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Top 100 Moments of the Sam Hinkie Era

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Top 100 Moments of the Sam Hinkie Era

Tonight, the Sam Hinkie era officially comes to a close. When the 76ers send in their pick to commissioner Adam Silver — no spoilers! — it will be the Colangelo family pulling the strings, for the franchise's first major decision in over three years to not be made under strict Process supervision. It's been a singular period in Sixers — nay, professional sports — history, one filled with more losing than a Susan Lucci award-show retrospective, but one infinitely times more memorable than so many franchises' mediocrity-mired periods of wheel-spinning, including our very own immediately proceeding Our Once and Always Dark Lord's brief reign. 

Before officially putting the final period on the Hink's chapter of Sixers history (and, dare to dream, the historic losing along with it) it's important to take one final look back on the last three years — from Hinkie's hiring four Mays ago to the end of his final season at the helm in Philly — and remember the times that were good. These are the performances, the plays, the victories, the trades, the picks, the tweets, and even the f**k-ups you couldn't help but laugh at that made the last three seasons of L's worth suffering through. #HinkLife, now and forever. 

100. T.J. McConnell: Baby's First Dunk (watch)

99. MCW crosses over Ricky Rubio (watch)

98. Brett Brown + Robert Covington's accidental sideline hug (watch)

97. Thad erases Dion Waiters (watch)

96. Tony Wroten slams on MKG (watch)

95. Sixers Night at Barclays (watch)

94. K.J. McDaniels double-clutch dunk on Hawks (watch)

93. Tony Wroten over-the-head assist to JaKarr (watch)

92. Brandon Davies goes for 20 in a game (watch)

91. Jerami Grant on Jeff Withey (watch)

90. Tony Wroten's All-Star week

89. Beating the top-seeded Hawks in 2015 (watch)

88. Too many men on the ice (watch)

87. Dissed by Apu (watch)

86. Jahlil's 17-point first quarter against Portland (watch)

85. Draft Night 2015 (watch)

84. Embiid swishes a one-handed pregame three (watch)

83. Nerlens blocks KD (watch)

82. MCW beats the Celtics (watch)

81. Hollis Thompson soars for alley-oop slam (watch)

80. MLK Day OT loss to Knicks (watch)

79. MCW throws down on Giannis (watch)

78. Joel Embiid, Shirley Temple Enthusiast (watch)

77. Beating the LeBron Cavs in 2015 (watch)

76. Iverson Jersey Retirement (watch)

75. MCW first triple-double against Timberwolves (watch)

74. Stealing Thomas Robinson from the Nuggets (watch)

73. ET's career night against Knicks

72. Carl Landry: MVP (watch)

71. Jahlil debuts against Boston

70. Nerlens nine blocks on Indiana (watch)

69. Jahlil dekes the Warriors (watch)

68. The Royce White (& Furkan Aldemir!!) Trade (watch)

67. The Joel Anthony Trade That Wasn't (watch)

66. Okafor crumples backstage (watch)

65. Embiid recruits LeBron (tweet)

64. Embiid trolls LeBron (tweet)

63. A four-game winning streak!

62. Elton Brand's double-double (watch)

61. Tony Wroten to K.J. McDaniels alley-oop

60. The Jason Richardson Game (watch)

59. Nerlens slams on Andre Drummond (watch)

58. Double-OT victory over Magic (watch)

57. The Embiid muscle pic

56. McConnell inbounds off backboard (watch)

55. Come Back Ish (tweet)

54. Tony Wroten From Three-Quarters Court, Pt. 1 (watch)

53. Tony Wroten From Three-Quarters Court, Pt. 2 (watch)

52. Jerami Grant assassinates Jonas Jerebko (watch)

51. ET gets the bounce to beat buzzer against Nets (watch)

50. Sixers go to 3-0 against Bulls (watch)

49. Grow the Orchard, Sam

48. The Lorenzo Brown D-League Shuffle

47. Sauce off the backboard (watch)

46. K.J. off the backboard (watch

45. Embiid asks Mrs. West to slide into his DMs

44. "Me and Nicki watching the Sixers..." (watch)

43. ET's limo breaks down on the way to Jrue's wedding

42. Jahlil Okafor goes for 31 against Dallas (watch)

41. Ish to Nerlens oopfest in Sacramento (watch)

40. Richaun Holmes Christens Al Horford (watch)

39. Stauskas puts the sauce on it (tweet)

38. Okafor vs. KAT I (watch)

37. #FarewellEvan (tweet)

36. The Miami comeback (watch)

35. Nerlens' fast-break fumble

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34. Brandon Davies traded mid-game (tweet)

33. Evan Turner pisses off Lakers with unnecessary 360-dunk (watch)

32. Team WHOP

31. JoJo's date with Rihanna (tweet)

30. Trade deadline 2014 (tweet)

29. Jahlil pre-season alley-oop to Nerlens (watch)

28. Fred Savage Trusts the Process (watch)

27. Evan Tuner, Hot Mic'd

26. The JaVale McGee dunk (watch)

25. Lottery Party 2014 (watch)

24. Nerlens block on James Harden (watch)

23. Michael & Nerlens & Joel & Dario (tweet)

22. Stauskas slams up North (watch)

21. Philadelphia 76ers, 2015 Orlando League Champions (watch)

20. Embiid between-the-legs pre-game

19. Evan Turner, the new Boston Strangler (watch)

18. Finally a win, 2015 (watch)

17. Trade deadline 2015 (tweet)

16. Sixers snap historic losing streak by blowing out Pistons at home (watch)

15. Sam Hinkie's resignation letter

14. Nerlens destroys the Knicks (watch)

13. The Game That No One Wanted to Win (watch)

12. MIchael Carter-Williams wins Rookie of the Year (watch)

11. The James Anderson Game (watch)

10. Finally a Win, 2014 (watch)

9. Lottery Night 2015 (watch)

8. Sixers escape history against Pelicans (watch)

7. Draft Night 2014 (watch)

6. Nerlens and MCW celebrate good times, come on (watch)

5. The Spencer Hawes Finger Guns Game

4. The Nik Stauskas trade (tweet)

3. The greatest almost-win in 76ers regular-season history (watch)

2. Draft Night 2013 (watch

1. The first win against Miami

Did the Flyers just troll the Eagles on social media?

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Did the Flyers just troll the Eagles on social media?

The Eagles have been quite the disappointment this season, with the latest being their atrocious 37-31 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday in South Florida. And with disappointments come possible troll jobs? 

As the clock wound down and fans became increasingly exasperated with the team, social media anger started to build and it looks like one fellow Philadelphia team may have added just an oh-so-subtle jab in there.

As the 37-31 score went final, the Flyers sent out quite the interesting reminder of their impressive record this November. It seems like they don’t want fans to forget that they are NOT part of the teams that have been disappointing this city. 

You have to admit, the timing is a bit suspicious. 


Fans certainly seem to think that the Flyers are trolling the Eagles with their post, based on the replies. 

https://twitter.com/sluongo19/status/1201252463703154688 https://twitter.com/btcs41/status/1201252665977720837

We love a little friendly fire between the Philadelphia sports teams, if this is a true troll job. Or maybe it’s just a conveniently scheduled tweet by the Flyers' social media team. 

You be the judge. 

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Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Updated: 6:35 p.m.

Oh boy.

Things have gotten wild over in the Eagles' world today, beginning with former Eagles cornerback Orlando Scandrick torching almost everyone on his old team on FS1’s “Undisputed” this morning (see story).

Then, Malcolm Jenkins clapped back at Scandrick in NSFW fashion to essentially dismiss the claims by Scandrick, to which Scandrick then responded on Colin Cowherd’s show that he essentially “wasn’t attacking anyone personally”(see story).

And so, after a morning of ping-ponging back and forth, we have the ultimate response, from the team itself.

The Eagles social media account offically weighed in in the most brilliant way. Actions speak louder than words, Scandrick, and you can't run from history.

Well damn, they really just exposed Scandrick. I mean, how do you come back from being shredded by both Jenkins and a professional NFL team?

So long Scandrick, you won’t be missed.

Jenkins himself apparently liked the tweet, too ... he had a very interesting quote tweet.



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