There’s no rush for the Sixers to hire their next HC. In a report delivered by 94 WIP’s Jon Johnson, it was revealed that the Sixers were “close” to a deal with Tyronn Lue to become their next head coach. While this announcement was somewhat backtracked on, it does seem like this is the route […]Read more "Sixers: Prematurely hiring Tyronn Lue would be a silly mistake"
About a week ago, my friend David Esser wrote a piece highlighting the Ben Simmons’ injury. In this article, David questioned if Alec Burks could help fill the void that was being created due to Simmons not playing. As Dave also notes, “Burks has really struggled to land a solidified role with the Sixers since […]Read more "Could Alec Burks be just what the Sixers need right now?"
The Playoffs are upon us and the Sixers will be matching up with their rivals, the Boston Celtics. The team will be without one of their stars after Ben Simmons underwent surgery on his kneecap. Without Simmons, many, even in Philadelphia, have seemingly given up on Philadelphia winning this series. That is certainly premature though […]Read more "What you need to know ahead of Sixers’ opening playoff game"
When Kyle O’Quinn signed his contract for a veteran’s minimum $2.1 million this offseason, it did not come with high expectations. The 29-year-old journeyman has never averaged more than 7.1 points per game nor has he started more than a handful of games. This year, O’Quinn averaged 10.6 minutes per game totaling 3.3 points, 3.9 […]Read more "The Curious Case of Kyle O’Quinn and an expanded playoff role"
The Sixers are at perhaps one of the biggest crossroads they have faced since “The Process”. They will have to navigate the upcoming playoffs without All-Star Ben Simmons and perhaps a hobbled Joel Embiid. The team could face a potential first-round exit without Simmons. Such an early dismissal from the playoffs could bring Brett Brown’s […]Read more "Three paths that the Sixers could explore during the offseason"
The Sixers are preparing for their final game before the playoffs begin. The team will go up against the Houston Rockets. It’s yet to be seen if Joel Embiid and James Harden will play but Ben Simmons and Russell Westbrook are confirmed to be out. Even though this game won’t affect the Sixers’ playoff seeding, […]Read more "What to Watch in Sixers’ Regular Season Finale Versus Rockets"
After nearly five months of not having a meaningful game, the Sixers have reminded their fans of just how up and down they can be. After Brett Brown and his team allowed TJ Warren to drop 53 points in a loss against Indiana, they did bounce back. To follow up that painful game, the Sixers rebounded with back […]Read more "Sixers aim to take down the reigning champion Raptors"
When Elton Brand made Al Horford one of the highest-paid Sixers of all time this past offseason, it was met with quite a bit of head-scratching and confusion. After 60+ plus games of lackluster performances and multiple trips to the bench, it’s looking like that $109 million contract may finally become of use. The Sixers […]Read more "Al Horford has to step up for Sixers during Joel Embiid’s absence"
The Sixers have won three games in a row, but their true test is just beginning. It was recently announced that Ben Simmons will have surgery on his left knee and likely miss the rest of the season (including the postseason). After the Sixers opening loss to the Pacers, the team bounced back to victories […]Read more "Sixers Look to Win Fourth-Straight Against Blazers"
When it was announced that Ben Simmons had partially dislocated his kneecap, a lot of people were quick to write off the Philadelphia 76ers season as a complete bust. Simmons had unequivocally been the Sixers best overall player throughout the regular season, and losing him for any extended period of time is a crushing blow […]Read more "Replacing Simmons is impossible, but Alec Burks is going to try"