Even with the NBA season still in a hiatus, Al Horford’s name continues to be brought up in trade discussions. In the latest rumor (initially reported on by Justin Grasso of Sports Illustrated), former NBA executive John Hollinger suggested Al Horford be moved for Harrison Barnes of the Sacramento Kings. After playing a crucial role […]Read more "Former NBA exec has Sixers’ Al Horford being traded for Harrison Barnes"
With the NBA season suspended, there are plenty of trade rumors, scenarios, & ideas going around to pass the time. Some seem to hold water while others might be a bit more questionable. In our new series, “Counteroffer,” we’ll take a look at some recent Sixers trade rumors, analyze them, and present a counter offer […]Read more "Counteroffer: Al Horford to Houston?"
Although he failed to make the All-Star game this season, Bradley Beal is easily having the best year of his career. Not only is he averaging an eye-popping 30.5 points per game, but he’s also seen his assist numbers rise to a career-high 6.1 per game. Despite being surrounded by a serious lack of talent […]Read more "Is trading for Bradley Beal a realistic possibility for the Sixers?"
“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"
Brett Brown’s Sixers faced a tough task against the Los Angeles Lakers. Missing Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, the team was also missing Josh Richardson, making that three injured starters. Without surprise, the Sixers fell to the Lakers and were bullied by LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Al Horford was overwhelmed against Davis (who can […]Read more "GR3 Explodes for 25 as Sixers Fall to Lakers"
Reports have begun circling around the NBA that the Sixers will in fact be exploring opportunities to move off of Al Horford this summer. This is a pretty significant shift in mindset from the Sixers’ front office, considering that less than a month ago the team wasn’t even picking up the phone on Horford-related offers […]Read more "Sixers reportedly open to trading Al Horford this offseason"
The Sixers locker room culture has come under fire for years now. Fans have been critical of the way Brett Brown interacts with his players, and former/current players alike have publicly criticized the team’s operations. Following back-to-back blowout losses to the Celtics and the Heat (and a brutal loss to the Hawks), it appears things […]Read more "What next for the Sixers after Al Horford’s lapse of judgement?"
Let me get two things out of the way before we dive into this topic. First, it’s incredibly unlikely that Elton Brand and the 76ers are looking to trade away Al Horford. The team committed 100+ million dollars to him this offseason, and the concept of bailing on him after just 42 games is a […]Read more "3 blockbuster trades that would see the Sixers moving on from Al Horford"