Philadelphia 76ers swingman Jordan McRae said he thinks he belongs in the NBA next season.
The Philadelphia 76ers will acquire forward Jason Thompson on July 9 as part of a trade with the Sacramento Kings. Thompson is looking forward to heading East to play for another team.
Third overall pick Jahlil Okafor impressed in his first team practice with the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Philadelphia 76ers are currently a team built with talent in the frontcourt and lacking in the backcourt. For that reason, they remind some of how one NBA team played in the mid-80's.
The Sacramento Kings have entered the race for free-agent swingman Wesley Matthews, according to league sources, and have agreed to a trade with Philadelphia in an effort to clear cap space.
Kings ship 3 to Sixers to clear cap space
Philadelphia will get Carl Landry, Jason Thompson and Sacramento's 2014 first-round pick Nik Stauskas, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The deal was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. Sacramento has entered the race for the Blazers free agent swingman Wesley Matthews, according to league sources. Story
Jahlil Okafor, the Philadelphia 76ers' No. 3 pick in last week's draft, is expected to play in both the Utah Jazz Summer League and the Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, the team announced.
The Chicago Bulls have agreed to a five-year, $90 million maximum contract with free-agent guard Jimmy Butler, sources said.
Thomas Robinson has played for four different teams in four years in the NBA. Will the traveling man find a long-term home?
The Philadelphia 76ers selected Duke's Jahlil Okafor with the No. 3 pick in the 2015 NBA draft and while he has been criticized for his lack of defense, that is not an issue for head coach Brett Brown.
The Bulls offered Jimmy Butler a maximum five-year, $90 million contract Monday, leading the restricted free agent to postpone meetings with several other teams.
Okafor already doin' work in Philly
Sixers coach Brett Brown on Jahlil Okafor: "I come in the gym this morning at 6:30 and I see Jahlil in the gym sweating. And you come up to your office, and you have a new bounce to your step." (via SiriusXM NBA Radio)
Sixers pay price for injury nondisclosure
The NBA forced the 76ers to pay the Pelicans $3 million last season for failing to disclose a leg injury to Jrue Holiday that has limited his playing time for two years, The Philadelphia Inquirer has reported. Story
The NBA forced the 76ers to pay the Pelicans $3 million last season for failing to disclose a leg injury to Jrue Holiday that has limited his playing time for two years, according to a report.
Jahlil Okafor is a fan of Steph Curry and enjoyed watching the MVP lead the guard-heavy Golden State Warriors to an NBA championship.
Jahlil Okafor: Big men win titles
The newest member of the 76ers' crowded frontcourt said at a news conference today: "People got a little excited because of what Steph Curry did -- and he was fantastic. But as long as I remember, big men have been dominating and the results have been championships." Inspired by Duncan, Olajuwon
Philly's top pick earns them thumbs-up
ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk liked the 76ers strategy, noting that the team picking Jahlil Okafor third overall wasn't a bad decision. Philadelphia already dealt one of their five second-rounders, but what they'll do with the others remains unclear. Regardless, Okafor is the main prize for the Sixers. Draft thumbs-up or thumbs-down
Sixers assured by Okafor amid Embiid woe
As Joel Embiid struggles to come back from a foot injury, the Sixers took the best player available in the draft on Thursday in Jahlil Okafor. Now, Okafor could get a solo turn as the next big man to put the 76ers' fate on his 6-foot-11 frame. What is Philly doing?
Hundreds of mourners packed a Philadelphia funeral home Friday to honor Harvey Pollack, the longtime NBA employee and statistics icon who died Tuesday at the age of 93.
76ers GM Sam Hinkie does not know if or when 2014 No. 3 pick Joel Embiid will be able to contribute to his team, but the uncertainty didn't deter him from drafting another center, Jahlil Okafor.
What if the NBA has neutralized the Sixers' draft guru?