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  1. LIVE STREAM: The Andrew BynumJason Richardson Press Conference at 12:15 p.m.

    Aug 15, 2012, 11:19 AM EDT

    Should you be unable to make it down to the presser, we’ll be streaming it LIVE here on TheLevel starting at 12:15 p.m.

  2. To the Faithful Departed: Lou Williams

    Aug 15, 2012, 10:46 AM EDT

    Continuing our look at departed Sixers, today we remember Lou Williams.

  3. Sixers to Hold Public Andrew Bynum Presser at National Constitution Center

    Aug 14, 2012, 1:19 PM EDT

    Adam Aron and the Sixers are so excited about bringing Andrew Bynum to Philadelphia they wanted to share his welcome press conference with all of you. The team will welcome both Bynum and Jason Richardson to town on Wednesday at a public press conference held at the National Constitution Center in Old City.

  4. To the Faithful Departed: Elton Brand

    Aug 14, 2012, 10:46 AM EDT

    This week, I’ll be saying a proper goodbye to some longtime Sixers players that won’t be suiting up in the Red, White and Blue next season. First up: Power forward Elton “Sugar Bear” Brand, amnestied by management and now signed with the Dallas Mavericks.

  5. Bynum to Head to Germany for ‘Non-Invasive Knee Procedure’, Says Source Confirming What Bynum Said

    Aug 13, 2012, 4:20 PM EDT

    Sixers beat writer for the Inquirer, John Mitchell, authored a blog post today saying that a source told him Andrew Bynum will head to Germany in September to have a “non-invasive knee procedure.” It’s unclear if his source was Andrew Bynum, but the former Laker told reporters the same thing back in May, according to this ESPN story. It’s the same procedure his old teammate, Kobe Bryant, received and spoke highly of:

  6. Suddenly Sixer-Less Team USA Wins Gold, Beats Spain 107-100

    Aug 12, 2012, 12:17 PM EDT

    Team USA pulled away from Spain late to win the Gold medal, though for Philly fans the win is bittersweet.

  7. Regarding Andrew: A Chat With Michael Levin About the Sixers’ Blockbuster Acquisition

    Aug 11, 2012, 11:55 AM EDT

    With the Sixers shocking the basketball world—OK, nobody really cares about their part of the deal except for us—by pulling off what appears to be something of a heist for Lakers’ All-NBA center Andrew Bynum, we had to reach out to friend of the blog Michael Levin of Liberty Ballers for a chance to celebrate some legitimately positive news for once.

  8. Web Store Uses Philly Sports Fans Surly Reputation in Attempt to Sell Batteries

    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 !@#$&%.”

  9. Bill Simmons Calls Sixers Winners In Howard Trade, But Worries About Bynum in Philly

    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.

  10. Yes, Yes, 1000 Times Yes: Iguodala for Bynum, Best Thing Ever

    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.

  11. Rumored Blockbuster: Dwight to Lakers, Iguodala to Denver, Bynum to Philly

    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.

  12. What’s Evan Tweeting? August 2012 Edition

    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:

  13. Andre Iguodala with the Sweet Dunk Against Argentina… Denied!

    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!

  14. Team USA Rolls Into Second Week of Competition, Face Toughest Opponent Yet Today

    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.

  15. Unsurprisingly, the Sixers’ Offseason Cracks SI’s Most Puzzling List

    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.

  16. Team USA Basketball Whomps France in Olympic Debut

    Jul 29, 2012, 11:45 AM EDT

    Team USA easily handled their first opponent, ending with a 98-71 victory.

  17. Here’s Andre Iguodala Putting On His Ralph Lauren USA Gear for Opening Ceremonies

    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.

  18. A Little Youngin’ Evan Turner and Shaq

    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”

  19. Players You Hate… Until They Come to Philly

    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?

  20. Watch Andre Iguodala Swat an Argentinian in Super Slow Motion

    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.

  21. NBA Appears Set to Allow Ads On Jerseys

    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.

  22. Doug Collins Announces Sixers Have Brought Back Royal Ivey

    Jul 17, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT

    And here’s the backup point guard we’ve all been going on about.

  23. Kobe Says Andre Iguodala Has Been Shooting the Lights Out

    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.