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Why I love Kessler Edwards and his potential fit with the Sixers

With the draft less than 10 days away, we take a look at a Draft Twitter darling and how he could help the Sixers as soon as 2022. - Read More

Out of Site: Episode 49 with Dave Early | Out Now

The Philadelphia 76ers hired head coach Doc Rivers last offseason. Then, they hired Daryl Morey to be the President of Basketball Operations. After one year, the results were disappointing for this... - Read More

Expect Matisse Thybulle’s role to increase next season with the Sixers

Change is on the horizon, and Thybulle will benefit from it. - Read More

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (69) The Damian Lillard Whispers Grow Louder | Out Now

On today’s episode of The Gastroenteritis Blues, Emily, Dan and Steve discuss the week’s litany of rumors surrounding Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard. How much stock to they put into the... - Read More

Sixers Draft: A Deuce McBride Discussion with CJ Marchesani | Out Now

On this episode, Daniel is joined by CJ Marchesani of The Stephen and The Roll Call Sports Network to talk about a prospect the two disagree on — Miles "Deuce" McBride from West Virginia, and... - Read More

NBA Finals: Bucks vs. Suns Game 5 Thread

Game Info Who: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Phoenix Suns When: 9:00 pm ET (July 17, 2021) Where: Phoenix Suns Arena, Phoenix, AZ Watch: ABC Twitter: @BrightSideSun & @Brewhoop Listen: KMVP/KSUN, WTMJ-AM/FM - Read More

Report: Damian Lillard to request trade from Portland

Fire up the trade machine - Read More

Talking About Podcast: Answering all of your Mailbag questions | Out Now

Dan and Sean asked for your questions, and you delivered. On this week’s Talking About Podcast, the two discuss multiple Sixers off-season topics, ranging from trade offers to the philosophy behind... - Read More

The Daryl Morey-Doc Rivers marriage is off to a rocky start: 5 problems they should have seen coming

.@DocRivers was the @sixers best off-season acquisition but Josh and David brought him in not me! https://t.co/XxCw2C1aKw— Daryl MorΞy    (@dmorey) April 30, 2021 One season into the... - Read More

Sixers Draft: Why Kessler Edwards is being underrated in the 2021 Draft with PD Web | Out Now

Daniel is joined by one of the smartest people in NBA and Draft Twitter — PD Web — to talk about the 6’8" forward out of Pepperdine, Kessler Edwards, and why the junior sharpshooter could be an... - Read More

Bucks vs. Suns NBA Finals Game 4 Open Thread

Can the Bucks tie the series? - Read More

NBA Rumors: Teams interested in Ben Simmons, De’Aaron Fox’s availability, and Danny Green’s free agency

A look at the latest trade and free agency rumors involving the Sixers. - Read More

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (68) LIVE on Spotify Greenroom - Sixers Rumor Roundup | Out Now

On today’s live edition of The Gastroenteritis Blues (originally recorded on the Spotify Greenroom app), Steve, Dan and Emily discuss a plethora of rumors that emerged from Sixersland this week.... - Read More

Submit your questions for this week’s Talking About Podcast episode

Mail time! - Read More

Thursday at 12:00pm - LIVE Gastro Blues on the Spotify Greenroom App, Discussing the latest Ben Simmons Rumors + More

The Gastro gang is back with another of the hosts’ weekly bonus podcasts recording LIVE on the Spotify Greenroom app (formerly Locker Room), Wednesday, July 14, at 12:00pm. Emily, Dan and Steve... - Read More

Former Sixer Willie Green reportedly tabbed as Pelicans Head Coach

Amid the latest surge of Ben Simmons-to-elsewhere rumors that emerged from The Athletic’s Shams Charania on Tuesday, he included a nugget about a bygone 76er who has since risen up the coaching... - Read More

Report: Sixers have started Ben Simmons trade talks, seeking "All-Star-caliber player"

The Philadelphia 76ers’ offseason is underway, and the obvious subject everyone is focused on is what lies ahead for Ben Simmons. After the Sixers’ epic collapse against the Atlanta Hawks in the... - Read More

Liberty Ballers Community Big Board: coming in at no. 5, Jonathan Kuminga

Vote for no. 6 - Read More

Out of Site: Episode 48 with Tom West | Out Now

We now return you to your regularly scheduled programming day for the Out of Site podcast! Game three of the NBA Finals has taken place, but don’t tell the guest of the podcast, Tom West, yet! He... - Read More

Matisse Thybulle impresses in Team Australia debut and brings back his vlogs

Any summer is better when Matisse Thybulle is making vlogs. His series documenting life inside the NBA’s Orlando Bubble with the Philadelphia 76ers last year was brilliant, and the few offseason... - Read More

The Best Simmons Trade

I have finally seen my new favorite trade involving Ben Simmons. It was proposed by shdwmyth in the comment section of the recent Simmons article about looking for an all star caliber player a... - Read More

Report: Sixers hire Tad Brown as their new CEO

The offseason news we’ve all been waiting for! - Read More

Liberty Ballers Community Big Board: Jalen Suggs voted no. 4 overall

Vote for no. 5 - Read More

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (67) Special Guest Rohan Singh Talks Sixers, Suns, Eagles, Danny Green & Ben Simmons | Out Now

On today’s episode of The Gastroenteritis Blues, Emily, Steve and Dan are joined by the great Rohan Singh. A Philly-Twitter favorite, Rohan discusses the origins of his Philadelphia sports fandom... - Read More

Sixers Draft: All things Tre Mann and Terrence Shannon Jr. with Mark Schindler | Out Now

On the debut episode of the Sixers Draft podcast, Daniel Olinger is joined by Mark Schindler of Premium Hoops and Indy Cornrows to breakdown two players (now one) who might be great option for the... - Read More

Report: Timberwolves interested in trading for Ben Simmons

The NBA offseason is underway for most teams at this point, with various coaching hires and trade rumors occurring. As for the Philadelphia 76ers, the obvious subject everyone’s focused on is what... - Read More

Talking About Podcast: A 2021 Sixers Draft Primer | Out Now

Following a brief discussion on Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Sean lays down some draft questions for Daniel to tackle, giving his takes on who might be the best fits for the Sixers and guys with a... - Read More

Suns vs. Bucks NBA Finals Game 2 Open Thread

Can the Bucks tie the series or will Phoenix maintain homecourt advantage? - Read More

Danny Green thinks Sixers fans could be more supportive during tough times

It’s been two and a half weeks since the Sixers were eliminated from the second round of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals by the 5th seeded Atlanta Hawks. In that time, some of the rawness of... - Read More

Out of Site: Episode 47 with Harrison Grimm | Out Now

The NBA Finals have begun, and host Adio Royster is still watching — albeit with tears running down his face. That’s either because the Philadelphia 76ers aren’t in it or because Dario Saric tore... - Read More

Reviewing 2020-21 for Sixers’ low-minute players and what comes next for them

To review the 2020-21 season for six players at the end of the Philadelphia 76ers’ bench, I had the pleasure of joining Liberty Ballers’ own Jackson Frank on his new Sixers podcast with the Blue... - Read More

The Homie Dario Saric has reportedly suffered a torn ACL in his right knee

Suns forward Dario Saric has a torn ACL in his right knee.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 7, 2021 Gut-wrenching. With the Sixers now long gone from the NBA playoffs, there were precious... - Read More

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (66) LIVE on Spotify Greenroom - Fake Trades! | Out Now

On today’s episode of The Gastroenteritis Blues (first recorded on the Spotify Greenroom app) Dan, Steve and Emily discuss a whole lot of fake trades for the Sixers. Among the players discussed:... - Read More

The Homie Dario injured in opening minutes of NBA Finals

We can’t even tangentially have nice things. - Read More

Bucks vs. Suns NBA Finals Game 1 - Open Thread

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Phoenix Suns - 9:00 pm ET (ABC) The NBA Finals are here. It’s exciting to have two new teams competing at this stage of the season, with both possessing plenty of offensive... - Read More

Power Ranking Every NBA Team's 3-Year Window

Life in the  NBA  moves quickly, as teams are often a season away from losing their key players to free agency. Teams who few believe in now could also be on the verge of becoming contenders... - Read More

Ranking the Top 15 Guards in 2021 NBA Free Agency

Just a couple of weeks shy of the official start of the  NBA 's 2021 free-agency period on August 2, there's still time to dive into this offseason's class of potential difference-makers... - Read More

Every NBA Team's Player Most Likely to Be Traded This Summer

From the blindingly obvious trade candidacy of the Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons to the by-default status enjoyed by the Golden State Warriors' Andrew Wiggins, every NBA team has a player it's more likely to trade than anyone else on its roster... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Buzz: Sources Say Scottie Barnes Could Go Top 5

Love for  Scottie Barnes  has snowballed to the point scouts and executives expect he's going in the top five of the  NBA  draft.   Sources tell Bleacher Report the Orlando Magic are a good possibility for Barnes at No... - Read More

76ers Sleeper Prospects to Target in 2021 NBA Draft

The closer the Philadelphia 76ers get to competing for an NBA title, the higher the stakes rise for each of their roster moves.   When they enter the upcoming draft with picks 28 and 50, they need to walk away with at least one rotation-quality addition.. - Read More

Playing Trade or Keep with NBA's Most Rumored Trade Targets

The  NBA 's trade rumor mill is buzzing loud enough to draw a noise complaint.   Since free-agency options are mostly limited around the league because of shortages of both salary-cap ... - Read More

Every NBA Team's Toughest Decision This Offseason

Nothing about working in an  NBA  front office is easy, although some decisions are more difficult than others... - Read More

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength developed by the ESPN Analytics team. - Read More

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds estimate the likelihood for each team to make the playoffs, win the NBA title and finish in the top three of the NBA lottery. - Read More

Basketball Hall of Fame: Everything you need to know about the Class of 2021

The Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021. We have all the news and names you need, including Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, Chris Webber and Ben Wallace. - Read More

NBA trade deadline: Aldridge joins loaded Nets squad

Miami added an All-Star while Toronto and New Orleans held on to their point guards. What's next? Get all the latest buzz from the NBA trade deadline. - Read More

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant: Remembrances and reaction

The NBA world remembers the life and legacy of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died Jan. 26, 2020. - Read More

NBA Finals 2021: Complete coverage of Suns vs. Bucks

Keep it here for all the news, intel, analysis and matchup info all postseason long. - Read More

Former Rockets exec named CEO of 76ers, Devils

Tad Brown, who stepped down in April after 15 years as CEO of the Rockets, has agreed to become the CEO of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils. - Read More

The time LeBron took his talents to South Beach and the best one-liners in sports

Before LeBron took his talents to South Beach, Deion Sanders taught us that if you want to play good (and get paid good) you must first look and feel good. In honor of the 11th anniversary of "The Decision," here are 10 of the best one-liners in sports. - Read More

76ers, Devils CEO O'Neil resigns after 8 years

Scott O'Neil, the CEO of the parent company that owns the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, has resigned after an eight-year run in which he shepherded The Process and the Prudential Center. - Read More

Sources: Talks ongoing on Simmons' Philly future

No trade request for 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons has been made as the sides are expected to continue talking ahead of the NBA draft and free agency, sources told ESPN. - Read More

Morey: 25-26 teams would 'love' 76ers' situation

Less than two days after his 76ers were bounced out of the playoffs by the Hawks on their home court, Daryl Morey was emphatic in his belief that the level of negativity that surrounds the franchise at the moment doesn't match reality. - Read More

Rivers: 76ers have plan to help out Simmons

The 76ers have a plan to address Ben Simmons' shooting woes that will involve doing "the right work" and doing it "the right way," coach Doc Rivers said Monday. - Read More

NBA playoffs MVPs: Which superstar owned the conference semifinals?

How good were KD and Giannis in Round 2? How about the Point God? Our panel is ranking the MVPs of the conference semis. - Read More

How the 76ers should approach the offseason

Joel Embiid could earn big money this offseason, but are other changes coming to Philadelphia? - Read More

Simmons takes blame: 'Offensively, I wasn't there'

After a postseason in which he was historically inept from the free throw line and struggled to score in the second round, Ben Simmons shouldered the blame, acknowledging he "didn't do enough" for his 76ers teammates and needs to get his mind right. - Read More

'He's fearless. The opponents have to guard for that': Trae Young's heroics came just in time

Ice Trae went ice cold for much of Game 7, but he turned up the heat when it mattered most. Now the upstart Hawks prepare for their biggest test yet. - Read More

The Atlanta Hawks troll Philadelphia 76ers after Game 7

Apparently the Atlanta Hawks are still "processing" how they sent the Sixers packing. - Read More