As we get closer and closer to a return to NBA action, the potential to finally see this year’s Sixers team go to work in the playoffs is becoming a reality. A squad that was built primarily around the idea of postseason success, everyone should be 100% healthy and ready to go should the season […]Read more "Could there be a few surprises in the Sixers’ playoff rotation?"
Disclaimer: This piece is strictly by the numbers. The eye test is unable to play a factor as the author was two years old at the time. This article is strictly analyzing data prior to and including the 2001 season and opinions are drawn from that. Lineups are assumed based off of most games started […]Read more "How does this year’s Sixers team compare to 2001’s legendary group?"
Let’s get it out of the way quickly because it’s common knowledge: Ben Simmons needs a jump shot. Okay. Breathe in and breathe out. He’s only 22 years old and has a whole bright future ahead. The Philadelphia 76ers offered the max deal to Jimmy Butler, but Butler wanted out to the Miami Heat. I […]Read more "Simmons’ max contract is a stamp of approval from Sixers GM Elton brand"
After a draft that left much left to be desired, the Philadelphia 76ers’ urgency to keep talent and ‘run it back’ is at an all-time high. The Sixers must offer the maximum deal to Jimmy Butler. That is the focal point of this offseason for many fans right now. Bring back “Jimmy Buckets” and lock […]Read more "Can the Sixers ‘Run It Back’ before the Rockets ‘take off’ with Jimmy Butler?"
Last night, two Sixers teammates made their presence known at the Olympic games. There’s been plenty of excitement surrounding the former 2014 first-round pick Dario Saric and experienced Point Guard Sergio Rodriguez..but last night they were on opposing teams in a thrilling contest. Croatia eventually went on to upset Spain, winning 72-70. But how did the Sixers […]Read more "Grading the Olympic performances of Dario Saric and Sergio Rodriguez: Game one"
Jahlil Okafor is not Tim Duncan. And he will probably never be the centerpiece of a championship team. But on the other hand he is not his distant relative, Emeka Okafor. He is likely to fall somewhere in the middle where he could end up with some awards when it is all said and done. […]Read more "The Sixers would be crazy to trade Jahlil Okafor"
The Sixers are entering the most important offseason that they’ve had in a very long time. This could be the turning point for the “Process”, or it could be the offseason that will bring mediocrity to this Sixers team leaving us back where we started. Last week we previewed the offseason with some important questions […]Read more "Sixers Offseason Preview: Free Agency"
The Sixers can exhale. The abysmal season is finally over and things could be looking up. They have three, possibly four, first rounders in this years’ draft, and the newly appointed general manager, Bryan Colangelo, might be the guy to bring some legitimacy to back to the franchise and attract some big name free agents. […]Read more "Stay or go: Evaluating the Sixers roster"
Today was cut day in the city of Brotherly Love which meant that the team had to waive five players by 5:00 EDT to finalise their final 15 man roster. Now all the moves have been confirmed, the Philadelphia 76ers have officially released the following: Jordan McRae J.P Tokoto Scottie Wilbekin Furkan Aldemir Pierre Jackson […]Read more "Sixers waive five to finalise roster for upcoming NBA Season"
Pierre Jackson’s NBA career to date has had more twists and turns than the entire Game Of Thrones TV series. From being selected as the 42nd pick by the Sixers to injury woes plaguing his every move. However, things may well be on the up for the former development league star. Sam Hinkie signed the […]Read more "Is Pierre Jackson the PG the Sixers need?"