76ers President Daryl Morey Promises to Build Around Joel Embiid, Tyrese Maxey

Philadelphia 76ers president Daryl Morey plans to retool the Sixers’ roster this offseason and build around stars Joel Embiid and Tyrese Maxey, according to multiple sources. Kelly Oubre Jr., Kyle Lowry, and Nic Batum are all ending the season on an expired contract. Morey has roughly $65 million in cap space, a first-round draft pick, and a max […]

James Foglio  •  07 May 2024
Joel Embiid Only NBA MVP to Never Make Conference Finals in Career

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid remains the only MVP in NBA history to never make a conference finals appearance in his career, after Thursday night’s 118-115 Game 6 loss to the New York Knicks in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Embiid is just the third MVP to never make the NBA Finals, […]

James Foglio  •  03 May 2024
76ers Owners Buy Game 6 Tickets to Block Knicks Fans

Philadelphia 76ers owners Josh Harris, David Blitzer, and David Adelman and former minority owner Michael Rubin have purchased tickets for Thursday’s Game 6 of Philadelphia’s first-round playoff series against the New York Knicks, in an attempt to block Knicks fans from once again taking over Wells Fargo Center. Knicks fans seemed to overwhelm the number […]

James Foglio  •  02 May 2024
NBA Refs Missed Tyrese Maxey Travel on 4-Point Play in 76ers’ Game 5 Win

According to the NBA’s Last Two Minute Report from Game 5 of the Philadelphia 76ers’ 112-106 overtime win against the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference first-round series, Tyrese Maxey traveled on his four-point play late in the fourth quarter with 26.5 seconds remaining. Video evidence shows that Maxey traveled on his clutch 3-pointer. […]

James Foglio  •  01 May 2024
Tyrese Maxey Wins 2023-24 NBA Most Improved Player of the Year Award

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tyrese Maxey was named the NBA’s Most Improved Player on Tuesday night, beating out Chicago Bulls guard Coby White and Houston Rockets center Alperen Sengun, the other two finalists for the award. Maxey, 23, had a breakout season with the Sixers, averaging career-highs of 25.9 points, 3.7 rebounds, 6.2 assists, 1.0 steal, and 37.5 minutes per game. The […]

James Foglio  •  23 Apr 2024
NBA Eastern Conference Clinch Scenarios For Tuesday, April 9

Four NBA teams in the Eastern Conference can secure either a playoff or play-in spot on Tuesday, April 9. The Indiana Pacers (45-34) will clinch a playoff spot with a win, Miami Heat (43-35) loss, a Philadelphia 76ers (44-35) loss, and an Orlando Magic (46-32) win. The New York Knicks (46-32) will claim a playoff […]

James Foglio  •  09 Apr 2024
Tyrese Maxey Records Career-High 52 Points, Becomes 4th 76er With 3+ 50-Point Games in a Season

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tyrese Maxey posted a career-high 52 points on 19-of-41 (46.3%) shooting from the field, 2-of-10 (20%) from 3-point range, and a perfect 10-of-10 (100%) at the free throw line — during Sunday night’s 133-126 double-overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs. It was the third time this season that Maxey has set […]

James Foglio  •  08 Apr 2024
Nikola Jokic Has Attempted Less Free Throws Than Joel Embiid This Season

Denver Nuggets center and top MVP candidate Nikola Jokic has attempted fewer free throws this season than Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid, despite playing in more than twice as many games as Embiid. Through 74 games (all starts), Jokic has made 340 free throws on 413 attempts (82.3%). Meanwhile, Embiid has made 372 free throws […]

James Foglio  •  06 Apr 2024
76ers Fined $100,000 For Violating Injury Reporting Rules With Joel Embiid

The NBA issued the Philadelphia 76ers a $100,000 fine on Friday for violating the injury reporting rules with Joel Embiid. The NBA said the Sixers “failed to accurately disclose the game availability status of Embiid prior to their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on April 2.” According to the league’s official press release, “Embiid […]

James Foglio  •  05 Apr 2024