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"
The 2018 NBA Al-Star game is in the books and the Sixers have 27 games remaining on their schedule. Currently, at 30-25 and on a five game win streak, the team is looking to make the final push toward the playoffs. Joel Embiid and the All-Star game: Joel had a big weekend. He played […]Read more "Sixers stars left fans purring during All-Star Weekend"
The Sixers are currently riding high! A five game winning streak, tied for their most this season, and are playing like they did in late October/early November. It’s been 32 games since our first report card so let’s see how the fellas are doing. Note the grade in (*) is the player’s grade given to […]Read more "Grading the Sixers at the All-Star Break"
I apologize for the lack of content from me as I’ve spent the past week watching the Eagles win the Super Bowl, then partying all week in the city and attending the parade. After some rest and recovery, I’ve made it back and we need to look at what our Sixers are doing. Simmons […]Read more "Six shots: What have the Sixers been up to since the Eagles won the Super Bowl?"
Process: A series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end. That’s the definition folks. That’s what it’s all about in Philadelphia. “The Process” was started as a way of taking the Sixers from being a team that couldn’t think about winning a title to becoming one that would continually be […]Read more "An open letter to Sixers fans: Trust the process"
The All-star game is almost upon us, which means that the NBA has one big deep breath before the hunt for the playoff begins. For the Sixers, this means there’s a lot of work to be done…but what are their chances of making it into the post-season? *Current play-off seeding in ( )* (1) Boston […]Read more "Evaluating the NBA Eastern Conference Playoff Picture at Mid-season"
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?"
We’re in to the start of 2018 and the Sixers are 21-20 as they approach the midway point of the season. For a team that’s in the later stages of “The Process”, the city and the team have to be excited about what they’ve seen so far. THE PROCESS Joel Embiid has been as good […]Read more "It’s 2018 and the Sixers are exciting: Eight thoughts on the season so far"
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"
It was a moment I had waited a long time for. Sure, watching the teams practice was an incredible experience, but being able to ask questions to the Gladiators you see compete each and every night was something I had dreamed of being able to do since creating this site. In fact, it was what […]Read more "NBA London Diary: Sixers star Ben Simmons is learning from the best and teaching the rest"