Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sixers announce training camp schedule

The start of training camp is less than two weeks away, which will be followed by the annual Blue x White scrimmage in Delaware.

Joel Embiid needs to sit for at least 20 games

During Embiid's first five seasons as a professional basketball player, he hasn’t finished a regular season healthy. That can't happen this time around.

Mike Scott really is fearless

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76ers honor Charles Barkley with statue

Hopefully, someday in the distant future, both Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid will get statues of their own as members of the Sixers.

It’s now or never for Furkan Korkmaz

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Who will be the Sixers’ backup point guard?

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Should Sixers fans boo Jimmy Butler?

In a recent radio interview, current Sixer and fan favorite Mike Scott called for boos on Nov. 23 when Butler returns to Philadelphia.

A new offseason approach for Simmons and Embiid

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Thybulle’s defense is highly respected by fellow rookies

In the 2019-2020 NBA.com Rookie Survey, Thybulle earned 37 percent of the vote for the best defender in this year’s draft class.

An early look at the Sixers depth

The early outlook for the 2019-2020 bench is looking much better than it did during the last several years, especially at center.
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