After torching the Heat with a three-point barrage in Game 1, the Sixers weren’t as successful from beyond the arc in the second game of the series, and it ultimately cost them the game. That wasn’t the only issue on Monday night, however, as the team also dealt with some controversial officiating and a breakout performance […]Read more "Sixers can’t seem to find shooting stroke: Recapping a frustrating Game 2 loss to Miami"
Life for the Sixers couldn’t have been going any better. The team was riding an eight game winning streak, which they’ve since doubled to 16- setting a new franchise record for most consecutive wins. Former #1 overall pick Markelle Fultz was finally able to suit up again, after being sidelined for months with an undefined […]Read more "Sixers playoff primer: The birth of Super Dario"
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 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"
As with most things in sports, I like to use the analogy of a Swan. What we see on TV when a team win is representative of a Swan gliding effortlessly down a river. What we don’t see, is the tireless leg motion to keep that Swan afloat or the work that goes on behind […]Read more "Bryan Colangelo explains how the Sixers rebuild goes far beyond what we see on the court"
Much has been said about that fateful Jahlil Okafor trade recently, but none of it seemingly surrounding that the Sixers got in return for the once coveted big man and Nik Stauskas. 30-year old Trevor Booker has flown under the radar since being traded to Philadelphia, but his handprints and influence can already be seen […]Read more "Trevor Booker says this Sixers team is ‘the most promising’ process he’s been a part of"
Thank goodness for 2018. December 2017 was dreadful for the Philadelphia 76ers, winning only five out of fifteen contests, and giving the ball away like candy on Halloween. Yes, Joel Embiid missed a number of games due to a back injury. Too many times though, with and without Joel, they had double-digit leads late in […]Read more "Why January might define the Sixers’ 2017-2018 Season"
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"
Although the Sixers finished with a lackluster record last season, there was still plenty to be encouraged about. Saric finally came stateside, Covington established himself as one of the premier perimeter defenders, and Embiid captivated the entire city of Philadelphia with his stellar performance. Heading into this season there are even more reasons to be excited- […]Read more "Projecting the Sixers Ceiling and Floor for the 2017-18 Season"
Markelle Fultz was never predicted to be drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers. That changed after a trade with the Boston Celtics that sent the first overall pick to the Sixers, allowing them to draft the former Washington Huskie. The moment Markelle Fultz was drafted by the team, he instantly became a part of “The Process”. […]Read more "Why Sixers rookie Markelle Fultz could be the NBA’s next great guard"