Jahlil Okafor has become somewhat of a forgotten man in Philadelphia. Actually, he’s more of an intentionally neglected afterthought at this point. The former Duke star has logged in a measly 25 minutes in 14 games this season. Okafor has clearly fallen out of favor in the eyes of HC Brett Brown and the emergence of […]Read more "Three potential trade destinations for Sixers forgotten center Jahlil Okafor"
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"
What an amazing weekend of listening to everyone complain about Joel Embiids lost step, how Markelle Fultz was shooting left handed and Lonzo Ball being the most shown NBA player in the league. Did anyone else see that Balls younger brother was arrested last week? Has anyone noticed that Jahlil Okafor is still a Sixer? […]Read more "Six shots from the Sixers weekend that was: Okafor’s future and unwarranted criticism"
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"
The Sixers have already taken a significant step forward over last season, this past weekend proved that. But what did we learn from the Sixers dominant display against Detroit and their other weekend fixtures? 1. I am completely understanding of the concerns the Sixers have towards Joel Embiid’s health and his minute restrictions. With that […]Read more "Six shots from the Sixers weekend that was: Simmons dominates, Embiid’s enigma & more"
There are some interesting names in next year’s draft class. With the recent reclassification of Marvin Bagley III, the top prospect in the nation, the draft certainly seems to be stacked at the top. Experts believe the Sixers should make the playoffs but there are so many things that will factor into how successful, or […]Read more "Possible Targets for the 76ers in the 2018 NBA Draft"
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?"
And so Darren Daulton has passed. With his passing, we lose a truly loved “Philly Guy”. No, Dutch wasn’t born here, but he was MADE here. With his passing, we’ve lost a special kind of athlete – and a special kind of person. Losing Dutch has made me think about how beloved he was by […]Read more "In losing Phillies great Darren Daulton, we are finding ourselves as Philly sports Fans"