The Start of an Era The NBA has become a three-point shooter’s league. Larry Brown hates the 3-point shot, while the beloved Gregg Popovich has begrudgingly accepted as a necessary part of today’s NBA game. What was once a rare commodity among basketball players has become a key to success in today’s game. After times […]Read more "What Ben Simmons’ new 3-pt shot means for the Sixers in 2019"
It’s the end of September and that means it’s time for the NBA discussions to begin. The Sixers are usually left out of conversations involving NBA powerhouses, but this may be the year that changes. Ben Simmons What people tend to forget in regard to Simmons, is that he’s been learning how to play the […]Read more "Five biggest X-factors in igniting a Sixers title run"
After a busy offseason over the past couple of months, the 76ers have made one thing clear: they have fully entered win-now mode. After extending superstar Ben Simmons and signing Tobias Harris to a multi-year deal, the 76ers now have a core of four superstars in Simmons, Embiid, and Harris. It is obvious that they […]Read more "Would the Sixers be wise to take a look at Carmelo Anthony?"
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 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"
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?"
After an odd draft in which the Sixers willingly traded all but two of their draft picks. Elton Brand is still standing strong on the notion that it didn’t make sense to add 5 young players to an established team. How established is this team though? Currently, on the roster, the Sixers have Embid, Simmons, […]Read more "Is it really a ‘now or never’ offseason for the Sixers?"
For all of the nonsense of the past year in the world of the Philadelphia 76ers, it was a shame to watch it come down to Kawhi Leonards last second, buzzer beater, bouncing around the rim and finally dropping in to send the Sixers home, again. As disheartening as the loss was and I’m sure […]Read more "How the Sixers can finally complete ‘The Process’"