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Liberty Ballers 10 hours ago
A Sixers fan who reportedly harassed Carmelo Anthony has been ‘banned indefinitely’ from future games

A Sixers fan who reportedly harassed Carmelo Anthony has been ‘banned indefinitely’ from future games

Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/ During the Sixers 105-87 victory on Thursday night over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers, there was an incident involving a fan who was was eventually ejected from Wells Fargo Center. And now it sounds like he won’t be allowed back anytime soon. Midway through the fourth quarter, Carmelo Anthony appeared to walk towards the scorer’s table but he wasn’t going to pay his respects to Kate Scott or Ian Eagle. It turns out he was confronting a fan who’d been harassing him. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported Friday evening: “A 76ers...
Liberty Ballers 16 hours ago
Reports of Simmons staying put, Harden’s future, more from Sixers Daily pod

Reports of Simmons staying put, Harden’s future, more from Sixers Daily pod

Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/ Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer was a guest on the Sixers Daily pod where he dished on the latest involving Ben Simmons, James Harden and more. On Thursday, Liberty Ballers’ pod host and producer Jas Kang dropped a really exciting episode of his Sixers Daily pod, an NBA Trade Deadline preview with former Liberty Baller, now an author and NBA Insider with Bleacher Report, Jake Fischer. Fischer has been on fire recently with loads of intel for us diehards. You can listen to the full pod here, or watch on Youtube. It was a very difficult pod...
Liberty Ballers 17 hours ago
Reports: Kings ‘have ended pursuit’ of Ben Simmons trade with Sixers

Reports: Kings ‘have ended pursuit’ of Ben Simmons trade with Sixers

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Daryl Morey and Co. will seemingly have to look elsewhere to move the All-Star guard. For months, the Sacramento Kings have been a leading suitor for Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons. That is, until Friday afternoon. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Kings “have ended their pursuit of a deal with the 76ers and turned elsewhere in trade talks, sources told ESPN on Friday. ESPN Sources: The Sacramento Kings – one of the most aggressive teams in the market and once an eager suitor for Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons –...
Liberty Ballers 19 hours ago
Podcast: Recapping the Sixers’ undefeated week

Podcast: Recapping the Sixers’ undefeated week

Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/ Bryan Toporek joins Sean to look back at Philly’s 3-0 week. Plus, they discuss the MVP race between Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokić. Following a 3-0 week for the Sixers, Sean is joined by Bryan Toporek to zoom out and discuss the trade market landscape with the deadline two weeks away. How much fire is there to the James Harden smoke, and what financial levers would have to be pulled to get him to Philadelphia this summer? If Daryl Morey doesn’t break fans’ hearts by keeping Ben Simmons beyond the trade deadline, which of the rumored...
Liberty Ballers 20 hours ago
How the Sixers are unlocking Matisse Thybulle offensively

How the Sixers are unlocking Matisse Thybulle offensively

Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports Thybulle’s been utilized offensively in an entirely new way this season. Matisse Thybulle has developed into one of the best perimeter defenders in the entire NBA. It isn’t too common that you see players being named to an All-Defensive team in their second year — something that Thybulle accomplished last season. Unfortunately, Thybulle’s offense (or lack there of) has kept him from logging major minutes on a reliable basis for his first two years. This season we’ve seen a lot more of Thybulle, who is logging a career-high in...