Sixers GM Upset About Joel Embiid Dancing Shirtless at Concert With Injured Knee (Video)

The Philadelphia 76ers love to be secretive when it comes to Joel Embiid's health, but at what cost. Fans were confused after seeing Embiid hit the stage with Meek Mill on Friday night, even after missing 12 of the teams previous 13 games with a knee injury. It didn't help that the 76ers chose to reveal that Embiid has a torn meniscus in his knee, after video of Embiid dabbing shirtless had already gone viral. Sixers president Bryan Colangelo is not thrilled, and was critical of The Process. “It’s not the best thing to see when you wake up on ... Read More

Details on How 76ers Pursuit Forced Cavs To Pay JR Smith

The Philadelphia 76ers are an up and coming bunch with money to spend, and according to Marc Stein, helped another player land a huge deal with his original team. Earlier in the summer, Manu Ginobili was able to get big money out of San Antonio, after he reportedly considered signing an inflated deal for $14 million per season. Now according to Stein -- the same thing happened with Smith as well. https://twitter.com/ESPNSteinLine/status/787097315123273728 Smith agreed to a new deal with the Cavs on Friday worth a reported $57 million, after originally balking at signing for $10 million per season. The Sixers ... Read More

76ers Expected To Fire Sam Hinkie’s Analytics Staff

The Sam Hinkie era has been over in Philadelphia, and now according to various reports -- his analytics staff is set to be fired as well per Zach Lowe of ESPN.com. Orlando is the only team to rank 16th or worse in both points scored and allowed per possession over each of the last four seasons, per NBA.com. Philadelphia's old regime sees the star-less mishmash and thinks: "This is why we trusted the process." In related news, that regime -- including deposed GM Sam Hinkie's handpicked analytics crew -- will be mostly gone by the end of August, league sources ... Read More

Joel Embiid Post Funny Tribute to Sam Hinkie on Instagram (Photos)

THE GOAT #HeDiedForOurSins #TrustTheProcess A photo posted by Joel Hans Embiid (@joelembiid) on Jul 23, 2016 at 4:17pm PDT Sam Hinkie will one day be the real MVP of the Philadelphia 76ers -- with most acknowledging that the former GM was fired more for being the face of a horrible tank job -- than he was for doing a bad job as GM. Sixers bigman Joel Embiid was a huge part of the process, and he took to Instagram on Saturday to pay tribute to now fallen Hinkie -- with a photo of the two sharing a laugh amid the ... Read More

Bryan Colangelo taking over as 76ers general manager

It will no longer be in Sam we trust -- but 76ers fans can take solace in knowing that their new GM has had success on multiple occasions of putting together playoff caliber teams. Hinkie's resignation on Wednesday, clers the way for two-time NBA executive of the year Bryan Colangelo to take over as general manager, according to The Vertical. "While we are disappointed in Sam's decision, we would like to sincerely thank him for his contributions over the past three seasons," 76ers managing general partner Josh Harris said in a statement. "There is no question that Sam's work has ... Read More

Sam Hinkie Wrote 13-Page Resignation Letter To 76ers

Sam Hinkie went out in a swift, long-winded bang. According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com -- Hinkie had no interest in reporting to Jerry Colangelo -- nor watching ownership court his son -- Bryan either. Hinkie wrote a 13-page letter, explaining the thought process behind his resignation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Sixers are in advanced negotiations to add Bryan Colangelo -- two-time former NBA Executive of the Year and son of Jerry -- to the front office, which is among the factors that prompted Hinkie to step aside. In a 13-page letter to members of the Sixers' ownership group, ... Read More