As the Sixers look ahead to the Celtics matchup in the playoffs, Brett Brown will be faced with some tough decisions for who will make the cut in the rotation. Brown has been known to lean more heavily on veterans for key games, which could be bad news for guys like Matisse Thybulle or even […]Read more "Who will make the cut in the Sixers playoff rotation?"
For the most part, the Orlando bubble has been quite the disaster for the Sixers. Ben Simmons suffered what’s likely to be a season-ending injury, Joel Embiid has already hurt both his ankle and his hand, and TJ Warren hung a 50-piece on Philly’s defense. However, amidst all the chaos and lackluster performances, one tiny […]Read more "Sixers will officially have a 2020 first-round pick thanks to Mike Muscala"
The Sixers just can’t catch a break. After losing to the Phoenix Suns (granted without their starters) the team suffered a stunning collapse against the Toronto Raptors. Additionally, Joel Embiid left the game halfway through with a wrist injury after Marc Gasol clubbed him on a no-call. Thankfully, the Xrays were negative and his absence […]Read more "Takeaways from Sixers Stunning Collapse Against Raptors"
While the Sixers obviously haven’t made it public, barring a championship, the team will likely undergo a drastic shakeup for the third year in a row this offseason. The Al Horford experiment simple hasn’t worked out though his best days as a Sixer may still be ahead of us. The reason for that is two-fold. […]Read more "Can the Sixers trade Horford and Keep their First Round pick?"
With hype around this year’s NBA Draft beginning to build, what better time to look back at some of the Sixers’ finest selections over the last 20 years? #20. Marial Shayok Marial Shayok has only played ten actual NBA minutes, yet he’s already looking like a gem of a draft pick. Selected towards the very […]Read more "Ranking the Sixers’ best draft picks since 2000: #20-16"
Furkan Korkmaz has been one of the best “feel good” stories of the 2019-20 NBA season. Seemingly completely out of the Sixers plans following the conclusion of last season, Korkmaz was all set to return to his home country of Turkey to continue playing basketball. Elton Brand and the 76ers reached out at the last […]Read more "Will Furkan Korkmaz play a big role in Sixers’ playoff run?"
As we continue to look back on some of the best Sixers games from the season thus far, it’s a no-brainer that we include Korkmaz’ game-winner in Portland. Even with Joel Embiid out due to suspension, the 76ers found a way to get it done (with some help from an unlikely hero)… Four games into […]Read more "Top 5 Sixers Games of the Year: Korkmaz’ game-winner"
The Sixers took a big step back this season. While some players saw improvement like Ben Simmons and Shake Milton, the team as a whole struggled to find cohesion. The recent additions of Horford and Richardson have struggled to fit and the offense had often stalled. There’s not one move that will fix things for […]Read more "Four Trades to Help Take the Sixers from Pretenders to Contenders"
April 1st has come and gone, and unfortunately this whole “no sports” thing wasn’t just a big April Fool’s Day prank. The NBA season is still on hold at the moment, and no one is quite sure when/if basketball will be returning. Despite the lack of televised basketball, us here at the PhillySportsNetwork are still […]Read more "Season in review: Furkan Korkmaz"
“Despite appearing to be a solid player at times, Furkan Korkmaz is consistently proving to be a liability for the Philadelphia 76ers” -David Esser, Dec. 4th I personally wrote that back in early December, in an article titled “It’s Time for the Furkan Korkmaz Experiment to End”. Needless to say, I was very, VERY wrong […]Read more "From Zero to Hero: The rise of Sixers’ newest star Furkan Korkmaz"