76ers Make Surprising Move, Trade Nerlens Noel to Dallas

We were all under the impression that the Philadelphia 76ers were going to trade a center today, but the one that was traded surprised us all. For the duration of February, it seemed like the 76ers were attempting to trade Jahlil Okafor, and they were close to completing a deal several times as it seemedContinue reading “76ers Make Surprising Move, Trade Nerlens Noel to Dallas”

No Active Extension Talks Between 76ers, Nerlens Noel

The Phiadelphia 76ers and power forward/center Nerlens Noel are currently not talking about a contract extension ahead of Monday’s extension deadline, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Noel is apart of a crowded front court in Philadelphia, with him and center Jahlil Okafor being the most frequent names in trade rumors as the team seemsContinue reading “No Active Extension Talks Between 76ers, Nerlens Noel”

Report: 76ers “Gauging Interest” in Rookie C Jahlil Okafor

The 76ers used the 3rd pick in the 2015 NBA Draft to select Jahlil Okafor out of Duke, and he’s put up a very solid rookie season to this point. Okafor is averaging 17.7 points to go along with 7.4 rebounds per game and 1.2 blocks on a 8-45 76ers team that will have anContinue reading “Report: 76ers “Gauging Interest” in Rookie C Jahlil Okafor”

76ers Pick up Contract Options on Nerlens Noel and 2 Others

The Philadelphia 76ers will pick up the contract options of big man Nerlens Noel, guard Nik Stauskas, and center Joel Embiid, per the Philadelphia Inquirer. From the Inquirer’s article: This comes as no surprise. The 76ers exercised team options on Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid and Nik Stauskas Friday morning. This confirms a report by TheContinue reading “76ers Pick up Contract Options on Nerlens Noel and 2 Others”

Nik Stauskas Looking for Rebirth in Philadelphia

Nik Stauskas had a lack-luster rookie season to say the least during the 2014-2015 season, as the former Michigan sharpshooter averaged 4.4 points, .9 assists, and 1.2 rebounds per game in 73 regular season games for the Sacramento Kings in an average of 15.4 minutes on average per night. Not up to par as theContinue reading “Nik Stauskas Looking for Rebirth in Philadelphia”

Sixers Eyeing D’Angelo Russell in NBA Draft

The 76ers traded away Michael Carter-Williams and K.J. McDaniels during the 2014-2015 season. Both Carter-Williams and McDaniels were expected to be the 76ers future at the point and shooting guard until they traded Carter-Williams to the Bucks and McDaniels to the Rockets in February. The 76ers are looking to add a guard with their 3rdContinue reading “Sixers Eyeing D’Angelo Russell in NBA Draft”

Kawhi Leonard Wins Defensive Player of the Year

Despite not receiving as many first place votes as the Warriors Draymond Green did, San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard has been named the NBA’s defensive player of the year for the 2014-2015 season. This is the first of many defensive awards Leonard could win in his young NBA career, and he beat outContinue reading “Kawhi Leonard Wins Defensive Player of the Year”

NBA Rookie of the Year Race Heating up

When Jabari Parker went down with a torn ACL in mid-December, you could have just handed the NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award to Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins and that would be that. While Wiggins is still the clear front runner for the award, some other rookies are starting to get their name intoContinue reading “NBA Rookie of the Year Race Heating up”

Dragic, Deng Lead Heat Past Sixers 119-108

The Miami Heat started their week off on the right foot, as they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers by a score of 119-108. Several Heat players played key roles tonight like Hassan Whiteside, Dwyane Wade, Henry Walker, Mario Chalmers, and Chris Andersen, but new Heat player Goran Dragic and Luol Deng stole the show. Luol DengContinue reading “Dragic, Deng Lead Heat Past Sixers 119-108”

How Good can Nerlens Noel be?

Back in 2013, Nerlens Noel was talked about being the first overall pick in the 2013 draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs went with Bennett and Noel slipped 5 more draft spots. Noel was then taken by the Pelicans at 6th overall and then the Pelicans sent him to the 76ers in a draftContinue reading “How Good can Nerlens Noel be?”

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