Ever since Elton Brand inked the former Celtic to that $109 million contract, Sixers fans have been collectively confused as to what Al Horford’s role on the team was supposed to be. Is he the most expensive backup center in world history? Is he supposed to transition into a floor-spacing power forward? Is he simply […]Read more "Al Horford has a unique opportunity to finally impress Sixers fans down in Orlando"
Wonderkid – a young player who has elite potential and is already playing at a level way higher than you’d expect of someone their age. Philadelphia sports is filled with bright talents, but just how exciting does the future look? I decided to rank the top-10 wonderkids playing in the City right now, but since […]Read more "Ranking the top 10 wonderkids in Philadelphia sports"
As I am sure is the case with many of you, my sports-withdrawal is at an all-time high. There is now under 2 weeks before NBA basketball will resume and teams are in full swing at the Orlando bubble. As excitement grows around the return of basketball, there has not been enough buzz surrounding the […]Read more "Sixers need to tap into their underdog mentality when playoffs arrive"
There seems to be an aura of surprise surrounding the recent emergence of Shake Milton. Just this past week it was announced that Milton would be taking over the point guard position while Ben Simmons would be dropping down to power forward, and a healthy amount of Sixers fans were confused with this concept. Comments […]Read more "Shake Milton could be the ‘Markelle Fultz that never was’ for Sixers"
There are some things in life that no matter how unlikely it is, you still somehow, someway, have faith in it. Ben Simmons shooting a three-pointer is an example of this. The Sixers’ star Point Guard is in the midst of his third NBA season and his first as an All-Star, and yet he’s only […]Read more "Ben Simmons vows to Tony Snell that he will shoot in Orlando"
With news breaking earlier this week that Brett Brown had been running Shake Milton at the point guard position during team practices, it didn’t take long for fans to put two and two together regarding what that meant for Al Horford. Less than a year after signing a massive $109 million contract with the Philadelphia […]Read more "Al Horford and Josh Richardson could be vital to Sixers’ playoff hopes"
The 76ers are going into the restarted season as a bit of an unknown entity. With a great home record, but an abysmal away record before the break, they could pull off a surprise or two considering who they are going to be up against. With the restart of the league upon us, the 76ers […]Read more "The Sixers road to the play-offs"
Philadelphia 76ers’ Head Coach shocked the basketball world on Monday when he announced that Ben Simmons has been playing almost exclusively at Power Forward during the Sixers’ return to practice. Not only that, but Brown has been thrilled by the early results. There are so many ripple effects from this move and they’re all things […]Read more "What does a move to Power Forward mean for Ben Simmons"
Just over eight months ago, I wrote up a piece highlighting some “way too early Sixers team awards”. I had the usual ones, Embiid for team MVP, Simmons for best defender, etc. However, towards the end of the article I included a “deserves more minutes” award, and I handed it to then G-League standout Shake […]Read more "The Sixers may have finally found a point guard to hang their hat on"
Heading into the 2019-20 NBA season there was plenty of talk about the Philadelphia 76ers potentially competing for the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference. The team was coming off a seven-game series with the world champion Toronto Raptors, they had spent big in free agency, and Brett Brown was making some brash preseason statements. […]Read more "The stars have aligned for Sixers to claim the 4th seed"