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Byron Mullens Doesn’t Let Losing Ruin His Day, Has ‘Other Stuff’ To Focus On

I can come up with a reason that Sam Hinkie has made every move he’s been responsible for since taking over as president and general manager of the Sixers; except one.

03/12/2014

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Spike Eskin: The Sixers Are Showing You What Losing, And Rebuilding, Look Like

Rebuilding in the NBA can be very ugly. Even when you’re calling it rebuilding, instead of what most everyone actually calls it, “tanking.

02/25/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - JANUARY 7: Spencer Hawes #00 of the Philadelphia 76ers takes a free throw against the Cleveland Cavaliers at The Quicken Loans Arena on January 7, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spike Eskin: Hawes’ Final Game Is A Fitting Goodbye

It would be wrong to say Spencer Hawes was not trying on Tuesday night against the Cavs. He was trying not to get hurt. Trying to avoid contact. Trying to get out of the building in what he obviously believed was his final game as a Philadelphia 76er.

02/20/2014

Philadelphia 76ers Announce Sam Hinkie as President of Basketball Operations and General Manager

Spike Eskin: An Open Letter To Sam Hinkie

With the NBA trade deadline just two days away, I decided to write an open letter to Sixers general manager, Sam Hinkie.

02/18/2014

BROOKLYN, NY - APRIL 9: Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets goes to the basket against Thaddeus Young #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers on April 9, 2013 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Made Up Trade: Sixers Buy Low On Lopez

The NBA trade deadline is Thursday. THE NBA TRADE DEADLINE IS THURSDAY! Can you feel the excitement? It’s fannnnnnntastic!

02/18/2014

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Made Up Trade: Dealing Turner And Hawes Together

We’re likely entering the final days of the Spencer Hawes and Evan Turner era of Philadelphia 76ers basketball. The trade deadline is February 20th, and it seems unlikely either guy will be on the team past that date.

02/13/2014

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Spike Eskin: The Former Philadelphia Athlete Championship Pain Scale (Donovan Rating)

By Spike Eskin PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – I’ve always liked Donovan McNabb. I still like Donovan McNabb, though he has a tendency to make it more difficult than he once did. Often times I feel like […]

02/11/2014

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Made Up Trade: Thaddeus Young Ends Up A Phoenix Sun

“Oh, you guys are still here?” That must be what goes through Brett Brown’s mind every time he opens up the door to Sixers practice and sees Spencer Hawes, Evan Turner and Thaddeus Young.

02/04/2014

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Local Doctor Gives Eskin Thumbs Up For Using The Heimlich To Save WIP’s Cataldi

Despite founding Wing Bowl, which is set for Friday, it was a cheesesteak that left Angelo Cataldi choking, breathless and ready to pass out.

01/28/2014

Philadelphia 76ers v Atlanta Hawks

Made-Up Trade: Sixers, Bucks, Wizards And Pistons In Four-Team Turner Trade

It’s a month until the trade deadline, and Sixers fans are on edge.

01/22/2014

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Made Up Trade: Sixers Package Turner, Hawes To Charlotte

It’s January 20th, and Thaddeus Young, Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes are still on the Sixers. Who would have guessed?

01/20/2014

22. Cleveland Cavaliers (10-20)

Made-Up Trade: Bynum Again?

Well, the Eagles have lost, so for a little while we can focus on making up trades for the Sixers that will probably never happen.

01/06/2014

12. Philadelphia Eagles (8-6)

Spike Eskin: I Was Wrong, Nick Foles Is Good

The game he played against the Bears was, as far as I can see, the best game he’s played all year.

12/23/2013

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Made Up Trade: Hawes Goes To Rockets, Sixers Net Jones, Pick

As I start writing this, there is the possibility that I will have to trash it at any second. We’ve been waiting since Sunday for a big NBA trade, now that the December 15th, ‘anyone can be traded,’ date has passed. Nothing has happened, and I feel like we’re going to see something soon.

12/17/2013

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Spike Eskin: Closing The Book On The Evan Turner Debate

The last two decades have given us Donovan McNabb, Andre Iguodala and Ryan Howard. Before that, Randall Cunningham and Mike Schmidt were the subjects of such discussion. Players who at the mere mention of their names, will attract someone ready to tell you either how criminally underrated or overrated they are.

12/17/2013

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