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Bob Ford: Sixers turn bad news into good luck

During the three seasons in which Sam Hinkie steered the 76ers ship serenely into icebergs, the strategy was both obvious and intentional. He wanted the team to play badly enough to accrue high draft picks. In that, if in no other tangible way, it was a successful albeit painful course.

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Markelle Fultz: 'I want to be the MVP'

It wasn't said in a boastful manner, but make no mistake: Markelle Fultz is expected to be selected as the first overall choice in the NBA draft Thursday by the 76ers, and he will enter the league with plenty of confidence and awfully high goals.

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SPSCC vs Grays Harbor Men's Basketball

The South Puget Sound Community College Clippers earn their first-ever NWAC Western Division men's basketball title with a victory over the Grays Harbor Chokers at SPSCC in Olympia.
Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com
SPSCC vs Grays Harbor Men's Basketball 4:56

SPSCC vs Grays Harbor Men's Basketball

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Olympia woman says housing services saved her family

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Councilman Jim Cooper on new taxes.mp4

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Scared of heights? This zippy zipline course may be the antidote