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Ersan Ilyasova would love to have another go at a Sixers championship | Marcus Hayes

Ersan Ilyasova talked quick getaways, deli meat, and his deep appreciation of Brew Town with Marcus Hayes.

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‘Game of Zones’ pokes fun at Sixers Ben Simmons, Markelle Fultz in latest episode

If the pain of Markelle Fultz missing the majority of the season with a shoulder injury still lingers, you may want to sit this video out.

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Sixers’ Joel Embiid named second-team all-NBA

Embiid became the first Sixer named all-NBA since Allen Iverson garnered third-team honors in 2005-06.

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JJ Redick says Sixers would have offered Andre Iguodala a contract if Redick went elsewhere

On the Bill Simmons’ podcast, Redick (who has his own podcast with the Ringer) said Iguodala would have received his contract offer had he declined Sixers’ GM Bryan Colangelo’s offer.

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Sixers’ Robert Covington, Joel Embiid named to all-defensive teams

Covington is the first Sixer to be named to the all-defensive team since Dikembe Mutumbo in 2000-01

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Joel Embiid breaks Twitter silence to hit Celtics center Aron Baynes

Embiid breaks his Twitter silence to unleash a savage tweet targeting “Man bun.”

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Sixers’ Ben Simmons, Utah’s Donovan Mitchell unanimous NBA all-rookie picks

The two and Celtics forward Jayson Tatum are the finalists for rookie of the year.

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NBA launching version of Little League World Series; qualifier coming to King of Prussia

The winners of the Mid-Atlantic Region Tournament will go to Orlando in August for the first Jr. NBA World Championship tournaments.

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Former Sixers center Dikembe Mutombo to receive Sager Strong Award

Mutombo is only the second person to receive the annual award.

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Sixers need to find positionless players to position themselves for future | Bob Ford

Modern big men on championship teams can score on the perimeter and defend as well. The Sixers had half that equation.

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Miami’s Lonnie Walker says interview with Sixers went well

Lonnie Walker IV averaged 11.5 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.2 turnovers in 27.8 minutes with the Hurricanes.

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The Sixers need to get tougher on their young stars | Mike Sielski

That playoff series against the Celtics revealed some hard truths about Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and Markelle Fultz, and the Sixers have to make sure that trio learns the right lessons.

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Is Michael Porter Jr. worth the Sixers’ moving up to draft?

The small forward from Missouri was the 2017 national high school player of the year.

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Trae Young on Sixers meeting at NBA draft combine: ‘I know they are interested in me’

Trae Young received the Wayman Tisdale Award for being the national freshman of the year after leading the NCAA in scoring (27.4 points per game) and assists (8.7).

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For Sixers’ Joel Embiid, a breakthrough summer ahead?

Aside from getting an A-list free agent, a healthy and in-shape Embiid is the Sixers’ best bet to challenge the Celtics for Eastern Conference supremacy next season.

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Villanova’s NBA draft prospect update: Where the mock drafts have Jalen Brunson, Donte DiVincenzo going

As the Villanova guards try to raise their draft stock, the draft analysts weigh in on where they might get selected.

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NBA draft prospect Miles Bridges sees Sixers as a good fit

Miles Bridges will interview with the Sixers on Friday. Meanwhile, Villanova’s Donte DiVincenzo made waves with his impressive vertical.

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NBA draft scouting combine: Mo Bamba, Westtown grad and Texas star, turning heads with wingspan, athleticism

Former Westtown School and Texas standout standout Mo Bamba had the longest measured wingspan at the combine at 7 feet, 10 inches.

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What five returning Sixers can do to improve this summer

Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz need to find their jumpers, but what can other Sixers do to make things a little easier moving forward?

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Sixers’ Robert Covington undergoes surgery on finger

Robert Covington had minor surgery to repair a tendon in his left middle finger.

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