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.
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?
Sixers KPI: One Stat to Watch For Every Starter
When asked, a player will typically say that they are working on all facets of their game. But as an exercise, let's attempt to boil everything down for each player to one key stat to watch to indicate growth, progress, and meeting team needs. In theory, if each of these metrics is met, the tea…
Predicting The Sixers 10 Man Rotation
It's only preseason, but what stands out about this year's Philadelphia 76ers is a lack of obvious weaknesses. Generally speaking, this team should defend, rebound, and score. Those are the elements of an excellent team.
Sixers Debut New Look, Defeat Boston 109-99
Tuesday night the Philadelphia 76ers kicked off the 2020-2021 Pre-season at home versus Boston in front of a sell-out socially distanced crowd of staff and media. The reality of 2020, pandemic and a year many would like to put in the rearview mirror was on surreal display.
Rivers “Mike Scott Has Had a Phenomenal Training Camp”
Mike Scott was lauded today by head coach Doc Rivers. "Mike Scott has had a phenomenal training camp, not a good one, a phenomenal one."
Isaiah Joe: First Impressions
The Philadelphia 76ers selected Isaiah Joe in the second round Wednesday night. Joe is a 6'5" shooting guard known for effortless form and limitless range.