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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. ‘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.

  5. Iverson Graces Slam Cover, Plus A.I. Sneaker Gallery

    Jun 8, 2011, 12:41 PM EDT

    Allen Iverson is interviewed by Slam Magazine for their 150th issue. A.I. says he hoped to play again in the NBA someday, plus a look back at A.I.’s sneakers through the years.

  6. Evan Turner and Andre Iguodala Play the Dating Game on Jimmy Kimmel

    Jun 7, 2011, 1:34 PM EDT

    Evan Turner and Andre Iguodala appeared on Jimmy Kimmel’s tv show to play the dating game. Evan Turner apparently loves boobs.

  7. Report: Sale of the Philadelphia 76ers ‘Imminent’

    Jun 7, 2011, 11:14 AM EDT

    A bit of very surprising news from TrueHoop’s Henry Abbott: Philadelphia 76ers owner Comcast-Spectacor is in talks to sell the team to a group led by New York-based leveraged buyout specialist Joshua Harris, according to sources. Negotiations are ongoing and a source with knowledge of the talks called a deal “imminent.” As the article points…

  8. Monta Ellis a Good Trade Return for Andre Iguodala?

    Jun 7, 2011, 10:11 AM EDT

    Amidst the reports last night that color-commentary announcer and former NBA great (well, former NBA very-good at least) Mark Jackson had been named the next coach of the Golden State Warriors, a second story floated out of Golden State, reported by the normally reliable Ric Bucher: That the Warriors were considering a trade with the…

  9. Allen Iverson Steps Over Tyronn Lue, A Decade Later

    Jun 6, 2011, 3:31 PM EDT

    The goal of being a diehard sports fan is to follow your team through thick and thin, good times and bad, in hopes of someday seeing them win a championship. That’s the pinnacle, which we’ve experienced exactly once with the 2008 Phillies. While the championship is the culmination of such a long build up, the…

  10. What’s Up, Dirk? And Bill Simmons Respects the Sixers Effort

    Jun 3, 2011, 11:25 AM EDT

    How about that amazing fourth-quarter comeback by the Mavericks last night? Dirk put the moves on Chris Bosh in the final seconds and finished off his dominant final minutes with a layup while instantly keeping the series relevant for casual NBA fans across the country. [video below] The above tweet from Bill Simmons came during…

  11. Checking In With Mo Speights’ Twitter

    May 31, 2011, 1:55 PM EDT

    The last we heard from Mo Speights, his teammates were clamoring for the Sixers’ big man to be freed. It appears as if Mo Speezy has gotten his wish, in a way. As his Twitter account shows us, Speights is free to tweet about whatever he wants and spend his offseason money at the mall…

  12. NBA Finals Preview: Does the Heat Dynasty Begin This June?

    May 31, 2011, 12:52 PM EDT

    Going into this year’s post-season, it seemed like chances were pretty good that the Heat’s predicted dominance over the NBA would not start for another year or two, if indeed it started at all. Health, chemistry and mental makeup issues dogged the team all regular season, and a number of high-profile late-game meltdowns—often in marquee…

  13. Fantastic Piece On the Crossover (Featuring Allen Iverson)

    May 26, 2011, 3:23 PM EDT

    A fantastic piece of video put together by the NYTimes on the evolution of the crossover. Of course, Allen Iverson is featured prominently, talking about how he crossed up MJ in his rookie season, how he learned the crossover, and who has the best crossover ever.

  14. WATN: LeBron Makes Kyle Korver Fall Over

    May 23, 2011, 11:51 AM EDT

    Last night, Korver had one of those defensive gaffes that he’s become quite infamous for around the Internets. On a LeBron James breakaway, Korver tried to back peddle only to have LBJ bowl him over.

  15. Words of Wisdom for the Class of 2011

    May 19, 2011, 3:15 PM EDT

    Congratulations to the graduating class of 2011. You’ve worked and partied…and partied…and partied…and are now set to face the world. In an effort to guide you through your impending transition—in whatever form that may take—some members of the local sports scene have stepped up to provide an example. Phillies’ chairman and part-owner Bill Giles recently…

  16. What About an NBA Blacktop Classic?

    May 13, 2011, 9:54 AM EDT

    With all the hype surrounding the NHL’s Winter Classic every year, particularly today as it’s been confirmed the Flyers will host the 2012 outdoor game at Citizens Bank Park, why not have an annual outdoor game for the NBA? Tried and true Sixers fan Spike of WYSP proposes the idea of a throwback outdoor game…

  17. Evan Turner Gets TRL Contemplative in the Off-Season

    May 11, 2011, 8:46 AM EDT

    Evan Turner, like most of the players on our beloved Sixers these past few years, is not going to be mistaken by anyone for a tough guy. Not that he’s not tough—hey, you try coming back from a broken back after only a couple weeks when you’re in college—but his rep in this world as…

  18. Andre Iguodala Loves Vegetables, Is More Honest Than Your Typical Athlete

    May 10, 2011, 4:37 PM EDT

    We noted this morning that Andre Iguodala was honored with an NBA All-Defensive Second Team pick. It was a much deserved accolade for the Sixers stud shutdown man. ‘Dre doesn’t always get the credit he may deserve in this town or around the league. Our pal John Finger takes a deeper look at what Andre…

  19. Andre Iguodala named All-Defensive Second Team

    May 10, 2011, 11:30 AM EDT

    Well, at least somebody appreciates the guy. Philadelphia 76ers’ forward Andre Iguodala has been named to the 2011 NBA All-Defensive Second Team.  The honor puts him in the company of Tony Allen (Memphis), Chris Paul (New Orleans), Tyson Chandler (Dallas) and Joakim Noah (Chicago) as one of the elite defenders in the game, according to…

  20. Charles Barkley Breaks Golf Club On First Tee of Pro-Am

    May 5, 2011, 8:25 AM EDT

    Charles Barkley’s golf swing is notoriously bad. Like, so awful that even if you’ve never played golf in your life, your swing would still probably look better than the Chuckster’s. But Sir Charles continues to marvel us with his awkward stop-and-go style none the less, this time by stepping up to the first tee at…

  21. Extremely Large Dancing Sixers Fan Gets Profiled

    May 4, 2011, 12:43 PM EDT

    It all started with friend of the Level Nick Waters uploading a video of the dancing fat man from the Sixers-Heat game to YouTube. We posted the video on this here site and then Sports Illustrated’s Jimmy Traina posted a link to our post titled “Video: Large Dancing Man at Sixers-Heat.” Boom. A quarter of…

  22. Exit Interviews: Evaluating the 2010-’11 Philadelphia 76ers

    May 2, 2011, 3:14 PM EDT

    Well, it was certainly an unexpectedly emotional season for our Liberty Ballers. While we were all willing to write the boys off for the year after their 3-13 start and start hoping that they were out-and-out crappy enough to at least get themselves a good lottery slot, we started caring again when they proved to…

  23. Collins On Brand: ‘The Heart of a Lion’

    May 2, 2011, 1:22 PM EDT

    The Sixers had a ton of guys who made this 2010-2011 ride an incredible one for their fans. If you look up and down their roster, almost to a man each player had his ups and downs. Jrue grew tremendously, Evan turned into a ballplayer, Iguodala was Iguodala, Thad Young and Lou Will were great…

  24. Best Loss Ever: Sixers Lose Game Five and Series to Heat, But Show World Who They Are

    May 2, 2011, 1:03 PM EDT

    I have never been less upset about a heartbreaking defeat than this one. I want to cry a little, sure, but it’s not out of searing desperation or bitter regret—it’s because my heart is absolutely swelling with pride over how this team performed tonight, as proud as I was of the Flyers after Game Seven…

  25. Sixers-Heat, Game Five: Taking Miami to Lunch (Or Something)

    May 2, 2011, 12:36 PM EDT

    It’s hardly surprising to see that LeBron James sees his team’s first-round match up with the Sixers as something he and his cronies should be able to take care of while sipping their morning coffee and reading their local paper—this Heat squad has already set all kinds of records for unsubstantiated arrogance, and it’s like…