When it was announced that Ben Simmons had partially dislocated his kneecap, a lot of people were quick to write off the Philadelphia 76ers season as a complete bust. Simmons had unequivocally been the Sixers best overall player throughout the regular season, and losing him for any extended period of time is a crushing blow […]Read more "Replacing Simmons is impossible, but Alec Burks is going to try"
After nearly five months of not having a meaningful game, the Sixers have reminded their fans of just how up and down they can be. After Brett Brown and his team allowed TJ Warren to drop 53 points in a loss against Indiana, they did bounce back. To follow up that painful game, the Sixers […]Read more "76ers look to avoid trap game against Magic"
During the Philadelphia 76ers win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, starting guard/forward Ben Simmons left the game relatively early due to what looked like a knee injury. With speculation swirling all over social media regarding what the injury could be, we received some clarification from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. “Subluxation of the left knee […]Read more "Instant analysis: Ben Simmons out for the foreseeable future with knee injury"
After months of being hyped up as the Philadelphia 76ers long sought after “savior”, Shake Milton saw his first time starting in the new-look Sixers lineup met with a resounding thud. He scored zero points, recorded five personal fouls, and only shot the ball once. Shake was also involved in a quite public sideline spat […]Read more "The legend of Shake Milton continues to grow"
The Sixers kicked off their Orlando bubble regular season with a pitiful display of defense on Saturday night. Despite Joel Embiid pouring in 41 points and 21 rebounds, the team allowed TJ Warren of all people to drop a career-high 53 points en route to 127-121 victory (check out the full game recap: HERE). The […]Read more "Why Joel Embiid’s and Shake Milton’s spat is actually good for the Sixers"
It was only a matter of a time. From the moment that I saw Trey Burke had signed with the Dallas Mavericks for the NBA’s restart, I knew there would be at least one random game where all of “Sixers Twitter” set themselves ablaze with Burke-obsessed rage. During last night’s Rockets-Mavs game, that’s exactly what […]Read more "Sixers fans, please stop overhyping Trey Burke"
The Philadelphia 76ers played their third and final scrimmage game on Tuesday night (check out the recap to that here), and it went as expected. Starters like Tobias Harris and Ben Simmons played extremely well, Matisse Thybulle continued his defensive warpath on the court, and some of the reserves like Norvell Pelle and Marial Shayok […]Read more "Kyle O’Quinn has emerged as a crucial leader for the Sixers"
Despite having an extremely impressive rookie season, all things considered, there were some genuine question marks regarding what Matisse Thybulle’s role would be headed into the playoffs. Brett Brown typically leans on veterans down the stretch (plus the whole season being turned upside down due to COVID), it wasn’t outlandish to assume Thybulle would see […]Read more "Matisse Thybulle has earned a spot in the Sixers playoff rotation"
The long-awaited debut of Shake Milton taking the reigns at point guard was finally put on display yesterday in the Sixers’ first scrimmage, and it did not disappoint. While it was a small sample size, the change greatly helped solve the spacing issue on offense and helped highlight the skills of all 5 starters. Shake […]Read more "Are Sixers destined for a shake-up at the PG position?"
The NBA is finally back, and more importantly, Sixers basketball is finally back. After a hiatus which honestly felt like a few years long, Philadelphia sports fans are finally going to be able to watch their 76ers play some ball. Brett Brown and the Sixers will be starting things off with a few exhibition games, […]Read more "Three storylines to watch during Sixers-Grizzlies scrimmage"