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SB Nation Reacts: Nick Nurse preferred choice for next head coach among Sixers fans

Sam Cassell and Monty Williams were among other favorites for Philadelphia’s opening at head coach.

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Sixers head coach rumor tracker

Doc Rivers is gone and the Sixers will look for a new head coach for the 2023-24 season. Here is the latest as their search moves forward.

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James Harden free agency rumor tracker

Coming off an uneven postseason, James Harden will likely opt out and have the opportunity to test free agency. Here’s the latest on what The Beard might do and what it’ll mean for the Sixers.

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Report: ‘reuniting with Morey is very much enticing to [Nick] Nurse.’

An earlier report offered that Nick Nurse pulled out of the running for the Bucks head coaching vacancy, and soon after we’re hearing a reunion with Morey is very much enticing to the 2019 champion.

Leaving Nick Nurse still available, Bucks appear set to hire Adrian Griffin as head coach

The Milwaukee Bucks, a Conference Rival, let Mike Budenholzer go, and are not moving forward with Nick Nurse, leaving two Sixers candidates on the market.

How could the Sixers retool this offseason if James Harden does leave?

The Sixers won’t have much financial flexibility this offseason even if James Harden leaves, which could limit their ability to retool around Joel Embiid.

Trade Embiid? History tells us that would not be wise for the Sixers

Joel Embiid is coming off an MVP season. The Sixers’ history of trading MVP-caliber players is nightmare fuel.

Who is your favorite Sixers coaching target?

An extensive list of accomplished coaches available for Philadelphia.

Report: Monty Williams ‘likely to take’ 2023-24 NBA season off from coaching

The former Phoenix Suns head coach is reportedly among the targets for the Sixers.

How would Frank Vogel fit in Philly? We asked someone that covered the former Lakers coach

The Sixers met with Frank Vogel Tuesday. We asked Silver Screen and Roll about the former Lakers coach and if he’d be a fit in Philly.

If James Harden leaves, the 2024 offseason could determine the Sixers’ future

A ‘punt year’ could be in play for the Sixers ahead of a decisive 2024 offseason if James Harden leaves this summer in free agency.

Report: Suns to interview former Sixers head coach Doc Rivers

Rivers was included in a report that also featured Nick Nurse.

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Podcast: ‘Out of Site’ on Harden rumors & from a Doc to a Nurse?!

Nick Nurse, Mike Budenholzer, James Harden-to-Houston rumors; what happens if James bolts? Like any of the 2024 free agents? Pascal Siakam?

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Sixers interview former Lakers head coach Frank Vogel

The Sixers on Tuesday met with former Lakers coach and South Jersey native Frank Vogel about their head coaching vacancy.

Documentary on 2001 Iverson-led Sixers set to premiere on NBA TV

The documentary will look at the fragile relationship between Allen Iverson and Larry Brown as well as the team’s run to the 2001 NBA Finals.

LeBron James is reportedly considering retirement

Potentially big news out West

Nikola Jokic defends Joel Embiid’s MVP win: ‘He should have won it’

When asked about the MVP race after ending the Western Conference Finals, Jokic gave a very classy answer to defend Joel Embiid’s MVP win.

ESPN’s Windhorst suspects Harden-Rockets rumors are a leverage play

The ESPN analyst believes that James Harden might just be trying to get the biggest deal possible out of the Sixers.

NBA Free Agency

Sixers coaching candidate Nick Nurse a finalist for Milwaukee Bucks position

The former Toronto Raptors head coach has multiple suitors already

SB Nation Reacts: Most Sixers fans intend to watch more Spurs games if they draft Victor Wembanyama

The French big man appears quite the entertaining player.

Carmelo Anthony announces retirement from basketball

Carmelo Anthony, the 9th-leading scorer in NBA history, has announced his retirement.

As the Sixers get set to interview Nick Nurse, we asked Raptors HQ for some intel

Nick Nurse will reportedly interview with the Sixers. We got the perspective of someone that covered the head coach on whether he’d be a fit in Philly.

SB Nation Reacts: Majority of voters don’t want Sixers to re-sign James Harden

The Philadelphia point guard will reportedly enter free agency this summer.

There might come a time to trade Joel Embiid (hint: not soon), but Knicks wouldn’t be a great partner

The Sixers likely won’t consider trading Joel Embiid any time soon, but that won’t stop a team like the Knicks from trying.

Report: ‘Belief among NBA executives is that James Harden will rejoin the Houston Rockets’

A new report suggests execs around the NBA suspect Sixers star guard James Harden will leave Joel Embiid to rejoin his former club.

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Report: Sixers set to interview Nick Nurse for head coach vacancy

Nick Nurse has had some interesting battles with the Sixers over the years. Could he be their next coach?

Will you watch more of the Spurs if or when they draft Victor Wembanyama?

The French big man seems destined for San Antonio as his NBA home.

Ime Udoka’s latest comments don’t sound like James Harden is on the way to Houston

The new Rockets coach discussed his vision for the upcoming roster build.

Report: James Harden ‘driving force behind Rivers’ departure’

Despite Daryl Morey expressing the contrary on Wednesday, multiple reports have suggested James Harden and Doc Rivers were not on great terms.

5 takeaways from Daryl Morey’s end-of-season presser

The Sixers have a lot of questions this offseason and Daryl Morey started by addressing the media on Wednesday.

Do you want the Sixers to re-sign James Harden when he becomes a free agent?

The Sixers will have a vital decision to make about their point guard in the coming months.

Report: James Harden ‘intends to decline’ player option, enter free agency

The Sixers point guard is reportedly seeking a four-year deal.

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