“I’d love to be an All Star. It’s a goal of mine as a player” -Tobias Harris following Friday night’s win over the New Orleans Pelicans After Tobias Harris received a $180 million dollar max contract this past offseason, a common criticism of the deal was the fact that Harris had never been selected to […]Read more "Tobias Harris is living up to his contract & playing like an All-Star"
The next chapter in the Sixers/Celtics rivalry unfolded tonight as the Sixers made the trip up to Boston. Former Celtic, now Sixer, Al Horford missed his much anticipated return due to a knee injury. Without Horford, the Sixers still had plenty of motivation as the bad blood between these two teams flows strong enough to […]Read more "Embiid back to having fun as Sixers take down the Celtics"
We’re past a quarter of the NBA season already and the Sixers look like a solid contender in the East. Keeping pace with teams like Miami, Boston, and Toronto, the Sixers are on their way to the playoffs for the third year in a row. There is, however, a giant in the East that Philly […]Read more "Building the Sixers Bench Through the Trade Market"
Disclaimer: Before you get further ahead, please be aware that I am in no way suggesting the 76ers should trade Joel Embiid. I personally believe that Simmons and Embiid should be allowed more time to figure things out. In no way, shape or form am I proposing that they trade Joel Embiid. Ok, now you […]Read more "The Ultimate Joel Embiid Fantasy Trade"
One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives, according to the World Health Organization. Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions. I am one of them. My name is Yamil Roman and I have been diagnosed with major depressive disorder, […]Read more "My Mental Health Journey: How Basketball helped save my life"
The Philadelphia 76ers are in a so-far so-good situation this season. The team’s record does not quite reflect where they expected to be, but there are many bright spots nonetheless. Aside from a couple of rough games against the Raptors, Joel Embiid is having another All-NBA caliber season. Ben Simmons’ stats are down, but he […]Read more "Building the Sixers Bench Through Free Agency"
This past summer, the Sixers invested in a forward coming off a career year split between them, and the Clippers. Back in July, the Philadelphia 76ers gave Tobias Harris the fifth-largest contract in NBA history. His five-year, $180 million deal extension keeps him under team control through 2024, with no player option. Harris has never […]Read more "Philadelphia 76ers’ Tobias Harris is Proving His Worth"
Coming off a dismantling of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Sixers set their sights on the Toronto Raptors. The last time the teams met, the Raptors claimed a narrow victory. The game was infamous for Joel Embiid as for the first time in either his collegiate or professional career, he scored a total of zero points. […]Read more "Game preview: Sixers seek revenge against Raptors"
Right on cue, the Philadelphia 76ers have begun exploring potential bench upgrades via trade. Their top priority right now? Jordan Clarkson. According to Sports Illustrated’s NBA Insider Sam Amico (@AmicoHoops), the Sixers have expressed “high interest” in the 27-year-old combo guard. The Sixers are a team that are obviously looking to contend, and with that […]Read more "Should the Sixers be all-in on Jordan Clarkson?"
The Sixers traveled down to Washington for a match-up against the struggling Wizards. Philadelphia managed to spoil Embiid’s first 20-20 game of the season. In this game, Tobias Harris also scored 33 points and Ben Simmons had a double-double with 17 points and 10 assists. Leaving Washington with yet another road loss, the Sixers dropped […]Read more "Sixers lose in Embiid vs Simmons turnover contest"