Summer League observations: Sixers drop Summer League opener to Grizzlies

The Sixers had a competitive Summer League opener against the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night, ultimately falling 103-99 in their first game out in Utah. Here’s what I saw. The Good • One game in, I’m ready to put Paul Reed on “Too Good For Summer League” watch. Frankly, I sort of assumed that coming … Read more

Storylines to watch for Sixers at Summer League

If you are finally ready to stomach watching basketball after another second-round exit for the Sixers, I have some good news for you. Philadelphia has a decent Summer League outfit about to start a run through Utah and Las Vegas, and although Summer League basketball often spirals into chaos, there are at least a few … Read more

NHL Draft: Uncertainty for the Flyers at No. 5

The NHL Draft is a week from now, but what the Flyers will do with the fifth overall pick still isn’t clear. Is there a specific position they’re favoring? “We’re not showing our hand,” assistant GM Brent Flahr said in a pre-draft press conference on Wednesday. “We could use everything,” general manager Chuck Fletcher added. … Read more

Heat reportedly gets meeting with top free agent guard Brunson

Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) runs as teammate Heat guard Kyle Lowry (7) drives against Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson (13) during the first quarter of their NBA basketball game at the FTX Arena on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 in Miami , Fl. David Santiago dsantiago@miamiherald.com On the eve of the start of free … Read more

NBA trade rumors: Sacramento ‘possible landing spot’ for Tobias Harris

The Sacramento Kings are rumored to be a ‘possible landing spot’ for Tobias Harris if the Sixers were to look for a new home for him, according to a report from Matt Moore of The Action Network on Tuesday. Just so it’s spelled out in black and white, this is the full note from Moore: … Read more

Sixers will sign Julian Champagnie to two-way contract

The Sixers will sign St. John’s forward Julian Champagnie to a two-way contract, a source told PhillyVoice early Friday morning. If you recognize his name and aren’t a frequent watcher of the Big East, it may be because his brother, Justin, is already in the league playing for the Raptors on a two-way deal of … Read more

Sifting through Matisse Thybulle, PJ Tucker rumors ahead of the draft

We’re closing in on draft night 2022, and the Sixers have quickly gone from a team with no pick and limited options to a team in the middle of several medium-to-large rumors. Daryl Morey is in the process of trying to rearrange the pieces around Joel Embiid and James Harden, so expect the fervor to … Read more

What should the Sixers do with Tobias Harris?

The enduring memory of Philadelphia’s six-game defeat against the Miami Heat this spring won’t be Joel Embiid gutting through injuries, James Harden turning back the clock for a game, or the beatdown they were handed on the glass basically every night. It’s just four words from Jimmy Butler, caught on video as he hit the … Read more

Adam Sandler’s ‘Hustle’ Game Proves ‘Uncut Gems’ Was No Fluke

Adam Sandler did career-best work as a New York City jeweler in deep basketball-gambling trouble in Josh and Benny Safdie’s 2019 Uncut Gems, only to be wrongly denied his first Academy Award nomination. Having been overlooked for that critical darling, which paired him with Boston Celtics great Kevin Garnett, Sandler takes a different tack in … Read more