Mike Scott is a man of the people, or at least the people of Philadelphia. It’s not that often that a player comes to a new town and takes over in the way that Scott has. Scott was traded to the Sixers along with Tobias Harris and Boban Marjanovic in an apparent “win now” move. […]Read more "How Mike Scott rose to become one of the Sixers’ most beloved players"
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"
The Sixers’ pursuit of building a solid bench continues with yet another ‘Woj Bomb’. This time, Philly has signed former draftee Furkan Korkmaz to a two-year deal. This contract is interesting given that the young forward seemed intent on forcing a trade due to a lack of playing time. A flurry of moves and an […]Read more "Instant analysis: Sixers to re-sign Furkan Korkmaz"
Sadly the Sixers lost their second game of Summer League. It hurt a little more because it was a loss to the Boston Celtics. Even though the Sixers lost, the point of Summer League is to see what young talent the Sixers have. A lot of the observations made were the same from game one. […]Read more "A look back at the second Sixers Summer League Game"
The Sixers beat the Bucks 107-106 in a game that should not have been close at all. The specifics of how this game played out are pretty insignificant. Even if the Sixers lost by 20, the focus of the summer league is to see how certain players might play in the NBA. How did some […]Read more "How did Sixers stars of the future look in Summer league opener?"
According to Shams Charania, the Sixers are bringing James Ennis back to the City of Brotherly Love next season. The latest in a string of depth-building moves in free agency, retaining Ennis could pay huge dividends. After joining the Sixers at the tail end of last season, the 6’7 combo forward appeared in 11 playoff […]Read more "Report: Sixers to sign James Ennis to two-year contract"
Ime Udoka has been hired by the 76ers to be Brett Brown’s lead assistant, according to reports from Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. Udoka has spent his entire coaching career with the San Antonio Spurs. Now, the 41-year-old moves into the spotlight as 2nd only to Brett Brown himself in one of the […]Read more "Hiring Ime Udoka could be a sign of things to come for the Sixers"