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Liberty Ballers 15 hours ago
NBA Power Rankings Roundup: Sixers falling

NBA Power Rankings Roundup: Sixers falling

ESPN (Kevin Arnovitz): 9th (LW: 5th) Jimmy Butler proved to be the bellwether for the Sixers last week, as they dropped both games he missed to injury -- rough home losses to Brooklyn and Indiana. Butler’s durability is especially vital because Philadelphia sacrificed depth to acquire him. Both Furkan Korkmaz, who started in Butler’s absence, and Wilson Chandler, who has effectively replaced Dario Saric as the Sixers’ starting power forward, have struggled to produce consistently. NBA.com (John Schuhmann): 8th (LW: 5th) The Sixers went 0-2 (at home) without Jimmy Butler last week,...
The Sixer Sense 10 hours ago

2018-19 NBA Power Rankings: Philadelphia 76ers’ poor depth causing issues

The Philadelphia 76ers’ flaws are becoming increasingly evident. After putting together a solid win streak, the Philadelphia 76ers have lost three of their last four. Two of those losses came without Jimmy Butler, but the same issues continue to plague the Sixers. Right now, there’s no clear solution. Joel Embiid, Jimmy Butler and Ben Simmons […] 2018-19 NBA Power Rankings: Philadelphia 76ers’ poor depth causing issues - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Dec 15, 2018
RUMOR: Pelicans offered Timberwolves first-round pick and Nikola Mirotic for Jimmy Butler

RUMOR: Pelicans offered Timberwolves first-round pick and Nikola Mirotic for Jimmy Butler

The New Orleans Pelicans tried to acquire small forward Jimmy Butler, offering the Minnesota Timberwolves a first-round pick and stretch forward Nikola Mirotic, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The Pelicans are trying to acquire a star player to pair alongside big man Anthony Davis, who can become an unrestricted free agent in the summer […] The post RUMOR: Pelicans offered Timberwolves first-round pick and Nikola Mirotic for Jimmy Butler appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Sixer Sense 20 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons reaching new level following Jimmy Butler trade

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons has seen his production increase since Jimmy Butler’s arrival. After acquiring all-star wing Jimmy Butler on Nov. 10, questions were understandably risen about whether he and Ben Simmons could fit together as the Philadelphia 76ers‘ two lead ball handlers on the perimeter. On paper, it seems logical that the […] Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons reaching new level following Jimmy Butler trade - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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