Liam Jenkins and Brandon Sommermann break down the week’s biggest sporting stories with a blend of British sarcasm and American Humor. This week, the pair discuss the Ball Brother spotlight, the fate of US and Italian soccer after a heartbreaking failure to qualify for the World Cup, trusting the process and much more! Liam JenkinsLiam […]Read more "The ‘Walk the Line’ Podcast EP1: Ball Brother Burglary, trusting the process & Soccer conundrums"
We are 12 games into the season and the Sixers are currently the 7th seed in the east with a 6-6 record. With awesome games like the 97-86 win over the Pistons and the devastating one-point loss against the Sacramento Kings, the Sixers have played with heart. With that being said, some Sixers have shined […]Read more "Sixers report card: Grading the first 12 games of the season"
Welcome to the first Sixers Roundtable here at Philly Sports Network. We had our Sixers writers, Liam Jenkins, Yamil Rivera, Raheem Johnson and Tim Sullivan sit down and answer some of the questions that we’ve received from our readers. With this will have a weekly go around where we can discuss the issues facing the […]Read more "Sixers Roundtable: The Okafor conundrum, accountability and veteran leadership"
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"
Despite a 0-3 start to begin the season, Ben Simmons has been nothing short of spectacular. Playing as the primary ball handler, Simmons has averaged 16.6 points, 10.3 rebounds and 6 assists. He is only the 2nd player in NBA history to average at least 10+ points, 10+ rebounds and 5+ assists through his first […]Read more "Can Ben Simmons surpass Joel Embiid as the Sixers most valuable player?"
NBA basketball is back and it feels so good! Unfortunately two critical turnovers and slow start to the team chemistry cost the Sixers an otherwise winnable game. Covington was locked in from long range, leading the team in points. Ben Simmons debuted with a double-double and Embiid played nearly 50% more minutes than anticipated. Covington […]Read more "Brett Brown throws Embiid’s Minute Restriction Out the Window as Sixers fall to Wizards"
Sixers basketball is back! The team tip off against the Washington Wizards tonight to kickstart an NBA campaign that has been anticipated by many. The end of the process is here and the start of the process to contend now begins. But what should we be looking out for in tonight’s game? Minutes restriction: […]Read more "Five things to watch in Sixers season opener against Wizards"
The question being asked by many is if the Sixers would be better with Jayson Tatum or Markelle Fultz? Fultz was graded as the #1 pick in the draft, then the rest of them could be picked in any order. Tatum, originally thought to be anywhere between 4 – 10 and was picked by the […]Read more "In retrospect: Did Sixers strike gold in trading up for point guard of the future?"
So your starting roster is set for the Philadelphia 76ers. Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were a given. There’s no denying that Embiid, if healthy, could be the face of the NBA. He’s charismatic and unstoppable on the floor, again, when healthy. Simmons looks to be every bit of the player many said he would […]Read more "Sixers basketball is back: Your all-in-one preview to upcoming season"
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"