Last night, the Sixers put on a clinic, beating the Hawks by nearly 20 points to tie the series up 1-1. One of the biggest reasons the team was able to bounce back after a sluggish start to the series was their vaunted defensive efforts against Hawks star Trae Young. Young, who scorched the Sixers […]Read more "Did the Sixers Discover the Secret to Negating Trae Young?"
Ah, it’s all-star weekend. Despite many players not wanting to play during the annual weekend, most of the players are heading to participate in the weekend’s festivities. The Philadelphia Sixers’ MVP frontrunner, Joel Embiid, is going to be a starter for the fourth straight year. Embiid is on an absolute tear to start the first […]Read more "Sixers’ Joel Embiid Continues to Make An Impact On and Off the Floor"
Joel Embiid has grown immensely during his time in the league. So much so that he is now considered a top MVP candidate. The NBA season is still young as the Sixers have now played 30 of the (hopefully) 72 games that the league has planned. In that time, the Sixers boast a 20-10 record. […]Read more "Joel Embiid Deserves To Be The Unquestioned MVP"
The Sixers just can’t seem to catch a break. With right around 50 seconds left in the first quarter, Joel Embiid got tangled up with Cavaliers’ center Ante Zizic. He came away from the collision instantly grabbing at his left shoulder, clearly in pain. Embiid initially attempted to remain in the game, but after missing […]Read more "Embiid injures shoulder, ruled out for remainder of game"
Overview After a spectacular 3-0 start for the 76ers, with all three wins coming against Eastern Conference foes, they now embark on a five-game Western Conference battle. First on that list? The similarly undefeated Minnesota Timberwolves (3-0). The Wednesday night match-up kicks off at 7:00 PM EST tonight and will be at the Wells Fargo […]Read more "Game Preview: What to expect from Sixers vs Timberwolves tonight"
On Wednesday night, the Raptors (21-5) used a strong second-half to pull away from the Sixers (17-9) and win 113-102. Toronto was fueled by Kawhi Leonard, who scored 36 points and added 9 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas added 25 points and 8 boards off the bench and bullied Sixers center Joel Embiid, who scored a season […]Read more "Jimmy Butler is a man on a mission: Four observations from the Sixers loss to Raptors"
Following an impressive blowout victory in Game 3 of the series, the Sixers were looking for more of the same in Game 4 against the Heat. The Sixers, however, weren’t nearly as sharp as they were in the previous contest. Turnovers plagued the team and they struggled to get into a groove from beyond the arc […]Read more "A Win is a Win: Recapping an Improbable Sixers Game 4 Victory"
The Philadelphia Sixers have the third overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft after utilizing a draft swap with the Sacramento Kings. This is the franchise’s third time picking third in the last four years. There are rumors that the team could deal the pick as a part of a larger package to get a […]Read more "Sixers pick third overall in upcoming NBA Draft, how have previous #3 selections fared?"
Two of the NBA’s most up and coming young superstars faced off against one another in a Martin Luther King Jr. matinee when the Milwaukee Bucks hosted the Philadelphia Sixers. The Bucks’ best player is Giannis Antetokounmpo, a 6’11” shooting guard whose game has improved exponentially as the season has progressed. For the Sixers, it’s […]Read more "Embiid vs Antetokounmpo has makings of next big NBA rivalry"
It has been almost three years since the 76ers drafted Joel Embiid 3rd overall in the 2014 draft. The move was a hot topic of debate due to a number of reasons. Aside from being a very raw player- he didn’t play basketball until he was 15- it was revealed that Embiid suffered a stress fracture to the navicular […]Read more "Joel Embiid continues to transcend expectations on his way to Superstardom"