1. Whether You Call Him 'Water Boy' or 'Paperboy,' TJ McConnell Is Here to Stay

    Tim McConnell chokes up whenever he thinks about that phone call. The decorated high school basketball coach from western Pennsylvania doesn’t normally carry his cell during practice, but this afternoon was special...

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  2. 76ers Reportedly Sat Jahlil Okafor Due to Near Trade with Trail Blazers

    Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor nearly changed addresses ahead of the NBA 's Feb. 23 trade deadline...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 52,264 reads 0 comments

  3. Joel Embiid Says Philadelphia 76ers Should Keep Jahlil Okafor

    Jahlil Okafor 's name has circulated the rumor mill in advance of the NBA 's trade deadline next Thursday, but fellow Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid would like to see ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 10,121 reads 0 comments

  4. Joel Embiid Says He Thought About Retiring During Injury-Plagued 1st Seasons

    Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is one of the NBA 's brightest young stars, but he acknowledged in an interview Friday that he considered retirement over the past two years...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 21,530 reads 0 comments

  5. Ben Simmons' Foot Injury Reportedly Hasn't Fully Healed After Surgery

    Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons suffered a fractured right foot during training camp, but a recent scan reportedly showed the rookie isn't ready to suit up yet...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 57,755 reads 0 comments

  6. Joel Embiid Will Not Play in 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend with Knee Injury

    Philadelphia 76ers star center Joel Embiid will not participate in either the NBA Rising Stars Challenge or the Skills Challenge as he recovers from a knee injury...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 6,745 reads 0 comments

  7. Jahlil Okafor Was Reportedly Benched in Order to Improve Trade Offers for 76ers

    The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly benched center Jahlil Okafor in an attempt to generate additional interest on the trade market...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 42,423 reads 0 comments

  8. T.J. McConnell Responds to Nic Batum's Comments in Postgame Interview

    The Philadelphia 76ers are now 21-34. After grabbing a victory over the Hornets in Charlotte and extending their winning streak to three, the 76ers are clearly trusting the process...

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  9. NBA Teams That Will Turn Things Around After the 2017 All-Star Break

    Ever wonder why the NBA has been so cranky over the past few weeks? Look no further than the All-Star break. Those participating in Feb. 17-19's festivities might already be eying the fun that awaits them in New Orleans ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 63,012 reads 0 comments

  10. On This Day in the NBA: Allen Iverson Dropped 60 on the Magic in Philadelphia

    On this day in 2005, Philadelphia 76ers point guard Allen Iverson scored 60 points against the Orlando Magic in the greatest scoring display of his career. Relive Iverson's glorious performance in the video above...

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  11. Joel Embiid Takes Photo with Heisenberg: 'He for Sure Trusts the Process'

    Breaking Bad 's Walter White followed a methodical formula to success. The high school chemistry teacher's attention to detail helped him build an empire from the ground up. One could say he was a firm believer in trusting the process...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 9,729 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Youngsters on the Verge of All-Star Status

    Three years ago, Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard suited up for the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday and the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 91,150 reads 0 comments

  13. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Brooklyn Nets' Process Is One We Can't Trust

    So much about the Brooklyn Nets ' 2016-17 season isn't unfolding according to plan. Jeremy Lin has missed most of the schedule with hamstring issues. The Anthony Bennett experiment was short-lived...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 58,937 reads 0 comments

  14. 2017 Midseason Awards for the NBA's Rookie Class

    In the absence of multiple year-end awards for the NBA 's rookie crop, we're taking matters into our hands. Unofficially, of course...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 96,799 reads 0 comments

  15. Jahlil Okafor Trade Rumors: Pelicans Reportedly in Talks for 76ers Center

    The Philadelphia 76ers have a logjam at center with up-and-coming superstar Joel Embiid, Nerlens Noel, Jahlil Okafor and Richaun Holmes all on the roster. That has left Okafor as the subject of trade rumors...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 41,669 reads 0 comments

  16. Jahlil Okafor Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding 76ers Center

    The Thursday NBA trade deadline is fast approaching, so the Philadelphia 76ers are running out of time to deal big man Jahlil Okafor before he's committed to the team for the remainder of the 2016-17 campaign...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 181,667 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Skills Challenge 2017: Complete Participant List, Comments and Reaction

    Joel Embiid wasn't selected to play in the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, but he might wind up stealing the weekend anyway...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 26,013 reads 0 comments

  18. Jahlil Okafor Forgets to Remove Warm-Up Shirt Before Entering Game

    Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor learned one can sometimes be too eager to help his team. Near the end of the first quarter of Wednesday's contest versus the Dallas Mavericks ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 month ago 1,830 reads 0 comments

  19. Trust Issues: Teams and Athletes We're Not Sold on Yet

    Being a sports fan requires a lot of faith because there are some franchises and athletes that continue to make the wrong moves despite their best efforts...

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  20. Sports Figures We Were Definitely Wrong About

    Some famous sports figures seemingly exist to prove doubters and haters wrong. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady may be the ultimate example...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 month ago 6,207 reads 0 comments

  21. Monday NBA Roundup: LeBron James' Newest Historic Feat Comes with Huge Concern

    It's time to give LeBron James a break. The Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Dallas Mavericks by a final score of 104-97 on Monday, and in addition to cementing a losing record ...

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  22. 76ers Fans Celebrate Win with 'Raise the Cat' Cam

    Real life imitated the online world at the Philadelphia 76ers ' arena Monday with a new fan celebration. Philly fans have been touting an internet movement involving their pets in the celebration of each team win...

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  23. Joel Embiid Injury: Updates on 76ers Star's Knee and Return

    The Philadelphia 76ers announced center Joel Embiid is dealing with a knee injury suffered on Jan. 20 against the Portland Trail Blazers . A target return date has reportedly been decided upon...

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  24. Big Man Power Rankings: Is Joel Embiid Really the NBA's Most Skilled?

    James Harden is ready to crown Joel Embiid the king of NBA big men. "Offensively, he's just skilled, man," Harden said in a postgame interview Friday. "He's probably the most skilled big man we have in this league, man...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 130,070 reads 0 comments

  25. TJ McConnell Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding 76ers PG

    The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly approached the Philadelphia 76ers in hopes of adding TJ McConnell as a backup point guard, but the 76ers turned down a potential trade, Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sunday...

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