76ers Rumors & News

  • Nets narrowly avoid embarassing loss to winless 76ers

    New York Post "The Nets will spend their Thanksgiving thankful they avoided being embarrassed. The Nets (6-8), who entered Wednesday night’s game having lost six of their previous seven games, struggled to put away the winless 76ers, building a 20-point first-half lead then hanging on for a 99-91 victory in..." November 27

  • 76ers can match futile start of infamous 1972-73 squad

    Fox Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers are 0-14. This is historically horrible for a franchise that has already defined the mark for awful. The 76ers have a ways to go to catch their 1972-73 namesakes. That team went 9-73 -- the worst mark for an 82-game season -- in the NBA. If this edition of the 76ers..." November 26

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Your weekly @numberFire update: Sixers favored in ZERO of remaining 69 games. Best win odds are 44.6% on March 30 at home against ... Lakers

  • Some Sixers season ticket holders are understandably ticked off

    Pro Basketball Talk "I think we all have an intellectual understanding of what is going on in Philadelphia: In that market the draft is the way to rebuild, and if you’re going to go with the “be bad to be good” plan then don’t sugar coat it, don’t do it halfway, go all in. We’re still a few years away from seeing if..." November 25

  • Blazers win eight straight, beat 76ers 114-104

    CSN Northwest "As Terry Stotts wrapped up his postgame press conference at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, he was asked one final question. What, if any, would be the theme of the Trail Blazers’ latest win? Portland had come into Philadelphia after escaping Boston with a win, and it was assumed..." November 25

  • Sixers, Furkan Aldemir agree to deal in principle

    CSN Philly "The Sixers have agreed in principle to a deal that will bring Turkish forward/center Furkan Aldemir to the NBA this season, league sources confirmed to CSNPhilly.com on Monday. Aldemir’s intention to leave his Turkish team, Galatasaray, was first reported by Sportando. According to Adrian..." November 25

  • Knicks snag ugly victory over horrible 76ers in Calderon return

    New York Post "Imagine low tide in August, a herring left unattended for upwards of a month, the physical result of combining scotch, gin, vodka and a six-pack. Imagine all that and you might, just might, get an idea of how bad the Philadelphia 76ers are on the court. And still, matters got a little dicey..." November 23

  • Eric Bledsoe on flagrant foul he took from Nerlens Noel: ‘They did it on purpose’

    CSN Philly "Eric Bledsoe knew the Sixers were coming after him. “They were telling me before if I came into the paint they were going to do something dirty,” Bledsoe said. “I did it on purpose.” Thirty seconds into Friday’s game between the Sixers and Suns, Bledsoe drove into the paint, where he was met..." November 23

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    Dan Gelston @APgelston

    Suns Eric Bledsoe says he was tipped off before the game by a Sixer that Noel's hard foul was coming.

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    Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM

    According to sources, Nets have had preliminary talks w/ Sixers about moving Kirilenko + Karasev. In such case Sixers likely waive Kirilenko

  • Winless 76ers change pizza promotion so wins aren't required

    CBSSports.com "The Philadelphia 76ers partnered with Papa John's to offer their fans half-off online orders the day after wins this season … but, 11 games in, they haven't won a single game. This is a problem -- a promotion never triggered is hardly a promotion at all. In order to keep hungry fans happy, the..." November 21

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    Jesus Gomez @JejeGomez_PtR

    Jimmy Butler and Kawhi Leonard will become restricted free agents in the same summer. The Sixers should throw a Parsons contract at both.

  • Bledsoe was joking, but Brown says Sixers lack 'senior men'

    CSN Philly "The Sixers take on the Suns Friday night, seeking their first win in 12 tries. With every passing game in which a victory has not been produced, the conversation shifts further from what happened on the court, and closer to what is happening behind the scenes of the Sixers' rebuild. "I think..." November 21

  • Jason Richardson Hopes To Return From Stress Fracture As Soon As December

    Real GM Basketball "Jason Richardson believes he will return as soon as December from a stress fracture in his right foot, which followed left knee surgery. Asked if he expects to play this season, Richardson said: “No doubt in my mind.” Richardson added he will “definitely be back before the all-star break or..." November 20

  • Celtics snap losing skid, beat winless Sixers, 101-90

    CSN New England "The Boston Celtics end their three-game losing skid with a 101-90 win over the Philadelphia 76ers whose losing streak to start the season stands at 11 ... and counting. Despite Philadelphia's struggles this season, by no means was a Boston victory a sure thing. The Sixers were an atrocious..." November 20

  • Kentucky over Sixers? Tony Wroten fires back at Eric Bledsoe

    CSN Philly "Eric Bledsoe thinks Kentucky could beat the Sixers. The Suns' guard seemed pretty serious about it. On Wednesday, Bledsoe did an interview with Sirus XM NBA radio. Bledsoe spent much of the time praising his alma mater while dogging the Sixers. Bledsoe not only said the Wildcats would beat the..." November 20

  • Suns' Eric Bledsoe: Kentucky can 'definitely' beat the Sixers

    CBSSports.com "Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe has the utmost confidence in his alma mater. Or he has absolutely no respect for the Philadelphia 76ers. One of the two. Appearing on Sirius XM NBA radio, he was asked who would win in a series between what might be the best team in college basketball and..." November 19

  • Carter-Williams downplays feud with Stephen A. Smith

    CSN Philly "Michael Carter-Williams and ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith are not becoming fast friends. It all started last Thursday when an article came out, written by Carter-Williams for Derek Jeter's website, The Players' Tribune. The piece was about Carter-Williams' experience his rookie season when..." November 18

  • Plan for the future creates hardships in the present

    Philly.com "After nine games, after two humiliating drubbings, after zero victories, the 76ers are battered and beaten. Michael Carter-Williams talks about the team's desire to continue to fight. Coach Brett Brown, who had a successful career as an assistant coach with the San Antonio Spurs, doesn't want..." November 16

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    The #Sixers will waive Chris Johnson and to make room for @Holla_At_Rob33. He's expected to join the team today.

  • 76ers come close, but fall to Rockets

    Courier-Post "James Harden scored 35 points, including an off-balance layup with 9 seconds left, to lead the Houston Rockets to an 88-87 victory over the winless Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night. The Sixers led by one point before Michael Carter-Williams bounced the ball off his foot and out of bounds to..." November 15

  • 'Incredible' 1st-half numbers add up to Mavs' most lopsided win ever 123-70 over 76ers

    Dallas Morning News "As the Mavericks’ lead kept growing at a ridiculous rate Thursday night, you had to wonder whether the NBA Players Association would also lobby for a mercy rule in the next collective-bargaining agreement. This truly was punishment of the cruel and unusual kind. On the day when Michele..." November 14

  • Joakim Noah on Scouting the Raptors vs Sixers: ‘I Wouldn’t Watch That Sh*t’

    SLAM Online "Ahead of Thursday night’s Chicago Bulls-Toronto Raptors tilt, Joakim Noah spotted teammate Pau Gasol studying the Raptors’ 120-88 beatdown of the visiting Philadelphia Sixers last Sunday. Noah candidly shared his thoughts with the media in Toronto on having to suffer through such gruesome game..." November 14

  • NBA owners expendable, NBPA director says

    ESPN.com "Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of..." November 13

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Look for the Philadelphia 76ers to sign Robert Covington this week. Hearing Sixers are poised to pluck Covington out of the @nbadleague

  • 16d
    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    #Sixers coach Brett Brown doesn't see @MCW1 playing a lot of minutes Thursday night vs. #Mavs

  • 16d
    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    Alexey Shved sat out today's practice with lower-back soreness #Sixers

  • 16d
    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Brown: Wroten 'is a hold-your-breath point guard. Tony, at this stage, isn't 100% reliable.'

  • Raptors first in East, breeze by no-name Sixers

    Toronto Star "The dunks were nice and the acrobatic layups were fun, and everyone had a jolly old time as the highlight reels filled up in a ridiculously easy Raptors victory. Drake, the team’s global ambassador, was somewhat awestruck by one James Johnson dunk to the point his YouTube’d reaction was being..." November 10

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    #Sixers PF/C @NerlensNoel3 will NOT play tonight vs. the #Raptors. Malcolm Thomas did not make the trip to Canada. #NBA

  • Bulls almost spoil strong second half in win over Sixers

    CSN Chicago "The third quarter changed everything for the Bulls in Friday night’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers. But a sloppy fourth quarter almost washed it away. The Bulls beat the winless Sixers, 118-115, Friday night despite a slow start and finish. The win moved the Bulls to 5-1. Mike Dunleavy..." November 08

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    Michael Preston @preston76

    Nerlens Noel (left ankle sprain) is listed as out for tonight's #Sixers game vs. Chicago.

  • Magic notch 1st win of the season on Tobias Harris' buzzer-beater

    Orlando Sentinel "Over a span of six days, Tobias Harris experienced the wildest of emotional swings. The deadline for teams to sign fourth-year players to contract extensions passed with no agreement between Harris and the Orlando Magic. And two losses followed, leaving the Magic with an 0-4 record. But on..." November 06

  • Carter-Williams makes long-awaited return to practice

    CSN Philly "Michael Carter-Williams made his much-anticipated return Thursday afternoon, practicing in full contact for the first time in six months. "I was a little winded out there, but I feel great," Carter-Williams said. "It was good to be out there with the guys, just moving the ball and playing..." November 06

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Brown: Thought Noel was going to practice today but pulled out of drills. Not expected to play Friday vs #Bulls.

  • Nerlens Noel still a work in progress at power forward

    CSN Philly "Nerlens Noel had played center his whole life until this season when Brett Brown decided he wanted to experiment with him at the power forward position. The experiment was necessary. When the Sixers drafted Joel Embiid, they found themselves with two talented young centers. Embiid and..." November 05

  • Rockets improve to 4-0 with road rout of 76ers

    Houston Chronicle "Tempting as it might have been for the Rockets to assume they should not have struggled at all along the way to their fourth rout to start the season, they could not help but fall into the trap of coasting a few times when that temptation became irresistible. It hardly mattered. They were..." November 04

  • Why Allen Iverson didn't accept offers to play in PBA

    GMA Network "NBA legend Allen Iverson is in town this week for a charity game, not as a player but as a basketball coach. The reception remained warm for "The Answer" in the Philippines, as memories of his exploits remained fresh in the basketball-crazy country. Agent Sheryl Reyes, who organized the..." November 04

  • Heat move to 2-0 behind 30 from Bosh in rout of 76ers

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The evolution has taken . . . two games. Chris Bosh is now the Miami Heat's leading man, leading them Saturday night to their second consecutive victory to open the season, 114-96 over the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. "And he has to do it for us to be successful," coach Erik..." November 02

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    Jason Wolf @JasonChadWolf

    #Sixers starters: Nerlens Noel, Henry Sims, Tony Wroten, Luc Mbah a Moute, Hollis Thompson. KJ McDaniels (hip flexor) game-time decision.

  • O.J. Mayo's 25 points boost Bucks to victory in home opener over 76ers

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A festive home opener had nearly everything the Milwaukee Bucks were hoping for Friday night. Let's count a few of the biggest highlights: A raucous crowd that nearly packed the BMO Harris Bradley Center and was announced as a sellout of 18,717. Check. A sparkling 25-point performance by..." November 01

  • Adam Silver Wants To Help Set Rules For Legalized Sports Gambling

    ThePostGame.com "In Adam Silver's opinion, the current gambling laws aren't stopping fans from betting on sports -- they're only restricting domestic opportunities. As sports gambling in New Jersey inches closer to a reality, Silver believes now is the time to start accepting the "inevitable" future. The NBA..." October 31

  • Pacers wrap up season opening win against 76ers led by Roy Hibbert

    Indy Cornrows "With all of the uncertainty surrounding the Indiana Pacers to open the 2014-15 regular season, it almost seemed fitting Indiana's first possession of the season opener culminated in the worst possible start a team could have; a turnover. A bad pass from Donald Sloan was stolen by Tony Wroten, who..." October 30

  • No tanks: Larry Brown rips Sixers' plan

    Philly.com "As the 76ers begin another unabashed effort to post the worst record in the NBA, former coach Larry Brown says he is disgusted by what has become of the team he led to the NBA Finals in 2001. "I hate what's going on in Philly," the Hall of Fame coach said Wednesday. "They don't have a..." October 30

  • PSD’s 2014-2015 NBA Eastern Conference Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    After a summer of endless drama highlighted by the return of a prodigal son, the Eastern Conference hierarchy looks completely different than it did in June and after a simply disastrous showing last year it appears things will be more competitive this season. October 29

  • Jason Richardson may miss entire season with foot fracture

    Liberty Ballers "Jason Richardson's time in Philadelphia began as a footnote to the Andrew Bynum trade. His entire career might now be in jeopardy due to a stress fracture in his right foot. "He is busting his tail to get back in shape and play again," Brett Brown said after Sixers practice on Saturday...." October 28

  • Sixers accidentally put Bo Outlaw, not Travis, on their roster page

    SB Nation "Can you spot what's wrong in the picture above, taken from NBA.com's official Philadelphia 76ers' roster? That's right! Ronald Roberts is not a real basketball player, and is instead the winner of the Sixers' "Get In The Game" promotion, in which Philadelphia-area fans are selected at random,..." October 28

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sixers waived Marquis Teague and Elliot Williams, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

  • 31d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Trade calls for Sixers to send Arnett Moultrie to New York and take in Travis Outalw, who is likely to be released by Philly

  • 33d
    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers J-Rich wearing sweats and walking boot on right foot.