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"
The Sixers traveled to Orlando last night to take on the Magic and ultimately fell short by a final score of 111-106. Even though it was an away game, all eyes seemed to be on Sixers, specifically their newly acquired star Jimmy Butler. After a few days of anxiously waiting, the NBA finally got to […]Read more "5 observations from the Sixers nail-biting loss to Orlando Magic"
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"
Jahlil Okafor has sat on the bench for all 144 minutes of the last three games and it wasn’t because he was injured. The former Duke standout has fallen out of the robust rotation of big men. It’s hard to believe he’s plummeted from such stardom but it happened and it doesn’t look like things […]Read more "The rise and fall of Jahlil Okafor leaves Sixers in a tough spot"
The Sixers traveled to Brooklyn for a matinee against the lowly Nets yesterday and escaped with a 105-95 win, bringing their record to 10-25. The team started off slow, not gaining their first lead until the second half. A strong third quarter changed the game though, as they opened on a 13-0 run. Philadelphia ended up […]Read more "Sixers match win total from last season and the future couldn’t be brighter"