Philadelphia 76ers’ star center Joel Embiid says he should be the NBA’s defensive player of the year. Is he right? Does he have a case? The top of discussion for many Sixers fans so far has been if Joel Embiid is deserving to win the MVP award this season. While Embiid has that on his […]Read more "Joel Embiid: “I want to be DPOY, I should be DPOY”"
A 39-point performance from Joel Embiid helped the Sixers to cruise past the Nets in a potential Eastern Conference Finals preview. It may not have been the Eastern Conference Finals Preview that was expected, but the Sixers took on the Nets for the third time this season. Despite being without James Harden and Kevin Durant, the Brooklyn […]Read more "Joel Embiid Dominates As Sixers Hold-On Against The Nets"
The Sixers find themselves back in the win column after quieting the Oklahoma City Thunder thanks to Furkan Korkmaz’s big game. Just a shellacking of a game tonight as Joel Embiid put up an impressive 27 points in 27 minutes. It wasn’t the most surprising game in terms of the end result, but that doesn’t […]Read more "Sixers Silence Thunder Behind Korkmaz’s Big Night"
Despite playing against a shorthanded opponent, the Sixers were unable to rise to the occasion against Zion Williamson and the Pelicans. Where It Went Wrong Zion exploded for close to 40 points, while both Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid really struggled to ever find their footing. Embiid was particularly off his game tonight, as he finished with a measly […]Read more "Sixers fail to take care of business on the road, lose to the Pelicans"
The Celtics were predictably no match for Joel Embiid and the Sixers as the big man dominated en route to a 50 point outburst. What started as a tightly contested game quickly moved in the Sixers’ favor as a combination of turnovers and foul trouble plagued the Celtics. Joel Embiid led the effort forcing many […]Read more "Sixers Crush the Celtics Thanks to Embiid’s Massive Performance"
Dwight Howard was an excellent signing this offseason. For just the cost of the veteran’s minimum ($2.56 million), the Sixers acquired an eight-time all-star and three-time DPOY who has completely resurrected his career as a backup big man. By all accounts, Howard has been a positive voice in the locker room and helped foster the […]Read more "Why Sixers cannot rely on Dwight Howard as their sole Big off the bench"
A fairytale run came to a heartbreaking end on Thursday as the Delaware Blue Coats fell short of the mark against the Lakeland Magic in the G-League Championship in a 97-78 loss. Prior to this season, the Blue Coats had never so much as made the G-League playoffs. But a swift organizational culture change has […]Read more "Blue Coats fall short of a fairytale ending but the story isn’t over yet"
Over the past few years, the G-League has taken huge strides in the increase in talent and competition across the league. Representing the Sixers as their G-League affiliate, the Delaware Blue Coats have taken the same strides and this year’s team is loaded with talent. As proof of this, the Blue Coats picked up the […]Read more "A look at the future Sixers who shined in Blue Coats’ maiden playoff win"
Despite the success in his lone year at Kansas, there were many question marks surrounding Joel Embiid when the Sixers first drafted him. The 20-year-old Cameroon native had begun playing basketball just five years earlier, was questioned for his commitment to basketball, and faced a navicular fracture that had crippled the career of NBA players […]Read more "Joel Embiid is finally enjoying the fruits of his ‘Pure Sweat’ labor"
The beginning of the 76ers season was not far from ideal. Prior to January 7th, the Sixers were off to a 7-2 start and clicking on all cylinders. The new shooting additions were providing the exact spacing that the offense craved and Seth Curry was leading the charge in this area. Curry was averaging 17 […]Read more "76ers have no reason to panic about Seth Curry and his cooling form"