That’s four wins in a row now for the Sixers as they take sole possession of the top seed in the Eastern Conference over the Brooklyn Nets. It wasn’t pretty; in fact, it was far more difficult than it should have been, but the Sixers pulled out a win against the Spurs. There were points […]Read more "Ben Simmons Saves The Day As Sixers Earn Fourth Straight Win"
The Sixers will look to carry the momentum of three straight blowout victories into tonight’s matchup with the Spurs as the season winds down. Now riding a three-game winning streak in which each game was won by an average of just over 32 points per game, the Sixers look to remain hot tonight. Even considering […]Read more "Streaking Sixers Look to Stay Hot in Matchup with Spurs"
After securing a victory and officially punching their ticket to the playoffs on Wednesday, the Sixers are back in action to face the Atlanta Hawks again tonight. The first game was a dominant 127-83 victory for the Sixers in which the Hawks were held to a season-low in points scored. This will be the Hawks’ […]Read more "Sixers looking to keep momentum against a banged-up Hawks team"
The Sixers found themselves breaking a four-game losing streak as they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder by a score of 120-90. Celebrate the Sixers win by grabbing some 76ers merch from FOCO! Ben Simmons made his long-awaited return after missing the past four games due to an illness. While he may not have exactly dominated, he was […]Read more "Simmons Returns As Sixers Cruise To An Easy Win"
Sixers host the reigning champs tonight. After a pretty underwhelming (albeit Embiid-less) loss to the Detroit Pistons on Monday night, the Sixers get to quickly turnaround and host the defending NBA champions tonight. The Western Conference-leading LA Lakers sit at a commanding 14-4, showing no signs of a “Finals hangover” this far. Here’s what you […]Read more "3 key things to watch for during Sixers-Lakers showdown"
Ben Simmons has consistently made headlines in the basketball world since his early teenage years. Before Zion Williamson, Simmons was the latest young player to be placed on the impossible pedestal of the next NBA superstar. He was the consensus #1 player in his class from the time rankings began and his stock only rose […]Read more "Ben Simmons will take the Sixers as far as they allow him to"
Ben Simmons has had sky-high expectations for his time on the basketball court since he was a teenager. Hype videos surfaced of him taking the ball coast-to-coast and dunking in a way that should be impossible for a guy his size. This, of course, made those videos go viral for years. Simmons was given the […]Read more "Is There a Deeper Cause of Ben Simmons’ Recent Struggles?"
Doc Rivers made his first major addition to the Sixers organization by hiring Dave Joerger as an assistant coach. Joerger is a very talented X’s and O’s coach, especially on the defensive end. He has a solid resume and should complement Doc Rivers very well in what will turn out to be an extremely impactful […]Read more "Does Joerger’s arrival hurt the Sixers’ chances at landing Buddy Hield?"
Ben Simmons and Blake Griffin are vastly different styles of players. However, Griffin may have been exactly the preparation for what it takes to get the most out of the Sixers’ current 24-year old star. Under Doc Rivers, Blake Griffin developed from the high-flying dunker to the well-balanced player that is seen today. Simmons’ ceiling […]Read more "How Blake Griffin May Have Prepared Doc Rivers For Ben Simmons"
About a week ago, my friend David Esser wrote a piece highlighting the Ben Simmons’ injury. In this article, David questioned if Alec Burks could help fill the void that was being created due to Simmons not playing. As Dave also notes, “Burks has really struggled to land a solidified role with the Sixers since […]Read more "Could Alec Burks be just what the Sixers need right now?"