Well, we’re here. After a rollercoaster ride of drafted talent, it’s time to rank the top 5 draft picks since 2000. In case you’ve missed any of the list so far, don’t worry, we have you covered! #5. Jrue Holiday At just 19 years old, Jrue Holiday was selected with the 17th overall pick in […]Read more "Ranking the Sixers best draft picks since 2000: #5-1"
If you’ve missed any of this series so far – fear not. As we enter the penultimate article in the series and dive into the top 10, here are the players we’ve ranked so far: Onto #10… #10. Thaddeus Young While many may view the “post-Iverson/pre-Embiid” Sixers as a bit of a disastrous time in […]Read more "Ranking the Sixers best draft picks since 2000: #10-6"
With hype around this year’s NBA Draft beginning to build, what better time to look back at some of the Sixers’ finest selections over the last 20 years? If you haven’t read it already, make sure you’re caught up on spots 20-16 here: “Ranking the Sixers best draft picks since 2000: #20-16“ #15. Richaun Holmes […]Read more "Ranking the Sixers best draft picks since 2000: #15-11"
With hype around this year’s NBA Draft beginning to build, what better time to look back at some of the Sixers’ finest selections over the last 20 years? #20. Marial Shayok Marial Shayok has only played ten actual NBA minutes, yet he’s already looking like a gem of a draft pick. Selected towards the very […]Read more "Ranking the Sixers’ best draft picks since 2000: #20-16"
On the 19-year anniversary of Allen Iverson’s iconic stepover on Tyronn Lue, I felt it was only right to take a minute to reflect on “The Answer’s” 2001 NBA Finals performance. While most people tend to focus only on the herculean efforts of Iverson during the team’s lone upset victory, AI was genuinely dominant throughout […]Read more "Reflecting on Allen Iverson’s greatness during the 2001 Finals"
During the Philadelphia 76ers’ infamous “Process” days, the team had a habit of going quite heavy on the center position. In fact, during the three seasons in which general manager Sam Hinkie was employed, the Sixers ran through a total of eight different big men. While the organization eventually hit the jackpot and landed Joel […]Read more "Rewinding the Process: What happened to Henry Sims?"
As we continue to look back on some of the best Sixers games from the season thus far, it’s a no-brainer that we include Korkmaz’ game-winner in Portland. Even with Joel Embiid out due to suspension, the 76ers found a way to get it done (with some help from an unlikely hero)… Four games into […]Read more "Top 5 Sixers Games of the Year: Korkmaz’ game-winner"
The drafting of Joel Embiid in 2014 is what most people view as the most important piece to the 76ers rebuild. Literally nicknamed “The Process”, Embiid completely turned a dying franchise around. He’s now a 3x All-Star, a 2x All-NBA Second Team member, and a 2x All-NBA Defensive Second Team member. Without him, it’s unlikely […]Read more "What if the Sixers never drafted Joel Embiid?"
In his sophomore year of college at the University of Michigan, Nik Stauskas averaged 17.5 points per game while shooting over 44% from three. Straight video game numbers. After performing surprisingly well at the draft combine, Stauskas and his smooth-as-butter jumper were drafted 8th overall in the 2014 NBA draft. Stauskas started his NBA career […]Read more "Rewinding the Process: Nik Stauskas played for the Sixers?"
For every good decision one makes in life, there’s usually a corresponding bad decision that follows at some point in time. This is no different when it comes to sports. While there are plenty of well-respected front office executives around the NBA (Pat Riley, Bob Myers, etc), even they are not immune to the ever […]Read more "Ranking the top 5 worst contracts in Sixers history"