Blue Route is bringing you draft coverage leading up to the NBA draft on June 20, 2019. The Philadelphia 76ers are slated to select 24th pick in the draft. The NBA draft often sees movement, trades and drama, so to prepare you for various potential outcomes, the Blue Route will be giving you draft profiles for the all of...
Freshman star guard Luguentz Dort has declared for the 2019 NBA Draft. The Sixers need someone to defend the pick-and-roll in the backcourt. How does Lu Dort fit with the Philadelphia 76ers? On April 10th, Lu Dort made it known that he would be declaring for the 2019 NBA Draft. The Montreal native...
The Markelle Fultz saga took yet another turn this week. Fultz's agent, Raymond Brothers, announced that his client has been diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome, which, according to Brothers, "affects nerves between the neck and shoulder resulting in abnormal functional movement and range of motion, thus severely limiting Markelle’s ability to shoot a basketball". As was already discussed here...
With the fifth pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers select... Blue Route is bringing you draft coverage leading up to the NBA draft on June 20th, 2019. The Philadelphia 76ers are slated to select 24th pick in the draft. The NBA draft often sees movement, trades and drama, so to prepare you for various potential...
Standings 1st- Philadelphia Phillies- 27-19 2nd- Atlanta Braves- 25-22, 2.5 games back 3rd- New York Mets- 20-25, 6.5 games back 4th- Washington Nationals- 19-27, 8 games back 5th- Miami Marlins- 13-31, 13 games back Recap PHILLIES The Phillies need to pray they don't see the Milwaukee Brewers in the playoffs. The Brewers came to Philadelphia and absolutely whipped the Phillies in three of four games....
Standings 1st- Philadelphia Phillies- 31-22 2nd- Atlanta Braves- 30-24, 1.5 games back 3rd- New York Mets- 26-26, 4.5 games back 4th- Washington Nationals- 22-31, 9 games back 5th- Miami Marlins- 16-34, 13.5 games back   Recap PHILLIES The Phillies began one of the hardest parts of their schedule by splitting a four game series on the road with the Cubs. J.T. Realmuto hit his sixth home...
Welcome to Views from 116. In case you forgot, this column is a perspective from the stands for the fans. Let’s get to it. Sixers vs. Kings – Friday, March 15, 2019 Yesterday, the 43-25 Sixers took on the 33-34 Kings. The Sixers won 123-114, improving to 44-25 while the Kings fell to 33-35. Pregame: I took the subway down...
Data analytics is nothing new to basketball, and certainly nothing new to Process Trusters.  In today's episode, Jason talks with Nadia Haven, CEO of Marakana.ai.  They are a company that presently specializes in soccer analytics, but there's a tremendous amount of overlap here, especially with International players.
With the NFL draft being only several days away, we take a look at the potential approach the Philadelphia Eagles may have this Thursday night. Running Back Since Howie Roseman made such an incredible move for Jordan Howard, the need or urgency to draft a back isn't quite what it...
"Yes it is fair, and yes it was planned." These were Brett Brown's words when asked if getting Joel Embiid rolling on the pick-and-roll early was an emphasis intended to get Marc Gasol moving laterally and defending in space. The Sixers led early, adjusted continually, and took control of the series with a 116-95 win over the...
The 76ers intend to sign Greg Monroe to a contract for the remainder of the NBA season. The 28 year old 6'11" Monroe will be joining his sixth NBA team. As a player, he compares closely with Jahlil Okafor because of his advanced offensive skillset in the deep post but also for his relative struggles defensively.  To make...
If you've watched the Sixers lately, you will notice that opposing teams are attacking their Guards. The Book on how to attack the 76ers largely seems to be utilize screens to get an advantageous matchup on the perimeter and then isolate the Sixers guards.  PhillyFrontOffice talked to Brett Brown before Wednesday's game against the Knicks about potential changes...