Unpacking for Camp | What's (at) the Point?

September 19, 2017

During Brett Brown’s time in Philadelphia, there’s been one position he’s routinely referred to as the hardest, most demanding in the NBA. Point guard. And who on the 76ers’ 2017-2018 roster will be tapped to assume this challenging assignment? Ben Simmons, in his first season, no less. At least that’s the direction the organization appeared to be leaning in April, when the subject was last addressed in depth publicly. Fast…

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Previa temporada 2017-2018: Una era de ilusión

September 19, 2017

Por Miguel Ángel Martín, Columnista de Sixers.com En apenas un mes la temporada 2017-2018 dará comienzo y con ella un era de ilusión que ahora inunda Philadelphia. La temporada que Joel Embiid y Dario Saric tuvieron en 2017, la llegada de Markelle Fultz y el debut en la liga de Ben Simmons, dejan a los Sixers en un punto de partida para lograr grandes cosas. Ya han pasado algunos años…

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The BroadCast | Recapping Embiid's, Redick's, and Covington's Ranks on #SITop100

September 18, 2017

Five years running now, SI.com has put together a list of the 100 players it deems will be the best in the new NBA season. The 2017 edition of the project, curated by The Crossover, features three Sixers – Joel Embiid at No. 41, JJ Redick at 59, and Robert Covington at 82. On this September 18th edition of The BroadCast, The Crossover’s Rob Mahoney explains the criteria by which…

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Rowan Coach Reaching Into Past to Connect to Present

September 17, 2017

Rowan University men’s basketball assistant coach Demetrius Poles played professionally in Sweden and has brought coaches from Sweden over the years to Sixers practices. By Kevin Callahan In mid-August, Demetrius Poles was in his basketball office at Rowan University watching the Swedish National Team games. “I know all the coaches I know everyone in the Federation system,” Poles said. The Rowan men’s basketball assistant coach played professionally in Sweden and has brought coaches from Sweden…

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Sixers Announce Hiring of C. Daniel Medina Leal as Vice President of Athlete Care

September 15, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations Bryan Colangelo announced today the hiring of C. Daniel Medina Leal, MD, PhD to the newly-created position of Vice President of Athlete Care. Dr. Medina joins the organization from the renowned Fútbol Club Barcelona, where he most recently served as Deputy Director of the Sports Science and Medical Department, overseeing 2,000 athletes and more than 125 athlete care and performance staff members….

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Embiid, Redick y Covington en el Top 100 de la NBA

September 15, 2017

Por Miguel Ángel Martín, Columnista de Sixers.com Según la revista Sports Ilustrated, tres jugadores de los Sixers están en el Top 100 de la NBA. Joel Embiid, J.J. Redick y Robert Covington tienen el honor de representar a Philadelphia en tan excelsa lista. ¿Son buenas noticias? Bueno… en realidad sí, teniendo en cuenta que entre ellos no vemos a Ben Simmons, ni tampoco a Markelle Fultz, que todavía no han…

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Brown All About Giving Back at Annual 'Coach the Coaches' Clinic

September 13, 2017

CAMDEN – Imagine yourself an amateur basketball coach, or maybe an aspiring one, and the person responsible for leading your local NBA team offers you the chance to soak up a a couple hours worth of wisdom about a highly competitive industry. You’d probably have some interest, right? You wouldn’t be alone, either. Tuesday night, at the 76ers’ training complex in Camden, New Jersey, attendees registered by the hundreds to…

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EuroBasket Update (9.11.17) | Korkmaz, Saric Bow in Round of 16

September 11, 2017

Over the course of their stints in EuroBasket 2017, Dario Saric and Furkan Korkamz – the 76ers’ two representatives in the tournament – acquitted themselves well, emerging as impact players. Their efforts, however, weren’t enough to advance their countries’ medal bids. Croatia and Turkey both suffered losses Sunday in Round of 16 knockout contests. Saric and Croatia, which entered the elimination stage as the No. 2 seed from Group C,…

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Saric y Korkmaz eliminados del Eurobasket

September 11, 2017

Por Miguel Ángel Martín, Columnista de Sixers.com Ningún jugador de los Sixers podrá subirse al podio del Eurobasket 2017, al quedar eliminados tanto Dario Saric (Croacia cayó en octavos de final ante Rusia), como Korkmaz (Turquía cayó ante España). Tan solo el ex de los Sixers de la pasada temporada, Sergio Rodríguez, podría lograr alzarse de nuevo con una medalla continental, si España lograr subirse al podio de este Eurobasket…

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George McGinnis entra en el Salón de la Fama

September 11, 2017

Por Miguel Ángel Martín, Columnista de Sixers.com Por fin, George McGinnis (jugador de los Philadelphia 76ers en la década de los 70) obtuvo su merecido premio al ser introducido en el Salón de la Fama del Baloncesto. Una larga espera (se retiró en 1982) para un jugador que fue leyenda de los Indiana Pacers y vivió la experiencia de jugar unas finales de la NBA, junto a Julius Erving con…

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