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"
Markelle Fultz did a thing. A big thing. Well, it’s a small thing to everyone else but all things considered, this was pretty big. Spoiler alert, we’re not talking about the three pointer. Fultz handled adversity and within the space of a single game, was able to overcome it and trust his own process. Logging […]Read more "Sixers win over Bulls showed a different side to Markelle Fultz"
The 2018-2019 NBA season is nearly upon us, and with it comes some heightened expectations for the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers come off a year in which they exceeded the expectations of even the most optimist fans and analyst, finishing with 52 wins and the three seed in the Eastern Conference. While they rode hot […]Read more "3 X-Factors for the Sixers in the 2018-2019 Season"
When New Orleans Pelicans’ franchise star Anthony Davis switched agents and decided to be represented by Rich Paul of Klutch Sports, there was much speculation about a possible change in scenery in the near future. Many believe that Anthony Davis could request a trade sometime next season if the Pelicans don’t live up to expectations. […]Read more "What the reported interest from Anthony Davis means for the Sixers"
There were several analysts and fans alike that scratched their heads in confusement when the 76ers selected Landry Shamet out of Wichita State with the 26th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. Shamet was projected to go in the early to mid section of the second round by most mock drafts. When the Sixers took […]Read more "Sixers underdog Landry Shamet is proving his doubters wrong with fine preseason"
2017 was a year to forget for Markelle Fultz. The first overall pick in the NBA draft suffered from a shoulder injury that was poorly explained to anyone outside of the building for months as well as a clear lack in confidence. It was easy to forget in the midst of it all that this […]Read more "Sixers fans can expect to see a very different Markelle Fultz in 2018"
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"