Tuesday night’s ugly loss to the Celtics was in the rear view mirror on Thursday as the Sixers dominated the Bulls, 127-108. Both teams started off hot, trading three-pointers, and-1s, and virtually no defense leading to a 41-38 first quarter lead for Chicago. It was all Philadelphia from there, however, who shut down the Bulls […]Read more "Embiid’s strong shooing takes down Portis and the Bulls"
The Sixers lost their season opener in the same way that they lost in last years playoffs. Poor shooting, turnovers and poor communication. So what went right and what went wrong? Ben Simmons picked up where he left off last year Finishing with 19 points, 15 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 steals, Simmons seemed […]Read more "Sixers started this season as they finished the last and that’s not a good thing"
NBA Basketball is finally back! The Sixers got the chance to kick off the 2018-19 season against the Boston Celtics. The Celtics were victorious and defeated the Sixers 105-87 and showed why they are the team to beat in the East. Between the Celtics’ star-studded starting lineup and their incredible depth coming off the bench, […]Read more "Five takeaways from the Sixers season opener"
Why, as Sixers fans, is there constant criticism of this current team? I don’t understand it. They’ve been a lower to mid-level franchise since the 2002 season. While “The Process” has drawn the battle lines between fans, we can all agree that this is the most exciting time in Philadelphia basketball in close to twenty […]Read more "Eight reasons why Sixers fans should be excited ahead of the new NBA season"
Well, Sixers fans, the team is back and gearing up for the 2018-19 NBA Season. While there are no “big name” free agent signees, the Sixers are an improved team and are looking at making the NBA Finals this year out of the Eastern Conference. Joel Embiid is healthy and motivated. Questions lingered all […]Read more "Sixers notebook: Despite a quiet offseason, this young team is better than before"
Earlier in the week, Shams Charania of the Athletic reported that All-Star Jimmy Butler requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Less than an hour later, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski shed a bit more light on the situation, listing the Nets, Clippers, and Knicks as Butler’s top three preferred destinations. The news- albeit not all that surprising […]Read more "Unfinished Business: Sixers should be back in the (Star) Hunt for Jimmy Butler"
We’re getting close Sixers fans. Sixers training camp starts Friday, September 21, 2018 with a media day, followed by three days of practice and then the annual Blue-White game on September 25th. As, I’m sure, everyone is getting excited about the upcoming season, there are still a lot of questions regarding the team and how […]Read more "Eight thoughts on the future of the Sixers: It’s time to get onboard before Philly shocks the world"
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?"
In 1776, the original 13 colonies, one of which was Pennsylvania, declared their independence from Great Britain and started the incredible country that we know today as the United States of America. Specifically, it was on July 4th, when the final draft of the Declaration of Independence was accepted by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. […]Read more "We are Philly: How the Sixers and their fans built a symbiotic relationship like no other"
The Utah Jazz are playing on Christmas Day for the first time since 1997. The Milwaukee Bucks will be playing in their first Christmas game since 1977. The Philadelphia 76ers will be on national television twice during the NBA opening week and will also play on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Chicago Bulls will […]Read more "Where do Simmons and Embiid rank among the NBA’s young stars?"