Enrico Campitelli

NBA 2K19 has some of your favorite Sixers' celebrations in it

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NBA 2K19 has some of your favorite Sixers' celebrations in it

Video games get more and more lifelike every year. So it's not surprising that the folks over at NBA 2K19 found a way to include some of the best celebrations from the Sixers' impressive 2017-18 campaign.

If I asked you what the No. 1 celebration you recall from last season, what would you say?

I'd bet it would involve a Dario Saric mid-air fistpump. That jawn was epic.

And it's in 2K19.

The game was released just a few short days ago but the folks at r/Sixers are already uncovering some of the gems in this year's game.

Like Dario's fistpump.

Dario hitting the super Dario move in 2k19 makes this the greatest 2k ever from r/sixers

A Twitter user @kushmir also uncovered Joel Embiid's recognizable fadeaway follow-through from a game in Cleveland last season after a fan was clearly yapping in his ear.

Hopefully there's some Ben Simmons mean-mugging and some T.J. McConnell joyous celebrations in there as well.

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Jordan Hicks had the same awesome reaction to Philly Special 2.0 as Eagles fans

Jordan Hicks had the same awesome reaction to Philly Special 2.0 as Eagles fans

Plenty of people on Twitter and watching the Eagles' season opener on television joked about Doug Pederson opening up the first offensive drive of the game with the "Philly Special."

They didn't actually think he'd do it, but it would have been hilarious.

Pederson didn't end up opening up the game with the Philly Special, but he did break out another similar trick play, this time called "Philly Philly," later in the game.

Nick Foles caught a pass from Nelson Agholor for a first down and fans were going crazy. It was a beautiful sight.

The fans weren't the only people who loved it. The Eagles' defensive players on the sidelines were loving it as well.

The NFL Films crew, who famously captured the moment Foles and Pederson decided to run the Philly Special in the Super Bowl, had linebacker Jordan Hicks mic'd up on Thursday night when the Philly Philly play was called.

Safe to say he was digging it.

You can see more of the Mic'd Up segment tonight at 6 p.m. on the NFL Network. I'll watch every single Eagles player reacting to that call. On repeat. For the entire evening.

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Former face of Sixers franchise Andrew Bynum looking to revive his career

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Former face of Sixers franchise Andrew Bynum looking to revive his career

I have no idea what Andrew Bynum has been up to over the past few years. I'd guess he has made a trip or two to the King of Prussia Mall and maybe even hit up his local bowling alley. But now we know the former face of the Sixers' franchise — for like 30 seconds! — has actually been spending time in a gym lately doing something he never did in a regular-season game for the 76ers.

Bynum has been playing basketball. The former NBA lottery pick and total bust in Philadelphia is attempting to make a comeback at the age of 30, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania. He last played in the NBA in 2014 for the Indiana Pacers after quickly flaming out with the Cleveland Cavaliers earlier that season.

The Sixers infamously waged their future on Bynum in a trade that saw them part with Andre Iguodala, Maurice Harkless, Nik Vucevic and a first-round pick that Sam Hinkie would later work to get back. Bynum's career in Philly peaked with a fun press conference at the National Constitution Center near Independence Hall. It was the day he was introduced here.

He would never appear in a regular-season game for the franchise.

His tenure in Philadelphia is perhaps best remembered for his unique hairstyles and bowling antics.

Perhaps the saving grace of the Bynum trade could be it helping contribute to ownership placing Hinkie in charge of basketball operations. 

Anyway, footage of Bynum working out has hit the internet. It's not as exciting as the empty-gym footage we've come to know and love from the likes of Joel Embiid, Markelle Fultz or Ben Simmons.

You can watch the big man run the floor below.


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