sixers bench were counting the number of shots Noel altered and said it got into..." July 15

  • Source: Sixers and Rockets Agree In Principle To Jeremy Lin Deal

    Liberty Ballers "While the NBA is in a holding pattern until LeBron James decides where he will play this upcoming season, the Sixers have done some work behind the scenes. A source tells Liberty Ballers that the Houston Rockets and Philadelphia have agreed in principle to send point guard Jeremy Lin to the..." July 10

  • NBA announces salary cap of $63.065 million

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    .@NerlensNoel3 will play in Tuesday's Orlando Pro Summer League game against the Rockets. #Sixers

  • Amare Stoudemire, Iman Shumpert to Sixers? Knicks talking trade according to report

    Newark Star-Ledger "Although the Sixers are not in on any of the big name free agents like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony right now, that does not mean they are not major players in the outcome of this free agency period. Why? Because with roughly $30 million in cap space, the Sixers can help any team land the..." July 07

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    Dei Lynam @dlynamCSN

    Left knee soreness has Hollis Thompson sitting today. @NerlensNoel3 sitting precautionary reasons #SixersTalk

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    Bob Cooney @BobCooney76

    Per source, Sixers will give Nerlens Noel the day off today after his impressive performance yesterday. Smart move as Noel eases way back

  • 76ers open to Jeremy Lin trade

    ESPN.com "The Philadelphia 76ers have expressed a willingness to trade for Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin depending on what sort of assets Houston is willing to attach to the deal, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com that the Sixers, who have ample room on their payroll to..." July 06

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    Philadelphia 76ers @Sixers

    Official: Pierre Jackson has an injured right achilles

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    Philadelphia 76ers @Sixers

    #Sixers second-round pick (32nd overall) K.J. McDaniels has been added to our Orlando Pro Summer League roster. #SixersOPSL

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    Joel-Hans Embiid @JoelEmbiid

    He probably DM'd me but I dont read my DMs so I'm gonna go ahead and block him pic.twitter.com/PunjHSiQRI

  • Nerlens Noel finally will play for Philadelphia 76ers

    USA Today "t'll take a while before the Philadelphia 76ers' most recent first-round draft picks step foot on an NBA court, but the organization's patience is about to start paying off. Nerlens Noel will play in his first competitive games in 17 months when he joins the Sixers' entry in the Orlando Pro..." July 04

  • Sixers, Everyone Express Interest in Kent Bazemore

    Liberty Ballers "eague, but in Philadelphia, we're really just scraping for any cookie crumb that falls on the floor. The first crumb, the Sixers reported interest in Celtics guard Avery Bradley, was vacuumed away quickly as Bradley signed a four year, $32 million deal to remain a Celtic. The latest crumb comes..." July 04

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    Jake Fischer @JakeLFischer

    Hearing that Rockets & Sixers are in fluid trade talks surrounding Jeremy Lin. HOU waiting to unload Lin's deal if it signs Melo or Lebron.

  • Joel Embiid focused on being complete player

    CSN Philly "The Sixers open a mini training camp of sorts on Tuesday ahead of next week’s first summer league to take place in Orlando. Nerlens Noel will be there and so will recent draft picks like K.J. McDaniels and Jerami Grant. Joel Embiid, the Sixers’ top pick and the No. 3 overall selection in the..." July 01

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    Don't see No. 32 pick K.J. McDaniels on Sixers camp roster. Maybe he's only going to Vegas Summer League later in July.