76ers Rumors & News

  • NBA Salary cap projected to rise $5M

    ESPN.com "The NBA has informed teams that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap of nearly $5 million for next season, which could aid clubs such as Chicago and Houston in their attempts to steal free agent-to-be Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks, according to sources familiar with the forecasts...." April 21

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    "I think the season has been a huge success for us,"#Sixers owner Josh Harris

  • Noel ‘itching to get back' on the court

    Delco Times "Being a spectator for 82 games didn’t suit Nerlens Noel. So his plans for the summer months involve activity — and lots of it. The 76ers’ center, who sat out his first season to rehab his left knee, will get a rookie do-over in September. Between now and then, Noel said he’ll be a regular gym..." April 18

  • Sixers top shorthanded Heat in season finale

    CSN Philly "The game may have appeared meaningless, but don’t say that to Sixers head coach Brett Brown or the players in his locker room. With their 100-87 victory over the shorthanded Miami Heat on the final day of NBA’s the regular season, the Sixers closed out the year on a two-game winning..." April 17

  • Guards give Sixers win over Celtics in home finale

    CSN Philly "The Sixers were able to finish up the home portion of their schedule just the way they started it -- with a win. The Sixers closed out their slate at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday night with a 113-108 win over the Celtics (see Instant Replay). The victory was the Sixers’ 18th of the season..." April 15

  • Heat turned down Evan Turner deal

    Fansided "When the Indiana Pacers dealt Danny Granger to the Philadelphia 76ers to acquire former #2 overall pick Evan Turner, some questioned the deal while others praised it, believing Turner could help the Pacers overcome the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference. Although the Pacers are in position to..." April 14

  • Jefferson powers Bobcats past 76ers

    Charlotte Observer "The word Charlotte Bobcats coach Steve Clifford kept using was ‘exhale.” It was not meant positively. For the second night in a row the Bobcats failed to jump on a team headed to the draft lottery. In Boston Friday they paid for that, losing by three to the Celtics. Saturdayat home they held..." April 13

  • 76ers’ Thaddeus Young thinks about his future ‘all the time’

    Fansided "Many expected the Philadelphia 76ers to trade forward Thaddeus Young during the season. Young, however, was not traded while point guard Jrue Holiday was dealt before the season and center Spencer Hawes and guard Evan Turner were shipped out just prior to the trade deadline. Young has..." April 13

  • Grizzlies 117, Sixers 95

    CSN Philly "Sixers coach Brett Brown had hoped to motivate his young team to play the role of spoiler in the Memphis Grizzlies' chase for one of the last spots in the playoffs in Western Conference. Instead, it was Sixers' trio of native Memphians who saw their homecomings spoiled, as the Grizzlies used a..." April 12

  • Raptors play no defence in win over 76ers

    Toronto Sun "The Raptors keep on rolling, even though their play is not exactly conducive to post-season success. One of these days, greater attention on defence must be paid, better starts must be forged and more looks down low must be initiated. Until then, the Raptors can find ways against..." April 10

  • Sixers' Nerlens Noel says knee is 100 percent, added to vertical

    CBSSports.com "As soon as Nerlens Noel received the news he had torn his ACL in his one-and-done year at Kentucky, we started wondering if he'd be able to play during his first year after being drafted. While the injury may have affected his draft stock a bit, he was still selected by the New Orleans Pelicans..." April 08

  • Sixers Sign Adonis Thomas to 10-day Contract

    NBA.com "The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that they have signed guard/forward Adonis Thomas to a 10-day contract. Thomas is the 44th GATORADE Call-up of the 2013-14 NBA Development League season. In 34 games for the Springfield Armor of the D-League this season, Thomas averaged 17 points,..." April 07

  • Kevin Garnett makes triumphant return in easy Nets victory over 76ers

    New York Post "Kevin Garnett had been away from the Nets for so long that some teammates, and even coach Jason Kidd, joked with him prior to Saturday night’s game against the 76ers that he should be treated like a rookie. And despite being in the 19th year of a Hall of Fame career, Garnett admitted to feeling..." April 06

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Brown: Mullens (sprained ankle) not playing tonight and still day to day.

  • Sixers top Celtics despite Rondo triple-double

    CSN Philly "This is a tricky time in the NBA season. Teams that are fighting for playoff positioning can been seen on a nightly basis giving it their all, while clubs playing out the string can also be witnessed packing it in for summer vacation. The Sixers and Celtics might not be headed to the..." April 05

  • Casper Ware Signs 2nd 10-Day Contract With 76ers

    Real GM Basketball "The Philadelphia 76ers have signed Casper Ware to a second 10-day contract. Ware averaged 3.6 points, 1.2 assists, 1.2 rebounds and 14 minutes in five games with the 76ers. Ware played for Virtus Bologna in Italy earlier in the season." April 04

  • Mourning, Richmond reportedly elected to Hall of Fame

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA doesn’t have a Hall of Fame, leaving the duty of honoring its all-time greats to the Basketball Hall of Fame – an organization hung up on honoring players and coaches (way too many coaches) based on accomplishments at lesser levels. Its processes are both screwed up and secretive (though..." April 04

  • Charlotte Bobcats cruise in 123-93 win over Philadelphia 76ers

    Charlotte Observer "It took the Charlotte Bobcats 791 games to win three by 30 or more points. It took them six more to raise that number to five. The 30-point home victory against the playoff-bound Portland Trail Blazers was a stunner. Wednesday’s 123-93 victory against the Philadelphia 76ers? Not so much. The..." April 03

  • Noel exciting Sixers coaches with practice efforts

    CSN Philly "The date Nerlens Noel tweeted that was speculated as being his Sixers debut is only three days away. Noel had fans excited when he initially sent that message out on social media, but now it’s the big man’s coaches that are getting riled up about his progression. “The first thing that I have..." April 02

  • Hawks 103, Sixers 95

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Take a deep breath because it wasn’t easy. Lou Williams scored eight straight points late in the fourth quarter to give the Hawks a 103-95 come-from-behind victory over the lowly 76ers Monday night at Philips Arena. With the win, Williams helped the Hawks keep their fading playoff hopes..." April 01

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    Per @NBAPR, #Sixers Arnett Moultrie has been suspended without pay for 5 games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.

  • Michael Carter-Williams is working to learn names of all NBA referees, has a poster in his locker to prove it

    Pro Basketball Talk "You see all kinds of things in an NBA player’s locker. Shoes, clothing, the occasional decorative item, and more shoes are the normal things on the list. Sixers rookie Michael Carter-Williams, however, has chosen function over aesthetics in terms of what he has hanging inside that somewhat..." March 30

  • 76ers end 26-game skid, pound Pistons

    Courier-Post "The Philadelphia 76ers snapped their NBA record-tying, 26-game losing streak, routing the Detroit Pistons 123-98 on Saturday night to avoid establishing the longest skid in U.S. major pro sports history. Michael Carter-Williams and Thaddeus Young each scored 21 points for the 76ers, who won for..." March 30

  • Harden’s triple double secures Rockets win, 76ers record-tying 26th straight loss

    Houston Chronicle "Barely able to recognize the Rockets team that back in 2013 lost to team like the Philadelphia 76ers, including the loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, the Rockets knew they had grown out of that. The clues were ample, from the 25-game losing streak the Sixers brought to town to the Rockets’..." March 28

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    #Sixers make it official, announcing they signed James Nunnally to a second 10-day deal.

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    Jenny Dial Creech @jennydialcreech

    76ers' Byron Mullens has a left ankle sprain and is questionable to return to the game.

  • Free-agent strategies for the 76ers

    ESPN.com "The Philadelphia 76ers stand on the cusp of the sort of history no one wants to be a part of, one loss shy of tying the all-time record for consecutive defeats. The most damning part of this futility is it hasn't come accidentally, due to mismanagement or crippling injury or awful chemistry;..." March 27

  • Popovich feels bad, but not sorry, for Brett Brown

    CSN Philly "There was a friendly face waiting to greet Brett Brown everywhere he turned at the AT&T Center. After spending seven seasons as an assistant coach with San Antonio, Brown returned to the AT&T Center on Monday for the first time as Sixers head coach. “You get flooded with so many memories of..." March 26

  • Spurs 113, Philadelphia 91: The Austin Daye Game

    San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up The Sixers visited the AT&T Center on Monday, dragging a 24-game losing streak with them. What better time to rest Tony Parker, Tiago Splitter and Danny Green, and kick the tires on their newest acquisition, Austin Daye? As has been the case throughout their win streak, just about..." March 25

  • Sixers Sign Casper Ware To 10-Day Contract

    Hoops Rumors "The deal is official, according to Sixers spokesperson Michael Preston. The Sixers will sign the defensive-minded Casper Ware to a 10-day contract today, reports Sean Deveney of The Sporting News. Philadelphia’s 10-day deal with Darius Johnson-Odom expired Sunday night, leaving an open roster..." March 24

  • 76ers losing streak reaching historic levels

    Fansided "The Philadelphia 76ers already hold the record for the most futile season ever in the NBA. During the 1972-73 season, Philadelphia managed only nine victories with their 73 losses. Now, over four decades later, the team is in jeopardy of acquiring another ‘worst ever’ in the record books. With..." March 24

  • Sluggish Bulls have just enough for 91-81 victory

    Chicago Tribune "With Derrick Rose out for the season and Luol Deng in Cleveland, the Bulls have been short-handed all year. Their formula for success against such odds has been simple: Defend. Rebound. Get to loose balls. Hit first and ask questions later. Be the aggressor. Even after improving to 15-1..." March 23

  • Knicks send lowly Sixers to their 23rd straight loss

    New York Post "This mess was over, pure and simple. When Tim Hardaway Jr. dunked with 5:17 left in the game Friday night, the Knicks were up 17 on the lowly 76ers. On the bench, Carmelo Anthony removed his headband. Tyson Chandler figured he was done for the night. Amar’e Stoudemire stayed warm on the absurd..." March 22

  • Report: Andrew Wiggins is the 76ers top target

    CBSSports.com "The Philadelphia 76ers have lost 22 straight games, and may not win another the rest of the season. But you'll never believe this. It could be because they're trying to get a high draft pick. Just call it a hunch, I guess. Question is, if the Sixers were to land a top one or two pick, who..." March 21

  • Sponsor Logos "Inevitable" For NBA Jerseys

    ESPN.com "Get ready to sponsor logos on NBA jerseys. It's most likely coming in the next five years, NBA commissioner Adam Silver told an audience at the IMG World Congress of Sports on Wednesday. "It just creates that much more of an opportunity for our marketing partners to get to get that much..." March 20

  • Vegas confident Sixers won't win again this season

    CSN Philly "The Sixers are six losses away from an NBA-worst 27 in a row, and Vegas is quite confident they'll set the ominous record. The Sixers' odds of breaking the Cavs' record of 26 straight losses are 2/7, according to Jimmy Shapiro of Props PR. That means if you bet on them to reach 27 consecutive..." March 20

  • Bulls' bench helps hand Sixers 22nd straight loss

    CSN Chicago "For much of Wednesday’s game at Wells Fargo Center, it looked like the Philadelphia 76ers would finally snap their franchise-record losing streak. In the end, though, D.J. Augustin and Taj Gibson simply would not allow it. Augustin and Gibson scored 20 and 19 points, respectively, to lead..." March 20

  • 76ers coach Brett Brown not surprised by Sixers' losing streak

    CSN Philly "When the Pacers beat the Sixers on Monday night, the story was not about Indiana increasing its lead on the Heat to 3 1/2 games. No, the conversation centered strictly on the Sixers losing their 21st consecutive game, a record high for the franchise. The Sixers have 15 more opportunities to..." March 19

  • Sixers set franchise record with 21st consecutive loss

    SI.com "The Philadelphia 76ers set a franchise record by losing their 21st consecutive game when they fell to the Pacers 99-90 in Indiana on Monday. The 21 straight losses surpassed the 20 consecutive defeats suffered by the Sixers during their infamous 1972-73 campaign, which ended with a 9-73 record..." March 18

  • Pacers pick up 50th win the hard way

    Indianapolis Star "Chief among the obstacles tasked to a team chasing the top seed in its conference — not to mention much greater heights in the ensuing months — remains surviving the homestretch of the long grind of the regular season. With the playoffs lurking, it's tempting to look ahead. These days, it's..." March 18

  • Sixers coach Brett Brown says true rebuilding will take ‘three to five years’

    CSN Philly "The Sixers know what they're up against. They can tie their longest losing streak in franchise history with a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies tonight at Wells Fargo Center. And the possibility of that streak extending all the way through to the end of the year is very real. “Any win that we..." March 16

  • Conley takes over in third quarter as Griz deal 76ers record-tying loss

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "What is it like to face a team that has lost 19 straight games? “It’s scary,” Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley admitted. That about summed up Conley & Co.’s mindset Saturday night entering the Wells Fargo Center. Memphis certainly didn’t want to be the squad that helped the dismal..." March 16

  • Sixers GM took Evan Turner to the airport after trading him to Pacers

    CSN Philly "There’s an old joke about volunteering to drive an unwanted player to the airport just to get him out of town. Except when the Sixers traded Evan Turner to Indiana, it wasn’t a joke. Sam Hinkie actually hopped in the car with Turner and took him to catch his flight. That had to be an awfully..." March 15

  • It wasn't pretty, but Pacers get 101-94 win over 76ers

    Indianapolis Star "In the end, the lighted numbers on the scoreboard make all the difference. A win trumps everything, makes everything all right and keeps the locals happy. So although the Indiana Pacers committed 21 turnovers, nine in the final quarter, after their 101-94 win over the struggling 76ers, there..." March 15

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    devin kharpertian @uuords

    Sixers officially ink Darius Johnson-Odom to 10-day contract.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    For Philadelphia to sign Darius Johnson-Odom to a 10-day contract, 76ers will release Lorenzo Brown, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

  • Sixers Plan To Sign Johnson-Odom

    Hoops Rumors "The Sixers plan to sign Darius Johnson-Odom to a 10-day deal, sources tell Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports (on Twitter). He has been playing with the Springfield Armor of the D-League. Johnson-Odom, 24, auditioned for the Sixers on Tuesday. The shooting guard saw four games of NBA action..." March 13

  • Kings avoid embarrassment, beat woeful 76ers

    Sacramento Bee "There was a level of embarrassment the Kings wanted to avoid. The coaching staff didn’t mention it in the pregame talk, but all the players knew the Philadelphia 76ers entered Wednesday night’s game with a 17-game losing streak. And despite their own struggles, the Kings weren’t capable of..." March 13

  • Sixers look at shooters in D-League workout

    CSN Philly "That the Sixers need shooting is a given, they rank last in the NBA in three-point shooting (30.5 percent). Finding shooters that can instantly help your team in the upcoming NBA draft seems to be a dying breed. Maybe one of the four D-League players that worked out for the Sixers Tuesday..." March 12

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    Christopher A. Vito @ChrisVito

    #Sixers coach Brett Brown thinks practicing 5-on-5 by the end of the season is a realistic goal for Nerlens Noel.