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76ers To Wells Fargo: Give Us Money, Or We Won't Use Your Dumb Name

In an interesting bit of corporate jiu jitsu, the Philadelphia 76ers will cease referring to their home arena as the “Wells Fargo Center”—its corporate-sponsored name—reports the Associated Press. Instead, the 76ers will refer to it as “The Center” or their “home arena,” seemingly in retaliation after “the financial… » 6/10/15 9:22pm 6/10/15 9:22pm

76ers Win Right To Trade Somebody For Two Second-Rounders In 2017

Well, it was worth it. At long last, it was worth it. The two forfeited seasons, the lottery picks spent on bum legs, the young players traded for assets, the assets traded for lesser assets, the draft lottery letting the Heat and Lakers keep their picks instead of shipping them to Philly, the TED talks, the… » 5/19/15 10:00pm 5/19/15 10:00pm

Heat And Sixers Both Really, Really Need To Lose To Each Other Tonight

There is a very special game being played tonight, the final night of the NBA regular season, with so much more at stake than just a boring old postseason berth. The Heat and 76ers will meet, each seeking the same draft pick, each needing desperately to lose their game to secure it. Tonight in Philly: it’s Tanknarök. » 4/15/15 2:13pm 4/15/15 2:13pm

The Lakers' Pyrrhic Victory Lays Bare The NBA's Flawed Incentives

With the game tied 111-111 with 0.7 seconds left in overtime, the Lakers' Jordan Clarkson made a layup to defeat the 76ers. Clarkson was the 46th pick in the draft, sandwiched between two guys named Dwight Powell and Russ Smith. Both Powell and Smith have already been traded—in Powell's case three times—and have… » 3/31/15 12:26am 3/31/15 12:26am

The Guy Who Plays The Sixers' New Mascot Hates Philly And The Sixers

The garbage-ass Philadelphia 76ers unveiled a new mascot earlier this month, perhaps hoping that a big fake dog named Franklin would distract fans from the historically bad product that the organization is putting on the floor every night. Unfortunately for the team, some internet sleuthing has revealed that the guy… » 2/23/15 9:58am 2/23/15 9:58am

At Long Last The 76ers Accept That, Yes, It's Finally Time To Rebuild

You can imagine the bittersweet mixture of sadness, gratitude, and relief 76ers fans must be feeling this evening. Today, in a flurry of moves executed just before the NBA's annual trading deadline, general manager and president of basketball operations Sam Hinkie finally pulled the plug on a beloved but aging core of… » 2/19/15 10:23pm 2/19/15 10:23pm