Ben Simmons has been through some tough times in Philadelphia since he was drafted by the Sixers back in 2016. There’s been a lot of pressure from fans and NBA experts alike on Simmons to be the driving force of the team and the guy who takes them (alongside fellow star Joel Embiid) to glory. […]Read more "Ben Simmons faced with the most important stretch of his young career"
Morey’s Sixers party isn’t over yet The Sixers look to be in a pretty comfortable position but that doesn’t mean the team can’t improve. Thankfully, when Daryl Morey banished Al Horford Oklahoma City, he created an $8.2 million trade exception by doing so. Trade exceptions allow teams to trade for one or more players without trading any of their […]Read more "Five More Trade Exception Targets The Sixers Should Pursue"
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sixers will be unable to play in tonight’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to ongoing contact tracing. This is the first Sixers game to be postponed in light of contact tracing, despite the team being massively shorthanded after Seth Curry’s COVID-19 diagnosis left the team in a vulnerable […]Read more "Sixers vs Thunder postponed due to contact tracing results"
Sixers couldn’t complete their comeback, falling to the Grizzlies by a score of 106-104. Entering the contest without their superstar big man (Embiid was out due to knee treatment/load management), the Sixers came out looking super flat against a Memphis Grizzlies squad that was seeing last year’s Rookie of the Year winner, Ja Morant, return […]Read more "Embiid-less Sixers fail to rally past Grizzlies in heroic comeback attempt"
The Sixers cruised to their second straight win over Miami on Thursday. After a Wednesday afternoon that was filled with trade rumors galore, the Sixers had to gather themselves for another showdown with the Miami Heat one day later. The Sixers finally got some reinforcements in the way of Tobias Harris, Shake Milton, and Matisse […]Read more "Shake Milton’s 31 points guide Sixers to easy blowout win"
Joel Embiid has asserted himself as one of, if not the best big man in the NBA this season. Starting with his 29 point eruption in the season opener against Washington, Embiid has done little in the way of slowing down since then. Through ten games, the talented center ranks in the top ten league-wide […]Read more "Why Joel Embiid is rapidly becoming an early MVP candidate"
Joel Embiid put on yet another MVP performance in Sixers win over Miami. With both rosters seriously depleted due to the NBA’s health and safety regulations, the Sixers and Heat squared off against each other on Tuesday in a game that somewhat resembled a preseason shoot around at times. The Sixers were without key players […]Read more "Three things we learned about the Sixers in thrilling OT win against Miami"
Despite the loss, Tyrese Maxey stole the show against Denver. It wasn’t a pretty loss, but it was ultimately a fun one. Due to the NBA’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols, the Sixers were left with just seven active players during today’s matchup against Denver. It was a game that was always set to end […]Read more "Tyrese Maxey makes team history during shorthanded Sixers loss"
Despite the Sixers only having six players not listed as questionable or out, they will attempt to take on the Denver Nuggets Saturday afternoon. To begin, let’s just address the Sixers’ elephant in the room. Thursday night, the Sixers’ put on a lackluster performance against the shorthanded Brooklyn Nets. Right before the game, new Sixer […]Read more "The Tip-Off: Shorthanded Sixers Look to Squeeze Past the Nuggets"
Typically, the conversations regarding Ben Simmons start and end with his lack of shooting. Rightly so, as a player with his talent level, you’d expect more from him. But, rarely does anyone give him credit for the other 90% of his game. His Sixers’ Journey When he came into the league, he was moved to […]Read more "Ben Simmons Is In the Perfect Position to Reach His Full Potential"