Blake Griffin, who had the game-winning three-point play with 1.8 seconds left in overtime, led all scorers with a career high of 50. Point guard Ish Smith added 21 off the bench for Detroit, keeping Dwyane Casey undefeated in his first three games as the Pistons’ head coach. For Philadelphia, center Joel Embiid led the […]Read more "Sixers defensive struggles in loss to Pistons highlight the value of Ben Simmons"
The Sixers continue their early season schedule tonight with a game against the Detroit Pistons (2-0) and look to continue their winning ways. After the opening night loss to the Celtics, the Sixers have beaten the Bulls and Magic to improve to 2-1. The big issue coming in to tonights game is that Ben Simmons […]Read more "Sixers need to step up tonight with Ben Simmons out"
Joel Embiid held nothing back against his protégé, Mohamed Bamba, finishing with 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 116-115 win against the Orlando Magic. The Sixers came away with the win thanks to a dagger 3 pointer from J.J. Redick and some helpful contributions from T.J. McConnell and Markelle Fultz. Let’s take a look […]Read more "5 observations from Sixers nail-biting win over the Magic"
Tuesday night’s ugly loss to the Celtics was in the rear view mirror on Thursday as the Sixers dominated the Bulls, 127-108. Both teams started off hot, trading three-pointers, and-1s, and virtually no defense leading to a 41-38 first quarter lead for Chicago. It was all Philadelphia from there, however, who shut down the Bulls […]Read more "Embiid’s strong shooing takes down Portis and the Bulls"
Markelle Fultz did a thing. A big thing. Well, it’s a small thing to everyone else but all things considered, this was pretty big. Spoiler alert, we’re not talking about the three pointer. Fultz handled adversity and within the space of a single game, was able to overcome it and trust his own process. Logging […]Read more "Sixers win over Bulls showed a different side to Markelle Fultz"
The Sixers lost their season opener in the same way that they lost in last years playoffs. Poor shooting, turnovers and poor communication. So what went right and what went wrong? Ben Simmons picked up where he left off last year Finishing with 19 points, 15 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 steals, Simmons seemed […]Read more "Sixers started this season as they finished the last and that’s not a good thing"
On Tuesday night, it quickly became evident that the Sixers struggles against the Boston Celtics will continue into the new season. Led by 20 year-old Jayson Taytum, the Celtics pulled away late in the 3rd quarter en route to a 103-87 victory. In addition to Taytum, who put up 23 points and 9 rebounds, the […]Read more "Turnovers & poor shooting cost Sixers in season opener"
The 2018-2019 NBA season is nearly upon us, and with it comes some heightened expectations for the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers come off a year in which they exceeded the expectations of even the most optimist fans and analyst, finishing with 52 wins and the three seed in the Eastern Conference. While they rode hot […]Read more "3 X-Factors for the Sixers in the 2018-2019 Season"
When New Orleans Pelicans’ franchise star Anthony Davis switched agents and decided to be represented by Rich Paul of Klutch Sports, there was much speculation about a possible change in scenery in the near future. Many believe that Anthony Davis could request a trade sometime next season if the Pelicans don’t live up to expectations. […]Read more "What the reported interest from Anthony Davis means for the Sixers"
There were several analysts and fans alike that scratched their heads in confusement when the 76ers selected Landry Shamet out of Wichita State with the 26th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. Shamet was projected to go in the early to mid section of the second round by most mock drafts. When the Sixers took […]Read more "Sixers underdog Landry Shamet is proving his doubters wrong with fine preseason"