Less than two months ago and things were pretty clear when it came to Brett Brown’s future as head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers: go deep in the playoffs, or get fired. With a shortened season essentially a guarantee at this point, and a new playoff format also potentially in play, Brown’s status has become […]Read more "Sixers: Shortened season adds confusion to the Brett Brown decision"
With the 2020 NBA free agency period expected to be a big one for the Philadelphia 76ers, PhillySportsNetwork writer Zach Ciavolella (@ZCiavoPSN) proposed the idea of the team bringing back Dario Saric. Less than two weeks later and it appears this idea has started to pick up steam. In a story put out by Paul […]Read more "Rumors of a Dario Saric & Sixers reunion are picking up steam"
The NBA seems to have decided on a date to resume its season. According to Shams Charania of the Athletic, NBA commissioner Adam Silver has informed the Board of Governors that the target date for the NBA’s return is July 31st. The NBA was actually the first of the major sports league to suspend their […]Read more "Instant analysis: NBA to Target July 31 as Return Date"
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?"
While it looks like the NBA is in fact on track to finish the 2019-20 season, this doesn’t take away from the fact that the Philadelphia 76ers have a daunting task ahead of them this offseason. Despite spending close to $300 million this past summer, it appears the team is in no better shape than […]Read more "Should the Sixers consider trading up for Villanova’s Saddiq Bey?"
After today’s announcement by Governor Murphy, the Philadelphia 76ers released a statement citing the re-opening of the team’s training facility. The state of PA is not in the ‘red zone’. Governor Wolf hopes to have the entire state out of the red zone by June 5th. Philadelphia is on ‘stay at home’ until June 4th. […]Read more "Sixers to reopen training facility for voluntary, individual workouts"
While no official decision has been made regarding the NBA’s return, it does seem to appear that things are trending in the right direction. NBA officials reportedly met with Disney World executives last week about using the amusement park as a location to host games, and practice facilities around the country are beginning to open […]Read more "New proposed playoff structure spells trouble for Sixers"
The end to the 2020 NBA season will be unorthodox to say the least, the season might not even end until sometime around Labor Day. The Sixers will still have an opportunity to pursue a playoff push and hopefully they go far, but they have some obvious holes that will need to be addressed before […]Read more "Five Players the Sixers Should Consider Bringing Back"
There are some things in Philadelphia that are extremely popular and for good reason too. To name a few: cheesesteaks, water ice, the Eagles, oh and Al Horford trade ideas. In the third part of our new series “Counteroffer” we’ll be looking at yet another Al Hoford trade scenario. In our first piece, we took […]Read more "Counteroffer: Al Horford for Blake Griffin?"
The Sixers are unlikely to stand pat after this season baring a miraculous trip to the NBA Finals. If and when they decide to shake up the roster, it will likely be a little more than a tune-up. In our series “Counteroffer” we’ve been looking at some of the recent trade rumors surrounding the Sixers, […]Read more "Counteroffer: Exploring a Sixers trade to bring Kyle Lowry Home"