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Doc Rivers’ troubling George Hill injury update after Sixers’ key trade deadline deal

The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, and the Philadelphia 76ers made a move to upgrade the point guard position. However, after the Sixers acquired George Hill via trade, the 13-year veteran is apparently still not close to returning from the thumb surgery that has sidelined him since late January. Sixers head coach Doc […] The post Doc Rivers’ troubling George Hill injury update after Sixers’ key trade deadline deal appeared first on ClutchPoints.

The Sixer Sense

Sixers: George Hill’s prolonged recovery is bad for chemistry

After it became evident to the Philadelphia 76ers’ front office that trading for Kyle Lowry for the right price wasn’t in the cards, then the team shifted gears and acquired George Hill from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a three-team trade. However, there haven’t been any returns from that deal yet. Hill was recovering from […] Sixers: George Hill’s prolonged recovery is bad for chemistry - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Liberty Ballers

George Hill is progressing, but Sixers have no timetable for his return yet

Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Before the Philadelphia 76ers rolled past the Boston Celtics 106-96 on Tuesday, led by 35 points from Joel Embiid, head coach Doc Rivers provided an update on the Sixers’ trade deadline acquisition, George Hill. Hill has been out since late January and underwent surgery on his right thumb on February 2. When speaking to media before Tuesday’s game, Rivers explained that there’s currently no timetable for Hill’s first appearance. Given the nature of the injury and how easily pain or aggravation can be caused when returning to play...

The Sixer Sense

Philadelphia 76ers are missing out on the buyout market

The Philadelphia 76ers only made one move at the NBA trade deadline. They also signed Paul Reed to a regular NBA contract. Yet, outside of the move that brought in George Hill and Ignas Brazdeikis, the Sixers haven’t made any moves to strengthen their bench. I’ve already written about whether or not the 76ers front […] Philadelphia 76ers are missing out on the buyout market - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Hoops Habit

New York Knicks: 3 takeaways from the NBA trade deadline

  The New York Knicks were surprisingly quiet during the chaotic NBA trade deadline. New York was linked to several high-profile players but decided against making any roster-altering moves. Instead, the Knicks shipped out rotation castoffs Austin Rivers and Ignas Brazdeikis in the George Hill trade with the Philadelphia 76ers. New York got back Philadelphia’s 2021 […] New York Knicks: 3 takeaways from the NBA trade deadline - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

The Sixer Sense

Philadelphia 76ers: Does Ignas Brazdeikis have a future?

There’s no denying that George Hill was the big name acquired at the NBA trade deadline by the Philadelphia 76ers, however, he wasn’t the only player acquired by the club that day. Ignas Brazdeikis also arrived to Philadelphia in the three team trade from the New York Knicks. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, […] Philadelphia 76ers: Does Ignas Brazdeikis have a future? - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Liberty Ballers

Out of Site: Episode 34 with Tom West | Out Now

Photo by Sarah Stier/ Tom West is back on the Out of Site Podcast! We love it when he adds that touch of class. That aura of brilliance. The Philadelphia 76ers acquired George Hill at the trade deadline last week in exchange for future NBA MVP Tony Bradley. Tom and host Adio Royster chat about what this move means for the Sixers (both this year and beyond). They discuss how Hill could be used in certain situations both with and without the three other Sixers All-Stars, and as always, Tom gives everyone an update on how coronavirus is being handled across the pond. Read...

Liberty Ballers

Post trade deadline thoughts on George Hill, Kyle Lowry and more

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports I just spent a day reading over 2000 comments on LB, plus dozens of articles and hundreds of tweets from so-called professionals, all talking about the trade deadline. And I have thoughts to share. 1. George Hill is the new Robert Covington Of course they are very different players; for starters, Hill is very good at dribbling and passing while these are not among Cov’s strengths. Maybe Danny Green is the new Robert Covington, and Hill is the new Danny Green? What all these players have in common is being ridiculously underrated....

Thunderous Intentions

OKC Thunder shut down Al Horford for season, waive Austin Rivers

With the trade deadline in the books, the OKC Thunder completed one trade sending George Hill to the Philadelphia 76ers. Three teams participated in the deal with the 76ers sending big man Tony Bradley to OKC. The Knicks sent Austin Rivers to the Thunder. While Bradley will join the Thunder, Rivers will be bought out […] OKC Thunder shut down Al Horford for season, waive Austin Rivers - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Thunder waive Austin Rivers

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via The Oklahoma City Thunder and Austin Rivers have officially parted ways. The Oklahoma City Thunder have waived guard Austin Rivers, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 28, 2021 Rivers was acquired in the three-team trade that sent George Hill to the Philadelphia 76ers. Rivers’ 2021 salary was $3.5 million with two non-guaranteed years in 2022 and 2023 that added up to $6.5 million. The Athletic’s Shams Charania is also reporting that Rivers and the Milwaukee Bucks have strong mutual...

The Sixer Sense

Sixers: George Hill is key to postseason success

The Sixers acquired George Hill at the trade deadline, bolstering the second unit with a battle-tested veteran. While the absence of a blockbuster trade was disappointing, it is clear the Sixers were out-priced when it came to bigger names. Hill will do plenty to help this team. At 32-13, Philadelphia has a 1.5-game lead over […] Sixers: George Hill is key to postseason success - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Philadelphia 76ers: George Hill will unlock Shake Milton and Tyrese Maxey

The NBA trade deadline brought one very important thing to the Philadelphia 76ers. That is a veteran point guard to the roster in George Hill. While what Hill brings to the court is important, it’s what he brings off to it which will make the bigger difference in the long haul. For the first time […] Philadelphia 76ers: George Hill will unlock Shake Milton and Tyrese Maxey - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Liberty Ballers

Sixers aim to continue perfect road trip against Clippers

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ The Philadelphia 76ers weren’t at full strength in their latest game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Joel Embiid remains out with a bone bruise, Tony Bradley had just been dealt in the three-team trade for George Hill, Ben Simmons struggled as a scorer with 1-of-7 shooting and 7 turnovers, Dwight Howard was ejected early, and the Sixers slipped in the fourth quarter to let the Lakers draw closer. Even still, with 28 points from Danny Green to lead the way, they managed to win, 109-101, taking them to 3-0 on their current road trip. The...

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NBA Trade Deadline Recap: Thunder trade George Hill

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, so let’s recap all the moves the Oklahoma City Thunder made Thursday. George Hill to Philly The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to trade George Hill to the Philadelphia 76ers in a three-team trade that also involves the New York Knicks. The Oklahoma City Thunder are finalizing trading George Hill to the Philadelphia 76ers, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 25, 2021 The full trade is as follows: Thunder get: Tony Bradley, Austin Rivers,...

Thunderous Intentions

OKC Thunder: Last-second George Hill trade that must be considered

The trade deadline has officially arrived OKC Thunder fans, and today’s the day we find out what other moves Sam Presti has up his sleeve. Thus far into trade season, Oklahoma City’s front office has already gone about making two deals, one of which sent Hamidou Diallo to the Detroit Pistons in a relatively shocking […] OKC Thunder: Last-second George Hill trade that must be considered - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Grading Sixers-Thunder-Knicks deal starring George Hill

The Sixers, Thunder, and Knicks agreed to a three-way trade this afternoon. The terms are as follows: Oklahoma City Thunder Receive: Tony Bradley, Austin Rivers, a 2025 Second Round Pick (via Sixers), and a 2026 Second Round Pick (via Sixers) Philadelphia 76ers Receive: George Hill and Ignas Brazdeikis New York Knicks Receive: Terrance Ferguson The […] The post Grading Sixers-Thunder-Knicks deal starring George Hill appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Podcast: Recapping the Trade Deadline

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports “It’s time to build around Tony Bradley.” The Pod is back. Your charming hosts Ben Mertens, J.D Tailor and Clemente Almanza break down all things trade deadline. First, the guys talk about the George Hill trade: did Oklahoma City get enough back? Will Sam Presti and the Thunder take Joel Embiid’s advice and build around Tony Bradley? That’s it!!! I’ve seen enough. Build around Tony Bradley @sixers— Joel “Troel” Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) March 12, 2021 Next, the trio discusses the players who didn’t get traded....

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Knicks acquire Terrance Ferguson, Vincent Poirier & a pick

Photo by Cooper Neill/ We have a trade to announce... First of many perhaps? The Knicks have officially cut ties with Austin Rivers after he got caught in the swell and floated from the rotation despite two fantastic games against Utah. Rivers came very close to reuniting with his pops but will be moving out to Oklahoma City where his contract threatens to keep him in limbo and purgatory all at once. The full Sixers-Thunder-Knicks deal, per league source:Philly gets: George Hill, Iggy BrazdeikisOKC gets: Tony Bradley, Philly's 2nd round picks in 2025 and 2026, and...

NESN.com

NBA Rumors: Knicks To Waive Former Celtics Center Vincent Poirier

The New York Knicks received Vinvent Poirier from the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday as part of a three-way deal that also included the Oklahoma City Thunder that was centered around getting George Hill to the 76ers. But they’re not expected to keep the former Boston Celtics center, apparently. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, amid his multiple trade […] The post NBA Rumors: Knicks To Waive Former Celtics Center Vincent Poirier appeared first on NESN.com.

Thunderous Intentions

OKC Thunder: B/R proposes fantastic trade that sends George Hill to Suns

With just over 24 hours to go till the NBA trade deadline arrives, OKC Thunder fans are waiting patiently to see what General Manager Sam Presti’s plans are, specifically in regard to his high-profile veteran commodities. In the early stages of a full-fledged rebuild, Oklahoma City simply has little use for guys like Al Horford […] OKC Thunder: B/R proposes fantastic trade that sends George Hill to Suns - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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OKC Thunder: 2 George Hill trades to Clippers that must be considered

With just about 24 hours to go till the end of the NBA’s trade season, the OKC Thunder are certainly a team to keep a close eye on. Just a bit under two weeks ago, Sam Presti and co. struck their first deal that sent Hamidou Diallo to the Detroit Pistons in quite a surprising […] OKC Thunder: 2 George Hill trades to Clippers that must be considered - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Thunder’s asking price for George Hill with Lakers, Clippers, Sixers calling

As the trade deadline draws closer, teams that want to be buyers naturally become a bit antsier when the trigger has yet to be pulled on any moves. As a result of this, more and more names start popping up as teams do their due diligence to check in with other teams. One name that […] The post Thunder’s asking price for George Hill with Lakers, Clippers, Sixers calling appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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OKC Thunder: Clippers tabbed as ‘top landing spot’ for George Hill

With roughly 48 hours to go till the March 25th trade deadline arrives, the NBA media world will be in a complete frenzy as they try to cover moves being made and predict future transactions. During this time period, the OKC Thunder are certainly a team to be monitored closely. After making their first move […] OKC Thunder: Clippers tabbed as ‘top landing spot’ for George Hill - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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OKC Thunder: N.A.N proposes fantastic George Hill trade to Boston

As we approach the NBA Trade Deadline, the expectation is that the rumor mill will start to spin even faster, with the OKC Thunder being a franchise linked often to many different players and teams attached to the block. Of late, perhaps the team found most frequently intertwined with Oklahoma City heading towards March 25th […] OKC Thunder: N.A.N proposes fantastic George Hill trade to Boston - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More