Philadelphia 76ers

A look back at the 76ers trade for Wilt Chamberlain

Here’s NBC Sports Philly with their take on what might be the best trade in 76ers team history: Connie Dierking, Paul Neumann, Lee Shaffer and cash to the San Francisco Warriors for Wilt Chamberlain: Shaffer retired shortly after the trade, while Dierking and Neumann both had some solid NBA years...

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10 hours ago, Inside Hoops, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers: Future outlook of Matisse Thybulle in Philadelphia

Rookie Matisse Thybulle has already made a positive impact with the Philadelphia 76ers and there is little reason to believe he won’t continue to do so. The Philadelphia 76ers got a steal in the 2019 NBA Draft when they traded up to the 20th pick and snagged Matisse Thybulle who has easily been...

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12 hours ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers: Raul Neto has earned more respect

The Philadelphia 76ers’ backup point guard has gotten the short end of the stick all season. Much has been said about the Philadelphia 76ers‘ second unit. It’s not particularly strong, but in comparison to (recent) years past, it looks the part of a championship contender. Shake Milton...

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15 hours ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Report: NBA in negotiations with Disney to restart season in Orlando

Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images The league is targeting a late-July return Fans might call any place where NBA basketball returns “The Most Magical Place on Earth,” but the idea could be taken more literally given current negotiations between the league and the Walt Disney Corporation. According...

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21 hours ago, Liberty Ballers, Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic

Philadelphia 76ers: The one small move that would have saved Sam Hinkie’s job

Sam Hinkie was all about losing to start ‘The Process’ . He may have gone a bit overboard by the end of his tenure as Philadelphia 76ers general manager. All he had to make was one small roster move, and Hinkie might still be in charge of the Sixers. The stewardship of Sam Hinkie running...

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1 day ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers: What if Ben Simmons didn’t play point guard?

The Philadelphia 76ers have a special player in Ben Simmons. He is one of the most gifted and popular players in the league, but is he playing the right position? Does Brett Brown need to make a change in the near future? Ben Simmons has a problem. It is a problem that an ego check […] Philadelphia...

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1 day ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers shouldn’t ignore big men in 2020 NBA Draft

The Philadelphia 76ers should keep an open mind when evaluating options in the 2020 NBA Draft. We have written multiple times on this site about the Philadelphia 76ers’ need to diversify talent on the perimeter, and more specifically, their need to target such diversifiers in the 2020 NBA Draft....

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1 day ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Sixers Film Fix: Joel Embiid’s NBA debut, Ben Simmons’ best rookie assists

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images For this week’s Sixers Film Fix, I decided to go back to the early days of the Philadelphia 76ers’ young stars. First up, a look back at Joel Embiid’s impressive NBA debut against the Oklahoma City Thunder on October 26, 2016. He finished the game with 20...

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1 day ago, Liberty Ballers, Philadelphia 76ers

Sixers news: Tracy McGrady says he would fight Embiid if they were teammates

Tracy McGrady had harsh words for Sixers center Joel Embiid Tracy McGrady is the next-in-line of former NBA players turned analysts to call out Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid for his work ethic and conditioning. As a refresher, earlier this season Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley ganged...

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2 days ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

“Tanking to the Top” offers clues as to why so many Sixers fans no longer trust the process

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images I finally got to reading Yaron Weitzman’s new book Tanking to the Top: The Philadelphia 76ers and the Most Audacious Process in the History of Professional Sports. In case you missed it our own Steve Lipman got the chance to interview Weitzman, a...

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2 days ago, Liberty Ballers, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers: Pros and cons to season picking up at Disney World

The NBA is honing in on a location for a potential return to play, but there are positives and negatives that come with that site for the Philadelphia 76ers. In the early stages of the NBA hiatus caused by the coronavirus outbreak, Keith Smart of Yahoo Sports suggested that Walt Disney World would be...

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2 days ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Best Creators in the NBA Draft: Final Rankings

Yes, this is the last one Let’s briefly recap this series for those who haven’t been following along the last two weeks. I first took a look at Cassius Winston, Tre Jones and Jahmi’us Ramsey, then followed that up with a deep dive into Devon Dotson, Grant Riller and Ayo Dosunmu, and finished it up with...

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2 days ago, Liberty Ballers, Philadelphia 76ers, Sacramento Kings

Philadelphia 76ers: 3 under-the-radar prospects to watch in 2020 NBA Draft

The Philadelphia 76ers currently hold the No. 22 pick in a potentially wild and unpredictable 2020 NBA Draft. The prolonged absence of basketball and social gatherings as a whole will inevitably push back the 2020 NBA Draft date. Originally slated for June, it’s virtually impossible to expect anything...

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3 days ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers: What is this team’s ceiling if the season resumes?

At the time of this writing, the Philadelphia 76ers have a 39-26 record and sit sixth in the Eastern Conference. But what is the current 76ers team’s ceiling if the season were to resume? At the beginning of the 2019-20 campaign, the Philadelphia 76ers were 5-0. The team had undergone an eventful...

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3 days ago, Hoops Habit, Philadelphia 76ers

Ex-76ers GM Pat Williams: 'Nobody' Thought Michael Jordan Would Be GOAT

The Philadelphia 76ers attempted to move up in the 1984 NBA draft to select Michael Jordan , but even then-general manager Pat Williams didn't envision Jordan's all-time ascendance...

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3 days ago, Bleacher Report, Philadelphia 76ers

Story Behind the Shot | Kinda Surreal

There are plenty of ways to tell a story - by word, by mouth, by sight.

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3 days ago, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers needs the NBA to re-introduce the amnesty clause

Right now, everything is on the table for the NBA, including one provision that could have a major positive impact on the Philadelphia 76ers. The coronavirus outbreak has made everything uncertain in the NBA and for the Philadelphia 76ers. Being able to finish the rest of this season is one of the uncertainties...

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3 days ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

NBA rumored to be discussing completing a 70-game season

Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Signs slowly pointing towards a return to play Earlier today, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowki and Zach Lowe reported NBA teams are expecting guidelines from the league around June 1 regarding players returning to home markets and expanding individual workouts. Then, earlier...

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4 days ago, Liberty Ballers, Philadelphia 76ers

Sixers news: Charles Barkley says a Sixers trade was “disaster of my career”

Charles Barkley said that a Sixers draft trade in 1986 was the disaster of his entire career The Philadelphia 76ers rolled out one of the greatest teams of all time in 1983. With Moses Malone, Maurice Cheeks, Julius Erving, and Andrew Toney among others, it looked like adding Charles Barkley to their...

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4 days ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

NBA Draft 2020: Mock Draft 3.0

A fresh look at the 2020 NBA Draft landscape. The status of the 2020 NBA Draft is shrouded in doubt. The coronavirus pandemic continues to postpone the NBA season, which will in turn push back the date of the draft. In addition to uncertainty around the date, uncertainty around the process — workouts,...

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4 days ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

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