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Archive: July, 2013

Nerlens Noel busted for dancing with children

Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 2:24 PM
Don't put your Bynum pitchforks back in the shed just yet, everybody. CBS Sport has posted a SHOCKING expose on the Sixers' Nerlens Noel. Noel, whose supposed 'knee problems' were keeping him fron practicing, appears to be - and you'll have to see this to believe it - dancing in place with children... Read more

Sixers hire Chris Heck as CRO

Monday, July 29, 2013, 2:57 PM
The 76ers announced that Chris Heck has been hired as the franchise's chief revenue officer on Monday. The Villanova graduate was recently the president of business operations for the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer. He will be in charge of revenue growth regarding corporate partnerships... Read more

Report: Sixers interviewing Vanterpool

Monday, July 29, 2013, 3:24 PM
The 76ers are interviewing Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach David Vanterpool on Monday, Yahoo! Sports in reporting. A source close to Vanterpool confirmed Friday’s report that the Sixers had requested permission to interview the 40-year-old. Portland hired the Daytona Beach, Fla. native... Read more

2013-14 provides an excellent opportunity for 76ers' Evan Turner

Friday, July 26, 2013, 11:16 AM
The 2013-14 NBA season could provide an excellent opportunity for Evan Turner. The popular perspective this summer seems to be that it is time for the Sixers to trade Turner. He has had three seasons to develop, and while some third-year guys are blossoming into all-stars (see: Paul George), Turner... Read more

Report: Sixers to interview Portland assistant

Friday, July 26, 2013, 5:46 PM
Another 76ers' coaching candidate has surfaced. The team has received permission to interview Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach David Vanterpool for the head coaching job, Yahoo! Sports is reporting. Vanterpool coached Portland's NBA Summer League team in Las Vegas. The Sixers have been searching... Read more

Sixers CEO apologizes for Bynum debacle

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 11:11 AM
It’s no secret that the 76ers’ Andrew Bynum experiment was a disaster. The acquisition of the 7-foot center in last summer’s four-team trade ultimately set the Sixers back several seasons. Bynum, who made $16.9 million last season, never played for the team due to chronically injured... Read more

Sixers chat with Keith Pompey

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 11:07 AM
The Inquirer's Keith Pompey takes your Sixers questions in a live chat, beginning at noon on Thursday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and submit questions. Read more

Video: What's taking the Sixers so long to hire a coach?

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 1:33 PM
The Inquirer's Bob Ford tells CineSport's Noah Coslov why the 76ers have not hired a head coach, what the timetable is to make a hire & the players concerns as the search continues. Read more

Sixers will be more active in free agency

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 3:19 PM
The 76ers have been quiet since the free-agency period began on July 1. Sam Hinkie, the Sixers general manager, said the team will be more active in August. “I have been telling agents around the league that we are more likely to [acquire] players then,” he said. “But we are active... Read more

Which 76ers wore the No. 4 jersey before Nerlens Noel?

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 3:24 PM
Nerlens Noel made it clear that he would like to wear the No. 5 jersey in Philadelphia as a jab at the teams that passed over him on draft day. But hey, rookies don’t always get what they want. It was announced at Tuesday’s press conference that Noel will be wearing the No. 4 with the... Read more
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