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  1. Can Joel Embiid Win Rookie of the Year Without Setting Foot on th...

    Corban Goble

    Thanks to the online savvy that's already earned him a cult fan base, Sixers center Joel Embiid won't even have to suit up this season to become this year's runaway rookie phenomenon. Before summer league even s...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  2. Kyle Korver: An Offense Unto Himself

    Zach Lowe

    As the second round of the 2003 draft puttered along, the Nets watched as teams ahead of them plucked every player in which New Jersey had interest. The team, fresh off an Atlantic Division win and an appearance in the NBA Finals, was so low on cash,...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  3. Just a Little Patience: Are Sam Hinkie and Pat Riley Two Sides of...

    netw3rk

    "You wanna trend something? I'm pissed, OK. So, go ahead, get it out there ...; We need to retool; we don't need to rebuild. We need to retool." -Pat Riley "Today's soc...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  4. Draft Night Redux: Nuggets, Sixers Set Their Plans in Motion

    Zach Lowe

    The madness of free agency is nearly upon us, and the NBA world is rightfully focused on the possibility that superstar free agents might jump to rival teams poised to chase the 2015 championship. But not every team can get into those lofty conver...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  5. Started From Yaoundé, Now He’s Here

    Jordan Conn

    I'd like to tell you about Joel Embiid. After all, he's the reason we're here, running through traffic on a May morning in Cameroon, begging drivers to not run us over and, if possible, to also give us a ride. I&r...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  6. Draft Night in Brooklyn: The Year-Round NBA Is Born

    netw3rk

    There is a gaggle of Hinkies inside the Barclays Center Starbucks. It looks like a Philadelphia suburb in here. It's about 5 p.m., and a group of red, white, and blue Sixers shirts crowd around a laptop, hashing out trade and draft scenario...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  7. HINKIEEEEEEEEEEE! Taking Stock of the Sixers Draft Rumors

    Ben Detrick

    Sixers GM Sam Hinkie has maintained radio silence for a month. The team's workouts with potential draft picks are closed to the public. And last week, when intrepid beat reporters skulked too close to the Philadelphia College of Os...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  8. The NBA Draft Lottery Karma Rankings

    Bill Simmons

    Here are your odds for tonight's NBA draft lottery ...; TEAM CHANCE FOR NO. 1 PICK CHANCE FOR TOP 3 PICK Milwaukee 25.0% 64.2% Philadelphia 19.9% 55.8% Orlando 15.6% 46.9% Utah...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  9. We Bought a Tank: Looking Back and Looking Forward with the Sixer...

    Chris Ryan

    Something weird happened at the Celtics-Sixers game on Monday night in Philadelphia. I'm not talking about the Sixers winning -- though that has become a rare enough occurrence during the 2013-14 season (some would say intentionally...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  10. Q&A: Sixers Broadcasters Marc Zumoff and Malik Rose on Announ...

    Adam Wilk

    I recently sat down with the Sixers announcers for Comcast SportsNet - Marc Zumoff, now in his 20th season, and former player Malik Rose, who notched 13 seasons in the league with four teams - to discuss their partnership...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  11. About Last Night: Philly Phloundering

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy putting out milk and cookies and hoping that Tom Izzo put you on his nice list, here are the five biggest stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Philadelphia 76ers put some more brushstrokes on their tanking masterpie...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  12. Who’s That Guy? Henry Sims!

    Ben Detrick

    Who Is He? Philadelphia 76ers center Henry Sims Where Is He From? Baltimore, Maryland Years Played: Two Follow the Bouncing Ball: After averaging around 12 points and six rebounds as a senior at Georgetown, Sims was snubbed in the 2012 draft...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  13. NBA Bag: 10 Steps to Tanking Perfection

    Bill Simmons

    Editor's note: Every Wednesday from now until the final day of the regular season (April 16), I am cranking out an all-NBA mailbag for the Triangle with a 5,000-word limit. As always, these are actual emails from actual readers. We're tackl...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  14. NBA Overnight: Evil Klay Thompson, Good Russell Westbrook, and No...

    Chris Ryan

    A quick look at last night's NBA action. This game kind of sucked to watch. At one point Jordan Crawford and Lance Stephenson got into it and I thought the world was going to end. This was one of those contests where you feel like -- despite ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  15. Meet the Dela-weird 87ers

    Corban Goble

    Grantland really likes NBA basketball. We like it so much that bingeing on LeBron James off-the-wall dunks and Marcin Gortat "Dream Shake" Vines sometimes doesn't cut...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  16. About Last Weekend: A-Rod Won't Go Away

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finally finding out what this whole food truck craze is all about, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Alex Rodriguez's suspension for the use of performance enhancing drugs was reduced to 162 games by an indepen...

    Blog | January 13, 2014