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There are no two more intriguing sports figures in Philadelphia these days than Chip Kelly and Sam Hinkie. No one else comes close, and the two of them are fascinating for the same reasons.
All four major pro teams in Philly are giving fans plenty to talk about this summer.
The 76ers will have a bright future if Joel Embiid can translate his Twitter enthusiasm to the court. The injured rookie center asked LeBron James to join the Sixers before eventually blocking the four-time NBA MVP. Embiid then reached out to television personality Kim Kardashian, apparently not knowing she's married to Kanye West.
The Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days.
Under NBA rules, the deal for the No. 1 overall pick prevents a trade from being made for 30 days.
The 76ers signed injured point guard Pierre Jackson to a one-year, partially guaranteed contract on Thursday. The 5-foot-10 rookie will be sidelined six to 12 months after rupturing his right Achilles on July 5 in the second quarter against the Magic in the Orlando Pro Summer League. Jackson suffered the injury while attempting to make a move in the backcourt. He reached down to grab his Achilles and hopped on one leg twice before resting at midcourt.
Philadelphia fans used to be vocal in their displeasure of the city's pro teams; now, it seems they've grown complacent.
This time last year, Brett Brown wasn't even with the Sixers; the difference this year is significant.
As the 76ers' leading scorer in the NBA Summer League, Jordan McRae showed why he's a legitimate steal in last month's NBA draft.
One recent morning, a couple of dozen basketball players gathered inside a converted Happy Harry's warehouse in Newark, Del. They'd paid $255 - $300 at the door - for the opportunity to try out for a hoop tour of Germany and Luxembourg.
LAS VEGAS - Sean Kilpatrick arrived at the NBA Summer League looking to prove he deserves an opportunity to play in the NBA next season. After a solid week of performances for the 76ers' summer-league squad, the undrafted rookie shooting guard just might get that chance.
Chris "Birdman" Andersen signed a two-year, $10 million contract late Friday to remain with the Miami Heat. The Bulls are working to finalize an agreement with free-agent guard Aaron Brooks, according to league sources.
LAS VEGAS - The 76ers' participation in the Orlando and NBA Summer Leagues has come and gone, and the team won't be seen again until the preseason begins in October.
LAS VEGAS - Nerlens Noel is learning that life in the NBA will involve bumps and bruises in the early going.