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Healthy Simmons Ready to Return

Ben Simmons is ready for action - on and off the court. Sidelined with a back injury prior to the hiatus, the extended time away has given the All-Star an opportunity not just to come...

On The Beat | Back at it

As the 76ers gear up for Orlando, Brett Brown remains confident in his team’s abilities and excited by its potential. "I feel like we have as good a chance as any,” Brown said Wednesday during...

Team to Celebrate Return of Basketball With ‘Summer 76’

The Philadelphia 76ers announced Jul. 2 “Summer 76,” a series of fan experiences, digital content, virtual contests, giveaways and community efforts designed to build excitement and engagement surrounding the team’s return to play basketball. The events will tip off on Monday, July 6 (“7/6”) with a robust lineup of partnership activations.  Highlights from 7/6 include dedicated...

Posted Up! | Raul Neto

Raul Neto is itching to get back out there with his teammates.  Biking and jogging to stay in shape, Neto says nothing quite compares to hustle of live game play. Here’s some of what he’s been...

Posted Up! | Kyle O’Quinn

Between bike rides, yoga sessions, and raising newborn twins, it’s been an action-packed hiatus for Kyle O’Quinn. He’s also been busy making a difference. In May, O’Quinn gave back to the community in Hollis, Queens,...

Pride Month | Dani Trimmer’s Story

In honor of Pride Month, The GIANT Company employee Dani Trimmer shares his story of growth, family, and pride. Q: Describe your own coming out journey and the path to living as your authentic self. A:...

Pride Voices | Natasha Cloud

In honor of the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which set off the LGBTQ movement, we share stories from members of the Philadelphia LGBTQ+ community, who continue the movement through their advocacy, visibility...

Pride Voices | Will Sheridan

In honor of the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which set off the LGBTQ movement, we share stories from members of the Philadelphia LGBTQ+ community, who continue the movement through their advocacy, visibility...

Pride Voices | Deja Lynn Alvarez

In honor of the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which set off the LGBTQ movement, we share stories from members of the Philadelphia LGBTQ+ community, who continue the movement through their advocacy, visibility...

Pride Voices | Kendall Stephens

In honor of the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which set off the LGBTQ movement, we share stories from members of the Philadelphia LGBTQ+ community, who continue the movement through their advocacy, visibility...

Quick Facts | Ryan Broekhoff

On the heels of the NBA and NBPA finalizing plans for the restart of the 2019-20 season, the 76ers front office is getting busy.  The team came to terms on Saturday with sharpshooter Ryan Broekhoff,...

Team Signs Broekhoff | Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers General Manager Elton Brand announced on Jun. 27 that the team has signed Ryan Broekhoff. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Earlier this season, Broekhoff appeared in 17 games...

Previewing the Seeding Games | Philadelphia 76ers

Clear your calendars. Put your Zooms on hold. Start lining up the Grubhub orders.  Not only do we now know the details, we also have dates. At least the first few. With the NBA on Friday unveiling the...

Game On! Team Sets Sights on Championship Hunt

NBA basketball is on the horizon. Here's a look at what the resumption of the 2019-20 season means for the 76ers. The Plan First thing's first: The 76ers are coming back. That in and of itself is good...

On This Date | Iverson Drafted First Overall

On June 26, 1996, Allen Iverson was drafted first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. Iverson joined the Sixers following two impressive seasons at Georgetown University, averaging 23.0 points, 3.6 rebounds, 4.6 assists, and 3.2 steals...

On This Date | Embiid Becomes a 76er

On this date in 2014, Joel Embiid became a Philadelphia 76er, drafted with the third overall pick. Embiid joined the Sixers after his freshman campaign at the University of Kansas, during which he averaged 11.2...

Posted Up! | Shake Milton

Splitting the hiatus between the Philadelphia area and with his family in Oklahoma, Shake Milton has spent the last few months staying busy, staying ready, and making a difference. In April, Milton gave back by...

Team to Host Virtual Pride Parade, Presented by GIANT

In a show of support for the Philadelphia LGBTQ community, we’ve changed the avatars across our social platforms to celebrate our pride!  This year’s 76ers pride logo is re-designed to be all-inclusive. New black and...

Posted Up! | Furkan Korkmaz

Furkan Korkmaz is not used to sitting still: “I’ve never had a month off . The max, I’d say, is two weeks.” Quarantined at his apartment in Philly, Korkmaz has been eager to get back in...

On This Date | Simmons Drafted First Overall

On this date in 2016, Ben Simmons became a 76er. Drafted first overall, Simmons joined the Sixers after his freshman campaign at Louisiana State University, where he averaged 19.2 points, 11.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists, and...

Dad Life: Fatherhood Stories From the 76ers

The 76ers who double as dads take fatherhood very seriously. On the heels of over three months away from basketball, the dads on the team each expressed how rewarding this unexpected time at home has...

Posted Up! | Matisse Thybulle

Matisse Thybulle has had an active hiatus. From marching for equality, to reading, to yoga, the rookie has taken his time for self-improvement seriously. We all have a voice, USE IT. pic.twitter.com/BShVr1YF3J — Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers)...

A Time to Stand Up | Glenn Robinson III

Glenn Robinson III is dedicated to his craft as an NBA player. He’s equally dedicated to the craft of being a dad. Amidst a period in American history when the public outcry for racial justice is...

Posted Up! | Zhaire Smith

Similar to how he's approached the rest of his career, Zhaire Smith is using the NBA hiatus as an opportunity to get better. With daily workouts as the centerpiece of his routine, Smith hopes to...

On This Date | Snow Earns Sportsmanship Award

On this day in 2000, Eric Snow earned the NBA Sportsmanship Award. The Sportsmanship Award honors the player who best represents the “ideals of sportsmanship on the court with ethical behavior, fair play, and integrity.” Playing...

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