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Oh Philly

Am I the only that is seeing the irony in the 76ers? I mean, the way their draft picks have gone in the past 3 years it seems like the 76ers are living in the days when the pace was slow, the small guards passed and the big men were the sure scorers. 644 more words


Bathroom Fixing 2

A quick post to give some insight into my absence from my regular movie and Japan blogging: we’ve been renovating the bathroom. Tiling is a lot harder than I anticipated, especially when all my walls point in different directions! 121 more words



June 25th is a rare time of the year. On this day, the NBA rewards the worst teams in the league for being awful. I hate it. 1,110 more words


Roger Federer thinks a beatdown and tank-job was mentally good for Gael Monfils

“I think it was mentally good for both of us to play two sets yesterday, come out and play a best-of-three match today.” — Roger Federer, after sweeping Gael Monfils in the two sets of their suspended fourth-round match on Monday. 338 more words


Philadelphia 76’ers:  Its (Let's Not) Go Time!

For the Philadelphia 76’ers, training camp will be a time of adjustment. They’ll have so many new talented faces. Like Joel Embid, who if available for the draft this year would be in the conversation to go #1. 691 more words

2015 NBA Draft

The 76ers Will Be Scary

Most teams came into last night’s NBA draft lottery looking for the first or second overall pick; the 76ers were hoping for the third. And that is what they received. 170 more words

Fixing Tanking the Right Way

FiveThirtyEight hosted a contest to see who could find a solution to the tanking problem in the NBA. The problem is simple: teams are incentivized to perform badly during the regular season in hopes of getting a better draft pick. 324 more words