Tomorrow marks a national treasure for me. Thanksgiving is egregiously overlooked in the modern era, as many are eager to move into December and get to the Christmas season. But give Thanksgiving its due. How often can you stay at home, be a glutton in the kitchen, and watch the Lions lose ceremoniously each year? […]Read more "The Eagles, the Process, the rebuild: Four things Philadelphia sports fans have to be thankful for"
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"
Jahlil Okafor has become somewhat of a forgotten man in Philadelphia. Actually, he’s more of an intentionally neglected afterthought at this point. The former Duke star has logged in a measly 25 minutes in 14 games this season. Okafor has clearly fallen out of favor in the eyes of HC Brett Brown and the emergence of […]Read more "Three potential trade destinations for Sixers forgotten center Jahlil Okafor"
Liam Jenkins and Brandon Sommermann break down the week’s biggest sporting stories with a blend of British sarcasm and American Humor. This week, the pair discuss the Ball Brother spotlight, the fate of US and Italian soccer after a heartbreaking failure to qualify for the World Cup, trusting the process and much more! Liam JenkinsLiam […]Read more "The ‘Walk the Line’ Podcast EP1: Ball Brother Burglary, trusting the process & Soccer conundrums"
The Sixers went in to Los Angeles for two games against the Clippers and Lakers. The first one was supposed to be tough and give Joel Embiid a test going against DeAndre Jordan. The second one was to showcase the best rookie in the league in years against Ben Simmons (according to everyone outside of […]Read more "Six Shots from the Sixers historic week in Los Angeles"
What an amazing weekend of listening to everyone complain about Joel Embiids lost step, how Markelle Fultz was shooting left handed and Lonzo Ball being the most shown NBA player in the league. Did anyone else see that Balls younger brother was arrested last week? Has anyone noticed that Jahlil Okafor is still a Sixer? […]Read more "Six shots from the Sixers weekend that was: Okafor’s future and unwarranted criticism"
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"
This past week we’ve seen the Sixers build on their win over the Mavericks on October 28th. With wins over Atlanta, Utah, Indiana, and Houston the Sixers took a five game win streak in to their Thursday night matchup with the Sacramento Kings. We’ve seen them win with and without Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz […]Read more "Six Shots: Observations & opinion on Sixers stunning win streak that came to heartbreaking end"
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"
This weekend the Sixers won a close one against the Dallas Mavericks but it seems that more of the talk was about Markelle Fultz injury, Jahlil Okafors lack of playing time and who we should trade him for. What should be talked about is the magic that Ben Simmons performs on the floor each night […]Read more "Six Shots from the Sixers weekend that was"