BREAKING: NBA’s Sixers Don’t Know How to Tank!

So are the Philadelphia 76ers really tanking? As the Twitter account NOTSPORTSCENTER NBA tweeted:

Screen Shot 2013-11-03 at 8.32.05 AMEveryone assumes so. When they traded guard Jrue Holliday (UCLA) for an injured and recovering center Nerlens Noel (UK), this was the Sixers’ let’s-pack-it-in mode to get coveted Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins (picture below).

andrew wiggins

But as Lee Corso would say, “Not so fast!”

The Sixers started 3-0 and have beaten the powerful Miami Heat, the “we-have-the-best-fan-base-ever-but-doesn’t-fill-the-arena” Washington Wizards and now, the Derrick Rose-led Chicago Bulls.


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About Spencer Irvine

Fun loving, D.C. area sports fan, which means I'm frustrated and still can't get a grip on what a win truly means (or a championship for that matter).

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