The release of Norvel Pelle could signal some creative lineups for the Sixers in 2021. According to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia 76ers have officially waved backup center Norvel Pelle. The move frees up an additional $1.5 million for Daryl Morey to play with this offseason, but does create a glaring hole […]Read more "Release of Norvel Pelle opens up the door for creativity at backup center"
Daryl Morey gave some insight into the Sixers following the 2020 NBA Draft. After a ridiculously busy couple of hours for the Sixers President of Basketball Operations, Daryl Morey took some time to meet with the media after the draft. Albeit he was over 30 minutes late to the Zoom call (he did apologize for […]Read more "5 things we learned from Daryl Morey’s post-draft press conference"
With draft night nearly here, more and more buzz seems to be surrounding Arizona product Josh Green and his potential fit on the Sixers. While I have previously written about this not being the right selection, Green may check more boxes for the Sixers than it originally seemed. Josh Green met with members of the […]Read more "Is Josh Green the perfect first-round pick for the Sixers?"
There are not a lot of good things that can be said about Al Horford and his year with the Sixers last season. He shot a career-low shooting percentage, career-high 3-pointers attempted, and at 34 years old is not getting any younger. Perhaps worst of all, Horford carries with him a remaining 3 years and […]Read more "There may be a silver lining to the Sixers being stuck with Al Horford"
The Sixers are interested in James Harden after all. With everyone’s attention firmly locked in on the NFL trade deadline and the impending US Election, NBA insider Shams Charania dropped some pretty wild news for Stadium this morning. He reported that the Philadelphia 76ers, led by newly hired President Daryl Morey, are in fact expected […]Read more "Instant analysis: Sixers are currently expected to “pursue” James Harden"
The Sixers shocked the basketball world when it was announced that Daryl Morey would be joining their front office as president of basketball operations. Morey is one of the most respected and successful executives around the league. It is well known that the Sixers have been trying to poach Morey from the Rockets for years. […]Read more "Could Daryl Morey make a big splash to land the Sixers a third star?"
The Sixers have made a multitude of changes to their coaching staff and front office since the offseason began. Doc Rivers came in after Brett Brown’s departure and with him came several high-profile coaches such as Sam Cassell, Dave Joerger, and Dan Burke. Daryl Morey will be joining Elton Brand and company in the front […]Read more "Sixers new leadership should scare the rest of the league"
While the additions of Daryl Morey and Doc Rivers may (rightfully) hog the headlines, the Sixers also added former Clippers assistant Sam Cassell to the coaching staff. He may not have the same name value as these other two, but Cassell has a chance to make an immediate impact on the current roster. Sam Cassell […]Read more "Getting to Know Sixers New Assistant Coach Sam Cassell"
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"