I’m Paul Hudrick and I’m a Sixers Insider for 97.3 ESPN. I spent the last two years on the Sixers beat and have been covering Philly sports for the last six years. I’m a South Jersey native and a proud graduate of Rowan University. I'll have the latest news with the team on-air and on 973ESPN.com.
Sixers are Salvageable, But Can’t Waste Embiid’s Prime
The Sixers still have a chance to be very good next season, but they need to take advantage of Joel Embiid's prime while they can.
Tyrese Maxey Saves the Sixers’ Season
Tyrese Maxey has been ready for every opportunity during his rookie season and the 20-year-old delivered yet again in helping save the Sixers' season Friday night.
Lack of Shot Creation Dooming Sixers Yet Again
The Sixers' lack of shot creation — coupled with the poor play of Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris — has them on the brink of playoff elimination yet again.
Embiid’s Struggles, More Observations From Game 4 Loss
Joel Embiid had a chance to win the game but it wasn't his or the Sixers' night in a 103-100 Game 4 loss to the Hawks.
Ben Simmons Takes Over When Sixers Needed It
With so much attention being paid to Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons took over the game over in the third quarter of the Sixers' Game 3 win.
Shake Milton Delivers as Unlikely Hero of Game 2 Win
The Sixers' bench needed a spark and it got one in Shake Milton who broke out of his slump and delivered in a huge win.
Young Goes Off, Comeback Falls Short, More from Game 1 Loss
After a red-hot start from Trae Young, the Sixers nearly came back from a 26-point deficit but ultimately dropped Game 1 to the Hawks at the Wells Fargo Center.
Simmons Leads and Pushes Sixers Without Embiid
Ben Simmons told Seth Curry what he was planning to do and what the team needed from Curry. The three-time All-Star delivered in closing out the Wizards.
Rivers Should Defend Simmons, But Free Throws Need to Improve
While Doc Rivers is right to stick up for one of his All-Stars — and the missed free throws weren't the main reason for a Game 4 loss — Ben Simmons needs to be better at the line.
Embiid’s Injury, Hack-a-Ben, More Observations from Game 4 Loss
Joel Embiid was forced to leave the game, Ben Simmons was hacked and got in foul trouble, and more observations from the Sixers' Game 4 loss Monday.