Arguably the biggest gamble in franchise history, the Philadelphia 76ers trading up for Markelle Fultz in 2017 was a move that was supposed to catapult the Sixers into years of dominance. Pairing him with the likes of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, it would have no doubt created one of the best young trios in […]Read more "What if the Sixers never traded up for Markelle Fultz"
April 1st has come and gone, and unfortunately this whole “no sports” thing wasn’t just a big April Fool’s Day prank. The NBA season is still on hold at the moment, and no one is quite sure when/if basketball will be returning. Despite the lack of televised basketball, us here at the PhillySportsNetwork are still […]Read more "Season in review: Furkan Korkmaz"
Joining the likes of Joel Embiid, Zach Ertz, and a plethora of other Philadelphia sports figures, Sixers’ power forward/center Al Horford has made a quite hefty donation to support people currently being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Pledging sums of $500,000 US dollars to six different locations, Horford’s donation will no doubt help those in […]Read more "Al Horford donates $500k in COVID-19 relief aid"
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?"
Despite taking centers in the first round in each of the last two drafts, the Philadelphia 76ers had their eyes set on yet another big man entering 2015. Coming off a dominant collegiate year at Duke, Jahlil Okafor was at the top of the Sixers’ draft board. Initially, fans around the league were quite puzzled […]Read more "Rewinding the process: What happened to Jahlil Okafor?"
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"
Following the lead of professional athletes around the country, Joel Embiid has pledged to donate $500k to aid both COVID-19 relief workers and Sixers-related team employees. This donation comes less than 24 hours after Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils owner Joshua Harris announced certain pay cuts would be implemented on staff working for the […]Read more "Joel Embiid donates 500k to relief workers and team employees"
With the NBA season in a bit of a limbo at the moment, and nobody really being sure if the league will be continuing or not, now seemed like as good a time as ever to reflect back on the Sixers roster and how they’ve all performed thus far. Up first? Well of course it […]Read more "Season in review: Ben Simmons"
Sam Hinkie’s famous “Process” days with the Philadelphia 76ers involved a ton of roster turnover. Key role players were consistently traded away for draft picks, while the actual Sixers roster was made up of a mish-mash of undrafted free agents and rookies. Similar to that of Nerlens Noel (who was highlighted last week), forward Hollis […]Read more "Rewinding the process: Hollis Thompson’s up and down career"
Inspired by the wonderful piece that Ricky Amandeo (@Ricky_amandeo8) wrote on the Flyers, we’re taking a look at which former Sixers would fit in with today’s current team. Important to note, this is not just a list of the “best” all-time 76ers, it takes into account both ability and fit. For example, I’ve purposefully excluded […]Read more "Which former Sixers would fit in with today’s team?"