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The Fun Ranking: Month-By-Month Sixers Schedule Breakdown

I was messing around in the Liberty Ballers Slack channel and suggested a power ranking for the new season based on how much fun each month will be, which was when resident stat-guy/genius/literally-does-everything Andrew Patton told me he’d already...

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Instant Analysis: 2019-20 Sixers Schedule

The full 2019-20 NBA schedule has officially been released, and that means we know the full slate of Sixers games for the upcoming season. Luckily for you all, I am here to break down all of this information so...

Exploring the potential of a Tobias Harris-Al Horford-Josh Richardson lineup

This summer, the Philadelphia 76ers locked up their starting five of the future. Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris, Al Horford and Josh Richardson are all under contract for at least the next two seasons (Embiid, Simmons, Harris and...

Matisse Thybulle signs shoe deal with Nike

After bring selected by the Sixers with the 20th overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft, Matisse Thybulle had an excellent summer league in Vegas, averaging 11.6 points with a 42.9/39.3/91.7 shooting line, 3.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 2.0 steals,...

Sixers hire former All-Star Roy Hibbert as a player-development coach

The 76ers roster appears mostly set but they haven’t stopped adding to their...

Post-Offseason Evaluation of Elton Brand’s Two Big 2018-19 Trades

Believe it or not, it has only been less than 11 months since the Philadelphia 76ers made Elton Brand their new general manager. There were babies born into a world where Elton Brand, Sixers General Manager, was a statement...

Sixers sign St. Joe’s product Isaiah Miles

The Philadlephia 76ers announced that they have signed Isaiah Miles. Miles played college ball at Philadelphia’s own St. Joseph’s University and he played in the 2017 and 2018 NBA Summer League with the Sixers. From the Sixers’ press release: PHILADELPHIA...

Ben Simmons & Frosted Flakes launch “Mission Tiger” to help fund youth athletics

Ben Simmons is spending his offseason showing that he wants to be known for more than basketball. Simmons has been on tour in his native Australia helping promote The Australian Dream, a documentary about Australian footballer and anti-racism advocate...

The Great Sorting: Who Are The NBA’s Available Stars?

Recently I wrote an article in which I debated the future of the Boston Celtics and their title hopes. At the end, my alter ego Randy Cohen suggested that even if the Celts’ chances this year are thin, their...

Is this the best bench the Sixers have had under Brett Brown?

There are probably plenty of metaphors that could be used to describe the Sixers’ shortcomings as a team from the last two seasons, but I think one that’s most apt is, “You’re only as strong as your weakest link.”...

Sixers release official preseason schedule

The Philadelphia 76ers have officially released their schedule for the 2019-20 preseason. The Sixers will play five preseason games in total, with three of those at home and two on the road, although one of those road contests will...

Jonathon Simmons played in The Basketball Tournament over the weekend

It’s been an eventful year for former Sixers wing Jonathon Simmons. Back in February, he was the player portion of the return trade package in the deal sending Markelle Fultz to Orlando, unrealistically earning him the label in some...

How Tobias Harris can return to form with the new-look Sixers

There are several factors lowering the perception of Tobias Harris in the eyes of some Philadelphia 76ers fans. He shot at an unusually low clip from 3 through his time in Philly, his slump continued through the playoffs, and...

Sixers and Bucks in Philadelphia on Christmas Day

Merry Christmas, Philadelphia 76ers fans. It is finally happening. Last year, the Sixers spent Christmas Day in Boston taking on the Celtics (a 121-114 loss). The Christmas before that, they were in New York handing the Knicks a 105-98 loss....

NBA News and Links: Patterson bought out by OKC, Melo looking for a farewell...

Patrick Patterson bought out by OKC, plans to sign with Clippers According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowksi, the Oklahoma City Thunder have bought forward Patrick Patterson out of his contract and Patterson now plans to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. Patterson...

Sixers Intrasquad Fantasy Draft: Second Pick

In our initial post introducing the Sixers intrasquad fantasy draft, the first overall selection went to Joel Hans Embiid, running away with a whopping 92 percent of the vote. It’s no surprise that “first pick on the playground” went...

Process Sixer Nik Stauskas heading to Spain

Sixers Process legend Nik Stauskas, AKA Sauce Castillo, has agreed to a deal with Baskonia (Club Deportivo Saski-Baskonia) of Liga ACB (Spain) and the Euroleague, according to a press release from Baskonia. Stauskas was selected 8th overall in the...

Arguing With Myself: Whither The Boston Celtics

Some folks think the Celtics are a serious contender in the East, perhaps even a true title contender, and that if they aren’t, it’s just a momentary pause before they return to dominance. Others say their world collapsed when...

Sixers Reveal Classic Edition Jerseys

The Sixers have officially revealed their Classic Edition jerseys, and folks I gotta say, I find them to be pretty sexy: ...

NBA offseason news and links: the age of player empowerment, Sixers to reveal new...

‘You can’t plan beyond next year’: Coaching in an NBA where stars call the shots (Jackie MacMullan, ESPN) So, while NBA fans celebrate the whims of the supernovas, coaches brood over how it affects their future. ”If a team spends all...