Loss to Sixers stirs controversy over backup position

GT Paul Reed #44 of the Philadelphia 76ers and Garrett Allen #31 of the Cleveland Cavaliers Challenge Ball during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center on October 5, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Death, taxes, and inconsistent play of the Philadelphia 76ers backup centers. These seem to be the only facts about life in recent years. There have been a number of players the team has rotated with in support of Joel Embiid, including Dwight Howard, DeAndre Jordan, Andre Drummond, Greg Monroe and many more. None of these guys were…

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Montrezel Harrell reveals that he chose six players at the expense of the opposing team

GT Blake Griffin #91 of the Boston Celtics and Montrezl Harrell #5 of the Philadelphia 76ers Battle for a rebound during the first half at TD Garden on October 18, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Philadelphia 76ers made a late-season addition by adding Montrezel Harrell in free agency. The former sixth man of the year had some legal troubles in this off-season which limited his potential market. After initially appearing as one of the most popular free proxy options, Harrell has been Arrested For possession of marijuana in Kentucky. The…

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Passionate big man from Sixers prepares to ‘shock a lot of people’

GT The ultimate goal is to win a championship in Philadelphia, says Montrezel Harrell, the big man for the Sixers. The Philadelphia 76ers are intent on winning their first franchise championship since 1983. That “us season, not me season” is the mantra that is etched into the team from head coach Doc Rivers. Everyone, from the start of the All-Star to the last man on the bench, is on board. newcomer montrezel harrel He is still searching for his first ring as he enters his eighth season in the NBA.…

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Fan favorite big man out of the mud with a guaranteed contract

GT Paul Reed #44 of the Philadelphia 76ers booked a shot from Caleb Martin #16 of the Miami Heat during the second half in Game Five of the Eastern Conference semifinals. It’s been two eventful seasons in the NBA for Paul Reed. After being named the 58th pick in the 2020 draft by the Philadelphia 76ers, he kept his head down and worked while fighting for a place in the spin. The mega man has become a fan favorite since the second he was drafted due to his unique playing…

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Veteran Sixers reveals the ‘biggest thing’ needed to win the championship

GT George Niang and De Anthony Melton fight for a losing ball in a pre-season game against Cleveland. Philadelphia 76ers is a very ongoing business. Head coach Doc Rivers will be the first person to say so, whether on record or unofficially. He still feels out of men’s while messing around with different sets of line-ups. It’s mostly a flexible position, but one thing seems for sure: Sixers won’t have a traditional position. The second unit on the bench. They will mix and match to everyone’s best abilities. Rivers’ first…

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Sixers ‘Flex & Flail’ pre-season finale: 5 things we saw vs. Hornets

GT PJ Tucker and the Sixers closed the 2022-23 pre-season with a 99-94 victory over Charlotte. The Philadelphia 76ers finished their pre-season roster Wednesday night at Wells Fargo Center. The top five played well in the third quarter to help secure a 99-94 win over the Charlotte Hornets. This wrapped up to the regular season opener. The Sixers needed to shed some rust, as they looked a bit stagnant at times in the first half and lacked ball movement towards the end of the attack. Joel Embiid made two quick…

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Former Sixth-Year Man Threatens Bull Run Tour Victory

GT Paul Reed #44 of the Philadelphia 76ers blocks a shot by #23 Fred Vanfleet of the Toronto Raptors during the second quarter during Game One of the first round of the Eastern Conference at Wells Fargo Center on April 16, 2022. The location of the Philadelphia 76ers Backup Center has been one of the biggest storylines throughout the off-season (dating back several years). Joel Embiid leaves some brutal shoes to fill when he walks off the field and the Sixers fail to find a way to fill them. After…

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Paul Reed gets a real role with the Sixers

GT Paul Reed #44 of the Philadelphia 76ers dunks during the first quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Wells Fargo Center on October 5, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Paul Reed’s development was one of the best storylines surrounding the Philadelphia 76ers. The previous 58th overall pick in the 2020 draft has turned from a fan favorite into a necessary part of the Sixers’ rotation. Reed made his presence felt in the post-season last year as his defensive influence helped the team so much. The role of Backup Center was the…

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Fan-favourite Sixers Big Man compares to Draymond Green

GT Paul Reed and Garrett Allen compete in the paint during the Sixers-Cavaliers pre-season game. The backup position competition heats up after two pre-season games. Well, at least for one player. Paul Reed appears to be running away from his job to be Joel Embiid’s primary minute eater. The 23-year-old is known affectionately Paul Paul He beat his fan base after the Paul Reed Victory Tour reached the playoffs. His gritty play has turned him into a fan-favorite big guy, with someā€¦ Draymond Green feelings? Philadephia 76ers assistant coach Dave…

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Montrezl Harrell Shows Philly Toughness on Home for the First Time

GT Montrezl Harrell #5 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts during the third quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Wells Fargo Center on October 5, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia 76ers returned to the Wells Fargo Center for the first time in the 2022-23 season. It might still have been a pre-season show, but unlike the first pre-season game, the Sixers rolled out the usual starters and gave fans a chance to see the revamped roster. Joel Embiid, James Harden, and the rest of the players sat down after the…

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