Due to the lack of cap space that will be available this offseason, it is essential for the Sixers to find key role players in the draft. While it is unlikely they use all of them, the Sixers are equipped with 4 second-round picks in addition to the Thunder’s first-rounder in this year’s draft. Finding […]Read more "Could Sixers find the next TJ McConnell in the second round?"
The NBA draft is still months away due to COVID-19 and while it would have been exciting to already know the results, this wait gives us ever-more time to check out the prospects. The Sixers’ trip to Orlando will have plenty of draft implications as their lone first-round pick is from the playoff-bound OKC Thunder. […]Read more "Sixers Only 2020 Mock Draft 2.0: Embiid Gets his Backup"
We are at a time in our nation where we carefully watch the recovery from a global pandemic. As sports attempt to make their return with set protocols to ensure that everyone is safe, a new dawn of Basketball was kickstarted this past weekend. On July 4th, one of the summer basketball events got going […]Read more "Former Sixers’ guard Khalif Wyatt shines in ‘TBT’ tournament"
The NBA’s scheduled Orlando restart is less than a month away, so obviously, a majority of the basketball community’s attention is on that. However, the 2020 draft has still yet to take place, and the Sixers are in a financial situation where a “good draft” is pretty much a must-have this summer. While flashy names […]Read more "Could drafting Kira Lewis Jr solve the Sixers’ backup PG problem?"
While the majority of the basketball world has turned their attention to the league’s restart in Orlando, the NBA draft is still just a few weeks away. Considering that the Sixers are in a bit of a salary cap nightmare currently, Elton Brand and the Philadelphia front office need to have an impactful 2020 draft. […]Read more "Sixers Draft Preview: Is Tyler Bey the next Robert Covington?"
In Yahoo Sports’ latest NBA mock draft (2020 NBA Mock Draft 3.0: Is James Wiseman the No. 1 overall pick?), NBC Sports writer Rob Dauster had the 76ers selecting the athletic combo guard out of Texas Tech: Jahmi’us Ramsey. Ramsey has become a popular pick for the Sixers in mocks recently, primarily due to his […]Read more "Latest NBA mock draft has Sixers selecting Jahmi’us Ramsey"
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?"
Unless we’re talking about the New York Knicks or the Washington Redskins, it’s rare for a team’s general manager to tip important information to the media. However, during a conference call that I underwent with Sixers’ GM Elton Brand on Tuesday, it seems he may have just given us an important clue… During the call, […]Read more "Did GM Elton Brand reveal the Sixers’ draft plans?"
“Saddiq Bey is one of the safest picks in this year’s NBA draft” -Rob Dauster, NBC Sports “He’ll punish teams for leaving him on the perimeter, putting defenders in a conundrum when it comes to help defense” -Brain Sampson, brewhoop.com “One of the more NBA ready players in this year’s draft” -Derek Bast, NBADraft.net If […]Read more "Sixers’ Draft Preview: Saddiq Bey"
The power forward position has been a constant spot of struggle for the 76ers over the last few seasons. After trading away Dario Saric in 2018, the team opted to run Tobias Harris at the position as a “stretch four”. Just a few months later and Harris was bumped back to small forward, with Al […]Read more "Sixers’ Draft Preview: Paul Reed"