Markelle Fultz on Philly’s support: “It makes me want to play harder for them”

When you take a look at a stat sheet of the past two Sixers games, most of your attention will be drawn to the number of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, but putting up stellar numbers in their first two performances, with Simmons having a triple-double in just his second game of the season. One

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Schmidt Talking: St.Bonaventure Class of 2019

On Episode 35 of the Schmidt Talking Podcast, Alec Walt and Kyle Allan speak on the three seniors Courtney Stockard, LaDarian Griffin, and Nelson Kaputo. Courtney Stockard is coming off a great end to his redshirt junior season averaging 22.1 points per game in his final six games and averaging 13.3 points overall in the

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Markelle Fultz

Markelle Fultz starting open night in place of JJ Redick

For a player that faced some of the biggest scrutiny we have ever seen for a rookie, Markelle Fultz has come a long way since the end of the ’17-’18 season. He had a lot of hard work to be done to recalibrate his jump shot after working through a shoulder injury he sustained during his

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Schmidt Talking Podcast Episode 34: Preseason Atlantic 10 Awards

The college basketball season will be upon us sooner than later, and there is a lot of hype around what the Atlantic 10 could be this year. Last year, there were three NCAA Tournament teams in St. Bonaventure, University of Rhode Island, and Davidson. This year, with a more balanced league compared to the past,

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I wouldn’t trade Ben Simmons for anything, and here’s why

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been looking to trade Jimmy Butler for a little over a week. Multiple teams have been involved in the process, including the Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets, and the Miami Heat. One team that seemed to be a sleeper, were the Philadelphia 76ers. The rumors were that the Sixers were interested

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Schmidt Talking Episode 32: Justin Winston chose St. Bonaventure

On this episode of the Schmidt Talking podcast, Alec and Kyle discuss the verbal commitment from Class of 2019 recruit Justin Winston of the Putnam Science Academy. Winston confirmed his commitment last week in his tweet on his Twitter page (@BBM_Justin). GO BONNIES!!!🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/jjllG7zUDh — J_DOT35 (@BBM__Justin) September 17, 2018 The signing came as a

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Jimmy Butler requests a trade: Where will he end up?

The biggest news out of the NBA’s stratosphere is Jimmy Butler requesting a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. This comes as no surprise as Jimmy Butler was reportedly unhappy at the end of last season, and was not gelling with teammates Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins. According to NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Butler prefers three

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Ben Simmons

What improvements can we expect from Ben Simmons this season?

In one of the best rookie campaigns the NBA has seen in quite some time, Ben Simmons turned heads virtually every night as a dominant 6 foot 10 point guard. He finished the season averaging 15.8 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 8.2 assists. He helped the Sixers to a 52-30 record — their best win total

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Schmidt Talking Ep. 31: Atlantic 10 Schedule Breakdown

The St. Bonaventure Bonnies finished 14-4 in the Atlantic 10 conference last season, totaling the most amount of conference in the program’s history. This year, the Bonnies look to do the same in the year’s conference schedule. With a seemingly much deeper conference, and losing two of the top scorers in the league on their

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Houston Rockets

Did the Houston Rockets really improve this offseason?

One game away from the NBA Finals. It was a season of ‘what could have been’ for the Houston Rockets. Houston’s year was headlined by success, and the surprising snatching of the number one seed, but ended in disappointment at the hands of the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals,

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