Fresh off a win against the Washington Wizards, the Sixers will next look to take down Andre Drummond and the Detroit Pistons. Starting the season with playoff aspirations, injuries have slowed the Pistons to a near standstill. Blake Griffin and Reggie Jackson have both missed major time this season and Derrick Rose always feels like […]Read more "Game Preview: Sixers aiming to stall Pistons in Detroit"
Back on November 8th, the Sixers wrapped up their road trip woes against the Denver Nuggets. After leading by as many as 21 points in that game. However, Nikola Jokic led the charge to a Nuggets walk-off win. The Sixers played that game without Ben Simmons, and are expected to not have Josh Richardson for […]Read more "The Tip-Off: Philadelphia 76ers Plan to Avenge painful Loss Against Denver Nuggets"
My father always had the same two sayings when watching the Sixers. He’d say “Basketball is a game of runs”, or “Remember, ebb and flow” (referring to the rhythmic back and forth nature of the game). Far too often, we are witnessing the Sixers fall victim to the “ebbs” of basketball or being on the […]Read more "Diagnosing the Sixers’ struggles: Joel Embiid"
Philadelphia. The greatest city on Earth has one word that can truly encompass the true meaning of it. That word is passion. Philadelphia fans are the most passionate fans on the planet. Ask anyone outside the fan base. They may say they hate them; they may say they think they’re “trash.” In the wise words […]Read more "Why Sixers’ Mike Scott may be the most “Philly” guy of our generation"
Last night was sorely a missed opportunity for the Sixers. The Philadelphia 76ers failed to avenge themselves in their first visit to the Scotiabank arena since being knocked out of the playoffs last season. The banged-up, shorthanded Raptors team conquered the Sixers, 101-96. Top Performers Josh Richardson: 25 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist Tobias Harris: […]Read more "Sixers come up short against injured Raptors"
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"
After dropping their last four games on the road, the 76ers were really looking for a bounce-back win in Oklahoma on Friday night. However, due to poor offensive rhythm, a lack of aggressiveness, and an overall sloppiness, the Sixers failed to end their road losing streak. This time falling to the Thunder by a score […]Read more "Sixers lose their fifth-straight road game in disappointing fashion"
Ben Simmons. A name in Philadelphia sports that generates more controversy than what you see at your average political debate. But what could one expect? After all, the 76ers committed a #1 overall pick and $180 million dollars to a guy who more or less can’t shoot a basketball. Following an offseason of Instagram highlights […]Read more "Ben Simmons: The Jump Shot is not the Problem"
The Philadelphia 76ers (5-2) will look to avoid a three-game West coast sweep while facing the Denver Nuggets (5-2). The game will tip-off at 9 p.m. EST, with coverage beginning at 8:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Philadelphia. Radio coverage will be on 97.5 The Fanatic. The Ben Simmons-less Sixers are five-point underdogs with an over/under […]Read more "The Tip-Off: 76ers looking to avoid three straight losses without Simmons"
Disclaimer: This piece is strictly by the numbers. The eye test is unable to play a factor as the author was two years old at the time. This article is strictly analyzing data prior to and including the 2001 season and opinions are drawn from that. Lineups are assumed based off of most games started […]Read more "How does this year’s Sixers team compare to 2001’s legendary group?"