It’s a routine experience at this point in time, but Vilannova head coach Jay Wright has once again been ruled out for the Philadelphia 76ers head coaching gig. Wright making the switch from college ball to the pros has long been rumored, but this year was the first time people felt he had a real […]Read more "Jay Wright won’t be the Sixers next head coaching hire"
Every offseason seems to be the same story – Clips surface of Ben Simmons shooting 3’s like its nothing. Hype videos of a smooth stroke flood our twitter timelines and then the season rolls around and this newfound jumper is all but forgotten. Ben Simmons is a very good basketball player. He stands roughly 6’10, […]Read more "The curious case of Ben Simmons & the Philadelphia 76ers"
The Sixers began the first round of the playoffs tonight against the hated Boston Celtics. This game has been long awaited for many reasons, one being what Philadelphia would look like without star Ben Simmons. The early results were promising but the Sixers were unable to hold game one. One of the keys to the […]Read more "Takeaways from Sixers Depressing Game One Loss Against Celtics"
Tobias Harris silences the doubters. From the very moment Tobias Harris inked that $180 million contract, the criticisms have poured down left and right on the Sixers forward. Anytime he misses a shot, Twitter is flooded with calls of “overpaid” and “overrated”. For the most part, Harris has been exactly what the Sixers paid for, […]Read more "Sixers vs Celtics: Five bold predictions for the first round of the playoffs"
The Sixers finished the regular season on a high note shooting the lights out against the Houston Rockets. While the game did not affect their playoff position, it was a great opportunity to work out some issues before the playoffs. What We Learned How Serious is GR3’s Injury? Glenn Robinson III missed Friday night’s game […]Read more "What We Learned from Sixers Shooting Bonanza Against Rockets"
For the most part, the Orlando bubble has been quite the disaster for the Sixers. Ben Simmons suffered what’s likely to be a season-ending injury, Joel Embiid has already hurt both his ankle and his hand, and TJ Warren hung a 50-piece on Philly’s defense. However, amidst all the chaos and lackluster performances, one tiny […]Read more "Sixers will officially have a 2020 first-round pick thanks to Mike Muscala"
The Sixers just can’t catch a break. After losing to the Phoenix Suns (granted without their starters) the team suffered a stunning collapse against the Toronto Raptors. Additionally, Joel Embiid left the game halfway through with a wrist injury after Marc Gasol clubbed him on a no-call. Thankfully, the Xrays were negative and his absence […]Read more "Takeaways from Sixers Stunning Collapse Against Raptors"
It’s been no secret that since the Sixers drafted Ben Simmons back in 2016, the team has looked at two different systems to see what the best fit is for their superstar player. One of the systems, that has been mainly used since he was drafted sees Ben play at point guard and the other […]Read more "The Sixers Need To Define Ben Simmons’ Permanent Position"
In a game that the Sixers had no business being competitive in, the Sixers’ bench showed some guts against the undefeated Phoenix Suns. Unsurprisingly, defense was not the focus of this game for either team but it was a chance for players to earn time in the playoffs. While they may have lost and the […]Read more "What We Learned From Sixers Gutsy Loss Against Suns"
The Sixers eked out another win Friday night, this time at the expense of the Orlando Magic. There was some concern before the game as the Sixers would be without Ben Simmons and will continue to be for multiple weeks to come. The Sixers could have easily folded and it would not have been exactly […]Read more "Burks & Horford step up to lead Sixers past Orlando Magic"