On Wednesday night, the Raptors (21-5) used a strong second-half to pull away from the Sixers (17-9) and win 113-102. Toronto was fueled by Kawhi Leonard, who scored 36 points and added 9 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas added 25 points and 8 boards off the bench and bullied Sixers center Joel Embiid, who scored a season […]Read more "Jimmy Butler is a man on a mission: Four observations from the Sixers loss to Raptors"
Judgement day has finally arrived in Philadelphia. The red-hot Sixers have defied all odds in reaching the NBA playoffs this season, stretching their legs and building a 16-game win streak to end the season, garnering a home-court advantage in the process. The Miami Heat come to town in a series that promises to challenge the […]Read more "Five things the Sixers need to do in order to sweep the Miami Heat"
Jahlil Okafor has sat on the bench for all 144 minutes of the last three games and it wasn’t because he was injured. The former Duke standout has fallen out of the robust rotation of big men. It’s hard to believe he’s plummeted from such stardom but it happened and it doesn’t look like things […]Read more "The rise and fall of Jahlil Okafor leaves Sixers in a tough spot"