Ben Simmons Envisions Himself As ‘Starting Point Guard’

Ben Simmons has heard people question whether the Philadelphia 76ers are making the correct decision to have him play point guard. “Everybody is a coach,” Simmons said late Sunday at the NBA Summer League. “Everybody is a GM.” Simmons is clear on how he envisions himself on the floor. “For me, I think you can […]

Ben Simmons Ruled Out For Entire 16-17 Season

Ben Simmons will sit out the entire 16-17 season. Simmons underwent surgery on a broken foot in training camp and a most recent scan shows the bone has not fully healed. Simmons was the top overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft out of LSU. The 76ers also had Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid miss […]

Bulls Pursue Trade With 76ers For Jahlil Okafor

The Chicago Bulls continue to pursue a trade with the Philadelphia 76ers for Jahlil Okafor. Okafor has been on the trading block by the 76ers for several weeks. Okafor is a native of Chicago and was the third overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft out of Duke. The 76ers would prefer to trade Okafor […]

BPI: Lakers Have 44.4 Percent Chance Of Landing Top-3 Pick

The Los Angeles Lakers have a 44.4 percent chance of landing a top-3 pick in the draft according to BPI, which would allow them to keep their pick this year. The Lakers currently have the third worst record in the NBA but could soon be passed in the standings by the Phoenix Suns. If the […]

Joel Embiid, Marquese Chriss Named Rookies Of The Month

Joel Embiid and Marquese Chriss have been named the NBA’s Rookies of the Month for January. Embiid averaged 23 points, nine rebounds, three assists and three blocks in 27 minutes per game in nine January games. Embiid has won the award each month this season, and he leads all rookies in scoring, rebounding and blocks per […]

Joel Embiid Out Next Two Games To Rest Knee

Joel Embiid will not play in the Philadelphia 76ers’ next two games to rest his knee. Embiid suffered a knee contusion on Friday. The Sixers announced that a precautionary MRI showed no significant damage in his left knee, and held him out of Saturday’s game against Atlanta. “We’re gonna be without him tomorrow, and in […]

Ben Simmons Could Debut Shortly After All-Star Break

Ben Simmons could make his NBA debut shortly after the All-Star break. During training camp, Simmons, 20, fractured the fifth metatarsal bone of his right foot and was ruled out indefinitely following surgery. His foot has completely healed, sources say.   Simmons’ current rehab will be centered on gradually increasing his conditioning and on-court workload. […]