It finally happened. The star-hunting promise we heard from Brett Brown during the Zhaire Smith press conference has been fulfilled and the Sixers have acquired Jimmy Butler along with Justin Patton in exchange for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, and a second-round pick. In a trade that will change the course of the 76ers franchise for
The 76ers began this week with a 6-5 record. Philadelphia played three games last week, and won two of three, improving to 8-6 on the young season. Let’s run through some quick hits for last week, and preview next week. Breaking down what we gave up in the Jimmy Butler deal: The Sixers sent Dario
After a month-long saga with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Jimmy Butler’s trade request was finally acknowledged, as the Minnesota Timberwolves sent the All-Star packing East to Philadelphia in a deal that landed them Robert Covington and Dario Saric. With Butler now set to recalibrate in Philly with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, several of our writers
I’m just going to say it: I expected more from Ben Simmons this year. He has not taken the step I expected him to take. Let me be clear, I did not expect him to come out in 2018 and be a completely different player. I did not expect Simmons to be a prolific shooter.
The Philadephia 76ers and Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to a trade that will send Jimmy Butler to join the Process in exchange for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, center Justin Patton, and a 2022 second-round pick. Minnesota has traded Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton to Philadelphia for Robert, Covington, Dario Saric and a 2022 second-round draft
The 76ers are starting to get back into the swing of things and it’s been nothing short of a roller-coaster. Ben Simmons turned the ball over 11 times in one game and Markelle Fultz single-handedly saved the team from a disastrous second-half collapse, two events that we weren’t sure would happen even once this season.
Subscribe to The Atlantic Files on Apple Podcasts || Subscribe to Basketball Society on Apple Podcasts Mike and Alex welcome back another former guest of the podcast this week in Dennis Clausen from Rotoballer. The Atlantic Division is chugging along with the fresh new NBA season, and there’s plenty to talk about. Kawhi Leonard had
The 76ers began last week sitting at 2-1, but are now 3-3 after a pair of road losses to the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Buck followed by a home win over the Charlotte Hornets. The 76ers continue to settle into their season, and they will play five games in the next seven days. Let’s run
The Philadelphia 76ers opened the season 2-1, losing their opener to the Boston Celtics before picking up back-to-back home wins over the Chicago Bulls and Orlando Magic. Being realistic, this is a good start for Philadelphia. Let’s run through some quick hitters on the 76ers start the 2018-19 regular season. The Celtics game was rough, but
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