Well, Sixers fans, the team is back and gearing up for the 2018-19 NBA Season. While there are no “big name” free agent signees, the Sixers are an improved team and are looking at making the NBA Finals this year out of the Eastern Conference. Joel Embiid is healthy and motivated. Questions lingered all […]Read more "Sixers notebook: Despite a quiet offseason, this young team is better than before"
Earlier in the week, Shams Charania of the Athletic reported that All-Star Jimmy Butler requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Less than an hour later, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski shed a bit more light on the situation, listing the Nets, Clippers, and Knicks as Butler’s top three preferred destinations. The news- albeit not all that surprising […]Read more "Unfinished Business: Sixers should be back in the (Star) Hunt for Jimmy Butler"
We’re getting close Sixers fans. Sixers training camp starts Friday, September 21, 2018 with a media day, followed by three days of practice and then the annual Blue-White game on September 25th. As, I’m sure, everyone is getting excited about the upcoming season, there are still a lot of questions regarding the team and how […]Read more "Eight thoughts on the future of the Sixers: It’s time to get onboard before Philly shocks the world"
The 76ers simply didn’t have enough tools in the shed to take down the Boston Celtics when they went against each other in the playoffs. The Celtics just outplayed the Sixers and exposed their lack of wing defense and scoring threats. Next season will be even harder for the Sixers to to take down the […]Read more "Is Markelle Fultz the key to the Sixers taking down the Celtics?"
In 1776, the original 13 colonies, one of which was Pennsylvania, declared their independence from Great Britain and started the incredible country that we know today as the United States of America. Specifically, it was on July 4th, when the final draft of the Declaration of Independence was accepted by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. […]Read more "We are Philly: How the Sixers and their fans built a symbiotic relationship like no other"
As the new NBA season grows closer, teams have released their full schedules for the upcoming season. The 76ers will play 27 national TV games, not including the additional 12 games that will air on NBA TV. That’s quite a jump in national airtime from the 14 games they had last year. Here are some […]Read more "Five must-watch matchups in Sixers 2018 schedule"
The Utah Jazz are playing on Christmas Day for the first time since 1997. The Milwaukee Bucks will be playing in their first Christmas game since 1977. The Philadelphia 76ers will be on national television twice during the NBA opening week and will also play on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Chicago Bulls will […]Read more "Where do Simmons and Embiid rank among the NBA’s young stars?"
The 76ers desperately want to get rid of Jerryd Bayless’ contract before the season starts. He is owed nearly $8.6 million this upcoming season. The team was reportedly considering a buyout until rumors started swirling that they were trying to trade him to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for veteran shooter and former Sixer, Kyle […]Read more "Three trade scenarios that see the Sixers shifting the heavy contract of Jerryd Bayless"
The 76ers took a gamble when they traded Mikal Bridges to the Suns in exchange for Zhaire Smith. Bridges was a proven player, having won 2 NCAA Championships with Villanova and posting 17.7 points and 5.3 rebounds in his final year with the team. Despite his accomplishments, the team decided to go with Zhaire Smith, […]Read more "Can Zhaire Smith become a star for the 76ers?"
Establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with last season, the Sixers finished as the 3rd best team in the Eastern Conference and 5th best in the league with a 52-30 record. Emerging superstars Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid anchored a top 5 defense that led the team to the Eastern Conference Semifinals where […]Read more "Three things Sixers need to improve on if they’re to become a leading Eastern Conference contender"