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Thoughts on the Sixers

Before I jump in with my thoughts on the Cardinals game, what do you guys think about the Sixers at this point in the season? My overall impression is that, despite the current hot streak, they are still just a mediocre team that has no real shot (though take my comments with a grain of [...]

Sixers Select Thaddeus Young at 12

The Sixers selected 6’8″ forward Thaddeus Young out of Georgia Tech, widely considered the number 2 forward with the 12th pick of the 2007 draft. Thad Young is very athletic, has tremendous upside and is being compared to Paul Pierce. Sounds good to me. However, one of Thad Young’s weaknesses seams to be defense and [...]

Sixers lose by 50

After a couple of steps in the right direction, your Philadelphia 76ers decided to do an about face, and drive 90 miles per hour in the wrong direction. A 124-74 loss. The worst part? To me, there didn’t seem to be a semblance of anger from the players or head coach Maurice Cheeks. Some Philadelphia [...]

Billy King, 3rd best GM in world

Yes, you read that correctly, the man that’s given astronomical contracts to Kenny Thomas, Brian Skinner, Sam Dalembert, Willie Green, among others has been deemed the 3rd best GM in all of professional sports. Forbes Magazine created a scientific evaluation process that obviously measured all the wrong variables. One of factors measured is improvement over [...]

Sixers roster breakdown

Let’s get this out of the way before a phenomenal slate of college hoops starts today. Here’s a look at the improving Sixers (21-38) and briefly what I think about them. Rodney Carney – I still feel like he looks kind of lost on both ends of the court. I just don’t think he’s comfortable [...]

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