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Michael Kaskey-Blomain

Michael, a lifelong follower of the NBA and the Sixers specifically, was born in Philadelphia and grew up in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. He attended The University of Pittsburgh and graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Michael continued his studies in Philadelphia at Temple University, graduating in 2012 with a master’s degree in Broadcasting, Telecommunications, and Mass Media. Michael has covered the 76ers, and the NBA at large, for various outlets – including ESPN, Philly.com, and Fansided –since 2009. In addition to working as a 76ers Insider for ESPN 97.3, Michael is also a Regional NBA/NFL Writer for 247Sports and CBS Interactive, and co-hosts a Sixers-centric podcast, 76ers Report. Michael currently resides in Philadelphia.
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Sixers set Franchise Record for Three-Point Production

As a team, the Philadelphia 76ers have never made more three pointers in a single season than they did this year.

With over 800 made three’s (831 to be exact) on the 2016-17 season, the Sixers broke the previous franchise record of 764 made three’s in a season; a mark that stood for just a single season after being set last year...

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Dario Saric was drafted by the Orlando Magic in 2014. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Dario Saric was drafted by the Orlando Magic in 2014. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
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Dario Saric Becomes Latest Sixers Rookie to Hit 1,000-Point Plateau

With his 10 points against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night, forward Dario Saric became the latest Philadelphia 76ers rookie - and the first since Michael Carter-Williams - to hit the 1,000-point plateau...

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It’s Time for the Sixers to Shut Down Jahlil Okafor

Just as they did with Joel Embiid last month, the Philadelpia 76ers should shut down Jahlil Okafor for the remainder of the season.

By the time the Sixers return from their current road trip – which Okafor isn’t on – the second-year center from Duke will have missed six straight games, seven out of the past eight, and a whopping 13 total on the 2016-’17 season with lingering right knee soreness...

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Dario Saric was drafted by the Orlando Magic in 2014. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Dario Saric was drafted by the Orlando Magic in 2014. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
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Joel Embiid Thinks Dario Saric is the Rookie of the Year

Joel Embiid has officially voiced his vote.

According to Embiid, his teammate – and fellow 2014 lottery selection – Dario Saric, and not Embiid himself, is the NBA’s 2016-17 Rookie of the Year...

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Philadelphia 76ers Media Day
Joel Embiid made his long-awaited debut on Tuesday vs. the Celtics. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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Steller Rookie Play Didn’t Answer Biggest Question About Embiid

 

Though it may have occurred a year – or two – later than initially expected, Joel Embiid’s rookie campaign in 2016-17 demonstrated just how productive the young center from Cameroon can be on the NBA level.

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2016 Philadelphia 76ers NBA Draft Picks Press Conference
Sixers General Manager Bryan Colangelo. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Sixers 2017 NBA Draft Wish List

With the playoffs out of the picture, and franchise cornerstones Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons sidelined for the remainder of the season, it seems like an appropriate time to begin to look ahead to the 2017 NBA Draft for the Sixers...

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Joel Embiid
According to Sixers coach Brett Brown, Joel Embiid (foot) is on track to play in preseason games. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Sixers Should Shut Down Joel Embiid for Rest of Season

Though it may not be a popular decision among the ticket-purchasing public, the Sixers should officially shut down rookie center Joel Embiid for the remainder of the ’16-17 season...

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