The Sixers opened play in the Orlando summer league over the weekend, facing the Magic on Saturday and the Thunder on Sunday. Nerlens Noel led Philadelphia in a loss against Orlando in his Summer League debut, but would sit(rest) as Philly notched a victory against OKC. Noel, Ronald Roberts Jr., and Casper Ware showed promise in the opening two games but unfortunately PG Pierre Jackson would go down with a ruptured achilles to dampen the excitement a bit.
76ERS SUMMER LEAGUE UPDATE
The 76ers announced their invitees to their mini-camp with a chance to make their Orlando Summer League roster. The roster is headed by Nerlens Noel, the 6th overall pick in 2013's draft, and also includes Hollis Thompson, Jerami Grant, one of the Sixers' 2014 2nd round picks, and a handful of undrafted rookies. The Orlando Pro Summer League will take place from July 5-11.
In other news, Philadelphia waived James Anderson yesterday, before his contract became fully guaranteed on July 1st.