The Sixers finished the 2013-14 regular with second worst record in the NBA, giving them the second best chances at the first-overall pick in the 2014-15 draft, a 19.9% chance. However, to the fans dismay, the Sixers did not end up with the first or second overall selections on Tuesday night, but rather the third overall pick. They also acquired New Orleans’ 10th overall pick, giving the Sixers two top-ten picks in a deep 2014 draft.
As the days grow longer, warmer and brighter, the potential for darkness lurks closer.
Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie, is not seen or heard from often, except on draft day of course. Last year during the 2013 NBA draft, Hinkie traded Jrue Holiday to the New Orleans Pelicans for the 2013 sixth overall pick in Nerlens Noel and a 2014 first-round pick.
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Eddie Gottlieb founded and played for the champion South Philly Hebrew Association SPHAs and helped to establish the NBA in the 1940s, for years drawing-up the league schedule by hand.
Noel, despite not stepping on the court yet as a Sixer, says his goal is to get the Sixers back to the playoffs—not only for himself, but for Philadelphia as well.
Sixers point guard Michael Carter-Williams wins the NBA’s Rookie Of The Year.
The New York Post is reporting that Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, who was recently banned from the NBA for life and fined $2.5 million after TMZ published racist comments that he made, is battling cancer.
The Los Angeles Clippers have Monday off. Adam Silver likely won’t get that same luxury.
One of the city’s most iconic athletes, Allen Iverson, will be featured in the upcoming documentary, “Iverson,” which chronicles the life of one of the NBA’s best players.
When Evan Turner got traded from the Sixers to the Indiana Pacers just before the NBA trade deadline, it seemed like he was moving up in the world.
After finishing the season 19-63, the second worst record in the NBA, Sixers owner Joshua Harris called the season a “huge success.” Some fans and radio show hosts, particular WIP Morning Show’s Angelo Cataldi, took exception to that comment.
Duke sophomore Rodney Hood is entering the NBA draft.
For the first time in a long time, the team Brett Brown is coaching will not take part in the playoffs.
The Sixers finished up the regular season the same way they started it, with a win over the defending champion Miami Heat. Neverthless, the Sixers finished the regular season 19-63, the second worst team in the NBA behind only the Milwaukee Bucks.