Roy Burton

  • joined Sep 19, 2012
  • last login Aug 29, 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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Not So Easy: Sixers Get Smashed By Pelicans 135-98


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Bynum Still Has Fans Feeling Some Type Of Way


Andrew Bynum finally played a professional basketball game in Philadelphia. But the fact that he did it as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers caused many people in attendance to feel some kind of...

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: The Undefeated Edition


In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Sam Hinkie and Brett Brown have a meeting of the minds, Allen Iverson returns to Philly, and the Sevens draft a crime-stopping point guard.

The Philadelphia 76ers Are 2-0. In Basketball.


There are so many conflicting emotions in the hearts of most Sixers' fans right now. Let's all just enjoy this win over the Wizards and figure out the whole draft thing some other time, shall we?



It wasn't as exciting as the win over the Miami Heat, but the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Washington Wizards by a score of 109-102 to remain undefeated. Seriously.



Was Wednesday's win against the Miami Heat a fluke? We'll find out tonight.

76ers vs. Wizards Preview: Reality Bites


After an improbable 114-110 victory over the Miami Heat on Wednesday, the Philadelphia 76ers are back on the wagon tonight as they take on the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center. Is a 2-0...

76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: All Hallows Eve


In the edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, the Sixers attend a Halloween party, Blue Week is upon us, and we pour out a little liquor for #TeamWHOP.

Sixers vs. Timberwolves Game Thread


The next time there's a game thread on Liberty Ballers, it will be for a basketball game that counts in the regular season standings. Until then, we've got this.

9 Days Until Sixers: Prepare For The Worst


The 2013-14 season will be far worse than most of us can possibly imagine. But as long as we keep our eyes on the prize, the fairy tale could very well have a happy ending.

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: Tournament Edition


In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Lavoy Allen forgets to set the alarm on his iPhone, a former Sixer nearly wipes out on the Great Wall of China, and we take a look back at one of...

Report: Iverson To Officially Retire On October 30


According to several reports, Allen Iverson will formally announce his retirement from the NBA at the Philadelphia 76ers' home opener on October 30.

Preseason Game Thread: 76ers vs. Nets


The Philadelphia 76ers and the Brooklyn Nets will play something approximating a regular-season basketball game tonight. Here is where you can voice your pleasure and/or displeasure with the...

17 Days Until Sixers: You Gotta Believe


The Sixers are going to win at least 17 games this year. How is that possible, you ask? Just look at the signs - they're all around us.

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: Together We Build


In this week's edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, we follow the team as they make their way to Spain, debate the greatness of DMX, and Together We Build.

28 Days: Brett Brown's Workout Plan

The Philadelphia 76ers may not be a playoff-caliber squad by any means, but thanks to new head coach Brett Brown's work out plan, they may be the most physically fit team in the Association.

76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: Man Vs. Food


In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Royce White needs to brush up on his history, Brett Brown tells you how he really feels, and we give you our thoughts on restaurants that should...

Sixers Add Two More To Training Camp Roster


The Philadelphia 76ers have added two more players to their training camp roster: center Solomon Alabi and power forward Nayal Koshwal.

Notes and Quotes From Sixers' Media Day


For a team that already has a seat reserved at the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery, there were quite a few interesting developments as a result of the Philadelphia 76ers' Media Day festivities.

Moultrie To Miss Several Months With Ankle Injury


Philadelphia 76ers' forward Arnett Moultrie will miss several months after undergoing ankle surgery earlier this week.

Sixers Add Hollis Thompson To Training Camp Roster


Mark Deeks of reports that the Philadelphia 76ers' have added former Georgetown product Hollis Thompson to their training camp roster.

Royce White Set to Participate in Training Camp


When the Philadelphia 76ers' kick off training camp this weekend, one of the players on the floor will be none other than Royce White.

What's In A Nickname? The 76ers May Soon Find Out


The NBA's push to put nicknames on the back of jerseys would result in an increase in merchandising revenue for approximately 29 of the league's teams. And then there's the Sixers.

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: Nothing Was The Same


In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, a Liberty Ballers writer expresses his disdain for steak, Grand Theft Auto V consumes Evan Turner's thoughts, and the Sixers' acknowledgement of...

76ers' Sunday Shootaround: All Twitter Everything


In this edition of the Sixers' Sunday Morning Shootaround, we make our plea to run the Sixers' Twitter account, lament the current state of R&B music, and wonder how Willie Green landed his sneaker...

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