I’m sure there are many things that immediately rushed through your mind as soon as you read the headline like ‘what are you talking about? You’d be stupid not to go after the best player on the planet or wow, what a moron!’ That’s fair. I understand that adding a player of LeBron James’ caliber immediately […]Read more "Why the Sixers would be wise to avoid pursuing LeBron James in free agency"
The NBA season is almost one third in the books. This will be the first of three reports, grading each player on the Sixers roster. Several contributing factors are taken into account: statistics, chemistry with teammates, improvement from past seasons (if applicable) and the ever important, eye test. Let’s get started… Justin Anderson: C […]Read more "A process worth trusting: Grading the Sixers through opening 23 games of the season"
What would you have said if you were told that one month into the 2017-18 NBA season, the Celtics, sans Gordon Hayward, would have the best record in the league, the Detroit Pistons would be sitting in 3rd place in the conference, and the Knicks, yes the Knicks would be above .500? I would have […]Read more "Playoffs not a sure thing for Sixers in improved Eastern Conference"
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"
Joel Hans Embiid got paid! The Philadelphia 76ers and Joel Embiid agreed to a 5-year, $148 million dollar contract extension. The extension comes with some salary cap protection for the team if Embiid isn’t able to play for an extended period of time. Embiid’s salary next season, $25.3 million dollars, will be the third highest […]Read more "What Joel Embiid’s monster contract extension means for the Sixers"
4 star combo guard David Duke was scheduled to visit Villanova October 5th but instead canceled and decided to visit Providence. Providence has been the favorite for Duke’s services and it seems that Villanova could be out as suitors for Dukes commitment. The no.1 rated combo guard in 2018 5 star Anfernee Simmons recently confirmed […]Read more "PSN Villanova basketball recruiting update: Anfernee Simmons, Jahvon Quinerly, Hoops mania aftermath and More"
Markelle Fultz is more than advertised. A smooth shooter with dynamic all-around skills, in his freshman year he played on a bad Washington team. Still, he showed why he was above all the rest no one could stop him; he was always easily the best player on the court against any prospect. Fultz scored 25 […]Read more "Predicting the rookie season stat-line for Sixers first overall pick Markelle Fultz"
Last season, Joel Embiid brought back excitement that 76ers fans haven’t seen since Allen Iverson stepped on the floor. Not only does he embrace the young culture but the culture loves Embiid. Embiid has rapidly become a Philly fan favorite and nearly made the all-star team in a sensational rookie campaign that was cut short. […]Read more "Projecting the second season stat line of Sixers sensation Joel Embiid"
The Ceiling for Ben Simmons is big, very big; the comparisons to LeBron James and Magic Johnson are not a stretch. Simmons has the skill set to play all 5 positions at a high level. He can score in the post with strength and finesse, he can guard all 3 front court positions, and he […]Read more "Projecting the rookie season stat line for Sixers’ Ben Simmons"
Experts around the league expect the Philadelphia 76ers to make the playoffs. Bleacher Report predicts the team to go 41-41 with 66/1 odds of winning the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Despite the positive predictions, there are several factors that will ultimately decide the fate of the team, particularly health. If Embiid misses big time, Simmons doesn’t […]Read more "What happens if the Sixers don’t make the playoffs next season?"