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Matisse Thybulle’s incredible defense continues to dominate the conversation as the 76ers near the end of their preseason schedule. Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia discuss what they’ve seen so far. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#2V0V1uymwrzqGlkP.99


Matisse Thybulle’s incredible defense continues to dominate the conversation as the 76ers near the end of their preseason schedule. Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia discuss what they’ve seen so far. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#XsrMbdLeSdiEcVdf.99


Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia discuss the Sixers’ scrimmage, their preseason opener against the Guangzhou Loong-Lions, and the controversy the NBA finds itself in following Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of the Hong Kong protestors. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#i40wLy3g12eO95O2.99


The Sixers are back practicing in good ‘ol Camden, New Jersey. How does Joel Embiid look? Who’s winning the backup point guard battle? How are Matisse Thybulle and Zhaire Smith faring, and can they break into the rotation? Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia discuss that, and more, in this week’s episode.


Brett Brown held his annual media luncheon, and there’s a lot to unpack. From Ben Simmons’ jumper to changes in the team’s defensive scheme to Al Horford maybe not being the primary backup center when the season kicks off, Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann walk you through it all. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#H8ETgxFpTG5HhG4e.99


Derek and Rich preview the upcoming season for Ennis, Bolden and Milton, give thoughts on Charles Barkley’s statue being added to the Legends Walk, go over the SI top 100 player rankings and give embarrassing stories from their time on the beat. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#LMGLopRGx8a0dxH4.99


How has Furkan Korkmaz looked in the FIBA World Cup? And what should you look out for when the Sixers begin training camp later this month? Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia discuss that, and more, in this week’s episode. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#j36SoZwsRy5qQujt.99


Derek talks to Mike O’Connor of The Athletic to break down Josh Richardson’s game, and discuss what he will add to the 76ers this upcoming season. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#PVb6VZKLbbmDcFD7.99


After discussing the latest round of video showcasing Ben Simmons shooting jumpers, Derek and Rich discuss what the Sixers’ rotations might look like with the revamped roster. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#iG6Vl1SJ2gAkjUIx.99


Derek chats with Kyle Neubeck of PhillyVoice on a number of topics surrounding the 76ers, going over the legitimacy of some of the weaknesses which could potentially prevent the 76ers from making their first NBA Finals appearance in nearly two decades. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#OkPfB6FFCBFePET7.99


Derek chats with Kyle Neubeck of PhillyVoice on a number of topics surrounding the 76ers, going over the legitimacy of some of the weaknesses which could potentially prevent the 76ers from making their first NBA Finals appearance in nearly two decades. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#2lUIHFdCPzdbwTFw.99


What does Al Horford bring to the 76ers? How will he fit next to Joel Embiid at the 4? How can he help against Giannis Antetokounmpo? And will Trey Burke or Raul Neto win the backup point guard spot? Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia discuss. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#WA6ifblXbJQjyVvz.99


Should the Sixers have extended Ben Simmons? Should you get excited over Ben Simmons’ workout videos showcasing his jumper? Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia discuss that, and more. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#WA6ifblXbJQjyVvz.99


What happened with Jimmy Butler and the Philadelphia 76ers? Did the trade with the Miami Heat make sense? And how will Al Horford fit? Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic discuss the big changes to the Sixers roster. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#WA6ifblXbJQjyVvz.99


The Philadelphia 76ers traded up to #20 to select Matisse Thybulle out of Washington. Did they give up too much to move up? Was Thybulle the right pick? And what was with their other draft day trades? Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann discuss. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#WA6ifblXbJQjyVvz.99


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