Michael Carter-Williams leads all rookies in jersey sales, 15th among all NBA players

Michael Carter-Williams leads all rookies in jersey sales, 15th among all NBA players

The Sixers are not a very good basketball team. In fact, they are rather bad.

It's also typically assumed that their fanbase is weak and unsupported when times are tough as judged by some low attendance numbers.

But how about this shocker...

The league released jersey sales numbers for October through December and get this: Michael Carter-Williams leads all rookies and is even 15th out of all NBA players.

Obviously, MCW's red hot start had a ton to do with this. Savvy NBA fans getting in on the ground floor of the MCW wagon that looks destined for stardom.

After missing the past couple of weeks with knee issues, Cater-Williams could return to action tomorrow night against the Nets.

Here's the full list of guys ahead of Carter Williams:

1.      LeBron James, Miami HEAT

2.      Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

3.      Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls

4.      Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder

5.      Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks

6.      Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

7.      Dwyane Wade, Miami HEAT

8.      Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers

9.      Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers

10.    Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers

11.    Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

12.    James Harden, Houston Rockets

13.    Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics

14.    Paul George, Indiana Pacers

15.    Michael Carter-Williams, Philadelphia 76ers

NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales

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NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales

Position Title: Intern
Department: Advertising/Sales
Company: NBC Sports Philadelphia
# of hours / week: 10 – 20 hours

Deadline: November 20

Basic Function

This position will work closely with the Vice President of Sales in generating revenue through commercial advertisements and sponsorship sales. The intern will gain first-hand sales experience through working with Sales Assistants and AEs on pitches, sales-calls and recapping material.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist Account Executive on preparation of Sales Presentations
• Cultivate new account leads for local sales
• Track sponsorships in specified programs
• Assist as point of contact with sponsors on game night set up and pre-game hospitality elements.
• Assist with collection of all proof of performance materials.
• Perform Competitive Network Analysis
• Update Customer database
• Other various projects as assigned

Requirements

1. Good oral and written communication skills.
2. Knowledge of sports.
3. Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
4. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
5. Must be 19 years of age or older
6. Must be a student in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, Master or Juris Doctor degree
7. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US
8. Must have sophomore standing or above
9. Must have a 3.0 GPA

Interested students should apply here and specify they're interested in the ad/sales internship.

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Twitter roasts the heck out of Markelle Fultz's brutal free throws

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Twitter roasts the heck out of Markelle Fultz's brutal free throws

Oh man, oh man, oh man. It's finally here. The 2017-18 Sixers season is underway with our squad locked in a pretty tightly contested game down in Washington after a quarter of play.

We've already seen Joel Embiid attempt to destroy the world -- and get fouled.

But the most buzzed about moment from the first frame of the Sixers' young season was clearly when Markelle Fultz went to the foul line and... well, tossed up some ugly bricks.

This isn't the first time we've seen this but it is the first time non-preseason Sixers fans are seeing it. We wondered aloud if the Sixers were doing the right thing with Fulz prior to tonight's game. The lack of information on his injuries is troubling. So what's the deal with that form?

Well, Twitter had a field day with it.

Although Fultz's shoulder looked perfectly fine on this delicious block! He also had a couple of early buckets.

It's a long season, rook. Just please work on that free throw motion.