The NBA announced the members of it’s All-Rookie first and second teams. The list was unsurprisingly headlined by Rookie of the Year award winner Ja Morant and young star Zion Williamson. Williamson only played in 24 games but still made the team due to how impressive he was in those games. Similarly, Joel Embiid was […]Read more "Matisse Thybulle Falls Just Short of NBA All-Rookie Teams"
Despite the seemingly endless bad breaks that the Sixers have gotten in recent years, they are lucky enough to have the 21st pick in the upcoming draft. This pick has bounced in and out of the Sixers possession and before the season, there was just a 0.5% chance of the Thunder not keeping the pick […]Read more "Taking a Look at Potential New Sixer Saddiq Bey"
Brett Brown is simply the not the Sixers biggest problem. The Sixers were obviously unsuccessful during their first two games against the Boston Celtics, and the cries for Brett Brown to be fired reached an all-time high following the back-to-back losses. He was criticized for the starting lineups he picked, the offense he ran, the […]Read more "Brett Brown is being made into a scapegoat, and the Sixers will regret it"
The Sixers are back at it after a disappointing loss in game one against the Boston Celtics. What makes game one especially disappointing is that the Sixers had a real shot to steal the game. Early on, they had the right philosophy and were finding offensive success but they were careless with the ball racking […]Read more "What to Watch in the Sixers’ second game vs Celtics"
Tobias Harris silences the doubters. From the very moment Tobias Harris inked that $180 million contract, the criticisms have poured down left and right on the Sixers forward. Anytime he misses a shot, Twitter is flooded with calls of “overpaid” and “overrated”. For the most part, Harris has been exactly what the Sixers paid for, […]Read more "Sixers vs Celtics: Five bold predictions for the first round of the playoffs"
When Kyle O’Quinn signed his contract for a veteran’s minimum $2.1 million this offseason, it did not come with high expectations. The 29-year-old journeyman has never averaged more than 7.1 points per game nor has he started more than a handful of games. This year, O’Quinn averaged 10.6 minutes per game totaling 3.3 points, 3.9 […]Read more "The Curious Case of Kyle O’Quinn and an expanded playoff role"
The Sixers played their first game of meaningful basketball in almost five months Saturday night against the Indiana Pacers. Many went into this game thinking the Sixers had it in the bag. After all, the Pacers were missing All-Star big Domantas Sabonis, free-agent acquisition Malcolm Brogdon, and star Victor Oladipo has yet to fully recover […]Read more "What we Learned from the Sixers’ Embarrassing Loss Against the Pacers"
The Philadelphia 76ers played their third and final scrimmage game on Tuesday night (check out the recap to that here), and it went as expected. Starters like Tobias Harris and Ben Simmons played extremely well, Matisse Thybulle continued his defensive warpath on the court, and some of the reserves like Norvell Pelle and Marial Shayok […]Read more "Kyle O’Quinn has emerged as a crucial leader for the Sixers"
The Sixers faced Luka Dončić and the Dallas Mavericks in their final scrimmage game Tuesday night and it was a barn-burner. The two teams faced off with the intensity NBA fans have been waiting six months for in what was a fitting finale to the NBA 2020 scrimmages. Sixers Scrimmage Recap First Half Before the […]Read more "Three Takeaways from Sixers’ OT Scrimmage Finale"
Despite having an extremely impressive rookie season, all things considered, there were some genuine question marks regarding what Matisse Thybulle’s role would be headed into the playoffs. Brett Brown typically leans on veterans down the stretch (plus the whole season being turned upside down due to COVID), it wasn’t outlandish to assume Thybulle would see […]Read more "Matisse Thybulle has earned a spot in the Sixers playoff rotation"