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The Sixer Sense 8 hours ago

Sixers podcast: Ben Simmons & Wolves trade analysis

On this episode of the Sixer Sense Podcast, we welcome Dunking With Wolves site expert Ben Beecken, who covers the Minnesota Timberwolves. He opens up about the likelihood that Ben Simmons will get traded to Minnesota and other aspects of what this kind of deal would entail. The conversation begins with the pulse of the Minnesota fanbase. […] Sixers podcast: Ben Simmons & Wolves trade analysis - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Sixer Sense 10 hours ago

Top 100 NBA players for 2021-22 season

We are less than two weeks from the beginning of training camp. NBA basketball is on the horizon, and with it comes the return of the greatest basketball players in the world. Before last season, we ranked the top 50 NBA players. It’s safe to say a lot has changed since then. This time around, […] Top 100 NBA players for 2021-22 season - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Liberty Ballers Sep 16, 2021
I’m back, baby!

I’m back, baby!

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ An old writer returns to LB. “Like the prodigal son, I was out on my own. Now I’m trying to find my way back home.” The Colangelos and Okafors can no longer silence me. It’s been a little over four years since I wrote a post for Liberty Ballers. At the time, the Sixers hadn’t made the playoffs in five years. Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz had yet to play a meaningful minute in a Sixers uniform. Joel Embiid had just 31 NBA games under his belt. Tyrese Maxey had recently finished up his sophomore year of high school. What I’m getting at...
The Sixer Sense Sep 16, 2021

Sixers: How to regain trade leverage with Ben Simmons

There is a prevailing notion in the media around the NBA, and with fans around the country, that Ben Simmons and Klutch Sports have the Philadelphia 76ers over a barrel.  They  believe that the holdout demands will force Daryl Morey and the Sixers to unload him for pennies on the dollar and take a huge […] Sixers: How to regain trade leverage with Ben Simmons - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Sixer Sense Sep 16, 2021

Sixers: 3 holes team must fill once Ben Simmons is traded

It’s clearly time for Ben Simmons and the Sixers to part ways. As much as the team might insistthatSimmons will eventually rejoin the roster, too many bridges have been burned — specifically between Simmons and head coach Doc Rivers, and Simmons and the Philadelphia fandom — for him to ever be a part of another […] Sixers: 3 holes team must fill once Ben Simmons is traded - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Liberty Ballers Sep 15, 2021
Report: Sixers expect Ben Simmons to play for team in 2021-22 season

Report: Sixers expect Ben Simmons to play for team in 2021-22 season

Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/ Your daily dose of Ben Simmons rumors continues. What is typically the quietest time of the NBA season has been anything but for the Philadelphia 76ers. Ben Simmons rumors, mock trades, and reports have been coming out for the past few weeks and it doesn’t seem like that’ll change anytime soon. The newest report comes from Tom Moore of the Bucks County Courier Times: #NBA source: The #Sixers 'are expecting (Ben Simmons) to play (in 2020-21). The expectation is they will. It's bumpy right now (& the team expects it) to get better.' The...
The Sixer Sense Sep 15, 2021

Philadelphia 76ers: 3 players who are Delaware Blue Coats bound

Despite the fact that the Philadelphia 76ers are in a win-now mode, that hasn’t stopped the team from continuing to build the roster with a majority of young players. While there’s plenty of young players who will be getting minutes this season, there are going to be some who will be riding the bench in […] Philadelphia 76ers: 3 players who are Delaware Blue Coats bound - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Liberty Ballers Sep 15, 2021
Sixers Player Profile: Furkan Korkmaz

Sixers Player Profile: Furkan Korkmaz

Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/ Over the next few weeks, we’ll be profiling every player currently on the Sixers’ roster ahead of training camp, which begins on September 28. Furkan Korkmaz Age: 24 (turns 25 in July) Contract status: Furkan is entering the first year of the three-year, $15 million contract he signed with the Sixers this offseason. Background info: The Sixers drafted Furkan 26th overall in the first round of the 2016 NBA draft out of Anadolu Efes in Turkey. After barely playing for the Sixers during his rookie year (he appeared in only 14 games), Korkmaz...
The Sixer Sense Sep 15, 2021

Sixers: Ranking each member of the young core

There’s a lot of young talent on the Sixers‘ current roster, from the elephant in the room, Ben Simmons, to the reigning 28th overall pick, Jaden Springer. Not many contenders can match Philadelphia’s volume of youth, but how important is each player to the future? Today, we find out. Taking some inspiration from our friends […] Sixers: Ranking each member of the young core - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Liberty Ballers Sep 14, 2021
Sixers G-League affiliate Delaware Blue Coats announce 2021-22 schedule

Sixers G-League affiliate Delaware Blue Coats announce 2021-22 schedule

Mary Holt-USA TODAY Sports The Philadelphia 76ers are revving up for a new season and so too are their G League affiliate, the Delaware Blue Coats. With less than two months remaining until the start of the 2021-22 G League season, the Blue Coats have announced their schedule. The Blue Coats will tip their season off on their home court (Chase Fieldhouse, Wilmington, DE) on November 6 at 7:00 pm against the Long Island Nets. More from the team’s press release: WILMINGTON – SEPT. 14, 2021 – The Delaware Blue Coats, NBA G League Affiliate of the Philadelphia...
Liberty Ballers Sep 14, 2021
Out of Site podcast: Previewing what Tyrese Maxey & Isaiah Joe will bring to Sixers next season

Out of Site podcast: Previewing what Tyrese Maxey & Isaiah Joe will bring to Sixers next season

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Adio is joined by Tom West to discuss what the two youngsters can do to help Philly without Ben Simmons in the picture. There is a lot to be positive about going into the 2021-2022 Philadelphia 76ers season. Sure, one big domino still has to fall, and Sixers fans are waiting for that. In the meantime, there are some youngsters that deserve some discussion! Tom West joins host Adio Royster to discuss two of them. Last year, Isaiah Joe got limited run in the rotation, but when he got a run, he was fireballing from deep (something that is sorely...
The Sixer Sense Sep 14, 2021

Sixers podcast: Ben Simmons & Warriors trade analysis

On this episode of The Sixer Sense Podcast, we welcome Nathan Beighle from Blue Man Hoop to talk Sixers/Warriors trade options. The podcast starts off with Lucas Johnson, Christopher Kline, and Beighle discussing the pulse of the Bay Area’s interest in Ben Simmons. We want to get an idea of how Golden State Warriors fans feel […] Sixers podcast: Ben Simmons & Warriors trade analysis - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Liberty Ballers Sep 14, 2021
Sixers Player Profile: Matisse Thybulle

Sixers Player Profile: Matisse Thybulle

Photo by David Dow/NBAE via The third-year wing looks to build upon an impressive summer overseas Over the next few weeks, we’ll be profiling every player currently on the Sixers’ roster ahead of training camp, which begins on September 28. Matisse Thybulle Age: 24 (turns 25 on March 4) Contract status: Third year of a four-year, $12.5 million contract. Set to make $2.84 million this season, with a $4.38 million club option next season. Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 20th overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft, Matisse Thybulle has quickly made a name for...
The Sixer Sense Sep 14, 2021

Sixers: Grading Hornets Ben Simmons’ proposed trades

With the Philadelphia 76ers‘ playmaker Ben Simmons being one truly available All-Star this offseason, it’s not surprising that other FanSided NBA websites would jump in and create their own trades. Some of them came up with reasonable deals and some didn’t. This is a reaction post to Dylan Jackson of Swarm and Sting recent article, where he […] Sixers: Grading Hornets Ben Simmons’ proposed trades - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Liberty Ballers Sep 13, 2021
LB mailbag: Submit your Sixers questions ahead of camp

LB mailbag: Submit your Sixers questions ahead of camp

Photo by David Dow/NBAE via As we inch closer to training camp, submit some of your more pressing questions surrounding the Sixers. Ben Simmons is still a Sixer. With training camp just weeks away, there are more questions than answers surrounding the polarizing All-Star. With or without Simmons, the Sixers have to gear up for the 2021-22 season. Submit your questions in the comments or hit up @Liberty_Ballers or @paulhudrick on Twitter. I’ll answer as many as I can.

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