The Philadelphia 76ers are struggling. The team is having problems coming together as a unit and it is affecting their record. Expected to be the second-best team in the Eastern Conference, the Sixers would only be the fifth seed if the season ended today. Chemistry issues have made themselves very apparent and the team as […]Read more "Do the Sixers have an on-court chemistry issue?"
Even with Philadelphia’s rich reputation of being an obsessive “sports town”, very rarely has a player made such a big impact in such a short time as Jimmy Butler did with the 76ers. In a span of just 55 games, Butler went from being a pure idol to the Philly faithful, to now being one […]Read more "Jimmy Butler and the Sixers: Reflecting on a relationship rollercoaster"
With another disappointing game against the Toronto Raptors in the books, the Sixers will try to get back on track when the Sacramento Kings come to town. Joel Embiid in particular needs a bounce-back game as his zero-point performance against the Raptors quickly became a national story. Know your enemy Sacramento is a team currently […]Read more "Sixers look to stop bleeding against Kings"
The 76ers have now fallen to 11-6 on the year, firmly placing themselves at the “5th seed”. For a team that has championship aspirations, this is obviously not where people expected them to be. Although early in the season, the secret is seemingly out. This Philadelphia 76ers team is flawed. While we could sit here […]Read more "Early Trade Targets for the 76ers"
As the first month of the NBA season comes to a close, a surprise member of the 76ers is staking claim over the title “most consistent”. In terms of being consistent, there is one player that will definitely not come to the minds of most people. On a roster filled with talented individuals, such as […]Read more "James Ennis is becoming the Sixers’ most consistent player"
The Sixers were looking to turn things around as they faced the Charlotte Hornets. The team needed a win here as they finished their road trip with three straight losses. Starting an easier five-game swing, the Sixers had a chance to start on the right foot. First Quarter During the opening minutes, the Sixers continued […]Read more "Sixers sting Hornets to end losing streak"
Ben Simmons. A name in Philadelphia sports that generates more controversy than what you see at your average political debate. But what could one expect? After all, the 76ers committed a #1 overall pick and $180 million dollars to a guy who more or less can’t shoot a basketball. Following an offseason of Instagram highlights […]Read more "Ben Simmons: The Jump Shot is not the Problem"
Disclaimer: This piece is strictly by the numbers. The eye test is unable to play a factor as the author was two years old at the time. This article is strictly analyzing data prior to and including the 2001 season and opinions are drawn from that. Lineups are assumed based off of most games started […]Read more "How does this year’s Sixers team compare to 2001’s legendary group?"
The Philadelphia Sixers (5-0) are looking to ride their momentum following a buzzer-beater three to beat the Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Their next test is against the red-hot Phoenix Suns (4-2) on Monday night. The game will tip-off at 9 p.m. EST, with coverage beginning at 8:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Philadelphia. Radio coverage […]Read more "The Tip-Off: Sixers look to stay perfect while visiting Phoenix"
Right around this time every year, the NBA conducts a survey of their 32 general managers. A total of 50 questions are asked, including polls like “Which team will win the 2020 NBA Finals?” and “Who will win the 2019-2020 Kia MVP?” Now as it goes with the national sports media, the Philadelphia market is […]Read more "Was Sixers’ Joel Embiid snubbed in NBA’s yearly GM Survey?"