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.
Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker or Joel Embiid. Who will go first in the 2014 NBA draft? That’s the question everyone is asking on the morning after the NBA draft lottery.
The Sixers may have regained new relevance Tuesday night, when they drew the third overall pick in the NBA Draft Lottery, behind Milwaukee and the Cleveland, which drew the No. 1 pick for the third time in the last four years. The Sixers will also have the 10th overall pick, via New Orleans in the Jrue Holiday deal.
This year’s NBA draft lottery brings excitement and nervousness for Sixers fans.
The question is, who will that fan be?
hiladelphia 76ers guard and NBA Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams has undergone successful surgery to repair the labrum of his right shoulder.
Joshua Harris received plenty of reminders in his New York home about his team’s struggles this season. Harris said he felt the sting of every defeat with all 63 losses by the Sixers.
Thaddeus Young scored 20 points, Michael Carter-Williams had 12 in the final game of his impressive rookie campaign, and the 76ers wrapped up a dismal season by topping the Heat 100-87 on Wednesday night for their second win of the season over the two-time defending NBA champions.
Michael Carter-Williams had 21 points and 14 rebounds, Tony Wroten scored 20 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 113-108 Monday night.
Al Jefferson continued his dominating play with 29 points and 12 rebounds, and the Charlotte Bobcats defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 111-105 Saturday night for their sixth win in seven games.
Tony Wroten and Thaddeus Young led the Sixers with 18 points apiece. Elliot Williams added 13 for Philadelphia, which lost its third straight and fifth in the last six.
Henry Sims scored 22 points, Michael Carter-Williams added 19, and Thaddeus Young finished with 16 for the Sixers.
Thaddeus Young led Philadelphia with 23 points, while James Anderson chipped in with 19.