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Sixers Win Orlando Summer League Championship: Recap/Analysis

With only 8 players available due to a variety of reasons, the Philadelphia 76ers (4-1) found a way to defeat the Memphis Grizzlies (3-2) 91-75 in the Orlando Summer League Championship. Casper Ware, who found himself signing several 10-day contracts last year just to stay in the NBA, may have solidified his spot on the roster. […]

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2014 NBA Summer League: Sixers-Rockets Recap

Three games into the Orlando Summer League, the Philadelphia 76ers (2-1) are looking great. Their third game versus the Houston Rockets (0-3) was a complete blowout, as they won 92-71. This game featured the return of big man Nerlens Noel, who scored 19 points in his first game. Similar to their last game against OKC, the Sixers simply […]

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2014 NBA Summer League: Sixers-Thunder Recap

In their second Orlando Summer League game, the Philadelphia 76ers (1-1) defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 84-73 (0-2). The Sixers ended the first quarter with a 25-17 lead; Talib Zanna led the way with 6 points (all of which came from the free throw line). The Sixers maintained a solid lead throughout the first half as the […]

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Eagles OT Lane Johnson Suspended 4 Games

2nd year offensive tackle, Lane Johnson, will likely serve a four game suspension due to PED use: League sources tell me Eagles starting RT Lane Johnson has tested positive for PEDs and will miss first 4 games. — Paul Domowitch (@pdomo) June 30, 2014 Looking to improve from last year’s 10-6 record, the Philadelphia Eagles […]

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2014 NBA Draft: Sixers Two-Round Mock Draft 4.0

With just less than a week to go until the 2014 NBA Draft, we have recently received news that could be detrimental to the Philadelphia Sixers. Joel Embiid, the seven-footer from Kansas, has suffered a stress fracture that will require foot surgery. This injury could significantly change the future of the Cavaliers, Bucks, and Sixers. […]

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76ers Analysis: Evan Turner Becoming A Valuable Asset

Throughout the first 44 games of the season, Philadelphia 76ers SG/SF Evan Turner has had a career season thus far. Although he has not been very efficient lately, he is currently averaging 18.5 ppg and 6.1 rpg. The main factor that comes into play when it comes to lack of efficiency and increased points is […]

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Michael Carter-Williams Turns in Historic Debut for 76ers

As one star career ends, another one begins. To start of season where many thought the Philadelphia 76ers (0-1) would attempt to intentionally lose to get a high draft pick, the Sixers certainly shocked the world. On the night where Allen Iverson made his official retirement, the Sixers defeated the defending champs, the Miami Heat […]

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Philadelphia Eagles Injury Report: Week 5 vs Giants

The last three weeks for the Philadelphia Eagles (1-3) have certainly been a struggle. Coming off of a 32 point loss to the Denver Broncos (4-0), they are looking to turn it around against the Giants. Although its been established that the Eagles are not doing very well this season, the New York Giants are […]

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Philadelphia Eagles: Week 2 Injury Report

After bringing home the win in a great showing both offensively and defensively (for a half), the Philadelphia Eagles (1-0) look to take on the San Diego Chargers (0-1). Last week, the absence of Jeremy Maclin and others did not seem to make much of a difference. Lets take a look at the injuries for […]

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Philadelphia Eagles Week 1 Injury Report

Last year was definitely an injury plagued year for the Philadelphia Eagles, but this year they look to turn things around. To kick off the season they play against their division rival, the Washington Redskins. Many Eagles’ fans are hoping this can be similar to the last Monday Night game against Washington where Michael Vick […]

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Sixers Acquire Guard Tony Wroten from Memphis

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Philadelphia Sixers trade a future 2nd round pick for Memphis guard Tony Wroten. Memphis has traded guard Tony Wroten to the 76ers for a future second round pick, league source tells Y! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) August 22, 2013 In his rookie season, Wroten averaged 2.6 […]

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What 76ers Head Coach Brett Brown Brings to the Table

For those of you who are not familiar with new Head Coach Brett Brown, I will help you as we take a look at his career resumé and how he will help the Philadelphia 76ers in the future: Brett Brown  In 1994 he was named Coach of the Year as he won the championship in […]

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