Tag: ben simmons
May. 19, 2017
Josh Jackson should be Sixers’ selection at three
The National Basketball Association Draft Lottery has come and gone, and with it comes some much needed clarity for the teams involved. The Philadelphia 76ers came through as slight winners on the night, as they jumped into the top three, landing the third pick.
May. 12, 2017
Draft Lottery could be a major turning point for the 76ers
The most important time of the National Basketball Association season is rapidly approaching. The teams involved are gearing up, hoping they’ll have enough to reach the finish line, accomplishing a feat that can change the perception of a franchise for years to come. That’s right, the NBA draft lottery is mere days away.
Aug. 19, 2016
Saric’s play eases worries about fit with Simmons
The Philadelphia 76ers are set to spend next season trying to balance having two players with a very similar skill set: power forwards with unique court vision and ball handling ability for their size. To me that, in the words of Marlo Stanfield from HBO’s “The Wire,” “sounds like one of them good problems.”
Jul. 22, 2016
Ben Simmons impresses in NBA Summer League
It’s the dog days of summer. Heat and humidity suffocate and slow life down in the Philadelphia area. Thirst, sweat and the temptation of vacations to the shore abound. To make matters worse, for those who look to sports for inspiration, excitement, or entertainment, the void that currently exists in the local scene can seem equally oppressive (no offense to all the Phillies faithful out there).
Jul. 22, 2016
Dario Saric follows through on promise to Sixers, signs for 2016-17 season
Shortly after he heard his name called on the night of the 2014 NBA Draft, new Philadelphia draft choice Dario Saric sat down with NBA TV’s Jared Greenberg for a short interview. Greenberg got directly to the point before their talk came to an end.
May. 20, 2016
Luck finally falls Sixers way with first overall pick
In the world of the Philadelphia 76ers, it is, as the kids say, “lit.”