***This podcast was recorded on Dec. 8th, following a loss to the Raptors and a win against the Pistons.*** In this episode of The 76th Sense Podcast, Hurrikahane and Pup discuss the Sixers play against two key Eastern Conference contenders. We also get into a recap of the first quarter of the season, potential trade … Continue reading The 76th Sense Podcast Episode 2: Quarter-Mark Review
As of December 15th, all players signed over the offseason are eligible to be traded. This unofficially marks the beginning of trade season. While the Sixers have several holes to address, they should look to upgrade the bench by bringing in another scorer. Swapping Markelle Fultz for D'Angelo Russell would provide interesting upside for both … Continue reading Why the Sixers Should Trade Markelle Fultz for D’Angelo Russell
Over the course of this week, the 76th Sense team will rank the Top 5 players at the guard, forward, and center positions through the first quarter of the season. Click here for Tuesday's breakdown of the top guards and Wednesday's breakdown of the top forwards. Let's jump into our Top 5 centers in the NBA so far … Continue reading Top 5 NBA Centers: Quarter-Season Mark
After losing a tough game to the Raptors on Wednesday, the Sixers bounced back with a solid come-from-behind victory over the Pistons on Friday. Embiid was given the night off which allowed Jimmy Butler to shine as the primary bucket-getter. Let's take a look at this week's Sixers Rankings. 1. Joel Embiid (26 points, 13 … Continue reading Week 8: Sixers Rankings
The 76ers continue their recent success, going 3-0 this week with 20+ point wins over the Knicks and Wizards and an 8 point win over the Grizzlies on Sunday. It was Embiid's first "down" week of the season (if you consider 19 points, 13 rebounds 3 assist and 2 blocks per game a down week), … Continue reading Week 7: Sixers Rankings
As reported last week, Markelle Fultz has shutdown all basketball activities while he sees a specialist for his shoulder. This was a dramatic turn in the Markelle Fultz saga and it allegedly caught the Sixers front office off guard. It appears that both sides are prepared to move on, so let's take a look at some … Continue reading How Will the Markelle Fultz Saga Play Out?
With Pup under the weather this week he asked me to fill in and do his Weekly Sixers Ranking post, so here goes nothing. Despite losing their first home game this season (to the freaking Cavs?!?) the 76ers had a successful week going 3-1 overall, capped off with a thriller last night in Brooklyn. Jimmy … Continue reading Week 6: Sixers Rankings
BetDSI Sportsbook has released their first odds on where Kevin Durant will sign next offseason and the Sixers are among the favorites. It is curious that the Sixers are included on this list since they would have to make several roster moves to actually sign KD. The Sixers look to enter this summer with $49 … Continue reading Could Kevin Durant Sign With the Sixers?
The Sixers finished the week 3-1 including exciting victories over the Jazz and Hornets. Jimmy Butler showed why the Sixers moved RoCo and Dario for his services. He brought a new dynamic to the offense while terrorizing teams on defense. Embiid and Simmons continued their strong play, while several bench players took on larger roles. … Continue reading Week 5: Sixers Rankings
On the Spirit of 76 Night, where Allen Iverson rang the pregame bell and chants of MVP rained down on Joel Embiid as he stood at the free throw line, Jimmy Butler stole the show. Brett Brown mentioned to reporters when the trade was first announced that Butler mirrors the spirit of Philadelphia and that … Continue reading A Recap of Jimmy Butler’s Home Debut