The Sixers are at perhaps one of the biggest crossroads they have faced since “The Process”. They will have to navigate the upcoming playoffs without All-Star Ben Simmons and perhaps a hobbled Joel Embiid. The team could face a potential first-round exit without Simmons. Such an early dismissal from the playoffs could bring Brett Brown’s […]Read more "Three paths that the Sixers could explore during the offseason"
The 76ers will no doubt be serious buyers at the trade deadline. They have an excess of 2nd round picks and a strong desire to strengthen their bench. There are some interesting trade targets that the Sixers could pursue but one player that specifically stands out as the perfect piece to add to the Sixers […]Read more "Could Davis Bertans be the Sixers’ missing piece?"
Disclaimer: Before you get further ahead, please be aware that I am in no way suggesting the 76ers should trade Joel Embiid. I personally believe that Simmons and Embiid should be allowed more time to figure things out. In no way, shape or form am I proposing that they trade Joel Embiid. Ok, now you […]Read more "The Ultimate Joel Embiid Fantasy Trade"
One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives, according to the World Health Organization. Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions. I am one of them. My name is Yamil Roman and I have been diagnosed with major depressive disorder, […]Read more "My Mental Health Journey: How Basketball helped save my life"
Philadelphia 76ers rookie Matisse Thybulle has had a very impressive preseason. He’s not only looked like one of the more NBA-ready rookies from his class but he’s looked like one of the best defenders in the entire league. Thybulle averaged 2.6 steals and 1.4 blocks through 5 preseason appearances. He was the only guard to […]Read more "Matisse Thybulle could be the Sixers’ Tayshaun Prince"
The Sixers added a lot of talent to their frontcourt this offseason. The team signed Al Horford to a 4-year deal and added Kyle O’Quinn as well. They also managed to resign Tobias Harris, James Ennis, and Mike Scott, providing even more frontcourt depth. Jonah Bolden, who showed some promise last season, suddenly finds himself […]Read more "Can Jonah Bolden crack the Sixers rotation this season?"
The Philadelphia 76ers have hired former NBA center Roy Hibbert as a player development coach, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Hibbert was a 2x All-Star with the Indiana Pacers and had a respectable 9 year NBA career. He’s mostly known for being a defensive anchor. He made the 2013-14 All-Defensive 2nd Team and […]Read more "Hiring Roy Hibbert could be a sneaky good move for the Sixers"
The Sixers are big. They’re really big…but enough of that storyline. Brett Brown will have the opportunity to toy with several small ball lineups without sacrificing production, which is something he didn’t have last season. Let’s take a look at some potential “Death Squad” lineups the Sixers could deploy: Lineup 1 Ben Simmons, Zhaire Smith, […]Read more "Potential small-ball lineups the Sixers should explore"
The Sixers once again have championship aspirations after adding Al Horford and Josh Richardson to their already blossoming core. Elton Brand has created a super-sized lineup that projects to be a defensive juggernaut in the upcoming season. Horford and Richardson fit nicely next to Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris on paper but what […]Read more "What if the Sixers new lineup doesn’t perform as expected?"
In a league that has been prioritizing small ball over the past few seasons, the Sixers are trending in the opposite direction. The team reconstructed their roster after losing JJ Redick to the New Orleans Pelicans and Jimmy Butler in a sign-and-trade to the Miami Heat. In return, the Sixers acquired two-way wing Josh Richardson […]Read more "Oversized Sixers are going against the tide in small ball era"