The Sixers went in to Los Angeles for two games against the Clippers and Lakers. The first one was supposed to be tough and give Joel Embiid a test going against DeAndre Jordan. The second one was to showcase the best rookie in the league in years against Ben Simmons (according to everyone outside of […]Read more "Six Shots from the Sixers historic week in Los Angeles"
What an amazing weekend of listening to everyone complain about Joel Embiids lost step, how Markelle Fultz was shooting left handed and Lonzo Ball being the most shown NBA player in the league. Did anyone else see that Balls younger brother was arrested last week? Has anyone noticed that Jahlil Okafor is still a Sixer? […]Read more "Six shots from the Sixers weekend that was: Okafor’s future and unwarranted criticism"
This past week we’ve seen the Sixers build on their win over the Mavericks on October 28th. With wins over Atlanta, Utah, Indiana, and Houston the Sixers took a five game win streak in to their Thursday night matchup with the Sacramento Kings. We’ve seen them win with and without Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz […]Read more "Six Shots: Observations & opinion on Sixers stunning win streak that came to heartbreaking end"
Welcome to the first Sixers Roundtable here at Philly Sports Network. We had our Sixers writers, Liam Jenkins, Yamil Rivera, Raheem Johnson and Tim Sullivan sit down and answer some of the questions that we’ve received from our readers. With this will have a weekly go around where we can discuss the issues facing the […]Read more "Sixers Roundtable: The Okafor conundrum, accountability and veteran leadership"
This weekend the Sixers won a close one against the Dallas Mavericks but it seems that more of the talk was about Markelle Fultz injury, Jahlil Okafors lack of playing time and who we should trade him for. What should be talked about is the magic that Ben Simmons performs on the floor each night […]Read more "Six Shots from the Sixers weekend that was"
While the Sixers had the lead, they let it all slip away in the last three minutes of the game and it cost them when Eric Gordon hit the game winning three pointer as time expired. We are taking a look at the issues that team faced last night in the Six Shots. 1. Ben […]Read more "Six Shots from the Sixers loss to the Rockets: Saric disappears, McConnell reappears & more"
The Sixers have already taken a significant step forward over last season, this past weekend proved that. But what did we learn from the Sixers dominant display against Detroit and their other weekend fixtures? 1. I am completely understanding of the concerns the Sixers have towards Joel Embiid’s health and his minute restrictions. With that […]Read more "Six shots from the Sixers weekend that was: Simmons dominates, Embiid’s enigma & more"
The Sixers may not have come up with a win over Washington, but taking an Eastern powerhouse all the way to the end has to be commended and a positive sign for the future. With that in mind, here are six takeaways from the game. 1. Ben Simmons is for real. He is a […]Read more "Six takeaways from the Sixers season opener"
The question being asked by many is if the Sixers would be better with Jayson Tatum or Markelle Fultz? Fultz was graded as the #1 pick in the draft, then the rest of them could be picked in any order. Tatum, originally thought to be anywhere between 4 – 10 and was picked by the […]Read more "In retrospect: Did Sixers strike gold in trading up for point guard of the future?"
So your starting roster is set for the Philadelphia 76ers. Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were a given. There’s no denying that Embiid, if healthy, could be the face of the NBA. He’s charismatic and unstoppable on the floor, again, when healthy. Simmons looks to be every bit of the player many said he would […]Read more "Sixers basketball is back: Your all-in-one preview to upcoming season"