Following an impressive blowout victory in Game 3 of the series, the Sixers were looking for more of the same in Game 4 against the Heat. The Sixers, however, weren’t nearly as sharp as they were in the previous contest. Turnovers plagued the team and they struggled to get into a groove from beyond the arc […]Read more "A Win is a Win: Recapping an Improbable Sixers Game 4 Victory"
The 76ers and Heat faced off in one of the most physical matchups in recent NBA Playoff history. There were shoving matches and nasty glances galore. The game went down to the wire, with the 76ers outplaying the Miami Heat in the final minutes and coming out with a 106-102 victory to take a 3-1 […]Read more "Sixers send strong message to rest of the NBA with Game 4 win over Heat"
The Philadelphia 76ers are a real threat in the Eastern Conference. Many may have thought that once the playoffs arrived that the team would wilt due to a lack of experience and the apparent devaluing of the 16-game win streak to end the season. They didn’t really play a lot of good teams during the […]Read more "Sixers made a firm statement against a malicious Miami team"
As Philly fans gear up for game three of their playoff matchup versus the Miami Heat, people have some questions after the game two loss. Can Joel Embiid play? Will Markelle Fultz step up for the second unit? Will the Sixers shooters get back on track? Can the Sixers defense step up again and provide […]Read more "Five things to watch in game 3 of playoff series between Sixers and Heat"
Just like in game one, the atmosphere was electric in the Wells Fargo Center, however last night’s performance was anything but. The Sixers slipped to a ten point defeat in game two of their playoff series against the Miami Heat, but it could’ve been much worse. When we look at the reason’s for the loss, […]Read more "How a vote of confidence from Brett Brown could push Sixers to a game 3 win over the Heat"
After torching the Heat with a three-point barrage in Game 1, the Sixers weren’t as successful from beyond the arc in the second game of the series, and it ultimately cost them the game. That wasn’t the only issue on Monday night, however, as the team also dealt with some controversial officiating and a breakout performance […]Read more "Sixers can’t seem to find shooting stroke: Recapping a frustrating Game 2 loss to Miami"
Game two is almost upon us and energy is at an all-time high in the City of Brotherly Love. The question on everyone’s lips now is ‘how long can they keep the freight train going?’. A seventeen game win streak and a double-digit blowout of the Heat certainly leave them in good stead, even without […]Read more "Fultz, optionality and sharpshooters: Five things to watch in game two of Sixers vs Heat"
After a six-year hiatus, the Philadelphia 76ers were finally back at Wells Fargo Center for some playoff basketball. It’s been a long, hectic, and sometimes even tumultuous road back to glory, but the time has finally come. Traveling to a hostile road arena to take on a No.3 seed riding a 16 game winning streak was […]Read more "Method to the madness: How the Sixers doused Miami’s flames in Game 1"
The Wells Fargo Center wasn’t just the venue for the Sixers first playoff game since 2012. It was the epicenter of a journey spanning the last five years. Gone are the days where the stadium sits half-filled in near-silence. Packed to the rafters and with the very ground shaking throughout the night, the Sixers home […]Read more "Energy, pace and selflessness: Five takeaways from the Sixers first playoff win since 2012"
Life for the Sixers couldn’t have been going any better. The team was riding an eight game winning streak, which they’ve since doubled to 16- setting a new franchise record for most consecutive wins. Former #1 overall pick Markelle Fultz was finally able to suit up again, after being sidelined for months with an undefined […]Read more "Sixers playoff primer: The birth of Super Dario"