In 2018, Elton Brand and the rest of the 76ers’ front office were able to construct a truly dominant starting five. The group of Embiid, Simmons, Harris, Butler, and Redick all averaged over 16.5 points per game, and their elite level of production carried the Sixers deep into the Eastern Conference playoffs. However, with Brand […]Read more "Who should be the Sixers backup PG when the season begins?"
Let’s Recap: Remembering back to last season, the Philadelphia 76ers rolled out a starting lineup of a jump shot-less Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Dario Saric, Robert Covington, and Markelle Fultz. After a couple of big trades, general manager Elton Brand made a splash for Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris. Odds for the Sixers to win […]Read more "What should we expect from the Sixers this season?"
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"
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"
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"
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?"