George Hill has only played 17 games for the Sixers but he’s already shown why the team was so anxious to acquire him before the playoffs. Many were curious about what the Philadelphia 76ers were going to do at the NBA’s trade deadline. The team was clearly still short of some scoring, shooting, guard defense, […]Read more "Adding George Hill Was Absolutely The Right Move For Sixers"
Host Zach Ciavolella is joined by Jake Fischer, author of “Built To Lose” to discuss how the Sixers tanking era transformed the NBA. On the 15th episode of The Baseline Scoop, Zach Ciavolella is joined by author Jake Fischer to discuss his new book, the Sam Hinkie era, and how the Philadelphia 76ers changed the […]Read more "Sixers Podcast: Author Jake Fischer Joins The Baseline Scoop"
Could Philadelphia 76ers’ guard/forward Matisse Thybulle buck the trend and earn All-Defensive team honors as a role player? In his sophomore campaign in Philly, Matisse Thybulle has been the exact type of defensive hound that the team hoped he could be when they acquired him in a draft-night swap. On a nightly basis, his twitchy […]Read more "Could Matisse Thybulle Buck Trend, Earn All-Defensive Honors?"
Joel Embiid dominated offensively, but the Sixers barely held on against a Pelicans team, missing both Zion Williams and Brandon Ingram. The Sixers managed to hold the lead at the sound of the last buzzer, but once again, the team nearly dropped a game against lower competition after maintaining a large lead. After leading by 16 points […]Read more "Sixers Barely Hold On Against The Zion-less Pelicans"
The gang is back together for the Sixers as they look to overcome an Atlanta Hawks team that will be without their star, Trae Young. As the Sixers prepare for the final stretch of the regular season, the team is looking about as healthy as they have all year, and the timing couldn’t be better. […]Read more "Healthy Sixers Look To Overcome Hobbled Hawks"
It was a hard-fought game against the Warriors, but the Sixers came up short in the end. Revisiting the good, bad, and ugly from the game. Joel Embiid shined, then faltered, meanwhile Steph Curry took the Sixers’ defense for a 49 point ride. It was quite the night for the Sixers that just, unfortunately, resulted […]Read more "The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly In The Sixers Loss Versus Warriors"
Ben Simmons found himself in the headlines once again as he had some very choice words about Rudy Gobert and the NBA’s DPOY race. You can’t say that race hasn’t been interesting between Simmons’ constant jawing, Joel Embiid’s recent comments, or the league’s blind loyalty to Rudy Gobert. While Gobert is far and away the favorite, what Ben Simmons has been […]Read more "Ben Simmons Talks a Lot, Now It’s Time For Him To Back It Up"
The Sixers will be looking to trim their lineup down ahead of their playoffs and Furkan Korkmaz appears on the cusp. Does he make the cut? It feels as if it has been forever since Furkan Korkmaz was drafted by the Sixers with the 26th pick in 2016. The 6’7” small forward has been through a lot […]Read more "Is Furkan Korkmaz a Part of the Sixers’ Playoff Plans?"
A 39-point performance from Joel Embiid helped the Sixers to cruise past the Nets in a potential Eastern Conference Finals preview. It may not have been the Eastern Conference Finals Preview that was expected, but the Sixers took on the Nets for the third time this season. Despite being without James Harden and Kevin Durant, the Brooklyn […]Read more "Joel Embiid Dominates As Sixers Hold-On Against The Nets"
The Sixers find themselves back in the win column after quieting the Oklahoma City Thunder thanks to Furkan Korkmaz’s big game. Just a shellacking of a game tonight as Joel Embiid put up an impressive 27 points in 27 minutes. It wasn’t the most surprising game in terms of the end result, but that doesn’t […]Read more "Sixers Silence Thunder Behind Korkmaz’s Big Night"