NBA Players: Lockout Sending You to the Poorhouse? Kobe’s Got Your Back

Kobe_Bryant_LAL

With labor negotiations between the owners and players union at a stand-still, an important time is creeping closer. Before too long NBA players will start missing paychecks, an obvious point of leverage held over their heads by the owners. The […]

ESPN.com’s Player Rankings: Where Do the 76ers Players Rank So Far?

76ers_Phi

If you didn’t know ESPN.com is running a Twitter hashtag, #NBArank, ranking the top 500 NBA players. They started from the bottom of course, and have worked their way up to the early 200′s. So far, 8 players from the […]

76ers Marreese Speights Among Players Listed on “Lockout League” Roster

Marreese_Speights_PHI

  The “Lockout League” produced by Impact Basketball, released its roster on Thursday. The only Philadelphia 76er who will participate is Marreese Speights. Impact Basketball has perhaps the best Basketball training program in the sport. With multiple locations in the United States, […]

Revisiting the 1998 NBA Lockout and How it Affected the Philadelphia 76ers

Larry_Brown_PHI

  With the NBA currently in a lockout it seems appropriate to look back at the last NBA lockout, the lockout of the 1998-99 season. The problems of over a decade ago aren’t much different from the problems impacting the […]

Can Andre Iguodala Still Expect to be Traded When the NBA Lockout Ends?

Andre_Iguodala_PHI

  The Philadelphia 76ers have given off some warm feelings as of late, a break from the norm during the NBA lockout. First, Elton Brand and the majority of the Sixers roster got together for an organized team work out […]

Doug Collins to Meet With 76ers Coaching Staff Next Week

Doug_Collins_PHI

  Even though the NBA lockout has put the 2011-12 NBA season in doubt, someone forgot to tell the Philadelphia 76ers.  Recently, Elton Brand organized a team workout with nearly the entire 76ers roster. Now, the 76ers coaching staff has […]

76ers 1st Round Pick Nikola Vucevic Set to Join Professional Team in Montenegro

Nikola_Vucevic_PHI

According to the Sporting News, Philadelphia 76ers 1st round pick Nikola Vucevic is close to signing with a professional team in Montenegro.   Vucevic, drafted 16th overall in this year’s draft is said to be close to a deal that […]

Elton Brand Organizing Team Workout With 76ers Teammates

Elton_Brand_PHI

Even though the NBA lockout threatens to end the 2011-12 NBA season before it gets started, Elton Brand of the Philadelphia 76ers is preparing like its game on.   Elton Brand has helped organize a team workout scheduled for next […]

Philadelphia 76ers Parting Ways With Andres Nocioni

PHI_Andres_Nocioni

 Well, it looks like Andres Nocioni’s time as a 76er is over. According to an interview Nocioni did with Chilean Newspaper La Nacion, the Sixers don’t want him back. “The Sixers already said they don’t want me. And now we’re […]

First NBA Labor Talks Could Happen on Monday

First off, I’d like to welcome you all to the new RantSports.com! Now, let’s talk some NBA! I know there isn’t much to get excited about with the NBA lockout in full force. However, the first positive sign could be […]

76ersCentral.com is Moving!

This will be the last post here at 76ersCentral.com. Though, it’s not a sad time, my Philadelphia 76ers coverage will be moving to RantSports.com. Be sure to check out RantSports.com for a very exciting re-launch. You’ll not only find my […]

Philadelphia 76ers Release Schedule for 2011-12 Season; Features 12 Nationally Televised Games

76ers logo

While NBA fans everywhere worry about whether or not the NBA lockout will put the 2011-12 NBA season in jeopardy, it’s business as usually, for now. On Tuesday, the Philadelphia 76ers released their 2011-12 schedule. The Sixers will open up […]