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Joel Embiid selects Sixers jersey number

Thursday, July 3, 2014, 8:23 PM
A week after being selected third overall by the Sixers in the 2014 NBA Draft, Joel Embiid has settled on a uniform number. In a conference call with media members earlier in the week Embiid said that he wanted to wear No. 55 with the Sixers, but since fellow new-acquisition Pierre Jackson wears the... Read more

Sixers 'tracking' Spencer Hawes

Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 8:38 PM
It has been almost five months since the Sixers shipped Spencer Hawes to Cleveland, and apparently the organization is still interested in the center. According to ESPN's NBA Insider page, Hawes, who is currently exploring his options in free agency, is being "tracked" by his former team. Hawes is... Read more

Sixers and Rockets reportedly engaged in Jeremy Lin trade talks

Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 4:35 PM
The Sixers abundance of salary cap space is one of their biggest assets this offseason, as it provides the franchise with financial flexibility. The team has money to sign top-tier free agents, or to take on unattractive expiring contracts from teams that are looking to clear cap space. The Sixers... Read more

Joel Embiid recruits LeBron James to Philadelphia

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 6:14 PM
Joel Embiid is still months away from suiting up for the Sixers and seeing some on-court action, but that isn’t discouraging him from recruiting talent to his new team. In a tweet directed at LeBron James on Tuesday afternoon, Embiid asked the four-time NBA MVP if he wanted to join the currently... Read more

World Cup pitch invader just trying to help at USA-Belgium match

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 5:11 PM
Soccer is a great sport, in that when someone makes that crunch time decision that the stands just aren't enough, they keep the cameras rolling. Widely presumed to be an American, this pitch invader at the USA-Belgium World Cup match seemed to be more honorable than previously thought. The pitch... Read more

Sixers are reportedly interested in Avery Bradley

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 2:48 PM
The Sixers are not expected to be extremely active in the offseason on the free agency front, but that doesn’t mean they won’t make some moves. The team has around $30 million to spend, and they may have to use some of that to round out their roster. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo!... Read more

Joel Embiid cartoon caption contest

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 1:46 PM
Sixers GM Sam Hinkie didn't say it for sure, but signs seem to indicate that Joel Embiid, the third overall pick in this year's NBA Draft, will sit out the entire season. This is nothing new for Sixers fans - Embiid is preceeded by season-long injuries to Nerlens Noel and Andre Bynum. But what should... Read more

Bulls not being subtle in their desire for Carmelo Anthony

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 1:43 PM
The Bulls are not keeping their innermost desires a secret. Blasting their intense interest in acquiring Carmelo Anthony from the side of the United Center, Chicago is pulling no punches as they attempt to make the Knicks star swoon. Well look what just popped up at the United Center... #Melo #Bulls... Read more

Video: Phillies' trade chips, 76ers' rebuild, and Lane Johnson

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 12:23 PM
The Daily News' Rich Hofmann and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss which Phillies will stay and who may go, the interest in 76ers season tickets, and the significance of Lane Johnson's suspension. Read more

Live updates: 2014 NHL free agency

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 11:55 AM
Follow along for live updates as NHL free agency gets underway Tuesday. Read more
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