76ers Rumors & News

  • 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.

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers waived James Anderson

  • K.J. McDaniels happy to be a 76er at No. 32

    Philly.com "The disappointment was short-lived. Aside from not getting a guaranteed contract, K.J. McDaniels will tell you going 32d overall in the NBA draft Thursday was better than being a late first-round selection. That's because he wore No. 32 at Clemson. He and his Twitter followers end their..." June 29

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    Jason Wolf @JasonChadWolf

    Brown on pairing Embiid & Noel: "My memories are of Tim Duncan and David Robinson. You need to play defense in the NBA..." #Sixers

  • Sixers expect Joel Embiid to miss 5-8 months

    Newark Star-Ledger "For the second year in a row the Sixers are taking a wait and see approach to their top selection in the NBA Draft. The Sixers of course chose Kansas center Joel Embiid with the third overall pick in Thursday night's NBA draft despite a stress fracture in his right foot one year after taking..." June 28

  • Byron Mullens Opts Out, Will Hit Free Agency

    Hoops Rumors "Sixers big man Byron Mullens has turned down his minimum salary player option for next season and will become a free agent, GM Sam Hinkie told reporters, including Tom Moore of Calkins Media (Twitter link). The Wasserman Media Group client would have made a guaranteed salary of more than $1.063MM..." June 27

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Sixers go with Elfrid Payton, Jr. with No. 10 over Dario Saric and Doug McDermott.

    2014 NBA Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26

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    Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

    Philly trading Elfrid Payton in a deal for Dario Saric -- which means Sam Hinkie may have drafted 2 guys who won't play to start season.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Philadelphia is no longer pursuing a deal with Cleveland for the No. 1 pick, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Philadelphia is still working on a final decision at No. 3, but Joel Embiid has a tremendous chance to be selected there,

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    John Clark CSN @JClarkCSN

    Sixers have offered the Cavs their 3,10,32 picks to get top pick to draft Andrew Wiggins, according to @dlynamCSN

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    Bob Cooney @BobCooney76

    According to league source, Sixers in full court press with Cleveland to get No. 1 pick. "They really, really, really want Wiggins."

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Joel Embiid's seriously in play for three spots in top part of lottery: 76ers (3), Celtics (6), Lakers (7), league sources tell Yahoo.

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    I'm told Philly (No. 3) isn't pursuing deals w/ Bucks No. 2).Possibly telling w/ GM Sam Hinkie reportedly pursuing No. 1 for Wiggins w/ Cavs

  • Waiting for Wiggins

    ESPN.com "The mantra here has been very clear, which is to compete for championships. History, for the most part, especially recently, especially in the current environment, with the current rules and the current collective bargaining agreement, history has been reasonably clear that superstar players..." June 25

  • Source: Sixers receive Embiid's medical records

    CSN Philly "Who knows what is in Joel Embiid's medical records? According to ESPN.com's Chad Ford in a podcast with Bill Simmons posted Tuesday afternoon, only Cleveland and Milwaukee had been given Embiid's medical information. Later Tuesday afternoon, an NBA source confirmed to CSNPhilly.com that the..." June 25

  • Report: Sixers, Magic, Jazz trying to acquire top-2 pick

    CBSSports.com "With news of Joel Embiid's injury and the subsequent surgery a few days ago, the 2014 NBA Draft has been shaken up significantly. It looks like Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins are clearly the two top picks, and several teams were targeting players who now might go higher than expected. The..." June 24

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    Chad Ford @chadfordinsider

    Dante Exum had a strong workout in Philly on Sunday. Don’t think he slides past 3.

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    Eric Pincus @EricPincus

    Also rumors of any sort of MCW deal to Lakers - I've heard aren't accurate - but then lots of lies this time of year

  • Count 76ers in if Cavaliers want to peddle No. 1 pick

    Sporting News "Joel Embiid's foot surgery upset the draft plans of many NBA teams. Word spreads that the Cleveland Cavaliers are increasingly interested in trading the No. 1 overall pick. Count the Philadelphia 76ers among the interested. In fact, the Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J., cites a report than Embiid's..." June 21