LeBron: It was tough to leave Cavs again; also considered Sixers, Rockets

LeBron James realizes it sounds strange, “weird,” to use his word, but he likes the sound of “Lakers forward LeBron James.” Seated with Rachel Nichols of ESPN during the opening of his foundation’s I Promise School in Akron and in his first interview since he decided to leave Cleveland in his wake for a second […]

Jerry Colangelo’s contract with Sixers won’t be renewed at end of 2018

Jerry Colangelo, who serves as a special advisor to the Philadelphia 76ers, will not have his contract renewed by the team and says his tenure will be “over at the end of the year.” Colangelo is under contract through the end of this calendar year and the Sixers will honor the contract until then. Colangelo […]

Sixers’ Fultz ‘doing very well’

NBA skills coach and Pure Sweat Basketball CEO Drew Hanlen has been working with Philadelphia 76ers point guard Markelle Fultz this summer and says the 2017 No. 1 overall pick is “doing very well.” Fultz had one of the more stranger rookie seasons we have seen in NBA history. He was sidelined most of the year with scapular muscle […]

Sixers add point guard Jackson on two-way pact

The Philadelphia 76ers have re-signed guard Demetrius Jackson to a two-way deal, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports The Philadelphia 76ers have re-signed guard Demetrius Jackson on a two-way NBA contract, league sources tell Yahoo. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 27, 2018 The 6-foot-1, 201-pound point guard, Jackson played in three games for the 76ers […]

76ers add guard Milton on two-way pact

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed guard Shake Milton to a two-way contract, according to the team. OFFICIAL: The team has signed @SniperShake to a two-way contract. ✍🏾 » https://t.co/dUL4VX5o6I | #HereTheyCome pic.twitter.com/NNr2rXwpNo — Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) July 26, 2018 Milton, a 6-foot-6, 205-pound guard out of Southern Methodist University, was the 54th overall selection in […]

Redick: ‘I almost signed with Pacers’

J.J. Redick re-signed with the Philadelphia 76ers on a one-year deal worth $12.25 million, but the sharpshooter says he almost signed with the Indiana Pacers. On his podcast, Redick says he had a long conversation with Pacers head coach Nate McMillan and was close to reaching a deal with Indiana. “I almost signed with Indy,” Redick […]

Three-team deal official; Anthony off to Rockets

A three-team trade everyone knew was coming is now official, and the end result is expected to land forward Carmelo Anthony with the Houston Rockets. The Oklahoma City Thunder, Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers announced the deal Wednesday — Anthony and a protected 2022 first-round draft pick went from the Thunder to the Hawks, with Hawks […]

Report: Fultz’s jumper is rebuilt, is a vastly improved player

Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz has rebuilt his jump shot and is a completely different player now, according to a report from Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports. Fultz has been training in Los Angeles this summer with shooting coach Drew Hanlen. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft had a strange rookie season. He was sidelined […]

Korver-to-Sixers deal ‘possible,’ but ‘far from certain’

Word spread Thursday about the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Philadelphia 76ers having discussions regarding a potential deal that would send Kyle Korver to Philadelphia and Jerryd Bayless to Cleveland, as first reported by Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer. According to a league source, the #Sixers have had discussions about trading Jerryd Bayless to the […]

Sixers sending Holmes to Suns for cash

The Philadelphia 76ers are sending forward Richaun Holmes to the Phoenix Suns. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reports the Suns will be sending cash considerations to the Sixers in exchange for Holmes. Phoenix will send cash considerations to Philadelphia for Holmes, league sources said. https://t.co/vWbjuM4LXu — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 20, 2018 Charania also reports the […]

Cavs, Sixers discussing Korver trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers have held discussions about a trade that would send Jerryd Bayless to Cleveland and Kyle Korver to Philadelphia, according to a report from Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The Cavs have been looking to move Korver since the season ended. He’ll make $7.5 million next season and has $3.4 million guaranteed in […]

Spurs required Simmons or Embiid from Sixers for Leonard

The San Antonio Spurs made it clear in Kawhi Leonard trade talks with the Philadelphia 76ers that they would require either Ben Simmons or Joel Embiid, according to a report from Zach Lowe of ESPN. That asking price was a non-starter for the Sixers and the organization cut off communication with the Spurs a while […]

Bjelica turns down Sixers; will play in Europe

Forward Nemanja Bjelica has decided to not suit up for the Philadelphia 76ers next and will instead play in Europe, according to a report. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports Bjelica, who had agreed to a one-year deal with Philadelphia on July 5, informed the Sixers of his decision Tuesday morning. Free agent forward Nemanja Bjelica […]

Sixers rebuffed in attempt to hire Rockets’ Morey

The Philadelphia 76ers have been rebuffed in their attempt to hire away Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, according to a report from Marc Stein of the New York Times. The Sixers are searching for a new general manager after Bryan Colangelo resigned from his post on June 7 following the Twitter fiasco he and his […]