While the Sixers All-Star point guard continues to work on his outside shot, both he and his team believe he can be the championship-level star the Sixers need by sticking to what he does best.
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The Sixers star discusses the casino incident and experiences with racism
76ers star Ben Simmons' lack of a 3 point shot has other teams around the league daring him to shoot. But if he turns his struggle into success - what will it mean for Philadelphia's season going forward? Mina Kimes and Tim Bontemps tap into what it will take for Simmons to tackle his white whale.
76ers forward Tobias Harris donated a total of $1 million to nine different charities -- many of them Philadelphia-based -- by way of a "community draft" held Tuesday at Mastery Prep Elementary School.
The Sixers enter 2019-20 with high expectations, similar to what new big man Al Horford faced -- and learned from -- during the Celtics' underachieving season in 2018-19.
Lakers. Clippers. Bucks. Sixers. Which elite teams are Finals-bound? Our NBA writers and analysts make their conference championship and Finals picks.
neil (Neil Paine, senior sportswriter): We chatted on Monday about the NBA's Western Conference, in advance of the season starting tonight, so let's...
A new NBA season is almost here, and it's shaping up to be as wide open as ever. Here's everything you need to know before Tuesday's tipoff.
How will the tightest NBA race in years play out? Kevin Pelton projects the 2019-20 win totals for every team.
Kevin Pelton projects a major shake-up in the NBA's power structure and he joins Brian Windhorst and Tim Bontemps one day before the tip of the 2019-20 season to discuss his analytics-based conclusions. In the East, Pelton explains his concerns for the Celtics and the guys also dig into how far the Pacers can go (15:19). In the West, the crew lays out expectations for the Clippers (33:05) and Lakers (36:55) after addressing their postseason concerns for the Rockets (28:38).
Tim Bontemps ESPN
The Sixers got blown out by the Wizards, losing 112-93 in their preseason finale. Result might not matter, but fact Sixers finished the preseason shooting 31.8% from 3 (51-for-161) leaves something to monitor heading into regular season.
Let's get wild! Here are some of the things that will (and won't) happen this season.
On the day of an "NBA-shaking" move, Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss the Bradley Beal extension and how it affects the rest of the league. Plus, the crew breaks down Buddy Hield's pointed comments, the potential of Carsen Edwards (18:34), if Zion Williamson's preseason success will translate to the regular season (27:34), if Kyrie Irving is already dictating orders in Brooklyn (39:29), the underrated draft day trade that could alter the league for years to come and much more.
Tim Bontemps ESPN
Rookie Matisse Thybulle appears to be a lock to be part of Philly's opening night rotation. He had four steals and two blocks in 25 minutes tonight, and also knocked down a 3 (with a decent-looking stroke). Sixers look like they landed a bargain with the 23rd pick in June's NBA Draft.