The Rights To Ricky Sanchez: The Sixers Podcast

Since the Ricky is off this weekend, we figured we'd give you some of our best trade deadline and All-Star weekend material through the years. 

2/21/14 - The very first Ricky trade deadline. They traded Evan Turner!

2/15/15 - The famous Paul Millap story. Ricky legend.

2/19/15 - The MCW trade deadline.

2/15/16 - The final Hinkie deadline, where Jerry Colangelo talks trash about Hinkie.

2/4/17 - Jahlil Okafor trade rumors. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:04am EST

The Celtics, fueled by being free of their poison-in-the-locker-room point guard Kyrie Irving, were able to squeak by the Sixers once again. We talk about the performance of each Sixers player in the loss, pivot into a Bryan Colangelo Relationship Advice segment about dating a Celtics fan, discuss the Ben Simmons and Magic Johnson controversy, and then take stock of the Sixers at the All-Star Break.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EST

The new Sixers starting five, that doesn’t have a nickname, had an outstanding debut in beating the Nuggets and Nikola Jokic (who is doughy). Spike and Mike talk about the fit of the new starting lineup, and how the bench pieces fit in as well. Also, how insane it is that Elton Brand is the GM, which dog breed is each Sixers player most similar to, how much does ownership have to do with trade timing, and a historical ranking of trade deadlines since The Process began.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 12:12pm EST

Elton Brand’s first trade deadline is over! We discuss how Brand did, Markelle Fultz’s run as a Philadelphia 76er is over, as he was traded to the Orlando Magic for a first round pick, a second round pick, and Jonathon Simmons. We discuss the trade, the rollercoaster ride of Fultz in Philadelphia, as well as the James Ennis trade and how the rest of the Eastern Conference improved.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EST

The Sixers went all-in. Spike and Mike react to a huge trade as the team acquires Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic, and Mike Scott, for Wilson Chandler, Mike Muscala, Landry Shamet, THE MIAMI PICK, a Sixers 2020 first round pick and two second round picks. They discuss the ramifications on this season, the risks going into the future, and how this was the best timed trade of all time.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 4:30am EST

While the Sixers are playing their best basketball of the year and beating the Warriors, the Celtics are falling apart right before our very eyes. It’s a very sad situation. We talk about the Warriors win and Ben Simmons’ play, the case for Joel Embiid as the league’s MVP, the recent Anthony Davis and Kristaps Porzingis situations and how sad it is that the Celtics aren’t looking so hot, upcoming trade deadline targets, and Andrew Unterberger introduces a controversial theory.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 12:50pm EST

Jimmy Butler fulfilled his dream of playing point guard and the Sixers won in Los Angeles while Brandon Ingram dunked on Corey Brewer but was thinking about Mike the entire time. We’re on the doorstep of the NBA trade deadline and the Sixers may trade the former first overall pick in the draft for a guy who was on the shirt. We discuss the possibility of Brett Brown talking too much, if Ben Simmons is a point guard, and Mike’s girlfriend makes a special appearance to be an insufferable Lakers fan. Good pod.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EST

Some are saying the Sixers starting lineup against the Nuggets was the worst of the season, and some are saying it was the best. Spike and Mike talk about the continued contributions of the best player on the Sixers, Corey Brewer, recent reports about Jimmy Butler, some trade ideas with the deadline approaching, which former Process era Sixers player we’d most like to have back on the team, questions for Drew Hanlen, and relief over seeing Amir Johnson alive once again in a Sixers game.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EST

They never win this game! The Sixers come up with ten straight points for an unlikely win over the Spurs, following a blowout win over the Rockets, both without Jimmy Butler. Spike and Mike talk about the infusion of super weird energy and facial hair from Corey Brewer, the best basketball Ben Simmons has ever played, and a new cohesion with Joel Embiid, the emergence of Small Ball Five Bolden, cocky TJ, and World War Z Wilson. We also briefly discuss possible trades for Mike Conley and Taurean Prince, a very strange Jigsaw, and a possible new slapper of the hardwood.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:30am EST

The most difficult stretch of the season has begun, and we talk about what’s gone wrong and what’s gone right. Joel Embiid is playing through an injury, Ben Simmons has turned it up another level, and Jimmy Butler has had one great game and one bad game. There’s a quick recommendation corner, then Andrew Unterberger joins us to separate the three Process years. Finally, we discuss who we’d rather have on a max deal, Jimmy Butler, Klay Thompson or Kyrie Irving.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 12:26pm EST

The Sixers blew out the Timberwolves from beginning to end, it was a true joy. We talk about the on-court harmony of Embiid, Simmons and Butler, whether it’s the Jonah Bolden game, and the arrival of Corey Brewer. We discuss the homecoming of Dario and Covington, our trip to Minnesota to see them, some trade rumors, and the newest Ringer piece about the Sixers from Chris Ryan and Justin Verrier.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:30am EST

A colorful Ricky discusses the awful loss to the awful Atlanta Hawks, the two-year anniversary of the TJ McConnell game winner and what life might be like without him, what the Sixers might have to trade to get better this season, the prospective Ben Simmons trades that Zach Lowe discussed this week, and Andrew Unterberger proposes some imaginative, impossible Sixers trades before skewering Spike about Jared Leto.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:00am EST

The Sixers split a back to back with the Wizards after a low-energy disaster in Washington DC. The roster is obviously thin, but how much does culture and accountability come into play for the players and the coach. We also discuss the open roster spot, the addition of Haywood Highsmith, playoff positioning, the tough stretch coming up for the Sixers, and rousing editions of Bryan Colangelo Relationship Advice and The Lorenzo Brown Mailbag.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EST

The Jimmy Butler story and what it means for the Sixers moving forward this season and the offseason, why we’re not having more fun watching the Sixers and instead arguing all the time, Shake Milton’s integration, Jonah Bolden’s defense, Ben Simmons’ dominance, and Spike’s Luka Doncic take with our special guest Sixers fan Dave Hartley of The War On Drugs and Nightlands. Follow Dave on Twitter @nightlands.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 4:45am EST

The Sixers wrapped up their West Coast road trip at 3-1 with the longest game of all time over the Phoenix Suns. We talk about the wins over the Suns and the Clippers, the Embiid/Simmons brouhaha in Los Angeles and their relationship moving forward, the jumper heard ‘round the world, and the pair’s dominant performances in Phoenix and Los Angeles. We also talk about the options for a Jimmy Butler contract and how that affects the team, organization, and the two young stars moving forward. We also briefly discuss the idea of a Ben Simmons for Anthony Davis trade.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 1:10am EST

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