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  1. Playing the two or three, starter or sixth man, Tyreke Evans is good with it

    Sep 12, 2013, 1:52 PM EST

    Tyreke Evans

    Sometimes a change of scenery is all a player needs. Tyreke Evans could be that guy. Following his Rookie of the Year campaign his improvement stalled out in Sacramento, then the team went through a series of changes and Evans never seemed to have a set role. Everything was in flux, and while Evans’ shooting…

  2. Damian Lillard sets goal of being All-Star

    Sep 9, 2013, 12:47 PM EST

    APTOPIX Rookie of Year Basketball

    Damian Lillard sets his goals high. Last season’s Rookie of the Year isn’t shying away from expectations — he wants to help lead the Trail Blazers to the playoffs and he wants to make the All-Star Team this year. He believes he can. That’s what Lillard said to Matt Moore of CBS’s Eye on Basketball,…

  3. Pelicans’ players working out together, Anthony Davis helped organize it

    Sep 3, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

    Anthony Davis

    The Pelicans are one of the more interesting teams in the NBA this season. New Orleans, reportedly on the orders of owner Tom Benson, jumpstarted their build through the draft plan with an aggressive offseason — they got Jrue Holiday and Tyreke Evans to pair with guys like Eric Gordon and Anthony Davis. It’s a…

  4. Sixers GM Hinkie talks about search for coach, reaching out to fans

    Aug 30, 2013, 8:44 AM EST

    Sam Hinkie

    It’s not just Charles Barkley who is confused. There are fans in Philadelphia who heard little out of the organization while 12 other NBA coaches were hired and wondered what was going on. They watched the team’s popular All-Star point guard get traded away to usher in another rebuilding effort. They know they’re in for…

  5. Charles Barkley continues to rip Sixers offseason strategy

    Aug 29, 2013, 1:27 PM EST

    Charles Barkley

    We get it that Charles Barkley doesn’t get it. The Hall of Fame forward often associated with his Philadelphia years has been the most prominent critic of the Sixers off-season strategies — ripping apart the roster go get bad and particularly GM Sam Hinkie taking a long time to hire Brett Brown as coach (remember…

  6. When you vote for West All-Star guards, who you going to snub?

    Aug 24, 2013, 12:30 PM EST

    San Antonio Spurs v Golden State Warriors - Game Three

    When you sit down to fill out your All-Star ballot this year (or you may not sit down, you can do it from your phone while standing) who are you going to select as the starting guards in the West? Are you going to take Chris Paul and Kobe Bryant, like last year? Smart money…

  7. Rick Carlisle says Monta Ellis is fastest player in NBA. That seems high.

    Aug 22, 2013, 4:22 PM EST

    Monta Ellis

    Who is the fastest player dribbling the ball end to end in the NBA? These are the guys who are one-man fast breaks and can get your team points in transition, plus are quick in the half court But who is the fastest? There is no easy metric for this; it’s a bit of an…

  8. Report: Grizzlies trade Tony Wroten to Sixers for picks

    Aug 22, 2013, 3:06 PM EST

    Tony Wroten

    Tony Wroten is a guy whose game has started to mature the more you watched him — he showed flashes at Summer League in Las Vegas this year, putting up some nice games (23 points one night) and setting guys up. But he’s still not an efficient shooter, he still turns the ball over a…

  9. New head coach Brett Brown assures Evan Turner that Sixers won’t be trying to lose on purpose

    Aug 17, 2013, 8:00 PM EST

    Philadelphia 76ers v Boston Celtics

    It has to be discouraging to players already in place on a team’s roster to see it essentially gutted and left with mostly rookies and minimum salary players in advance of the upcoming season. That’s what Sixers guard Evan Turner is going through this summer. After starting all 82 games for Philadelphia last year alongside…

  10. Sixers waive Justin Holiday

    Aug 14, 2013, 2:25 PM EST

    Justin Holiday

    Justin Holiday was waived by the Sixers on Wednesday, reports Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The move was made in order for the team to avoid being on the hook for a portion of his salary next season. Had Holiday remained on the roster through August 15, his contract would have become partially guaranteed…

  11. Eric Gordon says he feels “pretty good,” hopes to be 100 percent for camp

    Aug 4, 2013, 3:30 PM EST

    Eric Gordon

    Jrue Holiday with Eric Gordon could be one of the more interesting backcourts in the NBA. Throw in an improved Anthony Davis, Tyreke Evans at the three, Ryan Anderson to space the floor and suddenly that is a potentially dangerous team in the Big Easy. The question is how much Gordon can do? He wasn’t…

  12. 76ers finally ready to enter free-agent marketplace

    Aug 2, 2013, 4:40 PM EST

    Sam Hinkie

    The 76ers, for my money, had one of the best offseasons in the NBA. Jrue Holiday for Nerlens Noel and a 2014 first-round pick was a great trade, one that gave Philadelphia clear direction. In their rebuilding efforts, the 76ers made a few other small moves: drafting Michael Carter-Williams, trading for Royce White and Furkan…

  13. New Orleans Pelicans officially unveil new uniforms

    Aug 1, 2013, 2:40 PM EST

    PelicansTeamStore.com

    The New Orleans Pelicans officially unveiled their uniforms for the upcoming season, and the simple design is underwhelming, at best. No sign of the Pelicans logo, and no bright or interesting color scheme. Just the city’s name on the front of both the home and away jerseys, with some gold trim making its way down…

  14. Should Sixers trade Evan Turner? Do they wait hoping his value goes up?

    Jul 30, 2013, 2:31 PM EST

    Philadelphia 76ers v Boston Celtics

    When Jrue Holiday was traded, it felt like a trade countdown clock started over Evan Turner’s head — he was the logical next to go. Spencer Hawes and Thaddeus Young are on that list, too, but Turner has real value around the league. Plus, Sixers GM Sam Hinkie has said he’s not done shaking up…

  15. It took Jrue Holiday five minutes to get over being traded

    Jul 30, 2013, 1:59 PM EST

    Jrue Holiday

    A couple years ago the Philadelphia 76ers looked like an up-and-coming team — Doug Collins had them playing good defense, they had Jrue Holiday and Evan Turner to go with Andre Iguodala. There was some reason for hope… then the gamble on Andrew Bynum went bad. Very bad. Now the Sixers are rebuilding and Holiday…

  16. Sixers new GM not done shaking up roster, will be active with trades

    Jul 30, 2013, 10:31 AM EST

    Sam Hinkie

    When the Sixers moved Jrue Holiday on draft night, the plan of new GM Sam Hinkie became clear — they were going to get worse to get better. Philly is not going to be good this year, but they will have two first round draft picks (theirs and New Orleans, so long as that isn’t…

  17. NBA post free agency Power Rankings: Who is closing in on Miami?

    Jul 29, 2013, 8:44 AM EST

    Los Angeles Clippers' Paul and Griffin wait for play to resume as the Clippers trail the San Antonio Spurs during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles

    This summer saw Dwight Howard find a new home, the Clippers and Pacers add depth, and a few other teams making bold moves to get better (or, in some cases, worse intentionally). So how did all this impact the PBT Power Rankings? Glad you asked. Here is where things stand this summer (the number in…

  18. New Sixers CEO apologizes for Andrew Bynum debacle, preaches patience

    Jul 26, 2013, 1:02 PM EST

    Scott O'Neil

    It was a gamble, but I still contend at the time the Philadelphia 76ers made a good one — they had a chance to get Andrew Bynum fresh off a season where he played in 60 of 66 games (it was the lockout year), averaged 18.7 points and 11.8 rebounds a game, and shot 55.8…

  19. Kyrie Irving, Anthony Davis shine in USA Basketball showcase

    Jul 26, 2013, 1:08 AM EST

    USA Basketball Men's National Team Blue And White Game

    LAS VEGAS – The White team beat the Blue team 128-106 in the USA Basketball intra-squad showcase that put a bow on a four-day mini-camp held in Las Vegas this week, but the event was about anything but this game’s final score. The powers that be were looking for mostly intangibles from players in terms…

  20. New Pelican Jrue Holiday finds name funny; thinks team can be competitive

    Jul 25, 2013, 10:16 AM EST

    Toney Douglas, Jrue Holiday

    In New Orleans, the switch of the team name from Hornets to Pelicans largely went over well — it’s something local, not something imported and forced on them. Outside New Orleans, there are a lot of people shaking their heads. Until recently, Jrue Holiday was outside New Orleans. He was traded from the Philadelphia 76ers…

  21. Rosters set for Thursday’s USA Basketball intra-squad showcase

    Jul 25, 2013, 8:00 AM EST

    Damian Lillard, Harrison Barnes

    LAS VEGAS — USA Basketball will wrap up its four-day mini-camp on Thursday with an intra-squad showcase that will be played in front of fans at the Thomas and Mack Center on the campus of UNLV, and televised nationally on NBA TV. The rosters have been set for what is essentially an All-Star game where the…

  22. 76ers replace risk-taking front office with risk-taking front office

    Jul 23, 2013, 8:45 AM EST

    Sam Hinkie

    Confession: I liked the Andrew Bynum trade for the 76ers. They were a middling team capable of making the playoffs but without the proven ability to win a series unless the opponent’s top player was injured. Their roster had limited flexibility, and two starters, Elton Brand and Andre Iguodala, were aging. The 76ers didn’t necessarily…

  23. Tyreke Evans says he’d have no problem coming off the bench for the Pelicans

    Jul 20, 2013, 11:00 PM EST

    Tyreke Evans

    Tyreke Evans has started all but 10 of the 257 games he’s appeared in through his first four NBA seasons. Given the horrific state of affairs in Sacramento during Evans’ time there — a period where the team never won more than 28 regular season games — there weren’t a lot of other options. And…

  24. Brian Roberts hopes Summer League helped his chances of staying in New Orleans next season

    Jul 20, 2013, 8:00 PM EST

    Knicks Pelicans Basketball

    Brian Roberts was surprisingly productive for the Pelicans last year (when they were still called the Hornets), especially in the latter part of the season. He was a capable scorer from the guard position, and was regularly the one name that would jump out at you when combing through the morning’s box scores late in…

  25. Charles Barkley thinks it’s “silly” Sixers don’t have a coach yet

    Jul 20, 2013, 2:00 PM EST

    Tahoe Celebrity Golf

    New Philadelphia GM Sam Hinkie is taking his time picking a coach for the Sixers. There was not one in place for the draft, not one for Summer League. He’s interviewing a handful of candidates, but there is no rush. Sixers’ legend Charles Barkley doesn’t get it. At all. Barkley doesn’t mince words and didn’t…

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