09/23/13 10:33 am EST
Over at philly.com Keith Pompey visited Nerlens Noel in Birmingham, AL for an update (with video) on his knee rehab.
Dei Lynam at csnphilly.com reports that coach Brown is working to improve the Sixers fitness level.
Dana O’Neil at ESPN.com reported the Billy Lange to the Sixers rumor over a week and on Sunday Lange’s addition to the staff became official.
The 76ers roster has not had a very good showing in ESPN.com’s #NBARank series. At SI.com, they are ranking the Top 100 players in the Association and there’s more bad news there. Thad was the only Sixer who made the list. Bynum was ranked at #60. ”Big Nik” at #100. INSERT JOKE HERE. Jrue came in at #48.
A quick “76ers” search on craigslist.com pulls up this pricey pair of Barkley Nike Posites.
Derek Bodner is now writing for broadstreethoops.com and his first post in an excellent one that wonders how these “young, low risk, cheap assets the Sixers were able to acquire” are going to work out long term.
This one is a little old, but hawks.com has a solid interview with former 76er Elton Brand.
Dei Lynam also take a look at how Brown’s coaching philosophies borrow heavily from NFL coaches.
This Jeff Caplan post has been up for a few days, but in case you missed it, he writes about Royce White’s future with the Sixers and notes that, “Sixers could not be reached for comment on White’s status for training camp or the preseason schedule.”
Via Twitter we are reminded by @realstuartl that the Sixers had a chance to draft Paul George who is about to ink a $90mil deal with the Pacers, but instead selected Evan Turner.
Also via Twitter, Arnett Moultrie (@amoultrie) tweets “Morning world”. Good morning Arnett.