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The agent for 76ers guard Tony Wroten and a spokesman for Michael Jordan denied to ESPN on Friday that Wroten had received an apology from Jordan after one of his Nike brand Air Jordan sneakers fell apart during a loss to the Pacers on March 14 in Philadelphia, contrary to what Wroten told reporters Wednesday. In a tweet on Friday afternoon, Wroten admitted to speaking about Michael Jordan but insisted he was joking: "MJ NEVER called and apologized. I was joking around with a local reporter saying "yea he should call me agent" not knowing I would be quoted," he tweeted. Delaware News Journal

March 21, 2014 Updates

Tony Wroten said he received an apology from Michael Jordan after one of the 76ers guard's Nike basketball shoes fell apart during a loss against the Indiana Pacers on Friday in Philadelphia. "It was more embarrassing than anything," Wroten said Wednesday. "But things happen. I got an apology from Jordan. Yeah. … He called my agent." Wroten, who is known around the NBA for his vast shoe collection, made highlight reels for the wrong reason when the sole tore off the Air Jordan 10 "varsity red" sneaker on his right foot during a fourth-quarter drive to the basket. The shoes were first released in 2005. Delaware News Journal

March 20, 2014 Updates

Tony Wroten said he received an apology from Michael Jordan after one of the 76ers guard's Nike basketball shoes fell apart during a loss against the Indiana Pacers on Friday in Philadelphia. "It was more embarrassing than anything," Wroten said Wednesday. "But things happen. I got an apology from Jordan. Yeah. … He called my agent." Delaware News Journal

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The 76ers said Tony Wroten's sprained right ankle is better than they originally thought. The sixth man was not available for Monday's 107-99 loss to the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center. Neither was reserve forward Brandon Davies (dislocated right little finger). "He's in an ankle boot and gets the repetitive treatment," coach Brett Brown said of Wroten. "It's been good, just trying to stay on it. But it looks like it could linger for a while." Philadelphia Inquirer

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The 76ers picked up the third-year options on guard Tony Wroten and power forward Arnett Moultrie on Thursday, a league source has confirmed. Wroten was picked 25th overall by the Memphis Grizzlies in 2012 NBA draft. The Sixers acquired him this summer in a trade. His option is for $1.2 million in the 2014-15 season. Moultrie was selected 27th by the Miami Heat in 2012 and traded to Philadelphia. The former Mississippi State standout will make $1.13 million next season. Moultrie is out with ankle injury and won't return until January at the earliest. Philadelphia Inquirer

October 23, 2013 Updates

Tony Wroten, the 76ers sixth man, introduces team WHOP (We Handle Our Problems). The group includes Wroten and Sixers rookie guards Michael Carter-Williams, Khalif Wyatt and Vander Blue (video). Philadelphia Inquirer

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