Brandon Apter has been a contributor to SportsTalkPhilly.com since 2014 and writes about the Sixers and Phillies for 97.3 ESPN. A Philadelphia native, Brandon graduated from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania in 2009 and has been working in Minor League Baseball for nine seasons.
John Wall compares Sixers’ Ben Simmons to LeBron James
Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall was impressed with the play of Sixers rookie Ben Simmons during Wednesday night's match-up in our Nation's Capital.
Sixers’ Redick focused on improvements, not positives
With a better team comes higher expectations and sharp-shooting veteran J.J. Redick made sure to emphasize that after Wednesday night's loss.
Joel Embiid Unhappy About Minutes Restriction
Joel Embiid isn't happy about his minutes restriction and he made sure everyone knew about it after practice on Tuesday with some choice words.
Sixers sign Pullen to two-way deal, ink three others bound for G-League
The Sixers signed a trio of players on Saturday, all of whom are headed to the teams' G-League affiliate in Delaware.
Sixers waive Humphries, two others
The Sixers waived three players after their preseason finale on Friday against Miami, including forward Kris Humphries, leaving their roster at 17.
Saric’s Big Night Overshadowed by Embiid’s Debut
Sixers second-year forward Dario Saric excelled in the five spot last night as Brett Brown experimented with his reserve unit off the bench.
Richaun Holmes won’t need surgery for fractured wrist
Sixers center Richaun Holmes suffered a small fracture in his wrist during Friday's preseason loss to the Celtics.
Joel Embiid’s Contract Extension Details Revealed
The Sixers have injury protections in Joel Embiid's new contract, but they only cover previous problem areas for the 23-year-old big man.
Joel Embiid could make preseason debut Wednesday
On Tuesday, the Philadelphia 76ers officially agreed to a five-year $148 million deal with Joel Embiid and now the coveted big man could see his first preseason action on Wednesday, when the Sixers visit Brooklyn for a match-up with the Nets.
Fultz, Saric set to return Monday against Boston
Markelle Fultz and Dario Saric will return to the court as the Philadelphia 76ers travel to Boston to take on the Celtics on Monday night at 7:30 p.m.