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Roy Burton

  • joined Sep 19, 2012
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
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As a Sixers' fan since birth, I have an unnatural affinity towards both Charles Barkley and Allen Iverson. When I'm not writing for Liberty Ballers, I co-host a podcast called The Broad Street Line. For the right price, I'll be your Doug Stamper.

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  • NBA Philadelphia 76ers
  • NFL Philadelphia Eagles
  • NCAAF Temple Owls
  • NCAAB Temple Owls
  • NHL Philadelphia Flyers
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76ers' Sunday Shootaround: Tanks On Tanks On Tanks

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In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Evan Turner gets a ride to the airport, Tony Wroten's sneaker falls apart, and Brett Brown goes far beyond the call of duty.

Sixers, Sneakers Fall Apart Late In Loss To Pacers

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The Philadelphia 76ers had a couple of chances to upset the Indiana Pacers in the fourth quarter on Friday night. But then the game went all Chinua Achebe, and the East-leading Pacers were able to...

Sixers-Pacers Reaction Thread: Close, But No Cigar

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The Philadelphia 76ers gave it the old college try, but they eventually fell to the Indiana Pacers on Friday night 101-94. The loss was the Sixers' 19th in a row and 50th on the season.

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Philadelphia 76ers vs. Indiana Pacers Game Thread

In honor of National Pi Day, the Philadelphia 76ers have guaranteed that they will not lose tonight's game to the Indiana Pacers by 3.14 points. Whether they'll cover the spread is another matter...

76ers vs. Pacers Preview: Welcome Back, Turner

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The Philadelphia 76ers will have a handful of chances to win another game this season. Tonight is not one of those chances.

Richardson Suffers Setback

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Philadelphia 76ers' shooting guard Jason Richardson suffered a setback in his return from a knee injury, but remains determined to suit up at some point this season.

Silver: Sixers Aren't Trying To Tank

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Although there are many who would disagree, newly installed NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says that the Sixers are not tanking this season.

Allen Iverson: Perfectly Imperfect

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The Philadelphia 76ers are going to raise Allen Iverson's No. 3 to the rafters on Sunday. The 6-foot, 165-pound guard wasn't perfect, but that's exactly what made him great.

Thaddeus Young's Lonely Island

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Four trades later, Thaddeus Young is still a member of the Philadelphia 76ers. But don't feel too bad for him: There are plenty of chances for Young to make the best out of the situation.

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: Hard To Say Goodbye

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Will BJ Mullens and Henry Sims be as entertaining on Twitter as Evan, Spence and Lavoy were? DOUBTFUL.

Liberty Ballers' All-Star Game Thread

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No members of the Philadelphia 76ers are involved in tonight's festivities. But this may be one of our last chances to watch an entertaining basketball game this year, so let's enjoy.

76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: Run The Jewels

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In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Spencer Hawes has controversial toilet paper, Arne Duncan proves why he belongs on the Sixers, and we offer our own fixes for the NBA Slam Dunk...

Sixers Mount Rushmore -- Who's On?

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A month from now, the Philadelphia 76ers will have eight retired numbers hanging from the rafters of the Wells Fargo Center. But which of those men deserve a spot on a mythical Sixers' Mount Rushmore?

Sixers Lose 8th Straight, Fall to Jazz 105-100

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After two straight 40-plus point defeats, a five-point loss almost feels like a win. Almost, but not quite.

Sixers vs. Jazz Immediate Reaction Thread

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At least the Sixers didn't get run out of the gym tonight.

GameThread
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76ers vs. Jazz Game Thread

Well... the Duke - North Carolina game tonight got canceled, so at least we have this.

76ers vs. Jazz Preview: The Last Days

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Will pride boost the Sixers to a win tonight, or is another 40-point loss on the horizon? Oh, by the way, this may be the last time we see a few guys in a 76ers' uniform.

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: Nerlens Noel is a Tease

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For the second season in a row, reports of a Philadelphia 76ers' center working out have generated a greal deal of buzz in the basketball world. Don't believe the hype.

MCW Named Rookie of the Month... Again

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Michael Carter-Williams joins Allen Iverson as the only two players in Philadelphia 76ers' history to win Rookie of the Month honors on multiple occasions.

Jason Richardson Cleared To Shoot Light Jump Shots

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Philadelphia 76ers' shooting guard Jason Richardson has been cleared to shoot light jump shots, but there's still no timetable for his return.

Moultrie: "Sick Of All The Excuses"

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A month after being cleared to resume basketball activities, Arnett Moultrie still hasn't played in a game for the Philadelphia 76ers this year. On Monday, he made it clear that he's ready to make...

76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: Wings & Things

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In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Brett Brown stops by Wing Bowl, the Sixers' social media game falls flat, and Evan Turner buys a bunch of sneakers that he's not allowed to wear.

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: A Night at the Game

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We here at Liberty Ballers realize that a great deal of you never (or rarely) get to see the Philadelphia 76ers in person. So, to that end, we went to the Sixers-Thunder game last night, and...

76ers Worth Half a Billion Dollars

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According to a recent Forbes survey, the Philadelphia 76ers are worth $469 million. It just goes to show that you can't always judge the value of a team by the way that they play on the court.

Recap: Sixers Knock Off Knicks 110-106

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It wasn't always pretty or entertaining, but the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the New York Knicks 110-106 on Wednesday night.

76ers Defeat Knicks 110-106: Reaction Thread

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Evan Turner's career-high 34 points helped spur the Philadelphia 76ers to a 110-106 victory over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night.

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76ers vs. Knicks Game Thread: #KnicksTape Edition

Both teams are coming into tonight's game on extended losing streaks... SOMETHING HAS TO GIVE.

76ers vs. Knicks Preview: Halfway Gone

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Rejoice, for we have reached a very important milestone in the 2013-14 NBA campaign. The Philadelphia 76ers are halfway to the lottery, but there's still plenty of season left.

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: Gotta Go To Mo's

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In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, we ride along with Michael Carter-Williams as he takes a trip to Modell's, look back at a 17-year-old Thaddeus Young, and show some love to our...

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: The Kevin Hart Edition

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In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Kevin Hart stops by 76ers' practice, Josh Harris nearly gives half of Philadelphia a heart attack, and one of our favorite swingmen finds himself...

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