Anthony Gilbert is a Philadelphia native and graduate of Temple University. He has covered the NBA for SLAM Magazine over the past two decades. He wrote the Michael Jordan career timeline for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Gilbert has been published in several periodicals, appeared on US and international television shows, as well as been the subject in the documentary film, Air Force 1: Anatomy of an Urban Legend. Anthony is an avid reader and he thoroughly enjoys a healthy debate. Follow @axgilbert on X and Instagram for his thoughts, inspiration and updates from within and around the NBA.
Tobias Harris is flourishing under new head coach Nick Nurse and continuing to embrace the Philly community.
Like the Ben Simmons saga before it, the James Harden drama has cast a dark cloud over the Sixers’ season during a time when fans should be excited.
Wilt Chamberlain is a Philadelphia legend and almost a mythical figure. A screening of the new documentary Goliath in Philly Thursday reveals much more.
Nick Nurse was able to capture the Raptors first championship in franchise history. Now he’s tasked with ending a 40-year drought with the Sixers.
The Sixers have superstars and a deeper bench than years past. It’s all about the executing the little things.
The Sixers’ bench is a little deeper and there’s been an attitudinal shift as the team braces for the postseason.
The Sixers’ improved depth and selflessness shined before the All-Star break, but there are still a couple areas where this team needs to improve to go on a deep run.
We’ve passed Christmas Day and the Sixers seem to be righting the ship while getting healthier.
A 7-7 start is far from inspiring for a team that wants to win big, but there is enough time and star power for the Sixers to turn things around.