It’s official. After a start to the season that has been worthy of MVP consideration, Sixers big-man Joel Embiid has been named an all-star. Through 23 games this season, Embiid is averaging a career-high in minutes and with good reason. Currently sitting on an average of a career-high 29 points per game, the center is […]Read more "Joel Embiid named an NBA All-star for the fourth-straight year"
After back-to-back victories over the Heat, the Sixers return to the court to take on the Memphis Grizzlies for the first time this season. The Grizzlies have had a disappointing start to the season sitting at 10th in the Western Conference with a record of 5-6. The Grizzlies play a much slower pace than the […]Read more "Sixers, Without Embiid, Look To Continue Their Win Streak vs. Grizzlies"
The Sixers are back at it again tonight in the second of two games against the Miami Heat. According to the initial NBA Injury Report, the Sixers had four names upgraded to probable ahead of tonight’s game. Tobias Harris, Shake Milton, Matisse Thybulle, and Terrence Ferguson were all listed as probable and even if only […]Read more "Have the stars aligned for the Sixers to beat the Heat again?"
Joel Embiid has asserted himself as one of, if not the best big man in the NBA this season. Starting with his 29 point eruption in the season opener against Washington, Embiid has done little in the way of slowing down since then. Through ten games, the talented center ranks in the top ten league-wide […]Read more "Why Joel Embiid is rapidly becoming an early MVP candidate"
The Sixers have lost three games in a row and they’re still suffering from a rash of missing players due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak. In the Miami Heat, the Sixers face a team dealing with as severe a case as Philly. The situation has been so bad in Miami that their recent game against […]Read more "Can The Sixers “Get Right” Against The Miami Heat?"
With Doc Rivers officially set as the new coach of the Sixers, there seems to be a renewed sense of optimism surrounding the team. Despite a depressing first-round playoff exit this year, a criminal job by the front office of building a team, and little money to work with- the Sixers are not that far […]Read more "Why a Trade Must be a Part of the Sixers Offseason"
Having being bounced from the playoffs earlier this summer, it seems that the Sixers have been running out of luck and are in need of a whole lot of soul searching. But this is a new era for the Sixers. Doc Rivers is in town and fans will be hoping that the days of poor […]Read more "Three things the Sixers must learn from last season"
It took less than a heartbeat for Doc Rivers to be plucked from the market of available Head Coaches. The Sixers unveiled Rivers as Brett Brown’s replacement last week and he met with the media on Monday for the first time. Here are some quick takeaways. Ben and Joel The Elephant in the room was […]Read more "Five takeaways from Doc Rivers’ introductory press conference"
Last season, the final in Brett Brown’s tumultuous tenure in Philly, marked yet another lackluster campaign for the Sixers. Entering the season with championship aspirations, the flawed squad got their dreams dashed at the hands of the divisional rival Celtics, who handily swept Philly out of the bubble. With their latest elimination, it has now […]Read more "What does the appointment of Doc Rivers mean for the Sixers?"
The Miami Heat miraculously rode a Cinderella story all the way to the NBA Finals. Meanwhile, the Sixers are quietly at home after getting swept by the Boston Celtics. If you told fans at the beginning of the season that this would be the result, you’d be laughed at and told you don’t watch basketball. […]Read more "The Sixers Need to Follow the Miami Heat’s Lead"