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?"
The Sixers have officially hired Doc Rivers as their head coach as they head into a new era of Sixers basketball. While upgrading the roster and finding a system that will help Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to flourish is undoubtedly the most important factor, an underrated storyline is Rivers having the potential to take […]Read more "Could Doc Rivers Cure Tobias Harris?"
The Miami Heat miraculously rode a Cinderella story all the way to the NBA Finals. Meanwhile, the Sixers are quietly at home after getting swept by the Boston Celtics. If you told fans at the beginning of the season that this would be the result, you’d be laughed at and told you don’t watch basketball. […]Read more "The Sixers Need to Follow the Miami Heat’s Lead"