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"
Ever since Elton Brand inked the former Celtic to that $109 million contract, Sixers fans have been collectively confused as to what Al Horford’s role on the team was supposed to be. Is he the most expensive backup center in world history? Is he supposed to transition into a floor-spacing power forward? Is he simply […]Read more "Al Horford has a unique opportunity to finally impress Sixers fans down in Orlando"
Wonderkid – a young player who has elite potential and is already playing at a level way higher than you’d expect of someone their age. Philadelphia sports is filled with bright talents, but just how exciting does the future look? I decided to rank the top-10 wonderkids playing in the City right now, but since […]Read more "Ranking the top 10 wonderkids in Philadelphia sports"
In a very unfortunate turn of events, it looks like newly signed free agent Ryan Broekhoff won’t be joining the Philadelphia 76ers down in Orlando after all. Broekhoff was the Sixers’ lone signing heading into the NBA’s bubble restart, as the team was allowed to expand their roster a tad due to health concerns surrounding […]Read more "Ryan Broekhoff won’t be joining the Sixers in Orlando after all"
As I am sure is the case with many of you, my sports-withdrawal is at an all-time high. There is now under 2 weeks before NBA basketball will resume and teams are in full swing at the Orlando bubble. As excitement grows around the return of basketball, there has not been enough buzz surrounding the […]Read more "Sixers need to tap into their underdog mentality when playoffs arrive"
There seems to be an aura of surprise surrounding the recent emergence of Shake Milton. Just this past week it was announced that Milton would be taking over the point guard position while Ben Simmons would be dropping down to power forward, and a healthy amount of Sixers fans were confused with this concept. Comments […]Read more "Shake Milton could be the ‘Markelle Fultz that never was’ for Sixers"