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The Sixer Sense Sep 17, 2020

Sixers news: Ben Simmons named to All-NBA 3rd team

The Sixers had one player crack the All-NBA roster. The Philadelphia 76ers’ 2019-20 season was by and large a disappointment. Not much went right. With that said, individual performances can often transcend team performances. And that was the case for Ben Simmons, who spearheaded a reliable two-way attack — even without personnel tailored to his […] Sixers news: Ben Simmons named to All-NBA 3rd team - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Liberty Ballers Sep 16, 2020
Sixers' Ben Simmons deservedly makes All-NBA Third Team

Sixers' Ben Simmons deservedly makes All-NBA Third Team

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Simmons has his first All-NBA honor. Ben Simmons was named to the All-Defensive First Team this season, and now he's added even more to his resume. Simmons has also made the All-NBA Third Team, making it the first All-NBA nod of his three-year career. 2019-20 All-NBA teams:First: LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Anthony Davis, James HardenSecond: Damian Lillard, Kawhi Leonard, Nikola Jokic, Chris Paul, Pascal Siakam Third: Ben Simmons, Jayson Tatum, Jimmy Butler, Rudy Gobert, Russell Westbrook— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania)...
Liberty Ballers Sep 16, 2020
‘No Particular Hurry’ Episode 3 with Derek Bodner | Out Now

‘No Particular Hurry’ Episode 3 with Derek Bodner | Out Now

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports In today’s episode of “No Particular Hurry” Dave Early chats with Derek Bodner, Senior Writer for The Athletic. In the pod they get into: Unpacking why Jimmy Butler isn’t here. How would Derek weight the different factors? If the Sixers had offered Butler a full 5 year max would he have taken it or would he have preferred a four year max in Miami instead? Could the Sixers be on the precipice of wasting the primes of their two stars? Do you have any long-term concerns about Ben Simmons’ health? Would you reduce his minutes next year? Has GM Elton...
The Sixer Sense Sep 15, 2020

Sixers podcast: Ben Simmons’ defense / coaching search / CP3 trade

While dominoes have yet to fall for Elton Brand, he has plenty of options as he seeks to reconstruct the Philadelphia 76ers. From coaches like Mike D’Antoni and Billy Donovan, to a big name like Chris Paul, the Sixers will be on the hunt for moves to improve the team. In this week’s episode of […] Sixers podcast: Ben Simmons’ defense / coaching search / CP3 trade - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Sixer Sense Sep 14, 2020

Philadelphia 76ers: Why are Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons always being traded?

Players that are perennial All-Stars are prized by NBA teams because they are, frankly, tough to come by. So how come the media is always floating that the Philadelphia 76ers should or will trade Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons? Here are headlines you will NOT see in the mainstream basketball press: Why Utah will be […] Philadelphia 76ers: Why are Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons always being traded? - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Liberty Ballers Sep 14, 2020
The Gastroenteritis Blues: He Wants As Much Foot As Possible | Out Now

The Gastroenteritis Blues: He Wants As Much Foot As Possible | Out Now

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Steve, Dan and Emily are reeling from the Eagles’ opening day loss, so they decided to make this one a happy hour podcast. Join the trio as they discuss: Mike D’Antoni and Billy Donovan as options for Sixers head coach; Chris Paul, John Wall and Terry Rozier as potential trade targets; and whether or not the Sixers should trade Ben Simmons for Giannis Antetokounmpo, if given the opportunity. The pod ends with a rollicking, 7-game series of the Most Likely game, the drinking version. LINKS: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Vox Media Podbay
The Sixer Sense Sep 13, 2020

Philadelphia 76ers: If available, you trade for Giannis Antetokounmpo

Of course the Philadelphia 76ers should have an offer prepared for the reigning MVP. Twitter has run amok with hypotheticals lately. Some have pondered the nature of a Ben Simmons–Giannis Antetokounmpo swap. Should the Philadelphia 76ers swap non-shooter for non-shooter, with the reigning MVP’s contract set to expire at the end of 2020-21. It is […] Philadelphia 76ers: If available, you trade for Giannis Antetokounmpo - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Sep 12, 2020
Kevin Durant blames Sixers for Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons’ struggles

Kevin Durant blames Sixers for Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons’ struggles

Despite having two superstars in Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, the Philadelphia 76ers haven’t had much success in the playoffs. Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant, however, thinks it is not because the Sixers lack talent. During his recent appearance on JJ Redick’s podcast, Durant talked about the Sixers’ player turnover ever since the famed “process” […] The post Kevin Durant blames Sixers for Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons’ struggles appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Liberty Ballers Sep 10, 2020
Report: Sixers have “seriously debated” trading for Chris Paul

Report: Sixers have “seriously debated” trading for Chris Paul

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ League sources tell The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor that Sixers Twitter isn’t alone in considering bringing CP3 to Philadelphia Aside from one Keith Pompey note that Alex Rucker seems to be on his way out, it has been crickets on the in-depth evaluation of the Philadelphia 76ers front office. Yet, whether or not any shake-up takes place in upper management, the Sixers are going to have to deal with the current salary cap imprisonment of their own design. Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons will both be playing under their max contract extensions next season, while...
Liberty Ballers Sep 8, 2020
Sixers’ Ben Simmons makes NBA All-Defensive First Team

Sixers’ Ben Simmons makes NBA All-Defensive First Team

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports It’s official: Ben Simmons has made the NBA’s All-Defensive First Team for 2019-20. Simmons is the only member of the Philadelphia 76ers to make a team, but a couple of others did receive votes, with Joel Embiid picking up 11 total votes (including one First Team selection) and Matisse Thybulle earning one Second Team vote. 2019-2020 NBA All-Defensive teams:First team: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Anthony Davis, Rudy Gobert, Marcus Smart, Ben SimmonsSecond team: Bam Adebayo, Patrick Beverley, Eric Bledsoe, Kawhi Leonard, Brook Lopez— Shams Charania...
The Sixer Sense Sep 8, 2020

Sixers news: Ben Simmons named to 1st team All-Defense

The Sixers’ All-Star now has another honor under his belt. Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons was officially named to the 2019-20 first team All-Defense on Tuesday. He averaged 2.1 steals per game this season, which led the NBA. He also finished fourth in Defensive Player of the Year voting. This was expected, as Simmons took […] Sixers news: Ben Simmons named to 1st team All-Defense - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Sixer Sense Sep 6, 2020

Philadelphia 76ers: Can Ben Simmons take next step from All-Star to superstar?

The Philadelphia 76ers need Ben Simmons to take the next step. As we head into another offseason of chaos in Sixerland, it is the time of year when teams assess their assets to see what value they may be to the future of the organization — or perhaps if their future lies elsewhere.  The trouble […] Philadelphia 76ers: Can Ben Simmons take next step from All-Star to superstar? - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Sixer Sense Sep 5, 2020

Philadelphia 76ers: What should Ben Simmons be moving forward?

The Philadelphia 76ers need to figure out what Ben Simmons’ position is moving forward. There’s a lot of decisions for the Philadelphia 76ers to make this offseason. One underrated question that faces the franchise is what position is Ben Simmons moving forward. While it seems trivial, the distinction is important to how the franchise approaches […] Philadelphia 76ers: What should Ben Simmons be moving forward? - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Inquisitr Sep 2, 2020
NBA Rumors: Zach LaVine-For-Ben Simmons Trade Would Be A No-Brainer For Bulls, Per ‘Fansided’

NBA Rumors: Zach LaVine-For-Ben Simmons Trade Would Be A No-Brainer For Bulls, Per ‘Fansided’

After suffering an early exit in the 2020 Playoffs, rumors have started to swirl around Ben Simmons and his future with the Philadelphia 76ers. With their inability to contend for the NBA championship title, multiple signs are pointing out that the Sixers will be breaking up their young superstar duo in the 2020 offseason. If the Sixers decide to move Simmons this fall, he isn’t only expected to receive strong interest from contenders that need additional star power, but also from rebuilding teams that still don’t have a player to build around. One of the rebuilding teams that may...
The Sixer Sense Aug 30, 2020

Philadelphia 76ers should trade Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons had a year where his numbers declined. He has still not committed to creating space for Joel Embiid to be effective in the post. It is time for the Philadelphia 76ers to move on. It’s game one of the 2020-21 season for the Philadelphia 76ers. Out of the locker room, there’s some new […] Philadelphia 76ers should trade Ben Simmons - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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