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  1. Water Cooler Fodder: Philly is Center of Sports Universe

    Aug 8, 2011, 4:05 PM EDT

    ESPN Page2′s DJ Gallo makes an argument for Philly over Boston as the “sports capital of the world.” Another guy argues that Beantown, with their plethora of championships over the last 10 years takes the crown, but that’s all in the past.

  2. How Chocolate Thunder Got His Nickname

    Aug 4, 2011, 2:51 PM EDT

    Darryl Dawkins had a plethora of nicknames, but his best one, “Chocolate Thunder,” came from another legend. This time in the music world.

  3. Fake Sixers’ Marketing Campaign

    Aug 4, 2011, 12:40 PM EDT

    The folks at Sports Pickle come up with some pretty fantastic fake marketing slogans for the Sixers.

  4. The Sixers Next Owner Makes Great Decisions

    Aug 2, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT

    When rumors started swirling about the Sixers being sold to some billionaire who runs one of the world’s largest private equity firms, nobody really knew much about the guy. Was he trying to revive a struggling asset? Is he a corporate raider? Or is he the next Mark Cuban?

  5. Checking In With the 76ers In Week Four of the Lockout

    Jul 26, 2011, 1:02 PM EDT

    How have our boys been keeping out of trouble with NBA action suspended?

  6. Basketball And ‘The Wire’

    Jul 21, 2011, 3:17 PM EDT

    Our man AU, writing for The Basketball Jones, has put together one of the best posts we’ve ever read that combines basketball and HBO’s “The Wire”, perhaps our favorite television show ever.

  7. Kyle Korver Rocking A Phillies Hat in Chicago

    Jul 21, 2011, 11:35 AM EDT

    With the Phillies in Chicago this week to take on the Cubs, former Sixer and current Bulls shooter Kyle Korver made the bold move to wear a Phillies hat to his event.

  8. Deep Thoughts with Evan Turner

    Jul 16, 2011, 11:13 AM EDT

    Evan Turner expresses his desire to compete in a “wife-carrying” competition via Twitter.

  9. Evan Turner’s Working On His Shot With Herb Magee

    Jul 14, 2011, 4:13 PM EDT

    The simple fact that Turner is working with Magee alone should be a joy to Sixers fans ears, but he’s also apparently completely ready and willing to be coached.

  10. Sixers Sale Finally Complete

    Jul 13, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT

    A deal to sell the Sixers to a group led by billionaire investor Joshua Harris appears to be complete.

  11. Sixers Star Andre Iguodala: the Next Mark Zuckerberg?

    Jul 11, 2011, 12:53 PM EDT

    Andre Iguodala has some big business ideas brewing and he hopes to make his future business earnings make his NBA salary look like minimum wage.

  12. Former Sixer Armen “The Hammer” Gilliam Has Died

    Jul 6, 2011, 1:05 PM EDT

    Sad news out of Pittsburgh where former Sixer Armen Gilliam died after suffering a heart attack during a pick up game.

  13. The700Level.com On Your iPhone Home Screen!

    Jun 30, 2011, 3:23 PM EDT

    How to add The700Level and its pretty icon to your iPhone home screen. With pictures!

  14. More On Big Vuuch’s Big Night in Newark

    Jun 24, 2011, 2:04 PM EDT

    So by now we’re all done popping champagne over the selection of USC power forward/center Nikola Vucevic at #16 in this year’s draft and we can come back down to earth a little and talk about what we actually have here. It seems like a lot of fans are pretty down on the guy, and I can’t really blame em. At Nikola’s first media interview as a Sixer, I couldn’t even think of anything good to ask him because the only questions I had for him were insulting ones. How do you think a slow, unathletic guy like you is gonna fit in on a team of run-and-gunners? Do you think you’ll be able to beat out Spencer Hawes for the team’s position of skilled-but-largely-ineffective white starting big man? Do the names “Samuel Dalembert” and “Shawn Bradley” mean anything to you?

  15. Sixers Stay Local, Add Temple’s Allen in Second Round

    Jun 23, 2011, 11:56 PM EDT

    Following in the footsteps of the Philadelphia Eagles less than two months ago, the Philadelphia 76ers have drafted a Temple Owl. With the 50th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Sixers have selected 6’9 power forward Lavoy Allen. This is the first Owl selected by the 76ers since Mark Karcher was chosen 48th overall in 2000.

  16. Nikola Vucevic Selected 16th By Sixers

    Jun 23, 2011, 9:07 PM EDT

    With the 16th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers select Nikola Vucevic out of USC.

  17. With Draft Hours Away, Andre Iguodala’s Future Still Uncertain

    Jun 23, 2011, 2:10 PM EDT

    But will Iguodala be dealt at all? That remains the biggest question. As one Sporting News article points out, the looming lockout is making a draft day deal for a guy like Dre ($) much more difficult.

    Kate Fagan echoes those sentiments, also noting that the change in ownership could hinder an Iguodala deal as well. She goes as far as saying things this morning were “very quiet” around the team.

  18. Thaddeus Young Interview: On His Future in Philly, Potential Lockout, Allen Iverson, and Twitter

    Jun 22, 2011, 3:23 PM EDT

    Thaddeus Young emerged as one of the key players in the Sixers playoff run this season. The serious Sixth Man of the Year candidate is holding Thaddeus Young 21 Hoops, a basketball camp for kids, next week in King of Prussia and chatted with us this afternoon about his future, the potential NBA lockout, Coach Collins, Allen Iverson, and which of his teammates is best/worst on Twitter.

  19. A Summary of the Sixers’ Likely Draft Prospects

    Jun 22, 2011, 12:51 PM EDT

    For a number of reasons—the excellent post-season that just finished, the looming threat of a lockout, the relatively weak pool of talent to choose from—the 2011 NBA draft has been the least-buzzed-about draft the sport has seen in recent memory. Though there’s some intrigue due to the inevitable surge of trade rumors around this time of the year (none the least of which involving our own Andre Iguodala), the lack of any real marquee names and the involvement of a whole lot of unknown quantities in this draft has taken a lot of the sizzle out of it—and that’s for the teams drafting at the top. For our beloved Philadelphia 76ers, selecting this year with the 16th and 50th pick, things are even more muddled and less exciting.

  20. And My Look Back at Past Sixers Drafts Devolved Into This

    Jun 21, 2011, 11:55 PM EDT

    Sixers draft history is filled with names like Shawn Bradley, Sharone Wright, and Kenny Payne, so we choose to focus on 76ers mascot Big Shot.

  21. Jrue Holiday: Sixers Need A Big Man, D-Rose the Best PG in the Game

    Jun 21, 2011, 12:45 PM EDT

    HoopsHype chatted with Sixers young star Jrue Holiday about his offseason, the Sixers biggest needs, the best PGs in the game, and Coach Collins passion for the game, among other things…

  22. Breaking: Sixers’ Dancers Flight Delayed, Luggage Maybe Missing

    Jun 16, 2011, 10:58 AM EDT

    The Sixers Dance Team had the nice fortune of traveling to China to check out the sites and show off some of their dance moves to the rest of the world. They were kind enough to make a video of their adventures showing that their flight was delayed, their luggage may have been lost, and…

  23. Dirk Does It, Beats the Heat to Become a Champion

    Jun 13, 2011, 9:44 AM EDT

    Sunday night’s NBA Finals game was one of those sporting moments that didn’t involve anyone from your home team, yet as a fan of the game and all that is good about it, you found yourself absolutely thrilled for the team that won. Dirk Nowitzki did it. And he did it as a quiet champion…

  24. Did the Dallas Mavericks Rip Off The Sixers Rallying Cry?

    Jun 10, 2011, 11:58 AM EDT

    First, the Miami Heat knock the Sixers out of the playoffs, then the Dallas Mavericks go out and print almost identical t-shirts that the Sixers used during their short-lived playoff run. As Twitter friend Aaron Horton pointed out, the Sixers got straight “swagger-jacked.” Now, to be fair to the Mavericks, while the image on the…

  25. ‘Dre Rumor of the Day: To Clippers for Chris Kaman

    Jun 9, 2011, 12:37 PM EDT

    Andre Iguodala appears to be legitimately on the trading block, as rumors now connect him to Clips center Chris Kaman.