(Disclaimer: This is more of an opinion style piece. All hot takes belong to me and are definitely encouraged to be debated.) Matisse Thybulle That’s it. That’s the whole article. All jokes aside, in a game without Ben Simmons and Al Horford, the Sixers were still able to secure a captivating 106-86 win over the […]Read more "What we learned in Sixers’ preseason win over Pistons"
Let’s Recap: Remembering back to last season, the Philadelphia 76ers rolled out a starting lineup of a jump shot-less Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Dario Saric, Robert Covington, and Markelle Fultz. After a couple of big trades, general manager Elton Brand made a splash for Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris. Odds for the Sixers to win […]Read more "What should we expect from the Sixers this season?"
The Start of an Era The NBA has become a three-point shooter’s league. Larry Brown hates the 3-point shot, while the beloved Gregg Popovich has begrudgingly accepted as a necessary part of today’s NBA game. What was once a rare commodity among basketball players has become a key to success in today’s game. After times […]Read more "What Ben Simmons’ new 3-pt shot means for the Sixers in 2019"
Amidst controversy between the NBA and China, the Philadelphia 76ers traveled to LJVM Coliseum to take on the Charlotte Hornets to open the preseason. As one of the few selected teams to play basketball in a connected relationship between the NBA and China, the Sixers defeated the Guangzhou Loong Lions, 144-86. It would be the […]Read more "The Sixth Man: What we learned about the Sixers in preseason opener"
The Sixers continue their preseason tonight at 7:30 pm against the Charlotte Hornets. After what could only be described as molly-whopping the Guangzhou Long-Lions, the Sixers look to continue that against another sub-NBA team. This game should be a great chance to see some of the players on the back end of the roster. Players […]Read more "Three things to watch in Sixers preseason clash with Hornets"
Trey Burke has bounced around the NBA a little bit. Drafted by the Utah Jazz in 2013, Burke played for three seasons before being traded to the Washington Wizards. A free-agent after his lone season with the Wizards, Burke signed with the New York Knicks whom he played for until he was traded with Kristaps […]Read more "Can Trey Burke become the Sixers’ 6th Man?"
Since becoming the team’s Head Coach in 2013, Brett Brown has shown a tenacious focus on defense. Coming from the Greg Popovich coaching tree, it’s not surprising that Coach Brown understands the importance of defense. While the team hasn’t always been a defensive juggernaut, he continues to preach defensive effort relentlessly. Last year the Sixers […]Read more "The Sixers are looking to emerge as a defensive juggernaut in 2019-20"
It’s the end of September and that means it’s time for the NBA discussions to begin. The Sixers are usually left out of conversations involving NBA powerhouses, but this may be the year that changes. Ben Simmons What people tend to forget in regard to Simmons, is that he’s been learning how to play the […]Read more "Five biggest X-factors in igniting a Sixers title run"
When the Sixers traded Jimmy Butler earlier this offseason they clearly lost a talented player. Butler ran most of the half-court offense during the postseason and was the team’s closer during the final moments. The defense, the attitude, and the big shot capability made Butler a huge asset, but Butler decided he’d rather sign with […]Read more "Josh Richardson could be an under-the-radar steal for the Sixers"
After a busy offseason over the past couple of months, the 76ers have made one thing clear: they have fully entered win-now mode. After extending superstar Ben Simmons and signing Tobias Harris to a multi-year deal, the 76ers now have a core of four superstars in Simmons, Embiid, and Harris. It is obvious that they […]Read more "Would the Sixers be wise to take a look at Carmelo Anthony?"