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Roy Burton

  • joined Sep 19, 2012
  • last login Jul 28, 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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  • MLB Philadelphia Phillies
  • NBA Philadelphia 76ers
  • NFL Philadelphia Eagles
  • NCAAF Temple Owls
  • NCAAB Temple Owls
  • NHL Philadelphia Flyers
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An Ode To Doug Collins

14

The 76ers are on pace to win 30 games this year, far more than most people envisioned back in October. Brett Brown is single-handedly sabotaging the tanking movement, which is all the more reason...

Delaware 87ers Release Aquille Carr

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The Delaware 87ers announced that they've released Aquille Carr. If crime rises in Newark, DE, blame Sevens' GM Brandon Williams.

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: Dance Dance Revolution

10

In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Brandon Davies meets his idol, Sam Hinkie's mentor shows off his post-up game, and we give you the scoop on some of the best post-Christmas deals...

87ers Heading in the Right Direction

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The Delaware 87ers' record may be less than ideal, but fear not: The team is headed in the right direction.

76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: Tough Calls

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In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Nick Young talks about the "creep life", Chris Bosh wears a questionable sweatshirt to a holiday party, and the Sixers play a part in one of the...

Are the 76ers Moving To New Jersey?

36

Once again, there are rumors of the Philadelphia 76ers possibly moving to Newark, NJ. And while it can't completely be ruled out, there's virtually no chance of it ever happening.

Started From The Top: Sixers Lose To Minnesota

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Do you remember that three-game winning streak at the beginning of the season that had Sixers' fans buzzing? Neither do we.

Sixers vs. Timberwolves: Immediate Reaction Thread

10

For a while there, it looked like the Sixers were going to win by 50. But in the NBA, everyone makes a run, and the Timberwolves ran their way to a 106-99 victory.

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76ers vs. Timberwolves Game Thread

The Philadelphia 76ers and the Minnesota Timberwolves are the top two teams in the NBA when it comes to pace. Expect a lot of shot attempts tonight. Whether they actually go in is a different story.

Sixers-Wolves: Not-So-Frequently Asked Questions

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We're here to answer your questions about tonight's Sixers-Timberwolves game. However, in the event that you don't have any questions, we posed a few of our own.

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: Electric Boogaloo

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Instead of making fun of Evan Turner's tweets for the 64th week in a row, we decided to turn the camera on ourselves.

Sixers Out-Dueled By Hamilton, Nuggets 103-92

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Michael Carter-Williams is currently in the hospital with an infection, but the rest of his teammates were the ones who looked sick during their 103-92 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Saturday.

Sixers Lose To Nuggets 103-92: Immediate Reaction

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The Philadelphia 76ers lost their second game in as many nights, falling to the Denver Nuggets 103-92 on Saturday night.

Michael Carter-Williams In Hospital with Infection

12

Philadelphia 76ers' rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams has spent the past three days in the hospital with a skin infection on his right knee. There's currently no timetable for his return.

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Denver Nuggets: Game Thread

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J.J. Hickson said last night that he plays way harder than Spencer Hawes. We'll see about that...

Sixers Get Caught In Charlotte's Web, Lose 105-88

8

The Sixers fall to 7-13 on the season after their 105-88 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday. Philadelphia is now 1-8 on the road this season.

Sixers Fall To Bobcats 105-88: Reaction Thread

21

Maybe Michael Carter-Williams had the right idea when he didn't make the trip down to Charlotte.

Sixers-Bobcats Game Thread: Welcome To Queen City

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Sixers vs. Bobcats on the TV, a nice cold glass of Gold Peak Tea in hand... I can't think of a better way to spend a Friday night.

Sixers vs. Bobcats Preview: Liberty Ballers Cypher

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Because the NBA season is 82 games long (and "Because The Internet"), we need to mix it up every now and then. So, to that end, we chose to forego a typical game preview and decided to do a...

76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: My December

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In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, a member of the LB staff gets his Guy Fieri on, Allen Iverson hangs out with Gumby, and we look back at one of the worst ideas of the Adam Aron era.

Oral History of Kwame Brown's Time With The Sixers

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In this special edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, we look back at Kwame Brown's time as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers. The sad part about it all is that most of these quotes aren't...

An Evening With Dr. J

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Philadelphia 76ers' legend Julius Erving visited the Free Library of Philadelphia last week to promote his new book, "Dr. J: An Autobiography."

Inside the Delaware 87ers Open Practice

8

The Delaware 87ers held an open practice this past Saturday, and from the looks of things, they should be fairly competitive in their inaugural season.

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: America's Got Talent

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In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Spencer Hawes tries his hand at karaoke, Evan Turner's ATM slip makes the rounds, and we catch up with a former Sixer who is the talk of the town...

Not So Easy: Sixers Get Smashed By Pelicans 135-98

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Ryan Anderson's 26 points and Anthony Davis's all-world defense were a recipe for disaster for the Philadelphia 76ers as they fell victim to the New Orleans Pelicans 135-98 on Saturday.

Pelicans Defeat Sixers 135-98: Reaction Thread

18

Anthony Davis used his 17-foot wingspan to block a career-high 8 shots, and Jrue Holiday dished out 12 assists as the New Orleans Pelicans smashed the Philadelphia 76ers 135-98.

76ers-Pelicans Game Thread: Basketball Mardi Gras

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No matter how tonight's game between the Philadelphia 76ers and the New Orleans Hornets turns out, the Sixers will probably both improve and worsen their position in the 2014 NBA Draft. So let's...

76ers-Pelicans Preview: Catching Up With Friends

15

The Philadelphia 76ers continue their reunion tour tonight with a matchup against Jrue Holiday and the New Orleans Pelicans. After the game, the two teams will hit Bourbon Street for a night filled...

Delaware 87ers Name Rod Baker Head Coach

14

In one of the worst-kept secrets of all time, former St. Joseph's assistant coach Rod Baker was officially named the first coach in Delaware 87ers' history.

76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: Back To Earth

8

There wasn't much to speak of on the social media front for the Sixers this week. But we'll always have Evan Turner's headband.

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