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The Sixer Sense 4 hours ago

J.J. Redick’s value extends beyond his on-court production

Barring a big free agent signing, retaining J.J. Redick should be a priority for the Philadelphia 76ers. After a rough end to the season, the Philadelphia 76ers now face the biggest summer in recent memory, if not franchise history. They have two generational talents in Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, but the roster needs significant […] J.J. Redick’s value extends beyond his on-court production - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints 20 hours ago
Donovan Mitchell thinks ‘surprise’ factor will help him win Rookie of the Year

Donovan Mitchell thinks ‘surprise’ factor will help him win Rookie of the Year

Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell took the NBA by storm this season as the 13th overall pick arguably gave the 2016 first overall selection Ben Simmons a run for his money in the Rookie of the Year conversation. Yet, that surprise factor is exactly what he expects will help him surpass Simmons in the voting […] The post Donovan Mitchell thinks ‘surprise’ factor will help him win Rookie of the Year appeared first on ClutchPoints.

'Game of Zones' pokes fun at Sixers Ben Simmons, Markelle Fultz in latest episode

If the pain of Markelle Fultz missing the majority of the season with a shoulder injury still lingers, you may want to sit this video out.
The Sixer Sense May 23, 2018

Why Brett Brown deserves to keep his job

Brett Brown led the Philadelphia 76ers to a 24-win increase this season. Despite being out-coached by Brad Stevens in the playoffs, he shouldn’t be fired. The quote below is from Brad Botkin’s article celebrating rookies Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell’s stellar play in the playoffs, but the quote involving the Golden State Warriors could easily […] Why Brett Brown deserves to keep his job - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Liberty Ballers May 23, 2018
A Sixers Year that Was: Ben Simmons

A Sixers Year that Was: Ben Simmons

Boy, was he worth the wait! Boy, the 2017-2018 Philadelphia 76ers season was fun. You know what was fun? Ben Simmons. There’s nothing specific about that. Everything related to the Sixers 6’10” point guard was fun. There’s something great about watching a player like Magic Johnson in your teens, then seeing how Simmons plays and think: “Good god. It’s Magic in a Sixers jersey.” When the Sixers drafted Simmons in 2016 to a thunderous roar, there hadn’t been that much excitement about an incoming rookie to this franchise since maybe Iverson in 1996. The debate raged on Twitter...
The Denver Post May 22, 2018
Ben Simmons, Donavan Mitchell headline NBA’s All-Rookie team

Ben Simmons, Donavan Mitchell headline NBA’s All-Rookie team

Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Utah's Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA's All-Rookie team.
Hoops Habit May 22, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers: 2017-18 player grades for Ben Simmons

Following a phenomenal rookie campaign, here’s a look back at the 2017-18 season for Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers. After a year on the sidelines, Ben Simmons more than made up for lost time in his debut season with the Philadelphia 76ers. By averaging 15.8 points, 8.2 assists, 8.1 rebounds and 1.7 steals in […] Philadelphia 76ers: 2017-18 player grades for Ben Simmons - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Press of Atlantic City May 22, 2018

Sixers Simmons unanimous pick for NBA All-Rookie team

NEW YORK — Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Utah's Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA's All-Rookie team.
ClutchPoints May 22, 2018
NBA news: Sixers’ Ben Simmons, Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell unanimously named to NBA All-Rookie First Team

NBA news: Sixers’ Ben Simmons, Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell unanimously named to NBA All-Rookie First Team

Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers and Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz were unanimously named to the All-Rookie first team, the NBA announced Tuesday. Mitchell and Simmons each received 100 out of a maximum 100 votes for first team and no votes for second team. Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics received 99 first-team […] The post NBA news: Sixers’ Ben Simmons, Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell unanimously named to NBA All-Rookie First Team appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Liberty Ballers May 22, 2018
Ben Simmons named to NBA All-Rookie First Team

Ben Simmons named to NBA All-Rookie First Team

Simmons named among the best rookies in the NBA. According to a press release from the Philadelphia 76ers, Ben Simmons has been named to the 2017-2018 NBA All-Rookie First Team: The NBA announced today that Philadelphia 76ers guard-forward Ben Simmons was unanimously named to the 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie First Team after receiving first-place votes on all 100 ballots from a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Simmons is the 15th player in franchise history to earn All-Rookie First Team honors and this is the fifth consecutive year at least one 76ers player has been named to the...

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Utah's Donovan Mitchell unanimous NBA all-rookie picks

Sixers point guard Ben Simmons, Utah Jazz shooting guard Donovan Mitchell and Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum are the finalists for rookie of the year.
The Sixer Sense May 20, 2018

Why Ben Simmons should fix his shot

Despite having a historic rookie campaign, it is imperative that Simmons address the issues surrounding his jump shot this off-season. Ben Simmons had a historic rookie season to say the least. Entering the year, virtually all of the talking heads in the NBA, myself included, were very interested to see what exactly he would bring […] Why Ben Simmons should fix his shot - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Sixer Sense May 17, 2018

Ben Simmons vs. Magic Johnson: Who was the better rookie?

Comparing Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons and Magic Johnson’s rookie seasons, the numbers are closer than you might think. Ben Simmons (Rookie Season 2017-18) FG FGA FG% REB AST PTS STL TOV 6.7 12.3 .545 8.1 8.2 15.8 1.7 3.4   Magic Johnson (Rookie Season 1979-80) FG FGA FG% REB AST PTS STL TOV 6.5 […] Ben Simmons vs. Magic Johnson: Who was the better rookie? - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

What five returning Sixers can do to improve this summer

Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz need to find their jumpers, but what can other Sixers do to make things a little easier moving forward?
Liberty Ballers May 17, 2018
Simmons, Embiid Named Finalists for 2018 NBA Awards

Simmons, Embiid Named Finalists for 2018 NBA Awards

There’s a pretty good chance that the Sixers will come home with some hardware after next month’s NBA Awards. On Wednesday, the NBA announced the finalists for six top awards from the 2017-18 regular season. And, to no one’s surprise, the Philadelphia 76ers will be well represented at the second annual NBA Awards ceremony next month in Santa Monica, CA. Ben Simmons will be vying for Rookie of the Year honors along with Boston’s Jayson Tatum and Utah’s Donovan Mitchell. Joel Embiid is one of the three finalists for Defensive Player of the Year, and he’ll have to beat out Utah’s...

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