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?
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
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