Joel Embiid ended last season with something to prove. His team was four bounces away from overtime and a potential Game 7 win against the eventual NBA Champions. Embiid was extremely emotional after the game and let us in on a quick moment showing the humanity of the sport. It’s this that is often lost. […]Read more "Playoff heartbreak may have sparked an offseason of change for Sixers’ Joel Embiid"
The Sixers are looking to once again improve their roster. 17-year veteran Joe Johnson will be working out for the Sixers today in an attempted NBA comeback. Johnson played for the Houston Rockets last season. In 23 appearances, Johnson averaged six points in 22 minutes. Johnson was recently named MVP of the Big3 basketball league […]Read more "Sixers Working Out 7-Time All-Star: Everything you need to know"
This offseason has been filled with Mike Scott guest appearances and Ben Simmons workout videos. While Scott and Simmons have been in the public eye we wonder, where is Joel Embiid? Why haven’t we heard anything? Is he working out or sipping Shirley Temples in his study? Joel Embiid has had questions about his diet […]Read more "Where has Sixers star Joel Embiid been this offseason?"
Tobias Harris is one of the most curious cases in the NBA. Harris averaged 20ppg with 7.9 rebounds while shooting 39.7% from three, but seemed to slump after a mid-season trade. A well-traveled player, Harris came to the 76ers on February 6th, 2019. Being known for his ability to score since his early career, Harris […]Read more "Can Tobias Harris reach his all-star ceiling with the Sixers in 2019?"
The NBA released the full schedule for the 2019-2020 season last Monday. As a team with heavy expectations, the Sixers will be fun to watch regardless of the opponent. With that being said, there will, of course, be some games more exciting than others. Here are my top five most anticipated games for the upcoming […]Read more "Five matchups every Sixers fan should be excited for in 2019"
Mike Scott is a man of the people, or at least the people of Philadelphia. It’s not that often that a player comes to a new town and takes over in the way that Scott has. Scott was traded to the Sixers along with Tobias Harris and Boban Marjanovic in an apparent “win now” move. […]Read more "How Mike Scott rose to become one of the Sixers’ most beloved players"
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?"
If you watch Matisse Thybulle’s game, you’ll notice just how important defense is to him. He is a defender through and through and that’s what he hangs his hat on. Like most quality defenders, Thybulle worked tirelessly to become the stopper that he is. Named after artist Henri Matisse, Thybulle was born on March 4th, […]Read more "Sixers’ rookie Matisse Thybulle is poised to become dominant on defense"
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"