The Sixers lost a heartbreaker Wednesday night to the Magic, coughing up a 16-point lead to lose in the final seconds. The Sixers have struggled mightily on offense in the 4th quarter all season and last night was no different. However, there were several encouraging signs with the infusion of Jimmy Butler into the lineup. … Continue reading Jimmy Butler’s Debut
The Process is officially dead. With the trade for Jimmy Butler, the Sixers have ushered in a new era of Philly basketball: The Moment. As a Sixers fan, I fully embraced the Process. I was tired of watching my favorite franchise stuck on the treadmill of mediocrity. Obviously, a rebuild would be painful but eventually, … Continue reading Welcome to the Moment
What a week! The Sixers defeated the Pacers for their first road win. They followed that up with a mixed performance against the Hornets to gut out an overtime victory. However, on Saturday all hell broke loose. The Sixers shipped out RoCo, Dario, Bayless and a future second-round pick for Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton. … Continue reading Week 4: Sixers Rankings
The Minnesota Timberwolves have finalized a deal that will send Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton to Sixers for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless, and a 2022 second-round pick. Reports suggest both Butler and the Sixers are prepared to agree to a long-term deal this summer. This trade dramatically changes the outlook for several teams … Continue reading Jimmy Butler is a Sixer!
After a humbling loss to the Celtics on Opening Night, the Sixers took care of business against the Bulls and the Magic. It was an up-and-down week for several key Sixers. Let's take a look at the rankings. 1. Joel Embiid: 28 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocks (weekly average)Through three games, Embiid looks … Continue reading Week 1: Sixers Rankings
As the Sixers take on the Magic tonight, it feels appropriate to take stock in two very different, yet very similar rebuilds. Orlando and Philly have been connected since the summer of 2012. That year, Dwight Howard was traded to the Lakers, Andre Iguodala was traded to the Nuggets, Andrew Bynum was traded to the … Continue reading The Process Gone Wrong: Orlando Magic
According to the Sun-Sentinel, Pat Riley has "pulled the plug" on a Jimmy Butler trade. The Heat seemed like an obvious fit for Butler. They boast a bunch of role players, but need a true star to move the needle. The Heat would look like a top five team in the Eastern Conference with Butler. … Continue reading Where Does Jimmy Butler Go From Here?
While in the midst of live tweeting the horrendous shooting affair that was The Celtics vs The Sixers opening night, I came across a tweet about one of the true process pioneers. TJ McConnel, a young man that defines the Philly attitude with his hard playing style, involved in trade offers. Keith Pompey of the … Continue reading McConnell Trade Offer
Disappointing start to the season but not necessarily surprising. The Celtics are the projected favorite in the Eastern Conference for a reason. They played stifling defense while the Sixers couldn't buy a bucket. Here are some initial observations from both teams. Ben Simmons was the best player on the floor Simmons has a feel for … Continue reading Opening Night Observations 10/16/18
As we enter the new NBA season, it is time to look ahead. Here are my hopes for seven key Sixers for this season. Markelle Fultz Collectively, as a fan base, we all want to see Fultz play like the first overall pick. We want to see the flashes of brilliant basketball Fultz displayed at … Continue reading What I Hope to See From Seven Sixers