The Rights To Ricky Sanchez: The Sixers Podcast

It’s been one year since the Ringer published the article about Bryan Colangelo’s burner Twitter accounts that would later get him fired, only to be replaced by Elton Brand, who he once signed and is on the shirt. We look back at Burnergate one year later, talk about its lasting effects, every crazy detail we can remember, rank the burner accounts, and go over Colagelo’s Sixers resume. We also go around the league with Ish Smith and discuss the Finals, the Timberwolves front office and the Rockets fire sale. Finally, we end the podcast with a replay of our podcast from one year ago tonight. 

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

Joel Embiid did not make the first All_NBA team, and Kevin O’Connor made a play to get rebanned. We discuss those issues, and then Derek Bodner of The Athletic joined us to talk about this Sixers season, the team’s front office structure, whether the Sixers should bring back the same team, and what their options are if they don’t.

We’ve got about 100 Lottery Party shirts left. Once they’re gone they’re gone. All $19.99 and benefit our charities.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:34pm EDT

Free agency will determine almost all of the 2019-20 Sixers roster, and there are a lot of decisions to make. Spike and Mike dive in on potential contracts and decisions for Tobias Harris, Jimmy Butler, JJ Redick, James Ennis, as well as non-Sixers possibilities. We discuss the NBA Conference Finals, and The Lorenzo Brown Mailbag gives us questions about the worst NBA fans, 2020 free agency, Ben Simmons’ true position, Bryan Colangelo making amends, and a new banning!

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

The 2018-19 Sixers are but a memory now, and the biggest offseason of our lives (every one of them is) has begun. We take a look at how the season ended, and how we thought each player performed along with what we want to see from them next season (if they’re definitely on the team) and what we think the prospects are for their return in 2019-20. We also recap the Lottery Party and talk to Andrew Unterberger about enjoying things outside of winning and his final thoughts on the Tobias Harris trade.

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

With the last Hinkie associated NBA Lottery Pick at stake, and the Sixers in the playoffs and contenders for the Eastern Conference, it was a perfect time to end the Lottery Party. Six years of ridiculous came to a close with a live podcast featuring The Sponslorette, the rebanning of Bill Simmons, a Spike poem called "Run It Back," and an interview with Process legend Chu Chu Maduabum. Thank you for the support over the last six years. New pod this weekend. 

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

It all came down to a Kawhi Leonard fadeaway in the corner with Joel Embiid all over him, and it hit the front rim, then again, then the back rim a couple of times, and went in. Spike and Mike discuss the final game of the 2019-20 season, the series, and what it means going forward for the players, the coaches, and us. We’ll see you at the Lottery Party Tuesday. We came from losing, this is when we need to be together.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

Ben Simmons wasn’t traded, Joel Embiid wasn’t eating fast food, Jimmy Butler wasn’t being a cancer, and Tobias Harris played like he wanted a bunch of money. The Sixers destroyed the Raptors at the Wells Fargo Center to force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. We talk about it. The Lottery Party is Tuesday. Get your tickets!

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:40am EDT

In the biggest game of the year, the Sixers come up small in a Game 5 loss to the Raptors. This time, it wasn’t Kawhi Leonard that was the problem, it was everyone else. Joel Embiid was still sick, Ben Simmons and JJ Redick were invisible, and there wasn’t nearly enough from Butler or Harris. The Sixers backs are against the wall, we discuss what they need to change for Game 6.

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

Joel Embiid was sick again, Kawhi Leonard hit shots that made us sick, Tobias Harris missed a lot of open shots, and Jimmy Butler played his ass off. All of that added up to a close game that saw the Raptors pull out down the stretch. The series is 2-2 heading back to Toronto. We also discuss JJ Redick not saying the name.

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

Greg Monroe’s missed layup was the most glorious moment of the Sixers’ postseason so far. Kawhi Leonard was robotic in his scoring excellence, but Joel Embiid was dominant on both sides of the court, Jimmy Butler glue guyed all over the place, and the Sixers ran the Raptors off the court. We wish Brett Brown could have been there to see it. We were right.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:34am EDT

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