The Sixers will have multiple players in the All-Star Game for the third consecutive year as Ben Simmons made his third All-Star Game. The All-Star Reserves were announced tonight, with The Athletic’s Shams Charania breaking the news a half-hour earlier than expected. Making the list was Sixers’ star, Ben Simmons who is in the midst of a […]Read more "Sixers Instant Analysis: Simmons in, Harris Snubbed for All-Star Game"
It’s official. After a start to the season that has been worthy of MVP consideration, Sixers big-man Joel Embiid has been named an all-star. Through 23 games this season, Embiid is averaging a career-high in minutes and with good reason. Currently sitting on an average of a career-high 29 points per game, the center is […]Read more "Joel Embiid named an NBA All-star for the fourth-straight year"
After back-to-back victories over the Heat, the Sixers return to the court to take on the Memphis Grizzlies for the first time this season. The Grizzlies have had a disappointing start to the season sitting at 10th in the Western Conference with a record of 5-6. The Grizzlies play a much slower pace than the […]Read more "Sixers, Without Embiid, Look To Continue Their Win Streak vs. Grizzlies"
Over the past week, the Sixers have been forced to get creative in their lineups due to the contact tracing rules the NBA has put in place. After Seth Curry received a positive Covid test, Tobias Harris, Shake Milton, Matisse Thybulle, and Vincent Poirier were all forced to quarantine away from the team. On top […]Read more "Sixers’ ‘Covid’ Roster Brings Back Feelings of “The Process”"
The Sixers are back at it again tonight in the second of two games against the Miami Heat. According to the initial NBA Injury Report, the Sixers had four names upgraded to probable ahead of tonight’s game. Tobias Harris, Shake Milton, Matisse Thybulle, and Terrence Ferguson were all listed as probable and even if only […]Read more "Have the stars aligned for the Sixers to beat the Heat again?"
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"