As we get closer and closer to a return to NBA action, the potential to finally see this year’s Sixers team go to work in the playoffs is becoming a reality. A squad that was built primarily around the idea of postseason success, everyone should be 100% healthy and ready to go should the season […]Read more "Could there be a few surprises in the Sixers’ playoff rotation?"
Brett Brown held a virtual press conference via Zoom this past Friday, and while everyone was lasered in on his comments regarding the playoffs, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, etc., Brett made a small remark that seemingly went under the radar. Prior to the league’s suspension, Milton was absolutely lighting it up for the 76ers. He […]Read more "Expect a bigger role for Sixers’ Shake Milton when the NBA returns"
During the Philadelphia 76ers’ infamous “Process” days, the team had a habit of going quite heavy on the center position. In fact, during the three seasons in which general manager Sam Hinkie was employed, the Sixers ran through a total of eight different big men. While the organization eventually hit the jackpot and landed Joel […]Read more "Rewinding the Process: What happened to Henry Sims?"
Unless we’re talking about the New York Knicks or the Washington Redskins, it’s rare for a team’s general manager to tip important information to the media. However, during a conference call that I underwent with Sixers’ GM Elton Brand on Tuesday, it seems he may have just given us an important clue… During the call, […]Read more "Did GM Elton Brand reveal the Sixers’ draft plans?"
As we continue to look back on some of the best Sixers games from the season thus far, it’s a no-brainer that we include Korkmaz’ game-winner in Portland. Even with Joel Embiid out due to suspension, the 76ers found a way to get it done (with some help from an unlikely hero)… Four games into […]Read more "Top 5 Sixers Games of the Year: Korkmaz’ game-winner"
Christian Wood had one of the strangest starts to his basketball career. Despite being a projected late first-round draft pick, the 6’ 10” forward slipped completely out of the 2015 NBA draft. After participating in the Summer League with the Houston Rockets, Wood was signed to the 76ers in late September. Then, things got a […]Read more "Rewinding the Process: Christian Wood’s strange path to NBA success"
Coming off a disastrous 19 win season the year before, the 76ers entered the 2014 NBA draft looking to add to their very young core. Already led by a Syracuse guard in Michael Carter Williams, Sam Hinkie and the rest of the front office felt it was only right to pair him up with a […]Read more "Rewinding the process: Jerami Grant, the one that got away"
The drafting of Joel Embiid in 2014 is what most people view as the most important piece to the 76ers rebuild. Literally nicknamed “The Process”, Embiid completely turned a dying franchise around. He’s now a 3x All-Star, a 2x All-NBA Second Team member, and a 2x All-NBA Defensive Second Team member. Without him, it’s unlikely […]Read more "What if the Sixers never drafted Joel Embiid?"
Those pesky Buddy Hield-Sixers rumors just won’t seem to go away will they? With the entire world sitting at home for the moment, the Sacramento Kings shooting guard took to Instagram to express his current thought *process*… While you may be quick to write this off ast Hield talking about weathering the current storm we’re […]Read more "Sixers: Exploring the realism of a Buddy Hield trade"
With the NBA season still on pause and it’s status up in the air, the next best thing to direct our attention to is the NBA draft. Following the series that my colleague, David Esser, started with his Jalen Smith analysis, next up in PhillySportsNetwork’s prospect chain is Tre Jones. Tre Jones- Duke University The […]Read more "Sixers’ Draft Preview: Tre Jones"