Welcome everybody to the 76ers Weekly Round Table, presented to you by Tim Sullivan and Yamil Roman. Every Friday we will be discussing all things Sixers. Everything from Markelle Fultz to the upcoming draft, we will cover an array of different topics each Friday. We hope you enjoy what he have to say. Now let’s […]Read more "The Philly Sports Network Weekly Sixers Round Table: Can Philly become a top-4 seed?"
A little over halfway through the season, the Sixers are a respectable 30-25 and are currently slotted as the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference. This a vast improvement from the past several seasons, as they have already topped their win totals from the previous four seasons. While there are reasons to be encouraged about […]Read more "Sixers need a Post All-Star Break Robert Covington Resurgence"
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"
This year’s Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Award could go to a number of young stars. 2018’s race for best rookie will be one of the closest ones in recent memory. Jayson Tatum has become a go to scorer for the Boston Celtics. Kyle Kuzma has emerged as the “steal of the draft” and […]Read more "Ben Simmons vs Donovan Mitchell: The race for Rookie of the Year"
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?"
The Philadelphia 76ers are 7-3 in their last 10 games and are the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference. The team’s success this month could be credited to Ben Simmons’ new found aggressiveness and Joel Embiid’s stellar performances. However, let’s not overlook T.J. McConnell, who has been a workhorse during his entire tenure with the […]Read more "Sixers underdog T.J. McConnell is the hero we didn’t know we needed"
The Sixers may have fallen short in London, surrendering a 22-point lead to the Boston Celtics, but one gleaming positive was on show yet again. The form of J.J Redick has only been getting hotter in recent weeks and even 5,000 miles away from home, the veteran sharp-shooter was dominant. Redick was a crucial cog […]Read more "Every cloud has a silver lining: J.J Redick continues to heat up as Sixers find their identity"
Things started off brilliantly for Philadelphia. A red-hot Redick burst out of the gate hitting 4/6 shots from beyond the arc…but then things started to slow down. It was a gradual climb, but the Celtics forced their way back into the game from 22 points down to eventually eclipse the Sixers, sweeping the series so […]Read more "Instant analysis: Sixers blow 22 point lead in London as complacency sets in"