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  • 14 NBA Teams Have Open 20-Man Roster Spots

    Hoops Rumors "With NBA training camps right around the corner, several more teams filled their 20-man offseason rosters this week. The Hornets did so on Monday, with the Mavericks, Pistons, Raptors, and Hawks following suit over the next few days. Those clubs join a list of..." September 20

  • Adam Silver: NBA Passes Stricter Tampering, Compliance Rules Package

    SI "The NBA Board of Governors unanimously passed a stricter package of provisions to enforce compliance with tampering and salary cap circumvention. NBA commissioner Adam Silver addressed the rules changes in a press conference and said there "need to be consequences" when rules are..." September 20

  • Top 5 Young Stars Who Need To Change Teams

    Fadeaway World "For young players to blossom and play well, they have to be put into the right situation. Players such as Trae Young, De’Aaron Fox, and Karl-Anthony Towns have been given the keys to their respective teams and we have seen them take off and essentially turn into All-Stars. But..." September 20

  • NBA All-Time Player Rankings: Top 10 Power Forwards

    Bleacher Report "Who's the greatest power forward of all time? Now that we've discussed the top 10 point guards, shooting guards and small forwards in NBA history, it's time to look at the chameleon of basketball positions: power forwards. For..." September 20

  • Charles Barkley expects Joel Embiid to be in MVP conversation

    Clutch Points "Hall of Famer Charles Barkley believes Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid can enter the conversation for Most Valuable Player in the upcoming 2019-20 season. The former Sixer has been somewhat harsh on today’s Sixers stars during the regular season and even more so..." September 19

  • 76ers once again overhaul around Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons

    Pro Basketball Talk "Can Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons coexist? While I’ve wondered about that question, the 76ers have charged ahead with the pairing. Embiid and Simmons are the givens. The surrounding players change. In just two seasons, J.J. Redick, Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Markelle Fultz,..." September 19

  • Philadelphia offered JJ Redick a 3-year, $20 million deal before he signed with Pelicans

    Liberty Ballers "Two summers ago the former Sixers’ GM Bryan Colangelo made a monster one-year $23m offer to the veteran floor-spacer out of Duke, JJ Redick. The Virginia native wasn’t the top free agent available, but he was just good and well-respected enough that his acceptance marked a bit of a..." September 18

  • NBA Execs Anticipate Active In-Season Trade Market

    Heavy "fter an extraordinary summer of 2019, which saw a cavalcade of stars—including Kawhi Leonard, Anthony Davis, Paul George, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Kemba Walker, Al Horford and Jimmy Butler—change teams, executives around the league expect..." September 18

  • NBA All-Time Player Rankings: Top 10 Small Forwards

    Bleacher Report "Who's the greatest small forward of all time? That's the question at hand with the top 10s for both point guards and shooting guards in the rearview. As was the case with the 2s, there isn't a ton of suspense surrounding the top spot here...." September 18

  • Ranking NBA's Best Backcourts for 2019-20 Season

    Bleacher Report "Most of the NBA's best backcourt combinations are going to look quite different in 2019-20. With Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, Chris Paul, D'Angelo Russell and Mike Conley all switching teams this offseason, many of the league's best..." September 16

  • Several Reported Free Agent Deals Not Yet Official

    Hoops Rumors "When a free agent agrees to join an NBA team, his tentative deal with the club is generally reported before he officially signs his contract. Often, word of an agreement between a player and team breaks minutes or hours – or perhaps a day or two – before the deal is formally..." September 15

  • Sixers Could Trade For Devin Booker

    Fadeaway World "Despite what some may think, the case could be made that the Philadelphia 76ers took a step back this summer. They lost much-needed shooters and closers in JJ Redick and Jimmy Butler only to replace them with 33-year-old big man Al Horford. Point is, Philly is still far from being..." September 15

  • Jerry Colangelo won't forget U.S. World Cup pullouts

    Clutch Points "Jerry Colangelo, managing director for USA basketball, was not in a jovial mood after Team USA’s second consecutive loss in the FIBA World Cup. The Americans lost again on Thursday, as they fell to Serbia, 94-89. Following another disappointing loss, Colangelo made it clear that..." September 12

  • China loves the NBA, but when will the next Yao Ming arrive?

    ESPN "David Stern looked like a lost American tourist standing outside of the Chinese Central Television offices in Beijing for hours in 1989. Three years before "The Dream Team" made the world fall in love with basketball, the then-NBA commissioner actually helped light the spark that led..." September 12

  • Mike Scott Comments on Eagles Fight, ‘Microphone Guy’ Tries to Apologize

    Heavy "The man responsible for inciting and escalating the Mike Scott incident at an Eagles tailgate gone awry has apologized. Ed, aka “Microphone Guy” who didn’t want to divulge his full name, called it a “life-changing moment.” Microphone Guy called into the..." September 11

  • 10 NBA Stars That Could Be Traded This Season

    Fadeaway World "The NBA is a league of movement, and this has been the case in most recent years. Some of the league’s stars have moved around a lot last season, and this trend will likely continue in 2020. Teams have different needs when they decide to trade their star players and these..." September 10

  • NBA Teams That Never Won It All but Won't Be Forgotten

    Bleacher Report "Some of the greatest teams in NBA history never won a title for a variety of reasons, including because of injuries. As you'll see, we're not even including the 2018-19 Golden State Warriors, who have case for inclusion. There's also this Michael Jordan guy who killed some..." September 10

  • Sixers do not plan to discipline Mike Scott after incident with Eagles fans

    Philly Voice "What began as another one of Mike Scott's attempts to interact with Philadelphia fans on Sunday turned into an incident that marred what was otherwise an uneventful day for the Sixers' backup forward. PhillyVoice conducted discussions with roughly a dozen people, reviewed..." September 10

  • ‘He Should’ve Known Better’: Fans Respond To Viral Video Showing Altercation Between Eagles Tailgaters, Mike Scott

    CBS Philly "The Sixers are responding to a viral video that shows forward Mike Scott in an altercation with Philadelphia Eagles fans before Sunday’s game at Lincoln Financial Field. In a statement, the Sixers said “it’s unfair to use the incident as a representation of the intense..." September 10

  • Sixers' Mike Scott Gets Into Fight With Eagles Fans Before Game vs. Redskins

    SI "Mike Scott may now play for the Philadelphia 76ers, but the 31-year-old forward hasn't forgotten his Virginia roots, defending his Washington Redskins before the team's game against the Eagles on Sunday. Scott was seen tailgating at the Eagles game while donning a..." September 08

  • Nick Nurse intends to ramp up recruitment of NBA players for Team Canada

    Sportsnet "Nick Nurse believes he can play a bigger role in building Canada’s basketball team. Nurse was still soaking up the heady experience of the Toronto Raptors’ historic NBA championship run when he was named head coach of the Canadian team in June, and tasked with securing an..." September 07

  • 12 NBA Salary Guarantees To Watch In October

    Hoops Rumors "The majority of the NBA players who are currently on non-guaranteed contracts won’t have their salaries for 2019/20 become fully guaranteed until January 10. That’s the league-wide salary guarantee date and the default deadline that applies to players who haven’t..." September 06

  • How Many Current NBA Players Are Really Future Hall of Famers?

    Bleacher Report "The NBA is flush with talent—perhaps more so than it has ever been before. This past season alone, there were over a dozen players who performed at what we would have considered MVP-level in the past. You're likely to run out of fingers and toes if..." September 06

  • Report: Major agencies planning to boycott NCAA’s new agent testing

    Clutch Points "Less than a month ago, the NCAA tried to impose their will on player agents, instituting a new mandate that would require agents to have a bachelor’s degree. Although the NCAA later rescinded the change after massive backlash, the community of agency firms and individual agents are..." September 06

  • Rumor: Sixers players mostly liked Jimmy Butler and were open to running it back

    Clutch Points "Players on the Philadelphia 76ers reportedly mostly liked small forward Jimmy Butler and were open to running it back, but Sixers management wanted to go in another direction, according to Dave Early of Liberty Ballers. As part of a sign-and-trade deal with the Miami Heat, the Sixers..." September 05

  • 76ers To Unveil Charles Barkley Statue On Team Legends Walk

    SLAM Online "For eight years from the 1984 NBA Draft to the summer of 1992, Charles Barkley established himself as the next great forwards to suit up for a franchise with a rich history of them. Fast forward 27 years later to Sep. 13, 2019 and the organization is about to recognize his impact in..." September 05

  • Source: Jimmy Butler would have stayed for a max, Sixers uninterested

    Liberty Ballers "Sixers Head Coach Brett Brown described on numerous occasions last season the different “teams” he had. The Sixers core morphed several times over the course of the year. As far as basketball goes, it feels like a lifetime ago that they were gearing up for training camp with players..." September 05

  • NBA Rumors: Tension between Sixers’ coaching staff and Jimmy Butler did exist at times last season

    Clutch Points "There was reportedly tension between the Philadelphia 76ers’ coaching staff and Jimmy Butler last season, and it played a role in the Sixers’ decision to not re-sign the four-time All-Star this summer in free agency, according to Dave Early of Liberty..." September 05

  • Top Landing Spots for BIG3 MVP, Former NBA Star Joe Johnson

    Bleacher Report "Joe Johnson not only won the BIG3's 2019 MVP award, but he had arguably the best individual season in the league's short history. This summer, he set records for points (175), points per game (21.9), assists (31) and assists per game (3.9) in the regular season...." September 05

  • Eight NBA players who could have breakout seasons with their new teams following a busy free agency period

    CBS Sports "Victor Oladipo is the poster boy for a change of scenery leading to suddenly-fulfilled potential. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2013 draft was solid, but not elite in his first four seasons with the Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder. But a trade to Indiana..." September 04

  • NBA weighing investment vehicle to buy minority shares of individual teams

    Clutch Points "At the end of the day, the NBA is still a business. The whole world was reminded of this very fact of late, with news emerging pertaining to the league’s reported interest in investing on a small stake in individual teams. In an article by Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg, this..." September 03

  • Trade Packages to Break Up NBA's Worst Star Pairings

    Bleacher Report "Collecting star players is usually the key to success in the NBA.  But while pure talent typically wins out, some star pairings are destined to fail due to skill overlap, chemistry issues or roster fit. While superstars such as LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Kawhi..." September 03

  • Team USA might really be in trouble at FIBA World Cup

    SB Nation "When Turkey’s Dogus Balbay took an unsportsmanlike foul from Joe Harris in the final nine seconds of overtime of Team USA’s second FIBA World Cup group stage, it looked like it was over. Turkey led the U.S., 92-91, and Balbaby was awarded two free throws and possession of..." September 03

  • Hawks, Warriors, Grizzlies Have Made Most Offseason Trades

    Hoops Rumors "A total of 43 trades have been completed by NBA teams since the 2018/19 season ended, including three deals involving three teams and one that included four teams. No club has been more active on the trade market during that time than the Hawks, who completed eight deals. However,..." September 03

  • 4 NBA Teams Who Should Sign Joe Johnson

    12 Up "Joe Johnson is 38 years old, but is still slicing up defenses like when he was 28. After a championship in the BIG 3, the NBA has certainly taken notice of what he has accomplished. Here are the teams who would best be suited for the veteran off the bench. 4. Phoenix..." September 03

  • Redick, Iguodala and Under-the-Radar NBA Veterans Who Aren't Done Yet

    Bleacher Report "We all know veterans such as LeBron James and Steph Curry are going to put up huge numbers in 2019-20, barring injury. But what about some of the equally seasoned but less heralded players? You know, the guys teams may not have built their offseasons around acquiring but who could be..." September 03

  • BIG3 MVP Joe Johnson to work out for multiple NBA teams including 76ers, Bucks and Nets, per report

    CBS Sports "After sitting out of the NBA last season, Joe Johnson returned to the court in a competitive manner this summer, joining Tri-State Triplets of Ice Cube's 3-on-3 league, BIG3. He flat-out dominated, winning MVP and leading his squad to the title, which he clinched with a game-winning..." September 02

  • How Brett Brown should assemble this year’s Sixers rotation

    Liberty Ballers "There are three constants in life: death, taxes, and the Sixers having a remodeled roster for which it’s nearly impossible to set real expectations. We know this new-look team is going to be very good — legitimate Finals contenders, even. But we know little about how they are going..." September 01

  • James Ennis is looking to be a long-term fit for the Sixers

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "James Ennis is hoping for some stability for what has been a nomadic NBA career. Ennis was dealt to the 76ers from Houston at the trade deadline on Feb. 7. He agreed to terms when free agency opened and will return to the Sixers on a two-year, $4.1 million contract with a player..." August 31

  • Power Ranking USA Men's Basketball Roster Ahead of 2019 FIBA World Cup

    Bleacher Report "Australia ended a 78-game winning streak for the USA Basketball men's senior team in the lead-up to the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup that starts Saturday in China. The hosts won 98-94 in front of 52,079 fans in Melbourne. After all the high-profile..." August 30

  • Highest-Paid NBA Players By Team

    Hoops Rumors "Earlier today, we listed the top 50 highest-paid NBA players for the 2019/20 season. While that list presented a clear picture of the highest earners for the upcoming season, not every NBA team was represented. Neither the Grizzlies nor the Knicks had a..." August 30

  • Decisions On 2020/21 Rookie Scale Team Options

    Hoops Rumors "Under the NBA’s current Collective Bargaining Agreement, the deadline for teams to sign fourth-year players to rookie scale extensions was moved up from October 31 to the last day before the regular season begins, but Halloween remains an important date on the NBA’s..." August 30

  • Who could be the NBA’s Andrew Luck?

    SB Nation "Andrew Luck’s decision to retire from the NFL at age 29 with tens of millions of dollars on the table continues to draw a mix of astonishment and understanding around the American sports landscape. The NBA does not have a serious record of early choice retirements probably because..." August 30

  • Trey Burke is coming to the Sixers with plenty of confidence

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "For somebody who was signed to compete for the 76ers’ backup point-guard role, Trey Burke won’t be lacking confidence in joining his new team. Burke, 26, signed late last month with the Sixers to a one-year, partially guaranteed deal in which he could make up to $1.8..." August 29

  • Carmelo Anthony’s representatives have talked with Philadelphia

    Clutch Points "Carmelo Anthony is still a free agent, but the 10-time All-Star is starting to draw interest from a few organizations around the NBA. One such team is the Sixers, who have spoken with Melo’s representatives, according to a reports from CBS Sports and The Athletic. Anthony has..." August 29

  • NBA Stars Ready for Career Years

    Bleacher Report "A career year is the most brilliant type of NBA breakout. The stars align, the basketball gods grant their blessing, and players put forth a campaign greater than any they'll ever produce. At times, these meteoric rises can seemingly come with no rhyme or..." August 29

  • Spencer Hawes To Work Out For Sixers

    Hoops Rumors "The Sixers will welcome center Spencer Hawes for a workout tomorrow, tweets ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The 31-year-old played 10 NBA seasons, but hasn’t been in the league since 2016/17 when he appeared in a combined 54 games with..." August 29

  • Joe Johnson To Work Out For Sixers; Other Teams Interested

    SLAM Online "A number of NBA teams have shown an interest in NBA free agent Joe Johnson, Marc Spears of The Undefeated reports, including the Philadelphia 76ers who have a scheduled work out with him tomorrow. Johnson has been out of the league since 2017-18 but remained on the hoops radar thanks..." August 28

  • Ranking the NBA's 15 worst contracts

    The Score "The NBA has mostly gotten better at fiscal restraint. Contracts are kept relatively short by design, meaning ascending talents can reach their next payday quicker - and bad money comes off the books a lot faster. Still, today's front offices aren't above handing out truly..." August 28

  • Who's the Greatest In-Game Dunker of All Time?

    Bleacher Report "Forget about the three-point revolution, the post-up plays of old or even the all-eyes-on-them isolation game. Dunking remains king of the NBA. It's right there in the name: d-u-n-k-i-n-g. Nothing better captures the jaw-dropping, physics-defying athleticism of the..." August 27