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Archive: July, 2013

Nerlens Noel looking to get Sixers logo shaved into his head

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 2:58 PM
Sixers draftee Nerlens Noel made a lot of statements alongside GM Sam Hinkie this afternoon, as he was formally introduced as a 76er. Both exuded confidence about the future, Hinkie citing that the league had a shortage on rim protection, making Noel a precious commodity. But more importantly is... Read more

Sixers to introduce Nerlens Noel

Monday, July 22, 2013, 3:11 PM
76ers general manager Sam Hinkie will introduce rookie center Nerlens Noel during Tuesday’s 1 p.m. press conference at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. The Sixers acquired the rights to Noel, the sixth overall pick, in a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans for NBA all-star point... Read more

Report: Sixers' search down to Curry, Brown

Thursday, July 18, 2013, 11:39 AM
With the recent leaks of potential candidates, the 76ers’ coaching search appeared to be wide-open. However citing coaching insiders, the job will go to Brett Brown or Michael Curry, reports Marc Stein of ESPN reports. Stein noted that Brown, a San Antonio Spurs assistant, will be the last... Read more

Sixers coaching search heating up

Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 3:06 PM
The 76ers coaching search is heating up. The team interviewed Boston Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga on Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports is reporting. The Sixers are, reportedly, also going to interview Atlanta Hawks assistants Quin Snyder and Kenny Atkinson. Larranaga, whose father, Jim Larranaga, is the... Read more

Thaddeus Young impressed with Khalif Wyatt's summer league performance

Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 6:12 PM
Apparently general manager Sam Hinkie wasn’t the only one impressed with Khalif Wyatt’s summer league performance in Orlando. Sixers forward Thaddeus Young liked what he saw as well. Wyatt, a former Temple University standout who went undrafted in June, is looking to squash concerns about... Read more

Report: Sixers eyeing Pinckney

Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 4:34 PM
There appears to be two more names added to the 76ers’ coaching wish list. The Sixers have requested and received permission to speak to Chicago Bulls assistant coaches Ed Pinckney and Adrian Griffin for the vacant head-coaching position, ESPN’s Chris Broussard is reporting. According... Read more

Wilt Chamberlain dominating in 1957 NCAA Tournament

Monday, July 15, 2013, 12:22 PM
CBS Sports tweeted out some archival black and white footage of Wilt the Stilt bringing the pain as a young collegiate player in 1957. The footage shows Chamberlain playing in the last five games of the 1957 Kansas Jayhawks season, during which they went to the championship and lost in triple overtime... Read more

Sixers claim former Rockets off waivers

Monday, July 15, 2013, 8:40 PM
The 76ers claimed former Houston Rockets James Anderson and Tim Ohlbrecht off waivers. The Rockets placed Ohlbrecht, a 6-foot-11 center, and Anderson, a 6-6 shooting guard, on waivers on Saturday. Both players have two seasons remaining on non-guaranteed contracts. As a result, they will basically... Read more

Sixers trade with Houston now official

Saturday, July 13, 2013, 12:23 PM
The 76ers formally announced the acquisition of Royce White and the rights to Furkan Aldemir in a deal with the Houston Rockets on Saturday. The deal was made on July 5, but it couldn’t become official Wednesday, the first day teams were permitted to make trades and sign free agents. The Sixers... Read more

Some suspicious of Nets' newest signing

Friday, July 12, 2013, 6:00 PM
The Brooklyn Nets have not been shy about spending money this summer. The additions of Celtic staples Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce ballooned Brooklyn’s already staggering payroll to an unprecedented $185 million for the coming season. In addition to Pierce and Garnett, the Nets are already... Read more
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