If Trae Young wants to rival Stephen Curry’s shooting, he has to start approaching it the same way

When Trae Young was coming out of college, the most low-hanging NBA comp to make was Golden State Warriors MVP Stephen Curry. To be sure the similarities were, and are, striking. Slight build. Globetrotter ball skills. Limited defense and athleticism counteracted by unlimited shooting range. Curry, as the theory goes, 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

NBA Winners and Losers: LeBron, Zion put on show; Giannis answers James Harden; Shake Milton shooting streak

This is March.   Wait, wrong level of basketball. Let’s try that again. This is … the second-to-last month of the NBA’s regular season. Not really the same ring to it. Still, here we are. Another month down in the NBA calendar as the league starts to come into focus Read more

76ers may try to trade Al Horford for shooting this summer, per report, but finding a deal won’t be easy

Things haven’t gone super smoothly for Al Horford since inking a major four-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers over the offseason. Horford has struggled to find his rhythm with his new team, and he has also struggled to jell with Philadelphia’s two young All-Stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.  The Read more

NBA trade deadline reaction: 76ers get some much-needed shooting, but plenty of issues still remain

Things haven’t been going super smoothly for the Philadelphia 76ers recently. Since their Christmas Day victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, they’ve gone 8-11, and they have a road record of just 9-19 on the season. With 30 games remaining in their campaign, the Sixers sit at sixth in the East; Read more