When you think of the 76er’s “Process” days, one of the very first players to kickstart this movement was that of Nerlens Noel. The sixth overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, Noel had an up and down start to his career in Philly before ultimately finding his niche as a role player in today’s […]Read more "Rewinding the process: How Nerlens Noel missed out on millions"
While the NBA finals are just around the corner, most teams are turning their attention towards the Draft and beyond. This is a really important offseason for the Sixers and one where emotional goodbyes should be expected. But while names like Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris should be obvious priorities, who are the names outside […]Read more "Five under-the-radar free agents who could interest the Sixers"
For the 2017-2018 season, Brett Brown will be entering his 5th(!) season as the head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers. After four seasons, one would typically expect to have a gauge on whether or not a coach is the real deal. Unfortunately for Sixers fans, that is not the case with Brown. Although he has […]Read more "Should Sixers Fans be Confident in Brett Brown?"
With the 2017 NBA trade deadline passing two days ago, it’s the analysts’ time to critique them. It should also be mentioned that general managers have more information than the average fan or writer on players’ individual feelings and desires. So maybe the decision to trade or hold onto a specific player isn’t what it […]Read more "Sixers trades spark remarkable doubt, but was there a method behind the madness?"
Last summer Bryan Colangelo picked up a megaphone, jumped on Billy Penn’s shoulders, atop city hall, and announced his intentions of trading one of his bigs before the season started. Even going as far as saying he would be disappointed if he had to go into the season with all 3 still on the roster. As […]Read more "Sixers need a GM with a plan and transparency..Colangelo has neither"
IT’S HAPPENING. The Sixers have long been in a logjam at center but with all the commotion surrounding the future of Jahlil Okafor, many seemed to forget about the possibility of moving on from former Kentucky Center, Nerlens Noel. According to Adrian Wojnoarowski, the Sixers are trading away the big man to Dallas, in exchange for […]Read more "Sixers decision to trade Nerlens Noel may seem questionable, but was absolutely the right call"
In the summer of 2015 Sam Hinkie agreed to a trade with the Sacramento Kings. Philadelphia gave up draft rights to Arturas Gudaitis and Luka Mitrovic, both second round picks in the draft the month before, in exchange for Carl Landry, Jason Thompson, Nik Stauskas, a future first round pick and a potential pick swap […]Read more "It’s time for Sixers fans to root against Kings as last chapter of the Process unfolds"
Let’s not make this more complicated than it needs to be. The Philadelphia 76ers are absolutely loaded with young talent, assets and cap space. Barring anything extreme, there’s really only one way for them to go, and that’s up. GM Bryan Colangelo came out of hibernation on Saturday night when he sat in with longtime 76ers TV Broadcaster […]Read more "Sixers should be in no hurry to make a blockbuster trade"
Over the past year, it has seemed as though both the 76ers organization and fan base were onboard with trading Nerlens Noel and keeping Jahlil Okafor. Nerlens has been clear since media day that he is not happy with this situation and would like it resolved as soon as possible. That did not sit well […]Read more "Why Sixers should absolutely avoid trading Nerlens Noel"
We all know Nerlens Noel by his defense. Two seasons of gaudy steal and block numbers alone tell us that; to say nothing of his oft-comical deficiencies on the other end (seriously Nerlens, ask Jordan Mathews if you can borrow the Eagle’s Jug Machine). Increasingly, though, there’s a counter-beat to the drumming of his swats bouncing […]Read more "Sixers Myth Busting: Is Nerlens Noel a Post Pushover?"