Archive for the ‘Philadelphia 76ers’ Category

76ers GM supporting Brett Brown amid struggles, won’t commit to retaining him

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Philadelphia 76ers general manager Elton Brand still believes in head coach Brett Brown despite the team's recent struggles. He refused, however, to commit to saying that Brown would be the coach for the rest of the season and beyond while speaking with reporters ahead of the 76ers 119-107 win against the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday. I'm not going to play what-ifs,” Brand said, via the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Charles Barkley rips 76ers: ‘They are the Cleveland Browns of the NBA’

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Charles Barkley was all in on the Philadelphia 76ers at the beginning of the year. The former player and current NBA on TNT analyst even picked them to be the Eastern Conference team to reach the NBA Finals this season. Now, though, he's lost faith — and even compared them to a certain struggling NFL franchise, something that caught Shaquille O'Neal off guard.

Kevin Stefanski, the Browns’ new head coach, has a Sixers connection

Sunday, January 12th, 2020

The new head coach of the Cleveland Browns has a connection to the Sixers. Kevin Stefanski, who will take over in Cleveland according to multiple reports, is the son of Ed Stefanski, currently a senior adviser to the owner for the Detroit Pistons and the Sixers' general manager from 2007 to 2011. The 37-year-old Stefanski grew up in Philadelphia, attending St. Joseph's Prep and the University of Pennsylvania.

Porzingis leads short-handed Mavericks past 76ers 117-98

Friday, December 20th, 2019

The Dallas Mavericks are proving they are more than a one-man show. Kristaps Porzingis had 22 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, Tim Hardaway Jr. added 27 points and Dallas scored another road win over a top Eastern Conference team without star guard Luka Doncic, dealing the Philadelphia 76ers their second straight home loss, 117-98 on Friday night. Doncic, one of the league leaders in minutes, points, rebounds and assists, is averaging 29.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 8.9 assists.

Philadelphia drops third straight, this time to Luka-less Mavericks, 117-98

Friday, December 20th, 2019

Kristaps Porzingis had 22 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, Tim Hardaway Jr. added 27 points and the Dallas Mavericks handed the Philadelphia 76ers their second straight home loss, 117-98 on Friday night. The Mavericks improved to 11-2 on the road despite playing without second-year star guard Luka Doncic. The 20-year-old missed his third straight game with a right ankle sprain.

Porzingis leads short-handed Mavericks past 76ers 117-98

Friday, December 20th, 2019

The Dallas Mavericks are proving they are more than a one-man show. Kristaps Porzingis had 22 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, Tim Hardaway Jr. added 27 points and Dallas scored another road win over a top Eastern Conference team without star guard Luka Doncic, dealing the Philadelphia 76ers their second straight home loss, 117-98 on Friday night. Doncic, one of the league leaders in minutes, points, rebounds and assists, is averaging 29.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 8.9 assists.

Mike Scott gives his side of the story on brawl with Eagles fans

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

It wasn't too long ago that Philadelphia 76ers forward at Mike Scott was seen brawling with Philadelphia Eagles fans during a Washington Redskins game. The team and the NBA decided not to discipline Scott, and things just sort of settled down. Now Scott has given his version of what happened.

76ers Scott on fight Eagles fans: ‘Should have walked away’

Monday, September 30th, 2019

Scott, a Virginia native who played college basketball at the University of Virginia, went to the Eagles' season opener against the Washington Redskins on Sept. 8 sporting a No. 21 Redskins jersey. Video captured Scott fighting Eagles fans in the Lincoln Financial Field parking lot before the game.

Is Wearing an Opposing Team’s Jersey a Big Deal?

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Philadelphia 76ers forward Mike Scott got into an altercation with Eagles fans in Philadelphia on Sunday while sporting a Washington Redskins jersey. While Scott plays in the same city as the hometown team, he's a Virginia native and a Washington fan

Philadelphia 76ers looking at claims Mike Scott clashed with Eagles fans

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

The Philadelphia 76ers are looking into claims Mike Scott was involved in an altercation with Philadelphia Eagles fans before Sunday's NFL match against the Washington Redskins. The 76ers forward, who is a Redskins fan, sported a Washington jersey and hat and was participating in tailgate festivities before kick-off. Footage of an incident alleged to have involved Scott was shared across social media, with the Sixers responding to the claims about their player.