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

76ers’ Ben Simmons: Donald Trump an ‘Idiot,’ ‘D*ckhead’

Philadelphia 76ers 2016 first overall pick Ben Simmons spoke out against President Donald Trump Wednesday, calling the president an “idiot” and saying people in his homeland of Australia would call him a “d*ckhead” over his comments regarding the national anthem


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

76ers Joel Embiid Fakes Donald Trump Tweet to Win All-Star Votes

After coming back strong from injuries, Philadelphia 76ers Center Joel Embiid is in the hunt for a slot in the upcoming All-Star Game. As a way to gain votes, he cleverly used a fake Donald Trump tweet to convince fans to vote for him.

Joel Embiid

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.

The Associated Press