Having to endure arguably the toughest season in the history of franchise, the question comes up again, and again, “How long will we have to wait before the 76ers are title contenders?”
One thing that could provide a bit of a spark, for perhaps both the fans and some of the players, is the debut of rookie center Nerlens Noel. That spark could be on its way.
You won’t see him in the Sixers starting lineup any time soon, but first round pick Nerlens Noel is going to be doing more on the court.
The Sixers could be adding a lottery pick to the lineup, and sooner than next season.
Nerlens Noel hasn’t played a game in Philadelphia yet, and he might not until 2014. But he’s already trying to fit right in.
In what seems to be the most up front, honest piece of marketing I can remember, the Sixers have announced their new slogan for this season. “Together We Build,” will be the campaign for this season.
Nerlens Noel gets a 72 in the upcoming release of NBA2K ’14.
Lebron James and Kobe Bryant play different positions, play in different conferences, and aren’t particularly close in age. Still, because James is the one who has taken the “best player in the league” crown from Bryant, the two are compared regularly.
New Sixers draft pick Nerlens Noel see on video teaching kids how to dance Gangnam Style.
Weeks after the trade went public, the Sixers introduced Nerlens Noel.
The trade that sends Jrue Holiday to New Orleans in exchange for Nerlens Noel is official.
The most pressure on any of the guys the team picked or dealt last Thursday might be on the one the Sixers picked 11th, a point guard out of Syracuse named Michael Carter-Williams.
Are the Sixers and Sam Hinkie targeting long, athletic, defensive minded players?
Chris continues his shore of the Jersey shore from Wildwood this morning. He discusses the Senate’s passage of an immigration reform bill, the testimony from the star witness in the trial against George Zimmerman, and the indictment filed against the surviving Boston Marathon bomber. He talks to the Mayor of Wildwood, Ernie Troiano, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, and the voice of Roger Rabbit, Charlie Fleischer.
Imagine you have a plan to accomplish a goal, and you write it down. You write down your entire plan of attack.