Joel Embiid, Alone

Joel Embiid, Alone

Nobody feels bad for the 76ers. Why should they. Context, of course, matters. So much has happened with this franchise since Sam Hinkie took over in 2013. It’s easy to ridicule the 76ers and Trust The Process. They forced the NBA to change lottery rules. And for what… A popular post went viral last night [...]

The 76ers, Insanity

The 76ers, Insanity

I didn’t want to write about it. I swore it off, almost like it didn’t happen. Who wants to relive that? Who wants to go back to 12 hours ago? And see Lou Williams make bucket after bucket. And see a promising season drift away. Atlanta practically begged the 76ers to win Game 5. The [...]

Is It OK to Be Optimistic?

Is It OK to Be Optimistic?

As last NBA season began, many expected great things from the Philadelphia 76ers. The defense would be among the league’s best, quite possibly historic. The minutes Joel Embiid missed the previous campaign that hindered Philly’s chance would be solved by Al Horford. On paper it all made sense. I haven’t written anything about the 76ers [...]

“Can you imagine if we can get this right?”

“Can you imagine if we can get this right?”

“Can you imagine if we can get this right?” Brett Brown said during his introductory press conference as Philadelphia’s head coach seven years ago. I came across it shortly following the Boston Celtics onslaught over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 2 Wednesday night. I began reading Tanking to the Top: The Philadelphia 76ers and the [...]

Jimmy Buckets

Jimmy Buckets

It’s a fresh start for Jimmy Butler in Philadelphia. Nobody cares what happened in Chicago and Minnesota if Butler plays hard, gels with his teammates and helps lead the 76ers deep into the postseason. To give the 76ers a chance. Butler said all of the right things during Tuesday’s press conference. He spoke highly of [...]