The Sixers took down the Jazz in an overtime thriller. Joel Embiid proved to be the difference-maker, pouring in 40 points and 19 rebounds. In an effort that should sink Rudy Gobert’s DPOY campaign, Embiid proved to be counted on for reliable points throughout. He also proved to continue to live rent-free in Donovan Mitchell’s head […]Read more "Sixers Show Toughness in Overtime Victory over Jazz"
In their final game before the all-star break, the Sixers will take on the Utah Jazz at 7:00 PM EST tonight. . Each team sits in first place in their respective conferences and will look to head into the break on a positive note. The Jazz will travel to Philly for this matchup and the […]Read more "Sixers Look to Avenge Loss in Second Matchup Against Jazz"
Despite their 67 bench points added last night, the Sixers currently rank 28th in the NBA in bench scoring with 33.2 points per game. While there have certainly have been bright moments with the youthful bench squad, it is clear that there are still holes that need to be addressed before the trade deadline passes […]Read more "Which Sixers bench players will feature heavily in playoff rotation?"
With an 8-8 away record, the Indiana Pacers aren’t exactly the leagues’ most intimidating team. However, in an instance where the Sixers are looking to gear-down as the All-Star run-in begins, this game was always going to be the perfect opportunity to try and get the bench going. That’s exactly what happened in the 130-114 […]Read more "Sixers bench show they can shoulder the load in dominant win over Pacers"
The last time these two teams met, we learned why Doc Rivers was an upgrade over Brett Brown. Back on January 31, the Pacers were dominating the Sixers, taking a 20 point lead, and had that with as little as eight minutes remaining. Doc Rivers made adjustments, putting the Sixers into a 2-3 defensive zone. […]Read more "Sixers-Pacers: What to Watch in Tonight’s Eastern Conference Clash"
The Sixers suffered a disappointing loss to the Cavaliers by a score of 112-109. Despite a 42-point performance from Joel Embiid, the Sixers were unable to secure a victory and suffered an overtime loss. First Half The Sixers started off sluggish once again tonight as shown by their 6 first-quarter turnovers. Showcasing his matching black […]Read more "Sixers show an emphasized need for bench scoring in loss to Cavs"
The Sixers are looking for their 23rd win tonight. Coming off back-to-back wins against the Toronto Raptors and the Dallas Mavericks, the first-place Sixers are looking to continue their momentum against a Cavaliers team that has already given them some trouble earlier in the year. Despite their 12-21 record, and their overall non-worrying roster makeup, […]Read more "Sixers looking for redemption against a sneaky-good Cavs team"
Despite a great showing out of the bench in last night’s win against the Mavs, the 76ers still have holes to address in their second-unit. While it may not be the big splash of adding Kyle Lowry, adding a floor-general to add the second unit could go a far way in minimizing the drop-off when […]Read more "Should the 76ers consider claiming Quinn Cook off waivers?"
The Sixers cruised to an easy victory against the Dallas Mavericks by a score of 111-97. Led by their defensive intensity and strong bench performances, the game was seemingly never in doubt. First Half The Sixers came out of the gates looking sluggish. Despite Boban Marjanovic getting the start for the Mavs, Joel Embiid scored […]Read more "Sixers cruise to dominant victory over Mavs thanks to strong bench effort"
Coming off a shaky road win over the Raptors, the Sixers will look to keep their momentum churning against Luka Doncic and the Mavericks. The Sixers won their first road win against the Raptors since way back when Doug Collins was the team’s head coach. The Sixers are looking to keep that momentum going against a Dallas Mavericks squad that hasn’t […]Read more "3 Key Storylines to Look Out for During Sixers-Mavericks"