May 21, 2014, 11:00 AM EST
The real luck isn’t in getting the No. 1 pick. The real luck is getting the No. 1 pick in the RIGHT YEAR.
May 6, 2014, 6:59 PM EST
Carter-Williams finished out the season having not missed a game since February 1, so this comes as a bit of a surprise.
May 5, 2014, 9:27 AM EST
NBA Rookie of the Year full voting includes nine players
May 3, 2014, 6:29 PM EST
Carter-Williams was widely expected to win.
Apr 16, 2014, 2:14 PM EST
First team nearly a clean sweep, but one top teamer didn’t even make other two ballots
Apr 14, 2014, 2:14 PM EST
Spurs close out the season on top, but can they beat the Thunder in a playoff series? Can the Thunder get through the gauntlet in front of them to get a showdown with the Spurs?
Apr 14, 2014, 8:00 AM EST
1-2 is unanimous on every ballot
Apr 7, 2014, 3:13 PM EST
The Spurs have solidified themselves atop the NBA — if your team is going to win an NBA title they need to clear that bar because the Spurs aren’t coming back to the pack.
Apr 2, 2014, 1:48 PM EST
Nerlens Noel is not going to play for the Sixers this season, but they will have an interesting young team next season with him back and a couple lottery picks.
Michael Carter-Williams is working to learn names of all NBA referees, has a poster in his locker to prove it
Mar 30, 2014, 12:30 PM EST
Sixers rookie Michael Carter-Williams is trying to emulate the game’s best point guards by learning the names of all of the league’s referees, and is doing so with the help of a huge poster inside his locker.
Mar 30, 2014, 9:30 AM EST
This early highlight was indicative of what was to come, as the Sixers snapped their 26-game losing streak on Saturday.
Mar 29, 2014, 10:33 PM EST
Sixers avoid setting the all-time record for consecutive losses in a season, and remain firmly committed to the rebuilding plan that was set in motion last summer.
Mar 28, 2014, 11:44 AM EST
The Philadelphia 76ers’ rebuild is all about timing. Right now, they’re in the stage of acquiring elite young talent. They drafted Michael Carter-Williams and Nerlens Noel last summer, and as long as neither player is yet good enough to lift the 76ers from the NBA’s basement, Philadelphia is eyeing even more elite young talent. This…
Mar 26, 2014, 9:36 AM EST
Fred Carter was the best player on arguably the worst team ever. He was the team MVP of the 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers went 9-73, the worst record of any NBA team for a full season (remember the Bobcats were 7-50 I’m the lockout year, which worked out to a worse winning percentage). That Sixers team…
Mar 24, 2014, 1:41 PM EST
San Antonio has won 13 in a row, they remain in the top spot, Philly has lost 24 in a row and remains in the bottom slot. Hey, guess which two teams play this week?
Mar 22, 2014, 5:00 PM EST
It’s factually and subjectively wrong.
Mar 20, 2014, 8:00 AM EST
The NCAA Tournament tips off Thursday and here are seven guys NBA fans should be watching, including Tyler Ennis of Syracuse and a couple guys from Michigan State.
Mar 17, 2014, 1:47 PM EST
The Spurs and Clippers have distanced themselves from the pack with double-digit winning streaks and sit on top. The Sixers have anchored themselves to the bottom.
Mar 16, 2014, 8:00 AM EST
The Sixers are currently riding a 20-game losing streak, but for better or for worse, no one inside the Philadelphia organization is deluding themselves as to what’s going on there this season. Call it tanking, or as the NBA’s new commissioner Adam Silver prefers, rebuilding. But either way, there’s going to be a whole lot…
Mar 14, 2014, 8:00 AM EST
I’m a big fan of the NFL/HBO series “Hard Knocks,” which each year follows a team through training camp and the drama of season-ending injuries and the cut downs — guys are playing for their livelihood and there is inherent drama in that. It’s great television. But thanks to guaranteed contracts you can’t do the…
Mar 11, 2014, 3:20 AM EST
Blake Griffin is good at basketball. Also: Kyle Korver can still shoot.
Mar 6, 2014, 12:14 PM EST
The last time the Philadelphia 76ers won a game it was Jan. 29 in Boston. Since then the Sixers have lost 15 in a row, by an average of 19.8 points a game (a couple 40+ point losses skew that number). Coach Brett Brown is not sure his team will win another game this season…
Mar 3, 2014, 2:12 AM EST
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while thinking “I really should see that movie”…. Tony Parker, San Antonio Spurs. In case you forgot, he’s really good at basketball. He wasn’t really getting going in transition yet, but he was dominant in the half court, scoring 10 of the first 17 Spurs…
Feb 25, 2014, 2:11 AM EST
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while mourning the loss of Harold Ramis (RIP)….. Philadelphia 76ers on the court. My. Lord. They. Are. Terrible. The Sixers have lost 11 in a row after getting just routed by the Milwaukee Bucks 130-110. That would be the 11-win Milwaukee Bucks, which shot 57.1…
Feb 15, 2014, 10:15 PM EST
NEW ORLEANS — Damian Lillard’s busy All-Star Saturday night started out pretty darn well — with a repeat win. Lillard will be in all three major events on the evening and first out of the gate he and Trey Burke teamed up to win the NBA All-Star Saturday Skills Challenge — by just one tenth…
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