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Okafor's play could be deceiving

Jahlil Okafor's skills and role on the woeful Philadelphia 76ers should give him solid stats next season. However, Kevin Pelton writes, he'll need to improve his shooting. Most effective NBA rookies (Insider)

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1dBrian Windhorst

Warriors add Thompson, send Wallace to 76ers

The Golden State Warriors acquired big man Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Gerald Wallace plus draft and cash considerations, the teams announced Friday.

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Where will Norris Cole sign?

Now well into the NBA offseason, we still don't know where Norris Cole will play next season. Will he sign his qualifying offer (around $3 million) with the Pelicans? Could the 76ers be interested? NBA rumor roundup

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Opportunity there for Okafor

Given the state of the Philadelphia 76ers' roster, Jahlil Okafor should immediately dominate the team's offense while working on his suspect shooting. Most NBA-ready rookies (Insider)

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2dKevin Pelton

Pelton: Projecting the most effective rookies

Frank Kaminsky and Delon Wright might not turn out to be the best players from this draft class, but they project to be among the most ready to make an immediate impact this season.

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Report: Holmes should be cleared by start of training camp

The Philadelphia 76ers used one of their plethora of 2015 second picks to select forward Richaun Holmes. During summer league action, Holmes suffered a broken elbow and since that time he has been rehabbing from the injury.

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2dAmin Elhassan

Elhassan: Scouting the most NBA-ready rookies

Amin Elhassan's Rookie Readiness Scale projects Karl-Anthony Towns to be a solid starter right away, while it might take longer for D'Angelo Russell and Emmanuel Mudiay.

Sixers Once Again Fail To Improve

The 76ers' lineup took a huge blow when Joel Embiid suffered a setback in his recovery. Outside of drafting Jahlil Okafor, Philadelphia didn't add much of anything this offseason, keeping them on Bradford Doolittle's list of least improved teams. Least improved (Insider)

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Doolittle: Most and least improved teams

Doc Rivers the GM helped Doc Rivers the coach with the additions of Paul Pierce and Lance Stephenson, while the Nets project to crash into the crop of the NBA's worst teams.

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Report: Stauskas posts stare down with Matta

Philadelphia 76ers backup point guard Nik Stauskas played his college ball at Michigan, so naturally there was some tension whenever he played against Ohio State.

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Pelton: Warriors save money, add to bench

In moving Gerald Wallace to the 76ers, the Warriors again found a way to save major money with limited on-court implications.

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Okafor shows growth through summer

Jahlil Okafor looked comfortable during summer league. He'll need to find more creativity on offense, but overall the Philadelphia center showed all-around elevated play. NBA rookie watch (Insider)

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game92.029th
Rebounds Per Game42.919th
Assists Per Game20.524th
Points Allowed101.020th

Team History