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  • Injuries too much for Sixers to overlook Justin Anderson, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot inconsistency

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Sixers have proven to have extraordinary patience with injuries. They’ve recently stood by as Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, Jahlil Okafor, Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz missed chunks or even full seasons. That’s fine if you’re a top-tier lottery pick expected to be..." July 20

  • Sixers To Trade Richaun Holmes To Suns

    Hoops Rumors "The Suns are sending $1MM to Philadelphia in the trade, tweets Scott Bordow of The Arizona Republic. The Sixers have agreed to a trade with the Suns that will send Richaun Holmes to Phoenix, reports Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports (Twitter link)...." July 20

  • Report: Cavs have discussed Kyle Korver-Jerryd Bayless trade with Sixers

    Cavs Nation "The Philadelphia 76ers are considering adding another shooter to their team, according to a report by Sixers insider Jon Johnson.  In a separate update, Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer said, while citing sources, that Sixers are finding an angle with which..." July 20

  • What now for Sixers after Kawhi Leonard trade to Raptors?

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "LeBron James is a Laker. Kawhi Leonard is a Raptor. The Sixers went star hunting and came up empty. So now what for a team that won 52 games but is likely one more superstar away from winning a title? You may not like this answer, but the correct course of action is..." July 18

  • Spurs wouldn’t trade Kawhi to 76ers unless they added Simmons or Embiid

    Pro Basketball Talk "The 76ers reportedly refused to include Markelle Fultz in trade offers for Kawhi Leonard, which seems misguided to me. Leonard carries major questions about his future, but after his rookie year, so does Fultz! At least Leonard has proven he can reach an elite level. That’s not to say..." July 18

  • Sixers and Celtics--Unlike Toronto--Were Unwilling to Throw Any Top Players into Kawhi Leonard Trade

    The Big Lead "The teams with the best assets to trade for Kawhi Leonard never put those assets on the table. The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers, who were initially thought to be the strongest suitors for Leonard, became almost irrelevant in the star’s..." July 18

  • Lakers, 76ers have given up on Leonard trade

    Sportsnaut "As the drama around San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard and the organization stretch towards another month, it appears reality is setting in for some teams. The hope they once had for landing the All-Star forward is gone. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, the Los Angeles..." July 17

  • Bjelica won't sign with 76ers, to play this season in Europe

    The Score "Hopefully, you didn't purchase your No. 8 Nemanja Bjelica jersey just yet, Philadelphia 76ers fans. The Serbian forward has told the team he will not be signing his reported one-year, $4.4-million deal and will play in Europe this season, league sources told ESPN's Adrian..." July 17

  • Deal Between Sixers, Bjelica Not Yet Finalized

    Hoops Rumors "Having used up all their cap space, the Sixers are now in position to finalize their agreement with Nemanja Bjelica with their room exception. Philadelphia and Bjelica agreed to terms on a one-year, $4.449MM deal earlier this month. However, according to Nikos Varlas of Eurohoops.net,..." July 17

  • Sixers Fail In Bid To Hire Daryl Morey as GM

    Hoops Rumors "The Sixers failed in an attempt to lure away Daryl Morey from the Rockets and take their GM job, Marc Stein of the New York Times tweets. Philadelphia was keenly interested in Morey, which shouldn’t come as a surprise since he was recently voted the league’s..." July 16

  • J.J. Redick's Sixers deal allows him to block trades for the coming season

    Yardbarker "J.J. Redick‘s new deal with the Sixers gives him plenty of protection in the unlikely event that Philadelphia wants to trade him. Because he re-signed on a one-year deal and will have Early Bird rights at the end of it, he receives the ability to block any trade involving him..." July 16

  • 76ers playing waiting game with Spurs and Kawhi Leonard

    247 Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers are still interested in acquiring disgruntled forward Kawhi Leonard from the San Antonio Spurs, but the Sixers are currently playing the waiting game with San Antonio and operating under the assumption that the asking price for Leonard will drop as the 2018-19 NBA season..." July 15

  • Sixers are now the favorites to land superstar Kawhi Leonard

    Clutch Points "Over the last several weeks, the trade chatter around San Antonio Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard has continued to remain the prominent topic of discussion around the league. There have been several teams in on the mix for Leonard, but it has seen a lack of movement in..." July 14

  • Sources: Joel Embiid delivers wake-up call to Markelle Fultz which led to parting of ways with Keith Williams

    Sixers Front Office "Philadelphia 76ers’ star center Joel Embiid was the lead voice in convincing Markelle Fultz to discontinue his training relationship with Keith Williams, a source close to the team told Sixers Front Office on Friday night. Leading up to the 2017 NBA Draft, Williams was the man..." July 14

  • NBA Teams With 2018/19 Cap Room Remaining

    Hoops Rumors "Last Wednesday, we noted that only three NBA teams still had significant cap room available. Depending on your definition of “significant,” that’s still the case. One of those three teams – the Kings – made a player for another’s..." July 12

  • Report: 76ers haven't offered Markelle Fultz for Kawhi Leonard trade

    Sportsnaut "The NBA world is eager to hear news on Kawhi Leonard’s future, but the Philadelphia 76ers’ desire to keep Markelle Fultz could be part of what’s keeping things quiet. ESPN’s Zach Lowe reports Philadelphia has yet to offer Fultz in a potential trade,..." July 11

  • Philadelphia as Landing Zone for Pau Gasol makes sense

    Get More Sports "Pau Gasol is currently under contract with the San Antonio Spurs. If what I am hearing comes to fruition, that contract will be relocated to Philadelphia and the 7-foot Spaniard will be teaming up with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons next season. When you are having simultaneous..." July 11

  • Adam Silver Says NBA Free Agency Will Be Moved to Earlier Time Next Summer

    Bleacher Report "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is apparently aware his league's offseason generates plenty of buzz and is ready to move up the start of free agency accordingly. According to Sam Amick of USA Today, Silver said the start of free agency will be earlier than..." July 11

  • Move to eliminate NBA one-and-done rule gaining momentum, commissioner Adam Silver says

    USA Today "The NBA’s one-and-done rule is unofficially done. Commissioner Adam Silver made it clear on Tuesday that there is growing support for a change that would allow players to enter the league at the age of 18 rather than require them to play one year of college basketball – or..." July 11

  • Sixers' Brett Brown says Markelle Fultz will 'have a hell of a year'

    Philly.com "Folks will get to see for themselves when videos surface of Markelle Fultz shooting, but the 76ers’ message is that the first overall pick of the 2017 NBA draft is showing improvement. Sixers coach and interim general manager Brett Brown even said that Fultz is “doing..." July 11

  • NBA Rumors: LeBron Reportedly Didn't 'Seriously Consider' 76ers over LA

    Bleacher Report "Many would argue LeBron James had a better chance to win another NBAtitle by signing with the Philadelphia 76ers rather than the Los Angeles Lakers, but James gave little thought to actually joining a promising Sixers core. ESPN's Brian Windhorst..." July 10

  • 76ers Interested In R.C. Buford For GM Job

    Real GM Basketball "The Philadelphia 76ers continue to operate without a general manager this offseason. The 76ers prefer to keep their current front office personnel intact and they also want someone with prior GM experience. Sources say R.C. Buford has been mentioned as a possible target, but he has..." July 10

  • Report: 76ers unwilling to spend a lot in potential Kawhi trade

    247 Sports "Even though he reportedly only prefers to play with his hometown Los Angeles Lakers, the Sixers are "in talks" with the San Antonio Spurs about acquiring two-time Defensive Player of the Year Kawhi Leonard. According to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia..." July 10

  • Sixers execs felt they were in the running for LeBron James

    ESPN "LeBron James didn't take long to make his decision to go to Los Angeles, but the Philadelphia 76ers felt that James "strongly" considered them before choosing the Lakers. Speaking about their meeting with James' agent, Rich Paul, and Klutch Sports..." July 10

  • 76ers remain ‘atop the list of teams’ that could land Kawhi Leonard

    Sportsnaut "The Kawhi Leonard trade rumors have simmered down a bit the past week or so since the top NBA free agents signed new deals. That said, there is still plenty of buzz surrounding a potential trade that could send the San Antonio Spurs star to the Philadelphia 76ers. Tim Bontemps of the..." July 09

  • Ben Simmons beefing up security team due to ex-girlfriend troubles?

    TMZ "Ben Simmons believes his ex, Tinashe, has been tailing him and showing up at the same places he parties with gf Kendall Jenner ... and it's gotten so bad he's seriously thinking of significantly beefing up security. Sources close to Simmons tell us ... Tinashe's been..." July 09

  • Michele Roberts on N.B.A. Competitive Imbalance: Don’t Blame the Players

    New York Times "Michele Roberts has heard the complaints about the N.B.A.’s best team, the Golden State Warriors, signing an All-Star. She has heard the whining about the league’s best player, LeBron James, moving westward in the first week of free agency. She has seen fans and pundits proclaim the..." July 09

  • NBA Rumors: Lakers, Sixers, Spurs pursuing Luc Mbah a Moute

    Clutch Points "Unrestricted free agent forward Luc Mbah a Moute has several teams looking for his services. The San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers, L.A. Clippers, Washington Wizards and the Philadelphia 76ers are vying for his services, along with the Rockets,..." July 09

  • Report: 76ers interested in Carmelo Anthony

    247 Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder may not be interested in Carmelo Anthony anymore, but the Philadelphia 76ers are. As are the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, and Miami Heat, according to Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer.  According to a report from..." July 09

  • Ben Simmons Tinashe's A Liar ... I Didn't Text Her While I Was with Kendall!!

    TMZ "Ben Simmons wasn't texting Tinashe while partying with Kendall Jenner, despite what the singer told photogs ... TMZ has learned. Ben, Kendall and Tinashe were all at Delilah in West Hollywood Thursday. Ben and Kendall left together, and Tinashe took off with some friends. Our..." July 07

  • Jonah Bolden Plans To Play For Sixers

    Hoops Rumors "After spending one season in Israel, Sixers draft-and-stash prospect Jonah Bolden believes he is ready for the NBA, relays Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer. The 36th pick in 2017, Bolden made his intentions clear after Thursday’s practice with the Sixers’..." July 06

  • Sixers, Celtics reportedly unwilling to include young stars in Kawhi Leonard deal

    Sportsnaut "It’s extremely possible that the San Antonio Spurs’ asking price for Kawhi Leonard is not currently aligning with reality. We previously reported that San Antonio was asking for a ridiculous bounty from the Los Angeles Lakers for Leonard. Maybe, that’s the..." July 05

  • How Celtics, Sixers, Raptors should react to LeBron leaving East

    The Score "LeBron James finally left after 15 years, which means the Eastern Conference will almost certainly crown a new champion for the first time since 2010. Though the reloaded Golden State Warriors will humble any new challengers for the title, there's still a huge opportunity..." July 05

  • Nemanja Bjelica agrees to 1-year, $4.4M deal with 76ers

    ESPN "Free agent forward Nemanja Bjelica has agreed to a one-year, $4.4 million deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, league sources told ESPN. Bjelica, 30, spent the past three seasons with the Timberwolves, who recently rescinded his qualifying offer to make him an unrestricted..." July 05

  • Zhaire Smith's 'freak' athleticism, jumper and more early impressions

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "At Texas Tech and throughout the pre-draft process, people raved about Zhaire Smith’s athleticism. It’s one of the reasons the Sixers acquired him in a draft-night deal with the Suns. And after a few days at summer league minicamp, Smith’s athleticism continues to amaze his..." July 04

  • Sixers finalizing one-year deal with Amir Johnson

    USA Today "The Philadelphia 76ers apparently liked what Amir Johnson brought to the roster in 2017-18 so much that they’re bringing him back for another run. As ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski revealed, the Sixers and the veteran forward are finalizing a one-year deal that will keep him in..." July 04

  • Sixers sign Landry Shamet to rookie deal

    Yardbarker "The Sixers have now locked up both of their 2018 first-round picks, announcing today in a press release that they’ve signed Landry Shamet to his rookie contract. The club previously made it official with Zhaire Smith. Shamet, a 6-4 guard, entered the 2018 NBA Draft after..." July 04

  • Sixers need to include Markelle Fultz to acquire Leonard

    Clutch Points "The Philadelphia 76ers are still at a standstill when it comes to a potential trade for San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard. According to ESPN’s Michael K-B, Philly will have to be willing to give up former No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz in any..." July 04

  • Report: Kawhi could be open to playing for Clippers, 76ers

    247 Sports "It was previously reported that San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard intended to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency next summer, but that might not necessarily be the case. According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports, Leonard's options have broadened and he could..." July 04

  • If Kawhi Leonard trade doesn't happen, what's next for Sixers?

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Sixers swung and missed in their pursuit of LeBron James. Sure, he gave them a meeting — that he didn’t bother to show up for — but it appears the King was never serious about settling his throne in Philadelphia. So now what? The Kawhi Leonard..." July 03

  • Nuggets To Trade Wilson Chandler To Sixers

    Basketball Insiders "The Philadelphia 76ers are in close discussions on deal to acquire Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler, league sources tell Yahoo. " July 03

  • Joel Embiid wants to know if LeBron James is having second thoughts

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Having second thoughts, LeBron? LeBron James shook up the basketball world on Sunday when he spurned the Sixers and Cavaliers to strike a four-year, $153.3 million contract with the Lakers. While the decision was bound to create major buzz around the league, it was never..." July 03

  • Sixers Sign First-Rounder Zhaire Smith

    Hoops Rumors "The Sixers have signed first-round pick Zhaire Smith, according to the team’s website. Smith, whose rights were acquired in a draft-night trade with Suns, will receive approximately $2.6MM in his first season. " July 02

  • J.J. Redick Agrees To One-Year $13M Deal With 76ers

    Hoops Rumors "Free agent sharpshooter J.J. Redick has agreed to return to the Sixers, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (Twitter link). According to Wojnarowski, Redick will sign a one-year deal in the $12-13MM range. " July 02

  • Joel Embiid appears to respond to LeBron spurning Sixers

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James decided to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers instead of completing The Process in Philadelphia, and Sixers center Joel Embiid seemed to have an interesting response to the news. Hours after James’ decision, Embiid tweeted a pic of himself shooting over two defenders..." July 02

  • LeBron’s reps only met with 76ers as a courtesy

    Yardbarker "LeBron James’ representatives met with the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, the same day that they announced James would join the Los Angeles Lakers. If it seems like the Sixers didn’t really have a shot at James, it’s because that was the case by all..." July 02

  • Sixers Consider Using Jonah Bolden As Trade Chip

    Hoops Rumors "The Sixers are entertaining the idea of using draft-and-stash prospect Jonah Bolden as a trade asset, reports international basketball journalist David Pick (via Twitter). Bolden, 22, was selected by the Sixers with the 36th overall pick in the 2017 draft. With no room on last..." July 02

  • 76ers Keep Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Markelle Fultz Off Limits In Kawhi Leonard Talks

    Real GM Basketball "The Philadelphia 76ers have discussed a trade for Kawhi Leonard with the San Antonio Spurs. At this point, the 76ers have kept Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz off limits in trade talks. Philadelphia believes they have a chance of acquiring Leonard in a trade..." July 01

  • Spurs Asked 76ers for 3 1st-Round Picks, 2 Players

    Bleacher Report "The San Antonio Spurs reportedly set a steep asking price during negotiations with the Philadelphia 76ers over a potential Kawhi Leonard trade. 

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  • 76ers reportedly believe they could sign Leonard long-term

    Larry Brown Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers are still hoping to make one or more major splashes this offseason, and they may have plenty of incentive to offer a respectable trade package for Kawhi Leonard. For starters, the Sixers were expected to meet with LeBron James’ representatives on Sunday,..." July 01

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