Tag: PHILADELPHIA 76ERS

Fanatics Converted Its MLB Jersey Factory To Make Hospital Gowns And Masks

One of the major issues facing the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic is a lack of necessary supplies for healthcare workers. Hospitals are reporting widespread issues of a lack of protective gear, from masks to face shields to simply not having enough gowns, with some nurses and doctors wearing trash bags as protective clothing. […]

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Players And Staff Got The Sixers Ownership Group To Change Its Mind On A Pay Cut For Workers

Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, the group that owns the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and the NHL’s New Jersey Devils, has reversed course on a controversial decision to cut pay for at-will employees. In a bit of news reported on Monday, the ownership group for the pair of franchises planned on reducing the pay for those […]

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Three Members Of The Sixers Organization Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

The NBA suspending league operations last Wednesday night appears more and more like a prescient decision as the outbreak of COVID-19 continues to spread around the country and globe. Within the NBA, seven players have confirmed positive tests across three different teams (Jazz, Pistons, and Nets), and Thursday brought word of four more positive tests […]

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Josh Richardson On Learning Tom Hanks Has Coronavirus: ‘That’s Too Far. Forrest Gump Has It?’

COVID-19 has made headlines for weeks, and earlier this week, some prominent diagnoses were made in the world of basketball. Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz tested positive for the virus, and a day later, it was confirmed that Donovan Mitchell also tested positive for coronavirus. It led to the NBA postponing its regular season […]

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Ben Simmons Will Be Evaluated Again In Three Weeks As His Rehab For A Back Injury Continues

The injury that began for Ben Simmons as “lower back tightness” will sideline him at least another three weeks, the Philadelphia 76ers announced on Wednesday morning. After playing in the NBA All-Star Game in Chicago in mid-February, Simmons missed the Sixers’ first game after the break with what the team called tightness. In the days […]

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A ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant got Joel Embiid’s nickname very wrong, so the star changed his Twitter name

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Joel Embiid wasn’t going to miss this shot. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/pR9Fa2jZ1oOP4NkvLbpGhQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi42NjY2NjY2NjY2NjY3/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/z0kTXCTvhGVXunDCPudiYA–~B/aD0yMzM4O3c9MzUwNztzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2020-03/efb62190-5e8a-11ea-b6d4-47ccc7bef4e1″ data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/pR9Fa2jZ1oOP4NkvLbpGhQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi42NjY2NjY2NjY2NjY3/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/z0kTXCTvhGVXunDCPudiYA–~B/aD0yMzM4O3c9MzUwNztzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2020-03/efb62190-5e8a-11ea-b6d4-47ccc7bef4e1″>Joel Embiid wasn’t going to miss this shot. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) “Jeopardy!” If there’s anything we’ve learned about the iconic gameshow, it’s that its very smart contestants can have some enormous blind spots when it comes to the world of […]

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Joel Embiid Looked Back On The Moment He Earned His ‘Do A 180’ Nickname In High School

Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers had the night off on Wednesday, which meant the All-Star big man had some time to spend on social media. Earlier in the evening, Embiid’s name popped up in headlines thanks to a woeful attempt by a Jeopardy! contestant to come up with his nickname, The Process, when prompted. […]

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A ‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant Had A Hilariously Wrong Guess For Joel Embiid’s Nickname

Let’s face it: Contestants on Jeopardy! know a whole lot of stuff that the average person will never know. But every once in a while, sports fans can get one over on trivia junkies who are more well-versed in 19th century British literature than, like, members of the Dream Team or something. One such instance […]

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