Categories
Featured

Ryen Russillo on how 76ers move forward: ‘Ben Simmons & Joel Embiid has never worked’ ‘ THE HERD

“I still think Philadelphia could have won a title and it didn’t mean Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid worked… The fit has never worked out.” Ryen Russillo joins The Herd to tell Colin Cowherd how the 76ers move forward after losing in Round 2 of the Playoffs. Russillo lays out why he believes there’s still a market for Simmons, but it’s no longer in Philadelphia.

3 HOURS AGO・The Herd with Colin Cowherd・3:01

Source link

Categories
Featured

Chris Broussard: Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris will come back stronger to lead the 76ers to a Game 6 win I UNDISPUTED

The Philadelphia 76ers look to freeze elimination against the Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 to push the series to Game 7. Joel Embiid and the Sixers blew large leads in two straight games against Trae Young and the Hawks. They now find themselves in great position to close out the top-seeded Sixers at home and are one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals. Chris Broussard explains why he feels the 76ers will bounce back and win Game 6 despite Atlanta’s momentum.

AN HOUR AGO・Skip and Shannon: Undisputed・1:37

Source link

Categories
Featured

Skip Bayless: I’m taking Joel Embiid over the MVP Nikola Jokić | UNDISPUTED

The NBA announced Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic was named MVP yesterday, getting 91 of the 100 first-place votes to win in a landslide. Jokic became the first center since Shaq to win the award, and is also the lowest draft pick– 41st overall in 2014 — to ever get the honor. Philadelphia 76ers’ big man Joel Embiid finished 2nd in overall voting, and admitted last night that the loss was quote ‘disappointing.’ But, he went on to say that he’s got bigger team priorities, adding ‘If and when I’m holding that [Larry O’Brien] Trophy, anything else won’t matter.’ Hear who Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe believe is the better player; Nikola Jokic or Joel Embiid.

AN HOUR AGO・Skip and Shannon: Undisputed・2:24

Source link

Categories
Featured

Nick Wright: ‘Joel Embiid is the most dominant player in the playoffs, but I didn’t love this Game 2 win’ | FIRST THINGS FIRST

Despite the Game 2 win, Nick Wright believes the Philadelphia 76ers have to tighten it up if they want to come out on tip of this series against the Atlanta Hawks. Watch as Nick breaks down the importance of Joel Embiid’s role in this series, and what the Sixers will need to do if they want to advance to the next round of the NBA Playoffs.

AN HOUR AGO・First Things First・2:26

Source link

Categories
Featured

Shannon Sharpe: Even with a healthy Embiid, 76ers are in “big trouble” as Hawks take Game 1 | UNDISPUTED

Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks shocked Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 yesterday. Atlanta jumped out to a 42-to-27 first quarter lead and was able to hold on for the 128-to-124 victory. Trae finished with 35 points and 10 assists, Embiid led the Sixers with 39. Hear what Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe have to say about the Hawks’ Game 1 win.

AN HOUR AGO・Skip and Shannon: Undisputed・2:22

Source link

Categories
Featured

Chris Broussard: Without Joel Embiid, the 76ers won’t have enough firepower against the Hawks, Bucks & Nets I UNDISPUTED

As Joel Embiid sat out with a knee injury, Seth Curry scored a playoff career-high 30 points and the Philadelphia 76ers eliminated the Washington Wizards with a 129-112 victory. Now Embiid will get a few extra days rest before the top-seeded 76ers start their second round series against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday. However, some Philly fans were looking even further ahead, chanting quote: ‘we want Brooklyn.’ Chris Broussard explains why the 76ers have a lower ceiling and could struggle against Atlanta without Embiid.

AN HOUR AGO・Skip and Shannon: Undisputed・2:36

Source link