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What I took away from Sam Hinkie's first draft with the Sixers

Friday, June 28, 2013, 4:55 PM
I really didn’t know what to expect from the Sixers heading into Thursday night’s NBA Draft. I headed to Brooklyn sort of sensing a trade - Sam Hinkie had just been too dang quiet to not have something up his sleeve. I thought maybe Evan Turner would (finally) be shipped out of town, or... Read more

NBA Draft 2013: Michael Carter-Williams NBA comparisons

Friday, June 28, 2013, 3:41 PM
Although Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said Friday during an interview on 97.5 The Fanatic that his former point guard, and recent Sixer selection, Michael Carter-Williams can’t really be compared to any current player due to his rare combination of size and speed, we are going to try anyway. While... Read more

Pelicans fans feel they won Holiday trade

Friday, June 28, 2013, 1:54 PM
The Sixers completed a cataclysmic deal with the Pelicans, the results of which will be measured for years to come as the young players involved develop. It indicated new Sixers GM Sam Hinkie's mentality in approaching the team's current state - he's thinking long term. Thusly, trying to fully evaluate... Read more

Video: Analyzing the 76ers' 2013 NBA draft choices

Friday, June 28, 2013, 1:43 PM
I chatted with Cinesport's Justin Shackil for a few minutes about the 76ers landing Kentucky big man Nerlens Noel and Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams on a busy night at the NBA draft. Read more

Live coverage: 76ers introduce draft pick Michael Carter-Williams

Friday, June 28, 2013, 12:52 PM
Follow along below for live updates as the 76ers introduce first-round draft pick Michael Carter-Williams at a press conference Friday afternoon. Click here if you're on a mobile device. Read more

WATCH: Michael Carter-Williams 2012-13 highlights

Friday, June 28, 2013, 12:30 PM
Relive the past year with Sixers draft pick Michael Carter-Williams, who you had no idea was about to become your favorite person. This was the year in which MCW had eight double-doubles for Syracuse, leading the entire country in assists per game. So let's celebrate him now, before he's over saturated... Read more

Doc Rivers wanted to call Bill Simmons an idiot, and then did

Friday, June 28, 2013, 12:04 PM
The NBA Draft brought out some feistiness in former Celtics head coach Doc Rivers and ESPN analyst Bill Simmons. Simmons, a Boston sports fan, has long claimed that Rivers quit on the Celtics; an accusation that Rivers would naturally find offensive. During an interview last evening, Rivers got the... Read more

Sixers fans are screaming ‘Hallelujah’

Friday, June 28, 2013, 9:52 AM
Admit it. You’re still in shock. Me too. No one outside of the 76ers’ NBA draft war room, anticipated the moves new general manager Sam Hinkie and his staff made Thursday night during the draft. Anyone who says otherwise isn’t telling the truth. The Sixers gave up the face of... Read more

Nerlens Noel's ACL tear and what to expect

Friday, June 28, 2013, 9:03 AM
“It’s happening again!” That was the initial reaction of many 76ers fans, as news broke that the team was trading All-Star point guard Jrue Holiday to the New Orleans Pelicans as part of a package that would bring back much-heralded draft pick Nerlens Noel from the University of... Read more

WATCH: Nerlens Noel: Highlights of Sixers' new big man

Thursday, June 27, 2013, 9:35 PM
The 76ers reportedly traded Jrue Holiday to the New Orleans Pelicans for No. 6 overall pick Nerlens Noel. Here are some highlights of Noel's brief career at Kentucky. And here are some highlights from his high school days: Read more
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