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2014-15 all about development for the Sixers

Friday, September 19, 2014, 5:56 PM
It is difficult for a fan base to head into the start of a fresh season knowing that their team is not capable of contention. After all, contention is a team’s top priority, and generally, after a down year, organizations make moves aimed at immediate improvement. However, after a 19-63 campaign... Read more

Tony Wroten wants the Sixers to wear throwback jerseys

Friday, September 19, 2014, 12:41 PM
With two NBA titles to their name since moving to Philadelphia, along with multiple other NBA Finals appearances, the Sixers have history. In the face of what is set to be another struggle of a season for the Sixers, third-year guard Tony Wroten wants to relive some of that history in the form of throwback... Read more

Sixers sign former St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson

Monday, September 15, 2014, 9:57 PM
The 76ers have signed former St. John’s forward JaKarr Sampson to a partially guaranteed contract, an NBA source told the Inquirer's Keith Pompey. St. John’s coach Steve Lavin sent this tweet on the topic: Congrats @KarrSampson14 on signing with @Sixers! #sjubb #GoJohnnies. The Sixers... Read more

Nerlens Noel plans to copy 'Rocky'

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 11:36 PM
So on Friday, 76ers power forward Nerlens Noel will pretend to be a greasy-fast Eye-talian tank. Kind of. As part of a feature for NBA TV, Noel plans to emulate Sylvester Stallone’s runs through Philadelphia in the first two “Rocky” films. A camera crew will track Noel as he works... Read more

The young 76ers lack veteran leadership

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 2:48 PM
Over the past 15 months, the 76ers have transformed themselves from a middling team strapped with some chunky contracts for sub-star players to an extremely young team with copious cap space and financial flexibility. Except for a few older outliers, the team’s lineup could pass as a college... Read more

Hinkie, Brown, Carter-Williams, Noel and Embiid in Spain together

Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 1:38 PM
UPDATE [Thursday]: It seems as though 76ers coach Brett Brown, general manager Sam Hinkie, Michael Carter-Williams, Nerlens Noel, and Joel Embiid are all in Spain watching Dario Saric play for his Croatian team in the FIBA World Cup. "I am proud of the effort our three players - Nerlens, Joel and... Read more

Witte Leaves Sixers' Scouting Department

Sunday, August 31, 2014, 1:45 PM
Courtney Witte, the 76ers’ director of player personnel and a fixture in their scouting department for more than a decade, is leaving the Sixers to join the Los Angeles Clippers, two sources confirmed Sunday. Based on information provided by these two sources within the Sixers’ organization... Read more

Caption contest winners: The Sixers' tank

Sunday, August 31, 2014, 11:52 AM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new Sixers tank cartoon. Congrats to @Wiggdidnt, who came up with the winning caption, posted above. Here are the runner-ups: “As you can plainly see, our fan base remains flat out behind us.” – ginomcfad “Can't... Read more

Australian coach speaks highly of addition from Sixers

Saturday, August 30, 2014, 8:45 PM
Former NBA center Chris Anstey, the coach CTI Melbourne United, spoke highly of his team’s newest addition, 76ers rookie Jordan McRae. The 6-foot-6 McRae, was acquired by the Sixers after being selected 58th overall in the NBA draft by San Antonio. In four Las Vegas Summer League games with... Read more

Thaddeus Young exits 76ers with class

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 5:57 PM
Thaddeus Young is extremely happy about his new home in Minnesota while also being appreciative of his time at his old one. The former 76ers forward, who was traded last week to the Timberwolves, is joining a team that hasn't been to the postseason since the 2003-2004 season. Yet with young acquisitions... Read more
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