Derek Bodner

  • joined Nov 28, 2009
  • last login Jul 24, 2014
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LibertyBallers.com editor, SBNation Philly editor, featured columnist, SBNation.com, Sixers insider for 97.3 FM ESPN, college basketball scout for DraftExpress.com.

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Is Eric Maynor an asset?

Among the Philadelphia 76ers trade deadline acquisitions, former VCU point guard Eric Maynor is the most likely to make a positive contribution on the court this season. But is he a piece to keep...

Evan Turner: Bad at Defense


Evan Turner has been bad on the defensive end so far this season. How bad? Bad.

Spencer Hawes: Ball Friendly


Spener Hawes is playing tremendous basketball so far this season, and it's opening up plenty of scoring opportunities for his teammates.

The Process Behind the D-League Draft


With the selection of Norvel Pelle and Athanasios Antetokounmpo in last weeks D-League draft, Sam Hinkie and the 76ers will be able to get more data on two prospects who still have NBA draft...

Report: John Kuester could be added to 76ers staff


According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski, former Pistons coach John Kuester is the leading candidate to become Brett Brown's stop assistant.

Interview: 87ers GM Brandon Williams


LibertyBallers sat down with Delaware 87ers general manager Brandon Williams to discuss how the organization intends to use the D-League team.

Report: Sixers Sign Vander Blue


According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sixers have signed undrafted Marquette guard Vander Blue to a partially quaranteed contract.

Report: 76ers Hire Greg Foster


The 76ers have reportedly hired Greg Foster, the former big man who most recently has been an assistant with UTEP.

Royce White Denies Allegations


In a statement released by his lawyers, Royce White denied the charges of domestic violence and looked forward to proving his innocence.

Report: Royce White assaulted ex-girlfriend


According to a report, Sixers forward Royce White is under investigation for domestic assault. The incident, which happened back in June, was originally classified as an accident, but his now...

76ers coaching staff update: McKie, Curry out


Brett Brown will not retain any of the previous coaching staff, reports Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

76ers, Brett Brown looking to build a foundation


New 76ers coach Brett Brown openly admitted that this next season will be painful, but echoed general manager Sam Hinkie's sentiments about laying the foundation of a champion.

August 15th SixersBeat - Brett Brown edition


In this episode of SixersBeat, Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann discuss the hiring of Brett Brown, the release of Justin Holiday, and Nerlens Noels potential.

76ers release Justin Holiday


The 76ers have released Justin Holiday, Jrue Holiday's older brother, per Eric Pincus of Hoopsworld. A larger portion of Holiday's salary would have been guaranteed had he been on the roster after...

Brett Brown to be next 76ers head coach


The 76ers and Brett Borwn have agreed on a 4 year contract, reports Ian Thomsen of Sports Illustrated.

Joshua Harris Looking To Buy NJ Devils?


According to Howard Eskin, Joshua Harris and his group are preparing a bid to buy the New Jersey Devils.

Sixers not working on Kwame Brown buyout -- yet


The 76ers could look to buy out the final year of Kwame Brown's contract, reports Tom Moore.

Sixers could send Kazemi overseas


The 76ers could send Arsalan Kazemi over to Europe, a report says. Kazemi was the 54th pick in this years draft, acquired by the 76ers in a series of moves in the second round.

Sixers Beat podcast - July 26th 2013


Sixers Beat has returned! Featuring Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann, we discuss the 76ers draft day moves, the coaching search, whether or not the secrecy from the front office matters, and a look forward towards the 2014 NBA draft.

76ers Beat Nets 89-86 in Summer League Finale


The 76ers summer league team beat the Brooklyn Nets summer league team 89-86, finishing the Orlando Summer League with a 1-4 record, good for 9th place. Temple product Khalif Wyatt led the way with...

Official: Jrue Holiday for Nerlens Noel, pick


The draft night trade that saw the 76ers send Jrue Holiday to New Orleans for the 6th pick in the 2013 draft (Nerlens Noel) and a 2014 first round pick became official today.

Sixers To Interview Jay Larranaga


The 76ers will interview Boston Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga, reports Dei Lynam of Comcast SportsNet.

Salary cap floor? Irrelevant.


Much has been made about the 76ers needing to add salary to reach the salary cap floor. Without any real penalty if the 76ers don't reach it, the team isn't likely to make personnel decisions based...

Sign And Trades Under The New CBA


The new CBA that came about after the 2011 lockout has changed a few things with regards to how sign and trades are done. We take a look at these changes and how they impact the 76ers likelihood to...

A Look At The 76ers Salary Cap Situation


After the draft day trades, the 76ers are setup well to be players in free agency over the next two free agency periods.

Source: Collins wanted to give Kwame a 4 year deal


Doug Collins, who won a power struggle with management last offseason, wanted to sign Kwame Brown to a 4 year contract. Luckily, managing owner Joshua Harris was convinced otherwise by people in...

Sixers Add Micheal Eric To Summer League Roster


The 76ers will add Micheal Eric to their summer league roster, sources have told Liberty Ballers. Eric, a 6'11" center out of Temple, last played for the Canton Charge of the D-League.

Sam Hinkie: The Execution Of A Plan And Hope


After weeks of silence, Sam Hinkie began execution of his master plan, and it should give 76ers fans hope in the teams future.

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