Philadelphia 76ers

Philly Sports Max’s Quick Hits: 76ers show signs in first week of season

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

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Markelle Fultz

It’s time for Sixers fans to stop comparing Markelle Fultz to Jayson Tatum

By: Max Mangigian It’s been less than a week and I am already done with the constant Jayson Tatum and Markelle Fultz comparisons. As a Sixers fan, I recognize that the Sixers have made their fair share of mistakes recently. Personally, I was against the trade that saw Boston and Philadelphia swap picks for the

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The Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Episode 103: Toronto Raptors could win the division

Subscribe to The Atlantic Files on Apple Podcasts || Subscribe to Basketball Society NBA basketball is finally back! The first regular season episode of The Atlantic Files is also here! Mike and Alex are here to break down what happened in the opening week and to give some serious thoughts on the Toronto Raptors. The

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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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Markelle Fultz

Sixers’ Markelle Fultz is “ready” says Chicago Bulls’ Zach LaVine

The Chicago Bulls open their NBA season tonight in Philadelphia against the 76ers. The Bulls will start Kris Dunn, Zach LaVine, Justin Holiday, Bobby Portis, and Wendell Carter Jr., in this evening’s contest. The Bulls, winners of 27 games last season start the season without Lauri Markkanen and all eyes will be on former NBA

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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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NBA

Preseason NBA Yearly Award Predictions

Today marks the end of one of the wildest NBA summers in recent memory. What better time to skip the contents of the entire regular season and just get to the end and give out some trophies! Last year’s award races featured James Harden getting the annual “look we can’t just give LeBron everything” MVP

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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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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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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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