This year’s Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Award could go to a number of young stars. 2018’s race for best rookie will be one of the closest ones in recent memory. Jayson Tatum has become a go to scorer for the Boston Celtics. Kyle Kuzma has emerged as the “steal of the draft” and […]Read more "Ben Simmons vs Donovan Mitchell: The race for Rookie of the Year"
With the trade deadline right around the corner, the 76ers have have mere days to pull off a trade. They could stand pat at the deadline or choose to make a move in order to bring in some help for a playoff push. If they elect to shake things up a bit, here are some […]Read more "5 ideal trade targets and packages for the Sixers"
The NBA has seen a number of dynamic and mesmerizing duos throughout its history. A lot of these 1-2 punch combos seem to be composed of a lead guard and a skilled big man. John Stockton and Karl Malone’s pick and rolls were nearly unstoppable. Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar joined forces to create […]Read more "Do the Sixers have the next ‘Penny and Shaq’ duo on their hands?"
The Philadelphia 76ers are 7-3 in their last 10 games and are the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference. The team’s success this month could be credited to Ben Simmons’ new found aggressiveness and Joel Embiid’s stellar performances. However, let’s not overlook T.J. McConnell, who has been a workhorse during his entire tenure with the […]Read more "Sixers underdog T.J. McConnell is the hero we didn’t know we needed"
I’m sure there are many things that immediately rushed through your mind as soon as you read the headline like ‘what are you talking about? You’d be stupid not to go after the best player on the planet or wow, what a moron!’ That’s fair. I understand that adding a player of LeBron James’ caliber immediately […]Read more "Why the Sixers would be wise to avoid pursuing LeBron James in free agency"
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"