Tobias Harris is one of the most curious cases in the NBA. Harris averaged 20ppg with 7.9 rebounds while shooting 39.7% from three, but seemed to slump after a mid-season trade. A well-traveled player, Harris came to the 76ers on February 6th, 2019. Being known for his ability to score since his early career, Harris […]Read more "Can Tobias Harris reach his all-star ceiling with the Sixers in 2019?"
The Sixers added a lot of talent to their frontcourt this offseason. The team signed Al Horford to a 4-year deal and added Kyle O’Quinn as well. They also managed to resign Tobias Harris, James Ennis, and Mike Scott, providing even more frontcourt depth. Jonah Bolden, who showed some promise last season, suddenly finds himself […]Read more "Can Jonah Bolden crack the Sixers rotation this season?"
If you watch Matisse Thybulle’s game, you’ll notice just how important defense is to him. He is a defender through and through and that’s what he hangs his hat on. Like most quality defenders, Thybulle worked tirelessly to become the stopper that he is. Named after artist Henri Matisse, Thybulle was born on March 4th, […]Read more "Sixers’ rookie Matisse Thybulle is poised to become dominant on defense"
The Sixers are big. They’re really big…but enough of that storyline. Brett Brown will have the opportunity to toy with several small ball lineups without sacrificing production, which is something he didn’t have last season. Let’s take a look at some potential “Death Squad” lineups the Sixers could deploy: Lineup 1 Ben Simmons, Zhaire Smith, […]Read more "Potential small-ball lineups the Sixers should explore"
The Philadelphia 76ers have a rich history in the NBA, ranking third in both regular-season and post-season wins. The Sixers also have had a long list of Hall of Fame talent over the years. Wilt the Stilt, Dr. J, Charles Barkley, Allen Iverson, and so many others have played for this storied franchise. In recent […]Read more "Sixers go way back For Throwback Thursday, dropping ‘classic edition’ jersey teaser"
Newest Sixer Trey Burke may not be a household name but there are reasons to be excited about is arrival. Burke is a traditionally streaky player who can seamlessly walk that line between spot starter and spark off the bench. Acting as a backup ball-handler and a shot-making combo guard, Burke can hopefully fill a […]Read more "Getting to know Sixers PG Trey Burke"
After losing perennial all-star Jimmy Butler- who ranked second on the team in points per game (18.3)- to the Miami Heat earlier in the offseason, the Sixers now must fill their beta dog vacancy in HC Brett Brown’s offense. There is no shortage of options, of course, as the Sixers boast arguably the best team […]Read more "Will 2019 see the next evolution of Sixers’ Tobias Harris?"
Here’s a little bit of news for some of the Sixers fans that want Ben Simmons traded. He’s twenty-two years old. This is his second year in the league. He’s also playing for a coach that doesn’t allow him to play to the best of his abilities. Brett Brown doesn’t not put Simmons in the […]Read more "Ben Simmons is struggling against the Raptors, but is it really his fault?"
On May 2nd, 2019, the 76ers put on a show for the whole world to see. They shot for 51% from the field and aggressively rebounded on both sides of the floor. At the center of this 116-95 win was the ring leader, the team’s leader and the city’s MVP, Joel Embid. Embid has been […]Read more "Thursday’s game holds more weight than just deciding Sixers’ playoff fate"
The fact that the Philadelphia 76ers were able to steal a win in Toronto against the Raptors was huge for this series. The Sixers starting five really weren’t blowing the Raptors starting five out of the water, but the bench did show up big time for the Sixers in game two. In fact, I would […]Read more "Keys to the game: How Sixers can take a series-lead over Raptors"