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"
Last season, the Sixers scored the fifth-fewest bench points in the entire NBA. Despite capturing the third-seed in the Eastern Conference, Philly had quite a few glaring holes in their second unit. Incumbent backup T.J McConnell was serviceable for the majority of the season but left a lot to be desired while backing up Ben […]Read more "Elton Brand Ensuring Sixers’ Second Unit Won’t Be a Weakness Again"
The 76ers simply didn’t have enough tools in the shed to take down the Boston Celtics when they went against each other in the playoffs. The Celtics just outplayed the Sixers and exposed their lack of wing defense and scoring threats. Next season will be even harder for the Sixers to to take down the […]Read more "Is Markelle Fultz the key to the Sixers taking down the Celtics?"
In 1776, the original 13 colonies, one of which was Pennsylvania, declared their independence from Great Britain and started the incredible country that we know today as the United States of America. Specifically, it was on July 4th, when the final draft of the Declaration of Independence was accepted by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. […]Read more "We are Philly: How the Sixers and their fans built a symbiotic relationship like no other"
The Philadelphia 76ers are currently 26-45 with eleven games remaining in the season. With such a small portion of the year left, and nothing really to play for, the fans have diverted their attention to watch the standings. The Sixers aren’t concerned with getting home court advantage during the first round, or even capturing a playoff spot. They, like […]Read more "A closer look at the current Draft picture for the Philadelphia 76ers"
The Sixers finally look ready to attack the upcoming NBA season. From the drafting of Ben Simmons to the long awaited arrival of Dario Saric, it’s a new era in Philadelphia. But there are still some questions over how the starting five is going to look come opening night. Projected Starting Lineup: PG Ben Simmons […]Read more "Trading for Zach LaVine could be the final piece of the Sixers starting lineup puzzle"
Almost a week has passed since the beginning of free agency and while the Sixers have made some moves, they may not exactly be the moves that will excite a fan base that has been hopelessly waiting for their team’s resurrection for what feels like 20 years. When Hinkie took over in 2012, he had […]Read more "A strategic free agency highlights new process for Sixers"
Jahlil Okafor is not Tim Duncan. And he will probably never be the centerpiece of a championship team. But on the other hand he is not his distant relative, Emeka Okafor. He is likely to fall somewhere in the middle where he could end up with some awards when it is all said and done. […]Read more "The Sixers would be crazy to trade Jahlil Okafor"
Well the ping-pong balls finally fell the Sixers way and after a successful draft lottery the 76ers are sitting at the top looking down at the other 29 teams (Do we thank Hinkie for this?). The other things they’ll be looking at over the next 30 plus days are the top two prospects in this […]Read more "Are the Sixers closer to competing than we think?"