Aug 10, 2012, 12:56 PM EDT
I think a marketing ploy must be pretty effective when you don’t know if it’s ingenious or offensive. So when I saw that bargain website Woot.com employed the tactic of using Philadelphia sports fans less-than-stellar reputation in an attempt to sell AAA Duracell batteries I laughed at first, but then thought, “Hey! You !@#$&%.”
Aug 10, 2012, 11:17 AM EDT
ESPN’s Bill Simmons feels very similarly to Sixers fans in his love of the deal to bring Andrew Bynum to Philly. He does worry a little bit though.
Aug 9, 2012, 11:18 PM EDT
Multiple sources are reporting that Andre Iguodala and others are being dealt for All-Star center Andrew Bynum from the Lakers.
Aug 9, 2012, 1:16 PM EDT
Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski says a potential blockbuster including Andre Iguodala that would land the Sixers Andrew Bynum is being discussed.
Aug 8, 2012, 10:54 AM EDT
While hopefully all of you are already following his timeline religiously, it’d be journalistically irresponsible for us to not keep you guys posted on what the Extraterrestrial’s been tweeting recently. So here’s what Evan’s been sharing on the Bluebird in the last week:
Aug 6, 2012, 6:03 PM EDT
Andre Iguodala had a real nice slam on a breakway that was actually ruled no bucket as the ball, after being dunked through the rim, bounced off of his shoulder and bounced back up through the cylinder. No good!
Aug 6, 2012, 10:25 AM EDT
With a victory today, the team will finish the first round with a Group A-best 5-0 record, and a chance to play the fourth-place team from Group B in the Quarterfinal round on Wednesday, likely to be Team Australia.
Aug 3, 2012, 2:36 PM EDT
Maalik Wayns! At some point over the last few days the Sixers added the former Villanova star to their bizarre roster. It was just the latest in a very strange summer. Their offseason has induced head scratch after head scratch. Clearly, they’re not built to make huge strides in 2012-2013 and they fittingly landed on Sports Illustrated’s list of most concerning offseasons.
Jul 29, 2012, 11:45 AM EDT
Team USA easily handled their first opponent, ending with a 98-71 victory.
Jul 27, 2012, 3:09 PM EDT
Dre just tweeted the following photo of himself putting on the famed Ralph Lauren Olympic outfits for the opening ceremonies.
Jul 26, 2012, 1:13 PM EDT
Most people’s photos are relatively boring, but a little youngin’ ET and a big old Shaq makes for a pretty cool photo. Evan’s caption, “I wonder if shaq remember this #tbt”
Jul 24, 2012, 2:03 PM EDT
Who are some professional athletes Philly fans can’t stand, but you would love to see in one of the local teams’ uniforms?
Jul 23, 2012, 2:11 PM EDT
Andre Iguodala has been holding his own on the 2012 Men’s Olympic Basketball Team. Kobe Bryant has praised Dre for his lights out shooting, but he’s also flashed some of his patented defense. Watch Igudodala swat an Argentinian in super-slow motion in the enjoyable two-minute clip below. The CP3 to LeBron alley-oop is like art.
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Jul 21, 2012, 10:45 AM EDT
What we’re reading this morning instead of doing something more productive.
Jul 20, 2012, 10:37 AM EDT
The NBA’s Board of Governors appears ready to allow advertisements on NBA jerseys as early as 2013.
Jul 17, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT
And here’s the backup point guard we’ve all been going on about.
Jul 17, 2012, 12:11 PM EDT
For all of his detractors in Philadelphia, Andre Iguodala has been both praised and embraced by his star-studded cast of Olympic teammates. It’s been pretty fun seeing Dre interact and play alongside the best players in the game. He really gets to maximize his skill set when he has such great talent surrounding him.
Jul 16, 2012, 2:44 PM EDT
Dime Magazine captured this clip of C-Webb calling a Rockets-Wizards Summer League game over the weekend and making a rather humorous error when attempting make an Anchorman reference. [video below]
Jul 16, 2012, 10:19 AM EDT
how did the Sixers do in what we here at the Level have been calling the most pivotal off-season in the franchise’s post-AI history? Well, let’s break it down into a series of questions.
Jul 13, 2012, 2:02 PM EDT
According to Woj, the Sixers have signed center Kwame Brown to a two-year contract worth $6 million in total.
Jul 12, 2012, 3:19 PM EDT
A look back on Elton Brand’s time as a Sixer.
Jul 12, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT
With Andre Iguodala making this summer’s team and hoping to earn gold, he was asked to weigh in on the ’92 vs. ’12 debate. Not surprisingly, Dre said he’d want to d-up the greatest player ever, Michael Jordan.
Jul 9, 2012, 9:06 PM EDT
The 2012 first-round pick of the Philadelphia 76ers has his professional debut against the Pacers.
Jul 6, 2012, 12:25 PM EDT
The Sixers entered the fray of the off-season today with a variety of high-impact personnel moves.
Jul 4, 2012, 4:43 PM EDT
The Philadelphia 76ers decided to re-up for two more years with their starting center, for a total of $13 million.
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