Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:11:23 GMT2017-02-22T06:11:23Z
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:11:23 GMT2017-02-22T06:11:23ZOF ALL THE wonderful possibilities Sam Hinkie could have imagined or anticipated when he took over running the Philadelphia 76ers in 2013, this is one that was likely not on that radar:
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:54:04 GMT2017-02-22T03:54:04ZWith the Los Angeles Lakers mired in the worst years in franchise history, owner Jeanie Buss has turned to Magic Johnson to lead them back to championship contention.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:48:24 GMT2017-02-22T03:48:24ZWHOEVER WROTE the laws said the echoes never stop. Time is an infinite pond, the present a patch still rippling with the energy of earlier times. All of us are ripples, tiny pieces of string, the vibrating remnants of history's disruptions, reactions in a chain we trace back through stories and pictures and newspaper pages. Some of them whisper with the force of a butterfly's wings. Others resound.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:50:05 GMT2017-02-22T00:50:05ZThere's a dramatic photo of Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell during a 1967 game at Boston Garden that perfectly captures their historic competition.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:37:56 GMT2017-02-21T21:37:56ZAfter an interview on the day before the 76ers belatedly retired his number in 1991, Wilt Chamberlain handed me a copy of his new book, "A View from Above."
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:33:35 GMT2017-02-21T12:33:35ZDURING THE NBA playoffs in 1967, there was a scalper who stood outside of Convention Hall. He would approach you and quietly ask whether you wanted to get inside; 10 bucks a head, twice the regular ticket price. He would tell you to follow him down the da
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:11:17 GMT2017-02-21T08:11:17ZFOR THE PROPONENTS of 76ers management taking its time when it comes the inevitable trade of a big man or two, Monday was a good day.
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:27:23 GMT2017-02-20T23:27:23ZLast year, utilizing a complex analytical formula, statistical guru Nate Silver's website, FiveThirtyEight.com, ranked the greatest teams in NBA history.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:23:29 GMT2017-02-20T23:23:29ZA rather remarkable thing happened on Jan. 23, 1973, in old Chicago Stadium when the NBA held an All-Star Game and one of the teams failed to score 100 points. In fact, the West squad didn't even score 90 that day, losing 104-84 despite possessing a starting lineup of Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Sidney Wicks, Spencer Haywood, and Tiny Archibald.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:47:34 GMT2017-02-20T20:47:34ZNEW ORLEANS - 76ers rookies Dario Saric and Joel Embiid made their introduction to the NBA's all-star weekend a memorable affair.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:47:14 GMT2017-02-20T20:47:14Z
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:46:49 GMT2017-02-20T20:46:49ZAs the NBA trade deadline approaches on February 23, we know there will be plenty of of rumors about potential 76ers deals that could involve their draft picks. So here's a look at what picks the Sixers have over the next few years, and how they got them.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:25:37 GMT2017-02-20T18:25:37ZFor Philadelphians 50 years later, one of the most telling and heartwarming facts about the 1966-67 NBA champions is revealed by all the familiar faces in their team photo.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:26:05 GMT2017-02-20T05:26:05ZNEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis showed the NBA all-stars how things are done in the Big Easy. The New Orleans Pelicans forward finished with an All-Star Game record 52 points to go with 10 rebounds Sunday night. His efforts helped the Western Conference All-Stars defeat the Eastern Conference stars, 192-182, at the Smoothie King Center.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:28:13 GMT2017-02-20T00:28:13ZNEW ORLEANS - Kyle Lowry is still that feisty kid from 20th and Lehigh. Don't let the lucrative salary, an Olympic gold medal, or being a three-time NBA all-star fool you. The Toronto Raptors point guard still represents North Philly through and through. So much so that you are reminded of it during pregame introductions at the Air Canada Centre.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:30:45 GMT2017-02-19T22:30:45ZNEW ORLEANS - Jahlil Okafor is doing his best to enjoy this weekend. With the NBA trade deadline approaching on Thursday, the 76ers center knows he'll be involved in more discussions. As a result, Okafor is aware that he'll probably have a change of address come this upcoming Friday.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:50:58 GMT2017-02-19T15:50:58Z