76ers get 11th pick in NBA draft
The Sixers stayed put at No. 11 after the drawing. The Cleveland Cavaliers, who had the second-worst record in the league, beat the odds and will have the first selection in the June 27 draft.
Fri May 17, 2013
Hinkie hire should improve Sixers' offense
With Sam Hinkie at the helm it is safe to assume that the Sixers will dial back their dependence on maddening mid-range shots, and instead focus on higher-efficiency areas.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Sixer Sense
Evan Turner: Season in Review
Evan Turner has heard his name circulating in rumors from the day he entered the NBA.
The Miami Herald
Bob Ford: 76ers taking analytics approach with new hires
Philadelphia's sports franchises have been late to the party, but the balancing point on applying modern methods to ancient crafts was reached Tuesday when the 76ers introduced a new general manager who doesn't think "quantitative analyst" is merely a synonym for "geek who never played." If you're keeping score, this makes it 2-2 in our town.
Tue May 14, 2013
Meet new Sixers GM and president Sam Hinkie
Hinkie was formally introduced by the team Tuesday. Hinkie was the executive vice president of basketball operations for the Rockets, and was the top choice by owner Joshua Harris to oversee the rebuilding of this beleaguered franchise.
Mon May 13, 2013
Learn about analytics before you rip Sixers' hire
IT ALWAYS makes me laugh when a fan will come up to me or send an email and call a player a word that I can't print.
New GM Who Supports Analytics Should not be Happy with Philadelphia 76ers Roster
Over the weekend, the Philadelphia 76ers hired Sam Hinkie to become their new general manager.
Sun May 12, 2013
76ers Sunday Morning Shootaround: The Bikini Edition
In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Lavoy Allen judges a bikini contest, Evan Turner gets a pedicure, and Damien Wilkins deftly handles a case of mistaken identity.
Inside the Sixers: New GM Hinkie more than just a numbers guy
The abrupt hiring of Houston Rockets assistant general manager Sam Hinkie as 76ers president of basketball operations and general manager, coupled with the swift kick the organization gave to Tony DiLeo on Friday, shows that owner Joshua Harris is going full-bore in doing away with one culture and giving birth to another.
Sat May 11, 2013
Philadelphia 76ers hire Sam Hinkie as general manager
Since Doug Collins resigned as head coach more than three weeks ago, speculation surrounding the 76ers has been on finding his replacement.
Thu May 09, 2013
Could Larry Brown be in Sixers' future?
IN AN IDEAL basketball world the 76ers would be set to move forward with a new coach, perhaps a new president, maybe a new general manager or at least word that the one in place will be here beyond June 30, when his contract expires.
a Bullish Decision
The Sixers have been abandoned again. It was another three seasons of wasted basketball instead of moving closer to the ultimate goal of a championship.
Creating the Perfect Offseason Plan for the Philadelphia 76ers
If Philly is able to nail these areas down between now and next season, then we might have a pretty good team on our hands.
Wed May 08, 2013
Holiday wants Curry promoted
If the 76ers were to heed the advice of their all-star point guard, they would call off the search for the team's next coach and promote from within.
Draft 2013: Anthony Bennett Falling?
Early Tuesday afternoon, ESPN's NBA Draft Insider Chad Ford reported that UNLV freshman forward Anthony Bennett will be out four months after surgery on his rotator cuff in his left shoulder that is expected to go down today.
Tue May 07, 2013
Is it time for the Sixers to trade Evan Turner?
"The enigma" seems to be a fitting nickname for Evan Turner, because after three seasons with the 76ers it is still difficult for the franchise and its fans to figure him out.
Philadelphia 76ers Will Need More Consistent Evan Turner
It is going to be a long offseason for the Philadelphia 76ers trying to figure out what went wrong this season.
Philadelphia 76ers Stay Or Go Series: Arnett Moultrie And His Arrested Developement
This review of Arnett Moultrie's rookie season will make a lot more sense if you've ever watched a few episodes of "Arrested Development." Most of it was spent wearing a furry seal backpack on team charters and making sure that the 76ers' veterans had warm donuts waiting when they arrived to practice.
Mon May 06, 2013
Why Derrick Rose Is the Greatest Decoy in NBA Playoff History
The entire NBA season has been spent wondering when he would come back. Gradually, "when" became "if," but the true issue at hand never wavered.
Wheeling & Dealing II
The other day, I wrote how the 76ers should approach building a real contender by tanking and trading for superior but injured players.