|It was great to see the Sixers get back to .500 with an easy win over the Thunder tonight. This was a game against an extremely bad team that the Sixers should have won easily, and they did, 110-85....|
|I'm not going to spend a ton of time talking about the first quarter when the Sixers fell behind 38-13. The reasons for the atrocious start were very simple. They turned the ball over way too much, they settled for...|
|We'll talk about how big tonight's 106-96 win over the Raptors was for this Sixers team, and how they managed to pull it off, after the jump. Right now, though. It's all Willie, all the time.Take a look at this...|
Latest comment: from BrianI'm saving that one for either a 30pt game, or a triple double....
|First, check out this story from Kate Fagen. This passage is music to my ears: When the 76ers walked onto their practice court on Sunday morning, they had to laugh. On 10 spots on the hardwood - five on each...|
|More important than what needs to be fixed may be how. The answer: Baby steps.The key to righting this ship, turning this season around, will come on a fundamental, philosophical level. It's not going to be sitting down and saying,...|
|I hate Florida, it's official. This was a thoroughly demoralizing trip through the sunshine state for the Sixers, and I'm glad it's over. I'm only going to use one stat to demonstrate how bad this game was. If you ever...|
|This one bothers me. The opening night loss you can chalk up to jitters, I guess. Tonight, you could make the excuse that it was the second night of a back-to-back, on the road, against a well-rested team in their...|
|It came a game later than I had hoped, but the new-look Sixers were in full effect tonight. Elton Brand looked like a man among boys, he poured in 24 points on 12/19 from the floor, yanked down 14 boards...|
|You got Elton Brand to be a low-post banger, right? How about you use him in the post.Here is Elton's shot chart from tonight's game:Three of his shots were misses from point blank range, the rest were from outside the...|
|OK, so the headline is overboard, but there's a tiny bit of logic to it as well. The Sixers came out on fire and dominated the first 7 minutes of the game. Then, with 5:13 left in the first quarter,...|
|In part three of our Looking Ahead series we're going to expand our research into the medical arena. Elton Brand is the subject, we'll look at the player he was before the Achilles injury, the player he was when he...|
Latest comment: from BrianI'm stepping out of character for the Sixers. All my depression is saved for the Yanks these days....
|ForSincerely,The Sixers Fans.In seven short months the Sixers have ascended from a 5-13 team to a true contender in the Eastern Conference, thanks in large part to Ed Stefanski. The signing of Elton Brand will be the largest step...|
|As you all know, I'm not a huge fan of John Hollinger's. Well, you can forget everything I've said about him in the past. The guy is obviously a genius. Check out his take on the Brand acquisition here.While I...|