| Mar 9, 2015
| 5:27 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Rookie center Joel Embiid experienced a “minor setback” during the rehab of the stress fracture in his right foot, according to an NBA source.
Some folks saw Embiid in public Sunday wearing a protective boot, which he...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:47 AM
Gone is last season's NBA Rookie of the Year, 23-year-old Michael Carter-Williams.
Saying good-bye this week is LeSean McCoy, the Eagles' all-time leading rusher at age 26.
Phillies and Flyers fans can rest easy because there is no one as young,...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 4:40 PM
With 19 games remaining in the 2014-15 season, what is reasonable to expect from the Sam Hinkie and the Sixers next year?
That could be a very interesting question.
So let's try some questions and answers about what the 2015-16 campaign could be like....
| Mar 3, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — While sitting out last season with a torn ACL, Nerlens Noel spent more than three months taking one-handed shots while his form was completely overhauled.
The progress was slow and time-consuming, but Noel — often with head...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:24 PM
MIAMI — Luol Deng made 11 of 14 shots and scored 29 points, Goran Dragic added 23 points and 10 assists, and the Miami Heat set a season high for scoring in a 119-108 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Dwyane Wade scored 18 for...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:30 PM
With $18.4 million in cap space available, Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie was looking to take on salary and add picks in NBA trade-deadline deals.
Hinkie did that and more Thursday.
After acquiring big man JaVale McGee and Oklahoma City's...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:20 PM
The Magic are back to a place they didn't really want to be: the lottery race.
They are in the thick of it again after a free-fall. Now looms an intriguing dilemma I shouldn't bring up after so much losing cost Jacque Vaughn his job and fans so much...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 6:01 PM
The Philadelphia 76ers find themselves in a different situation than at last year's NBA trade deadline.
A season ago, general manager Sam Hinkie was looking to unload impending veteran free agents Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes (along with former...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:33 PM
A year ago, Nerlens Noel was rehabilitating a torn left ACL at the all-star break.
On Friday night, he'll be among the American first- and second-year NBA players facing the international first- and second-year pros in the Rising Stars Challenge at...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 8:30 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers were a ready and willing opponent against the NBA-leading Warriors.
They just weren't able to beat Golden State despite trimming an 18-point deficit to four in the final minute of an eventual 89-84 loss Monday night at the...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 4:27 PM
The NBA All-Star break starts this week, yet the halfway point of the regular season has already slipped by.
But the All-Star game has long been regarded as the unofficial halfway point of the season.
So it's time for this reporter to hand out some...