James Harden opts out of final year of contract as Sixers look to make free agency splash

James Harden will opt out of the final year of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent this summer, a source confirmed to PhillyVoice on Wednesday. The expectation is that Harden will come to terms on a new contract with the Sixers when free agency opens, potentially clearing a path for the Sixers to … Read more

Sixers Make Kyrie Irving’s Wish List Of Teams For Potential Sign-And-Trade: Report

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Sixers have made a list of teams Kyrie Irving would like the Nets to consider working with on a sign-and-trade if he and the team can’t come to an agreement on a contract, according to ESPN. The Los Angeles Clippers, Lakers, New York Knicks, Miami Heat, and Dallas Mavericks are also … Read more

Past NBA Draft night mistakes put added pressure on Sixers’ offseason decisions

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — The NBA Draft tips off Thursday at 8 p.m. on ABC/ESPN, which brings to mind a question regarding the Sixers’ future: Just how much pressure is on the team to get tonight and the rest of the offseason right? Of course, nobody has a crystal ball. But with the benefit of foresight, … Read more

History of 3rd Overall Pick in the NBA Draft — 4 Winners, 4 Losers

If there is a theme in Houston sports for the year 2022, the Astros’ collective greatness notwithstanding, it is the Year of the Rebuild. The Houston Texans finally kickstarted their rebuild with the trade of Deshaun Watson and what appears to be a stellar draft back in April, and now here come the Houston Rockets … Read more

What are the Sixers’ 2022 NBA Draft plans?

Getting their 2022 draft pick back has been a nice little boost in offseason team-building chatter for the Sixers, even if pick No. 23 is not a crown jewel asset for any organization. Philadelphia has a piece of ammunition they didn’t as of a month ago, and with salary constraints limiting their options in free … 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

Al Horford’s family explains why Sixers fans ‘hated us,’ claim Horford was ‘homesick’ for Boston in Philly

The Sixers have been eliminated from the playoffs for what feels like an eternity, and for those who sat through and watched the miserable 2019-20 season, seeing Al Horford thrive again in Boston has had to be another gut punch among many. The hated Boston Celtics are two wins away from raising another banner, and … Read more