Welcome to another edition of Casual Friday Sixers Links!
• After all the intense discussions going on at LB in the past week, a game against a bad, beat-up Lakers side is exactly what the community needs for harmony wait a minute no it's not damnit
• Missing you, Dedmon
• Want to share some Sixers thoughts with the LB community? Write a FanPost. Do a good job on it and we may even promote it to the front page. I'll even link to it in the weekly links post too. You'll be famous!
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Mike Baumann (@MJ_Baumann)
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Jake Pavorsky (@JakePavorsky)
Jake Fischer (@JakeLFischer)
BEST OF LIBERTY BALLERS:
When the Sixers Win the Championship in 2017: Which Current Player Will Be on the Team? - Dave Rueter
Celtics fan reads headline, calls Dave naughty words.
76ers' Sunday Morning Shootaround: Wings and Things - Roy Burton
Pretty sure Wings and Things was once the name of a nearby take-out chicken place.
2014 NBA Draft Big Board: LB Compiled, Version 1.0 - Michael Levin
Come see where Mario Hezonja rates!
Sam Hinkie, Sixers remaining patient until trade deadline - Jake Fischer
*insert corny patience proverb here*
Nerlens Noel Dunking And Such Things - Nerlens Noel
Basketball feelings. All the basketball feelings.
WigginsWatch IV: Tanksta's Paradise - Matt Carey
Another great WigginsWatch FanPost. Check it out, if for the title alone.
SIXERS AND OTHER BASKETBALL-RELATED LINKS:
Brown trying to help Evan Turner "rescue" himself - CSN Philly
Once his coaching career is over Brett Brown should write Hollywood's next great basketball movie.
Rebuilding A Rivalry - SLAM Online
Check out this feature on the Sixers-Celtics rivalry from Jake Fischer who when he is not writing and breaking news at Liberty Ballers is writing features for SLAM Magazine.
DataBall - Grantland
There is a lot in here, but if you are into the statistical side of basketball, this is a fascinating read from Grantland's Kirk Goldsberry.
Commiseration Committee - discussing losing with bloggers - Celtics Blog
Levin is here representing the Sixers and LB, spreading tanking cheer to depressed bloggers.
Adam Silver's gauntlet: The NBA should rival the NFL - SB Nation
If there is any North American sports league that *can* do it, it is probably the NBA. But they've still got a long ways to go to get there.
Preview: New 'Summer Dreams' documentary tracks MCW's journey to the NBA - The 700 Level
This documentary focusing on the NBA's Summer League looks fantastic. If only the trailer used a song other than That Fall Out Boy Song. #LightAMup
REMINDER - RULES OF THE THREAD: As long as you keep it clean (no cursing and please remember to floss your teeth after threading) and respectful, it's fair game. It's your thread - use it as you see fit.
Now, discuss! Happy Friday!
- Michael Carter-Williams in NBA Skills Challenge, Teamed with Anthony Davis in Rising Stars
- Michael Carter-Williams Earns Second Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month Award
- Nerlens Noel Dunking And Such Things
- Brett Brown Verbally Pimpslaps Arnett Moultrie
- FULL (HAIKU) RECAP: Celtics 114, Sixers 108