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  • The Perfect Trade Target for Every NBA Team

    Bleacher Report "As the least predictable season in NBA history nears its conclusion, it's time to start thinking about the offseason. Player movement likely won't measure up to the madness of 2019, but there will surely be some players finding their way to new teams. Free..." September 25

  • Top-5 Players Billy Donovan Should Bring To The Bulls

    Fadeaway World "The Bulls are in an interesting position moving forward. They just hired Billy Donovan as their new head coach, as well as Arturas Karnisovas to be the team’s executive vice president of basketball operations. With new leadership and a nucleus of intriguing young talent, Chicago..." September 25

  • NBA Players Dangerously Close to Bust Status

    Bleacher Report "A handful of recent top-20 NBA draft picks may be running out of time. Some slow starters, like Mohamed Bamba and Markelle Fultz, are still young with room left to improve, so they'll have suitors lined up once they're available. But the following five prospects..." September 25

  • Allen Iverson’s one regret with Kobe Bryant

    Clutch Points "On the latest episode of All The Smoke with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, NBA legend Allen Iverson revealed the one regret he has with the late great Kobe Bryant. Iverson, whose Philadelphia 76ers battled Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers in..." September 24

  • Charles Barkley Gets Blasted For Defending The Shooting Of Breonna Taylor

    Total Pro Sports "Charles Barkley usually has controversial takes on thigs outside of sports and such was the case when he spoke on what happened with Breonna Taylor. The NBA hall of famer is getting blasted today after he essentially took the side of the police who shot and killed Taylor as she slept..." September 24

  • Joel Embiid And Model GF Anne de Paula Welcome Baby Boy, Surprise!

    TMZ "NBA superstar Joel Embiid and model girlfriend Anne de Paula just welcomed their first child together ... making the surprise announcement Thursday!! The news comes as a shock to many who didn't even know the couple was expecting ... but the new parents decided..." September 24

  • TikTok User Claims Unnamed NBA Player Paid Her $7K To Sneak Into Bubble, Posts Evidence

    Total Pro Sports "It looks like Danuel House wasn’t the only NBA player who had an unauthorized person in their Disney room in Orlando. TikTok user hannmaile recently shared a video where she claimed to be paid $7K to sneak herself inside the Disney’s NBA Bubble because an unnamed NBA..." September 24

  • How much say will Elton Brand have over Sixers’ decisions moving forward?

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "What will Elton Brand’s front-office legacy be with the 76ers? Will people remember him for being the general manager when ‘The Process’ failed to live up to its grand expectations? Will people instead say he never really got an opportunity to put his imprint on the..." September 24

  • Buddy Hield fuels 76ers trade rumor

    Pro Basketball Talk "A rumor emerged about the Kings trading Buddy Hield to the 76ers. It didn’t seem particularly credible. But then Hield himself liked this Instagram post promoting a potential trade and apparently made a pro-Philadelphia comment on Instagram. Hield..." September 24

  • 76ers think Mike D'Antoni can eventually lure James Harden

    USA Today "Some people within the Philadelphia 76ers reportedly believe that hiring former Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni could eventually lead to the Sixers acquiring superstar guard James Harden. The potential link between D’Antoni’s hire and an..." September 24

  • Mike D'Antoni, Tyronn Lue remain top candidates for 76ers' HC job

    The Score "Former Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni and current Los Angeles Clippersassistant Tyronn Lue remain the top candidates for the Philadelphia 76ers' head coaching vacancy, league sources told the New York Times' Marc Stein. The pair are reportedly..." September 23

  • WNBA, NBA players react on Twitter to Breonna Taylor grand jury decision

    CBS Sports "In wake of protests and the fight for equality, athletes have been outspoken in the movement towards social justice reforms. Breonna Taylor, who was shot and killed by police in Louisville, has been someone many have fought for. Those fighting in her name were hoping justice would eventually..." September 23

  • The reason Mike D’Antoni is appealing to Sixers

    Clutch Points "Mike D’Antoni has emerged as one of the most coveted coaches in the NBA following his recent decision to part ways with the Houston Rockets. The Philadelphia 76ers are reportedly one of the teams eyeing the veteran head coach, with the Sixers hopeful that..." September 23

  • NBA Sets Format For Draft Combine

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA announced plans today for a revamped draft combine that will run from September 28 until early to mid-November. Designed to aid with player evaluation before the November 18 draft, some of the combine will take place in team markets and other parts will be..." September 23

  • 76ers could make major roster changes if Mike D’Antoni becomes head coach

    Larry Brown Sports "Former Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni is expected to be a candidate for the Philadelphia 76ers job, and major changes could follow if he gets it. Keith Smith of Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday that the Sixers have begun informing teams they are open to trade talks if..." September 23

  • Here's 5 Boom-or-Bust 2020 NBA Free Agents

    Bleacher Report "While every NBA team has a wish list for free agency, there are only so many superstars to go around. Actually, the 2020 offseason really only has one. And it's Anthony Davis, who might be a free agent by title only—assuming he even declines his $28.8..." September 23

  • Kevin Garnett Says His NBA Era 'Could Never Play in a Bubble'

    Complex "The latest guest on Load Management was Kevin Garnett. You may have missed or mentally filed away the post from earlier but, hey, fortunately there's no expiration here.  Amongst several topics discussed (more on that in a sec) the NBA..." September 23

  • NBA participation in Tokyo Olympics could be limited, Adam Silver says

    Yahoo! Sports "NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the Tokyo Olympics’ effect on the league’s schedule planning for 2021 is unclear, but that it’s possible that Olympic participation may be limited. “There are a lot of great U.S. players, and we may be up against a..." September 22

  • Most Intriguing Landing Spots for NBA's Top Trade Targets

    Bleacher Report "Where oh where will the NBA's top offseason trade targets land? Er, well, we have no idea. It could be nowhere. It could be anywhere. It could be with your team. Where should the most sought-after trade candidates go if they do in fact go anywhere at all? Now..." September 22

  • Adam Silver: Next season unlikely to start before 2021

    Yahoo! Sports "NBA commissioner Adam Silver does not expect the 2020-21 season to begin in 2020. Silver told CNN’s Bob Costas on Tuesday that his “best guess” is the NBA will not begin next season until at least January. A Christmas start date is still the ideal scenario, but that..." September 22

  • 5 NBA Players in Desperate Need of a Trade This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "Players can grow apart from their NBA teams before their contracts split them up. When that happens, the situation is unsalvageable, and a trade becomes necessary. Maybe a team changes its overall direction and renders a player obsolete. Or perhaps that player gets..." September 22

  • NBA execs poll: Luka Doncic top young talent to build around; Zion Williamson comes at No. 7

    Hoops Hype "With only four teams remaining in the playoff bubble, HoopsHype polled 15 NBA talent evaluators, including four general managers, six executives and five scouts, to learn which players under 25 they’d build around and why. The top player to build around is not surprising, but..." September 22

  • NBA mulling fall tournament featuring G League select team

    USA Today "The NBA G League is reportedly discussing the possibility of hosting a tournament in a bubble environment featuring the newly-formed Ignite team, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. The tournament will take place in November or December and will also include other teams,..." September 22

  • Billy Donovan drawing interest from Pacers, 76ers

    Yardbarker "Former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan is drawing a lot of interest from various teams around the NBA that are in need of new coaches.  Donovan interviewed for the head coaching position with the Indiana Pacers last week and is expected to meet with the..." September 21

  • Three coaches headline 76ers coaching search

    Talk Basket "The Philadelphia 76ers expect to bring in a shortlist of coaching candidates including Mike D’Antoni, Billy Donovan and Ty Lue. 76ers GM Elton Brand is leading the head coaching search and the franchise will bring these three coaches to the Philadelphia area within the next 10..." September 21

  • Here's three trade ideas involving Chris Paul

    The Oklahoman "Chris Paul hinted at the uncertainty of the Thunder’s offseason. “I don’t know what the future holds,” Paul said a day after the Thunder was eliminated in the first round, “but what I can say is that this team, I think I made some connections and bonds..." September 21

  • How six teams have stopped LeBron James in the NBA playoffs

    ESPN "THWACK!! Detroit Pistons defensive wizard Tayshaun Prince, all 215 pounds of him, smashed into an immovable, 7-foot-3, 260-pound object named Zydrunas Ilgauskas. The Cleveland Cavaliers big man planted himself adjacent to Prince with the explicit purpose of preventing..." September 21

  • Social Media Loses Its Mind After This Video of Bronny James Surfaces

    Total Pro Sports "Bronny James just reminded everybody why it can sometimes suck being the kid of a mega-star athlete in the social media world. The son of the Los Angeles Lakers star forward is trending on Twitter for allegedly sparking up a blunt and it being posted to social media for all to..." September 19

  • Which 2020 NBA Free Agents Will Get the Worst Contracts?

    Bleacher Report "The course of free agency is always difficult to predict in the NBA, but the 2020 offseason could make previous years seem like a color-by-number worksheet. Thanks to the months-long hiatus, seeding games and playoffs without fans and a general decline in television ratings,..." September 18

  • 3 best Clippers trade options for Paul George

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Clippers and Paul George are in shambles. Their humiliating series defeat to the Denver Nuggets in the second round was shattering. The fact that they blew a 3-1 series lead to a relatively inexperienced Nuggets side just made things a lot, lot..." September 18

  • Are NBA playoff games better in a bubble? No home-court advantage, unpredictable basketball

    USA Today "Maybe the NBA should hold its playoffs in a bubble all the time. It is basketball distilled to its essence – five-on-five in a random gym. “At the end of the day, it's just guys playing in between those lines and who executes better and who plays the whole 48..." September 18

  • Rebuffed from Penn’s Landing plan, Sixers may begin hunt for new home elsewhere in Philly

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "Last week’s decision to grant Penn’s Landing development rights to a rival bidder upended the 76ers $4 billion plan to build themselves a new basketball arena at the central Philadelphia waterfront site. But it may have only marked the beginning of their search..." September 17

  • Sixers interested in trying to hire Daryl Morey?

    MSN.com "Several years after employing Sam Hinkie, the Philadelphia 76ers could now be targeting one of his close friends. Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Thursday that the Sixers have inquired about the possibility of hiring a president of basketball..." September 17

  • NBA Sends Guidelines For Pre-Draft Process To Teams

    Hoops Rumors "With the 2020 NBA draft now scheduled to take place on November 18, the league has sent teams a series of revamped guidelines for the pre-draft process, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). With no in-person draft combine taking place this year due to..." September 17

  • Trade Packages for NBA's Top 5 Available Stars

    Bleacher Report "For the first time in a long while, the upcoming NBA offseason could come and go without a star changing teams in free agency. But the trade market could be a different story entirely. Conditions seem perfect for some landscape-shifting blockbusters. With free agency short..." September 17

  • Top 5 Targets For The Clippers This Offseason

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday became the second straight team to blow a 3-1 series lead to the Denver Nuggets this postseason. The team crumbled in the second half of all of the three final games, lacking a sense of urgency and looking discombobulated as their title hopes slipped..." September 17

  • Warriors GM Bob Myers not interested in joining 76ers'

    Bleacher Report "The Philadelphia 76ers are potentially looking to restructure their front office after getting swept out of the first round of the 2019-20 NBA playoffs, but Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers won't be part of the solution. According..." September 17

  • Jimmy Butler: The Incredible Rise To Stardom In The NBA

    Fadeaway World "Jimmy “Buckets” has taken the NBA by storm this season. He seemingly came out of nowhere during his tenure with the Chicago Bulls, before signing with the Minnesota Timberwolves and ultimately getting traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. Now, he is the leader and best player for a team..." September 16

  • Does interest in Mike D’Antoni signal blockbuster trade for 76ers?

    Sportsnaut "When the Philadelphia 76ers moved on from head coach Brett Brown last month following a disastrous playoff performance, certain candidates were bandied about as a potential replacement.  One of those candidates, now-former Rockets head coach Mike..." September 16

  • All-NBA Format and Snubs

    Hoops Rumors "The league announced its three All-NBA squads for the 2019/20 season earlier today, with Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James leading the way as the only two unanimous First Team selections. While the First Team looked exactly as expected, there were some..." September 16

  • NBA Announces 2019/20 All-NBA Teams

    NBA.com "Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James have been unanimously selected to the 2019-20 All-NBA First Team, the NBA announced today. James has set the NBA record with his 16th All-NBA Team selection, which includes a..." September 16

  • 2020 NBA Draft set for Nov. 18

    NBC Sports Chicago "What once was tentative is now official. The NBA has finalized Nov. 18 as its modified date for the 2020 draft, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Tuesday. The draft had been last scheduled for Oct. 16, just three days after a hypothetical Game 7 of the NBA Finals in the..." September 16

  • Ranking The Top 10 Biggest Feuds In NBA History

    Fadeaway World "As much as NBA viewers enjoy the actual basketball product on display, many who follow the league are just as intrigued by the individuals playing the game and their personalities. Sometimes these stars, as famous and media-savvy as they can be, show their human side. Players can get..." September 15

  • An Offseason Trade for Every Eliminated NBA Playoff Team

    Bleacher Report "For the 11 teams already eliminated from the playoffs, it's time to start concocting offseason trade proposals. While some like the Toronto Raptors and Dallas Mavericks may only need a tweak here and there, others like the Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers and Oklahoma City..." September 15

  • 1 Player Every NBA Team Needs to Chase in 2020 Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "Another delay in the NBA's offseason schedule got you down? Cheer up. We have free-agency suggestions for your team to consider. Selections for every squad are based on a combination of roster needs and financial situations. Since we don't yet know where next..." September 15

  • Here's 5 NBA Free Agents Ready for Career Years

    Bleacher Report "The dream scenario in NBA free agency is signing a player right before he blows up. That's never easy, and most organizations succeed if they add talent that merely sustains past levels of play. As proof of how tough that task can be, consider a handful of key signings from the..." September 14

  • Instagram Model Exposes DM's To Show 76ers Guard Raul Neto Cheating On His Girlfriend

    Total Pro Sports "Raul Neto is not a name that is well known outside of Philadelphia since he only plays around 12 minutes a game during his first year with the 76ers. Neto was the third point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2019-20 season, but his name is trending in the news for different..." September 13

  • Kevin Durant On The Sixers: “It’s Hard To Become A Great Team When You’re Getting New Teammates Every Year.”

    Fadeaway World "Before the 2019-20 season began, the Philadelphia 76ers were, in the minds of many, the favorites to win the NBA title this year. Given more time to grow chemistry and build rapport with each other, they might’ve lived up to those expectations. Instead, the Sixers made a serious..." September 12

  • NBA wants fans at games next season

    Larry Brown Sports "The NBA is aiming to return to something closer to normal in 2020-21 instead of a bubble scenario. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the league made clear on Thursday’s Board of Governors call that its preference is for in-market games next season. There would..." September 11

  • NBA planning two-part draft combine process

    Clutch Points "The NBA is planning a Draft Combine process beginning later this month and it will reportedly be in two parts, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. On Thursday, the league held a call with its Board of Governors and many details were discussed about the 2020 draft and the..." September 11