I'm Jason Blevins and I cover the 76ers for 97.3 ESPN. During the basketball season you can find me running between the practice facility in Camden, to the 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington Delaware to the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and often traveling on road trips. Aside from 97.3 ESPN, I lead operations for ThePaintedLines.com. When not covering sports I am a technologist, musician, father, and explorer.
The Case for Doc Rivers
Doc Rivers blends the personality qualities of Mike D'Antoni with the flexibility around the style of play of Tyronn Lue. His championship tenure in Boston shows the potential with the Philadelphia team.
Celtics Are Heavy Favorites But Should They Be?
The Sixers enter the playoffs as the 6-seed but hold a commanding advantage on the glass due to size and physicality. In a league going smaller by the month, the 76ers have tried to “build for the playoffs”.
Ben Simmons Injury Update
Ben Simmons will undergo surgery in the coming days to remove a loose body in his left knee. The 76ers are currently 6th in the east and would face Boston in Round 1.
Embiid’s Double Vision Key To Sixers Chances
if Embiid can continue this production while limiting the turnovers, he has a chance to carry Philadelphia deep into the playoffs even without his superstar partner Ben Simmons.
3 Quick Hits for Sixers Versus Thunder
With no Joel Embiid today, for Horford, this will be an opportunity for him to play with the starters for more minutes to develop some comfort. Horford has mostly played with the second unit on 5 on 5 on 5 practices so there is value in him playing more with the starting unit.
5 Reasons To Watch Today’s 76ers Scrimmage
I feel like, his spirit, his mindset coming down here to willingly, find space and find threes, that that has been a paradigm shift that has been an attitudinal change." - Brett Brown on Ben Simmons
Norvel Pelle International Man of Energy
Just having high energy like on and off the court and being able to bring it onto the bench knowing that it's gonna be nobody in there but us. - Norvel Pelle adds high energy and positivity to the 76ers bench rotation.
The Mystery of the Philadelphia 76ers Road Woes
At 29-2 at home, but 10-24 on the road, the Philadelphia 76ers are a tale of two teams. So as the team "built for the playoffs" prepares for an 8 game warmup heading into the playoffs you have to ask, which is the real 76ers?