The 76ers simply didn’t have enough tools in the shed to take down the Boston Celtics when they went against each other in the playoffs. The Celtics just outplayed the Sixers and exposed their lack of wing defense and scoring threats. Next season will be even harder for the Sixers to to take down the […]Read more "Is Markelle Fultz the key to the Sixers taking down the Celtics?"
The Sixers went in to Los Angeles for two games against the Clippers and Lakers. The first one was supposed to be tough and give Joel Embiid a test going against DeAndre Jordan. The second one was to showcase the best rookie in the league in years against Ben Simmons (according to everyone outside of […]Read more "Six Shots from the Sixers historic week in Los Angeles"
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"
This weekend the Sixers won a close one against the Dallas Mavericks but it seems that more of the talk was about Markelle Fultz injury, Jahlil Okafors lack of playing time and who we should trade him for. What should be talked about is the magic that Ben Simmons performs on the floor each night […]Read more "Six Shots from the Sixers weekend that was"
While the Sixers had the lead, they let it all slip away in the last three minutes of the game and it cost them when Eric Gordon hit the game winning three pointer as time expired. We are taking a look at the issues that team faced last night in the Six Shots. 1. Ben […]Read more "Six Shots from the Sixers loss to the Rockets: Saric disappears, McConnell reappears & more"
St. Joseph’s class picked up a couple of quality forwards that will add necessary talents to the Hawks, both have size and range. Their no.1 prospect is 3 star small forward Taylor Funk. The 6-9 212 pound Manheim central high school star by way of Manheim, PA has good great potential. Funk is ranked as […]Read more "St. Joseph Hawks 2017 basketball recruiting overview"
The Philadelphia Sixers have the third overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft after utilizing a draft swap with the Sacramento Kings. This is the franchise’s third time picking third in the last four years. There are rumors that the team could deal the pick as a part of a larger package to get a […]Read more "Sixers pick third overall in upcoming NBA Draft, how have previous #3 selections fared?"
Whew. That sure was something wasn’t it? After waiting a bit to cool off I still feel like I need a cold shower. Rewatching Embiid’s first game highlight tape somewhere between three and 50 times probably didn’t help but it did leave me with one indelible impression: that was exactly what we’ve been waiting for. […]Read more "Beauty and the Beast: Analyzing the sensational NBA debut of Joel Embiid"
The Eagles kick off their regular season with a game at Lincoln Financial Field against the Cleveland Browns and there is plenty to be excited about. After an exhilarating offseason, the Eagles will be led by a new starting quarterback in a new Offense ran by rookie Head Coach Doug Pederson. The intense Jim Schwartz […]Read more "Five players to watch in Eagles vs Browns"
We all know Nerlens Noel by his defense. Two seasons of gaudy steal and block numbers alone tell us that; to say nothing of his oft-comical deficiencies on the other end (seriously Nerlens, ask Jordan Mathews if you can borrow the Eagle’s Jug Machine). Increasingly, though, there’s a counter-beat to the drumming of his swats bouncing […]Read more "Sixers Myth Busting: Is Nerlens Noel a Post Pushover?"