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2016–17 Philadelphia 76ers season

The 2016–17 Philadelphia 76ers season was the 78th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

2016–17 Philadelphia 76ers season
Head coachBrett Brown
General managerBryan Colangelo
Owner(s)Joshua Harris
ArenaWells Fargo Center
Results
Record28–54 (.341)
PlaceDivision: 4th (Atlantic)
Conference: 14th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionCSN, TCN
RadioWPEN
< 2015–16 2017–18 >

The team improved 18 games after finishing with a league worst 10 wins in 2016. The season would have been the rookie season for number one overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft Ben Simmons, but a broken foot injury sidelined him for the whole season. It would be the team's fourth straight season where a top prospect of theirs would be sidelined for an entire season due to an injury (the 76ers previously dealt with former center Nerlens Noel being out in the 2013–14 NBA season and Joel Embiid being out for two straight seasons before this one). However, Embiid, who was previously drafted 3rd in the 2014 draft, played in his first season after suffering multiple foot injuries before later being out for the rest of the season after playing a promising 31 games throughout the season. Also, it was the first season of draft and stash prospect Dario Šarić, who was also taken in the 2014 NBA draft. The 2016 season was also the first time in three years the Sixers made a splash in NBA free agency by adding guards Jerryd Bayless, Sergio Rodríguez and veteran Gerald Henderson Jr. to the team.

Contents

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position(s) Nationality College / Team
1 1 Ben Simmons SF/PF   Australia LSU
1 24 Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot SG/SF   France Mega Leks (Serbia)
1 26 Furkan Korkmaz SG/SF   Turkey Anadolu Efes (Turkey)

OffseasonEdit

During the off season the Sixers finished their Training Complex.

Game logEdit

PreseasonEdit

2016 pre-season game log
Total: 2–5 (Home: 1–2; Road: 1–3)
2016–17 season schedule

Regular seasonEdit

2016–17 game log
Total: 28–54 (Home: 17–24; Road: 11–30)
2016–17 season schedule

StandingsEdit

DivisionEdit

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
cBoston Celtics 53 29 .646 0.0 30–11 23–18 11–5 82
xToronto Raptors 51 31 .622 2.0 28–13 23–18 14–2 82
New York Knicks 31 51 .378 22.0 19–22 12–29 5–11 82
Philadelphia 76ers 28 54 .341 25.0 17–24 11–30 7–9 82
Brooklyn Nets 20 62 .244 33.0 13–28 7–34 3–13 82


ConferenceEdit

Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 cBoston Celtics * 53 29 .646 82
2 yCleveland Cavaliers * 51 31 .622 2.0 82
3 xToronto Raptors 51 31 .622 2.0 82
4 yWashington Wizards * 49 33 .598 4.0 82
5 xAtlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 10.0 82
6 xMilwaukee Bucks 42 40 .512 11.0 82
7 xIndiana Pacers 42 40 .512 11.0 82
8 xChicago Bulls 41 41 .500 12.0 82
9 Miami Heat 41 41 .500 12.0 82
10 Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 16.0 82
11 Charlotte Hornets 36 46 .439 17.0 82
12 New York Knicks 31 51 .378 22.0 82
13 Orlando Magic 29 53 .354 24.0 82
14 Philadelphia 76ers 28 54 .341 25.0 82
15 Brooklyn Nets 20 62 .244 33.0 82

RosterEdit

2016–17 Philadelphia 76ers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G/F 23 Anderson, Justin 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 228 lb (103 kg) 1993–11–19 Virginia
G 0 Bayless, Jerryd 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1988–08–20 Arizona
F 33 Covington, Robert   6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1990–12–14 Tennessee State
C 21 Embiid, Joel   (C) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1994–03–16 Kansas
G 12 Henderson, Gerald 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1987–12–09 Duke
F 22 Holmes, Richaun 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1993–10–15 Bowling Green
F 36 Long, Shawn 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1993–01–29 Louisiana
G/F 20 Luwawu-Cabarrot, Timothé 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1995–05–09 France
G 1 McConnell, T. J. 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1992–03–25 Arizona
C 8 Okafor, Jahlil   6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 275 lb (125 kg) 1995–12–15 Duke
F 5 Poythress, Alex 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 238 lb (108 kg) 1993–09–06 Kentucky
G 14 Rodríguez, Sergio   6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 176 lb (80 kg) 1986–06–12 Spain
F 9 Šarić, Dario 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 223 lb (101 kg) 1994–04–08 Croatia
F 25 Simmons, Ben   6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1996–07–20 LSU
F/C 47 Splitter, Tiago 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1985–01–01 Brazil
G 11 Stauskas, Nik 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1993–10–07 Michigan
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to
    D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2017–04–02

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Awards, records and milestonesEdit

AwardsEdit

Player Award Date awarded Ref.
Joel Embiid Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month (November) December 1, 2016 [1]
Joel Embiid Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month (December) January 2, 2017 [2]
Joel Embiid Eastern Conference Player of the Week (January 16–22) January 23, 2017 [3]
Joel Embiid Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month (January) February 3, 2017 [4]
Dario Šarić Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month (February) March 2, 2017
Dario Šarić Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month (March) April 2, 2017

RecordsEdit

AnnouncersEdit

Name Reporter Network Number of Seasons
Marc Zumoff TV Play by Play CSN
TCN
22
Alaa Abdelnaby TV Color Commentator 2
Molly French Courtside Reporter 7
Tom McGinnis Radio Play by Play WPEN 27
Matt Cord Arena PA N/A 19
Christian Crosby In-Arena Host N/A 5

National TVEdit

For the last three seasons the Sixers had not had a nationally televised game. The last being in February 2013 when a game vs the Chicago Bulls was broadcast on ESPN.

During the 2016-17 campaign the 76ers have three nationally televised games, with the home and season opener on October 26 against the OKC Thunder and December 16 vs the LA Lakers on ESPN. And a November 17 matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves on TNT.

UniformsEdit

On September 15 the Sixers announced they will wear special uniforms for Saturday games to honor the 1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers Championship team. The jerseys have a "throwback" style with PHILA on the chest of the jersey and on the shorts there is an insignia of the Liberty Bell with the 76ers logo established in the center with the words "World Championships; 1966 1967".[5]

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

July 15, 2016
To Philadelphia 76ers
Sasha Kaun
Cash Considerations
To Cleveland Cavaliers
Draft rights to Chukwudiebere Maduabum
August 26, 2016
To Philadelphia 76ers
Tibor Pleiß
Two 2017 second round picks
cash considerations
To Utah Jazz
Kendall Marshall
November 1, 2016
To Philadelphia 76ers
Ersan Ilyasova
One 2017 Protected first round pick
To Oklahoma City Thunder
Jerami Grant
February 22, 2017
To Philadelphia 76ers
Tiago Splitter
Two 2017 second round picks
To Atlanta Hawks
Ersan Ilyasova
February 23, 2017
To Philadelphia 76ers
Andrew Bogut
Justin Anderson
One 2017 second round pick

One 2018 second round pick

To Dallas Mavericks
Nerlens Noel

Free agentsEdit

AdditionsEdit

Player Signed Former Team
Jerryd Bayless Signed 3-year contract worth $26 million Milwaukee Bucks
Gerald Henderson Jr. Signed 2-year $18 million deal Portland Trail Blazers
Sergio Rodríguez Signed 1-year $6.8 million contract   Real Madrid Baloncesto
Dario Šarić Signed 5-year deal worth $15 million   Anadolu Efes
James Webb III Signed 3-year non-guaranteed Boise State Broncos
Shawn Long Signed 3-year deal worth $3.7 million (non-guaranteed) Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns
Brandon Paul Signed 3-year non-guaranteed deal Illinois Fighting Illini
Cat Barber Signed 3-year non-guaranteed contract North Carolina State Wolfpack
Chasson Randle Signed two 10-day contracts / 3-year deal Westchester Knicks

SubtractionsEdit

Player Reason Left New Team
Ish Smith Signed 3-year contract worth $24 million Detroit Pistons
Christian Wood Signed 2-year contract Charlotte Hornets
Carl Landry Waived Unknown (free agent)
Elton Brand Player Retired Retired
Hollis Thompson Waived Austin Spurs
Nerlens Noel Traded Dallas Mavericks
Chasson Randle Waived New York Knicks
Andrew Bogut Waived Cleveland Cavaliers

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sixers' Joel Embiid, Nuggets' Jamal Murray named Rookies of the Month". NBA.com. 1 December 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Joel Embiid, Buddy Hield named Kia Rookies of the Month". NBA.com. 3 January 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Joel Embiid named Eastern Conference Player of the week". CBS Philadelphia. 23 January 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Joel Embiid wins Eastern Conference Rookie of the month of January". basketball-reference. 4 February 2017. Retrieved 23 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Philadelphia 76ers Saturday uniform change". Retrieved 17 September 2016.