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Pythons and PowerPoints: How the Sixers cracked the culture code

ESPN - 20 Apr 2018
ONE MORNING LAST season, the Philadelphia 76ers gathered for a team breakfast, a monthly get-together in the dining area of the Sixers' training facility in Camden, New Jersey. The airy space, appointed in soothing grays with sleek black-ribbed pendant ...

Sixers overcoming all obstacles, including themselves

Liberty Ballers - 22 Apr 2018
Entering the postseason, one of the counterpoints to the Sixers hype train was that the team “wasn't ready”. While many of Philadelphia's top role players had previous playoff experience, all of the starters other than J.J. Redick had combined for zero ...

Post Up: Pelicans Sweep Blazers, Sixers Go Up 3-1

SLAM Online - 22 Apr 2018
Pelicans 131, Trail Blazers 123 (Pelicans win series 4-0). The Pelicans became the first team to advance to the conference semifinals by completing a four-game sweep over the 3 seed Trail Blazers. As the 6 seed in the West, the Pelicans became the ...

Ben Simmons' Triple-Double Leads The Sixers Past The Heat In Game 4

Sports Illustrated - 21 Apr 2018
Ben Simmons became just the fifth rookie in NBA history to record a triple-double in a playoff game, as the 76ers defeated the Miami Heat in Game 4 to take a 3-1 series lead. You May Like. Tags. ben simmons · Philadelphia 76ers · miami heat · nba ...

Trust the progress: Joel Embiid is even better than you thought

ESPN - 18 Apr 2018
Embiid's impact can't be overstated. With Embiid on the court, the Sixers had the scoring margin of a 68-win team this season -- which would have given them the best record in the NBA. When he was on the bench, though, the Sixers played like a 34-win ...

Analytics-driven Sixers ride the numbers to NBA playoffs - 18 Apr 2018
When the Sixers faced the Heat to start the playoffs Saturday, Brett Brown's analytics team had broken down 1.28 billion lines of data, and that was just from this season's games. It generated a 10-page game dossier, or “deck,” that not only ...

For Marc Zumoff, the 76ers' ups and downs don't matter - 21 Apr 2018
Not surprisingly, they've rebounded with the Sixers' fortunes. According to NBCSports Philadelphia, ratings were up 45 percent over last year, at their highest levels since 2011-12. Zumoff's broadcasting equilibrium is likely the byproduct of several ...

Sixers Bringing 'Bunker Mentality' Into Road Playoff Setting

NBC 10 Philadelphia - 19 Apr 2018
But I like it. I like the mentality and the spirit of being together. I think we have a very close team and I think it forces you to become even closer when you're just not at home." Games 3 and 4 inside AmericanAirlines Arena will feel like anywhere ...

Postgame | Ben Simmons vs Heat (04.21.18) - 22 Apr 2018
Ben Simmons addresses the media following the 106-102 Game 4 victory over the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Tweet. VIDEO ARCHIVES. All Videos. All Videos; Game Films; Team Highlights; Coach's Corner; Roadtrip Recap; Features ...

Locked on Sixers: Joel Embiid looks, plays like superhero - 21 Apr 2018
Keith Pompey dissects Joel Embiid's performance and the 76ers' overall effort in Thursday night's 128-108 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinals. Follow and contact 76ers beat writer Keith Pompey on Twitter and ...

The Sixers Buried the Heat Under a Mound of 3s

The Ringer (blog) - 15 Apr 2018
Brett Brown did Simmons (and himself, and the Sixers, and all of Philadelphia) a solid coming out of the half by surrounding him with shooters at every other position. Brett Brown swapped in Ersan Ilyasova at center to start the third quarter in place ...

The Pre-Process Sixers: What could have been?

The Sixer Sense - 19 Apr 2018
With all the hype surrounding the future of this current Philadelphia 76ers squad, could the pre-Process team had made some noise? Let's all hop in the Delorean and go way back to May of 2012. Seems like it was decades ago. We were all losing our minds ...

Amir Johnson embraces role as elder statesman on young Sixers

The Philadelphia Tribune - 20 Apr 2018
The guys are very, very hungry and it's good to see that with a team that's just coming together for the first time this year.” Johnson signed with the Sixers as a free agent last summer. He spent the last two seasons with the Boston Celtics before ...

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