Ah, the ever-controversial starting point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers. Love him or hate him, Ben Simmons is now a 2x NBA All-Star. This marks just the fourth time in Sixers history where the team will send multiple players to the All-Star game. Simmons has been the victim of a majority of Sixers-related criticisms in […]Read more "NBA All-Star Feature: A closer look at Ben Simmons’ season so far"
With the NBA All-Star break now officially underway for the Philadelphia 76ers, now seemed like the perfect time to discuss/analyze the two Sixers who will actually be participating in the festivities this upcoming weekend. Up first? The now 3x All-Star: Joel Embiid. Despite spending a healthy amount of time out with injury in 2020 due […]Read more "NBA All-Star Spotlight: A closer look at Joel Embiid’s 2020 season"
A whole lot has happened when it comes to Sixers basketball over the last week or so. Joined by fellow PhillySportsNetwork writer Ricky Amandeo (@Ricky_amandeo8), David Esser breaks down everything you need to know heading into the NBA All-Star break on The Ring the Bell Podcast. Spotify: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/huge-win-over-the-clippers-ft-ricky-amandeo-ep6/id1494604393?i=1000465417291 Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvNDE5MDMzMi9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk&episode=aHR0cHM6Ly9hcGkuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL2VwaXNvZGUvMjI3MDM2MzI&ved=0CAIQkfYCahcKEwioxdTXrs3nAhUAAAAAHQAAAAAQHw Spreaker: https://www.spreaker.com/user/phillysportsnetwork/huge-win-over-the-clippers-ft-ricky-aman […]Read more "LISTEN: Huge win over the Clippers and players “shushing”"
Someone has to say it. Brett Brown coached a hell of a game Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Clippers. Brett has been the subject of heavy criticism since being hired as the Sixers head coach, specifically in the last two years or so. Following two unsuccessful playoff appearances in 2018 and 2019, all eyes […]Read more "Brett Brown coached an absolute masterclass in win over Clippers"
A convincing win at home against one of the best teams in the NBA right before the All-Star break??? Sounds like just what the doctor ordered for a Philly team battling all sorts of media-infused drama. The Sixers knocked off the Los Angeles Clippers by a score of 110-103, improving their home record to an […]Read more "Embiid and the Sixers head into the All-Star break with a convincing win"
“Despite appearing to be a solid player at times, Furkan Korkmaz is consistently proving to be a liability for the Philadelphia 76ers” -David Esser, Dec. 4th I personally wrote that back in early December, in an article titled “It’s Time for the Furkan Korkmaz Experiment to End”. Needless to say, I was very, VERY wrong […]Read more "From Zero to Hero: The rise of Sixers’ newest star Furkan Korkmaz"
Riding on the back of the unlikely hero Furkan Korkkmaz yet again, the Philadelphia 76ers improved their home record to a league-best 24-2. While not always pretty at times, the Sixers saw solid games from their usual stars along with some contribution via a new face. Game Recap After what felt like an eternity, the […]Read more "Korkmaz helps Sixers roar back to life in impressive win over Bulls"
After a whirlwind of a trade deadline that saw multiple NBA players change teams, the Sixers had to find a way to settle down and focus for the evening. Amidst all the excitement, a matchup against the #1 seed Bucks on national television was looming. The Sixers were riding a three-game losing streak heading into […]Read more "Game recap: Sixers continue their losing ways against the Bucks"
With the 2020 NBA trade deadline now coming to a close, the Sixers will have to round out the rest of their roster by releasing some of their current players. While more moves may be coming in the near future, as of right now Trey Burke is the only victim of a release. Trey Burke […]Read more "Instant analysis: Sixers waive Trey Burke"
In what could be the start to a flurry of last-second moves by the Sixers front office, they have officially traded James Ennis III to the Orlando Magic. After acquiring both Alec Burks and Glenn Robinson III from the Warriors, it was expected that one of the team’s backup wing players would be on the […]Read more "Instant analysis: Sixers trade Ennis to Magic in exchange for draft pick"