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Liberty Ballers Oct 15, 2018
The Sixers Should Smash Modest Expectations

The Sixers Should Smash Modest Expectations

The Sixers are really good, and that should be the expectation. The theme of 76ers media coverage going into the 2018-19 season is Expectations. The Sixers have set lofty ones for themselves, both based on an unexpected 52-win barrage of a season last year and the proclamation of star-hunting that ended with no stars and the free agency equivalent of the Price is Right losing horn. That said: there seems to be an air of, I don’t want to call it pessimism, because I think people are still plenty high on the team’s future, but let’s call it brake-pumping that fans have done related to...
Liberty Ballers Oct 14, 2018
Sixers finalize roster heading into regular season

Sixers finalize roster heading into regular season

Team now back down to zero Okafors. We are a mere two days away from the start of the NBA regular season and the Sixers have finalized the 17 men they’ll bring with them on the start of their 2018-19 journey. The 2018-19 roster is set. https://t.co/wEEBME3uFG | #HereTheyCome pic.twitter.com/FOiwTvoE5L— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) October 13, 2018 There were no surprises among the final list. Emeka Okafor, and the recently-signed Cory Jefferson and Darin Johnson were released to drop the total from 20 to 17. Jefferson and Johnson may end up in Delaware as affiliate cuts. We’ll...
www.bostonherald.com Oct 15, 2018
Joel Embiid, the Sixers’ biggest star, is healthy and ready to ratchet up his game

Joel Embiid, the Sixers’ biggest star, is healthy and ready to ratchet up his game

Make no mistake: The 76ers are Joel Embiid’s team.That’s why he has a five-year, $146.5 million contract extension despite having yet to play a full season.Like Embiid, 6-foot-10 point guard Ben Simmons is a generational player. But there’s no denying that Embiid is the alpha dog of the Sixers.As a result, every opposing team’s scouting report begins with trying to find a way to contain the 7-foot-2, rock-solid post player. That task is expected to be tougher. Embiid, an NBA All-Star Game starter last season, is the best that he’s ever been. It has a lot to do with not having any...
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Sixers turned down Suns’ offer of second round pick for T.J. McConnell

Sixers turned down Suns’ offer of second round pick for T.J. McConnell

The Phoenix Suns have been active in attempting to trade for an established point guard and tried to acquire Philadelphia 76ers reserve, T.J. McConnell. The Suns offered the Sixers a second-round pick for McConnell, and Philly declined, according to Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer. The Suns traded Brandon Knight to the Houston Rockets in a deal […] The post Sixers turned down Suns’ offer of second round pick for T.J. McConnell appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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