NBA: Sixers Players Considering Taking Action After Team Refused To Let Sevyn Sing National Anthem Due To Her “We Matter” Shirt

By now you likely have heard that Sevyn Streeter was scheduled to sing the national anthem prior to the Sixers home opener in Philly against the Thunder. Everything was good to go until the team found out she was wearing a shirt that said “We Matter”. At that point the organization pulled the plug on the performance as Sevyn took to social media to explain what happened, leaving many people rightfully upset.

(Video) NBA: Sixers Pay Tribute To Allen Iverson After Hall Of Fame Announcement

Allen Iverson loves the city of Philadelphia and they love him even more. He has one of the best relationships with fans of the city he spent the majority of his career in than maybe any other pro athlete in recent memory. He gave them all he had every night and the always showered him with appreciation for it. So with the recent announcement that Iverson would be inducted into the Hall of Fame, you knew the Sixers and Philly had to do something special for him. Last night they paid tribute to their biggest star and it was clear all of this still gets him emotional.

NBA: Report, Jahlil Okafor Had A Gun Pulled On Him During Altercation In Philly Last Month

Jahlil Okafor has been in the news alot over the past week thanks to a fight he got into while in Boston with the Sixers. Police are currently investigating that situation after Okafor punched someone square in the face after he allegedly felt threatened by hecklers who kept telling him the Sixers suck. While that gets sorted out, there is now a report that this isn’t the first incident involving Okafor since he was drafted. A much scarier occurrence happened last month when he got a gun pointed at him in Philly.

NBA Report: There’s a ‘Legitimate Chance’ Joel Embiid Could Miss the Entire Season Again

In each of the last two NBA Drafts, the Sixers selected what they hoped would be cornerstone big men in Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid.  While both are loaded with talent, the moves were criticized and viewed as being risky considering that both players were injured at the time and would need to miss the entirety of their first NBA seasons.  Things worked out according to plan with Noel, who showed all kinds of promise while appearing in 75 games last season. But for Embiid, a recent setbackwith his foot injury could put things on hold for much longer than the team anticipated.

(Photos) NBA: Philadelphia 76ers Reveal New Logos

The Philadelphia 76ers today unveiled an updated brand identity, which includes a redesigned primary logo and a series of partial and secondary logo variations in advance of the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday, May 19 and the introduction of new uniforms on Thursday, June 18.

(Video) NBA: This Is Dope! Check The Trailer For The “IVERSON” Documentary

Showtime did a great job with the Kobe Bryant “Muse” documentary, so I only expect great things when they air the “Iverson” doc on May 16th. Allen Iverson’s impact on the NBA as a whole is still to this day very underrated, not too mention his greatness as a player. He never really had a great supporting cast and he never complained. He might not have liked “practice” so much, but when it was game time, he went harder than anyone and played much bigger than his 6 foot frame. Check out the trailer below.

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