The Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night by a score of 107-95, snapping their four-game win streak. The loss also extended their regular season losing streak in the Scotiabank Arena to a whopping 15 games. Nothing but bad vibes for Philly in Canada recently. Game Recap The Sixers started the game […]Read more "Raptors are rapidly becoming the Sixers’ ultimate bogey team"
Ben Simmons: 15.5pts, 7.7reb, 8.4ast Grade: A- A week ago, I may have opted in giving Ben Simmons a B or B-. However, after truly stepping up as a leader and legitimately establishing himself as a star in Embiid’s absence, he’s deserving of a higher grade. While the general vibe amongst the media and NBA […]Read more "Sixers midseason report card: Grading the Guards"
The Philadelphia 76ers stopped by Indiana in their latest road match-up. Having lost their past five games on the road, last night’s game was all the more important. Raising the stakes, the Sixers held only a half-game lead over the Pacers for the Fifth seed in the Eastern Conference. First Quarter Winning the jump, the […]Read more "Sixers fall to Pacers and face a string of must-win games"
Despite being without their star center for the evening, the Philadelphia 76ers knocked off the Boston Celtics by a score of 109-98. Not only was this the Sixers third consecutive win over the “C’s” this season, but it officially gives them the series win on the year. Game Recap Less than two hours before the […]Read more "No Embiid, no problem! What we learned in Sixers win over Celtics"
The 76ers were four bounces away from making it to the Eastern Conference Championship game last year. The focus after that game was on Joel Embiid and his emotion after. Many people were wondering how the 76ers would respond. During the offseason, they added Al Horford, traded for Josh Richardson, and vitally extended the contract […]Read more "The success of the Sixers will depend on the coaching ability of Brett Brown"
The Sixers left their Western Conference road trip limping at best. This team needs to get back on track and has a nice five-game swing to do so. Originally thought to be a gimme, this game may be closer than originally thought. The Hornets are currently sitting at 4-5, and are playing much better than […]Read more "Sixers looking to bounce back against Charlotte Hornets"
Disclaimer: This piece is strictly by the numbers. The eye test is unable to play a factor as the author was two years old at the time. This article is strictly analyzing data prior to and including the 2001 season and opinions are drawn from that. Lineups are assumed based off of most games started […]Read more "How does this year’s Sixers team compare to 2001’s legendary group?"
A win over the Boston Celtics left Sixers fans purring in the Wells Fargo Center. Could the season opener have gone any better? Well, it could’ve maybe been a little more efficient from a shooting perspective, but outside of that, not really. Here are five things we learned about the team in the win: Ben […]Read more "Five thoughts on the Sixers after a stunning season opener"
Current 76ers head coach Brett Brown has had what most would call a “unique” first six seasons in the NBA. He was hired back in 2013, leaving a prestigious position on Greg Popovich’s Spurs staff, for a team that had one of the youngest (and one of the worst) rosters in the entire NBA. In […]Read more "The stakes are higher than ever for Sixers Head Coach Brett Brown"
When the Sixers traded Jimmy Butler earlier this offseason they clearly lost a talented player. Butler ran most of the half-court offense during the postseason and was the team’s closer during the final moments. The defense, the attitude, and the big shot capability made Butler a huge asset, but Butler decided he’d rather sign with […]Read more "Josh Richardson could be an under-the-radar steal for the Sixers"