At the start of the 2020-2021 NBA offseason, veteran center Tony Bradley believed he would start the season as a member of the Utah Jazz. Then, he was suddenly traded to the Detroit Pistons before getting dealt once again to the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Philadelphia 76ers would have a tale of two games this weekend in their matchups against the New Orleans Pelicans and the Oklahoma City Thunder. They would have a rocky start in their loss to Zion Williamson and the Pelicans but would get things back on track with an easy win over the Thunder.
Overall, this past week was a quiet one for the Philadelphia 76ers rookies in regards to their playing time. That being written, there was one rookie that saw a larger role in one outing this past week, but he struggled in that game.
Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons has been in a bit of a scoring slump as of late. Although he's not known to average over 20 points per game, Simmons has proven that he's able to score at will when he flips a switch and attacks the net aggressively.
Saturday's matchup in OKC would provide a reunion of sorts for the Sixers. It would be the first time they would see Tony Bradley since trading him away at the trade deadline to acquire George Hill. Bradley became a bit of a fan favorite in Philadelphia after getting a chance at a larger role when Joel Embiid went down to injury.
The Sixers would take on the OKC Thunder Saturday night and would be without the services of two of their starters. Tobias Harris (knee soreness) and Danny Green (hip soreness) would both be sidelined in the matchup. After the game, Doc Rivers would be asked about their status moving forward, and gave a positive update.
All Sixers fans vividly remember the Celtics sweeping us in the Bubble in the first round of last year’s playoffs. It was an embarrassing performance and Boston continued its postseason dominance over Philadelphia.
Ever since returning to the court last weekend after missing ten-straight games, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has been sporting a noticeable brace on his knee to protect him from dealing with any further complications.
The Sixers find themselves back in the win column after quieting the Oklahoma City Thunder thanks to Furkan Korkmaz’s big game. Just a shellacking of a game tonight as Joel Embiid put up an impressive 27 points in 27 minutes.
Before the 2021 NBA All-Star break, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was on top of his game. By missing only six games, Embiid's availability allowed him to meet the criteria of being on every MVP watchlist out there.
Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers are on the road and down in the birthplace of jazz to face off against the New Orleans…Pelicans. Ill-fitting names aside, the matchup will be a fun one as the team is welcomed by the ever buoyant Zion Williamson.
The Philadelphia 76ers are waiving new addition Ignas Brazdeikis whom they acquired in the three-way-deal with the Thunder and Knicks. According to The Athletic‘s Shams Charania, after only a couple of weeks with the team, the Philadelphia 76ers have decided to part ways with forward Ignas Brazdeikis.
Allen Iverson was always known for speaking his mind out regardless of who could feel offended or if that got him fined. The Philadelphia 76ers icon is still making big statements and the latest one includes him picking his draft class as the best ever.