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"
Former Kings and Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger has agreed to join Doc Rivers‘ coaching staff in Philadelphia. Joerger will be serving as an assistant coach this upcoming season per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Spending his first three years with the Memphis Grizzlies, Joeger won an impressive 147 games in three seasons. Continuing on Lionel Hollins’ […]Read more "Sixers Add Dave Joerger To Doc Rivers’ Coaching Staff"
Once it was announced that Doc Rivers would be taking over the Sixers vacant head coach position, fans of the team were quick to jump to all sorts of excitement. Finals predictions were thrown around left and right as if Doc was the final missing puzzle piece. I like Doc, he’s a solid coach, but […]Read more "3 reasons why Doc Rivers may struggle in year one with the Sixers"
There is no doubt that there are needs for the Sixers before heading into next season. However, Elton Brand and the front office will need to get creative due to the small amount of money that will be available to the team. Since they will be handcuffed by the salary cap, they likely will have […]Read more "Realistic Low-Cost Free Agent Options for Sixers"
The Sixers’ new Head Coach Doc Rivers has coached many players in his career. Could he bring some of those players with him to Philadelphia? Like was talked about when Mike D’Antoni was considered the favorite for the position, Rivers will likely get his chance to suggest the team add his former players. Most of […]Read more "What Players Could Doc Rivers Bring to the Sixers?"
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"
Last season, the final in Brett Brown’s tumultuous tenure in Philly, marked yet another lackluster campaign for the Sixers. Entering the season with championship aspirations, the flawed squad got their dreams dashed at the hands of the divisional rival Celtics, who handily swept Philly out of the bubble. With their latest elimination, it has now […]Read more "What does the appointment of Doc Rivers mean for the Sixers?"