Cardinals draft Isaiah Simmons to plug multiple holes on defense as Arizona’s perfect offseason continues

Super Bowls aren’t won in the spring. The offseason champion seldom wins a championship — just ask the Cleveland Browns. After a five-win season, the Arizona Cardinals certainly aren’t Super Bowl contenders, not in a league that features the likes of the Chiefs and the Ravens or in a division Read more

76ers’ Ben Simmons confident he will develop an effective shooting game: ‘I know it’s going to come’

Before the NBA season was suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus, Ben Simmons was dealing with a lower back impingement and it was unclear when he would return for the Philadelphia 76ers’ playoff push.  While the league remains optimistic about having a postseason, it’s unclear when it would even begin. Read more

All-NBA picks: LeBron James, Anthony Davis represent Lakers; Ben Simmons makes first-team All-Defense

While we’re still all hoping the NBA season can resume at some point, the reality that we’ve seen our last 2019-20 game, regular season or otherwise, is a distinct possibility. If games are able to resume, likely without fans and perhaps as late as July or August, it’s a pretty Read more

All-NBA picks: LeBron James, Anthony Davis represent Lakers; Ben Simmons first-team All-Defense

While we’re still all hoping the NBA season can resume at some point, the reality that we’ve seen our last 2019-20 game, regular season or otherwise, is a distinct possibility. If games are able to resume, likely without fans and perhaps as late as July or August, it’s a pretty Read more

76ers still have major questions looming beyond Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons with NBA season in limbo

All 30 NBA teams have obviously been enormously impacted by the indefinite suspension of the 2019-20 season due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Given the long layoff, the Philadelphia 76ers might be one of a many teams to get some players back from injury should the season ultimately resume Read more

Ben Simmons injury update: 76ers star making progress with back, to be reevaluated in three weeks, per report

Since losing Ben Simmons on Feb. 22 to a lower back impingement, the Philadelphia 76ers have gone 3-4 and while falling to sixth in the Eastern Conference standings. This includes losses to the Cavaliers and Warriors without their star point guard. It’s safe to say Philadelphia would benefit greatly from having Read more

NBA injury report: Stephen Curry, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid updates, return timeline for other injured stars

The Basketball Gods have frowned upon the league’s best players lately as far as injuries are concerned. The list of superstars who have missed most or all of this season — headlined by Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving — is long and continuously growing. It’s a dreary time for Read more