Right around this time every year, the NBA conducts a survey of their 32 general managers. A total of 50 questions are asked, including polls like “Which team will win the 2020 NBA Finals?” and “Who will win the 2019-2020 Kia MVP?” Now as it goes with the national sports media, the Philadelphia market is […]Read more "Was Sixers’ Joel Embiid snubbed in NBA’s yearly GM Survey?"
What are the best bets of this upcoming season? What can we expect from the top teams this season? Here’s your all-access guide to understanding betting, and how it applies to this season. Sports betting, an idea that has drawn a lot of controversy over the years, is reaching its first season in Pennsylvania. For […]Read more "The 2019-2020 NBA Season: A Sixers’ Fan’s First-Time Betting Guide"
(Disclaimer: This is more of an opinion style piece. All hot takes belong to me and are definitely encouraged to be debated.) Matisse Thybulle That’s it. That’s the whole article. All jokes aside, in a game without Ben Simmons and Al Horford, the Sixers were still able to secure a captivating 106-86 win over the […]Read more "What we learned in Sixers’ preseason win over Pistons"
In 2018, Elton Brand and the rest of the 76ers’ front office were able to construct a truly dominant starting five. The group of Embiid, Simmons, Harris, Butler, and Redick all averaged over 16.5 points per game, and their elite level of production carried the Sixers deep into the Eastern Conference playoffs. However, with Brand […]Read more "Who should be the Sixers backup PG when the season begins?"
Let’s Recap: Remembering back to last season, the Philadelphia 76ers rolled out a starting lineup of a jump shot-less Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Dario Saric, Robert Covington, and Markelle Fultz. After a couple of big trades, general manager Elton Brand made a splash for Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris. Odds for the Sixers to win […]Read more "What should we expect from the Sixers this season?"
The Start of an Era The NBA has become a three-point shooter’s league. Larry Brown hates the 3-point shot, while the beloved Gregg Popovich has begrudgingly accepted as a necessary part of today’s NBA game. What was once a rare commodity among basketball players has become a key to success in today’s game. After times […]Read more "What Ben Simmons’ new 3-pt shot means for the Sixers in 2019"
Amidst controversy between the NBA and China, the Philadelphia 76ers traveled to LJVM Coliseum to take on the Charlotte Hornets to open the preseason. As one of the few selected teams to play basketball in a connected relationship between the NBA and China, the Sixers defeated the Guangzhou Loong Lions, 144-86. It would be the […]Read more "The Sixth Man: What we learned about the Sixers in preseason opener"
Trey Burke has bounced around the NBA a little bit. Drafted by the Utah Jazz in 2013, Burke played for three seasons before being traded to the Washington Wizards. A free-agent after his lone season with the Wizards, Burke signed with the New York Knicks whom he played for until he was traded with Kristaps […]Read more "Can Trey Burke become the Sixers’ 6th Man?"
Since becoming the team’s Head Coach in 2013, Brett Brown has shown a tenacious focus on defense. Coming from the Greg Popovich coaching tree, it’s not surprising that Coach Brown understands the importance of defense. While the team hasn’t always been a defensive juggernaut, he continues to preach defensive effort relentlessly. Last year the Sixers […]Read more "The Sixers are looking to emerge as a defensive juggernaut in 2019-20"
It’s the end of September and that means it’s time for the NBA discussions to begin. The Sixers are usually left out of conversations involving NBA powerhouses, but this may be the year that changes. Ben Simmons What people tend to forget in regard to Simmons, is that he’s been learning how to play the […]Read more "Five biggest X-factors in igniting a Sixers title run"