Jan 10, 2012, 9:03 PM EDT
Sure, he was a beast on the hardwood, but Chocolate Thunder became a legend in part because of his over-sized personality and panache off the court.
Jan 10, 2012, 6:03 PM EDT
The Philadelphia 76ers passed a big test last night against the visiting Pacers—now can they keep it up against the lackluster Kings?
Jan 9, 2012, 11:02 PM EDT
Thaddeus Young was a beast in the Sixers 96-86 win over the Pacers on Monday night. Coach Collins was showering him with praise following the solid win.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:59 PM EDT
The two teams the Sixers disposed of over the weekend have a combined total of five wins on the season. Tonight’s opponent, the Indiana Pacers, have six themselves keeping them right near the top of the Central behind seven win Chicago. So it’s safe to say tonight will be a bit of a test. Will the Sixers be able to maintain their remarkable efficiency or will the Pacers’ size finally crack the Sixers’ winning streak?
Jan 9, 2012, 12:20 PM EDT
The Sixers have been red hot lately, but would you believe they’re the most efficient team in the NBA? Spencer Hawes is the key.
Jan 7, 2012, 11:00 PM EDT
The Philadelphia 76ers blow out the Toronto Raptors on the way to their best start to a season since 2000-01.
Jan 7, 2012, 6:32 PM EDT
The Philadelphia 76ers face the Toronto Raptors in their first Atlantic Division matchup of the year.
Jan 6, 2012, 11:34 PM EDT
A late-game hot streak from their shooting guard powers the Sixers over the visiting Pistons in their home opener.
Jan 6, 2012, 10:37 PM EDT
Legendary Sixers like Dr. J, Moses Malone, and Andrew Toney were at the Sixers home opener on Friday night. Julius has high hopes for the 2011-12 squad.
Jan 6, 2012, 5:51 PM EDT
The Sixers tip off their 2011-2012 home opener tonight against the Detroit Pistons amid rejuvenated expectations.
Jan 6, 2012, 12:21 PM EDT
2011 was an up and down year in Philly sports. Sadly, there were probably more downs when it mattered most. Here are the 10 worst losses of the year.
Jan 6, 2012, 11:07 AM EDT
Sir Charles and the TNT crew were caught on tape during a commercial break last night. Not surprisingly, Sir Chuck said some hilarious things.
Jan 5, 2012, 12:12 PM EDT
2011 was an up and down year in Philly sports. Here’s a look at the 25 best wins of the year.
Jan 4, 2012, 11:21 PM EDT
The Sixers secure their first winning record of the season with a convincing 101-93 victory.
Jan 4, 2012, 4:57 PM EDT
Mo Speezy has been freed. Our farewell to Marreese Speights who was traded to Memphis for two draft picks.
Jan 4, 2012, 2:03 PM EDT
The Sixers announced a couple of the minor changes to the in-game experience this afternoon. The Sixers Dance Team will expand to 20 ladies from the previous 12 and will be renamed the “Sixers Dream Team.” The Dunk Squad will also be renamed the “Sixers Flight Squad” and will expand from 4 to 9 dunkers.
Jan 4, 2012, 11:15 AM EDT
ESPN’s Marc Stein hints that a potential trade with the Sixers, Memphis Grizzlies, and New Orleans Hornets could send Mo Speights to the Griz and net the Sixers a pair of future draft picks.
Jan 4, 2012, 10:32 AM EDT
Charles Barkley will host Saturday Night Live this week for the third time in his comedic career. It’s apparently the most an athlete has ever hosted the show. Here’s a promo SNL put together with Sir Chuck and Bill Hader. The line about gambling on the Lions v. Saints game is solid. [video below]
Dec 31, 2011, 6:26 PM EDT
After a brutal loss in Utah, the Philadelphia 76ers look to redeem themselves against the Warriors in California.
Dec 31, 2011, 6:24 PM EDT
Will Evan Turner overtake Jodie Meeks for a spot in the starting lineup during the new year? Feel free to discuss this, or whatever you think are the most compelling story lines ahead for Philadelphia sports in 2012. Here’s hoping everybody had a safe and enjoyable evening.
Dec 30, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT
The Philadelphia 76ers visit the Jazz in Utah for a chance to go over .500 for the first time this year.
Dec 28, 2011, 11:53 PM EDT
The Philadelphia 76ers got their first win of the year in a 103-78 blowout of the Phoenix Suns.
Dec 28, 2011, 6:50 PM EDT
After dropping their season opener in Portland, the Philadelphia 76ers look to climb back to .500 against the Suns in Phoenix
Dec 28, 2011, 2:11 PM EDT
Did you know Eagles defensive end Trent Cole’s cousin is the point guard for the LeBron James and Dwyane Wade-led Miami Heat? It’s true. According to Deadspin, who wonder just who is Norris Cole? Learn something new every day.
Dec 27, 2011, 11:27 AM EDT
Reports came out very early on Tuesday morning—in fact, just as Lou Williams was leading a failed Sixers comeback in Portland—that the Sixers’ guard had been involved in another failed action earlier this week: a robbery.
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