Why the Sixers would be foolish to trade Markelle Fultz regardless of the returns

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 […]

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Three potential trade scenarios that would see the Sixers move on from Furkan Korkmaz

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 […]

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Are Sixers young guns Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons too similar to share the court?

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 […]

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Sixers defensive struggles in loss to Pistons highlight the value of Ben Simmons

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 […]

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