Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers are on the road and down in the birthplace of jazz to face off against the New Orleans…Pelicans. Ill-fitting names aside, the matchup will be a fun one as the team is welcomed by the ever buoyant Zion Williamson. The Pelicans aren’t at full strength, but even with that being the case, […]Read more "Philadelphia 76ers Headed to the Big Easy To Play Zion"
76ers star Joel Embiid returns to the lineup tonight as the team is set to take on Karl Anthony-Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves. After missing the last ten games with a bone bruise, Joel Embiid is finally returning to the Sixers lineup. In that time, the team managed a respectable 7-3 record, but their star big […]Read more "76ers Take On The Timberwolves In Joel Embiid’s Return"
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"
When Al Horford signed his 4-year max contract over the offseason, it came with high expectations. While it is no secret that Horford’s fit in Philly has not been ideal, the slate is clean as the season is set to resume. As was experimented with before the shutdown, Horford is expected to come off the […]Read more "Al Horford has a chance to shine for the Sixers in a new role"
Due to the lack of cap space that will be available this offseason, it is essential for the Sixers to find key role players in the draft. While it is unlikely they use all of them, the Sixers are equipped with 4 second-round picks in addition to the Thunder’s first-rounder in this year’s draft. Finding […]Read more "Could Sixers find the next TJ McConnell in the second round?"
The Philadelphia 76ers are expected to undergo quite a bit of roster turnover this upcoming offseason (whenever that occurs of course). Four players are on expiring contracts, and another few are expected to be made available via trade. Luckily for the Sixers, they’ll have an opportunity to add a first-round level talent to help replace […]Read more "Sixers’ Draft Preview: Nico Mannion"
“Who’s going to stop them?” Right? Wasn’t that everyone’s expectations heading into the 2019-2020 season? Boasting a brand new (and incredibly tall) starting five, the Sixers looked like the team to beat in the Eastern Conference. After stampeding past the Celtics on Opening Night, it seemed like everything was going according to plan. Fast forward […]Read more "The four Sixers most likely to be traded this offseason"
The NBA season is still suspended and we’re still here bringing you the prospects who just might be Sixers for the 2020-2021 season. We’ve talked about a few already and now we turn our attention to an especially exciting prospect. Thanks to the Markelle Fultz trade, the Sixers have a first round pick even though […]Read more "Sixers’ Draft Preview: Jahmi’us Ramsey"
The NBA is still stuck in a state of uncertainty, we have no idea if or when the season will resume. In the meantime, let’s have a little fun. We here at PhillySportsNetwork are bringing you a cavalcade of Sixers draft prospects to analyze some of the best fits. Thanks to the Markelle Fultz trade […]Read more "Sixers’ Draft Preview: Vernon Carey Jr."
In 2001 The Philadelphia 76ers were one of the best teams in the league. Allen Iverson was winning the All-Star MVP and regular season MVP awards, and leading the team through the playoffs. They would eventually get to the Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers. It was a great time to be a Sixers fan. […]Read more "Me, My Daughter, and A.I."