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76ers Apologize For Not Letting Anthem Singer Wear 'We Matter' Shirt

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 10.28.2016 | Sports

The Philadelphia 76ers apologized Friday for not allowing singer-songwriter Sevyn Streeter to perform the national anthem at the team’s opening seas...

Russell Westbrook’s Reaction To Angry Fan Flipping Him Off Is Absolutely Perfect

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.28.2016 | Sports

Um, who let this guy in? That seems to be the very calm, cool reaction of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook, after an angry Philadelphia...

Dikembe Mutombo Swears There's No NBA Draft Lottery Conspiracy

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 05.18.2016 | Sports

Former Philadelphia 76ers player and Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo must take NBA fans for suckers. Or, just a loony bunch of keyboard warrior NBA cons...

The Very Best Twitter Jokes About That Very Long Sam Hinkie Letter

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 04.07.2016 | Sports

After three seasons, the Philadelphia 76ers’ “Process” has come to an end. Team general manager Sam Hinkie tendered his resignation on Wednesday...

A Brief History of The 2016 Presidential Candidates Playing Sports

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

The 2016 presidential election has become a circus. Between the schoolyard spitting contest that is the GOP primary and the surprisingly contentious b...

Even 'The Simpsons' Is Making Fun Of The God-Awful 76ers

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 01.18.2016 | Sports

At 5-37, Philadelphia 76ers are an absolute mess of a franchise and a punchline inside and outside of NBA circles. They are, in short, a complete joke...

LeBron Got Hit In The Face With A Ball And The Internet Lost Its Mind

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.11.2016 | Sports

Sometimes, even the King looks like a jester. At least that was the case on Sunday night, when a rogue pass came pretty damn close to taking off King ...

The NBA Has Had Enough Of The 76ers’ Bulls**t

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 12.08.2015 | Sports

After starting the season 1-20, the team's third-most horrible start in as many seasons, the Philadelphia 76ers announced on Monday that the team had ...

The Latest Video Of Jahlil Okafor’s Fight Looks Pretty Bad

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.02.2015 | Sports

New footage has emerged of Jahlil Okafor’s fracas outside a nightclub last week, appearing to show the standout rookie knocking a heckler unconsciou...

Lakers-Sixers Game Is Going To Be The Worst Game Of The Season

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 12.01.2015 | Sports

If you're a fan of high-quality basketball, you'll want to steer clear of one game on Tuesday night: the Philadelphia 76ers vs. the Los Angeles Lakers...

Video Appears To Show 76er Jahlil Okafor In Street Fight

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.26.2015 | Sports

Philadelphia 76er Jahlil Okafor was apparently not in good spirits after losing Wednesday night's game to the Boston Celtics. In video shared by TMZ, ...

The Greatest Moments From The 76ers' 28-Game Losing Streak

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 11.30.2015 | Sports

The Philadelphia 76ers are "trusting the process," and wow, does it look awful or what? The team has started the season 0-18. And if you tack on the 1...

Former NBA Player Darryl Dawkins Dead At 58

AP | Justin Block | Posted 12.29.2016 | Sports

Darryl Dawkins was once summoned in the Philadelphia 76ers' locker room to come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking with bac...

Jordan Schultz

Nerlens Noel: I Think Joel Embiid And I Could Be A Nightmare | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports

Nerlens Noel missed his entire rookie year after suffering a torn ACL during his lone collegiate season. The 21-year-old former Kentucky star was sele...

The Jahlil Okafor Jersey Drop Looks A Lot Different In Full View

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.29.2015 | Sports

As always, if a story seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Enough of the Tanking. Philadelphia 76ers Need to Aggressively Pursue Free Agents

Larry Atkins | Posted 06.17.2016 | Sports
Larry Atkins

It seems like a millennium ago when the Sixers won their last NBA championship. I was lucky enough to have been there in 1983.

Maxwell Strachan

Allen Iverson Has Some Thoughtful, Convincing Advice For Journalists | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.20.2015 | Sports

“Sit back and think, like, ‘Man, what if this was my child?’”

The Genius Of The Philadelphia 76ers' Losing Record

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.20.2015 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Challenging the all-time NBA record for losses in a single season isn't the kind of history that teams generally strive to make. However, reaching for the bottom also eliminates the risk of stagnating in basketball purgatory, i.e., reaching the playoffs as a low seed only to be bounced in the first round. The 0-11 Philadelphia 76ers have played so ineptly as a team that we are left to wonder whether if the team isn't tanking on purpose.

Meet The NBA's Twitter Rookie Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports

Joel Embiid is a character and he needs far fewer than 140 characters to show it. The No. 3 overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft, Embiid won't ...

Sports Fans! Comcast Is Coming to Take Away Your Games!

David Goodfriend | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports
David Goodfriend

Sports programming is different than any other kind of programming because it is publicly subsidized, by far the most highly rated, and therefore critical to robust competition in the video market.

Kobe Pays Tribute To Iverson With Moving Instagram Post

Posted 03.02.2014 | Sports

Kobe Bryant paid tribute to Allen Iverson on Friday in a moving Instagram post, the same night that the Philadelphia 76ers retired the 11-time All-Sta...

Sixers Guard Missed 2 Dunks In 1 Minute

Posted 02.25.2014 | Sports

76ers guard Tony Wroten somehow managed to miss two dunks in less than a minute on Monday night in a blowout loss to the Bucks....

NBA Team Signs Teen With Down Syndrome

Posted 02.18.2014 | Good News

Well, this may be a first for the NBA. On Monday, the Philadelphia 76ers signed 18-year-old Kevin Grow to a special two-day contract, inviting the ...

Josh Smith Stuffs MCW During Historic Night

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

76ers rookie Michael Carter-Williams might reconsider trying to dunk over Josh Smith the next time he takes on the Pistons. Late in the third quar...

THIS Is How You Get Paul McCartney Cheering At An NBA Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.17.2013 | Sports

Joe Johnson nearly had his best game of the season on Monday night ... entirely in the third quarter. The Brooklyn Nets' swingman caught fire after th...