Entering the 2018 NBA draft, Texas Tech guard Zhaire Smith was a player high on the 76ers’ draft board. While not necessarily known for his scoring ability (averaged just 11.3 ppg in college), Zhaire was an intriguing prospect due to his elite defense and “jump out of the gym” athleticism. He made the Big-12 All-Defensive […]Read more "Eyes on the future: What’s up with Sixers guard Zhaire Smith?"
“I’d love to be an All Star. It’s a goal of mine as a player” -Tobias Harris following Friday night’s win over the New Orleans Pelicans After Tobias Harris received a $180 million dollar max contract this past offseason, a common criticism of the deal was the fact that Harris had never been selected to […]Read more "Tobias Harris is living up to his contract & playing like an All-Star"
Earlier in the season, during a game between the Philadelphia 76ers and Minnesota Timberwolves, years of showboating and trash-talking between star big men Joel Embiid and Karl Anthony-Towns finally came to a boiling point. The two engaged in a brief but quite physical altercation on the court, resulting in a pair of suspensions. Since that […]Read more "A reserved Joel Embiid is bad news for the Sixers"
This past summer, the Sixers invested in a forward coming off a career year split between them, and the Clippers. Back in July, the Philadelphia 76ers gave Tobias Harris the fifth-largest contract in NBA history. His five-year, $180 million deal extension keeps him under team control through 2024, with no player option. Harris has never […]Read more "Philadelphia 76ers’ Tobias Harris is Proving His Worth"
Right on cue, the Philadelphia 76ers have begun exploring potential bench upgrades via trade. Their top priority right now? Jordan Clarkson. According to Sports Illustrated’s NBA Insider Sam Amico (@AmicoHoops), the Sixers have expressed “high interest” in the 27-year-old combo guard. The Sixers are a team that are obviously looking to contend, and with that […]Read more "Should the Sixers be all-in on Jordan Clarkson?"
“The fans will never come back,” they said. “The process will ruin the franchise forever,” they said. Philadelphia fans pride themselves in their passion and dedication and sought to prove those haters wrong. Well, Philadelphia, you have done just that. Sixers: Home, Sweet Home As we reflect on the fifth season since “the Process,” the […]Read more "To the City of Brotherly Love: The Sixers thank you"
Despite appearing to be a solid player at times, Furkan Korkmaz is consistently proving to be a liability for the Philadelphia 76ers. Entering the 2019-20 NBA season, Elton Brand and the rest of the Sixers front office had quite a daunting task on their hands, replacing JJ Redick. For two straight seasons, Redick was one […]Read more "It’s Time for the Furkan Korkmaz Experiment to End"
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"
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"