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10-72, 5th in Atlantic
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Sixers should make large leap

But remember, they have a long way to jump to even reach respectability. But with Ben Simmons aboard (and Joel Embiid, too?), Kevin Pelton writes that ESPN's real plus-minus shows Philly going from 10 wins to 24 or 25. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)

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With 1st pick in 2017 draft, Sixers would ...

Chad Ford sees Philadelphia turning its draft attention to the backcourt next summer. With any player to choose from, Ford writes the 76ers would select Washington freshman Markelle Fultz. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)

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Playing conservative ball

Richard Nixon, 'Negroes,' 'law and order' -- and the 1968 presidential election that had Wilt Chamberlain feeling like a black Republican

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Allen Iverson picks top 5 players of yesterday and today

Before he goes into the Basketball Hall of Fame next month, Allen Iverson was asked to pick his top five NBA players of all time. He stopped at four names, but it's a pretty good group.

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Sixer's free throws give Spain bronze win

Sergio Rodriguez hit two free throws with five seconds to play, and Spain edged Australia 89-88 to claim the men's basketball bronze medal at Rio. Rodriguez scored 11 points playing 23:33 as Spain won its third consecutive Olympic medal. Game recap

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Happy birthday to Wilt the Stilt

Wilt Chamberlain was born on Aug. 21, 1936. He was an All-Star in 13 of his 14 NBA seasons for the Warriors, 76ers and Lakers (following one season with the Harlem Globetrotters) and ranks fifth in career points. He died in 1999.

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When Wilt ruled American sports

In honor of Americans who have dominated in Rio, Bill Barnwell doled out a figurative "championship belt" to the top U.S. athlete for every year since 1912. Wilt Chamberlain claimed the prize three times, twice while with the 76ers. U.S. championship belt

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And the first (Simmons) shall be first

NBA top-draftee Ben Simmons was the overwhelming pick for rookie of the year in July by ESPN's Summer Forecast panel. Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton also mention Dario Saric -- and Joel Embiid! Top rookie of the year contenders (Insider)

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We're still talking about practice?

A reporter asks Allen Iverson if he still dislikes practice, which leads to Iverson going on another tangent.

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AI might mention you in Hall speech!

There are so many people whom Allen Iverson could acknowledge when he's inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September, as he told SportsCenter. Family. Friends. Fans. Doubters. Naysayers. We must all fit somewhere.

Team Stats

Points Per Game97.429th
Rebounds Per Game41.230th
Assists Per Game21.520th
Points Allowed107.629th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-161072.122
2014-151864.220
2013-141963.232
2012-133448.415
2011-123531.530

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