When the Sixers opted to hire head coach Doc Rivers to replace Brett Brown, the team was hoping for a corresponding exchange in identity. Rivers, who boasts the tenth-most all-time NBA coaching wins with 986 and counting, has long carried the identity of a winner- a character trait the Sixers longed to possess. Proven Winner […]Read more "Doc Rivers is showing why he was the perfect hire as playoffs near"
Despite holding control of the first seed for nearly the entire year, the Sixers no longer lead the Eastern Conference. A four-game losing streak, including back-to-back losses against the Bucks, has sunk the Sixers to one and a half games behind the Brooklyn Nets. With twelve games left to play, the Sixers must prepare for […]Read more "Why the Sixers Must Remain Focused on the First Seed"
A little over a month ago, the Sixers were in a deeply concerning place as a franchise. Facing an offseason after being embarrassed by the Celtics in the playoffs, the team was handcuffed by the max contract of Al Horford and had little draft capital to work with. The Sixers straddled basketball purgatory as they […]Read more "Former Lakers Duo Fueling Sixers Championship Aspirations"
In an era where seemingly every decision is based on analytics and numbers, Doc Rivers is a pleasant breath of fresh air in the basketball world. While he should not be discredited for his adaptations to these valuable additions to the game, Doc is one of the purest basketball minds that remains in the sport. […]Read more "Does history hint at how Joel Embiid will be used under Doc Rivers?"
With Doc Rivers officially set as the new coach of the Sixers, there seems to be a renewed sense of optimism surrounding the team. Despite a depressing first-round playoff exit this year, a criminal job by the front office of building a team, and little money to work with- the Sixers are not that far […]Read more "Why a Trade Must be a Part of the Sixers Offseason"
Having being bounced from the playoffs earlier this summer, it seems that the Sixers have been running out of luck and are in need of a whole lot of soul searching. But this is a new era for the Sixers. Doc Rivers is in town and fans will be hoping that the days of poor […]Read more "Three things the Sixers must learn from last season"
It took less than a heartbeat for Doc Rivers to be plucked from the market of available Head Coaches. The Sixers unveiled Rivers as Brett Brown’s replacement last week and he met with the media on Monday for the first time. Here are some quick takeaways. Ben and Joel The Elephant in the room was […]Read more "Five takeaways from Doc Rivers’ introductory press conference"
Few people embody an era of basketball more than Joel Embiid and the Sixers. The guy who laid claim to the nickname “The Process” has been through the highs and lows with the organization. To start with, he was the first prized draft pick after a 19 win season. Embiid was the first cornerstone player […]Read more "A closer look at the rise of Joel Embiid reveals what makes him so special"
As the Sixers continue to flip through resumes for who will be chosen as the next head coach, Mike D’Antoni should be a name that the team stays away from. Yes, D’Antoni has one of the brightest offensive minds in the NBA. Yes, he has his fingerprints all over the modern game and its emphasis […]Read more "Why the Sixers should stay well away from Mike D’Antoni"
Ben Simmons has been named to the All-NBA third team. The Philadelphia 76ers superstar point guard continues to stack up the awards this offseason, as he was just officially named to the All-NBA Third Team, his second national accolade over the last few days. Ben Simmons was first named to the league’s All-Defensive First Team, […]Read more "Ben Simmons finally gets deserved respect with All-NBA Third Team nod"