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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.

Allen Iverson Keeps Nike From Releasing Shoe Honoring Allen Iverson

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 01.21.2015 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar questioned whether th...

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...

Glen Davis Chows Down After Win

Posted 11.28.2013 | Sports

Instead of using the knife that the reporter gave him after the game, Orlando's Glen Davis carved the turkey on the court his own way. The Magic forwa...

Iverson Honor Planned

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.28.2013 | Sports

The Philadelphia 76ers have an answer for those asking what to do on the night of March 1, 2014. Allen Iverson's No. 3 will be formally retired when t...

WATCH: Iguodala's Delivers Incredible Assist

Posted 11.05.2013 | Sports

Despite scoring a team-high 32 points as Golden State handed Philadelphia its first loss of the season on Monday night, one of the best highlights of ...

OOPS: Pelicans Guard Says Wrong Team

Posted 10.31.2013 | Sports

Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday said a few words to the New Orleans fans before the team's first home game of the season. Unfortunately, he ended up...

76ers Stun Heat

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 10.31.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Carter-Williams had Allen Iverson cheering from his suite and left LeBron James impressed. Not a bad st...

It's Official

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Say goodbye, A.I. Allen Iverson officially retired from the NBA on Wednesday, ending a 15-year career during wh...

WATCH: Rubio Goes Between Rookie's Legs

Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

Minnesota's Ricky Rubio welcomed 76ers rookie Michael Carter-Williams to the NBA by delivering a slick assist through his legs in a preseason game on ...

Iverson To Officially Retire From The NBA?

Posted 10.17.2013 | Sports

Rumors about his retirement have been swirling for months, and the time may be close at hand for Allen Iverson to officially hang up his NBA jersey. ...

Devils Find New Owner

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 08.15.2013 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. -- The new owners of the New Jersey Devils are keeping long-time executive Lou Lamoriello in charge of hockey operations, bringing in a n...

Report: 76ers Hire New Coach

AP | By DAN GELSTON | Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Four months later, the Philadelphia 76ers have a new coach. A person familiar with the decision told The Associat...

Sixers CEO Apologizes For Bynum Debacle

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports

Philadelphia 76ers CEO Scott O'Neil was candid and straightforward in a recent radio interview when addressing fans' outrage over 2012's Andrew Bynum ...

The Reason Nerlens Noel Will Wear No. 5

Posted 07.12.2013 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports What's in a number? Plenty, if you're Nerlens Noel. According to Noel's family, Nerlens is not going to continue w...

The Incovenient Truth About Andre Iguodala

Jake Fischer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Sports
Jake Fischer

An NBA team can't win with Iguodala, a third-option on offense, making more than $10-12 million tops. It's simply not possible. The numbers just don't add up.

Sixers Make Moves During Draft Night

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 06.28.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are taking another gamble on a big man with bad knees. With the Andrew Bynum debacle seemi...

Who Wants Noel?

AP | By BRETT MARTEL | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A disappointing draft day for Kentucky center Nerlens Noel gave the New Orleans Pelicans a chance to acquire an All-Star point ...

Sixers Head Into Draft With New GM

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On the day the Philadelphia 76ers introduced their new general manager, owner Josh Harris ended his remarks with an encouraging ...