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NBA rumors: Sixers, Warriors expected to pursue Andrew Bogut

The Philadelphia 76ers could be looking to add one more player to their roster before the NBA playoffs begin next month. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported on Sunday that multiple contenders including the Sixers and Golden State Warriors are expected to express interest in pending free agent...

Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 5:06pm

Sixers NBA rumors: Latest on Zhaire Smith

It appears as if the Philadelphia 76ers will be able to see their first-round pick from this past summer's draft make his professional debut this week. According to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Zhaire Smith is scheduled to make his NBA G-League debut with the Delaware Blue Coats...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:02pm

Macnow: Ranking the top Philly athletes of the future

Who has the highest upside among young athletes in Philadelphia? Put it this way: Who are the players who’ll provide the most value between now and the end of their careers? Here’s my take. I made the upper-end cutoff here age 26; about the time most athletes enter their prime. And I only...

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 2:35pm

Celtics Sixers preview, free live stream 02/12

After defeating the Los Angeles Lakers by 23 points on Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center, the Sixers will wrap up their tough 12-game stretch on Tuesday night (8:00 p.m. ET) when the Boston Celtics come to town. The last time these two teams played each other, the Celtics won 121-114, in an...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 7:00am

Frontcourt duo of Embiid and Harris shines against Lakers

In a highly anticipated matchup between two non-conference foes on Sunday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center, the Philadelphia 76ers blew the doors off of the Los Angeles Lakers 143-120. The Lakers, who just lost to the Sixers a couple of weeks ago at the Staples Center, did not have an answer...

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 8:10pm

Alford: Too early to call Markelle Fultz a bust

Bust. It is a term often used to describe an immensely talented team-sport athlete who is drafted with a high pick but falls short of the expectations laid upon him. If you look up the word in the dictionary, you might see pictures of Kwame Brown, Greg Oden, Michael Olowokandi, and Anthony Bennett...

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 4:41pm

Elton Brand winning as new Sixers general manager

As a Sixers player, Elton Brand was always one of the most respected guys not only on the team but across the NBA. He was humble, worked hard at his craft,  played hard and was a natural leader. Sure, his five seasons in Philadelphia may not have lived up to the five-year, $82 million...

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:50pm

Report: Sixers trade Markelle Fultz to Magic

After selecting him with the first overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers are finally turning the page on the Markelle Fultz era. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Thursday that the Sixers have traded Fultz to the Orlando Magic in exchange for forward Jonathon Simmons...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 5:37pm

Report: Sixers acquire James Ennis from Rockets

Just a day after they acquired forward Tobias Harris from the Los Angeles Clippers in a blockbuster six-player trade, the Philadelphia 76ers made another move on Thursday to bolster their bench. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Sixers are acquiring wing player James Ennis from the...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 1:43pm

What Sixers are getting with Tobias Harris trade

In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, the Philadelphia 76ers made their second blockbuster trade of the season in hopes of making a run at an NBA championship. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sixers traded Wilson Chandler, Mike Muscala, rookie Landry Shamet, and a multitude of draft...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 1:56pm

Sixers NBA trade rumors: Latest on Markelle Fultz, Jrue Holiday, more

With the NBA trade deadline less than 48 hours away, the clock is ticking for teams such as the Philadelphia 76ers, who are looking to upgrade their bench. Over the last few weeks, the Sixers have been connected to a variety of players, who could be a substantial midseason upgrade. However, the...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 12:27pm

3 takeaways from Sixers four-game West Coast road trip

In the midst of a tough 12-game stretch against teams who have a winning record, the Philadelphia 76ers embarked on a mini four-game west coast trip that saw them take on the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors along with the Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Lakers, and Sacramento Kings. These...

Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 3:32pm

NBA rumors: Sixers, Rockets interested in Wesley Matthews

If the Philadelphia 76ers are not able to make a trade in the next few days, they could become very active in the buyout market for the second straight season. Kyle Neubeck of the PhillyVoice reported on Thursday that the Sixers are interested in newly acquired New York Knicks guard Wesley...

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 4:30pm

Sixers NBA trade rumors: Latest on Dewayne Dedmon

If the Philadelphia 76ers do end up making a move by the NBA trade deadline, it will more than likely be for a player from the Atlanta Hawks. Over the last few weeks, we've heard the Sixers being connected to various Hawks' players such as backup point guard Jeremy Lin, forward Taurean Prince and...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 4:51pm

Anthony Davis NBA Trade Rumors: Sixers not pursuing star center

With the NBA trade deadline only a couple of weeks away, the league was sent into a frenzy on Monday morning with the report of superstar Anthony Davis and his agent Rich Paul telling the New Orleans Pelicans that he will not be signing a five-year, $240 million supermax extension and instead...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 2:34pm

Sixers NBA trade proposal: Nikola Mirotic, E'Twaun Moore

With the NBA trade deadline being less than 10 days away, the Philadelphia 76ers are reportedly searching the market for a wing player and center. Last week, we wrote about two players that could be of help to the Sixers in Miami Heat guard Wayne Ellington and Detroit Pistons forward Reggie...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 2:32pm

Report: Sixers to sign Corey Brewer to another 10-day contract

After a solid first 10-day stint with the Philadelphia 76ers, it seems that Corey Brewer will be getting another chance. According to Keith Pompey of Philly.com, the veteran swingman will be signed to a second 10-day contract on Friday. It does not come as a surprise to see Brewer back for another...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 5:52pm

Sixers nearing title but still must improve

When Brett Brown was hired as the Philadelphia 76ers head coach, he stated that one of his ultimate goals was to bring a championship to the city. It is a lofty goal indeed. Fast-forward to now, the middle of Brown’s sixth season, and the Sixers are closer for sure. But they’re not...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 1:47pm

Sixers NBA trade rumors: Reggie Bullock, Wayne Ellington, more

With the NBA trade deadline quickly approaching, it appears that the Philadelphia 76ers will be one of the more active teams trying to make a deal. Over the last few weeks, the team has been connected to Jeremy Lin, Noah Vonleh, Mike Scott, Frank Kaminsky, and Taurean Prince. While none of these...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:49pm

Sixers continue to stand tall on defense

This season, the Philadelphia 76ers have a record of 31-17 through 48 games, which is a vast improvement from last season at this time. While many folks will look toward the explosion of offense for the team's success, it has been their exceptional play on defense as well. Even though...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 6:06pm