It was right around nine months ago when the Philadelphia 76ers finished with the second-worst record in the Eastern Conference, and finished their fourth straight season winning less than 30 games. “The Process” looked more like “The Disaster,” considering two of their prized lottery picks— Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons—were dealing with major injury issues from the moment they arrived in Philadelphia, while their third … Continue reading Another Step In “The Process” For The 76ers
Why didn’t Okafor work out for the Sixers? Okafor is best with the ball in hands, posting up another player on the low block. His footwork around the basket is impeccable—it is what made him worthy of the third overall selection. But, Okafor’s strengths are also his weakness. Okafor only makes the team better when the ball is in his hand. He also is a … Continue reading Redefining The Center Position
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Philadelphia 76ers have traded center Jahlil Okafor, forward Nik Stauskas and a second-round pick to the Brooklyn Nets for forward Trevor Booker. Okafor was the third overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft, but he has only played two games this season in a crowded Philadelphia front court that left no real minutes for the one-time lottery pick. … Continue reading Breaking News: Philadelphia 76ers Trade Jahlil Okafor To The Nets
Yes, the Sixers are finally relevant. It has taken a long time for this season to arrive. We went through several single digit win seasons; we saw our general manager Sam Hinkie resign—the mastermind behind “the process”. Quite frankly, even true fans cannot believe that this day is possible: reasonably speculating that Lebron James—the best basketball player in the world and the most prominent sports … Continue reading Lebron James to the Sixers?
Last Wednesday, the Philadelphia Sixers faced the Los Angeles Lakers. There was great anticipation for the game due to the hype surrounding Lonzo Ball. The Sixers duo—Embiid and Simmons—has voiced their opinion on Ball’s father and looked forward to this meeting. While Simmons put up an impressive triple double, it was Joel Embiid who had a greater impact, making history in the process. Joel Embiid … Continue reading The Night Joel Embiid Made History
The Philadelphia 76ers currently sit tied for eighth spot in the the Eastern Conference early in the year. Yes, that is about where we expected our young team to be fifteen games into the season. The season thus far has been a pleasure to watch as the young team has fought in every game despite the score. What makes the team so unique is that … Continue reading Yes, The Sixers Have Arrived
Last week, I wrote an article about Markelle Fultz’s disgusting free throw. The developments in the past week have raised serious concern about Fultz’s situation and how the Sixers have handled it. Breaking down the sequence of events will display the chaotic mess. When the Sixers selected Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, nobody could have ever envisioned his … Continue reading Fultz Fiasco