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36 min ago | Hardwood Houdini

Breaking Down The Celtics 2014-2015 Schedule: November

Apr 14, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo walks off the court after being injured in the first quarter of the game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: John Geliebter-USA TODAY Sports With preseason training camps set to begin in just a little over a week, now is as good a time as any to start looking at the Boston Celtics' 2014-2015 schedule to see which months will be heaven, and which ones will be sheer hell.* *I know what some of you are thinking: the Celtics still are not a very good team shouldn't every month be considered a potential hell? Let's try to be a smidge more optimistic! Today, I'm breaking down the month of November .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls

4 hrs ago | The Sixer Sense

76ers Statistics: Projecting Michael Carter-Williams for 2014-15

Not in recent history has there been an NBA Rookie of the Year that has received as much criticism as 76ers point Michael Carter-Williams. The 2013-14 ROY won the award without much competition, but still doesn't receive the proper respect for his season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse University NCAA, Syracuse Orange NCAA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports

7 hrs ago | Liberty Ballers

NBA Rank: Twitter Game Not Applicable

Another day has gone by, and ESPN has unveiled a few more players in their annual NBA Player Ranking. Previously, we saw quite a few familiar faces on their 400-500 ranking from a seemingly underrate Hollis Thompson to my favorite folk hero, the overrated Brandon Davies .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Elliot Williams, NBA Players, K.J. McDaniels, Joel Embiid, Brandon Davies, Hollis Thompson

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Philly.com

LeSean McCoy's celebrated receipt going for six figures on eBay

REMEMBER THE big hubbub last week over LeSean McCoy leaving a 20-cent tip at an eatery in Northern Liberties? As of 7:52 last night, there were 143 bids, with the highest one for the bad-service/bad-party tab hitting $100,000. Apparently, someone has nothing better to do with 100 grand.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Brandon Davies, Hollis Thompson, Casper Ware, NBA Players, Henry Sims, Jerami Grant

WHAM-AM Rochester

SU Players Filling Up Back End of NBA Rankings

It is worth noting, though, that there are 30 NBA teams, who can carry a maximum of 15 players each, so at any given time there are really only 450 "NBA players". That means that roughly half of the players who fall in this range will not actually be a part of the league when the season begins in late October.

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Hardwood Paroxysm

Aaron Gordon's Great Expectations

Jun 26, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Aaron Gordon is interviewed after being selected as the number four overall pick to the Orlando Magic in the 2014 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports In 2003, the Atlanta Hawks made one of the biggest draft blunders in recent NBA history.

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The Sixer Sense

76ers Pierre Jackson Responds Humbly to Low ESPN Ranking

May 16, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Pierre Jackson is interviewed during the NBA Draft combine at Harrison Street Athletics Facility. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports As we've discussed plenty of times, 76ers guard Pierre Jackson will miss a lot, if not all, of the 2014-15 regular season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Pierre Jackson, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Baylor University NCAA, Baylor Bears NCAA Basketball, Elliot Williams, Brandon Davies

The Sixer Sense

76ers Statistics: What to Expect from Jarvis Varnado in 2014-2015

Jarvis Varnado has played 37 NBA games over the last two seasons. Since being drafted in the second-round of the 2010 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat, Varnado has spent more time in Italy and the D-League than he has in the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jarvis Varnado, Henry Sims

Liberty Ballers

NBA Rank: Almost All The Sixers Are In The Bottom 100

ESPN has begun their annual NBA Rank , ranking every player in the league from 500 to 1. Today they listed those ranked between 400-500, and unsurprisingly eight active 76ers saw their names pop up today. Point guard and summer league standout Casper Ware came in at 476th, up from being completely unranked last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Brandon Davies, Pierre Jackson, NBA Players, Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, Michael Carter-Williams

Liberty Ballers

How Does He Fit, Part 1: Henry Sims

Although it may not seem like it, this season will be huge for the 76ers . Sure, the team will probably finish with the worst record in the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Henry Sims, Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, Michael Carter-Williams, Dario Saric

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Blazers Edge

ESPN Player Rankings 401-500 includes four(*) Blazers

Since apparently carriage returns are not included in fanshots, here are Blazers checking in: James Southerland, Training Camp Fodder: 470. Allen Crabbe, whose face is on a milk carton: 457.

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Related Topix: Sports, Elliot Williams, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers

The Sixer Sense

76ers Guard Tony Wroten Wants Throwback Jerseys

Sep 27, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers point guard Tony Wroten during a media day photo shoot at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Tony Wroten is aiming to improve on his 13.0 PPG scoring last season, which was elevated from 2.6 ppg in his rookie campaign.

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BleacherReport

Projecting the Ceiling of Every Top-10 2015 NBA Draft Prospect

Only it doesn't mean they'll reach it. I gave each one of our top 10 prospects an NBA ceiling and an established NBA player they might eventually look like down the road if everything goes according to plan.

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Related Topix: Sports, John Wall, Charlotte Bobcats, Joel Embiid, Washington Wizards, Ron Artest, Metta World Peace, Al Jefferson, NBA Basketball, Rasheed Wallace, NBA Players

Philly.com

Charles Barkley: 'Whipping' kids is different from child abuse

This morning, on Dan Patrick's syndicated radio show , Barkley, the NBA legend turned TNT analyst, went even further than he did yesterday on CBS Sports' NFL Today . On Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings star arrested Saturday on child-abuse charges: "This is a way overblown story.

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The Sixer Sense

76ers Pierre Jackson's Road to Recovery Vol. 1

Feb 20, 2013; Waco, TX, USA; Baylor Bears guard Pierre Jackson reacts against the Iowa State Cyclones during the second half at the Ferrell Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports 76ers draftee Pierre Jackson had his season cut short in the 76ers first Summer League game in Orlando on a simple cut.

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New York Daily News

Former St. John's guard JaKarr Sampson signs with Sixers

JaKarr Sampson works out for 13 different teams before the NBA draft, but it's possible the 6-9 forward goes undrafted Thursday night at Barclays Center. Former St. John's star JaKarr Sampson has signed a partially-guaranteed three-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, Red Storm coach Steve Lavin confirmed in a dispatch on Twitter late Sunday night.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Liberty Ballers

Sixers Reportedly Sign JaKarr Sampson to Three-Year Deal

According to Turner Sports writer and noted Rights to Ricky Sanchez supporter David Aldridge, the 76ers have dipped their toes into the dangerous free agent waters. Hearing former St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson , who played on 76ers' SL team, has signed a partially guaranteed 3yr deal w/Sixers.

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Related Topix: Lorenzo Brown, NBA Players, Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, St. John's University NCAA, St. John's Red Storm Women's Basketball, NBA Basketball

Liberty Ballers

5 Ways To Make A Midseason NBA Tournament A Huge Success

The FIBA World Cup was good, but a tournament involving NBA teams would be even better. Commissioner Adam Silver raised the subject back in July, but his proposal was light on the details.

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Related Topix: FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, NBA Basketball

Rant Sports

Predicting The Player Philadelphia 76ers' Rotation In 2014-15

It isn't any secret that the Philadelphia 76ers are going to be terrible... again. Yes, they have a roster that is building towards the future and they should be very good in a few years, but this season will be another story and the Sixers simply don't have a roster capable of competing at a high level.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Joel Embiid, NBA Players, Nerlens Noel, Hollis Thompson, Jerami Grant, Michael Carter-Williams

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Liberty Ballers

Three Weeks to Training Camp - Preview

In part one last week we took a look in depth at the players who will soon be headed to Sixers training camp, taking inventory on each players strengths and weaknesses, and projecting the key roster battles as camp progresses thru the preseason and toward opening day. In part II, we will take a step back and look at these key issues from the team perspective, and think a little bit about how Brett Brown may look to use his personnel to best advantage.

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