76ers Rumors & News

  • Delaware 87ers Acquire Jordan McRae

    Liberty Ballers "The Delaware 87ers have officially announced the acquisition of Jordan McRae. McRae, drafted by the 76ers with the 58th selection in the 2014 NBA draft, just finished up a year with Melbourne United in Australia's National Basketball League. McRae, the NBL's second-leading scorer, averaged 19.9..." March 05

  • Sources: McGee close to signing with Celtics

    ESPN Boston "The Boston Celtics are close to signing big man JaVale McGee to a deal through next season, multiple sources told ESPN.com on Thursday. McGee, 27, was waived by the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday after the franchise acquired him at the trade deadline from the Denver Nuggets, who drafted him with..." March 05

  • Russell Westbrook continues to light it up, Thunder beats Philly in OT

    The Oklahoman "At some point, some point soon at this rate, we’re going to run out of ways to effectively put into words what Russell Westbrook is doing. In his latest act, which came on a frigid but otherwise ho-hum Wednesday night, against a ho-hum opponent, Westbrook erupted for 49 points, a career-high 16..." March 05

  • Report: Mavericks, Heat in long line of teams interested in JaVale McGee

    Pro Basketball Talk "Some of you are out there thinking, “Why would teams go after JaVale McGee except to see their jerseys on Shaqtin’ a Fool more often?” Because it’s about cost and role. Not many teams were interested in paying JaVale McGee $12 million next season to be their starting center. However, paying him..." March 04

  • Thomas Robinson: I'm Tired Of Getting Treated Like A Rag Dog In NBA

    Real GM Basketball "Thomas Robinson has been traded three times and also placed on waivers by a non-playoff team in his short career after being the fifth overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. The Philadelphia 76ers claimed Robinson in order satisfy payroll-usage rules, but they've also given him a chance to..." March 04

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Source: Golden State has major interest in signing JaVale McGee. He's viewed as potential insurance for Andrew Bogut

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Mavs "seriously interested" in JaVale McGee but word is list of interested teams stretches well beyond Dallas

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    After securing release from Philly without surrendering a cent, JaVale clears waivers WEDS. Early sense is he won't rush choice on next team

  • Raptors minus Lowry end slide in Philly

    Toronto Star "For someone as competitive as Kyle Lowry, the idea of taking a rest doesn’t exactly come naturally. Throw in a Raptors team that has been mired in its worst slump of the season, and sitting and watching becomes even harder. But the fiery point guard says he’s had to learn to think about the..." March 03

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    Robert Covington and Jason Richardson will not play tonight against the #Raptors

  • Sixers waive JaVale McGee

    Philly.com "JaVale McGee was able to keep all of his money. The former 76ers big man was opposed of being bought out, because that wouldn't enable to him receive his full salary. So according to reports, the Sixers agreed to waive the 7-footer Sunday night following a 94-74 setback to the Indiana Pacers at..." March 02

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    With McGee due $12 million guaranteed next season, chances of buyout likely depend on JaVale finding new team that wants to bring him in now

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Upon being dealt to Philly McGee said he did NOT want buyout. But he'd be eligible to play in playoffs for another team if waived by midnite

  • Embiid showing progress

    Philly.com "It appears as if Joel Embiid is in much better shape than about five weeks ago when a report by Keith Pompey in The Inquirer stated that the 7-foot 76ers rookie weighed close to 300 pounds. At the time, we thought that report would be a great wakeup call to Embiid and apparently he has used it..." March 01

  • Noel questionable with sore quad and calf

    Philly.com "Nerlens Noel is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse due to a sore left quad and right calf. The 76ers are leaning toward starting Henry Sims at center if Noel is unable to go. The 6-foot-11, 221-pounder rookie said the soreness is result of his..." March 01

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Brown on Embiid status: 'It would be misleading to say anything that's promising (about him playing this year).' #76ers #NBA

  • Thomas Robinson says 'I'm happy' to be on 76ers after trade from Trail Blazers

    Oregonian "Thomas Robinson thought he was going to join the Brooklyn Nets. Instead, he ended up with the Philadelphia 76ers after they claimed him off waivers. No matter. "I was happy because the Sixers made it clear that they wanted me here," Robinson told the Philadelphia Inquirer's Keith Pompey..." February 28

  • Michael Carter-Williams looks good as Bucks beat his old team

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It's safe to say Michael Carter-Williams' Milwaukee debut was a rousing success. The Bucks' new point guard showed off his passing skills while playing limited minutes Wednesday night in a 104-88 trouncing of the Philadelphia 76ers at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Carter-Williams played for..." February 26

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    #Sixers claim Thomas Robinson off waivers and waive Tim Frazier.

  • Dragic, Whiteside spark Heat over 76ers 119-108

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "This very well could be the Miami Heat's new reality: You start with double-doubles from Goran Dragic and Hassan Whiteside and work from there. With Chris Bosh out for the season with blots clots on his lung, it might be the best and only way to remain afloat in this how-low-can-you-go Eastern..." February 24

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sixers need to reach 90 percent of cap before season's end. Robinson's salary gets it there. If not, shortfall divided among rest of roster.

  • Report: Sixers willing to talk about anyone on roster, including Joel Embiid, in trade for more No. 1 picks

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Sixers have been much maligned for their choice to go through an extended rebuilding process, one which has involved multiple seasons of bottoming out in order to gain the best chance of landing the highest draft picks possible. Even the players ultimately chosen with some of those picks..." February 24

  • Andrei Kirilenko Signs With CSKA

    Real GM Basketball "Andrei Kirilenko has officially signed with CSKA for the remainder of the season. Kirilenko said in a statement that at 34, "the time has come to think about ending my career at the professional level" and that he wants to do that at CSKA." February 24

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    Max Rappaport @MaxRappaport

    Updates: No J-Rich (left knee) No Grant (low back contusion) Mbah a Moute will play Starters TBA

  • Magic dominate in the paint, hold on to beat the 76ers 103-98

    Orlando Sentinel "After six games, what James Borrego will emphasize as the Orlando Magic's interim coach is becoming clearer. His defense will attempt to build a barrier around its paint. On Sunday night, the Magic took advantage of the Philadelphia 76ers' shortage of quality big men, played quality..." February 23

  • JaVale McGee wants to stay with Sixers

    Philly.com "Center JaVale McGee wants to remain with the 76ers for the rest of the season and beyond. The Sixers, at least for the time being, are committed to giving him every opportunity to do just that. "We are coming into this whole thing with an open mind," coach Brett Brown said Sunday after the..." February 23

  • Sixers waive Andrei Kirilenko, who never played a game for them following trade from Nets

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Nets traded Andrei Kirilenko to the Sixers in early December, and Philadelphia had hoped that Kirilenko might play for them this season, at least enough to draw interest from other franchises before the trade deadline had passed. But that never happened. Whether due to Kirilenko’s family..." February 22

  • Sixers GM says rare availability of high lottery pick is what motivated him to trade Michael Carter-Williams

    CSN Philly "As Thursday’s NBA trade deadline inched toward the 3 p.m. curfew, one thing became clearly evident to Sixers’ general manager Sam Hinkie. “We were the lone buyer,” Hinkie said on Friday morning. Meeting the local press for the first time since training camp began, the Sixers’ GM outlined his..." February 22

  • Jason Richardson plays his first game in more than two years, starts for Sixers vs. Pacers

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jason Richardson last played an NBA game on Jan. 18, 2013. He underwent knee surgery which had a long recovery timetable, then suffered a stress fracture in his foot near the beginning of this season. Sixers head coach Brett Brown promised that Richardson would not go quietly into retirement,..." February 21

  • Sixers Risk Smart At Trade Deadline

    NBA.com "“If you do what everyone else does, you get what everyone else gets.” It’s a mantra the Sixers have stood by during this frenetic period in their history, and it’s a message that was reinforced by the team once again this week. At Thursday’s 3pm trade deadline, Philadelphia completed three..." February 20

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Philadelphia has traded K.J. McDaniels to Houston for Isaiah Canaan and a second round pick, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Denver is in advanced talks on a deal to send JaVale McGee to Philadelphia, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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  • Bucks get Carter-Williams, Ennis, Plumlee; deal Knight off to Suns

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Bucks made a blockbuster move right at the trade deadline Thursday, trading point guard Brandon Knight to Phoenix and acquiring 6-foot-6 point guard Michael Carter-Williams from Philadelphia and rookie guard Tyler Ennis and center Miles Plumlee from the Suns in a three-team..." February 19

  • Rockets acquire Pablo Prigioni, KJ McDaniels

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets did not get the star point guard they sought, but completed a pair of deals to bolster their backcourt off the bench at the trade deadline with additions of rookie KJ McDaniels and veteran Pablo Prigioni. The Rockets agreed to send second-year guard Isaiah Canaan along with the..." February 19

  • Nuggets send JaVale McGee to 76ers

    Yahoo! Sports "The Denver Nuggets have agreed to send JaVale McGee and a first-round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, a league source told Yahoo Sports. The Sixers will receive a 2015 protected first-round pick that Denver owned via Oklahoma City and are sending the rights to Turkish professional..." February 19

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    The Sixers are re-signing point guard Tim Frazier to another 10-day contract, a source said.

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    In addition to Afflalo deal, the Nuggets are sending JaVale McGee and a 2015 first-round pick to Philadelphia, league source confirms.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Yahoo Sources: Minnesota, Philly could be included to expand Brooklyn-OKC deal w/ Garnett to Wolves, Thad Young to Nets. Among many parts.

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    J-Rich scrimmaging with the starters. No healthy PGs, so Thompson and Sampson playing the 1. #Sixers

  • Andrew Bynum once drove around Philly with a gas nozzle and hose hanging from his Ferrari

    Yahoo! Sports "Former NBA All-Star Andrew Bynum was a throwback in so many ways. Not only was his deft back to the basket game a standout skill in an NBA that was creeping closer and closer to the spread out and perimeter-heavy ball that is so prevalent today, but he also acted as a throwback to the days in..." February 17

  • Expect more tank maneuvers from Hinkie

    Philly.com "While the 76ers' long slog toward the lottery has been occasionally interrupted by something resembling decent basketball recently, the only lasting excitement of the season arrives later this week, when general manager Sam Hinkie plays his annual game of Trade Deadline Bingo. Hinkie will have..." February 15

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • K.J. McDaniels likes the Sixers but noncommittal on next season

    CSN Philly "K.J. McDaniels has undoubtedly been one of the more exciting reasons to watch the rebuilding Philadelphia 76ers this season. He may not be joining fellow rookies Nerlens Noel or Bob Covington up in New York this weekend for the rookie-sophomore game, but he's been just as valuable a piece in Brett..." February 13

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    David Pick @IAmDPick

    Sixers Michael Carter-Williams has pulled out of the NBA Sophomore All-Star team, according to source.

  • Sluggish Warriors escape Philly with win

    CSN Bay Area "No 40-point blowout for the Warriors. But they'll take the win, even if they can't be proud of their performance. After clobbering the 76ers by at least 40 points in their last two meetings, the Warriors were downright lackluster in slipping out of Philadelphia with an 89-84 victory Monday..." February 10

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    Bob Cooney @BobCooney76

    Covington pinkie sprain is on his non-shooting hand. I would think that could be an injury to play through. #Sixers.

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    Max Rappaport @MaxRappaport

    According to the Sixers' game notes, MCW is out tonight due to an ongoing toe issue. Tim Frazier the projected starter.

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Brown: 'J-Rich has not been able to play 5-on-5 yet. That's the final hurdle for him.'