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Jahlil Okafor Against The History Of NBA Busts

by Colin McGowan

Nov 1, 2017 5:32 PM

Jahlil Okafor's career is still eminently salvageable, but he has to know the severity of his predicament, the steep history he's climbing. Read more »

Tags: Jahlil Okafor, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA

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Thirty Futures: Philadelphia 76ers

by Colin McGowan

Oct 15, 2017 1:17 PM

Despite their pivot toward genuinely competing, the Sixers remain fitfully difficult to discuss because everything about them is conditional. Read more »

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Season Questions: Which Players Coming Off Injuries Have The Most Intrigue?

by Brett Koremenos

Oct 12, 2017 11:48 PM

On the questions facing Ben Simmons, Reggie Jackson, Chandler Parsons and Rudy Gay. Read more »

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Memphis Grizzlies, Philadelphia Sixers, San Antonio Spurs, NBA

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Season Questions: How Will The Results Of 'The Process' Impact Decisions Of Other Teams?

by Brett Koremenos

The entire league will likely be keeping an eye on how the Sixers blatant tanking -- a strategy that literally forced the NBA to change its rules -- plays out. Read more »
Atlantic Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

Breaking down the short-term and long-term grades for the offseason moves of the Celtics, Knicks, Nets, 76ers and Raptors. Read more »
2017 Summer League Notes On All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Notes and observations on all 30 NBA teams from how they evaluated their offseason moves and what they saw from their Summer League prospects. Read more »
Grading The Deal: J.J. Redick Joins The Process On One-Year, $23M Contract

by Christopher Reina

J.J. Redick will help the 76ers spread the floor for Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz while providing a veteran presence in the locker room. Read more »
Grading The Deal: 76ers Acquire No. 1 Overall Pick From Celtics

by Christopher Reina

If there's any two teams most likely to meet in multiple Eastern Conference Finals over the next decade, it's the Celtics and 76ers, and that potential rivalry becomes intertwined with the biggest draft week trade since the early nineties. Read more »
2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Philadelphia 76ers

by Keith P Smith

The process is now ready to pay back that trust by delivering results in a big way. Bryan Colangelo will have many options available to him via the draft, trades and the most cap space in the NBA. Read more »
Ten-Year Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

Beyond strictly looking at wins and losses, net rating gives a clear picture of team performance. The following infographics show the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »
Prospect Report: Markelle Fultz Of Washington

by Rafael Uehara

Markelle Fultz will give his team's general manager some flexibility for how to build a team around him. Here's how he would fit in with the Lakers, Celtics, 76ers and Suns. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2017 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 4.0

by Keith P Smith

With the NBA Trade Deadline behind us and rosters locked in for the most part, it is time for an updated look at what all 30 teams cap space picture looks likes for the summer of 2017. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Mavs Steal Nerlens Noel From 76ers

by Keith P Smith

The Mavericks acquired their center of both the present and future for spare parts. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Hawks Trade For Ersan Ilyasova

by Keith P Smith

The Hawks had one hole in their rotation and that was for another big off the bench and they found one in Ersan Ilyasova without giving up anything significant. Read more »
Eastern Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

While the Knicks, Bulls, Hawks and Heat could be either buyers or sellers, there are a number of teams in the East that will be aggressive at the deadline. Read more »
Nets, 76ers & The Rebuilding Roads Less Traveled

by Keith P Smith

While Bryan Colangelo inherited a rebuilding franchise with a loaded asset base, Sean Marks and the Nets are a case study in how to rebuild when you have next to nothing. Read more »
2016 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The Warriors and Cavaliers remain atop our year-end rankings but there's considerable change behind them, most notably the Raptors, Bucks and 76ers. Read more »
Five Question Season Preview: Atlantic Division

by Brett Koremenos

On Al Horford's impact on an already good Boston defense, how the Knicks can move away from the Triangle, whether the Nets should keep Brook Lopez, how Toronto will replace Bismack Biyombo and Brett Brown's Spurs-style offense with Philadelphia. Read more »
Why Nerlens Noel Was The Biggest Victim Of The Process

by Jonny Auping

The results of those losing seasons are a crop of promising young players drafted to replace Nerlens Noel, who has never been given a real platform or environment to be utilized. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Philadelphia 76ers

by Colin McGowan

Half-ironic folk hero Sam Hinkie got one thing right. He seemed, for a little while, like he might be able to control what's beyond control. He sold Philadelphia an absurd promise, which is what they asked for. Read more »