If the Philadelphia 76ers are going to be a force in the Eastern Conference Playoffs, then they need to give the basketball to Joel Embiid and get out of his way.
X-Boston Celtics 60-22 (1) There are times in the realm of sports where a team is unable to live up to the hype, but the Boston Celtics do not fall into that category. The Celtics went through a very short rebuilding process, and through shrewd trades, as well as smart drafting by the team's president [...]
As the Eastern Conference Finals have kicked off, the team that many observers predicted would be participating in the series are watching from home. The Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semifinals after a remarkable season. The Sixers saw a 24-game improvement in the win column from last year which [...]
After the Philadelphia 76ers went 10-72 during the 2015-2016 NBA season, their prize for futility was securing the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. The 76ers would use that pick of small forward Ben Simmons who was seen by some people as the second coming of Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James. James [...]
The emergence of center Joel Embiid has given the Philadelphia 76ers hope.
Only time will tell if the Boston Celtics reached in selecting Jaylen Brown.
For quite some time now it was a formality that forward Ben Simmons would be the first overall pick of the 2016 NBA Draft; it was just merely a matter of what team would get the opportunity to obtain his services. After only managing to win 10 games this past season, it wasn't a guarantee [...]
Ben Simmons 1. Philadelphia 76ers-Ben Simmons-Small Forward-LSU Maybe this is the year that the Philadelphia 76ers finally get it right at the NBA Draft. 2. Los Angeles Lakers-Brandon Ingram-Small Forward-Duke With selecting Ben Simmons out of the equation, look for the Los Angeles Lakers to select the second best small forward in this [...]
Ben Simmons 1. Philadelphia 76ers-Ben Simmons-Small Forward-LSU Ben Simmons is the best player entering the 2016 NBA Draft, and maybe his arrival in Philadelphia will mark the end of the 76ers picking early on. 2. Los Angeles Lakers-Brandon Ingram-Small Forward-Duke Piece by piece the Los Angeles Lakers are adding young play makers that [...]
In 2006, the NBA decided that high school seniors would no longer be eligible for the draft. Since then potential NBA Draft prospects have to be out of high school for at least one year while also being at least 19-years of age. And because of this, we've seen a numerous amount of one-and-done players [...]