In an “advanced model simulation” run by a data scientist backed fantasy sports website, the Philadelphia 76ers were given little-to-no shot at winning this year’s NBA Finals. As of this past Thursday, the NBA season is set to return this summer. Targeting a return to play in late July, 22 NBA teams will first play […]Read more "Simulation gives Sixers little chance at winning NBA Finals"
Kevin Durant made a relatively shocking move on Thursday evening – to those unfamiliar with the MLS or Philadelphia Union at least. The 2x NBA Champion is now a minority shareholder of Philadelphia’s Major League Soccer team and there has been plenty of speculation over what this means moving forward. But there is of course […]Read more "What does Kevin Durant’s Union investment mean for the Sixers?"
While the Philadelphia 76ers are in the process of gearing up for a conclusion to the 2019-20 NBA season, a team that won’t be headed down to Orlando has shown some serious interest in the Sixers’ staff. In a report published by Joe Cowley of the “Chicago Sun-Times“, it was revealed that Sixers’ assistant coach […]Read more "Report: Bulls looking to poach Sixers’ assistant coach"
In an announcement put out by ESPN earlier in the week, it was revealed that the NBA would be voting on a return to basketball set to take place in late July. The proposal included 22 total teams, potential play-in tournaments for 8th and 9th seeds, and eight final regular season games. With the proposal […]Read more "Sixers: Previewing the team’s final 8 regular season games"
In Yahoo Sports’ latest NBA mock draft (2020 NBA Mock Draft 3.0: Is James Wiseman the No. 1 overall pick?), NBC Sports writer Rob Dauster had the 76ers selecting the athletic combo guard out of Texas Tech: Jahmi’us Ramsey. Ramsey has become a popular pick for the Sixers in mocks recently, primarily due to his […]Read more "Latest NBA mock draft has Sixers selecting Jahmi’us Ramsey"
Less than two months ago and things were pretty clear when it came to Brett Brown’s future as head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers: go deep in the playoffs, or get fired. With a shortened season essentially a guarantee at this point, and a new playoff format also potentially in play, Brown’s status has become […]Read more "Sixers: Shortened season adds confusion to the Brett Brown decision"
As we get closer and closer to a return to NBA action, the potential to finally see this year’s Sixers team go to work in the playoffs is becoming a reality. A squad that was built primarily around the idea of postseason success, everyone should be 100% healthy and ready to go should the season […]Read more "Could there be a few surprises in the Sixers’ playoff rotation?"
During the Philadelphia 76ers’ infamous “Process” days, the team had a habit of going quite heavy on the center position. In fact, during the three seasons in which general manager Sam Hinkie was employed, the Sixers ran through a total of eight different big men. While the organization eventually hit the jackpot and landed Joel […]Read more "Rewinding the Process: What happened to Henry Sims?"
Coming off a disastrous 19 win season the year before, the 76ers entered the 2014 NBA draft looking to add to their very young core. Already led by a Syracuse guard in Michael Carter Williams, Sam Hinkie and the rest of the front office felt it was only right to pair him up with a […]Read more "Rewinding the process: Jerami Grant, the one that got away"
With the NBA season still on pause and it’s status up in the air, the next best thing to direct our attention to is the NBA draft. Following the series that my colleague, David Esser, started with his Jalen Smith analysis, next up in PhillySportsNetwork’s prospect chain is Tre Jones. Tre Jones- Duke University The […]Read more "Sixers’ Draft Preview: Tre Jones"