Timberwolves

Towns, Covington Rejuvenating Timberwolves after Butler Trade

Most teams spend years looking to acquire an All-NBA talent, whether it be through the draft, free agency, or via trade. In the Timberwolves’ case, they spent months looking to get rid of one. The Jimmy Butler saga during the summer was one of the most interesting story-lines to develop and had Minnesota looking like

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Joel Embiid

Resting Joel Embiid Should Be 76ers First Priority

One year ago, we were wondering if Joel Embiid would ever overcome his injury problems and become the dominant force he flashed so many times two years ago. He had minutes restrictions, never played a back-to-back, and would rest during random games throughout the year. This frustrated the “if he can play, let him play”

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NBA

Hidden in Plain Sight: Five NBA Players Flying Under the Radar

We already know what the superstars of the league can do each night. LeBron is averaging 26, 8, and 8 despite the Lakers’ shaky start. Kemba Walker has been overlooked for much of his career, but his 28 points (second-highest in the NBA) and his 40% 3-point percentage on 10 attempts has catapulted him into

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sixers

The Process Disciples: The 76ers’ Season is Underway

After a long four months without meaningful basketball, the 2018-19 season has finally kicked off. This year has been headlined by a significant lack of defense from pretty much everyone, the rookies are starting to make waves, and LeBron’s new-look Lakers have left a lot to be desired. For the 76ers in particular, the start

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Sixers

Sixers’ Shooters a Non-factor in Opening Night Loss to Celtics

Just 12 days ago, the Sixers played the Dallas Mavericks in China. JJ Redick scored 28 points and didn’t miss one shot. Landry Shamet and Furkan Korkmaz came off the bench and provided a significant scoring touch that helped them get the win. Naturally, I thought I would write an article about how the Sixers

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Sixers

Shooting Suddenly a Possible Strength for Sixers

After losing Marco Belinelli and Ersan Ilyasova in free agency, there were questions about who would fill their roles on a Sixers team desperately in search of shooting. The thought was that this issue would be addressed in free agency and other trades over the Summer, but after only coming away with Wilson Chandler and

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Sixers

Simmons, Fultz Show Off as Sixers Defeat Melbourne

Friday night the 76ers hosted the NBL’s Melbourne United for their first preseason action of the season. With the team’s Blue and White scrimmage postponed on Tuesday due to inclimate weather conditions, there were a number of questions that had their answers delayed until Friday. Here are some takeaways from the first sample of 2018-19

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Butler

Sixers Reportedly Out on Jimmy Butler

The Athletic’s Sam Amick reported Thursday afternoon that the Sixers have decided not to pursue Minnesota Timberwolves superstar Jimmy Butler after some preliminary conversations between the two sides. All the noise about Jimmy Butler yesterday was about Miami, but it’s clear Minnesota’s price tag remains extremely high. To highlight one rumored team, I’m told Philly

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Markelle Fultz

VIDEO: Markelle Fultz’s improved jump shot finally unveiled, what’s the verdict?

After what seemed like an eternity, the footage of Markelle Fultz’s newly formed jumper has arrived. The former No. 1 overall pick was one of the biggest storylines of the ‘17-’18 season when the jump shot that cemented his place in the top spot of the draft was seemingly gone. Fultz sat down with former

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