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JakeLFischer

  • joined Jul 24, 2013
  • last login Aug 21, 2014
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Journalism major at Northeastern University. Staff Writer at SBNation's Liberty Ballers and Mid-Major Madness, specializing in the America East, CAA and C-USA. Contributor to SLAM Magazine and the Huffington Post.

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Nerlens Week: Summer League Chatter

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There was Andrew Wiggins vs. Jabari Parker and Dante Exum's somewhat American debut, but Nerlens Noel was probably the hottest topic of conversation throughout the three weeks of this year's Summer...

NBA's Proposed Immediate Draft Reform Is Crazy

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Lukewarm Sports Take: The NBA has clearly targeted Sixers when discussing Draft Lottery reform over the past few months. Life isn't fair, but that's utterly ridiculous.

Report: Timberwolves Interested in Thaddeus Young

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Rumors have swirled for weeks that the Sixers, with the most free cap room in the entire NBA, could be a potential third team in a Kevin Love trade. ESPN's Marc Stein says Minnesota has its sights...

From Las Vegas: Jordan McRae is a Beast

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He nearly went undrafted, but in Las Vegas, Jordan McRae played like someone who definitely belongs in the NBA and on the Sixers' roster.

Patience and Projecting Nerlens Noel

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Nerlens Noel has been as freakishly athletic as advertised during Summer League. But we might be better off tempering our expectations for his rookie season.

Hope for a Better Tomorrow

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Watching Jordan McRae act as the Sixers' best player in Las Vegas is a painful reminder that, no matter how on board you are with Sam Hinkie's rebuild, hoping for a better tomorrow is challenging.

Sixers vs. Dante Exum Thread

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The Sixers won the 2014 Orlando Summer League Championship. But this summer is far from over for the boys from Philly.

Lloyd Pierce has Successful HC Debut in Orlando

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Serving as the Sixers' Orlando Summer League coach, Philadelphia assistant coach Lloyd Pierce has guided the 76ers to a 3-1 week in Summer League entering Championship Friday.

Casper Ware coming up big for Sixers in Orlando

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Casper Ware is listed only at 5-10, but the vertically challenged Sixers point guard has been huge during Summer League.

Like Father, Like Son: Jerami and Harvey Grant

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In 1998-99, a 33-year-old Harvey Grant came to Philadelphia for the last stop of his NBA career. 15 years later, his son Jerami is hoping to begin his NBA journey with the Sixers.

Ronald Roberts energizing Sixers in Orlando

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The undrafted rookie free agent is the 2014 version of Khalif Wyatt: the under the radar prospect most fans are pulling for to make the Sixers opening day roster during the Orlando Summer League.

Nerlens Impresses in NBA Debut

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After sitting out 18 months rehabbing his torn ACL, the No. 6 overall pick started off his 2014 Summer League with a bang.

Sixers Show Commitment to MCW

By keeping Michael Carter-Williams in Philadelphia on Draft night, Sam Hinkie and the Sixers showed their faith in the Rookie of the Year as a franchise cornerstone. For now...

Source: Thad Young To Opt Out After Season

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Thaddeus Young wasn't moved at the trade deadline and stayed in Philly during the 2014 NBA Draft. Now, a source tells Liberty Ballers he'll opt-out of his contract following the 2014-15 season if...

Sixers swap Elfrid Payton for Dario Saric

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After the Philadelphia 76ers selected Elfrid Payton at No. 10, Sam Hinkie traded Payton's rights to the Orlando Magic in exchange the rights to Dario Saric.

LB Mock Draft: Thunder selects Spencer Dinwiddie

After bouncing back from a torn ACL, could Michael Levin's man crush be the missing piece for OKC?

Spurs are blueprint for Sixers' success

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The Sixers' rebuild is centered around drafting a superstar like Tim Duncan this June, but surrounding him with a true team will be the hardest part.

LB Mock Draft Pick #11: Nuggets take LaVine

With the 11th pick in the conducted-by-Sixers-bloggers Mock Draft, the Denver Nuggets select Zach LaVine.

Knicks Interested In Sixers' 2nd Round Picks

In New York n Friday, Phil Jackson told reporters he's considering buying one of the Milwaukee Bucks' or Philadelphia 76ers plethora of second round draft picks.

Sixers Workout 10 NBA Draft Prospects Friday

It's been a busy week for the Sixers coaching staff conducting pre-Draft workouts at PCOM. Here's a look at the 10 prospects they examined on Friday.

Pimp Your Prospect: Thanasis Antetokounmpo

All the attention is on the Sixers' two picks at No. 3 and No. 10, but we've all got personal favorites for the latter stages of the draft. Mine is former Delaware 87ers swingman Thanasis...

Furkan Aldemir To Stay In Turkey For 3 More Years

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Sixers' prospect Turkish big man Furkan Aldemir's will remain with his Euroleague club, Galatasaray Istanbul, for three more seasons rather than joining Sam Hinkie in Philadelphia this summer.

Kings Shopping Draft Pick -- Thad?

According to a report, Sacramento is interested in shopping the No. 8 overall pick for a veteran player. Could Thaddeus Young be the consummate pro missing from the Kings' puzzle?

MCW on the NBA Playoffs

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Recovering from shoulder surgery, Michael Carter-Williams has been astutely watching the NBA Playoffs and tweeting about it.

Why MCW Deserves ROY Over Victor Oladipo

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Victor Oladipo received 16 first-place votes for the 2013-14 Rookie of the Year. Why did those voters see he had a better debut season than MCW?

NBA, Sixers Announce MCW as Rookie of the Year

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Our pride and joy accepted the award, presented by KIA, at PCOM on Monday.

The 26 Games We Will Never Forget

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It's time to reflect on the longest losing streak in NBA history that never was.

Believe in Brett Brown

If his sparkling resume from championship years in San Antonio isn't enough, the little things Brett Brown did during his first season in Philadelphia are reason to believe in him for the future.

On the Absence of Nerlens Noel

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The No. 6 overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft didn't play at all this season. It makes sense why, but it still hurts.

Nerlens Noel Still Out, But He Jumps Higher Now

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With 5 games left in this tanktastic 2013-14 season, all signs point to the No. 6 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Nerlens Noel, not making his NBA debut this season.

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