The months leading up to the 2017 draft were some of the most exciting in modern Sixers history. It appeared as if the dark days of ‘The Process’ were finally coming to an end as the team looked to flip the switch into win-now mode. Joel Embiid had just come off of a rookie season […]Read more "Markelle Fultz has become the Sixers’ biggest ‘What-if’"
The long-awaited debut of Shake Milton taking the reigns at point guard was finally put on display yesterday in the Sixers’ first scrimmage, and it did not disappoint. While it was a small sample size, the change greatly helped solve the spacing issue on offense and helped highlight the skills of all 5 starters. Shake […]Read more "Are Sixers destined for a shake-up at the PG position?"
Wonderkid – a young player who has elite potential and is already playing at a level way higher than you’d expect of someone their age. Philadelphia sports is filled with bright talents, but just how exciting does the future look? I decided to rank the top-10 wonderkids playing in the City right now, but since […]Read more "Ranking the top 10 wonderkids in Philadelphia sports"
As I am sure is the case with many of you, my sports-withdrawal is at an all-time high. There is now under 2 weeks before NBA basketball will resume and teams are in full swing at the Orlando bubble. As excitement grows around the return of basketball, there has not been enough buzz surrounding the […]Read more "Sixers need to tap into their underdog mentality when playoffs arrive"
There seems to be an aura of surprise surrounding the recent emergence of Shake Milton. Just this past week it was announced that Milton would be taking over the point guard position while Ben Simmons would be dropping down to power forward, and a healthy amount of Sixers fans were confused with this concept. Comments […]Read more "Shake Milton could be the ‘Markelle Fultz that never was’ for Sixers"
Arguably the biggest gamble in franchise history, the Philadelphia 76ers trading up for Markelle Fultz in 2017 was a move that was supposed to catapult the Sixers into years of dominance. Pairing him with the likes of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, it would have no doubt created one of the best young trios in […]Read more "What if the Sixers never traded up for Markelle Fultz"
In a back and forth game of 16 lead changes and eight ties, the Sixers fell short at the buzzer. The Philadelphia 76ers dropped game one of their four-game road trip to the Orlando Magic Friday night. The 98-97 loss moved the Sixers to 7-9 on the road as Embiid missed a three at the […]Read more "Orlando Finds some Magic as Sixers fail to mount a comeback"
After starting the season at 5-0 and then losing three in row, the Sixers are now on a winning streak. They stand at 7-3 on the season after their win over the Cleveland Cavaliers last night. Here are some key things to watch out for in tonight’s matchup. Joel Embiid Status: Before the Sixers took on […]Read more "Sixers vs Magic preview: Can Sixers extend their winning streak?"
It’s over. Finally. Thirty-three total regular season games. 255 total points. 112 assists. That’s what the Philadelphia 76ers got out of Markelle Fultz. Drafted first overall in the 2017 NBA draft and less than two years later, he’s traded for a depth guard and two picks that don’t really add up to anything special. This […]Read more "Elton Brand adds to the Sixers at deadline by subtracting the team’s biggest headache"
It’s a little more than halfway through the season for the Philadelphia 76ers and currently, they’re at 31-17, which is good enough for fourth place in the Eastern Conference and sixth overall in the NBA. In the midst of a tough twelve game span, the Sixers are 2-1 in the first three games as they […]Read more "A closer look at what’s gone right & wrong for Sixers so far this season"