Following a pleasantly surprising trade to acquire star swingman Jimmy Butler, the Sixers have finally assembled the imperative “Big 3” needed to have a legit shot at a Finals appearance in today’s NBA. Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and the aforementioned Butler are all top 20 overall players in the league and the elite trio now represent […]Read more "Why the Sixers would be foolish to trade Markelle Fultz regardless of the returns"
Furkan Korkmaz wants out of Philadelphia. The former 26th pick reportedly wants to be traded from the Sixers because of a lack of playing time. Through two seasons, he’s only managed to play 5.6 minutes per game. After the Sixers declined his $2.03 million third year option, they might be inclined to grant his trade […]Read more "Three potential trade scenarios that would see the Sixers move on from Furkan Korkmaz"
Sunday night did not go well for a 76ers team that struggled through all four quarters to a final score of 122-97. The team is now 6-5 on the season, all wins coming at home and all losses coming on the road. Here are some of the main takeaways from the Sixers poor effort in […]Read more "Five thoughts after a lopsided Sixers loss to Nets"
The Sixers matinee game against the Pistons was a revenge game, early in the season, to say the least. When the Sixers last played the Pistons on October 23rd, Blake Griffin went for fifty points in a game that saw the teams battling all game long and in to overtime where Griffin eventually won it […]Read more "Joel Embiid continues to dominate as the Sixers beat the Pistons"
Playing at home, where they’re undefeated, the Sixers took care of the Clippers 122-113. Closing out the game against a good Clippers team was huge for them after their loss to the Raptors earlier in the week. There was quite a bit to be happy about in the game too. 1) Markelle Fultz is […]Read more "Seven observations from the Sixers’ Thursday night win over Clippers"
Where do you start when talking about the Philadelphia 76ers this season? After tonights game, it’s obvious that the team has issues and they’re not being addressed. So, let’s address some of them. Turnovers continue to be a problem Tonight, against the Toronto Raptors, the team had twenty-three turnovers. You read that correctly, twenty-three. […]Read more "Who’s to blame for Sixers offensive deficiencies?"
Perhaps the biggest criticism on Sam Hinkie’s tenure as GM of the Philadelphia 76ers was that, with the valuable draft ammo he gathered through tanking, he drafted three centers with his three highest picks from 2013-2015. The Sixers acquired Nerlens Noel on draft day from the Magic in 2013, and the next two years selected […]Read more "Are Sixers young guns Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons too similar to share the court?"
The Sixers faced the Milwaukee Bucks last night in a battle of the unicorns as Giannis Antetokounmpo hosted Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid. All three titans showed up to play, with Antetokounmpo and Simmons both notching triple doubles and Embiid posting his 5th double-double of the season. It was Antetokounmpo and the Bucks that ultimately […]Read more "Three observations from Sixers loss to Bucks"
Blake Griffin, who had the game-winning three-point play with 1.8 seconds left in overtime, led all scorers with a career high of 50. Point guard Ish Smith added 21 off the bench for Detroit, keeping Dwyane Casey undefeated in his first three games as the Pistons’ head coach. For Philadelphia, center Joel Embiid led the […]Read more "Sixers defensive struggles in loss to Pistons highlight the value of Ben Simmons"
The Sixers continue their early season schedule tonight with a game against the Detroit Pistons (2-0) and look to continue their winning ways. After the opening night loss to the Celtics, the Sixers have beaten the Bulls and Magic to improve to 2-1. The big issue coming in to tonights game is that Ben Simmons […]Read more "Sixers need to step up tonight with Ben Simmons out"