Just like in game one, the atmosphere was electric in the Wells Fargo Center, however last night’s performance was anything but. The Sixers slipped to a ten point defeat in game two of their playoff series against the Miami Heat, but it could’ve been much worse. When we look at the reason’s for the loss, […]Read more "How a vote of confidence from Brett Brown could push Sixers to a game 3 win over the Heat"
After a six-year hiatus, the Philadelphia 76ers were finally back at Wells Fargo Center for some playoff basketball. It’s been a long, hectic, and sometimes even tumultuous road back to glory, but the time has finally come. Traveling to a hostile road arena to take on a No.3 seed riding a 16 game winning streak was […]Read more "Method to the madness: How the Sixers doused Miami’s flames in Game 1"
Last night was some of the most exciting and then the most disgusting basketball I’ve seenin a very long time. The first quarter of the Sixers/Bucks game was great for Sixers fans. Then the Bucks worked their way back from a huge deficit only to see the Sixers put another one up on them. In […]Read more "Five takeaways from the Sixers rollercoaster loss to Milwaukee"
As the NBA season hits the homes stretch and teams are all fighting for playoff spots, one of the bigger issues that keeps coming up is where Lebron James will go when the season is over. The Lakers and Rockets are two teams that are mentioned a lot, but the Sixers have been creeping in […]Read more "Six reasons why LeBron James could end up playing for the Sixers next season"
As the NBA season is getting to the last legs, the media has started to lean towards Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz as their rookie of the year. While the Sixers Ben Simmons has been a great player, the new talk has everyone saying that he’s not really a rookie, since he sat out […]Read more "Why Sixers sensation Ben Simmons should win Rookie of the Year"
Lately, it seems, the fans in Philly want to see the Sixers make a move an more specifically a big move to grab someone that they think will suddenly make the team elite. Names like Lou Williams, Tyreke Evans, Nikola Mirotic, and Mario Hezonja, among others have come up. Why would any of these guys […]Read more "Why the Sixers should resist all trade temptations"
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"
As with most things in sports, I like to use the analogy of a Swan. What we see on TV when a team win is representative of a Swan gliding effortlessly down a river. What we don’t see, is the tireless leg motion to keep that Swan afloat or the work that goes on behind […]Read more "Bryan Colangelo explains how the Sixers rebuild goes far beyond what we see on the court"
Much has been said about that fateful Jahlil Okafor trade recently, but none of it seemingly surrounding that the Sixers got in return for the once coveted big man and Nik Stauskas. 30-year old Trevor Booker has flown under the radar since being traded to Philadelphia, but his handprints and influence can already be seen […]Read more "Trevor Booker says this Sixers team is ‘the most promising’ process he’s been a part of"
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"