Tag Archives: Joel Embiid

Achieving his Niche: How Jahlil Okafor Found his Place in the League

Liam Romero | February 10th, 2019

The 2015 draft class has progressed to the point where the players have made their names in the league and NBA fans now know who’s relevant and who isn’t. Players like Karl-Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell, and Kristaps Porzingis define the 2015 NBA Draft Class and have solidified themselves in the league. One name that was thought to be a bust until this season is the third overall pick, Jahlil Okafor. The star big man came off a national championship team with Duke University in 2015.

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Around The NBA: Week 15

Coach Treal | January 24th, 2019

Welcome Back, Hoop heads! We take a deeper look into some of the must-see games this week. Stay tuned! With Monday having a full slate of games on MLK Day, I wanted to take a look at some of the other most intriguing matchups this week as we are close to the end of January and are gearing up toward the All-Star break in a few weeks.

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Around the NBA: Week 14

Coach Treal | January 15th, 2019

Welcome Back, Hoop heads! We are already into January and the NBA season is getting into full swing, with playoff prospects for most teams already beginning to take shape for better or worse. Some teams are still fighting the injury bug and others are just losing the fight. We take a deeper look into some of the must-see games this week. Stay tuned!

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Philadelphia 76ers: 2018 Season Preview

Caleb Mynatt | September 29th, 2018

The 76ers are coming off of high hopes last season after years of mediocrity. After years of tanking, even to the point that the NBA debated changing their draft rules, the Process that Sam Hinkie started was finally completed. Can the Sixers carry over that momentum?

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Trust The Process? The Mistake the Sixers Made

Pranav Ramasubramanian | September 25th, 2018

The Philadelphia 76ers had a great playoff run in 2012 pushing the Boston Celtics to seven games in the second round, but core players were traded for a rebuilding process. They had quite a few early picks but one stands out and could come back to haunt them.

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Are International Players On the Verge of Taking Over the NBA?

Kit Shepard | July 25th, 2018

Who is the best player in the NBA under the age of 25? Like all questions based on opinion, the answer will vary depending on who you ask. Nevertheless, there will be a few names which are mentioned frequently. For fans who love watching jaw-dropping dunks from players with superhuman athleticism, they would lean towards Giannis Antetokounmpo. If you prefer a positionless playmaker with a sky-high IQ, Ben Simmons is your pick. Those more into dominant centers would perhaps say Joel Embiid. While each of these players is in the discussion for different reasons, they have one clear characteristic in common; they are all international players.

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