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NBA Rumors: Bulls, 76ers & Pelicans in Talks About a Jahlil Okafor Trade

Posted on 12 Feb, 2017, by in NBA

Two teams are off the table, which limits the options for the Philadelphia 76ers as they try to trade away the disappointing Jahlil Okafor. Right now it looks like the Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Pelicans are the remaining options for them. More

NBA Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers Might Accidentally Make the Playoffs

Posted on 21 Jan, 2017, by in NBA

The incredible is happening, and the Philadelphia 76ers, surging on the wings of the Joel Embiid phenomenon, are actually being mentioned as a potential playoff team. More

NBA Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers Can’t Keep Embiid, Noel & Okafor Together

Posted on 17 Dec, 2016, by in NBA

The time for the Philadelphia 76ers to trade someone in their cadre of centers is coming. Joel Embiid isn’t going anywhere. That leaves Jahlil Okafor and especially a frustrated Nerlens Noel available for movement. More

NBA Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers Probably Shutting Down Ben Simmons This Season

Posted on 5 Oct, 2016, by in NBA

The Philadelphia 76ers are used to their first round draft picks sitting a season, maybe two, out. Ben Simmons is probably going to follow that trend after performing a surgery on his foot. More

Ben Simmons Injury Something Philadelphia 76ers Are Used To

Posted on 1 Oct, 2016, by in NBA

The fact that things went so smoothly for the Philadelphia 76ers with Ben Simmons up to this point is the surprise. The bone fracture in his right foot? Per their history of big men getting picked high in the draft, it’s exactly what happens every time. More

NBA Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers, Jahlil Okafor, Nerlens Noel & the Inevitable Trade

Posted on 8 Sep, 2016, by in NBA

As the NBA preseason approaches, it still seems like the Philadelphia 76ers have too crowded of a frontcourt. At some point, they’re likely to move either Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel, but for some reason they’re waiting, perhaps planning to drag this thing until the deadline. More

Philadelphia 76ers Season Preview: Drowning in Big Men, Considering Tanking Again

Posted on 7 Sep, 2016, by in NBA

Two questions need answering by the Philadelphia 76ers as the head into the 2016-2017 NBA Season: Should tanking continue to be their strategy, and out of their big men crop that includes Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Nerlens Noel, Jahlil Okafor and Dario Saric, who should stay and who should leave? More

NBA Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers Expect Big Things From Robert Covington

Posted on 5 Sep, 2016, by in NBA

One of the few bright spots over the last two miserable seasons for the Philadelphia 76ers has been Robert Covington, who might be in for a breakout season as he enters what is pretty much a contract year. More

NBA Rumors: 76ers Should Trade Jahlil Okafor, Nerlens Noel, or Both

Posted on 29 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

The Philadelphia 76ers might be stalling, but it’s quite clear they won’t be able to carry on for much longer with five big men who all expect to be starters and be a meaningful part of the team. From the looks of things now, trading Nerlens Noel or Jahlil Okafor, if not both, makes the most sense. More

NBA Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers, Joel Embiid & Stopping the Tanking

Posted on 16 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

After two years of injuries holding him back from making his NBA debut, 2014 draft pick and former Kansas player Joel Embiid is getting ready to finally get on the court for the Philadelphia 76ers, a team that’s lost so many games over the last few years, it sees a rookie in a two-year delay as its potential savior. More