Robert Covington

What Sixers need more and less of in second half

Now that the dust has settled on the NBA's All-Star festivities, the Sixers will reconvene this week and turn their attention back to the playoff …

Joel Embiid

NBA remains ripe for Sam Hinkie return

Despite the NBA rule changes and the ousting of Sam Hinkie from the Philadelphia 76ers organization, the NBA remains very ripe for Sam Hinkie’s return<p>…

NBA

There Will Never Be Another Process, or a GM Job for Sam Hinkie

The architect of The Process is eating a salad in the middle of the Stanford University campus. He is dressed in various shades of blue—dark blue jeans, a blue gingham-checked shirt, a blue V-neck sweater, blue-ringed socks. This is not by accident; he has streamlined his clothing choices so …

NBA

Philadelphia 76ers: Zach LaVine Could Be Another Option In 2018 Free Agency [Opinion]

The Philadelphia 76ers will have their choice of top free agents to bring in during the 2018 period. With the Sixers set at point guard, power …

NBA

Grading the first half of the season for the Sixers

How have the Philadelphia 76ers done thus far?<p>Coming into the season I pictured the Philadelphia 76ers being a playoff team in the NBA’s Eastern …

Basketball

Philadelphia 76ers: Dario Saric, the emerging and overlooked Sixer

Lost amidst the hype of several of his Philadelphia 76ers teammates has been the stellar play of emerging second-year forward Dario Saric.<p>At 30-25, …

NBA

Atlantic Notes: Dinwiddie, Marks, Irving, Ntilikina

<b>Nets</b> guard <b>Spencer Dinwiddie</b> added to his breakout season Saturday by winning the Skills Challenge, but it’s going to be a while before he can cash in …

Basketball

Michael O’Brien’s notebook: Feb. 16, 2018

Not the greatest games tonight at Chicago State. Simeon beat Young in a low-tempo slog and Orr dominated Curie.The Orr performance was informative. …

High School Sports

Charles Barkley won a ton of money on Eagles winning Super Bowl

Charles Barkley is beloved in this city unlike many others, so when Chuck talks about how he experienced the Eagles’ Super Bowl victory, we are most …

NFL

NBA Scores 2018: Are we panicking about the Celtics (no) and 7 more things from Wednesday

The Celtics have lost three in a row and Kevin Durant put up 50 in a loss.<p>Sure, the Boston Celtics are a long ways removed from their 16-2 start to the season, a dominant performance totally unexpected from a team that suffered a massive injury to Gordon Hayward during the season opener. That …

Basketball

Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons’ epic rookie season reaches new heights

In leading the Philadelphia 76ers to their 30th win of the season, Ben Simmons took his breathtaking rookie season to another level.<p>The final game …

Sports

What to make of Sixers at the All-Star Break

The 76ers reached the halfway point – technically the 55-game point – with a winning record, the potential for reaching the playoffs and the promise …

Basketball

The Most Annoying Players

Hello and welcome back to the NBA Roundtable! The All-Star break officially begins on Friday morning, so I wanted to do a lighter topic this week and …

Basketball

Moore: Could Sixers win a playoff round this spring?

Favorable remaining schedule, moving up to fifth in conference improve Brett Brown's team's chances<p>Having won 11 straight games at the Wells Fargo …

NBA

Rewinding Sixers' top moments before All-Star break

The Sixers entered the 2017-18 season with high hopes of reaching the postseason after several years of futility (tanking).<p>They are well on their way …

Basketball

Key dates, deadlines for rest of NBA season

The Feb. 8 trade deadline was the most important in-season date for player movement during the 2017/18 NBA league year. It’s behind us now, but with …

NBA

After epic collapse, Heat says it’s a “very good team” and sky is not falling

PHILADELPHIA - Five takeaways from the Heat’s demoralizing 104-102 loss to the 76ers that left Miami at 30-28 heading into the All-Star break:<p>• This …

Basketball

Mid-major basketball: Observations of the Ohio Valley Conference

<i>The OVC has</i> <b></b>pulled off some surprising upsets in the NCAA tournament. This season there could be a few teams capable of doing the same.<p>For a true …

College Sports

Joel Embiid screams and points at Michael Beasley, whom Robert Covington dunked on (video)

T.J. McConnell stole the show in the 76ers’ win over the Knicks last night.<p>So, Joel Embiid took whatever opportunity he could to taunt an opponent, …

Basketball

Sixers 104, Heat 102: Five quick observations

<b>Character comeback</b><p>More Sixers coverage<p>Saric, Belinelli lead Sixers in comeback victory over Heat<p>South Florida high school shooting shakes Heat …

Basketball

Report: Bucks offered Jabari Parker contract extension worth $18 million annually

Jabari Parker reportedly wanted a max contract extension. That obviously didn’t happen.<p>But how much did the Bucks offer before the …

NBA

If you get dunked on, Joel Embiid is going to laugh at you

We all know Philadelphia 76ers’ big man Joel Embiid is the game’s biggest troll. He was true to form on Monday night when his teammate dunked on the …

Basketball

2018 NBA Draft: The Sixers seem destined to get the Lakers’ pick

Going into the 2017-18 season, it was unclear who the Lakers’ first round pick would defer to for the 2018 NBA Draft. It’s looking likely to land …

Basketball

Why The NBA Should Not Want A Pairing Of LeBron James and the Philadelphia 76ers [Opinion]

Fans of the Philadelphia 76ers have waited three years for a moment like this. The 76ers are in the playoff chase in the Eastern Conference despite a …

NBA

NBA ICYMI: The Jazz Role Players Hit All the Right Notes

<i>All the need-to-know info from Monday’s slate.</i><p>Utah Just Out-Role-Player’d the Spurs<p>At one point during the fourth quarter of Utah’s 101-99 Monday …

Basketball

Sixers embody the idea of brotherly love

Philadelphia is known as the city of brotherly love, a city that prides itself on grit, and a city that loves an underdog.<p>More Sixers …

Basketball

Philly sports teams remain undefeated since Eagles' Super Bowl win

It's a great time to be a Philadelphia sports fan.

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Joel Embiid Screamed In Michael Beasley’s Face After Robert Covington Dunked On Him

Monday night was very kind to the Philadelphia 76ers. First and foremost, the team picked up a lopsided victory over the New York Knicks, 108-92. In addition, point guard T.J. McConnell posted his first career triple-double (10 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists with six steals) and, for much of …

NBA

Michael O'Brien's notebook: Feb. 13, 2018

Today was Morgan Park coach Nick Irvin’s birthday. It didn’t go the way he wanted, but seems like a good day to give him the notebook …

High School Sports

T.J. McConnell makes history with splash-worthy night

BOX SCORE<p>T.J. McConnell has established his NBA career with the mentality that every game is an audition. So when he became the first Sixer to record …

Basketball