Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:24:00 GMT
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:13:00 GMT
Bryan Colangelo called the upcoming offseason as "a summer of change."
During his introductory news conference Sunday, Colangelo, the 76ers' new president of basketball operations, talked about how there could be "a lot of movement in the area of management, and possibly, coaches, again, too."...
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 02:53:00 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Mirotic scored 32 points, Justin Holliday added a career-high 29, and the Chicago Bulls closed a disappointing season with a 115-105 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
Mirotic hit seven 3-pointers. Holiday made five from long range, matching a personal...
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 02:57:05 GMT
TORONTO — Rookie Norman Powell had 18 points and Jonas Valanciunas had 17 more and 11 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers for the 12th straight time,122-98 on Tuesday night.
It gave Valanciunas a team-leading 22nd double-double of the season. Philadelphia last beat Toronto...
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:14:07 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 36 points and John Henson had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 109-108 overtime win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday.
Jabari Parker added 15 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 14 to help the Bucks hold off the Sixers in...
Sun, 10 Apr 2016 23:56:34 GMT
PHILADELPHIA — Bryan Colangelo knows the score.
Colangelo understands that his time as the 76ers' president of basketball operations will be judged on the team's oncourt success.
"Results will ultimately turn non-believers into believers," said Colangelo during his 36-minute news conference at the...
Sat, 09 Apr 2016 02:57:00 GMT
PHILADELPHIA — On a day when Allen Iverson spoke about his impending Hall of Fame induction and Nerlens Noel found out he's being sued, the 76ers lost for the 69th time this season.
The Sixers dropped a 109-102 decision to the Knicks on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center, moving them to 10-69...
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 03:02:00 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers' front office has suddenly turned into the home of a Colangelo family reunion.
The NBA-worst Sixers are set to hire former NBA executive of the year Bryan Colangelo as their general manager, according to a person with knowledge of the hiring.
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 04:03:13 GMT
PHILADELPHIA — These 76ers are relieved not to be part of history.
Carl Landry scored 22 points to lead Philadelphia to a 107-93 victory over the injury-depleted New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night, ensuring that the 76ers won't tie their own league record for fewest victories in an 82-game season....
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 18:05:46 GMT
PHILADELPHIA — The big man is back in town.
Joel Embiid returned to Philadelphia and worked out toward the end of Monday's 76ers practice on the heels a two-week rehabilitation trip to Qatar, which was his second to the Middle East.
While seemingly a bit tired and soaked with sweat during the portion...
Sun, 03 Apr 2016 02:38:00 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — C.J. Miles scored 25 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:39 left, and the Indiana Pacers rallied to beat the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 115-102 on Saturday night.
Paul George added 20 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for Indiana, the eighth seed in the...
Sat, 02 Apr 2016 03:04:46 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When the Philadelphia 76ers clawed back to within four points with five minutes left to play, Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets just dug a little deeper.
Walker had three 3-pointers in the final five minutes and finished with 27 points and 11 rebounds, and the Hornets...
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 03:17:44 GMT
To Kenny Ridley, one play summarized Samuel Blake Hinkie at Marlow (Okla.) High School.
During a 1995 football game against tough Tuttle High School, Tuttle had the ball in Marlow territory in a second-and-short situation following a turnover. Pregame scouting indicated to Ridley, who was the Outlaws'...
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 03:31:04 GMT
PHILADELPHIA — The losses keep piling up for the 76ers.
Tuesday night's 100-85 drubbing by the Hornets at the Wells Fargo Center was their 10th consecutive defeat and 23rd in their last 24 outings.
The 9-66 Sixers have lost 10 in a row, marking their fourth double-digit skid of the 82-game season....
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 00:19:00 GMT
The Philadelphia 76ers head into the final eight games of the 2015-16 NBA season with some things still to be determined.
The magic number for the 9-65 Sixers to clinch the league's worst record and accompanying 25 percent shot at the No. 1 overall pick in the June 23 draft is three. That means...
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 40 points in consecutive games for the first time in his career, Draymond Green posted his franchise-best 12th triple-double and the Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 117-105 on Sunday night.
Stephen Curry had 20 points and eight assists...
Thu, 24 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Emmanuel Mudiay made a 35-footer at the buzzer to finish with 27 points and give the Denver Nuggets a 104-103 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
Mudiay, who also had 11 rebounds, was sandwiched between two defenders and nearly lost the ball before regaining control...
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 02:28:26 GMT
PHILADELPHIA — Sixers rookie center Jahlil Okafor underwent what the team is calling "a successful arthroscopic procedure today to address a slight tear of the meniscus in his right knee" Tuesday.
Renowned orthopeduc surgeon Dr. James Andrews and Sixers head physician Dr. Christopher Dodson performed...
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 02:55:00 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers got exactly what they needed Monday night.
A win over the league's worst team.
Paul George finished with 15 points and six rebounds and Monta Ellis added 13 points to help Indiana coast past the still reeling Philadelphia 76ers 91-75 and jumpstart a late-season...
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 02:16:00 GMT
PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers reached 60 losses in three consecutive seasons for the first time in franchise history.
Sunday night's 120-105 drubbing by the Celtics left the Sixers 9-61 on the season following 19-63 and 18-64 campaigns with Brett Brown as head coach.
The Sixers had 60 defeats in consecutive...
Sun, 20 Mar 2016 00:14:00 GMT
PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers are counting on Joel Embiid.
As seemingly the lone potential star on the Sixers' current roster, Embiid could wind up determining if general manager Sam Hinkie's rebuilding plan succeeds or fails.
"I've always been excited about him because he has rare gifts and he has...