Elton Brand and the 76ers called an impromptu press conference on Tuesday morning, opening up to the media for questioning. Brand briefly discussed COVID-19 related news, before turning things over for questions. I (David Esser) actually happened to be in the conference call and was able to get a first-hand look into Brand’s thought process […]Read more "Biggest takeaways from Sixers GM Elton Brand’s conference call"
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"
One of the more ironically “iconic” players from the Sixers hardcore tanking days, Tony Wroten truly embodied what it meant to be a member of “The Process”. A failed first-round draft pick for the Memphis Grizzlies, Wroten found a home with the 76ers for a few years. A First-team All-Pac-12 player coming out of college, […]Read more "Rewinding the process: Tony Wroten’s historic days as a Sixer"
Just over a month ago, I sat down and explored which scenario the Philadelphia 76ers would likely want to see more. A first round matchup with the Jimmy Butler led Miami Heat, or a first round matchup against their longtime rival up in Boston. While I eventually settled in on the Heat (you can check […]Read more "Shortened Playoffs Good News for the Sixers"
Despite appearing to be a solid player at times, Furkan Korkmaz is consistently proving to be a liability for the Philadelphia 76ers. Entering the 2019-20 NBA season, Elton Brand and the rest of the Sixers front office had quite a daunting task on their hands, replacing JJ Redick. For two straight seasons, Redick was one […]Read more "It’s Time for the Furkan Korkmaz Experiment to End"
After logging just 39 total NBA minutes in 2019, G Shake Milton has been relegated to the 76ers G-League affiliate: the Delaware Blue Coats. For those of you who didn’t already know, Milton had a MONSTER year for the Blue Coats last season. He led the team in scoring and ranked as one of the […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Sixers send Shake Milton to G-League"
Currently slotted just outside the top three in the Eastern Conference at fourth, it’s hard not to call the Sixers season a success so far. Joel Embiid is playing at an otherworldly level- keeping pace in both the MVP and DPOY race. Becoming more acclimated to NBA speed, Ben Simmons is averaging 19.3 PPG, 8.15 RPG, […]Read more "Five under-the-radar trade targets for the Sixers"
The Sixers started the new year back in the win column, as they took this one 119-113 from the Clippers to improve to 24-14 on the season. Joel Embiid led the team with 28 points and 19 rebounds, and Ben Simmons added 14 points, 9 rebounds, and 8 assists to bring the team to 2-2 […]Read more "4 observations from the Sixers win over Clippers"
In the spirit of all the deals and great values for Black Friday today, I wanted to look back and talk about some of the best deals the Sixers have gotten over the years. Here are some of my favorites. Honorable Mention-2018: Jimmy Butler trade Since this trade is so new, I really can’t […]Read more "Ranking the top 3 Sixers trades of all time"
As time wound down at Wells Fargo Center on Friday night, Sixers center Joel Embiid stepped to the line to help finish off the Utah Jazz and improve the Sixers record to 10-7. As the Cameroonian 7-footer knocked down both of his free-throws, echoes of the chant “MVP! MVP!” sounded throughout the center. And, for […]Read more "Sixers center Joel Embiid is having an MVP level season (which is INSANE)"