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Liberty Ballers 10 hours ago
How Brett Brown Should Use Jimmy Butler

How Brett Brown Should Use Jimmy Butler

Butler brings with him a skillset the Sixers have not had — this piece will detail how should they use him to broaden their offensive attack. Quick Fun Facts: Evan Turner has played more minutes in his career than Jimmy Butler Going back to 2011, Al Horford has averaged more minutes per game than Jimmy Butler Despite played only the 53rd most minutes over that span, he’s 17th in Win Shares His next contract will end with him being younger than current LeBron, CP3, or Millsap So let’s pump the breaks on the “but Thibs played him sooo much...” stuff. Much has been said about...
Birds' Eye View | Philadelphia Inquirer 9 hours ago

For the Sixers, it's a new day with Jimmy Butler, and a new challenge for Brett Brown | Mike Sielski

Brown withstood the hard early years of The Process. Now, he has to blend the NBA's most tempestuous player into the Sixers' culture.
Liberty Ballers 4 hours ago

Sixers Lose in Jimmy Butler’s Debut

The Magic went on a 21-0 run in the fourth. The Sixers lost 111-106. There was something new in Philadelphia on Wednesday night but there was also plenty of old things as well, including a 21-0 run by Magic in the fourth quarter that turned a sure win for the Sixers into something else: a frustrating...
Birds' Eye View | Philadelphia Inquirer 3 hours ago

Sixers fall to the Magic to spoil Jimmy Butler's debut

Jimmy Butler's Sixers debut didn't end as expected. The Sixers go on to lose in the final minutes to the Orlando Magic 111-106.
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago

Sixers coach Brett Brown confirms new starting lineup with Jimmy Butler in town

Now that Jimmy Butler is officially a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, questions remained about the new starting lineup. More specifically, who will it include? Head coach Brett Brown touched on this topic during Wednesday morning’s practice session. According...
5 hours ago
Video: NESN Celtics Podcast: Raptors Real Power In The East, Blake Murphy Interview

Watch: NESN Celtics Podcast: Raptors Real Power In The East, Blake Murphy Interview

In Wednesday's NESN Celtics Podcast, Dakota Randall and Josh Schrock discuss the C's stumbling start to the 2018-19 NBA season while Courtney Cox interviews Raptors beat writer Blake Murphy of The Athletic. Follow all NESN podcasts athttps://itunes.apple.

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Press of Atlantic City 4 hours ago
Magic rally for 111-106 win over 76ers

Magic rally for 111-106 win over 76ers

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Amway Center crowd seemed to take significant enjoyment in a pair of turnovers by former Orlando Magic player JJ Redick in the final 30 seconds Wednesday night.
Liberty Ballers 8 hours ago
Fraternizing with the enemy part II: A brief rundown on Wilson Chandler

Fraternizing with the enemy part II: A brief rundown on Wilson Chandler

A belated follow-up for this series as Wilson Chandler enters the starting lineup tonight From Part I: The Philadelphia 76ers had a relatively underwhelming offseason by some standards. Not one member of the elite small forward triumvirate of LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are preparing to play ball for the Sixers this season. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t a host of new faces in Philadelphia. While rookies Zhaire Smith, Landry Shamet, Shake Milton and Jonah Bolden all hold more intrigue, veterans Mike Muscala and Wilson Chandler project to be key parts of the bench mob...

When the Sixers' Joel Embiid doesn't score 35 points, he says, 'I feel like it's a bad game'

Joel Embiid has scored at least 30 points in nine of the team's 15 games.
The Sixer Sense 17 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons will have to adjust to Jimmy Butler

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons may end up being the player that has to adjust his game the most due to the arrival of Jimmy Butler. The Philadelphia 76ers find themselves in a good place after they made the trade to acquire All-Star Jimmy Butler from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Butler automatically gives the Sixers […] Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons will have to adjust to Jimmy Butler - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Sixer Sense 19 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers roundtable: Thoughts on the Jimmy Butler trade

The Philadelphia 76ers have added a third star in Jimmy Butler. Was it the right move? Elton Brand‘s first trade as Philadelphia 76ers GM was a big one, shipping away Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless and a 2022 second-round pick in exchange for Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton. With two elite-level players in Joel […] Philadelphia 76ers roundtable: Thoughts on the Jimmy Butler trade - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Jimmy Butler not worried about on-court fit with Sixers' ball-dominant young stars

The newly acquired star conceded that he had the ball a lot in Minnesota, but said that was by design, and that he welcomes the Sixers' offensive system focused on passing.

Elton Brand on Markelle Fultz: 'I've never seen him shoot a free throw like that.'

The new Sixers GM praised Fultz for coming back from the ugly free throw attempt and making a jump shot in the game, and noted that he's seen the point guard struggle with his shooting in practice in a similar manner.

Jimmy Butler is from a different world. Maybe it's a place the Sixers need to be. | David Murphy

The people who have known Jimmy Butler the longest think he is exactly the sort of competitor who can transform the Sixers. For better, not worse.
The Sixer Sense Nov 13, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers: Notes from the Jimmy Butler press conference

Jimmy Butler is officially a member of the Philadelphia 76ers. The Philadelphia 76ers held a press conference Tuesday morning to introduce Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton.  Both players will soon travel to Orlando to join the team for Wednesday’s game against the Magic. Elton Brand and Joshua Harris joined the players during the conference, with Butler […] Philadelphia 76ers: Notes from the Jimmy Butler press conference - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Will Jimmy Butler be happy this time? The Sixers are betting everything on it. | Bob Ford

Except for the two NBA organizations for which he has played, Jimmy Butler has never created a problem with his teammates.
The Sixer Sense Nov 13, 2018

With Jimmy Butler, Elton Brand has Philadelphia 76ers on the move

Although on the job less than two months, Elton Brand has shown as general manager he is not afraid to make major moves for the Philadelphia 76ers. When Elton Brand was named the general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers on Sept. 20, no one outside of the inner circle was quite sure how he really  […] With Jimmy Butler, Elton Brand has Philadelphia 76ers on the move - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Press of Atlantic City Nov 13, 2018
Jimmy Butler and the Sixers hope to live happily ever after

Jimmy Butler and the Sixers hope to live happily ever after

CAMDEN – Jimmy Butler says he’s just a minivan-driving, country-music loving, humble guy, who likes to work hard and win.

Jimmy Butler wants to help the Sixers compete for an NBA title

The 29-year-old was introduced to the media during a press conference on Tuesday in Camden.

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  • 5 Joel Embiid

    Joel Embiid

    Video: Sixers’ Joel Embiid gets rejected by Magic’s Jonathan Isaac

  • 5 JJ Redick

    JJ Redick

    Markelle Fultz downplays mysterious tweet, says he's OK with not being in starting lineup

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    Justin Patton

    Eagles’ Alshon Jeffrey speaks on Sixers trading for Jimmy Butler

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