If you watch Matisse Thybulle’s game, you’ll notice just how important defense is to him. He is a defender through and through and that’s what he hangs his hat on. Like most quality defenders, Thybulle worked tirelessly to become the stopper that he is. Named after artist Henri Matisse, Thybulle was born on March 4th, […]Read more "Sixers’ rookie Matisse Thybulle is poised to become dominant on defense"
The Sixers are big. They’re really big…but enough of that storyline. Brett Brown will have the opportunity to toy with several small ball lineups without sacrificing production, which is something he didn’t have last season. Let’s take a look at some potential “Death Squad” lineups the Sixers could deploy: Lineup 1 Ben Simmons, Zhaire Smith, […]Read more "Potential small-ball lineups the Sixers should explore"
Newest Sixer Trey Burke may not be a household name but there are reasons to be excited about is arrival. Burke is a traditionally streaky player who can seamlessly walk that line between spot starter and spark off the bench. Acting as a backup ball-handler and a shot-making combo guard, Burke can hopefully fill a […]Read more "Getting to know Sixers PG Trey Burke"
The push to solidify the bench continues for the Sixers, with reports citing that Philadelphia is signing backup point guard Trey Burke. This move is an interesting one as there could be some real value here. Although his career has seen plenty of highs and lows, his stint with the New York Knicks and shooting […]Read more "Instant analysis: Sixers may have found hidden value in signing Trey Burke"
After losing perennial all-star Jimmy Butler- who ranked second on the team in points per game (18.3)- to the Miami Heat earlier in the offseason, the Sixers now must fill their beta dog vacancy in HC Brett Brown’s offense. There is no shortage of options, of course, as the Sixers boast arguably the best team […]Read more "Will 2019 see the next evolution of Sixers’ Tobias Harris?"
In a move that has been anticipated all offseason long, the Sixers officially retain the services of 2016’s number one overall pick, Ben Simmons. The Aussie was heading into the final year of his rookie deal and the Sixers saw no need to let him play out that season and run the risk of losing […]Read more "Report: Ben Simmons agrees to five-year max contract extension with Sixers"
Last season, the Sixers scored the fifth-fewest bench points in the entire NBA. Despite capturing the third-seed in the Eastern Conference, Philly had quite a few glaring holes in their second unit. Incumbent backup T.J McConnell was serviceable for the majority of the season but left a lot to be desired while backing up Ben […]Read more "Elton Brand Ensuring Sixers’ Second Unit Won’t Be a Weakness Again"
It was nearly 18 years ago that these two teams last met in a game 7 and here they are once again. Back then, the 76ers had The Answer for Vince Carter and his Raptors but now have they figured out The Process in defeating Kawhi and these Raptors? Game 6 was everything Sixers’ fans […]Read more "Sixers stomp out Raptors in game 6, now it’s Philly vs the world once more"
Here’s a little bit of news for some of the Sixers fans that want Ben Simmons traded. He’s twenty-two years old. This is his second year in the league. He’s also playing for a coach that doesn’t allow him to play to the best of his abilities. Brett Brown doesn’t not put Simmons in the […]Read more "Ben Simmons is struggling against the Raptors, but is it really his fault?"
The fact that the Philadelphia 76ers were able to steal a win in Toronto against the Raptors was huge for this series. The Sixers starting five really weren’t blowing the Raptors starting five out of the water, but the bench did show up big time for the Sixers in game two. In fact, I would […]Read more "Keys to the game: How Sixers can take a series-lead over Raptors"