After splitting the first two games at home, the Sixers will travel to Atlanta with the goal of taking control of the series. The Hawks had a 24-18 record at home this season and won both of their home playoff games against the Knicks in the first round of the playoffs. The Sixers will appear […]Read more "What to Watch for in Sixers vs Hawks: Game Three"
Throughout his three-year NBA career, Shake Milton has been through a lot. The 24-year-old guard was the 54th pick in the 2018 draft, ascended through the G-League, and has become a key part of the Sixers bench. Despite establishing himself as their most integral piece of the bench coming into the season, Shake has seen […]Read more "Sixers underdog Shake Milton continues to show Philly toughness"
Game five of the Sixers vs Wizards playoff series looked destined to be a nail biter. Without Joel Embiid to help them, the Sixers limped back to the Farg after giving the Wizards a lifeline. Washington could smell blood in the water and the prospect of coming back from a 3-0 deficit was suddenly plausible. […]Read more "Tyrese Maxey flashed elite potential in series-clinching win over the Wizards"
Otherwise even-keeled, criticism regarding Ben Simmons has been the one thing that has fired up Doc Rivers with the media this season. Since taking the reins in Philadelphia, Doc Rivers has proved to be the right man for the job. He has pressed all the right buttons on players, and it is tough to argue that he […]Read more "A Look into Doc Rivers’ Continued Defense of Ben Simmons"
After a victory against the Washington Wizards, Joel Embiid and the Sixers are just one game away from completing the series sweep. Celebrate the Sixers victory with a Philadelphia 76ers backpack from FOCO! The starters put on a show helping to put the game away early, leading to some “old school management.” Joel Embiid led […]Read more "Sixers One Game Away From Completing Sweep Against Wizards"
There have been few guys ascend into the spotlight as quickly as Shake Milton. Just midway through last season Shake Milton was told he had no place in the rotation. Fast forward a few weeks and a couple of injuries later, and Milton was the Sixers starting point guard and producing at an extremely high […]Read more "Shake Milton could be the odd man out in Sixers playoff rotation"
After fighting their way to a 1-0 series lead against the Wizards, things proved to be a little easier in game two for the Sixers. In a night that was headlined by the impressive performance of Ben Simmons, the Sixers were able to cruise to a 120-95 victory and take full control of the series: […]Read more "Ben Simmons leads Sixers to blowout victory in game two"
After winning the opening game of the series in explosive fashion, the Sixers return to the Wells Fargo Center to host the Wizards once more. Taking a 2-0 lead would obviously be a dream start to the teams’ playoff run and after the opener ended 125-118 following some foul trouble and a couple of offensive […]Read more "Keys to the game: How the Sixers can clinch game 2 against the Wizards"
It is tough to criticize Ben Simmons after a near masterful performance in Game one of the NBA playoffs where he secured 15 rebounds and dished out 15 assists, while playing a major role on the defensive end. While many are caught up on Simmons scoring just 6 points, the assists from the Sixers point […]Read more "Will free-throw struggles from Ben Simmons hurt the Sixers in the playoffs?"
The Sixers were able to secure a victory in game one of the first-round matchup with the Wizards, but it was far from their game plan. Three questionable foul calls on Joel Embiid limited him to just 11 first-half minutes. Given that the Sixers offense flows through their 7-foot MVP candidate, this changed things drastically. […]Read more "Tobias Harris & Doc Rivers remain a match made in heaven for Sixers"