Of the big four professional sports teams in Philadelphia, the Sixers have had the least playoff success in the last decade. The team has taken steps to try and rebuild a winner over the last few months, but the on-court product in recent years has left a lot to be desired.
This is the part of the Eagles preseason that is usually pretty tough to get through. It’s like coming down off of a caffeine high. When training camp starts, everyone is so fired up. Then there’s the first preseason game, and everyone’s fired up. And then we have to wait an entire month through terrible football and lesser storylines until we get an actual game.
Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris and business partner David Blitzer on Thursday bought the Devils and the lease to the Prudential Center from Jeff Vanderbeek for $320 million.
Another week, another controversy. With that, another controversy that doesn’t really matter.Sixers owner Josh Harris wants to buy the Devils. Cue the outrage.
A report from 94WIP’s Howard Eskin says Scott O’Neil will replace Adam Aron as Sixers CEO.
94WIP’s Angelo Cataldi says the Sixers lack of communication with fans makes them a disgrace.
Vasu Kulkarni owns a basketball analytics company, and wants to guarantee wins, and quantify sports IQ.
The Analytics Era has begun, as the Sixers introduce their new general manager Sam Hinkie.
Spike Eskin writes that there are a million reasons to like the Sixers hire of Sam Hinkie, and doesn’t think most of the criticisms he’s heard ring true.
Collins cites family as the reason for leaving, but the decision for Collins to go was good for everyone.
The Sixers are the 20th most valuable franchise in the NBA according to Forbes magazine.
Andrew Bynum said he was “super excited” when he heard he was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers.
Saunders ripped his best player — “He was bad,” the coach said — and most of his team Friday night for a poor-passing, cold-shooting, weak-defending display in a 103-78 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, the first of two post-lockout exhibition games between the teams.
It’s not every day in Philadelphia that ownership of any of the four major sports teams changes hands. It happened this week when the Sixers were officially purchased by Wharton grad and billionaire Josh Harris and a group of investors, which includes someone you may have heard of named Will Smith.