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 [...]
X-Boston Celtics 51-31 (3) For teams in the NBA who are really serious about rebuilding, they need to sit back and see what the Boston Celtics are doing. After the Celtics won the NBA Championship in 2008, they were able to remain as a title contender until 2013 when their age began to show. And [...]
1. Philadelphia 76ers (via Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics)-Markelle Fultz-Freshman-Point Guard-Washington The 76ers once again have the first overall pick in the NBA Draft and they will get themselves a quality ball handler. 2. Los Angeles Lakers-Lonzo Ball-Freshman-Point Guard-UCLA It would not shock me to Lakers pass on Lonzo Ball here, but the fact that [...]
If the Philadelphia 76ers are not going to utilize Jahlil Okafor, he has value on the trade market.
The emergence of center Joel Embiid has given the Philadelphia 76ers hope.
X-Toronto Raptors 54-28 (3) The past three years have seen the Toronto Raptors become the class of the Atlantic Division. The Raptors have focused on basketball fundamentals which has led to more wins and a growing fan base in Canada. The Raptors will begin the upcoming NBA season as the three-time defending Atlantic Division Championships, [...]
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 [...]