It’s been a long road for the 76ers, but the team are finally surging in the right direction and at an alarming pace too. A flurry of young, dominant talent headlines the show that has been orchestrated by a coach who thrives when connecting with his players. This is a Sixers team that plays hard […]Read more "NBA London Diary: Celtics are preparing hard for a Sixers team that ‘never say die’"
Thank goodness for 2018. December 2017 was dreadful for the Philadelphia 76ers, winning only five out of fifteen contests, and giving the ball away like candy on Halloween. Yes, Joel Embiid missed a number of games due to a back injury. Too many times though, with and without Joel, they had double-digit leads late in […]Read more "Why January might define the Sixers’ 2017-2018 Season"
This past week I took my first trip to Canada, the Toronto area specifically, to spend the holidays with my girlfriend’s family and to watch the Sixers take on the Raptors. It pretty much fit perfectly. The game was on December 23rd so as not to interfere with any major holiday festivities. First let’s get […]Read more "Canadian courtesy and Santa’s little helpers: Experiencing a Sixers game north of the border"
The day of reckoning has finally arrived. The Sixers have finally offloaded Jahlil Okafor and with that moves comes a huge sigh of relief as the burden of an unsettled and disgruntled number three pick whose talent was wasting away is removed. What does the trade mean for the Sixers? The trade itself: According […]Read more "Instant analysis: Sixers reportedly trade Jahlil Okafor and Nik Stauskas to Brooklyn Nets"
I’m sure there are many things that immediately rushed through your mind as soon as you read the headline like ‘what are you talking about? You’d be stupid not to go after the best player on the planet or wow, what a moron!’ That’s fair. I understand that adding a player of LeBron James’ caliber immediately […]Read more "Why the Sixers would be wise to avoid pursuing LeBron James in free agency"
The NBA season is almost one third in the books. This will be the first of three reports, grading each player on the Sixers roster. Several contributing factors are taken into account: statistics, chemistry with teammates, improvement from past seasons (if applicable) and the ever important, eye test. Let’s get started… Justin Anderson: C […]Read more "A process worth trusting: Grading the Sixers through opening 23 games of the season"
There’s something quite magical happening in Philadelphia. The City of Brotherly Love is laboring the fruits of “The process” as the Sixers continue to rip through the NBA. Sitting third in the Eastern Conference with a 13-10 record, the next generation of Philadelphia basketball has finally arrived. No more suffering , no more tanking…just passion […]Read more "This Avengers themed Sixers hype-video will send chills down your spine"
What would you have said if you were told that one month into the 2017-18 NBA season, the Celtics, sans Gordon Hayward, would have the best record in the league, the Detroit Pistons would be sitting in 3rd place in the conference, and the Knicks, yes the Knicks would be above .500? I would have […]Read more "Playoffs not a sure thing for Sixers in improved Eastern Conference"
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"