Newest Sixer Trey Burke may not be a household name but there are reasons to be excited about is arrival. Burke is a traditionally streaky player who can seamlessly walk that line between spot starter and spark off the bench. Acting as a backup ball-handler and a shot-making combo guard, Burke can hopefully fill a […]Read more "Getting to know Sixers PG Trey Burke"
Ben Simmons is an astounding athlete. At 6’10” (Coach Brett Brown claims him to be closer to 7’0”), 240 pounds, he has established himself as one of the leagues premier facilitators in the NBA at the young age of 23 and he’s also an unforgiving defender as he was ranked second among point guards in […]Read more "How should Sixers fans really feel About the Ben Simmons hype videos?"
The push to solidify the bench continues for the Sixers, with reports citing that Philadelphia is signing backup point guard Trey Burke. This move is an interesting one as there could be some real value here. Although his career has seen plenty of highs and lows, his stint with the New York Knicks and shooting […]Read more "Instant analysis: Sixers may have found hidden value in signing Trey Burke"
The Sixers’ pursuit of building a solid bench continues with yet another ‘Woj Bomb’. This time, Philly has signed former draftee Furkan Korkmaz to a two-year deal. This contract is interesting given that the young forward seemed intent on forcing a trade due to a lack of playing time. A flurry of moves and an […]Read more "Instant analysis: Sixers to re-sign Furkan Korkmaz"
Let’s get it out of the way quickly because it’s common knowledge: Ben Simmons needs a jump shot. Okay. Breathe in and breathe out. He’s only 22 years old and has a whole bright future ahead. The Philadelphia 76ers offered the max deal to Jimmy Butler, but Butler wanted out to the Miami Heat. I […]Read more "Simmons’ max contract is a stamp of approval from Sixers GM Elton brand"
After losing perennial all-star Jimmy Butler- who ranked second on the team in points per game (18.3)- to the Miami Heat earlier in the offseason, the Sixers now must fill their beta dog vacancy in HC Brett Brown’s offense. There is no shortage of options, of course, as the Sixers boast arguably the best team […]Read more "Will 2019 see the next evolution of Sixers’ Tobias Harris?"
In a move that has been anticipated all offseason long, the Sixers officially retain the services of 2016’s number one overall pick, Ben Simmons. The Aussie was heading into the final year of his rookie deal and the Sixers saw no need to let him play out that season and run the risk of losing […]Read more "Report: Ben Simmons agrees to five-year max contract extension with Sixers"
Okay, as of July 11th, 2019, it is time for the Brooklyn Nets, the Boston Celtics, the Indiana Pacers, the Toronto Raptors, and the Milwaukee Bucks to circle every date that they play the Philadelphia 76ers. On this day, James Ennis III discussed why he chose to sign back with the Sixers. “The East is […]Read more "James Ennis III has called the Sixers shot but will he avoid ‘comment karma’?"
The Sixers have approached free agency in a very unique way, going big when the rest of the league is going small and focusing heavily on bench depth after such sporadic production one year ago. The process so far has earned glowing praise from fans and analysts around the league, but they’re lacking in one […]Read more "Three ‘bargain bucket’ shooting guards who the Sixers should target"
Sadly the Sixers lost their second game of Summer League. It hurt a little more because it was a loss to the Boston Celtics. Even though the Sixers lost, the point of Summer League is to see what young talent the Sixers have. A lot of the observations made were the same from game one. […]Read more "A look back at the second Sixers Summer League Game"