With the Sixers’ season starting to pick up speed, it’s time to evaluate the progress of the team at the halfway stage. Today, it’s all about the bigs! If you missed the first installment of our midseason report card, check it out here: Joel Embiid: 23.4pts, 12.3reb, 3.3ast GRADE: B I struggled to decide whether […]Read more "Sixers midseason report card: Grading the Centers"
While the victory against the Bucks on Christmas Day was spectacular for a variety of reasons, this one against the Los Angeles Lakers may just take the prize for being the “best win of the season”. The Lakers entered the matchup on the backs of a scorching hot season. They were 36-9 and sat firmly […]Read more "Sixers pulled off their biggest win of the season against Lakers"
Tobias Harris: 19.3 pts, 6.7 reb, 3.0 ast GRADE: A Outside of that ugly stretch of shooting to start the year off, Tobias Harris has been exactly what the Sixers have needed him to be. He’s second on the team in scoring, is shooting the three at nearly 36%, and trails just Ben Simmons in […]Read more "Sixers midseason report card: Grading the Forwards"
The NBA All-Star game is almost upon us and there’s great news for Sixers fans. Joel Embiid has become the first 76er since Allen Iverson to be selected for back-to-back all-star appearances. Averaging 27.2 points, 13.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 2 blocks per contest, there is no questioning the dominance of Embiid. While there have […]Read more "Joel Embiid named to second consecutive All-Star game"
The Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night by a score of 107-95, snapping their four-game win streak. The loss also extended their regular season losing streak in the Scotiabank Arena to a whopping 15 games. Nothing but bad vibes for Philly in Canada recently. Game Recap The Sixers started the game […]Read more "Raptors are rapidly becoming the Sixers’ ultimate bogey team"
Dominant, incredible, disruptive, amazing, etc. There’s a whole long list of words you could use to describe the way Ben Simmons played today. In the midst of one of the best performances of his very young career, Simmons and the Sixers toppled the Nets by a score of 117-111. Game Recap The afternoon matchup began […]Read more "Ben Simmons makes a statement in Sixers’ impressive win over the Nets"
Ben Simmons: 15.5pts, 7.7reb, 8.4ast Grade: A- A week ago, I may have opted in giving Ben Simmons a B or B-. However, after truly stepping up as a leader and legitimately establishing himself as a star in Embiid’s absence, he’s deserving of a higher grade. While the general vibe amongst the media and NBA […]Read more "Sixers midseason report card: Grading the Guards"
The Sixers managed to win yet another game at home, making their record at the WFC an incredible 20-2. Brett Brown’s gameplan on offense was surprisingly effective to start the game. It seemed as if every time the Sixers brought to ball up the court, Ben Simmons went to post up the much smaller Kris […]Read more "Game recap: Korkmaz drops 24 as Sixers top Bulls"
The Sixers are back at home where all is typically well. On the year, the team is an incredible 19-2 at home and hope to keep it going. They should have a decent shot tonight playing Zach LaVine and the Chicago Bulls. Featuring a bunch of young talent, the Bulls will be competitive again one […]Read more "Game Preview: Sixers Aim to Wrangle Bulls at Home"
Let me get two things out of the way before we dive into this topic. First, it’s incredibly unlikely that Elton Brand and the 76ers are looking to trade away Al Horford. The team committed 100+ million dollars to him this offseason, and the concept of bailing on him after just 42 games is a […]Read more "3 blockbuster trades that would see the Sixers moving on from Al Horford"