The Rights To Ricky Sanchez: The Sixers Podcast

The Sixers are once again playing basketball. After a summer of questions about jump shots, both Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons played a game without taking any three pointers, though Fultz did take a couple of 15-footers. We talk about whether we’re encouraged or disappointed by the jumpers, go through Joel Embiid, Dario Saric, and each Sixers player’s performance in the game against Melbourne United. We also take a look back at the context of Elton Brand’s 2008 Philly max and the reactions to it, as well as Brand’s playing career with Andrew Unterberger.

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We skipped our Markelle Fultz is shooting now takes during the live show because Elton Brand showed up. We discuss the now famous Player’s Tribune video, revisit the idea of adding Jimmy Butler to the Sixers, talk about Elton Brand’s appearance on the Lowe Post, take some Twitter questions and revisit our last ever live show, Live Ricky III.

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Elton Brand surprised us while Spike was talking trash about him, Dario Saric gave one of the best interviews we have ever done, we had three great Process Hall of Fame speeches, a "Bill Simmons" intro, a great rendition of "Imagine (The Process)" from Felicia Ricci, a weird poem from Spike titled The Book Of The Banned (Ben Golliver, Bill Simmons, Howard Eskin, Doris Burke, Kevin O’Connor and Andrew Sharp get played), two people on dog beds and lots of chanting. Even if you don’t like live podcasts, this one is a must listen. Thank you for coming!

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Elton Brand is the Sixers general manager now. This has been quite an amazing six years or so hasn’t it? We discuss the hire of guy who is on the shirt, former process Sixer, former Sevens GM, Old School Chevy, all-around good guy Elton Brand. We also talk briefly about Brett Brown’s press availability earlier today.

It’s almost here. The Live Ricky III is Saturday night at the (former) Electric Factory. Dario Saric will be live on stage with us. Join us to give him the hero’s welcome as he finally comes over. It will be awesome. It’s all ages! 

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We’re less than a week from training camp! We talk about Markelle Fultz reality, the five Sixers in the Sports Illustrated Top 100, whether we’d want to trade for Jimmy Butler, JJ Redick on Zach Lowe’s podcast, and Sam Hinkie’s side projects.

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We add another non-banned Ringer staffer to the Ricky guest list with Jason Concepcion, who hosts Binge Mode and NBA Desktop. We talk with Jason about the banned Kevin O’Connor and Bill Simmons, what the Sixers/Process fanbase is like from afar, watching Burnergate from inside of the Ringer, his favorite era of Knicks basketball, Hinkie as the Knicks general manager, mixing sports and culture at the Ringer, and having a dog avatar but not being racist. We also discuss Mike's new show about Ben Simmons and whether he can continue to do the podcast.

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We discuss the Eagles opener and Mike's Nick Foles takes just before getting into the ridiculous general manager search rumors (2:00), how we feel about Ben Simmons hanging out with LeBron (and Bieber) (21:00), we go Around The League with Ish Smith to talk about the LeBron/Durant rap song and whether we'd rather be a great athlete or musician (28:00), Andrew Unterberger's great piece on Embiid, and reflecting on how lucky we are to have him (34:00), Andrew Sharp's worst take ever (42:00), and some early Sixers over/unders (48:00). 

Tickets are getting tight for the Live Ricky III at the Electric Factory on 9/22. Dario will be there. Process Hall of Fame Induction speeches will happen. A live performance by Felicia Ricci of "Imagine (The Process)," and much more. Don't complain when tickets are gone. Happens with the Lottery Party every year. All info is at our website and the event is all-ages. 

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We left the topics of today's show up to you, and we got some good ones. What moves should the new GM make, what are the futures of TJ and Dario, which Sixers trades would we undo, what were the saddest nights of the Process, who would win a Pavorsky vs. Kornblau fight and more. 

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We discuss the Sixers recently announced general manager candidates (2:00), Joel Embiid's recent piece in the Player's Tribune (11:30), who is Lethal Shooter and which Sixers player is working with him (22:30), the Robert Covington Jae Crowder Controversy (26:30), Around The League With Ish Smith discussing the Manu Ginobili retirement and how he compares to Andre Iguodala (29:30), and the Process Hall Of Fame inaugural class (41:00). 

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