In 2018, Elton Brand and the rest of the 76ers’ front office were able to construct a truly dominant starting five. The group of Embiid, Simmons, Harris, Butler, and Redick all averaged over 16.5 points per game, and their elite level of production carried the Sixers deep into the Eastern Conference playoffs. However, with Brand […]Read more "Who should be the Sixers backup PG when the season begins?"
Let’s Recap: Remembering back to last season, the Philadelphia 76ers rolled out a starting lineup of a jump shot-less Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Dario Saric, Robert Covington, and Markelle Fultz. After a couple of big trades, general manager Elton Brand made a splash for Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris. Odds for the Sixers to win […]Read more "What should we expect from the Sixers this season?"
The Start of an Era The NBA has become a three-point shooter’s league. Larry Brown hates the 3-point shot, while the beloved Gregg Popovich has begrudgingly accepted as a necessary part of today’s NBA game. What was once a rare commodity among basketball players has become a key to success in today’s game. After times […]Read more "What Ben Simmons’ new 3-pt shot means for the Sixers in 2019"
Fans from the first state in Wilmington, Delaware were treated to a first look of the Philadelphia 76ers in action live from the 76ers Fieldhouse. It was the “Blue x White” scrimmage featuring the starting lineup on the blue team versus the reserves on the white team. The blue team defeated the white team, 88-66. […]Read more "Everything you need to know from the Sixers’ blue x white scrimmage"
Since becoming the team’s Head Coach in 2013, Brett Brown has shown a tenacious focus on defense. Coming from the Greg Popovich coaching tree, it’s not surprising that Coach Brown understands the importance of defense. While the team hasn’t always been a defensive juggernaut, he continues to preach defensive effort relentlessly. Last year the Sixers […]Read more "The Sixers are looking to emerge as a defensive juggernaut in 2019-20"
It’s the end of September and that means it’s time for the NBA discussions to begin. The Sixers are usually left out of conversations involving NBA powerhouses, but this may be the year that changes. Ben Simmons What people tend to forget in regard to Simmons, is that he’s been learning how to play the […]Read more "Five biggest X-factors in igniting a Sixers title run"
This offseason has been filled with Mike Scott guest appearances and Ben Simmons workout videos. While Scott and Simmons have been in the public eye we wonder, where is Joel Embiid? Why haven’t we heard anything? Is he working out or sipping Shirley Temples in his study? Joel Embiid has had questions about his diet […]Read more "Where has Sixers star Joel Embiid been this offseason?"
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"