Joining the likes of Joel Embiid, Zach Ertz, and a plethora of other Philadelphia sports figures, Sixers’ power forward/center Al Horford has made a quite hefty donation to support people currently being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Pledging sums of $500,000 US dollars to six different locations, Horford’s donation will no doubt help those in […]Read more "Al Horford donates $500k in COVID-19 relief aid"
Unfortunately, the NBA season is still at a standstill. With no end date in sight on the current suspension, many fans around the league have used this time to reflect on certain player’s performances during the 2019/20 season. Should LeBron or Giannis win MVP? Zion or Ja Morant for Rookie of the Year? In the […]Read more "Season in review: Al Horford"
For every good decision one makes in life, there’s usually a corresponding bad decision that follows at some point in time. This is no different when it comes to sports. While there are plenty of well-respected front office executives around the NBA (Pat Riley, Bob Myers, etc), even they are not immune to the ever […]Read more "Ranking the top 5 worst contracts in Sixers history"
After a four-game road trip, the Sixers were back in Philly taking on the Detroit Pistons. Joel Embiid made his much-anticipated return after missing the previous five games with a sprained shoulder. Josh Richardson also made his anticipated return after missing the previous three games with a concussion. Recap The Sixers came out ready to […]Read more "Five takeaways from Sixers’ Pummeling of Pistons"
Despite getting beat by both the LA Clippers and the LA Lakers earlier in the week, the Sixers had an opportunity to end their west coast road trip on a slight high note. Facing the “tanking” Warriors, Philly could escape the stretch of road games going 2-2, without three of their starters. Alas, in typical […]Read more "Takeaways from Sixers’ embarrassing defeat against the Warriors"
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"
As if the Sixers needed any more injury issues, they lost the second half of their superstar tandem Wednesday night. Late in the first quarter, Joel Embiid collided with Ante Zizic and came up holding his left shoulder. Embiid left the bench for the locker room and came back before returning again to the locker […]Read more "Injury Bug Bites Hard, Sixers Lose to Lowly Cavs"
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?"
Joel Embiid and the Sixers wasted a golden opportunity tonight. The team had the chance to finish the regular season undefeated against the Boston Celtics. It would been the first time since the 2000-2001 season that the Sixers had swept the Celtics but now they will have to wait at least another year. Most of […]Read more "What we learned in Sixers’ embarrassing loss to Celtics"