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.
Ben Simmons, All-Star Leads Series Split with Raptors
Tampa Florida: Ben Simmons lead the Sixers to a 1-1 road trip against the Raptors. Fresh off an All-Star reserve selection Tuesday evening, Simmons was crucial to stave off the relentless Toronto team who is playing this season in Tampa Florida due to the Covid-19 pandemic...
Morey, Sixers Get Up Close look at Potential Trade Target Zach Lavine
Zach Lavine may be available via trade this season. Daryl Morey is known for pulling off big deals for superstars. So what might a Sixer-Bulls trade look like? Dive into a few of the multiple options Morey might consider.
Joel Embiid scores 50, Dominates in Historic Fashion in 112-105 Win versus Chicago
Joel Embiid called for the ball at the three-point line, in the final moments of a close game versus the Chicago Bulls. Wendell Carter Jr. the Bulls starting center had fought valiantly all game versus Embiid. Nevertheless, Embiid took a dribble towards the basket, setting Carter Jr...
Doc Rivers Compares Ben Simmons to Rodman, Pippen
Ben Simmons has taken a step forward defensively in each of his four seasons in the NBA, and there is a real case to be made for him as, not only an all-star but the defensive player of the year.
Blue Coats Versatility Signals Change in Sixers Philosophy
On Monday, February 1st, the Delaware Blue Coats marked the 2021 G League Season with media availability. Gone are twin towers Christ Koumadje and Doral Moore. The 2021 Blue Coats have just one player, Ivan Rabb, over 6'8" tall. This roster looks more like a Daryl More Roster than anyt…
Joel Embiid’s MVP Resume and Historical Comparisons
On a night like Wednesday, when Embiid dominates in every facet of the game, in a big game on national television, the statement he made is resounding. Embiid is not only an MVP candidate, he is historically good.
Tyrese Maxey’s Upside
The 76ers have no desire to move Maxey, but they are very likely to want to make a big move for another star as they look to compete with Brooklyn and the teams out west. His name will come up in virtually every talk, and knowing if he is untouchable or not will quickly become the million-dollar que…
Dwight Howard’s Resurrection
It's 10 pm after a Monday night game against the visiting Charlotte Hornets and Dwight Howard is back on the floor running the length of the floor doing post-game drills.
Sixers Start Fast, Finish Sloppy, defeat Charlotte 127-112
A tradition like no other, the Philadelphia 76ers host the Charlotte Hornets multiple times early in an NBA season. Charlotte began a two-game miniseries starting Saturday night in Philadelphia. The Sixers eviscerated the Hornets defense and raced to a comfortable win xx-xx
76ers Stats: Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid lead team in Hockey Assists
In addition to leading the team in the traditional stats, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid are leading the Sixers in more subtle ways on the floor. What is a Hockey assist?