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?"
The Philadelphia Sixers (5-0) are looking to ride their momentum following a buzzer-beater three to beat the Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Their next test is against the red-hot Phoenix Suns (4-2) on Monday night. The game will tip-off at 9 p.m. EST, with coverage beginning at 8:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Philadelphia. Radio coverage […]Read more "The Tip-Off: Sixers look to stay perfect while visiting Phoenix"
The Philadelphia 76ers (4-0) will start their four-game stretch of away games, tipping off against the Portland Trailblazers (3-2) at 10 p.m. EST. The game can be watched on NBC sports Philadelphia, as listeners can catch the game on Philadelphia’s 97.5 The Fanatic. The Embiid-less Sixers are 1.5-point underdogs with the over/under set at 220. […]Read more "The Tip-Off: Can the Sixers stop Damian Lillard’s historic scoring run?"
Overview After a spectacular 3-0 start for the 76ers, with all three wins coming against Eastern Conference foes, they now embark on a five-game Western Conference battle. First on that list? The similarly undefeated Minnesota Timberwolves (3-0). The Wednesday night match-up kicks off at 7:00 PM EST tonight and will be at the Wells Fargo […]Read more "Game Preview: What to expect from Sixers vs Timberwolves tonight"
Player of the Game Joel Embiid – 36 points 13 rebounds and 10/10 FT First Half We’re three games into the 2019-20 season and for the third game in a row, the Sixers came out sluggish. Joel Embiid coming off a high ankle sprain was just not quite himself and the defense was uncharacteristically soft. […]Read more "Game recap: Sixers send Hawks away empty-handed and keep unbeaten streak alive"