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Sixers’ Fultz won’t return in immediate future

While speaking to reporters back on Feb. 8, Philadelphia 76ers general manager Bryan Colangelo said there was a chance rookie point guard Markelle Fultz might not play again this season. Fultz, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft, has been sidelined since Oct. 25 due to scapular muscle imbalance in his right shoulder. The point guard was […]


LeBron sends props to Simmons, Embiid

Coming up short against the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena did not stop Cavaliers star LeBron James from taking to his Instagram account to congratulate Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and the Sixers on their 108-97 win. Here’s James’ message, posted around 1 a.m.: LeBron's 1 a.m. Instagram after losing to the […]


Sixers’ Booker says buyout ‘a possibility’

Philadelphia 76ers big man Trevor Booker understands that he may not finish the season where he is today. That’s because Booker could have his contract bought out within the next couple of days — according to none other than Booker himself. “I’ve talked to my agent,” Booker told the Philadelphia Inquirer. “It’s a possibility. But […]


Pindowns: Embiid’s ascension a blast to watch

Random pindowns while capping a long, enjoyable NBA day by watching the Washington Wizards end the Philadelphia 76ers’ seven-game winning streak with a 109-94 win Sunday night at Capital One Arena… Trusting the process very much worth it Though the 76ers came out on the short end of the verdict in D.C. on Sunday night, […]


Hawks’ Ilyasova to Sixers once buyout complete

Ersan Ilyasova played 53 games for the Philadelphia 76ers last season and is expected to head back to The City of Brotherly Love. Once Hawks buyout is complete, forward Ersan Ilyasova plans to work toward finalizing agreement with the Philadelphia 76ers, league sources tell Yahoo. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 25, 2018 The 6-foot-10, 235 […]


Embiid makes case for Wilt as greatest ever

Joel Embiid has never been shy about expressing opinions, but at the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night in Los Angeles, the Philadelphia 76ers big man asked a great question. While sitting on bench for Team Stephan next to Al Horford of the Boston Celtics, the 23-year-old Embiid picked the brain of the 31-year-old veteran […]


Star rookies dish on toughest player to defend

Four of the best rookies in the NBA this season sat down with Matt Winer on NBA TV’s Open Court show and were asked, “Who is the toughest player to guard in the NBA?” Lauri Markkanen of the Chicago Bulls, Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics, Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz and Ben Simmons […]


Trust the process: Sixers’ Embiid flashes at ASG

While LeBron James (of course) stole the show, winning Most Valuable Player honors for a third time, one of the brightest stars at the NBA All-Star Game was Joel Embiid. The Philadelphia 76ers center had 19 points, eight rebounds, one assist, one steal and two blocked shots in 20 minutes while playing for Team Stephen, […]


Sixers land veteran guard Belinelli

Veteran shooting guard Marco Belinelli will sign with the Philadelphia 76ers upon clearing waivers, according to Yahoo Sports. Belinelli’s contract was bought out by the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. He had been the subject of trade rumors after the Hawks decided to openly look for deals, but they were unable to find a taker prior […]


Sixers’ Fultz might not play again in 2018

While speaking to reporters Friday morning, Philadelphia 76ers general manager Bryan Colangelo said there is a chance rookie point guard Markelle Fultz might not play again this season. Fultz, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft, has been sidelined since Oct. 25 due to scapular muscle imbalance in his right shoulder. #Sixers’ Bryan Colangelo […]


Grizzlies want first-round pick for Evans

The Memphis Grizzlies are, at least for now, standing their ground in demanding a first-round draft pick in return for swingman Tyreke Evans, according to a report, as the NBA trade deadline hits at 3 p.m. today. However, the three reported main suitors for Evans’ services — the Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers […]


Woj: Three frontrunners emerge in pursuit of Evans

Tyreke Evans will be filling out a change-of-address form sometime before Thursday. It’s only of matter of where his mail will be forwarded. With the Memphis Grizzlies holding the swingman out of games until the trade deadline, Evans is going somewhere and, according to a report, three teams have emerged as the frontrunners to land […]


Sixers looking into Williams, other upgrades

The Philadelphia 76ers are looking into the possibility of dealing for high-scoring guard Lou Williams, according to a report. Michael Scotto of The Athletic reports Philadelphia is exploring several possible backcourt upgrades: Philadelphia has trusted the process for years and now it may pay off in the form of the team’s first playoff berth in […]


Sixers sign Larry Drew II to 10-day deal

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Larry Drew II to a 10-day contract, the team announced Tuesday. Drew has played in 26 games for the Sioux Falls Skyforce, Miami’s G League affiliate, this season, averaging 11.3 points, 5.1 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 1.3 steals in 32 minutes per game. He started 20 games for the Skyforce. The […]