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    @PompeyOnSixers: #Sixers’ @JoelEmbiid rocking the cornrows. https://t.co/ynIiviSVXI

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    @howardeskin: My prediction as I told @WIPMorningShow @SportsRadioWIP . The #sixers win 53 games and make Eastern Conference Finals. @Jo…

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    @PHLSixersNation: Its good to see the 76ers featured in the Marquee Games to start the season #Sixers #TrustTheProcess #KiaTipOff17 http…

  • @NicoleJade525: Brett Brown: Joel Embiid will be on minute restrictions to start the season. #Sixers https://t.co/mpZsK5qdQj

  • @PompeyOnSixers: #Sixers’ @JoelEmbiid getting up to 3s after practice. https://t.co/llgTKyJlxJ

  • @ClutchPointsApp: Hassan Whiteside on his beef with Joel Embiid. #Heat #Sixers https://t.co/HKd8mtkcNr

  • @MarcFarzetta: "I'm 'twistedly' fond of @howardeskin" -#Sixers Coach Brett Brown to the @WIPMorningShow

  • @therealmikekb: Looks like opening night starting 5 for #sixers will be: Simmons Bayless Redick Covington Embiid Saric, Fultz off the…

  • @TomMoorePhilly: The #Sixers' Joel Embiid: 'I felt like I could've played 30 minutes (in Friday's preseason finale)' https://t.co/aMIJo0

  • @PompeyOnSixers: Bummer for #Sixers' @JoelEmbiid: Brett Brown expects his minutes to be 'in the teens' early https://t.co/mPPQ5I5okj via…

  • @detnewsRodBeard: #Sixers are bringing Joel Embiid along slowly, to start the season, DFSers. https://t.co/FZni4Fugze

  • @TomMoorePhilly: #Sixers Embiid 'disappointed' at having minutes restriction expected to be on the teens. https://t.co/zJpTnXuaLB

  • @SportsRadioWIP: Brown on Simmons: "He's a point guard at heart. He's a point guard at skill. He just happens to be 6-foot, 10." #Sixers

  • @SportsRadioWIP: Brett Brown: "I want to make the playoffs. That's our goal." #Sixers #TrustTheProcess

  • @Sevens: Join us tomorrow at @XFINITYLive for #Sixers season opener #watchparty! MORE INFO: https://t.co/aTJqak9qCV https://t.co/toSxcVL…

Classic headlines via Yahoo! Sports

  • Wizards know Sixers' former 1st overall pick Ben Simmons presents unique threat

    The Philadelphia 76ers, amazingly, will have not one but two No. 1 overall draft picks making their NBA debuts on Wednesday night when the Wizards host the Sixers in their regular season opener at Capital One Arena. Markelle Fultz is getting much of the hype and understandably. Wizards head coach Scott Brooks has already watched some of the limited film available on the 2016 top pick and he likes what he sees.
    17 Oct @ 6PM

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  • Bradley Beal loves Sixers' Joel Embiid's trash-talking, just don't try it on the Wizards

    There may not be another athlete, regardless of sport, that is as good at social media as Sixers center Joel Embiid. Everyone seems to be laughing, expect Heat center Hassan Whiteside perhaps. Embiid and Whiteside have been in an on-court and off-court beef for a while now.
    17 Oct @ 7AM

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  • Joel Embiid disappointed Brett Brown has him on another minutes limit

    Joel Embiid would like to play 48 minutes every game. The Sixers are looking at a maximum of 20 for opening night. "I don't really know if there's a solid number," Brett Brown said Monday after practice.
    17 Oct @ 1AM

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  • Sixers to keep Joel Embiid’s minutes in teens to start season, he’s not happy

    Joel Embiid wants to get on the court, he wants to unleash himself on the NBA this season. After three seasons of being bottled up — even in the 31 games he has played there was a minutes restriction — Embiid wants to impose his will on the league. Sixers coach Brett Brown says to start the season there will be a tight minutes limit on Embiid, who averaged less than 15 minutes in two preseason games after finally being cleared to play.
    17 Oct @ 1AM

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  • Emeka Okafor and Kendrick Perkins are going to the G-League

    Emeka Okafor and Kendrick Perkins do battle, either several lifetimes ago or in 2013. If you’re a traditional big man who can’t shoot 3-pointers or tread water in the deep end of the defensive pool at the 3-point arc, the NBA in the fall of 2017 is a tough place to make a living. Emeka Okafor has agreed to play for the Philadelphia 76ers’ G League team, the Delaware 87ers, in hopes of signing with an NBA team in the coming months, league sources told ESPN.
    17 Oct @ 12AM

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  • Markelle Fultz likely to start season on bench for Sixers

    Fultz played a total of 47 minutes over just two games. When asked if Fultz will start, Brown said "I don't believe so" and noted the lack of in-game experience. Fultz is willing to accept his assignment, whether it is in the starting five or a reserve unit.
    16 Oct @ 9PM

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  • Markelle Fultz's NBA career will start on the Philadelphia 76ers' bench mob

    Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz will start his NBA career on Philadelphia’s second unit. Markelle Fultz’s NBA debut against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday evening will serve as an inauspicious homecoming of sorts for the D.C. native. After a preseason spent battling a mysterious shoulder issue that altered his shooting mechanics before a knee injury cost him two more exhibition games, the No. 1 overall pick will begin his rookie season on the bench for the Philadelphia 76ers.
    16 Oct @ 7PM

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  • Jacob Pullen's contract converted to 2-way deal as Sixers make series of roster moves

    The team converted the contract of point guard Jacob Pullen to a two-way deal. In this new contract created by the league for this season, Pullen will play for the Delaware 87ers in the G League and can spend a maximum of 45 days with the Sixers (excluding time with the Sixers before the Sevens' training camp). The Sixers previously inked James Michael McAdoo to one.
    16 Oct @ 5PM

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  • Markelle Fultz won't start in season opener between Wizards and Sixers

    Those tuning in for the season opener between the Wizards and Sixers will have to wait a little bit longer to see the debut of 2017 No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz.The Sixers revealed on Sunday that Fultz will not be in the starting lineup to begin
    16 Oct @ 4PM

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  • Sources: Emeka Okafor to join Sixers' G League team with hopes of playing in NBA again

    Emeka Okafor has agreed to play for the Philadelphia 76ers' G League team, the Delaware 87ers, in hopes of signing with an NBA team in the coming months, league sources told ESPN. Okafor, the second overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft, was in training camp with the 76ers before the club waived him on Saturday. Okafor, 35, hasn't played in an NBA regular-season game since April 15, 2013, because of a herniated disk in his neck.
    15 Oct @ 10PM

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