Tagged Tobias Harris

The Denver Nuggets Have Some Big Decisions to Make

Tim Connelly’s turning down an offer to rebuild his hometown Washington Wizards is a win for the Denver Nuggets. The president of basketball operations, Connelly has helped build something promising in Denver. But while he’s just made a decision on one career crossroads, another is coming up soon. “Loyalty and patience is such a rarity…

Philadelphia 76ers Made Right Choice on Brett Brown

The Philadelphia 76ers spared head coach Brett Brown from purgatory Monday, as managing partner Josh Harris told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Brown would return to the team in 2019-20. In doing so, they took the first step toward maintaining the continuity and cohesion they’ll need to accomplish their goal of completing the Process and winning…

Want ALL our amazing content? Subscribe to The Basketball Writers: Join Today

Your Move, Toronto Raptors

If coaching is a chess match, then Brett Brown just took the Toronto Raptors’ queen. From Game 1 to Game 2, the Philadelphia 76ers made some of the most meaningful and important tactical adjustments I’ve ever seen this quickly in a postseason series. The results were dazzling. Philadelphia shut down the Raptors offense, allowing a…

Want ALL our amazing content? Subscribe to The Basketball Writers: Join Today

Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors Face Mutual Matchup Nightmare

Regular-season matchups rarely predict how playoff series will unfold. Just ask the Oklahoma City Thunder, who swept the Portland Trail Blazers this year only to get buried in a barrage of Damian Lillard 3-pointers in their first-round series. But the regular-season results between the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers are especially meaningless heading into their…

Want ALL our amazing content? Subscribe to The Basketball Writers: Join Today

How Philadelphia 76ers Move Past Game 1 Debacle

The Philadelphia 76ers opened the 2019 NBA playoffs with a thud, losing 111-102 at home to the Brooklyn Nets in a game that wasn’t as close as the final margin might indicate. Heading into Monday’s Game 2, they’re teetering on the brink of full-scale disaster if they can’t adjust and even the series at one…

Want ALL our amazing content? Subscribe to The Basketball Writers: Join Today

The Ultimate 2019 NBA Playoffs Preview

The NBA Playoffs are sans LeBron James but flush with storylines amid a seemingly wide-open Eastern Conference and a West wondering whether the Warriors will ever wane. Alliteration aside, we asked our crack team of staff writers, contributors and editors about the myriad angles this postseason presents. the west What’s the Golden State Warriors’ weak link…

Want ALL our amazing content? Subscribe to The Basketball Writers: Join Today

This is it for the Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers’ long-term future—and everything The Process ever led up to—likely comes down to the next few months. With Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris, JJ Redick and others all heading into unrestricted free agency this summer, an early playoff exit could result in yet another drastic shakeup. “A lot’s gonna depend on how this team…

Want ALL our amazing content? Subscribe to The Basketball Writers: Join Today

Veteran Options if L.A. Lakers Never Get Anthony Davis

The Los Angeles Lakers’ 2018-19 season is effectively over. If their loss to the then-12-win Phoenix Suns on Saturday night wasn’t the final nail in the coffin, their ensuing two losses to the Los Angeles Clippers and Denver Nuggets were. Facing a 6.5–game deficit in the Western Conference standings with 17 games to play, the…

Want ALL our amazing content? Subscribe to The Basketball Writers: Join Today

Who Can Stop the Milwaukee Bucks?

The Milwaukee Bucks entered this season as a trendy pick to make a jump. Giannis Antetokounmpo and The Others—headlined by perennially underrated Khris Middleton and new signee Brook Lopez—were natural complements. It was up to new head coach, Mike Budenholzer, to bring order to a talented-but-underwhelming roster. That bet seemed safe enough. I’m just not…

Want ALL our amazing content? Subscribe to The Basketball Writers: Join Today

Week 18 Fantasy Basketball Notebook: NBA Trade Deadline Winners & Losers

The 2019 NBA trade deadline featured no shortage of action: Tobias Harris is a Philadelphia 76er, Marc Gasol is a Toronto Raptor, Nikola Mirotic is a Milwaukee Buck, Otto Porter Jr. is a Chicago Bull and Harrison Barnes is a Sacramento King. Beyond those five, however, few other fantasy-relevant options switched teams at the deadline,…

Want ALL our amazing content? Subscribe to The Basketball Writers: Join Today