The NBA still has yet to decide whether or not the season will continue or be canceled. The decision should hopefully be made over the next month or two but either way, there will be a draft, it’s just a matter of when. The Sixers boast a bevy of picks at the moment and General […]Read more "Sixers Only 2020 Mock Draft 1.0: A first-round steal"
Unless we’re talking about the New York Knicks or the Washington Redskins, it’s rare for a team’s general manager to tip important information to the media. However, during a conference call that I underwent with Sixers’ GM Elton Brand on Tuesday, it seems he may have just given us an important clue… During the call, […]Read more "Did GM Elton Brand reveal the Sixers’ draft plans?"
The NBA has announced that both the draft lottery and combine will be postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak. The lottery and combine were both scheduled to take place in Chicago, with the lottery taking place May 19th and the combine May 21-24. It’s not a surprise as in order. For the lottery to […]Read more "NBA Postpones Draft Lottery, Combine Amid COVID Pandemic"
After what felt like an eternity of waiting, it’s FINALLY draft day in the NFL. Seeing as pretty much the entire world has been starved of any sort of sports for the last few weeks, this year’s draft will likely go down as one of the most watched in league history. While the Eagles will […]Read more "NFL Draft Prospects and their 76ers Comparisons"
The power forward position has been a constant spot of struggle for the 76ers over the last few seasons. After trading away Dario Saric in 2018, the team opted to run Tobias Harris at the position as a “stretch four”. Just a few months later and Harris was bumped back to small forward, with Al […]Read more "Sixers’ Draft Preview: Paul Reed"
We’ve all probably heard about it by now, that fateful night in 1999 where the Sixers were mere minutes away from acquiring Tracy McGrady (in a trade via the Toronto Raptors). With the deal agreed upon by both sides, and reporters already calling it a done deal (Stephen A. Smith), the Raptors backed out. The […]Read more "What if the Sixers had traded for Tracy McGrady in 1999?"
The Philadelphia 76ers are expected to undergo quite a bit of roster turnover this upcoming offseason (whenever that occurs of course). Four players are on expiring contracts, and another few are expected to be made available via trade. Luckily for the Sixers, they’ll have an opportunity to add a first-round level talent to help replace […]Read more "Sixers’ Draft Preview: Nico Mannion"
The drafting of Joel Embiid in 2014 is what most people view as the most important piece to the 76ers rebuild. Literally nicknamed “The Process”, Embiid completely turned a dying franchise around. He’s now a 3x All-Star, a 2x All-NBA Second Team member, and a 2x All-NBA Defensive Second Team member. Without him, it’s unlikely […]Read more "What if the Sixers never drafted Joel Embiid?"
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"
Is it really that time already? With the NBA season still on it’s health-related hiatus, basketball fans have taken it upon themselves to start looking at what the NBA draft could shape up to look like. While the Sixers obviously won’t be in the running for the top-tier prospects like James Wiseman or Lamelo Ball, […]Read more "Sixers Draft Preview: Jalen Smith"