The Sixers traveled up to NYC to take on the New York Knicks. Far from the most talented team, this match up worked heavily in the Sixers’ favor even without star Joel Embiid. The game was way too close for comfort though as the Sixers were abysmal offensively against a below-average defensive team. The Sixers […]Read more "Sixers survive Knicks despite poor offensive showing"
Coming off a loss to the Indiana Pacers, the Sixers were desperate for a win. The team had fallen to sixth place in the Eastern Conference and were facing the division rival Brooklyn Nets. Desperate in their own sense, the Nets cling to eighth place in the East and are 3-7 in their last ten […]Read more "Sixers Recap: Harris leads rally to victory"
Before getting into the game description, one thing must be said: BEN SIMMONS FOR THREE, YES! Marc Zumoff Ben Simmons absolutely took over this game and did it early. In the first half alone, the 6’10 guard had 26 points (season-high, and 1-1 from deep!), five rebounds, three assists, two blocks, and two steals. His […]Read more "Ben Simmons lifts Sixers to dominating victory over Cavs"
In the final contest of a four-game Western Conference swing, the Sixers looked to end the trip on a positive note. They would face a difficult climb though as Ben Simmons missed the game with a minor sprain in his right AC joint. Raul Neto made the start in Simmons’ place. This game was the […]Read more "Exhausted Sixers end road trip with a third consecutive loss"
One of the biggest needs for the Philadelphia 76ers coming into the 2019-2020 NBA season was the back-up point guard position behind Ben Simmons. The team added Raul Neto and Trey Burke to fill that hole, but now, the time has come to see who will emerge as the primary option. Simmons suffered a Grade […]Read more "Sixers will need Neto and Burke to step up with Simmons sidelined"
During Monday’s gritty win over the Atlanta Hawks, Shake Milton went down with a knee injury. While trying to attempt posting up, Milton hyperextended his left knee, resulting in a bone bruise and a mild knee sprain. Milton has already been ruled out for the remainder of the Western road trip. This trip will last […]Read more "With Shake Milton hurt, is it finally Trey Burke’s time?"
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?"
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?"
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"