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"
The Sixers are big. They’re really big…but enough of that storyline. Brett Brown will have the opportunity to toy with several small ball lineups without sacrificing production, which is something he didn’t have last season. Let’s take a look at some potential “Death Squad” lineups the Sixers could deploy: Lineup 1 Ben Simmons, Zhaire Smith, […]Read more "Potential small-ball lineups the Sixers should explore"
One of the main focuses not only surrounding the Philadelphia 76ers, but gaining a lot of attention around the NBA, is the evidence that Ben Simmons is working on improving his jump shot. In a video that surfaced on Twitter, Simmons was playing a pickup game, and while he did drive the hoop for the […]Read more "Mike Scott sees “Hall Of Famer” potential in Sixers teammate Ben Simmons"
Newest Sixer Trey Burke may not be a household name but there are reasons to be excited about is arrival. Burke is a traditionally streaky player who can seamlessly walk that line between spot starter and spark off the bench. Acting as a backup ball-handler and a shot-making combo guard, Burke can hopefully fill a […]Read more "Getting to know Sixers PG Trey Burke"
The Sixers’ pursuit of building a solid bench continues with yet another ‘Woj Bomb’. This time, Philly has signed former draftee Furkan Korkmaz to a two-year deal. This contract is interesting given that the young forward seemed intent on forcing a trade due to a lack of playing time. A flurry of moves and an […]Read more "Instant analysis: Sixers to re-sign Furkan Korkmaz"
Let’s get it out of the way quickly because it’s common knowledge: Ben Simmons needs a jump shot. Okay. Breathe in and breathe out. He’s only 22 years old and has a whole bright future ahead. The Philadelphia 76ers offered the max deal to Jimmy Butler, but Butler wanted out to the Miami Heat. I […]Read more "Simmons’ max contract is a stamp of approval from Sixers GM Elton brand"
In a move that has been anticipated all offseason long, the Sixers officially retain the services of 2016’s number one overall pick, Ben Simmons. The Aussie was heading into the final year of his rookie deal and the Sixers saw no need to let him play out that season and run the risk of losing […]Read more "Report: Ben Simmons agrees to five-year max contract extension with Sixers"
Okay, as of July 11th, 2019, it is time for the Brooklyn Nets, the Boston Celtics, the Indiana Pacers, the Toronto Raptors, and the Milwaukee Bucks to circle every date that they play the Philadelphia 76ers. On this day, James Ennis III discussed why he chose to sign back with the Sixers. “The East is […]Read more "James Ennis III has called the Sixers shot but will he avoid ‘comment karma’?"
Sadly the Sixers lost their second game of Summer League. It hurt a little more because it was a loss to the Boston Celtics. Even though the Sixers lost, the point of Summer League is to see what young talent the Sixers have. A lot of the observations made were the same from game one. […]Read more "A look back at the second Sixers Summer League Game"