At Vogt Playground, in the city’s Tacony section, 8- to 12-year-olds celebrated the end of the six-week “Philly Play” summer camp series by going head-to-head in a variety of sports and activities.
The Philadelphia 76er has been chatting up Kim Kardashian and Rihanna in recent weeks but the 20-year-old Cameroonian has been making a splash on twitter for sometime now. Here are 13 of his best tweets and 13 reasons why you need to follow this future NBA star.
Chris discusses President Obama’s visit to Delaware today, Senator Bob Casey joining the opposition to the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, and Sixer draft pick Joel Embiid trying to pick up Kim Kardashian on Twitter. He talks to Steve-O from Jackass at 7:20, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s Rick Grimaldi at 8, and Florida Congressman Jeff Miller at 8:20.
Two weeks have now passed since we last saw the San Antonio Spurs dismantle the Miami Heat to win their fifth championship. On Thursday, it will be time for the winners to put the champagne down as the 2014 NBA Draft commences
Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?
Could LeBron James end up in a Sixers uniform?
When it’s completed, the Sixers will no longer be the only team in the NBA without their own practice facility.
The Philadelphia 76ers plan to build a practice facility in New Jersey, a 100,000-square foot complex they expect to become the jewel of the NBA.
Mayor Michael Nutter says the city has been extremely competitive in its negotiations with the Sixers over the past two years showing the team six different sites, including at the Navy Yard.
A source told 94WIP’s Anthony Gargano that the Sixers want Andrew Wiggins badly.
Carter-Williams told the WIP Morning Show, “I’m pretty confident that I’m not going anywhere for a little while.”
The other day at a family party, my Cousin Vinny (yes, I really have a Cousin Vinny) described the current Philadelphia sports scene to a tee.
No one is talking officially, but it’s clear the full court press is on for an announcement as early as mid-June that the team will open offices and a practice facility along the Camden Waterfront.
The way Sixers fans chant “Hin-kie” or tweet #InHinkieWeTrust or wear shirts with his name and face on them at a draft lottery party on Tuesday night, you would think the Sixers were playing in the Eastern Conference Finals.
When Charles Barkley speaks, everybody listens. Barkley, the 1993 NBA MVP and 10-time NBA all-star, played his first eight seasons in Philadelphia with the 76ers.