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The Proving Grounds: Is Markelle Fultz The Sixers’ Third Star?

Perhaps no player enters the 2018-19 season with more to prove than Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz. The 2017 No. 1 overall pick was the …

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TSWA baseball all-state teams feature DFW talent

CLASS 6A First team Player of the Year: Nicco Cole, Southlake Carroll Coach of the Year: Larry Vucan, Southlake Carroll RP: Mateo Gil, Timber Creek …

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With LeBron James gone, who takes East crown? Cases for (and against) top contenders

Bold proclamations have been flying out of the Eastern Conference this offseason.<p>The Celtics are definitely coming out of the East. No, wait — the …

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3 remaining free agents the Philadelphia 76ers should pursue

The Philadelphia 76ers still have the $4.4 million room exception left to spend.<p>Brett Brown has performed admirably as the Philadelphia 76ers‘ …

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NBA coaches are middle managers. They deserve less credit, blame, and attention

They deserve scrutiny, sure, but their bosses deserve more.<p>Consider the hierarchy of an NBA team.<p>You have ownership cutting checks and cheering from the sidelines, making top-level personnel decisions and, in some cases, being more active in the day-to-day operations of the enterprise.<p>You have a …

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Boston Celtics daily links 8/15/18

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place.Celtics Green Random Thoughts on Over-Hyping, Danny, Rookies, and moreCelticsBlog Celtics, …

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18-19 Schedule | Key Stretches, Back-to-Backs, and Other Notes

By now, our guess is that you’ve had a chance to scan through the 2018-2019 regular season schedule, and circle all the marquee dates on the 76ers’ …

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What if the Philadelphia 76ers don’t live up to the expectations?

What if the Philadelphia 76ers don’t get better this year?<p>Anytime a team has a successful season off a run of poor seasons, there are two responses: …

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Eagles fans troll Patriots fans again with this billboard

Eagles fans troll Patriots fans again with billboard outside Gillette Stadium<p>@GinaMarie0125 on Twitter<p>The Eagles swear they've moved on from Super …

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Ben Simmons: Jonah Bolden hypes Philadelphia 76ers teammate

IF you thought Ben Simmons was good in his rookie NBA campaign, wait until the 2018/19 NBA season.<p>That’s the opinion of Simmons’ Sydney-raised …

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Ben Simmons laughs off suggestion he should shoot right-handed

In an age when NBA players are posting workout videos to Instagram and their trainers have become must-follows on Twitter, we wonder why we haven’t …

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Tyreke Evans says playing for Sixers would 'be a dream'

Tyreke Evans had an interest in joining the Philadelphia 76ers. Apparently, the feeling just wasn’t mutual, at least at this moment.<p>In an interview with Matt Mullin of Philly Voice, Evans revealed the Sixers didn’t reach out to him in free agency. He did point out that Philly wanted him at the …

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High School Football Preview: Huntington Beach gains leaders in returners

At Huntington Beach High, the same guys continue to be the center of attention in training camp.<p>Following a season in which they went 3-7 overall, tied for third place in the Sunset League at 2-3 and missed the CIF Southern Section Division 7 playoffs, the Oilers know this — they were young. The …

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Sixers/Celtics Week: Battle of the Big Men

Joel Embiid vs. Al Horford is one of the many intriguing matchups between these Eastern Conference rivals.<i>At SB Nation, we aren’t afraid to reach</i> …

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Good Sixers injury news? Yes, good Sixers injury news

Sixers rookies Landry Shamet, Shake Milton receive good (!) injury news<p>Finally, some good health news, Sixers fans.<p>While Zhaire Smith continues an …

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Philadelphia 76ers: 3 bold predictions for Coach Brett Brown next season

Lets look at three bold predictions for the man behind the X’s and O’s for the Philadelphia 76ers, Brett Brown.<p>During the offseason, NBA analysts and …

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Sacramento Kings: Could Dave Joerger be on the hot seat this season?

As Sacramento Kings’ coach Dave Joerger enters his third year at the helm, could his job be in jeopardy this season?<p>Quick Recap of Joerger’s Tenure …

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Remaining offseason questions for each Atlantic team

NBA teams have now completed the brunt of their offseason work, with the draft and free agency practically distant memories. Still, with training …

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Jamal Crawford would be a downgrade to Philadelphia 76ers’ bench

The Philadelphia 76ers wouldn’t benefit from adding J-Crossover to the rotation.<p>Despite having a full roster, the Philadelphia 76ers might be looking …

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A deep dive into the 2018-2019 schedule for the Atlanta Hawks

It’s August, and we’re in the deep doldrums of the dead season - the draft has come and gone, Summer League has come and gone and the main buzz of …

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Philadelphia 76ers draft trade looks worse with Zhaire Smith injury

The trade that the Philadelphia 76ers made draft night to acquire Zhaire Smith doesn’t have the same appeal it did due to Smith’s recent …

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Philadelphia 76ers choice in draft was not Fultz over Tatum — it was Lonzo Ball

While fans assume the Philadelphia 76ers chose Markelle Fultz over Jayson Tatum in the 2017 draft, the reality is they were avoiding taking Lonzo …

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Warriors Contender Scouting Report: Philadelphia 76ers

Do the young and talented Philadelphia 76ers have enough firepower to challenge the Warriors in a potential NBA Finals matchup?<p>The Warriors are …

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Philadelphia 76ers: Why fans shouldn’t lose faith in Zhaire Smith

As Zhaire Smith becomes the latest rehab project for the Philadelphia 76ers heading into this season, here’s why fans should know better than to …

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Philadelphia 76ers: Jonah Bolden has opportunity with Zhaire Smith’s injury

The Philadelphia 76ers have options in addressing the void left by the injured Zhaire Smith, including unlikely option rookie big man Jonah Bolden.<p>In …

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Still looking for a new team, Jamal Crawford praises Philadelphia as possible fit

Jamal Crawford declined a $4.5 million player option with the Timberwolves for next season, thinking that as a free agent he could get into a …

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Moore: Markelle Fultz could determine Sixers' 2018-19 success

By not securing another star via free agency or trade, Brett Brown's team is likely to rely more heavily on the former No. 1 overall pick.<p>For the …

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Atlantic Notes: Noah, Porzingis, Atkinson, Crawford

As we relayed earlier this week, the Knicks are expected to part ways with oft-injured center <b>Joakim Noah</b> before the start of training camp. If the …

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Highlights of the Philadelphia 76ers’ 2018-19 schedule

Breaking down the most important aspects of the Philadelphia 76ers’ 2018-19 schedule.<p>The NBA released its full 2018-19 schedule Friday afternoon, …

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The Philadelphia 76ers’ cautious approach to acquiring win-now talent

<b>The Philadelphia 76ers’ offseason has been relatively quiet. While some may view this as a negative, it may be a blessing in disguise when comparing</b> …

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