After a heartbreaking end to a playoff run that fans felt was destined to be the one that ended the NBA Finals drought, the Sixers find themselves entering the offseason at a crossroads. All signs point towards a potential trade involving Ben Simmons, but Daryl Morey has a lot of thinking to do. The big […]Read more "Sixers draft plans could center around the future of Ben Simmons"
Ben Simmons has decided against playing for the Australian Men’s National basket team. Will that decision help or hurt his game? As the Australian Boomers prepare for a promising Olympic Games in Tokyo this coming week, one notable Australian NBA player will not be fighting for the gold. That being, the Philadelphia 76ers own Ben […]Read more "Why Ben Simmons Sitting Out of Olympics Will Only Hurt His Game"
The NBA announced the 2020-21 All-Defensive teams as the Philadelphia 76ers had three players named between the two teams. Impressively, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, and Matisse Thybulle all cracked the prestigious team rosters. Simmons, who many thought to be worthy of the Defensive Player of the Year award, was elected to the first team. He […]Read more "Philadelphia 76ers Have Three Named to All-Defensive Teams"
Here’s a little bit of news for some of the Sixers fans that want Ben Simmons traded. He’s twenty-two years old. This is his second year in the league. He’s also playing for a coach that doesn’t allow him to play to the best of his abilities. Brett Brown doesn’t not put Simmons in the […]Read more "Ben Simmons is struggling against the Raptors, but is it really his fault?"
On Wednesday night, the Raptors (21-5) used a strong second-half to pull away from the Sixers (17-9) and win 113-102. Toronto was fueled by Kawhi Leonard, who scored 36 points and added 9 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas added 25 points and 8 boards off the bench and bullied Sixers center Joel Embiid, who scored a season […]Read more "Jimmy Butler is a man on a mission: Four observations from the Sixers loss to Raptors"
Judgement day has finally arrived in Philadelphia. The red-hot Sixers have defied all odds in reaching the NBA playoffs this season, stretching their legs and building a 16-game win streak to end the season, garnering a home-court advantage in the process. The Miami Heat come to town in a series that promises to challenge the […]Read more "Five things the Sixers need to do in order to sweep the Miami Heat"
Jahlil Okafor has sat on the bench for all 144 minutes of the last three games and it wasn’t because he was injured. The former Duke standout has fallen out of the robust rotation of big men. It’s hard to believe he’s plummeted from such stardom but it happened and it doesn’t look like things […]Read more "The rise and fall of Jahlil Okafor leaves Sixers in a tough spot"