Welcome everybody to the 76ers Weekly Round Table, presented to you by Tim Sullivan and Yamil Roman. Every Friday we will be discussing all things Sixers. Everything from Markelle Fultz to the upcoming draft, we will cover an array of different topics each Friday. We hope you enjoy what he have to say. Now let’s […]Read more "The Philly Sports Network Weekly Sixers Round Table: Can Philly become a top-4 seed?"
The 2018 NBA Al-Star game is in the books and the Sixers have 27 games remaining on their schedule. Currently, at 30-25 and on a five game win streak, the team is looking to make the final push toward the playoffs. Joel Embiid and the All-Star game: Joel had a big weekend. He played […]Read more "Sixers stars left fans purring during All-Star Weekend"
The Sixers are currently riding high! A five game winning streak, tied for their most this season, and are playing like they did in late October/early November. It’s been 32 games since our first report card so let’s see how the fellas are doing. Note the grade in (*) is the player’s grade given to […]Read more "Grading the Sixers at the All-Star Break"
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 NBA has seen a number of dynamic and mesmerizing duos throughout its history. A lot of these 1-2 punch combos seem to be composed of a lead guard and a skilled big man. John Stockton and Karl Malone’s pick and rolls were nearly unstoppable. Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar joined forces to create […]Read more "Do the Sixers have the next ‘Penny and Shaq’ duo on their hands?"
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"
Things started off brilliantly for Philadelphia. A red-hot Redick burst out of the gate hitting 4/6 shots from beyond the arc…but then things started to slow down. It was a gradual climb, but the Celtics forced their way back into the game from 22 points down to eventually eclipse the Sixers, sweeping the series so […]Read more "Instant analysis: Sixers blow 22 point lead in London as complacency sets in"
It was an exciting first half in London, even if things started a little sloppy. Here are some quick hitters as the teams head into the break. Hawkeye: J.J Redick has been electric. Firing threes at an alarming rate, Redick has 18 points going into the half along with 3 rebounds and an assist. Going […]Read more "Halftime analysis: Red hot Redick gives Sixers a strong lead but Celtics climb back"
I was lucky enough to be able to attend the NBA in London this week and go to the practices in the lead up to the game. This was my first event as credentialed media for my website Philly Sports Network and I wanted to share as much of that experience as I could with […]Read more "NBA LONDON VLOG: Sixers and Celtics practice highlights, interviews, analysis and more"
One more day. In under 24 hours, the Philadelphia 76ers will square off against the Boston Celtics at the 02 Arena in London. A rivalry that spans decades and has seen more rollercoaster moments than a theme park, the heat has been somewhat lacking from the matchup in recent years. Expect that to change. Fast. […]Read more "NBA London Diary: Sixers vs Celtics rivalry is primed to become the NBA’s most exciting once again"