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"
NBA basketball is back and it feels so good! Unfortunately two critical turnovers and slow start to the team chemistry cost the Sixers an otherwise winnable game. Covington was locked in from long range, leading the team in points. Ben Simmons debuted with a double-double and Embiid played nearly 50% more minutes than anticipated. Covington […]Read more "Brett Brown throws Embiid’s Minute Restriction Out the Window as Sixers fall to Wizards"
Sixers basketball is back! The team tip off against the Washington Wizards tonight to kickstart an NBA campaign that has been anticipated by many. The end of the process is here and the start of the process to contend now begins. But what should we be looking out for in tonight’s game? Minutes restriction: […]Read more "Five things to watch in Sixers season opener against Wizards"
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"
Although the Sixers finished with a lackluster record last season, there was still plenty to be encouraged about. Saric finally came stateside, Covington established himself as one of the premier perimeter defenders, and Embiid captivated the entire city of Philadelphia with his stellar performance. Heading into this season there are even more reasons to be excited- […]Read more "Projecting the Sixers Ceiling and Floor for the 2017-18 Season"
It’s about time that we, as Philadelphia basketball fans, take our heads out of our asses and realize that the future that Sam Hinkie once talked about, seems to finally be here. Well, that’s what the rest of the country and the media might say, as they roasted the 76ers for the past few years […]Read more "The seeds of the Process: Sixers begin to flourish as dawn of new season nears"
Superstar big man and popular Philly icon Joel Embiid signed a five-year, $148 million extension on Monday, but the details of the deal were not made public at the time of the signing. Many speculated that the deal would involve various options, clauses, and incentives, and they were right on the money (unintended pun I now […]Read more "Structure of Joel Embiid’s contract shows confidence in his long-term health"
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"