The Sixers’ Need For Shooters If you were to poll any assortment of Sixers’ fans about the Sixers’ needs the most common answer would, shooting. When your two best players are a Center and a non-shooting “basketball player” you need to surround them with as much shooting as possible. The Sixers have an opportunity to […]Read more "Sixers Mock Draft 3.0: The One With The Shooters"
Doc Rivers made his first major addition to the Sixers organization by hiring Dave Joerger as an assistant coach. Joerger is a very talented X’s and O’s coach, especially on the defensive end. He has a solid resume and should complement Doc Rivers very well in what will turn out to be an extremely impactful […]Read more "Does Joerger’s arrival hurt the Sixers’ chances at landing Buddy Hield?"
Ben Simmons and Blake Griffin are vastly different styles of players. However, Griffin may have been exactly the preparation for what it takes to get the most out of the Sixers’ current 24-year old star. Under Doc Rivers, Blake Griffin developed from the high-flying dunker to the well-balanced player that is seen today. Simmons’ ceiling […]Read more "How Blake Griffin May Have Prepared Doc Rivers For Ben Simmons"
Former Kings and Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger has agreed to join Doc Rivers‘ coaching staff in Philadelphia. Joerger will be serving as an assistant coach this upcoming season per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Spending his first three years with the Memphis Grizzlies, Joeger won an impressive 147 games in three seasons. Continuing on Lionel Hollins’ […]Read more "Sixers Add Dave Joerger To Doc Rivers’ Coaching Staff"
Once it was announced that Doc Rivers would be taking over the Sixers vacant head coach position, fans of the team were quick to jump to all sorts of excitement. Finals predictions were thrown around left and right as if Doc was the final missing puzzle piece. I like Doc, he’s a solid coach, but […]Read more "3 reasons why Doc Rivers may struggle in year one with the Sixers"
There is no doubt that there are needs for the Sixers before heading into next season. However, Elton Brand and the front office will need to get creative due to the small amount of money that will be available to the team. Since they will be handcuffed by the salary cap, they likely will have […]Read more "Realistic Low-Cost Free Agent Options for Sixers"
The Sixers’ new Head Coach Doc Rivers has coached many players in his career. Could he bring some of those players with him to Philadelphia? Like was talked about when Mike D’Antoni was considered the favorite for the position, Rivers will likely get his chance to suggest the team add his former players. Most of […]Read more "What Players Could Doc Rivers Bring to the Sixers?"
As the draft draws closure and closer, PSN will be taking a long hard look at the many prospects that may interest the Sixers. One of those prospects is Grant Riller, with whom I had the pleasure of sitting down with (virtually) the other day. Riller was a senior this past season at the College […]Read more "Grant Riller is drawing plenty of attention from Sixers ahead of NBA Draft"
The Sixers have a bevy of picks in the upcoming NBA draft. There are many needs and there are also roles for the players who will be selected. One of the players to keep an eye on for the Sixers is Philly native, Lamar Stevens. A senior this past season for the Penn State Nittany […]Read more "Prospect interview: Why Lamar Stevens is a perfect fit for the Sixers"
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"