We are 12 games into the season and the Sixers are currently the 7th seed in the east with a 6-6 record. With awesome games like the 97-86 win over the Pistons and the devastating one-point loss against the Sacramento Kings, the Sixers have played with heart. With that being said, some Sixers have shined […]Read more "Sixers report card: Grading the first 12 games of the season"
Despite a 0-3 start to begin the season, Ben Simmons has been nothing short of spectacular. Playing as the primary ball handler, Simmons has averaged 16.6 points, 10.3 rebounds and 6 assists. He is only the 2nd player in NBA history to average at least 10+ points, 10+ rebounds and 5+ assists through his first […]Read more "Can Ben Simmons surpass Joel Embiid as the Sixers most valuable player?"
Boy oh boy was this a good game. You know what, good is understatement. It was an awesome game! Joel Embiid made his much anticipated pre-season debut after going down last season with a knee injury and he was nothing short of impressive. Embiid only played 11 minutes in the first half. He finished the […]Read more "Embiid’s dominates in preseason return: Sixers vs Nets Recap"
The 76ers shooting woes from last year seemed to carry over last night against the Boston Celtics. In their second straight preseason matchup against the Celtics, the 76ers managed to shoot only 7 of 25 from deep, or 28%. The league 3-point average last season was nearly 36%. The 76ers shot 34% from deep, placing […]Read more "Sixers still struggling from lack of shooting despite offseason makeover"
Joel Hans Embiid got paid! The Philadelphia 76ers and Joel Embiid agreed to a 5-year, $148 million dollar contract extension. The extension comes with some salary cap protection for the team if Embiid isn’t able to play for an extended period of time. Embiid’s salary next season, $25.3 million dollars, will be the third highest […]Read more "What Joel Embiid’s monster contract extension means for the Sixers"
Markelle Fultz was never predicted to be drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers. That changed after a trade with the Boston Celtics that sent the first overall pick to the Sixers, allowing them to draft the former Washington Huskie. The moment Markelle Fultz was drafted by the team, he instantly became a part of “The Process”. […]Read more "Why Sixers rookie Markelle Fultz could be the NBA’s next great guard"
Sixers training camp begins Tuesday. There are are a few things to watch out for, from the suspected starting lineup to Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor’s health. Let’s take a look at some key headlines before training camp gets underway. Robert Covington’s Role Brett Brown all but confirmed to the media that Robert Covington […]Read more "Four things to keep an eye on heading into Sixers Training Camp"
There are some interesting names in next year’s draft class. With the recent reclassification of Marvin Bagley III, the top prospect in the nation, the draft certainly seems to be stacked at the top. Experts believe the Sixers should make the playoffs but there are so many things that will factor into how successful, or […]Read more "Possible Targets for the 76ers in the 2018 NBA Draft"
Experts around the league expect the Philadelphia 76ers to make the playoffs. Bleacher Report predicts the team to go 41-41 with 66/1 odds of winning the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Despite the positive predictions, there are several factors that will ultimately decide the fate of the team, particularly health. If Embiid misses big time, Simmons doesn’t […]Read more "What happens if the Sixers don’t make the playoffs next season?"
Jahlil Okafor is still a Sixer. There was a reported trade that was close to being done with the Portland Trail Blazers at last year’s trade deadline, but that trade fell through at the last minute. The Trail Blazers opted to trade for Jusuf Nurkic instead. There were other rumored trades with teams including the […]Read more "Listing the five top trade destinations for Sixers center Jahlil Okafor"