With the 26th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Furkan Korkmaz from Turkey; Korkmaz though, is expected to return to play for Turkey next season and may not play for Philadelphia for quite some time due to his contractual obligations to his native country.
With the 24th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Timothe Luwawu from France; Luwawu was the second pick the 76ers took in the first round, as they had selected Ben Simmons earlier in the night with the first overall pick in the draft.
With the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers have selected Ben Simmons from LSU, Simmons averaged 19.2 points and 11.8 rebounds in his freshman year for the Tigers. It was the first time in 20 years that the 76ers had the number one pick in the NBA Draft, dating back to when they took Allen Iverson number one overall in 1996.
Even with the team expected to take him with the number one overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, LSU's Ben Simmons will not work out for the Philadelphia 76ers as part of a pre-draft meeting; there have been reports that have said that Simmons would prefer to not play in Philadelphia and would instead, want to play for his favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, who have the number two pick in the draft.
StubHub plans to pay $5 million per year to have logo appear on Sixers' jerseys, will launch for 2017-18 season.
The Houston Rockets are finalizing a four-year deal to name Philadelphia 76ers assistant head coach Mike D'Antoni to become their next head coach; the Rockets head coaching job will be D'Antoni's fifth stop in the NBA as a head coach, previously coaching with the Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns, New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers.
Sixers 101 gives a step-by-step guide as to what the Sixers should do this offseason to make an immediate impact on the team's level of competiting.
Charles Barkley believes that the Philadelphia 76ers may be preparing a season that the fans have been so patiently waiting for.
Okafor recieves 71 team votes for NBA's All Rookie First Team, placed 5th for Rookie of the Year
Brett Brown is reportedly evaluating every coach this offseason to see who will stay in Philadelphia and who won't.