The Return of Ben Simmons: It might be next week

It’s unclear when Ben Simmons will return. Yesterday the league announced Philly’s game against Houston next Friday night will be changed to 8 p.m. on ESPN. Moments later Simmons posted this on Instagram:  He’s coming soon, but could this mean Simmons will make his debut on national television as originally scheduled in October? Brett Brown prematurely […]

The Aftermath of Losing Ben Simmons

It’s less than ideal to lose Ben Simmons for an extended period of time. It seems unfair to have another high draft pick sit out for who knows how long. This will be the fourth straight year a Philadelphia top pick misses a chunk of their rookie season. The excitement surrounding Joel Embiid’s debut might […]

Thoughts on the Philadelphia 76ers

It’s hard to believe the NBA season begins soon. It feels like yesterday Kyrie Irving sunk a 3-pointer that ultimately gave Cleveland a championship. This year, similar to how I’m writing about the Eagles after each game, I’m going to write exclusively about the 76ers. Not many teams have as much excitement surrounding them as […]

Philly’s draft: A Success

Instead of trading players and picks for Kris Dunn, Philadelphia stayed put, using the first, 24th and 26th picks to draft Ben Simmons, Timothe Luwawu and Furkan Korkmaz. It’s shocking that Philadelphia didn’t trade Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel. Okafor and Noel had been linked to lottery teams the past month, but for now they […]

Ben Simmons

Unless something unforeseen happens, the 76ers will draft Ben Simmons first overall next month. Simmons will join Allen Iverson and Doug Collins as 76ers selected first. Simmons averaged 19 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists a game his lone season at LSU. He has plenty of question marks following the season. His team embarrassingly didn’t […]