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Craig Brackins | Forward

Team: Philadelphia 76ers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/9/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'10' / 230
College: Iowa State
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Craig Brackins is hoping to earn another chance in the NBA.
"I'm finally feeling good about it and my shot is back," Brackins said. "The last time people saw me was in the D-League with a broken jump shot, and now it's like, 'Hey, he's shooting again. He's finally healthy.'" Brackins' career has largely been stunted by issues with his health, but he's going to have to take a training camp type of deal and prove he's worth a roster spot to stick somewhere. Fri, Jun 21, 2013 09:13:00 AM

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Craig Brackins has signed in Europe.

Brackins is joining Angelico Biella, and he was an unrestricted FA after the Sixers decided not to extend him a qualifying contract offer. He was drafted No. 21 overall in the 2010 NBA draft and should fare far better overseas.
Source: Sportando
Wed, Aug 1, 2012 10:19:00 AM

The Sixers will not pick up the third-year option on Craig Brackins, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Brackins has appeared in just 17 NBA games since being drafted No. 21 overall in 2010. He has a decent jumper for someone that goes 6'10/230, but lacks a real position.
Tue, May 29, 2012 06:01:00 PM

Craig Brackins (stomach virus) was a DNP-CD on Friday against the Celtics.

Brackins will get moved from the injury report and resume having no value in fantasy leagues.
Sat, Mar 24, 2012 03:55:00 AM

Craig Brackins (stomach virus) did not travel with the Sixers to Chicago.

Brackins was called up from the D-League in early March but hasn't made any noise since.
Sat, Mar 17, 2012 10:48:00 AM

Sixers recalled F Craig Brackins from the D-League.

Brackins will serve as depth now that Francisco Elson is no longer a part of the team.
Fri, Mar 2, 2012 10:59:00 AM

Sixers assigned F Craig Brackins to the Maine Red Claws of the D-League.

Brackins wasn't getting any playing time with the Sixers and he'll head to Maine in order to gain consistent minutes.
Tue, Feb 7, 2012 11:07:00 AM

Craig Brackins has been released by Maccabi Ashdod in Israel.

A handful of players have signed in Israel during the lockout, and Brackins is already the fourth NBA player to leave before his contract expired. There is no word yet on why Brackins left, whether due to injury or other causes.
Sat, Nov 19, 2011 12:14:00 PM

Craig Brackins has signed in Israel with Maccabi Ashdod.

Brackins could certainly use all of the competitive action that he can handle after not being able to crack Doug Collins' rotation, and this should only help to further his confidence and hone his potential.
Thu, Aug 25, 2011 07:14:00 AM

Sixers F Craig Brackins says his main focus this summer is getting stronger.

Brackins, listed at 6-10/230, has taken up boxing twice a week in Philadelphia. He sees an opportunity on the Sixers' weak front line, but knows he can't bang with NBA bigs right now. If Brackins can transform his body, he'll get a look as a rotational backup next season.
Tue, Jun 7, 2011 10:17:00 AM

Beat writer Kate Fagan believes Craig Brackins will get minutes in a reserve role next season.

Brackins has flashed some potential in the NBADL, but was unable to gain the trust of Doug Collins at the big-league level. He's still only 23 and has the size the Sixers are looking for. The main problem is that Brackins and Marreese Speights have similar styles -- and Speights is simply a better player.
Tue, May 17, 2011 10:41:00 AM

Sixers assigned Craig Brackins to the Springfield Armor of the NBADL.

This will be Brackins' third stint in the minors, as the Sixers planned before the season started. He averaged 24.7 points and 11.3 boards last time he was the Armor.
Thu, Mar 24, 2011 04:14:00 PM

Sixers recalled F Craig Brackins from the NBADL.

To get an idea of how soft the D-League is, Brackins averaged 24.7 points and 11.3 rebounds in his last three outings with the Springfield Armor. He's a poor bet to crack the rotation with the Sixers.
Source: Phillyburbs
Tue, Feb 8, 2011 11:30:00 AM

The 76ers have finally sent forward Craig Brackins to the D-League.

Philly toyed with this move for a few weeks, but kept Brackins around due to their veterans' injuries.
Sat, Jan 15, 2011 01:50:00 PM

The Sixers have decided not to send Craig Brackins to the D-League after all.

Nagging injuries to Tony Battie, Andre Iguodala, Andres Nocioni and Spencer Hawes made the Sixers change their mind. Brackins has appeared in just two games all season.
Sun, Jan 9, 2011 11:45:00 AM

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