Philadelphia 76ers

Liberty Links: Will Josh Jackson’s off-court mistakes hurt his draft stock?

Plus LeBron James, complaining players, and Game of Zones. Until the lottery takes place and the 2017 NBA Draft order is set, draft coverage requires a lot of shooting in the dark. Without knowing where the Sixers (and everyone else!) will slot, it’s...

Sixers Tinder: Nik Stauskas and the Revenge of Pick Swapalypse

Stauskas needs to become more than a meme. What’s the first thing you think of when you hear Nik Stauskas’ name? Vivek Ranadive getting the Kings’ war room to chant, “Nik Rocks!” on Draft Night 2014? The way that Ranadive said Stauskas “shoots like...

Liberty Links: There is a middle ground for Russell Westbrook discussion

Plus Malik Monk, coffee with the Spurs, and clueless Sixers owners. Russell Westbrook put up another 50+ point triple-double last night, in case you were under a rock and didn’t hear about it. People to seem to be upset about Westbrook TAKES for...

Sixers owner David Blitzer: "we were completely clueless" after team purchase

Andrew Bynum might agree with that. Sixers owner David Blitzer spoke at the SportsBusiness Journal World Congress of Sports today. Amidst a lot of comments about eSports, he had one intriguing tidbit about the early tenure of the current Sixers ownership, per the SportsBusiness...

Sixers Tinder: Ben Simmons and company should help Jerryd Bayless excel

The Sixers have the right players in place to help Bayless recreate his fantastic season from two years ago. Stop me if you’ve heard this story before. The Sixers acquire a player. That player is expected to be an important factor in the team’s...

Sixers Tinder: Tiago Splitter, a Hero Without a Cape

Splitter will never be forgotten in Philadelphia. I was signing up for a new savings account at my local bank last week and the online questionnaire asked me a security question in case I ever forget my password: “Give the date of a significant...

Liberty Links: The Boston Celtics are just one Danny Ainge leak away from turning this around

Plus Markelle Fultz, Ben Simmons, and more. The Sixers are not in the playoffs, so if you’re still tuning into the NBA, some old-fashioned animosity for Philadelphia’s rivals is enough to get the adrenaline going. It doesn’t get much better than seeing Boston...

Kobe Bryant’s strategy for guarding Allen Iverson is certifiably insane

He claims to have studied the hunting tactics of great white sharks. Kobe Bryant’s competitive streak and work ethic is the stuff of legends. You don’t become as great as he was over such an extended period of time without an extraordinary commitment...

Robert Covington undergoes successful arthroscopic surgery

The team announced that Covington’s surgery to repair a slight meniscus tear went as anticipated. Sixers small forward Robert Covington underwent successful minor arthroscopic knee surgery on Tuesday to repair a meniscus tear, according to a press release from the team. Covington will...

Liberty Links: Grizzlies coach David Fizdale is mad about officiating in Spurs game

A rant you can’t afford to miss. Normally we try to lead off with heavier Sixers-related content at the top of the Liberty Links, but we have a new coaching rant to add to the pantheon. Welcome to immortality, David Fizdale. David Fizdale...

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Raptors vs. Bucks Game 5 Preview: Which Toronto shows up?

DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry played well in Game 4. Can they do it again? Game 4 of the Raptors vs. Bucks first round...

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