Philadelphia 76ers

Meek Mill Released from Prison, Rings 76ers’ Liberty Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia-born rapper Meek Mill rang a replica Liberty Bell at center court of the Philadelphia 76ers’ first-round clinching playoff game Tuesday less than two hours after being released from prison while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.

GTY Drew Hallowell

King Size Mistake: Sacramento Screws Up Royally In Dealing DeMarcus Cousins

The NBA All-Star Weekend has come and gone. Things were almost pretty pedestrian. Other than the game being played in New Orleans instead of North Carolina (because spineless Adam Silver and friends pulled a Bon Jovi and caved to the PC police, moving the festivities due to the Tarheel State’s ‘bathroom bill’), there wasn’t much buzz going into things. Other than wondering if either team would score 200 points, the break seemed to serve as just that for fans–a break from basketball. That all changed after the Sacramento Kings made a royally ridiculous transaction that sent shock waves throughout the association.

DeMarcus Cousins has raised his scoring average in four consecutive NBA seasons

Owners Press NBA to Address Bad 76ers Management

A group of team owners got together to petition the NBA to step in and solve the management problems of the Philadelphia 76ers, several sources now say, and the pressure led to the hiring of Jerry Colangelo for a senior position on the troubled team.

Phil Pressey, JaMychal Green