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Sixers’ Week In Review: Above .500 For First Time In Four Years

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Over the last week, the Philadelphia 76ers went 3-0, improving to 5-4 on the season. Here’s some quick thoughts about the team’s last week of games.
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Let’s start with the Houston game. What an impressive win on the road. The Sixers rose up to the challenge of getting revenge on the Rockets for their heartbreaking loss […]

Sixers Week In Review: Ben Simmons Continues To Shine

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The Sixers finally made the right move, and shut down Markelle Fultz. It was painfully obvious that Fultz was laboring through the first three games of the year, and he was no good to them in his current state.
Ben Simmons…wow. Simmons has been turning heads left and right through his first six NBA games. Ben […]

Thoughts On The Sixers’ First Three Games

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Ben Simmons has without a doubt been the brightest part of the Sixers’ first three games. Simmons has double-doubled in each match, and has also become the first player to start his first three games with 10 points, 10 rebounds, and five or more assists since Oscar Robertson.
Simmons has primarily stuck to driving towards the […]

Video: Sixers Lose To Celtics In Home Opener

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I was frustrated watching the Sixers battle the Celtics last night at the Wells Fargo Center.  Their best player, center Joel Embiid was getting the ball at the top of the key time and time again.  I’m okay with that every now and then, but it makes no sense to give the ball to a […]

Video: Joel Embiid Has Good Start In Loss To The Wizards: 120-115

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In the first game of the 2017-18 season, the Philadelphia 76ers came up short, 120-115 in a battle against the Washington Wizards. Surprisingly, the star of the game for the Sixers was Robert Covington, who scored 29 points and dropped seven three pointers.  He helped the Sixers keep it close all the way to the […]

Video: Ben Simmons Shines In His Debut Despite Loss To Wizards

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Ben Simmons was outstanding in his debut last night in the 120-115 loss to the Washington Wizards.  The speedy 6’10 point guard showed he’s going to difficult to stop because of his combination of speed and size.
The youngster was 7 of 15 from the field.  He was 4 of 6 from the free throw line […]

Video: Rookie Markelle Fultz Debuts In Sixers Loss

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Sixers rookie Markelle Fultz debuted last night in the 76ers 120-115 opening night loss to the Wizards.  There were times when he shined for the Philly squad and there were other times when he struggled.  He scored 10 points, grabbed three rebounds, had one assist.
Fultz did a nice job of moving in the paint to […]

Video: Joel Embiid Not Thrilled About Brown Limiting His Playing Time

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Sixers coach Brett Brown made it very clear that he wasn’t going to let Joel Embiid play very much at the start of the season.  He hasn’t played very much in the preseason, thanks to a sprained ankle, so Brown talked about playing Embiid an amount of minutes in the teens.
As you would expect the […]

Video: Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons & Brett Brown Preaching Patience

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The 76ers practiced on Monday in preparation for the start of their season on Wednesday night against Washington at the Capital One Arena.  Sixers coach Brett Brown and star center Joel Embiid tried to pump the brakes on 76ers fans, who have very high expectations for the talented young team.
They’re still expecting the make the […]

Sixers Should Let Markelle Fultz Get Healthy

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The preseason hasn’t exactly gone well for Sixers’ top draft pick Markelle Fultz.
Fultz has battled both shoulder and knee injuries, that have clearly impacted his production. His shooting form is different, and his game as a whole just looks awkward.
So now the question is what the Sixers should do. He’s healthy enough to gut it […]

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