The Sixers took back home-field advantage after a convincing win over the Hawks led by MVP snub Joel “The Process” Embiid. If the Sixers were going to go up 2-1 in this series, it was clear they would need to approach this game with the same level of intensity that led them to a Game […]Read more "Joel Embiid Leads The Way As Sixers Smoke Hawks"
After splitting the first two games at home, the Sixers will travel to Atlanta with the goal of taking control of the series. The Hawks had a 24-18 record at home this season and won both of their home playoff games against the Knicks in the first round of the playoffs. The Sixers will appear […]Read more "What to Watch for in Sixers vs Hawks: Game Three"
Throughout his three-year NBA career, Shake Milton has been through a lot. The 24-year-old guard was the 54th pick in the 2018 draft, ascended through the G-League, and has become a key part of the Sixers bench. Despite establishing himself as their most integral piece of the bench coming into the season, Shake has seen […]Read more "Sixers underdog Shake Milton continues to show Philly toughness"
Last night, the Sixers put on a clinic, beating the Hawks by nearly 20 points to tie the series up 1-1. One of the biggest reasons the team was able to bounce back after a sluggish start to the series was their vaunted defensive efforts against Hawks star Trae Young. Young, who scorched the Sixers […]Read more "Did the Sixers Discover the Secret to Negating Trae Young?"
The Sixers bench has been a topic of conversation throughout the course of the season. Finding talented role players to compliment Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons has been a struggle over the past few seasons and it was exciting to see a change in this regard. The roster overturns prior to the season have been […]Read more "Why the Sixers need to say goodbye to the All-Bench unit"
Matisse Thybulle has been a defensive anchor for the Sixers during the playoffs. He’ll have to keep up that impressive streak against Atlanta. There were a ton of positives to take away from the Sixers’ first-round victory over the Wizards. Advancing following a near sweep of the inferior Wizards, Philly looked fluid on both sides of […]Read more "Sixers Need Matisse Thybulle to Continue To Shine Defensively"
Game five of the Sixers vs Wizards playoff series looked destined to be a nail biter. Without Joel Embiid to help them, the Sixers limped back to the Farg after giving the Wizards a lifeline. Washington could smell blood in the water and the prospect of coming back from a 3-0 deficit was suddenly plausible. […]Read more "Tyrese Maxey flashed elite potential in series-clinching win over the Wizards"
Otherwise even-keeled, criticism regarding Ben Simmons has been the one thing that has fired up Doc Rivers with the media this season. Since taking the reins in Philadelphia, Doc Rivers has proved to be the right man for the job. He has pressed all the right buttons on players, and it is tough to argue that he […]Read more "A Look into Doc Rivers’ Continued Defense of Ben Simmons"
The Sixers came into game four holding a dominant 3-0 lead with every intention of ending the series in four. Several questionable calls, Ben Simmons foul trouble, and an Embiid injury scare did not allow for this to be the case as the Sixers fell to the Wizards by a score of 122-114: Things start […]Read more "Sixers drop a rollercoaster game four to Wizards: What we learned"
The Philadelphia 76ers have announced that Joel Embiid will not return for the rest of game four against the Washington Wizards. Joel Embiid took a bad fall and landing awkwardly after a shot contest by Robin Lopez. The Sixers’ star limped to the locker room and was missing for over thirty minutes. Embiid’s status was […]Read more "Joel Embiid OUT for the Remainder of Game Four"