Tobias Harris is one of the most curious cases in the NBA. Harris averaged 20ppg with 7.9 rebounds while shooting 39.7% from three, but seemed to slump after a mid-season trade. A well-traveled player, Harris came to the 76ers on February 6th, 2019. Being known for his ability to score since his early career, Harris […]Read more "Can Tobias Harris reach his all-star ceiling with the Sixers in 2019?"
The NBA released the full schedule for the 2019-2020 season last Monday. As a team with heavy expectations, the Sixers will be fun to watch regardless of the opponent. With that being said, there will, of course, be some games more exciting than others. Here are my top five most anticipated games for the upcoming […]Read more "Five matchups every Sixers fan should be excited for in 2019"
If you watch Matisse Thybulle’s game, you’ll notice just how important defense is to him. He is a defender through and through and that’s what he hangs his hat on. Like most quality defenders, Thybulle worked tirelessly to become the stopper that he is. Named after artist Henri Matisse, Thybulle was born on March 4th, […]Read more "Sixers’ rookie Matisse Thybulle is poised to become dominant on defense"
The Sixers are big. They’re really big…but enough of that storyline. Brett Brown will have the opportunity to toy with several small ball lineups without sacrificing production, which is something he didn’t have last season. Let’s take a look at some potential “Death Squad” lineups the Sixers could deploy: Lineup 1 Ben Simmons, Zhaire Smith, […]Read more "Potential small-ball lineups the Sixers should explore"
The Philadelphia 76ers have a rich history in the NBA, ranking third in both regular-season and post-season wins. The Sixers also have had a long list of Hall of Fame talent over the years. Wilt the Stilt, Dr. J, Charles Barkley, Allen Iverson, and so many others have played for this storied franchise. In recent […]Read more "Sixers go way back For Throwback Thursday, dropping ‘classic edition’ jersey teaser"
One of the main focuses not only surrounding the Philadelphia 76ers, but gaining a lot of attention around the NBA, is the evidence that Ben Simmons is working on improving his jump shot. In a video that surfaced on Twitter, Simmons was playing a pickup game, and while he did drive the hoop for the […]Read more "Mike Scott sees “Hall Of Famer” potential in Sixers teammate Ben Simmons"
Ben Simmons is an astounding athlete. At 6’10” (Coach Brett Brown claims him to be closer to 7’0”), 240 pounds, he has established himself as one of the leagues premier facilitators in the NBA at the young age of 23 and he’s also an unforgiving defender as he was ranked second among point guards in […]Read more "How should Sixers fans really feel About the Ben Simmons hype videos?"
Let’s get it out of the way quickly because it’s common knowledge: Ben Simmons needs a jump shot. Okay. Breathe in and breathe out. He’s only 22 years old and has a whole bright future ahead. The Philadelphia 76ers offered the max deal to Jimmy Butler, but Butler wanted out to the Miami Heat. I […]Read more "Simmons’ max contract is a stamp of approval from Sixers GM Elton brand"
After losing perennial all-star Jimmy Butler- who ranked second on the team in points per game (18.3)- to the Miami Heat earlier in the offseason, the Sixers now must fill their beta dog vacancy in HC Brett Brown’s offense. There is no shortage of options, of course, as the Sixers boast arguably the best team […]Read more "Will 2019 see the next evolution of Sixers’ Tobias Harris?"
In a move that has been anticipated all offseason long, the Sixers officially retain the services of 2016’s number one overall pick, Ben Simmons. The Aussie was heading into the final year of his rookie deal and the Sixers saw no need to let him play out that season and run the risk of losing […]Read more "Report: Ben Simmons agrees to five-year max contract extension with Sixers"