Wednesday, November 20, 2019

76ers honor Charles Barkley with statue

Hopefully, someday in the distant future, both Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid will get statues of their own as members of the Sixers.

It’s now or never for Furkan Korkmaz

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Who will be the Sixers’ backup point guard?

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Should Sixers fans boo Jimmy Butler?

In a recent radio interview, current Sixer and fan favorite Mike Scott called for boos on Nov. 23 when Butler returns to Philadelphia.

Ntilikina’s opportunities are running out

The French guard is swiftly running out of time to prove himself for the Knicks.

A new offseason approach for Simmons and Embiid

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Thybulle’s defense is highly respected by fellow rookies

In the 2019-2020 NBA.com Rookie Survey, Thybulle earned 37 percent of the vote for the best defender in this year’s draft class.

An early look at the Sixers depth

The early outlook for the 2019-2020 bench is looking much better than it did during the last several years, especially at center.

An early look at some noteable homecomings

We now know the dates when former Sixers Jimmy Butler, TJ McConnell and JJ Redick will be making their return's to Philly this season.

The Sixers offense will look much different next season

Expect Tobias Harris to play a much bigger role in the offense moving forward due to the changes made to the team this offseason.
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