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Ben Simmons shuts down heckling fan on social media

For the most part, professional athletes avoid the many trolls that pop up all over the internet. The main reason for that probably has something to do with the fact that they are literally everywhere.<p>From fans just looking to get a rise out of players to the ones who simply want attention, …

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A deep dive into the Sixers’ odd couple

On the surface, Joel Embiid and J.J. Redick couldn’t be more different.<p>Embiid is a 7-foot-2 marvel from Cameroon. Redick is an unassuming 6-foot-4 …

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NBA Rumors: Ben Simmons Comments On How Philadelphia 76ers Missed Out On LeBron James

Prior to signing a four-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers last month, James reportedly considered joining the Sixers as a free agent.<p>Despite …

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Philadelphia 76ers: 3 reasons to not sign Jamal Crawford

The Philadelphia 76ers may be shopping for another shooter to join the roster, but here’s why they should hold off on signing veteran guard Jamal …

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Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons wants to take next step

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons has realized that if he wants to be an All-Star, he has to add another dimension to his game.<p>Ben Simmons …

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Potential Philadelphia 76ers targets remaining on the open market

Who might the Philadelphia 76ers target as the offseason continues?<p>Before the 2018-2019 season gets underway, the Philadelphia 76ers may want to keep …

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Philadelphia 76ers roundtable: Thoughts on Steve Ballmer’s anti-Process comments

L.A. Clippers owner Steve Ballmer disparaged the Philadelphia 76ers’ rebuild in a recent meeting.<p>The Philadelphia 76ers exceeded all expectations …

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Philadelphia 76ers: 3 bold predictions for Jonah Bolden next season

<b>Jonah Bolden will have to help step in and fill the void left by Richaun Holmes, who was traded. If these predictions become reality, Bolden can</b> …

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2019 NBA Draft Big Board 1.0

An early look at the top 30 prospects in the 2019 NBA Draft class.<p>We’re still 11 months away from the 2019 NBA Draft, but storylines are already …

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Why you mad, Boston?

During this last Philadelphia 76ers playoff run, the team met the Boston Celtics for the first time since 2012. That matchup was fun six years ago …

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Ben Simmons on missed opportunity being LeBron James’ teammate

There are some who consider Philadelphia 76ers stud Ben Simmons to be the reincarnation of LeBron James. What a sight it would have been to witness …

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Answering Sixers questions from non-Sixers fans

What is the deal with Markelle Fultz? Inquiring minds want to know.<i>As we wind down our Sixers/Celtics week, we thought it would be a fun exercise to</i> …

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Sixers make historic hire in scouting department

Sixers hire Lindsey Harding as second female full-time scout in NBA from WNBA<p>AP Images<p>The Sixers have made a a historic hire in their scouting …

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Owner of non-playoff team last season takes tanking jab at Sixers

The Sixers have been minding their own business this summer.<p>We touched on that earlier this week as players from one Eastern Conference contender …

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Philadelphia 76ers: 3 bold predictions for J.J. Redick next season

J.J. Redick was a key piece to the Philadelphia 76ers’ playoff run last season. These bold predictions on his upcoming season could shape into …

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Sixers hire a female scout, Lindsey Harding

Two weeks ago, it was revealed that the Sixers were making a push to hire a qualified female scout. That has become reality.<p>On Friday, the Sixers …

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Steve Ballmer takes shot at Sixers over The Process

Rather than trusting The Process, Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is making it clear that he very much doubts it.<p>Speaking with fans and …

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Sixers news: Some expect Ben Simmons to fully switch to right hand next season

Philadelphia 76ers point forward Ben Simmons is one of the league’s most unique players. Having won the Rookie of the Year award last season, the …

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Philadelphia 76ers make good hire in Lindsey Harding as full-time scout

The Philadelphia 76ers made a good front office hire with bringing in former WNBA point guard Lindsey Harding as the club’s scout.<p>The front office of …

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Sixers Deep Bench Dive: Looking at the upside

The Sixers’ rotation seems to be mostly set for the upcoming season. A combination of veteran experience and youth makes for a solid top ten on the …

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Philadelphia 76ers: Shake Milton could be dark horse for rotation minutes

Could the Philadelphia 76ers’ second-round pick fight his way into the rotation?<p>There were plenty of potential steals in the 2018 NBA Draft. Michael …

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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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76ers and Honda to Hold 'Project 76 Day of Service'

<i>PHILADELPHIA 76ERS AND HONDA TO CLEAN, PAINT AND BEAUTIFY WEST PHILADELPHIA SCHOOL ON FRIDAY AT ‘PROJECT 76 DAY OF SERVICE,’ PRESENTED BY HONDA</i><p><i>MORE</i> …

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Philadelphia 76ers: 3 bold predictions for Furkan Korkmaz next season

Furkan Korkmaz is now a possible rotation player for the Philadelphia 76ers after an impressive summer league, as his outside shooting skill is badly …

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Philadelphia 76ers: Top three moves by former general manager Sam Hinkie

The next front office leader of the Philadelphia 76ers can learn from the positive moves made by former general manager Sam Hinkie.<p>It’s been a while …

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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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Sixers' Ben Simmons on Corden

Aug 15, 2018<p>This was definitely a great year for <b>Philadelphia</b> 76ers star <b>Ben Simmons</b> who was named NBA Rookie Of The Year!<p>Now last night Ben was a …

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Sixers remain quiet as contenders make their case for Eastern Conference supremacy

These are truly the dog days of summer when it comes to the NBA.<p>Players are likely either putting in work with daily workouts or enjoying some …

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Ben Simmons may switch to shooting righty this season?

Markelle Fultz may not be the only Philadelphia 76er looking to improve his shooting stroke for the coming NBA season.In the latest edition of his …

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Some Possible (and Not Possible) Sixers Lineups

<i>(Hi, I’m Justin! This is my first post as a contributor to Liberty Ballers. I grew up a</i> <i>Rockets</i> <i>fan, but I’ve admired the Sixers ever since they hired</i> …

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