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"
While essentially every Philadelphia 76ers fan in the world was on board with the team firing Brett Brown (except for me of course), the team was left in a pretty directionless path once that decision was finally made. The leading candidate was Tyronn Lue (who was reportedly demanding insane amounts of salary), and other options […]Read more "Billy Donovan needs to be the Sixers #1 coaching target"
There’s no rush for the Sixers to hire their next HC. In a report delivered by 94 WIP’s Jon Johnson, it was revealed that the Sixers were “close” to a deal with Tyronn Lue to become their next head coach. While this announcement was somewhat backtracked on, it does seem like this is the route […]Read more "Sixers: Prematurely hiring Tyronn Lue would be a silly mistake"
It’s a routine experience at this point in time, but Vilannova head coach Jay Wright has once again been ruled out for the Philadelphia 76ers head coaching gig. Wright making the switch from college ball to the pros has long been rumored, but this year was the first time people felt he had a real […]Read more "Jay Wright won’t be the Sixers next head coaching hire"
Every offseason seems to be the same story – Clips surface of Ben Simmons shooting 3’s like its nothing. Hype videos of a smooth stroke flood our twitter timelines and then the season rolls around and this newfound jumper is all but forgotten. Ben Simmons is a very good basketball player. He stands roughly 6’10, […]Read more "The curious case of Ben Simmons & the Philadelphia 76ers"