The 76ers came out of the tunnel before the game Tuesday against the Golden State Warriors dressed in Jerseys over their warmups with either number 8 or 24 and the name Bryant on the back. Kobe Bryant played at Lower Merion High School before going directly to the NBA in 1996. His impact on the current crop...
Kobe, This is for you. Gracias por escuchar "Al son de ben Simmons 1x18". Una semana dura, muy dura para todos los aficionadaos de la NBA. A sus 41 años, Kobe Bryant ha fallecido en un accidente de helicóptero el pasado 26 de Enero, junto a otras 8 victimas, entre ellas su hija de 13 años. Desde @CampanaSixers...
The Philadelphia 76ers deploy arguably the most dominant yet criminally underrated defensive backcourt in basketball.  Throughout the duration of the current NBA season, both Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle have been deprived of national recognition for their suffocating defense. Individually, the two boast incredible advanced statistics that support their defensive prowess. Together, both of them form a dangerously...
We are quickly approaching the stretch run in the NHL as the All-Star break begins this weekend. The Flyers find themselves right in the thick of it as a bubble playoff team. With ownership desiring the Flyers be a playoff team, and with a plethora of prospects and young players in the system, the Flyers will likely...
Want a cornerback that can run stride for stride with DK Metcalf? This younger brother of Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs has declared for the 2020 NFL Draft. How does Trevon Diggs fit with the Philadelphia Eagles? Before we get started, here are some links to our previous Eagles draft targets. CeeDee Lamb,...
If you died today, how would you like to be remembered? Michael Wilbon once asked Kobe how he would like to be remembered.  "A player that didn't waste a moment, someone who didn't waste a day. Someone that lived everyday as if I was the 12th guy on the bench."  5x NBA champion 2x NBA Finals MVP        ...
The Sixers hosted the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night, short both Joel Embiid and Josh Richardson. Philly (29-17) was looking to get back on track following a road loss to the Raptors. The Lakers (36-9) were looking to finish off an East coast trip on a positive note. Timeout The Sixers were very jittery in the early-goings of...
The Eagles have around $44 million to spend this offseason and there are already some early rumors that they could be big players in the cornerback market. According to Tony Pauline of the Pro Football Network, the Eagles want to address the cornerback position in Free Agency. “Word here in Mobile is that the Philadelphia Eagles will go...
The Eagles need playmakers in the secondary and it has been a long time since the Philadelphia Eagles have taken a safety in the first round. How does Grant Delpit fit with the Philadelphia Eagles? Let’s take a look. Grant Delpit Fun Facts Won the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation’s...
"I really don't think about it like that," said Brett Brown in protest, when asked if the game against the Lakers had a special meaning. Brown spoke at length about learning more about his team versus measuring up against LeBron James. Brown said that the only way to slow LeBron James down is to "show him a...
What were the major headlines in the week of Philly sports? Brock (@LandesBrock) and Deibs (@mrcrockpot) recap all the top stories in Philly sports Discussion topics include… Ben Simmons' triple double vs the Brooklyn Nets Matisse Thybulle's dominance on defense since being in the starting lineupThe Philadelphia Flyers defeating the Pittsburgh...
What were the top plays of the week from the Philadelphia 76ers? Deibs (@mrcrockpot) gathers his personal top 10 plays along with some fantastic honorable mentions! Get your Furkan popcorn ready! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nJ2w3S1bo0&feature=youtu.be If you like what you see, be sure to subscribe to The Painted Lines YouTube channel above!...