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  1. Video: Allen Iverson’s Crossover Still Exists

    Nov 23, 2011, 10:44 AM EDT

    Allen Iverson has been making the NBA lockout organized pickup game rounds as of late and The Mars Reel (via Slam) unearthed this clip of A.I. showing off his crossover on Jeff Teague. Sure, A.I. may not have that ridiculous lightning quickness that he was possessed, but we’re just happy to see a highlight of him show up on the Internet at all.

  2. Hot New NBA Lockout Job: St. Joe’s Hoops Intern

    Nov 22, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT

    With the NBA lockout continuing to look grim, NBA players are still looking for a way to keep busy. Some, like former St. Joe’s Hawk Delonte West have applied for jobs at places like Home Depot, while others like former Sixer Willie Green have been hanging around Phil Martelli’s team as an intern.

  3. HIP HOP IS DEAD

    Nov 22, 2011, 9:23 AM EDT

    No, not just the genre! The Sixers mascot of the same name has met his end. When we first heard this was likely and/or possible, we couldn’t have been happier. And it’s not like we’re in the minority or part of some vanguard revolution against the roided up rabbit here. I can’t think of any fans Hip Hop had.

    And now, per an investigative report by Rich Hofmann, the Sixers have announced the retirement of Hip Hop, who has fallen in love, married (far be it from him to live in sin), and moved away to start a family.

  4. Dr. J Walks off with a Cool 3.5 Million in Auction of Personal Goods

    Nov 21, 2011, 12:18 PM EDT

    With the bidding on his personal memorabilia auction now closed, reports are out that Julius Erving is walking away with a total of $3.5 million dollars.

  5. In Case You Needed Help Pronouncing the Name of Any Sixers Players (Who Are Currently Locked Out)

    Nov 18, 2011, 6:04 PM EDT

    Videos someone by the name of “runforthecube” made showing the (not-exactly) correct way to pronounce professional basketball players’ names. From his page descreption, “I’m an unprofessionally trained Linguistics expert in the English language.”

  6. Would You Run a Marathon for a Free Sixers Ticket?

    Nov 18, 2011, 3:53 PM EDT

    Sure, you have to run 26.2 miles. And yes, there is currently no NBA season taking place. But you could still get a free ticket to a future Sixers game by running the Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday!

  7. Did Doug Collins Have to Get a Job at Superfresh?

    Nov 17, 2011, 11:51 AM EDT

    No, Doug Collins was not forced to get a job working at a grocery store due to the NBA lockout. And no, Doug Collins is not shipping canned goods to his unemployed players.

  8. Allen Iverson Tells Lawyer to ‘Go to Hell’

    Nov 15, 2011, 2:19 PM EDT

    We won’t rehash it all, go read the full account, but A.I. finishes it off by giving the lawyer a piece of his mind.

  9. Law & OrderNBA: Union Rejects Deal, Will Move to Dissolve

    Nov 14, 2011, 3:21 PM EDT

    The NBA players have rejected the owners’ latest offer and will be dissolving their union to pursue legal options. If you were wondering what exactly defined “worst case scenario,” well…here you go.

  10. Allen Iverson in Celtic Green?

    Nov 14, 2011, 11:20 AM EDT

    Allen Iverson’s agent says he wants to play for the Celtics.

  11. Actually, It’s Pronounced “Mill-e-wah-que”: Sixers Take on Bucks to Move Above .500

    Nov 11, 2011, 2:02 PM EDT

    How will the Philadelphia 76ers fare in their game against the Milwaukee Bucks tonight?

  12. Countdown to (Financial) Doomsday: Stern Issues Ultimatum

    Nov 6, 2011, 11:14 AM EDT

    If you want basketball, and the players want as much money as possible, it’s come time to sign a deal. Otherwise, neither you nor they will be getting any getting any of either.

  13. The 1976-77 Sixers Yearbook: Pop-Up Video Edition

    Oct 31, 2011, 4:38 PM EDT

    The Philadelphia 76ers have published eight pages from their 1976-1977 team yearbook, complete with pop-up video-style factoids explaining the necessary takeaways from each trip down memory lane. Plus, someone wrestles a bear!

  14. Andre Iguodala’s Dragonfly Jones Halloween Costume Was Stupendous

    Oct 31, 2011, 10:49 AM EDT

    We’ve seen some pretty fantastic Halloween costumes floating around the Internet over the past few days — this headless Tony Romo was a personal favorite — but the costume put together by Sixers star Andre Iguodala was clearly one of the best.

  15. Lockout Update: Progress Stalls, Season Now Cancelled Through Nov. 30

    Oct 29, 2011, 12:55 PM EDT

    After talks finally looked to be heading in a positive direction after multiple day-long meetings, commissioner David Stern announced Friday evening that the season the 2011-2012 season has been cancelled through November 30th. Any of the hope generated earlier this week that league might find a way to conduct a full 82-game season is now officially squashed.

  16. “Dr. J Doesn’t Need the Money, Just Wants You to Have His Stuff,” Says Dr. J

    Oct 27, 2011, 3:53 PM EDT

    By now you’ve probably heard the reports that former-Sixers great Julius Erving is planning to move some of his most prized basketball treasures in an open auction. Thankfully, for those of you worried, Julius Erving is now denying that Julius Erving is any kind of financial trouble.

  17. Jrue Holiday Continues to Grow, Has Big Aspirations

    Oct 27, 2011, 1:06 PM EDT

    Slam Online’s Tzvi Twersky caught up with Jrue Holiday recently to talk about his summer, his growth, his aspirations, and what parts of his game he’s been working on.

  18. Is an 82-Game Season Still a Possibility for the NBA?

    Oct 27, 2011, 11:50 AM EDT

    After a 15-hour marathon meeting on Wednesday, is an 82-game season back on the table? If it is, neither the players nor the owners deserve it.

  19. Things They Should Do: The700Level’s Recommendations to the New Sixers Ownership

    Oct 25, 2011, 10:58 AM EDT

    Intrigued by the Josh Harris’ call for fan involvement, we decided to list our own suggestions for the team. The open question posed to The700Level staff: “What would you change, or not change, about the Sixers?”

  20. WATN: Pat Croce Does Pirates Better than Johnny Depp

    Oct 24, 2011, 1:31 PM EDT

    Where is the former face of the Philadelphia 76ers? Oh, he’s digging for buried treasure off the coast of Panama. No big deal.

  21. NBA Players, Owners Agree That Both Sides Are Selfish

    Oct 24, 2011, 12:41 PM EDT

    Fantastic stuff from the Onion. These faux PTI bits are among my favorite new Onion things these days…

  22. Sixers Players Star in Will Smith Movies

    Oct 21, 2011, 12:40 PM EDT

    Fantastic work by the folks at Where’s Weems? putting Sixers players in their corresponding role in Will Smith movies.

  23. Evan Turner is Stoked About Will Smith Owning Part of the Sixers

    Oct 18, 2011, 2:33 PM EDT

    Evan Turner is pumped about Will Smith owning part of the Sixers! Check out his tweet.

  24. New Sixers Owners Say Hello, Will Slash Plenty of Ticket Prices

    Oct 18, 2011, 12:54 PM EDT

    Clearly the most relevant aspect of today’s new ownership press conference was the announcement that some 9,000 tickets at the Wells Fargo Center will be cut by 50% or more. Sitting in the lower bowl for as low as $29 is a huge improvement over last season. It’s nice to see the new owners making an immediate positive impact on the fans.

  25. Will Smith Part of Sixers Ownership Group

    Oct 18, 2011, 11:36 AM EDT

    The Sixers sale was signed, sealed, and made official yesterday and this morning we learned that Will Smith was part of the ownership group.