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2018 NBA Draft: Sixers select Landry Shamet

After acquiring former Texas Tech guard Zhaire Smith in a trade with the Phoenix Suns earlier in the first round, the Sixers selected former Wichita State point guard Landry Shamet with the 26th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. The Sixers worked out Shamet on Tuesday at their practice facility...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:02am

2018 NBA Draft: Sixers acquire Zhaire Smith in trade with Suns

The Philadelphia 76ers made an unpredictable move in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday night. With the tenth overall pick in the draft, the Sixers selected former Villanova Wildcat product Mikal Bridges. However, Bridges would not be staying with the Sixers for long. According to...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:26pm

2018 NBA Draft: Knicks select Kevin Knox

The New York Knicks selected Kentucky forward Kevin Knox with the ninth-overall pick of the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday night from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.    It is the first draft pick of the Steve Mills and Scott Perry regime and it immediately fills a big-time need. After a...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 8:26pm

NBA Draft rumors: Sixers trading Fultz for Michael Porter?

The 2018 NBA Draft is finally here and the trade rumors are heating up. There are a lot of discussions surrounding prospects Luka Doncic and Michael Porter Jr. and where they might land.  While Doncic could go between picks 2-5, Porter Jr. could easily slide down the draft boards. If the...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 2:14pm

2018 NBA Draft rumors: Knicks unlikely to trade up

The New York Knicks look to be standing pat as the 2018 NBA Draft approaches.  Just hours before the start of the selection process at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, ESPN's Adam Wojnarowski reported that the Knicks are unlikely to trade up from their spot at No. 9 in the first round....

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:50am

NBA Draft rumors: Could Cavaliers be interested in Trae Young?

It is not a secret that the Cleveland Cavaliers desperately missed Kyrie Irving playing with them in the playoffs. Irving, who was traded in the offseason to the Boston Celtics in exchange for point guard Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, and Ante Zizic, left a big void for the Cavaliers to fill....

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 5:34pm

Sixers Draft Preview: Mikal Bridges, Donte DiVincenzo could be strong options in first round

The Philadelphia 76ers could take some major steps forward in reshaping their roster when the NBA Draft is held on Thursday night. The Sixers hold two picks in the first round – Nos. 10 and 26 – along with four second-round choices at Nos. 38, 39, 56 and 60. So much can happen between...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 3:43pm

Could Celtics Isaiah Thomas reunion be upon us in free agency?

Could the Celtics actually bring back Isaiah Thomas? If Danny Ainge truly is worried that Kyrie Irving will not re-sign in Boston next summer – then it becomes highly possible. Ainge and the Celtics like to get out ahead of these matters (see: why they traded Isaiah in the first place when...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 2:09pm

Knicks NBA Draft rumors: Mikal Bridges, Kevin Knox, Michael Porter

While the New York Knicks have made many fans and analysts scratch their heads over the years due to their ineptitude and overall bad luck at the NBA Draft, confusion dominates proceedings leading up to this year's selection process because no one is really sure what direction the team will go...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 12:52pm

NBA trade rumors: What Dwight Howard means for Nets

On the eve of the 2018 NBA Draft, the Brooklyn Nets made quite the splash as they acquired veteran center Dwight Howard from the Charlotte Hornets for Timofey Mozgov, two future second-round draft picks and cash, as first reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.  The two draft picks headed...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 11:12am

Sixers NBA Draft: A look back at class of 2016

Over the last few weeks at the Philadelphia Metro, we’ve reviewed the Philadelphia 76ers' draft classes from the last five years. With the 2018 NBA Draft less than 48 hours away, it is a good time to check out the best and worst picks from the Sixers. To begin this series, we looked at...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:34pm

New team emerges in Luka Doncic NBA Draft sweepstakes

The 2018 NBA Draft is set to tip-off in less than 48 hours and there is still a mystery surrounding where Slovenian prospect Luka Doncic will land. Doncic is a highly touted international superstar with more than a few accolades attached to his name. However, there is growing a concern that the...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:33pm

Sixers NBA Draft: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was arguably not only the most improved player on Kentucky’s team but the entire country. The freshman swingman has also worked his way into the lottery discussion and potentially to the 76ers at No. 10 in the upcoming NBA draft. Gilgeous-Alexander averaged 14.4...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:45pm

Knicks NBA draft rumors: Trae Young, Lonnie Walker, Collin Sexton

The 2018 NBA Draft is just days away and it is still unclear what the New York Knicks' plan is with the ninth-overall selection on Thursday night in Brooklyn. Going by the team's needs alone, the overwhelming consensus is that the Knicks have to draft a wing talent that will play at small...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:23pm

LeBron to Lakers NBA rumors: Are Rockets officially out?

All signs continue to point toward LeBron James signing with the Lakers when NBA free agency begins in July, but other teams will surely try and persuade LeBron to come to their city between now and then. It sure seems as though the Cavaliers believe hope is not lost on LeBron re-upping with them...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:43pm

Sixers NBA Draft Profile: Wendell Carter Jr.

The 16th one-and-done player from Duke University would be a solid choice when the Philadelphia 76ers choose their player at No. 10 in the upcoming NBA Draft. Wendell Carter Jr. is likely to be gone before the Sixers make their selection. If he’s on the board, well, it would add more...

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 3:24pm

Alford: Sixers should be wary of Kawhi Leonard trade

Should the Philadelphia 76ers make a trade for San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard? That is the question many Sixers fans are pondering after the news broke on Friday afternoon that Leonard wants out of San Antonio. According to Chris Haynes of ESPN, the All-star forward has grown frustrated...

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 2:12pm

NBA trade rumors: Kawhi Leonard wants Knicks?

The Kawhi Leonard era in San Antonio looks to be coming to an end, a report by ESPN's Chris Haynes revealing that the star wants to be traded. This could be very good news for the New York Knicks.  ESPN's Ian Begley added that people close to Leonard want him to be traded to New...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 2:34pm

2018 NBA Draft: Shake Milton is not Michael Carter-Williams 2.0

The 2018 NBA Draft is only nine days away and the Philadelphia 76ers are in a good spot with a multitude of draft picks. Currently, the Sixers have six selections in the draft (2 in the first round, 4 in the second round). With that type of ammo, the Sixers have a lot of flexibility in addressing...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:07pm

2018 NBA Draft: Sixers open to trading draft picks

The 2018 NBA Draft is only a week away and it appears that the Philadelphia 76ers could be heavily involved in the trade market. Heading into the draft, the Sixers have a large amount of draft picks at their disposal, six to be exact. It is expected that the team will their two first-round picks...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:05pm