Following the lead of professional athletes around the country, Joel Embiid has pledged to donate $500k to aid both COVID-19 relief workers and Sixers-related team employees. This donation comes less than 24 hours after Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils owner Joshua Harris announced certain pay cuts would be implemented on staff working for the […]Read more "Joel Embiid donates 500k to relief workers and team employees"
Sam Hinkie’s famous “Process” days with the Philadelphia 76ers involved a ton of roster turnover. Key role players were consistently traded away for draft picks, while the actual Sixers roster was made up of a mish-mash of undrafted free agents and rookies. Similar to that of Nerlens Noel (who was highlighted last week), forward Hollis […]Read more "Rewinding the process: Hollis Thompson’s up and down career"
The NFL’s free agency window is still going strong, and the Philadelphia Eagles pulled off their first blockbuster trade of the period by acquiring CB Darius Slay Jr. from the Detroit Lions. Big time trades are fun. One team gets an established star to add to their roster, while the other can normally load up […]Read more "Ranking the top-5 Sixers trades of all time"
Despite the entire sports world shutting down due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, the recent frenzy surrounding that of NFL Free Agency has given every sports fan something to get excited about. DeAndre Hopkins got traded, Tom Brady is leaving New England, etc etc etc. With that in mind, now seemed like the perfect time […]Read more "Ranking the top-5 Sixers free-agent signings of all time"
The NBA faces a period of uncertainty during this recently suspended season. Just how long will the season be suspended? Commissioner Adam Silver confirmed that the season will be suspended for at least 30 days, but what if the suspension lasts longer? While it may only last 30 days that could turn into months which […]Read more "Does the Suspended NBA Season give Brett Brown Job Security?"
A little bit before 2 PM ET, news broke from the Sixers organization regarding the health of their All-Star point guard: Ben Simmons. Needless to say, it wasn’t exactly what Philly fans wanted to hear. Simmons has already missed the last two and a half weeks with his nerve impingement, and this recent update doesn’t […]Read more "Ben Simmons to miss at least another 3 weeks with nerve injury"
The Sixers are finally returning to the Center after a disappointing road trip. It was not likely that the team would finish the trip above .500 but losing to the Warriors without Steph Curry really stung. The team now has a chance to bounce back as they begin a four-game homestand. First team up, the […]Read more "What to watch as Sixers return home with an aim to throttle the Pistons"
Despite getting beat by both the LA Clippers and the LA Lakers earlier in the week, the Sixers had an opportunity to end their west coast road trip on a slight high note. Facing the “tanking” Warriors, Philly could escape the stretch of road games going 2-2, without three of their starters. Alas, in typical […]Read more "Takeaways from Sixers’ embarrassing defeat against the Warriors"
With the Sixers season a mixture of home dominance and borderline ineptitude on the road, the question was posed to our Sixers staff here at Philly Sports Network, “Is Brett Brown the problem for the Sixers?” Here’s what our team has to say on the subject. Dave Esser: Brett Brown is not “the” problem, he […]Read more "Sixers Roundtable: Is Brett Brown the Sixers’ biggest problem?"
Just when this road trip was beginning to look like another bust, the Sixers proved us wrong once again. The Kings came into this game riding a hot streak, but the Sixers’ hot shooting conquered Sacramento. Led by Tobias Harris’ 28 points, Philly dethroned the Kings 125-108 in California last night. Storyline of the Game: […]Read more "What we learned in Sixers’ vital win over Kings"