76ers Rumors & News

  • Neither Davies nor Kirilenko will play for Sixers against Jazz Saturday

    The Deseret News "Until a trade earlier this month, it looked like local fans would have the chance to see former BYU star Brandon Davies play significant minutes for the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday night against the Utah Jazz. However, just two weeks ago, on Dec. 11, Davies was traded to Brooklyn in a..." December 27

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    #Sixers G @TWroten_LOE (sprained right knee) will play against the #Blazers. SG Hollis Thompson (upper respiratory infection) out ...

  • Sixers stage huge rally to stun Heat, win back-to-back games

    CSN Philly "Defense is said to win championships. In the Sixers’ case, a championship is not in the immediate future, but their defense on Tuesday night did win them a second consecutive game for the first time this season. The Sixers found themselves down 23 points to the Heat with 8:12 to play in the..." December 24

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    Eric Pincus @EricPincus

    Ex-Laker Ronny Turiaf has been waived by the Sixers - who have re-signed Malcolm Thomas @BBallInsiders

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Philadelphia is re-signing forward Malcolm Thomas today, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Sixers want Andrei Kirilenko to report to team, prepare to play

    Pro Basketball Talk "Andrei Kirilenko fell out of the rotation with the Nets this season, and was dealing with a family medical situation that was keeping him away from the team, as well. That combination of facts was enough for Brooklyn to trade Kirilenko to the Sixers. It was a cost-saving move for the Nets..." December 23

  • Brown wants to fill out roster

    Philly.com "76ers coach Brett Brown was asked Sunday when his team will fill out its roster. "I think in the next few days," he said. Brown gave the impression whoever that player is, he will be a welcome addition. The Sixers have 14 players, one fewer than the limit for NBA rosters. The coach said..." December 22

  • Spat between MCW, Noel sparks Sixers to win over Magic

    CSN Philly "We all know the saying "boys will be boys." Sunday night, the better phrase was "teammates will be teammates." In the first quarter at the Amway Center with 3:08 on the clock, the Sixers trailed the Magic, 16-13, and a timeout was called. As players walked to the sideline, two got into a heated..." December 22

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    Bob Cooney @BobCooney76

    Hollis Thompson is out tonight for #Sixers due to illness and Furkan Aldemir out with plantar fasciitis.

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    #Sixers reserve @furkanaldemir19 will miss his second consecutive game with plantar fasciitis in his right foot. #Sixers are at #Orlando

  • Adam Silver on tanking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose'

    ESPN.com "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 21

  • Kemba Walker, Hornets roll past 76ers

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson never enjoys shooting 2-of-9 in a half. But this was one of those “greater good’ situations: The Philadelphia 76ers were willing to do just about anything not to be beaten by Jefferson Friday. So just about every other Hornet beat them. With the Sixers..." December 20

  • 76ers fans patiently wait for faceless franchise to develop

    Courier-Post "There were 22 Pennsauken High School basketball players in the stands Monday night for a Sixers home game against the Celtics. The kids wore red Pennsauken team sweatshirts, but they were hardly seeing red after yet another Philly loss at the Wells Fargo Center. They cared didn't care that..." December 20

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: Three-way Corey Brewer deal taking shape: Ronny Turiaf to 76ers with a second-round pick. Sixers send Alexey Shved to Rockets.

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers injury report: Furkan Aldemir right foot plantar fasciitis. Out today. Doubtful for Friday's game. #76ers #NBA

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Embiid shooting free throws, along with most of teammates.

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Embiid shooting free throws, along with most of teammates.

  • Alexey Shved To Strongly Consider Return To Europe As Free Agent For Lucrative Offers

    Real GM Basketball "Philadelphia’s Alexey Shved has hoped to continue his NBA career as an unrestricted free agent at season’s end, but the Russian guard will instead strongly consider returning to Europe where he has received outlines for multimillion dollar offers, league sources told RealGM. Shved was dealt to..." December 18

  • Career night for Olynyk leads Celtics to 105-87 win over 76ers

    CSN New England "The Boston Celtics opened Monday's game against Philadelphia with nine straight missed shots. Not exactly a blowout-in-the-making kind of start, but that's exactly what the game turned into as the Celtics regrouped, rediscovered their shooting touch and just ran over the the Sixers to the tune..." December 16

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Brown: McDaniels (ankle) will play tonight.

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Brown: McDaniels (ankle) will play tonight.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Turkish big man Furkan Aldemir has landed four-year deal in $12 millon range from Sixers, with first two years guaranteed

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    David Pick @IAmDPick

    Furkan Aldemir received his visa and will make his transfer to the Philadelphia 76ers official.

  • Sixers Sign Ronald Roberts Jr From D-League, Waive Jorge Gutierrez

    Liberty Ballers "The Sixers have signed former St. Joseph's forward Ronald Roberts Jr from the Delaware 87ers. In order to make room on the roster, the team waived recently acquired Jorge Gutierrez. The Philadelphia 76ers have signed Ronald Roberts Jr. from their D-League affiliate, the Delaware 87ers, a source..." December 14

  • Nets down NBA-worst 76ers to snap three-game skid

    New York Post "Before the Nets faced the 76ers Friday night in Brooklyn, general manager Billy King said his team needed to start playing better. While the Nets didn’t exactly follow that mandate, they did manage to play well enough to come away with an 88-70 win over the hapless Sixers in front of 16,326 at..." December 13

  • Brett Brown upset by Sixers' trade of Brandon Davies

    CSN Philly "Every player knows trades are part of being in the NBA. Knowing it and having it happen can be two different experiences. Thursday afternoon, the trade between the Nets and the Sixers involving Brandon Davies became official. On the surface, one would say no great loss for the franchise. The..." December 13

  • Korver leads Hawks over 76ers and eighth straight win

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks were digging the long ball again Wednesday night, and why not? When you’re third in the NBA in 3-point shooting percentage, and writing paychecks to the league’s top gunner and three of its top 25, why not let it fly? Kyle Korver scored 17 points to match Paul Millsap, yet even after..." December 11

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    76er will acquire Nets' Andrei Kirilenko, a 2020 second rounder, right to swap 2018 seconds and cash for Brandon Davies, sources tell Yahoo.

  • Magic Johnson is an embarrassment to the NBA

    CSN Philly "I'm sorry. Did I say Magic Johnson? I meant Sam Hinkie. Wait. I'm not sure. The Sixers have been railed on by NBA pundits and bloggers-not-in-Philly for being the biggest bunch of frauds for openly tanking. Or not tanking. Or rebuilding. Whatever you want to call it. But Magic Johnson, one..." December 10

  • Sixers’ K.J. McDaniels blocked a ball into crowd so hard he gave fan a concussion

    Pro Basketball Talk "There are few reasons to subject yourself to a Philadelphia 76ers game this season. It’s ugly basketball. They play fast but in the way a four-year-old runs fast — out of control and doomed to fall hard. There is talent to develop, but sorting the wheat from the chaff is not a simple job for Brett..." December 10

  • Joel Embiid clears latest hurdle in rehab from broken foot

    CSN Philly "During training camp, Joel Embiid would sit on a chair inside the foul line and take shots or an assistant coach would throw him bounce passes on the low block, also while he was sitting. No matter the drill, Embiid had to be sitting. He had strict instructions to put zero weight on his..." December 10

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Only one real trade in the works for Brooklyn: Once more, Nets-76ers trying to complete an Andrei Kirilenko deal, league sources tell Yahoo.

  • Jason Richardson joked his Sixer teammates must have had to Google him

    CSN Philly "Jason Richardson is something of the forgotten Sixer. He's 33 years old, injured, and likely doesn't fit in to any of the Sixers rebuilding plans. But for the time being he's still with the 76ers and adds a very unique perspective to the young bunch. J-Rich has been on his share of awful..." December 05

  • Sixers (1-17) beat Timberwolves to avoid dubious history

    CSN Philly "The wait is over. It took the Sixers 18 games over 35 days to get their first victory, 85-77, over the Minnesota Timberwolves. They did not tie the Nets' record 18-game losing streak to start the season in 2009. They did feel rewarded for staying the course, despite their woes becoming a..." December 04

  • Brett Brown 'expected' the Sixers to draft Andrew Wiggins and Nik Stauskas

    CBSSports.com "Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown said this week, before the Sixers finally mercifully got a win, that before the lottery he had expected the team to draft Andrew Wiggins and Nik Stauskas. Instead, the Sixers fell, and Sam Hinkie punted on the best draft in seven years, getting Joel Embiid (out..." December 04

  • Spurs outlast Philadelphia for eighth straight

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs led by as many as 24 in the first half, then had to sweat out the final few minutes as the winless Sixers made things semi-interesting down the stretch before holding firm Monday at the Wells Fargo Center for their eighth straight victory and 11th in 12 overall. Philadelphia (0-17)..." December 02

  • When might Philadelphia finally win a game? A look at the schedule

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Philadelphia 76ers’ defense is bad. Their offense is potentially historically bad (although they have improved a little lately they are still far and away the worst in the NBA and just ahead of worst-ever pace). We all know this is part of management and GM Sam Hinkie’s master plan — stockpile..." December 02

  • Saric Named November Euroleague MVP

    NBA.com "Typically, the Transatlantic Tracker serves as a catch-all for news surrounding each of the five international players whose rights are held by the Philadelphia 76ers. But when news broke that Dario Saric had been awarded the bwin Euroleague MVP award for the month of November, we decided to make..." December 01

  • Sixers fall to 0-16, set franchise record for consecutive losses to begin a season

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Sixers lost at home on Saturday to a Mavericks team playing without Dirk Nowitzki, who was given the night off simply to rest. The difference, of course, is that even without Dirk, the Dallas roster is full of recognizable NBA talent, guys who have already gained many valuable years of..." December 01

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    Bob Cooney @BobCooney76

    Nerlens Noel in some serious discomfort at end of practice. Walking very gingerly. No idea what or how severe

  • Mavs' 110-103 win against winless 76ers shows team can handle modest competition without Nowitzki

    Dallas Morning News "The only goal Saturday night for the Mavericks was not to become the answer to this week’s most frequently asked trivia question. Nobody wants to be known as the first team that lost to the Philadelphia 76ers this season. The Mavericks came out like they were in the running for that..." November 30

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    Philadelphia 76ers @Sixers

    Update: Tony Wroten sustained right knee sprain vs. the Nets on Wednesday. He'll miss one week and be re-evaluated on December 5.

  • Nets narrowly avoid embarassing loss to winless 76ers

    New York Post "The Nets will spend their Thanksgiving thankful they avoided being embarrassed. The Nets (6-8), who entered Wednesday night’s game having lost six of their previous seven games, struggled to put away the winless 76ers, building a 20-point first-half lead then hanging on for a 99-91 victory in..." November 27

  • 76ers can match futile start of infamous 1972-73 squad

    Fox Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers are 0-14. This is historically horrible for a franchise that has already defined the mark for awful. The 76ers have a ways to go to catch their 1972-73 namesakes. That team went 9-73 -- the worst mark for an 82-game season -- in the NBA. If this edition of the 76ers..." November 26

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Your weekly @numberFire update: Sixers favored in ZERO of remaining 69 games. Best win odds are 44.6% on March 30 at home against ... Lakers

  • Some Sixers season ticket holders are understandably ticked off

    Pro Basketball Talk "I think we all have an intellectual understanding of what is going on in Philadelphia: In that market the draft is the way to rebuild, and if you’re going to go with the “be bad to be good” plan then don’t sugar coat it, don’t do it halfway, go all in. We’re still a few years away from seeing if..." November 25

  • Blazers win eight straight, beat 76ers 114-104

    CSN Northwest "As Terry Stotts wrapped up his postgame press conference at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, he was asked one final question. What, if any, would be the theme of the Trail Blazers’ latest win? Portland had come into Philadelphia after escaping Boston with a win, and it was assumed..." November 25

  • Sixers, Furkan Aldemir agree to deal in principle

    CSN Philly "The Sixers have agreed in principle to a deal that will bring Turkish forward/center Furkan Aldemir to the NBA this season, league sources confirmed to CSNPhilly.com on Monday. Aldemir’s intention to leave his Turkish team, Galatasaray, was first reported by Sportando. According to Adrian..." November 25

  • Knicks snag ugly victory over horrible 76ers in Calderon return

    New York Post "Imagine low tide in August, a herring left unattended for upwards of a month, the physical result of combining scotch, gin, vodka and a six-pack. Imagine all that and you might, just might, get an idea of how bad the Philadelphia 76ers are on the court. And still, matters got a little dicey..." November 23

  • Eric Bledsoe on flagrant foul he took from Nerlens Noel: ‘They did it on purpose’

    CSN Philly "Eric Bledsoe knew the Sixers were coming after him. “They were telling me before if I came into the paint they were going to do something dirty,” Bledsoe said. “I did it on purpose.” Thirty seconds into Friday’s game between the Sixers and Suns, Bledsoe drove into the paint, where he was met..." November 23