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Philadelphia 76ers: 3 buyout candidates to track

The Philadelphia 76ers need to improve their bench as the playoffs draw closer, and the team should monitor players whose teams may buy out their contracts. The Philadelphia 76ers average the 22nd-most bench points in the league. Their best reserves are Furkan Korkmaz, T.J. McConnell, and Jonah Bolden, so general manager Elton Brand needs to […] Philadelphia 76ers: 3 buyout candidates to track - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2019
Video: Sixers’ T.J. McConnell gives former teammate Dario Saric love tap after scoring on him

Video: Sixers’ T.J. McConnell gives former teammate Dario Saric love tap after scoring on him

Right after scoring on his former teammate, T.J. McConnell of the Philadelphia 76ers gave Dario Saric of the Minnesota Timberwolves a love tap. We can assume that the Sixers guard knew a thing or two about Saric’s weaknesses and took advantage of it. It was relatively easy for McConnell to get past Saric and rise […] The post Video: Sixers’ T.J. McConnell gives former teammate Dario Saric love tap after scoring on him appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 11, 2019
Video: Sixers’ T.J. McConnell jokingly punches Justin Anderson after hitting 3-pointer

Video: Sixers’ T.J. McConnell jokingly punches Justin Anderson after hitting 3-pointer

Philadelphia 76ers point guard T.J. McConnell and Atlanta Hawks swingman Justin Anderson were teammates last season on the Sixers and are still close friends. That’s why McConnell was able to get away with punching Anderson during the Sixers’ loss to the Hawks on Friday. Of course, it wasn’t a real punch. More of a friendly, “Hey […] The post Video: Sixers’ T.J. McConnell jokingly punches Justin Anderson after hitting 3-pointer appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 11, 2019
Video: Sixers’ T.J. McConnell drags Jimmy Butler on the floor after being elbowed

Video: Sixers’ T.J. McConnell drags Jimmy Butler on the floor after being elbowed

Philadelphia 76ers small forward Jimmy Butler and point guard T. J. McConnell have become good friends since the Sixers acquired Butler from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Both players are tough defenders and play hard, so naturally, they have bonded well on and off the court. Friday night against the Atlanta Hawks, T.J. McConnell helped Jimmy Butler possibly […] The post Video: Sixers’ T.J. McConnell drags Jimmy Butler on the floor after being elbowed appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 10, 2019
Sixers’ T.J. McConnell puzzled by road loss to Wizards: ‘We get clapped every time we play here’

Sixers’ T.J. McConnell puzzled by road loss to Wizards: ‘We get clapped every time we play here’

The Washington Wizards have become an afterthought as a potential Eastern Conference threat after a poor start to this season, yet the Philadelphia 76ers couldn’t find a way to beat them on their home floor. Neither head coach Brett Brown nor high-motor bench cog T.J. McConnell can find an answer to this riddle: “I don’t […] The post Sixers’ T.J. McConnell puzzled by road loss to Wizards: ‘We get clapped every time we play here’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 10, 2019
Jimmy Butler also brought up T.J. McConnell’s role during clash with Sixers coach Brett Brown

Jimmy Butler also brought up T.J. McConnell’s role during clash with Sixers coach Brett Brown

The infamous film room session that brought the reported altercation between the Philadelphia 76ers’ Jimmy Butler and Brett Brown was not just about more pick-and-rolls, but also the role of other players. Among them was T.J. McConnell, who has been one of the Sixers’ most productive cogs in limited playing time this season. According to […] The post Jimmy Butler also brought up T.J. McConnell’s role during clash with Sixers coach Brett Brown appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 3, 2019
J.J. Redick now sits next to T.J. McConnell during flights to avoid anymore trades by Philadelphia

J.J. Redick now sits next to T.J. McConnell during flights to avoid anymore trades by Philadelphia

J.J. Redick of the Philadelphia 76ers is taking all the necessary antics to avoid his teammates being traded, even sitting next to teammate TJ McConnell during flights. Per Jackson Frank of The Athletic, Redick got extra cautious after the Jimmy Butler trade. To recall, the Sixers arranged a trade package which included several key players […] The post J.J. Redick now sits next to T.J. McConnell during flights to avoid anymore trades by Philadelphia appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Liberty Ballers Dec 26, 2018
Highlighting Wilson Chandler’s performance against Boston

Highlighting Wilson Chandler’s performance against Boston

Philadelphia’s starting forward played his part on both ends in a close defeat to the Celtics. The Philadelphia 76ers’ depth has been a long-standing concern and the team’s Christmas Day clash with Boston highlighted its importance. T.J. McConnell looked helpless defensively when matched up against Boston’s guards (Jimmy Butler’s exceptional two-way performance boosted McConnell’s plus-six plus/minus), and Mike Muscala’s subpar December continued. While backup wings Landry Shamet and Furkan Korkmaz didn’t immensely struggle last night, head coach Brett Brown opted for Wilson...
Liberty Ballers Dec 22, 2018
3-point play: A trio of Sixers observations

3-point play: A trio of Sixers observations

Digging into Ben Simmons in the pick-and-roll, Landry Shamet’s prolific shooting, and the Joel Embiid-T.J. McConnell pairing It’s been an odd first 33 games for the Philadelphia 76ers. At 21-12, they’re third in the Eastern Conference, just two games back of the Milwaukee Bucks for the second seed. But their counterparts — Milwaukee, Indiana, Boston and Toronto — all have significantly better point differentials. Philadelphia is plus-2.2, while Indiana, the next lowest team, is at plus-5.1. The Sixers are out-performing their net rating by 2.1 wins (according to Cleaning the...
The Sixer Sense Dec 21, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers: T.J. McConnell heaps massive praise on Brett Brown, culture

In a Players’ Tribune article, Philadelphia 76ers point guard T.J. McConnell credited Brett Brown for the team’s culture. The Philadelphia 76ers won 52 games last season, just two years removed from winning 10 games. Several factors contributed to their rapid ascension — Joel Embiid being chief among them — but the team’s culture stands out. […] Philadelphia 76ers: T.J. McConnell heaps massive praise on Brett Brown, culture - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Dec 20, 2018
Sixers’ T.J. McConnell says The Process officially ended after Philly lost to Celtics in playoffs

Sixers’ T.J. McConnell says The Process officially ended after Philly lost to Celtics in playoffs

T.J. McConnell has been through a lot in his four seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers. He went undrafted, endured a 10-72 season as a rookie, and then played out The Process until the Sixers suddenly became relevant last year. And according to what he wrote in the Players’ Tribune, he has some thoughts on when, […] The post Sixers’ T.J. McConnell says The Process officially ended after Philly lost to Celtics in playoffs appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 20, 2018
T.J. McConnell says Sixers are ‘championship or bust’ this season

T.J. McConnell says Sixers are ‘championship or bust’ this season

It has been a grueling process for the Philadelphia 76ers. Fortunately, it appears Sixers point guard T.J. McConnell feels their time has finally arrived. There was plenty of hype surrounding Philadelphia coming into the 2018-19 NBA season, especially with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons leading the charge. Expectations only increased even more with the acquisition […] The post T.J. McConnell says Sixers are ‘championship or bust’ this season appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 20, 2018
Sixers PG T.J. McConnell recalls rock bottom during The Process

Sixers PG T.J. McConnell recalls rock bottom during The Process

The Philadelphia 76ers are one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference this season, sitting in third place and at 21-12 entering play on Thursday. But it hasn’t always been so good in Philadelphia. Last season, the Sixers made the playoffs for the first time since 2011-12. “The Process” was long for the Sixers, […] The post Sixers PG T.J. McConnell recalls rock bottom during The Process appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 20, 2018
T.J. McConnell reveals how Sixers great Allen Iverson helped keep his spirits up during rookie season

T.J. McConnell reveals how Sixers great Allen Iverson helped keep his spirits up during rookie season

Allen Iverson is a Philadelphia 76ers legend and current Sixers guard T.J. McConnell has a great story about the first time he met Iverson. It was during his rookie season, a particularly brutal year for Philly as they were in the thick of “Trusting the Process.” Through the Players’ Tribune, T.J. McConnell penned an article […] The post T.J. McConnell reveals how Sixers great Allen Iverson helped keep his spirits up during rookie season appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 20, 2018
Sixers PG T.J. McConnell thinks Philly actually has a Big 4

Sixers PG T.J. McConnell thinks Philly actually has a Big 4

In a piece for the Players’ Tribune, Philadelphia 76ers point guard T.J. McConnell says the Sixers actually have a Big 4 instead of a Big Three. T.J. McConnell believes sharpshooter J.J. Redick should be included alongside Joel Embiid, Jimmy Butler and Ben Simmons when it comes to the Sixers’ star power. So where does that leave […] The post Sixers PG T.J. McConnell thinks Philly actually has a Big 4 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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