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Report: Thompson eager for new chapter with Sixers

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.

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Report: So far, Hinkie has built a team for 1985

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.

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Sources: Kings eye Matthews, trade Stauskas

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

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Report: Okafor's defense doesn't concern Brown

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.

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Sources: Bulls offer Butler max, other options

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.

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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)

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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

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Report: 76ers paid Pelicans $3M over Holiday

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: 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

Too many bigs? Sixers go with Okafor (0:33)
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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

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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?

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'Iconic' 'stat savant' Pollack honored at funeral

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.

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Hinkie assured by Okafor pick amid Embiid doubt

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.

2014-15 Team Stats

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

Team History