NBA Draft

Sixers introduce Matisse Thybulle at team HQ.
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June 21, 2019 - 11:24 am
By Eliot Shorr-Parks, 94WIP PHILADELPHIA (94WIP Sports Radio) — The Sixers made a trade with the Boston Celtics on Thursday night, moving up to the 20th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft to select Matisse Thybulle, a small forward from Washington. Thybulle, 6-foot-5, 195 pounds, is considered one of the...
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April 15, 2019 - 7:22 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after one high-flying season to enter the NBA draft. Widely projected as the top overall pick in the June draft, the AP national player of the year announced his decision Monday. --Thank you Duke--#thebrotherhood A post shared by Zion Williamson...
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Mikal Bridges (Villanova) walks onto the stage after being selected as the number ten overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center.
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Andrew Kramer
June 22, 2018 - 8:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the 10th pick in the 2018 NBA draft, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Mikal Bridges, a key player in Villanova University's two championship runs in the last three seasons. Fan Timothy Lewis saw Bridges as a perfect fit in Philly. "Local boy, championship...
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Villanova's Mikal Bridges is greeted by friends and family after he was picked 10th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers during the first round of the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
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June 22, 2018 - 7:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tyneeha Rivers walked into Barclays Center for the NBA draft with her son, Mikal Bridges. Like any parent, she was full of emotions: pride, excitement — just a bundle of nerves. But Rivers had somewhat of a parental advantage, she works for an NBA team, the Philadelphia 76ers. So...
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Allen Iverson
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Dave Uram
June 21, 2018 - 12:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NBA Draft is Thursday, and this is one of the more exciting times of the year for Sixers fans. They’re picking 10th and 26th, along with four second-rounders. Former general manager Sam Hinkie would be proud. Over recent years, the 76ers selected budding stars...
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 Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo (10) dribbles against the Butler Bulldogs at Madison Square Garden.
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June 16, 2018 - 7:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Donte DiVincenzo's plan was to come out and test the NBA draft waters this spring, with the expectation that he would be returning to Villanova for another season. And then the national championship game happened. The hero of Villanova's win over Michigan picked the perfect...
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Trae Young
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June 15, 2018 - 3:54 pm
(AP) -- There's little question about where to start when looking at the top point guard prospects in the NBA draft: Trae Young and Collin Sexton. Young was the national leader in both scoring and assists with the Sooners as a freshman, while Sexton provided an aggressive presence at the helm of...
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Bryan Colangelo
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Rachel Kurland
June 07, 2018 - 12:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia 76ers released a statement Thursday accepting Bryan Colangelo's resignation following allegations of the general manager tweeting from anonymous accounts about sensitive Sixers information. An independent investigation firm looked into the anonymous...
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Stage hands prepare the set for the NBA basketball draft lottery.
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May 15, 2018 - 9:23 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Phoenix has won the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA draft. It's the first time the Suns will have the chance to make the first overall selection. The Suns had the right combination of pingpong balls pop up for them at the draft lottery on Tuesday night, a reward of sorts after a...
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Apr 2, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson at a press conference after defeating the Michigan Wolverines in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome.
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April 12, 2018 - 12:53 am
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jalen Brunson, The Associated Press men's college basketball player of the year, has declared for the NBA draft after winning two national titles at Villanova. The star guard will forego his final season after helping lead the Wildcats to their second national championship in...
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