Well, we’re here. After a rollercoaster ride of drafted talent, it’s time to rank the top 5 draft picks since 2000. In case you’ve missed any of the list so far, don’t worry, we have you covered! #5. Jrue Holiday At just 19 years old, Jrue Holiday was selected with the 17th overall pick in […]Read more "Ranking the Sixers best draft picks since 2000: #5-1"
If you’ve missed any of this series so far – fear not. As we enter the penultimate article in the series and dive into the top 10, here are the players we’ve ranked so far: Onto #10… #10. Thaddeus Young While many may view the “post-Iverson/pre-Embiid” Sixers as a bit of a disastrous time in […]Read more "Ranking the Sixers best draft picks since 2000: #10-6"
With hype around this year’s NBA Draft beginning to build, what better time to look back at some of the Sixers’ finest selections over the last 20 years? If you haven’t read it already, make sure you’re caught up on spots 20-16 here: “Ranking the Sixers best draft picks since 2000: #20-16“ #15. Richaun Holmes […]Read more "Ranking the Sixers best draft picks since 2000: #15-11"
With hype around this year’s NBA Draft beginning to build, what better time to look back at some of the Sixers’ finest selections over the last 20 years? #20. Marial Shayok Marial Shayok has only played ten actual NBA minutes, yet he’s already looking like a gem of a draft pick. Selected towards the very […]Read more "Ranking the Sixers’ best draft picks since 2000: #20-16"
On the 19-year anniversary of Allen Iverson’s iconic stepover on Tyronn Lue, I felt it was only right to take a minute to reflect on “The Answer’s” 2001 NBA Finals performance. While most people tend to focus only on the herculean efforts of Iverson during the team’s lone upset victory, AI was genuinely dominant throughout […]Read more "Reflecting on Allen Iverson’s greatness during the 2001 Finals"
During the Philadelphia 76ers’ infamous “Process” days, the team had a habit of going quite heavy on the center position. In fact, during the three seasons in which general manager Sam Hinkie was employed, the Sixers ran through a total of eight different big men. While the organization eventually hit the jackpot and landed Joel […]Read more "Rewinding the Process: What happened to Henry Sims?"
As we continue to look back on some of the best Sixers games from the season thus far, it’s a no-brainer that we include Korkmaz’ game-winner in Portland. Even with Joel Embiid out due to suspension, the 76ers found a way to get it done (with some help from an unlikely hero)… Four games into […]Read more "Top 5 Sixers Games of the Year: Korkmaz’ game-winner"
Christian Wood had one of the strangest starts to his basketball career. Despite being a projected late first-round draft pick, the 6’ 10” forward slipped completely out of the 2015 NBA draft. After participating in the Summer League with the Houston Rockets, Wood was signed to the 76ers in late September. Then, things got a […]Read more "Rewinding the Process: Christian Wood’s strange path to NBA success"
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"
The 2019-20 NBA season has been a wild experience for Sixers fans. Entering the year with lofty expectations of competing for a championship, the Philly faithful was mainly met with disappointment. Sitting in the 6th seed prior to the league’s suspension, things weren’t going all that well for the Sixers. However, despite the year primarily […]Read more "Top 5 Sixers Games of the Year: Statement win over the Clippers"