Derek Bodner

Associate Editor

Derek Bodner is a lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area, currently residing within walking distance of Broad and Pattison. While he considers himself a 4-for-4 guy, his major passions have been the Sixers and the Phillies, where he is a season ticket holder for both. Besides being Associate Editor at SBNation Philly, he also writes for SBNation's 76ers blog, LibertyBallers, and is a college basketball scout for the NBA Draft website


Iverson returning to Philadelphia ?

Allen Iverson could be returning to Philly to play in The Battle of I95 Sunday at the Palestra.

Xavier Silas signs overseas

Xavier Silas, who had previously been given a verbal commitment to be invited to Sixers training camp (if and when that happens) has decided instead to sign overseas with BCM Gravelines in France, a...

Thaddeus Young leaning towards staying stateside

While we previously reported that Thaddeus Young was exploring his options in China, in an interview with Slam Online the 76ers restricted free agent says he’s leaning towards staying stateside. "...

Sixers hire Adam Aron as new CEO

With the sale of the Sixers still about two weeks away from being official, the new management team led by Joshua Harris has been busy.  According to Bob Cooney of the Daily News, the group has...

Thaddeus Young Exploring Overseas Options

Thaddeus Young is reportedly exploring the option of playing overseas in the Chinese League.

Lavoy Allen Jersey for sale

The combined hardships of being a fringe NBA player (ESPN has him ranked as the 500th best player in the NBA), without a guaranteed contract in a locked out league has caused Lavoy Allen to find...

NBA files for unfair labor practices against players association

The NBA is looking to take legal action preventing decertification, and to establish the legitimacy of the lockout, proving it does not violate antitrust laws.

A look back at Evan Turner's disappointing rookie season

Evan Turner saw his role, and his effectiveness, change drastically between his junior season at Ohio State and his rookie season with the Sixers. What changed, and what can he do to combat this ?

Little progress made in NBA labor meetings

Representatives from the NBA and the players association met officially for the first time since the lockout began ; Derek Fisher questions how seriously the owners desire to get a deal done ; David Stern says the players are not bargaining in good faith.

MLB Trade Rumors: Keeping some perspective on Hunter Pence

Hunter Pence has become the object of fans, and Ruben Amaro's, affection. How drastically he's overvalued could cost the Phillies dearly.

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