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76ers, Brett Brown Firing Was Long Overdue

The Philadelphia 76ers moving on from head coach Brett Brown has been long overdue. ESPN reported Monday that Brett Brown was relieved of his duties as head coach of the 76ers. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1298001906695110657 Brown held the head coaching position for the 76ers for seven seasons. After four straight losing seasons, Philadelphia went 146-91 the last three seasons with all being playoff appearances. They made the Eastern Conference semifinals the last two seasons but was swept by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the playoffs this season. Brown was brought in as one of the original pieces to the "Trust the Process" team...

Four NBA Teams That Must Win the Title This Season

The NBA is officially returning this month which means the heat has been turned up. Each NBA team will be playing eight games in Orlando to finish up the season to finalize seedings. Some of the best teams in the league like the Bucks, Lakers, Raptors, and Clippers have already clinched top spots. Among those top NBA teams, there are at least four of them that are feeling the pressure of bringing home the title. Check out the list of teams that can't come back from Orlando empty-handed.

Winners & Losers of the NBA Return

Last week, the NBA Board of Governors approved a return-to-play plan that included 22 teams entering a bubble in Orlando, FL. These teams will compete in an 8-game regular season seeding series, with the potential for a play-in tournament for the 8-seed. While excitement in running high in NBA circles, there are some winners and losers to this NBA return.  The NBA has been actively working on a return-to-play plan for weeks. The league has been in active discussions with players, personnel and owners preparing to resume the 2019-2020. The league shuttered on March 11th in the wake...

76ers’ Joel Embiid out with shoulder injury

Joel Embiid's week started with a dominant 49-point, 14-rebound effort against the Atlanta Hawks. The Philadelphia 76ers saw the best version of their big man, however, one game later, they saw the worst as Embiid suffered a shoulder injury.  The All-Star center sprained his left shoulder in Philly's 108-94 road loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The 76ers were already without guard Ben Simmons. The loss dropped Philadelphia to 9-21 on the road. The injury scare brings the team's largest fear with building around Embiid to the forefront. There was good news on the...

10 Teams Vying for Title: NBA Championship Contender or Pretender?

NBA teams are vying for a spot in the NBA Finals for a chance to play for the 2020 NBA Championship. While there are a number of teams who envision themselves hoisting the Larry O'Brien Trophy, it's time to decide whether those teams are either an NBA Championship Contender or Pretender.  Here's a look at the NBA Championship Contender or Pretender list, with five contenders and five pretenders.  NBA Championship Contenders Boston Celtics The Celtics were the third team this season to win in...

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