The Rights To Ricky Sanchez: The Sixers (76ers) Podcast

Daryl Morey eulogized the season, Doc Rivers said they can fix Ben Simmons, and we’re off into the first full offseason of the Morey era for the Sixers. We address some of the biggest things we were too pissed off to talk about after Game 7, including the market for Ben Simmons, if the Sixers have to trade him, which young players and veterans are most important to keep, should they consider moving on from Doc Rivers, and whether there is a market for Tobias Harris. We also discuss the Celtics head coach hiring, the Pistons winning the lottery and more.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 10:18pm EDT

A game seven at home was why the Sixers fought so hard for the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference. It didn't matter, as the Hawks won their third straight in the Wells Fargo Center and the Sixers are out in the second round again. Where do they go from here?
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:13am EDT

The Sixers looked tentative and shaken, and it seemed like on their way out of the playoffs, and then Tyrese Maxey happened. The rookie (thanks Muscala) was the only player who could create offense for himself, and kept the Sixers afloat. We talk about Maxey and Curry's great games, Embiid's so-so game, and another Ben Simmons disappearance. We also discuss the Joel Embiid supermax, and Brad Stevens trading for Al Horford.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 8:16am EDT

Joel Embiid came out on a mission to embarrass Clint Capela, and walked off the court after one of the worst losses in Sixers history. Ben Simmons, Doc Rivers, Tobias Harris, and yes even Joel Embiid take the blame. 

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

The Sixers came out and grabbed a lead, but weren't able to hang on to it in the second half. Joel Embiid played his worst half of the year, after leaving the game in the 2nd quarter with an injury, Ben Simmons disappeared in the second half and was pulled down the stretch, and Trae Young picked them apart. We also discuss the NBA all defensive team, featuring three Sixers, the Nets injuries, and the Mavericks secret GM. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:20am EDT

It was hectic, it was chaotic, Joel Embiid fell down a lot, but the Sixers beat the Hawks to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals series. We talk about Simmons' third quarter, Thybulle's disruption, and who gets the Danny of the game. We also listen to Lou Williams' new rap song, and talk about Rudy Gobert's DPOY win over Ben Simmons. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 7:30am EDT

It was looking pretty bleak, until Shake Milton hit a stunning three pointer at the end of the shot clock. It may have saved his season, and the Sixers playoff fate as well. We talk about game two, the adjustments, Joel Embiid's monster game, and Shake's awakening. We also discuss the Nets obliteration of the Bucks, Jokic winning the MVP over Embiid, and Spike's Sour Patch Kids.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

The vibes were strong to start... Joel Embiid was playing, ringing the bell with Triple H, but the Hawks roasted the Sixers in the first half, Doc Rivers didn't adjust in time, and the Sixers couldn't make up all of the ground. We talk about the game, the Nets losing James Harden, and LeBron and Anthony Davis being knocked out of the playoffs.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

No Joel Embiid, no problem (for this game). Seth Curry and Tyrese Maxey brought the offense, Danny Green had three great minutes, and Ben Simmons played a great all around game as the Sixers moved past the Wizards. We talk about the win, Joel Embiid's torn meniscus and his potential return, the series against the Hawks, and the Celtics implosion and hot seats.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:15am EDT

It was ugly from the start, and it didn’t get much better. Joel Embiid was out of the game early after a tough fall, Tobias Harris looked bad, and Ben Simmons got fouled on purpose. At least Tyrese Maxey looked good? And what was Doc Rivers doing?

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

A normal win. The Sixers took turns destroying the Wizards on their way to an easy win and a 3-0 lead in the series. We talk about Embiid's smooth dominance, Ben Simmons' great play without a made free throw, and Danny Green's heat check. We then go around the rest of the NBA playoffs, and mourn the loss of Heat Culture and Jimmy Butler. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

The Sixers took game two of their first round series with the Washington Wizards behind an aggressive Ben Simmons, a steady and decisive Tobias Harris, and a smooth and dominant Joel Embiid. We discuss the win, Matisse Thybulle's legendary game, and take a spin through the rest of the playoffs.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

It was a little nervewracking, but the Sixers won the first game of their opening playoff series against the Wizards. We talk about Embiid bringing them home, Ben's weird game, and how much money Mike owes Tobias Harris. We also discuss the rest of the playoff matchups. 

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

As the Sixers wait to find out their opponent, we discuss the value of the play-in tournament in the NBA playoffs, who the Sixers might be better off facing in the first round, and Danny Green's comments after practice. Mike has to decide whether Spike jinxed a listener bet about Shake Milton, and we give our final meal choices. Then, Andrew Sharp, who is an asshole, of the Greatest Of All Talk Podcast, joins us to sort of preview Sixers vs. Wizards, relitigate the process, restart another Jimmy Butler argument and call out Sharp's podcast partner about Devin Booker.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Eight years after Sam Hinkie was hired as General Manager for the Philadelphia 76ers, the team enters the 2021 playoffs as the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference. We give some tribute to the fallen members of the team who got the team to this point, give out season end awards, and talk about potential first round matchups. We also give some shine to the young guys (and Dwight) in the final game. Then Jake Fischer joins the pod to talk about tanking in the NBA, and his new book Built To Lose (buy the book here).
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

The Sixers were outworked and outshot by Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat, and their magic number for clinching the #1 seed sits at one. We talk about the game, a potential Sixers vs. Heat matchup in the playoffs, the Joel Embiid feature from Ramona Shelburne at ESPN, a relitigation of the Kawhi shot, and what happens of Josh Harris ends up owning half the teams in town.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

The Sixers have won eight straight and their magic number is two to lock up the best record in the Eastern Conference. We discuss Tyrese Maxey's play during the win streak, and if Matisse Thybulle should make an all defensive team. We break down Scott O'Neil's profile in the Wall Street Journal, and whether Tobias Harris is a playoff asset or liability.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:20am EDT

The Sixers bench, once a weakness, has come together through development, the addition of George Hill, and... Dwight Howard? We talk about the bench's development, Furkan's next contract, Matisse Thybulle at power forward, and how wrong we were about Dwight. We discuss the on-court rhythm between Simmons and Embiid which seems better than ever, Josh Harris' troubles at Apollo Holdings, a one on one game between Maxey and Thybulle, and which Sixers moment we wish the podcast was around for.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

With two straight easy wins, the Sixers have clinched a playoff birth, and continue to chase the Nets for the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference. We talk about the quality of play in the NBA this season, the play of Ben Simmons and Tyrese Maxey in the wins, as well as the consistent offense from Furkan Korkmaz. We discuss George Hill's fit so far, and playing Matisse Thybulle at the four. There are new rumors about the Sixers and Kyle Lowry, a listener wrote a Joel Embiid poem, and Daryl Morey does an impression of "High Mike."
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:45am EDT

76ers President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Daryl Morey only has one Spotify playlist, and it's 42 hours long. That's right. Daryl joined Spike and Mutlu on the Carl Landry Record Club to explain himself and go through many of the songs. This is a clip of the episode, but you can find the full hour-long episode on the Carl Landry Record Club podcast, which is available "wherever you get your podcasts" including Apple or Spotify or right here

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

The Sixers got swept in Milwaukee and have lost four straight. Joel Embiid is nursing a knee and a shoulder injury, Tobias Harris has a knee injury, and Ben Simmons is recovering from an illness. With the #1 seed now something they have to really work for, what are the true panic levels on injuries, seeding and vibes? Also, we talk about starting a team with Ben Simmons, Julius Randle, Brandon Ingram or Tobias Harris, whether the Bucks are title threats, Shake Milton's loser-energy and Sam Presti responds to a question about what the Thunder are doing compared to what the Sixers did.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

The undermanned Sixers came within a Joel Embiid full-court prayer of sending the game to overtime. It should have counted anyway. Matisse Thybulle plays maybe his best defensive game of his career, George Hill looks like a contributor and Shake Milton continues his poor play. Mike continues to rail against availability, Furk hasn't stepped out of bounds in a while and where does Ben Simmons rank among Sixers defensive players.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

If the best availability is not availability, is it actually just ability? And if that's the case, why are Denver fans so angry with Mike? The Sixers beat the Clippers to hold on to first in the East, the MVP race continues to tighten, Embiid and Simmons begin their campaigns for award season, a law school Ricky connection, and a Hofstra student makes a hostage-style video directed at the NBA commissioner.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

The Nets decided they were mostly not taking part in the Eastern Conference clash, and the Sixers took advantage (even though it got hairy). We talk about the game, Embiid's knee brace, Korkmaz and Milton's place in the playoff rotation, the weirdest NBA regular season ever, we rank the Sixers' rivals, talk about the idea of Dwight Howard sympathy, and give Daryl Morey an impossible skill in evaluating draft talent.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Furkan Korkmaz got the call, and answered it against the Thunder, as two-way Furk showed all the tools. We wonder if the Process Sixers ever looked as overmatched as the current Thunder, if Anthony Tolliver will last more than one 10-day, when George Hill might actually play for the Sixers, rivisit Spike's "we are fucked" take about the Celtics in 2018, and Ben Simmons centrism.
 
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:25am EDT

The Sixers swept the Celtics because their team is basically a disgrace (and Joel Embiid looked like himself again). We discuss the game, the five year anniversary of the Sam Hinkie resignation letter, what lineup will close playoff games, the Jrue Holiday contract, and what a shitty disgrace the Celtics are.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:06am EDT

Joel Embiid is back and the Sixers' quest for the #1 seed is back in business. We talk about the big guy's return, Tobias Harris' finishing and reassessing the value of his contract, a plea to NBA Commissioner Dave Silver to restore the sanctity of the game, remember Lou Williams' Easter game winner over the Heat and find out what fish we are.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

The Sixers ended their stretch without Joel Embiid with an unbelievable record of 7-3 after their win over the Cavs. We talk about Embiid's impending return, his chance at winning the MVP, and how they'll integrate him. We discuss about Ben Simmons' struggles, and what can get him back on track, Mike decides on the Joel Embiid Sweet 16 Moments, and we disagree about JJ Redick's trade request story on his podcast. Also, Mike got verified on Twitter, thanks Bob.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:43am EDT

The Sixers Embiidless winning streak came to an end, but Tobias Harris and Danny Green continued their hot shooting and solid play. We discuss that, Doc Rivers' potential playoff rotation stubbornness, Ben Simmons' post All-Star break offense, whether George Hill is in closing lineups, how much LeMarcus Alrdidge helps the Nets, whether B-Ball Paul should play regular minutes and what the NBA will do to stop the blatant tanking going on.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:23am EDT

Another trade deadline is in the books and Daryl Morey did a very normal thing. The Sixers traded for George Hill, didn't trade for Kyle Lowry, and sent out a few second round picks and Tony Bradley in the process. We discuss the Sixers deadline moves and non-moves, the rest of the NBA and how that will work out, and what this all means for B-Ball Paul.

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

Spike and Mike go through the most upvoted questions on the AMA posted on Reddit, and answer a ton of questions both Sixers and non-Sixers related, then hear the full event from Cal State Fullerton's Modern Language and Literatures annual student event where Spike and Mike were Keynote Speakers. The guys talk about their (non podcast) jobs, how language and inclusion has become a focus, and the Ricky community. Thanks to Dr. James Hussar, Nina Crecia, and the students who attended.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Daryl Morey and his friend and famed fiction author Hugh Howey joined us for a 45 minute chat on Twitter Spaces, talking about too many threes in the NBA and how to fix it, how to judge what championship odds a team has, why Mike isn't verified on Twitter and Taylor Swift. It was a good time!

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 10:13pm EDT

Sure, the Sixers blew a 19 point lead against the Bucks, but we'll find a way to make it a moral victory. We talk about the good and the bad of the Bucks loss, the Knicks win, we take our temperature on the trade deadline, an all-star mailbag, and we preview our Twitter Spaces discussion with Daryl Morey and his friend Hugh.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 4:58am EDT

The "Other Guys" on the Sixers dominated again, sending the Spurs to the their worst loss of all time. We joyfully discuss the win, then play "dark side vs. light side" with all of the aspects of the Joel Embiid injury, a shocking new development in the Embiid tattoo saga, whether the NBA should do something to make the league less three-heavy, why Daryl Morey is insisting to talk to us on Twitter Spaces, and do Danny Green and Spike both have old guy young guy hair,.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Without Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons it seemed like we were in for a loss, but we were met with the Tony Bradley Game, The Matisse Thybulle Game, The Dwight Howard Game. We talk about the very nice victory, as well as Tyrese Maxey's struggles to get off the bench. We discuss the one year anniversary of the NBA shut down, whether Mike will get a haircut, if Kyle Lowry will be traded, the prospect of adding Will Barton, what the NBA would look like without a three point line, and which Western Conference team would be the most fun to beat in the Finals.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:40am EDT

At the All-Star break, the Sixers are leading the Eastern Conference, so the grades... are pretty good. We grade every Sixers player who has played meaningful minutes, as well as Doc Rivers and Daryl Morey. We discuss our role in educating the masses on the Ship Of Theseus in Wandvision, the great hacking of B-Ball Paul, some controversy in Mike's fantasy basketball league, and the mailbag includes a listener desperate to get one of the most ridiculous tattoos in history.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:20am EDT

If you close your eyes, you can hear us doing the version of the pod that we'd have done if they lost... but they didn't. A celebration of the first place Sixers and Joel Embiid who go into the All-Star Break first in the conference. Tobias Harris was the closer, and Donovan Mitchell whines his way into the locker room. Spike explains why both Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell are frauds, we discuss how much is too much for Kyle Lowry, and Doc Rivers' last laugh with the all bench lineups.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

The Sixers loss to the Cavs seemed to just be 'one of those games,' but did expose some larger issues for the team. We talk about those issues, Ben Simmons' continued offensive surge, whether the Sixers should consider trading for Kyle Lowry or Victor Oladipo, the comparisons of the current Sixers to the 08-10 Phillies, and what to do about urinal stage fright.
 
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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

Thank goodness that's over. The Sixers split against the Raptors, but looked pretty ugly doing it. We discuss the Raptors defense that wreaked havoc on Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris the finisher, and the welcome return of Shake Milton and the real Furkan Korkmaz. We discuss the importance of Ben Simmons' aggressive play and making the All-Star team, Tobias' snub, whether they should pursue Boogie Cousins, and whether James Harden is now in the MVP race. Finally, an intense Relationship Advice segment and a mailbag.

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

After several other Joel Embiid games, we had The Joel Embiid game, a 50 point masterpiece against the Bulls. We discuss Joel's growth and journey, as Mike slowly devolves into the most typical of Philadelphia fans to describe him. We also discuss Tobias Harris' growth as playmaker and rebounder, the varying perspectives on Danny Green, what Daryl Morey thinks about the Sixers three pointer deficit, and the departure of former Eagles quarterback, Carson Wentz.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:55am EDT

The Sixers ended their three game losing streak as only they can do it, in an ugly win over the Rockets. We discuss performances from Seth Curry, Tyrese Maxey, and Isaiah Joe, while Joel Embiid's worst game of the year went for 30-11-9. We follow up with Joel's back issues, Thybulle's best game, whether Simmons' offense means he can play more minutes at center, two potential guard targets, shitting ice cream, who the next Sixers "snake guy" will be, B Ball Paul in Orlando, and the worst NBA player who could win MVP after curing cancer.

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

The Sixers have lost two straight on the road, and glaring was the production from bench units and their three point deficit. We talk about the reasons for both and whether it's a coaching change, a bench addition or a core change that will remedy them both (along with debating the merits of Devin Booker and DeAndre Ayton). We discuss possibly adding Nemanja Bjelica, a parents themed relationship advice, another round of Jokic vs. Embiid, another MVP discussion, and where you stand when you pee.

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

The Sixers are proving they can win games when they're not at their best, with a suffocating fourth quarter defense. We discuss accepting that this is just how good Embiid is, what will make a successful road trip, whether the Sixers would rather acquire a small ball five or a point guard, whether they can acquire Kyle Lowry, which Sixers player would be the best Valentine, foods from our youth, extreme heat vs. extreme cold, and which NBA team could survive best without its top player.

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

It wasn't the test we were looking forward to, but the Sixers starting lineup moved to 13-0 with a convincing win over the Nets. We discuss Embiid's continued dominance, Simmons'  (maybe) best game so far this season and whether Mike will put any respect on Danny Green's name. We debate a potential ban in the Morey family, and bring on Andrew Unterberger to talk about a column he never wrote that would currently be roasted every minute on the internet, along with whether he'll ever admit he's wrong.

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

The Sixers got caught in a trap game against Portland, and even though they lost, survived a scary fall from Joel Embiid. Even in the forgettable game, Embiid's 25 point 2nd quarter was something to behold. We discuss how the Sixers will guard the Brooklyn Nets, if Tobias Harris is 75% of Bradley Beal, the NBA All-Star voting, and if Embiid's style of scoring by getting to the line can hold up in the playoffs.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:45am EDT

The Dan Burke Revenge Game! January is our month, and the Sixers close it out with a stunning victory led by a 2-3 zone (RIP John Chaney), Furkan Korkmaz and Matisse Thybulle. We discuss whether Joel Embiid is better than Giannis Antetokounmpo, whether the Sixers should trade for JJ Redick, an on-court challenge from two losers, and the science of who picks up the ball after a made basket. Check out our website for the $TOBI shirt on Monday.

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

In a war of MVP leaders and MVP wannabes, the Sixers showed they belonged with the Lakers, and ultimately won on a game winner from Tobias Harris, who we've always believed in. We discuss the big shot, LeBron James' (debated) cheap shot on Joel Embiid, a Spike declaration of war, Ben Simmons coming to play, and the rest of the game. We also discuss "Championship or Bust," the odds of the top eight MVP candidates and who actually can overtake Embiid. We also discuss a stunning trade proposal from an Australian listener.

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

Ben Simmons has woken up. In the 4th quarter against the Celtics, Simmons came alive and kept it going into the Pistons game. We discuss the new and improved Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid's continued, improving and consistent domination, and their comments about each other afterward. Then we dip into the mailbag and compare these Sixers to the Doc Rivers Celtics, share some other roommate stories from listeners, and whether the almost-Harden trade could be an Iverson-almost-trade like moment.

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

Joel Embiid's MVP case grows by the game, as he quietly dominates again on both ends of the court. We discuss the differences in Embiid's game this year compared to previous seasons, the argument for keeping Shake Milton coming off the bench, the directions Ben Simmons' career could go and the Draymond Green comparison, Simmons confirmation bias, who is the smelliest NBA player, and some personal bad roommate stories. 

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

The Sixers are positioned due to contact tracing, but we're talking about Shake Milton's bully-like performance against the Grizzlies, what is up with Ben Simmons on the offensive end, and Mike's never-ending commitment to the development of Matisse Thybulle. Then we bring on Corner Three Newsletter writing, James Harden desiring Alonzo Jones to talk about the Sixers pursuit of a star in the future, Delco vs. South Philly and whether faith in Daryl Morey is still solid. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

The James Harden trade saga is over, and he did not get traded to the Sixers for Ben Simmons. We discuss the trade that didn’t happen (37:22), how we feel that it didn’t happen, the future of the team, Simmons, and trust in Daryl Morey. But first (2:28), we talk about the sweep of Miami, and the amazing performances from Shake Milton, Tyrese Maxey, Joel Embiid and Isaiah Joe. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:48am EDT

While the situation that led up to it was regrettable, Tyrese Maxey's 39 point performance against the Nuggets will live on forever. We talk about Maxey's game, point Danny Green, Isaiah Joe letting them fly, and the NBA protocols that led to a game being played with seven active Sixers. We also go back in time to talk about our 2017 draft takes, whether Simmons could prefer Houston, and when it stopped being embarrassing to admit you met someone online.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:10am EDT

The Sixers lost to the Nets, but we aren’t stressing, talking about good games from Shake Milton and Tyrese Maxey, Joel Embiid’s performance against the Wizards and whether he’s playing too many minutes, whether current Ben Simmons is better than prime Andre Iguodala, we rate the Eagles in-game tank against Washington, and talk about potential trades for Kyle Lowry or Zach LaVine.

** This podcast was recorded before the news of the Sixers positive Coronavirus test for Seth Curry. ** 

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

The Sixers sit alone at the top of the Eastern Conference, with the offense building and the defense humming. We discuss the emergence of Tobias Harris and Mike's necessary apologies, the continued dominance and MVP case for Joel Embiid, the Ben Simmons three and more. We take arguments from Army members and PhD holders in the Tank vs. Babies debate, get a read on Mike's Harden Trade Monitor (and if Harden would stay in Houston), and some important relationship advice. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:28am EDT

Positive pod! Joel Embiid is playing as well as he ever has, and Tobias Harris had a game worthy of getting his $10 million back from Shake Milton, and somehow got a win over the Raptors at home. We talk about the win, and Simmons' troubles around the win. We reveal the winners the of The Ricky Best of 2020, discuss AU's best 76 Sixers Moments of the year, and the one of the biggest debates in Ricky history: Who would win in a fight, a tank or one billion babies. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

A Joel Embiidless, sloppy loss to the Cavs notwithstanding, the Sixers have looked in a lot of ways like the team of the last couple of years. We talk about the bright spots in Shake Milton, and Tyrese Maxey, Tobias Harris waking up, Joel Embiid being the best player on the team on both offense and defense, the development of Ben Simmons, and if we'll spend all year wondering if a James Harden trade is happening. We also discuss the categories for the Ricky Best Of 2020 (vote here), dip into Bryan Colangelo Relationship Advice, and who might be the Frosty Freeze Out guy this year.

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

Would it be the start of a new Sixers season without a win that made us feel bad for a good portion of it? We discuss the continued great play from Shake Milton and Tyrese Maxey, the huge second half from Joel Embiid, moving Shake into the startling lineup, an unfortunate amount of Tobias Harris slander, and ben Simmons' uneven game. We also discuss the latest in the James Harden fiasco, and what other options the Sixers have. Also: Sixers documentaries, The Soft Shit Award, and is ugly... better?

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

We begin our eighth season of pods about the Sixers (kind of) with predictions for how we think the season will go, over under bets for the entire season (some serious, some not so serious), and a draft of Bold Predictions as Andrew Unterberger joins us to score how bold they actually are. We also update feelings on what's going on with a James Harden trade for Ben Simmons. 

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

The Sixers... are back! They opened their mini-preseason against the Celtics, and we will count this victory. We talk about Shake Milton's big game, whether Tobias Harris looked any more decisive, if Ben Simmons looks all the way back from injury, as well as the additions, Seth Curry, Danny Green, Tyrese Maxey and more. We also do some insane readings from Sam Hinkie's new website, check in on Sixers Adam's first day as a credentialed Ricky member, and a disturbing sitting while wiping story.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:15am EDT

James Harden to Philadelphia rumors get stronger, and we speculate on how it will affect Ben Simmons, what the trade reaction would ultimately be like if it happens, and how tempting a Tyler Herro offer to Houston would be. We discuss the eight most non-Harden questions that will determine the Sixers season, Doc Rivers' continued public feud with Paul George, Kyrie Irving's most recent comments, and Harden being ranked 9th in the ESPN NBA Top 100.

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

The James Harden trade rumors continue, and keep involving the Sixers. We talk about the rumors, and what the situation means about Harden and the league. We discuss the ESPN Top 100 NBA players and where current and former Sixers fall on the list. And Danny Green is the first one to ever think Ben Simmons might want to shoot threes. We also give out the first ever By Nature Pet Food Soft Shit Award. 

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

Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid both spoke for the first time this year, and talked about the offense, accountability and their new surroundings. We discuss them both along with Simmons' canceled media appearance. We go over the first half of the Sixers schedule, and discuss the Kyrie Irving comments about refusing to do media availability.

Tell us your favorite music of 2020! The Carl Landry Record club is looking for it. Submit here. 

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Simmons and Embiid The Roomates, The Schedule and Home Court, Accountability Cops

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT

The Sixers had their first individual workouts. We discuss what quotes were truth, and which ones were lies. We talk about the dysfunction in Los Angeles with Rivers' Clippers team, and what can be learned from it in Philadelphia. Also discussed are the Sixers absence from Christmas and maybe they shouldn't be televised at all, Wall for Westbrook, and people listening to the pod too much as proven in their Spotify year-end wrap-ups. 

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

The Sixers continue their offseason love letter to Joel Embiid by signing Justin Anderson. We talk about the Sixers roster and what could happen with the final spot. Then we go around the Eastern Conference to talk about whether each team is better or worse after their offseason moves. Finally, we dip into the mailbag, and present a potential Twitter verification of Sixers Adam before Mike.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:25am EDT

We had big plans for Zhaire Smith... they didn't work out. We talk about the career and trade of Zhaire Smith, and whether the Sixers did the right thing by moving on in a trade for Tony Bradley. We discuss a possible trade for former Sixers Lou Williams. And we talk to Sixers and Liberty Ballers blog O.G. Dave Rueter (@wheresbenrivera) about his new book Sixers Odyssey: Exploring The Forgotten Players Of 76ers Yesteryear. It's very funny, and will bring back many memories. Buy Dave's book here

The Black Friday t-shirt sale is... Friday. 25% all shirts, including all four new designs. It will be live at midnight Thursday night at this location

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Daryl Morey tests our faith immediately by signing a player almost nobody likes, but seems like a good deal, Dwight Howard. We talk about the Howard signing, the rest of free agency, who will start for the Sixers, and the one-year anniversary of the Ben Simmons three pointer. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:45am EDT

What a draft day! Seems like old times. Al Horford and Josh Richardson are gone, Danny Green and Seth Curry are here, and the Sixers add Tyrese Maxey, Isaiah Joe, and Paul Reed in the draft. We discuss all of the moves, and the fact that because of Daryl Morey, the Sixers are interesting once again.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:51am EDT

The NBA Draft is Wednesday, and we've got Spike's YouTube Big Board, Mike O'Connor's Sixers-Centric Big Board, and Mike's 33 player Big Board. We also talk about the NBA trade moratorium being lifted Monday along with some Sixers trade predictions. 

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

The new Sixers uniforms were supposedly designed in-part by Ben Simmons, feature boathouse row, and a 'hidden' TTP. We talk about whether they're bad or not, and if the Sixers should show up to our homes with trucks of money. We discuss the Westbrook and Harden rumors, then are joined by The Athletic's Sam Vecenie to preview the draft from a Sixers and Morey perspective, the top of the draft and LaMelo Ball, and what this weird year will do to the draft. Also, happy birthday Abbie!

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

The very first Ricky spinoff podcast is a music podcast called The Carl Landry Record Club, hosted by Spike and Mutlu (aka Tommy From Down The Shore). The CLRC is a way to discover music that all of us love that might not be suggested to us by Apple or Spotify algorithms. We'll have great guests and want your album suggestions. The first episode is live, and there is an entirely different feed for it (this is the last time this will show up here). You can subscribe on Apple here you can subscribe on Spotify here, you can find the RSS feed here.

Or you can just search "Carl Landry Record Club" wherever you get your podcasts. 

Our theme music is by the awesome Philadelphia electric music duo, Marian Hill. You can find them on all music streaming services. 

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

Jrue Holiday is available to trade for, we discuss whether the Sixers can make it happen and how he would fit. We talk about the Sixers new Iverson era retro jerseys set to be announced, the NBA's restart, we talk about the special limited edition Ricky Stateside Vodka bottle for the draft, and whether Jake Tapper should have said the name. Finally, we have our friend Mutlu aka Tommy From Down The Shore to introduce our new spinoff pod, the Carl Landry Record Club, a music pod from The Ricky. Subscribe now!

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:05am EDT

Now that it's had some time to think in, we give our thoughts on how Daryl Morey will proceed in his first year as President of Basketball Operations for the Sixers. How close does he think they are to being a title contender? We discuss Sam Hinkie's appearance with Pablo Torre on ESPN Daily, and his thoughts on Simmons, how much time it will take Morey, and his potential NBA return. We also discuss disposable napkins, trading for Victor Oladipo, and whether Morey counts as an original piece of the Ship Of Theseus (Process edition).

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:35am EDT

Daryl Morey! We complain and whine that the team should do a lot of things but we didn't expect this one. We discuss the Sixers impending hire of Process Godfather Daryl Morey to run the team, when it may have happened, what he knew, what he might do, and if we are to take credit for it (sorry, it's still us). We also discuss the hiring of Dan Burke and Sam Cassell. Listen to our interview with Morey from August right here

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:38am EDT

They just won't give us a break. The NBA is looking to return before Christmas, putting the draft and free agency into a very small window, and forcing the Sixers upon us again in 2020. We talk about the plan to restart and who it benefits, this year's edition of the official Enemies Of The Process rankings, Jameer Nelson's hiring, the ridiculous CNBC article about the Sixers, and most importantly, how late do people actually stay up?

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

This is a good one. Jerome Allen grew up in North Philly, went to the Episcopal Academy, starred at Penn, played over a decade in the NBA and Europe, and later became head coach at Penn and is now an assistant coach for the Boston Celtics. Allen's new book When The Alphabet Comes talks about his life, and self examination after being charged in the Varsity Blues college admission scandal. We had an awesome talk with Jerome about Brad Stevens, Simmons and Embiid, Nick Foles, God Shammgod stealing his move and his book. 

Get Jerome's book at whenthealphabetcomes.com or any online retailer. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:23am EDT

In are Peter Dinwiddie and Prosper Karangwa to the Sixers front office, out are the Hinkie guys, moved to the back closet are Alex Rucker and Ned Cohen, and sitting at home having never been called is Daryl Morey. We talk about the Sixers insistence on not bringing in a real executive, discuss the hirings of Dinwiddie and Karangwa, read passages from Scott O'Neil's 2005 book about the rat race, dissect a trade for each Sixers player, and once again give great (??) relationship advice. 

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

Ryan McDonough worked in the Celtics front office with Danny Ainge and Doc Rivers, and then as Suns GM traded Zhaire Smith to the Sixers for Mikal Bridges and a first round pick. We talk to McDonough about Rivers and the trade, how a GM works with ownership, transitioning from the front office to media and more. We also discuss Sixers Director of Scouting Phil Jabour leaving, Dave Joerger potentially joining the coaching staff, and ANOTHER book?

Follow Ryan on Twitter @McDNBA, and listen to Ryan on Scal and Pals on the Radio.com app or wherever you get your podcasts.

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

Before we get to tons of questions from our Ask Me Anything that was posted on Reddit, we check in with Lakers fans with Mike. Are they worried? Can LeBron come through? Are their neighbors complaining? We quickly discuss Mike O'Connor's Top 12 Overrated Foods list, and then get into the AMA, which includes a heated debate about Jimmy Butler, and the sports take economy.

We're sending our love to Joel Embiid and Anne De Paula, who lost their loving dog Klaus this week. We also send our love to Jaron "The Chef" Olevsky and his family who lost their dog Cedar this week. Rest In Peace. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:29am EDT

BIG NEWS! The Sixers are interviewing people for an executive position in the front office underneath Elton Brand. Does this mean an intern? Does it mean they will be physically under a giant Elton Brand chair? We talk about Doc Rivers' intro press conference, and what say he'll have over personnel. We discuss the falling NBA ratings, a rousing episode of relationship advice, and a listener whose life was changed forever. We also briefly discuss calling Doc Rivers, "Glenn."

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 9:40pm EDT

Doc Rivers is officially the head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, and we go over the pluses and minuses of the hire, Embiid and Simmons reactions, and what is next. We dive deep into the mailbag to discuss the facts and fiction of Ben Simmons, proof of aliens vs. discovering the source of Burnergate, the ideal thermostat temperature and what makes us qualified to do this podcast. Also: what's Mike going for with his hair and is Spike an anti-vaxer?

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:15am EDT

With Doc Rivers in town to have an awkward dinner with Josh Harris and David Blitzer, it seems like he'll be the next Sixers coach. We talk about personnel control and what Rivers would bring to the team. We talk about Jimmy Butler in the NBA Finals, and give our predictions for the Bubble Finals. Finally, we bring on comedy writer Doug Mand (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, How I Met Your Mother, Doodie Calls), to settle the standing vs. sitting debate once and for all.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:29am EDT

The Sixers still have not made meaningful changes in the front office. We discuss what we do if they don't, the hilarious Mike D'Antoni and James Harden rumors (why not!), Joel Embiid becoming a dad and the amazing World War III of takes if he had left during the Eastern Conference Finals (why not!), why basketball has been better in the bubble, the Phillies, and the standing vs. sitting wiping debate rages on. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:08am EDT

Ranking Joel Embiid vs. Nikola Jokic and Anthony Davis, talking about Scott O'Neil's upcoming ridiculous book, Mike's quest for Twitter verification, what Mike D'Antoni's hire would mean for the roster, where Ben Simmons ranks among the best under-25 players in the NBA, the continuation of the standing vs. sitting wiping debate, and Tony T and Tommy from Down The Shore announce the finalists for the autographed Embiid Ones. Vote for your favorite at rightstorickysanchez.com/embiid

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

Jimmy Butler tormenting Sixers fans every other day in the Eastern Conference Finals. We discuss what we can learn from the Butler time in Philly, and whether we should move on (LOL, move on!). We disparage Sixers ownership for not caring about the team, Alyssa The Lakers Fan from the Table Flipping Podcast joins us to talk about success in the fake NBA playoffs, and we discuss what Mike D'Antoni would mean for Simmons and Embiid. "I don't think it's good business when all of your rival teams think you're a fuckin joke."

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:45am EDT

Once again, the CEO of the Sixers is in the crosshairs of the podcast, Spike gets his comeuppance as every team he's ever made fun of is in the NBA Conference Finals, we discuss Mike D'Antoni as the "lead candidate" for the head coaching job, new Sixers arena locations, a stunning relationship advice segment that involves bowling, having two favorite teams, and the reality of standing wiping.

Enter to win an autographed pair of Under Armour Embiid Ones by midnight on Friday at this rightstorickysanchez.com/embiid.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:17am EDT

In the ultimate comeuppance, the Celtics will meet the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. We discuss who we'll be cheering for, who will shame the Sixers the most, and our picks for this ECF of nightmares. We talk about the prospect of running back basically the entire 2020 roster to keep the Sixers from fucking it up worse, trading for Terry Rozier, who Ben Simmons will shoot for. and who was really worse, Jahlil Okafor or Shawn Bradley. Wow this is dark.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:50am EDT

After all the pain they’ve caused, we all win a round against the Sixers owners, as their arena plans get denied. Mike theorizes that this is one of the darkest Sixers times in modern history, we discuss Jimmy Butler’s success, Spike’s deleted tweets, the rumor about Billy Donovan and the Sixers, whether Embiid and Simmons are actually Top 15 players, and what you’d say to Adam Silver if you saw him on vacation.

We’re also giving away a pair of autographed Under Armor Embiid 1s in Joel’s size. Just go to rightstorickysanchez.com/embiid by September 18th and tell us in 100 words or less what the Process means to you.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:19am EDT

An enormous conflict within the hosts on the only Rockets podcast, the Rights To Ricky Sanchez. We talk about Rockets vs. Lakers, which Rockets players would make the Sixers contenders, size vs. toughness, the collapse of the Bucks and what it means about the Sixers, the idea of trading for Chris Paul, a very heavy relationship advice question and a deep dive into the Lorenzo Brown mailbag.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 9:30am EDT

"This is not Josh Harris' playground," Philadelphia City Councilperson Helen Gym told us. We discussed the proposed new Sixers arena that Josh Harris and David Blitzer are trying to get tax payers to pay for, and why they should buy it themselves with Helen. Mike tries to get a specific member of the front office fired, and we discuss Jay Wright shooting down the Sixers and Jimmy Butler's public love letter to Joel Embiid.

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:45am EDT

Never missing a chance for perfect timing, it was revealed this week that the Sixers are asking to use public funding to help build a new arena in Philadelphia. We discuss the outrageous idea, and how and why they want it to happen. We talk about the names that have been floated as Sixers coach, while we wait for front office upheaval. Finally, we discuss the NBA's strike, the responsibility of athletes, and clean out the Lorenzo Brown Mailbag. 

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

Josh Harris said he was going to do a deep dive into what went wrong with the Sixers and change it. Elton Brand, who is apparently not one of those things, gave some hints as to what might change. We talked about Brand's comments, the three key people he'll make decisions on (aside from the coach), and the constant ass backwards way the team decides things. We say farewell to Brett Brown, and Thea Gallagher, Sixers fan, Ricky person, clinical psychologist, assistant professor at Penn, and Director of the outpatient clinic at The Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety joins us to tell you how to get through the pain of being a Sixers fan.

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

The Sixers fired Brett Brown on 4:59pm, August 24th, 2020. Brett was a good coach and a great guy and went through all of this with us. We'll have a full reaction podcast on the 25th, but we wanted to post our interviews with Brett. The first is from April of 2015, the second from Live Ricky IV, when he was inducted into the Process Hall Of Fame, in September 2019. 

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Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:03pm EDT

The Sixers were swept in the first round by the Celtics, and the team thinks it can get away with just changing the coach. Nope! We explain why everybody gotta go. Alonzo Jones of the Corner Three Newsletter joins us to join in the fun. Thanks for listening Celtics fans! Fuck off!

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Direct download: RTRS_082320.mp3
Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:50am EDT

We just tried to have some fun on this one. At least they didn't quit? Maybe? The Sixers were in the game, but go down 3-0 to the Celtics in their first round playoff series. Mike continues to do the podcast in darkness, and now lays out how dumb he thinks everyone is. For the second half of the podcast, we surprise Mike with a special appearance from Andrew Sharp of Greatest Of All Talk (which you have to pay for). Sixers Adam had to cancel so the Sharp surprise both delighted and infuriated Mike.

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Direct download: RTRS_082120.mp3
Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 11:20am EDT

Mike has finally broken. Doing the show in the dark, probably naked, Mike questions how we got here, and why we're still here, after an embarrassing blowout loss to the Celtics to go down 2-0 in their first round series. Then Andrew Unterberger joins us, who cannot see Mike, as he is sitting in the dark. Enjoy this one, Celtics fans. Fuck you guys.

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Direct download: RTRS_081920_New_Mix.mp3
Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Joel Embiid came out dominating, the Sixers came out hitting shots, but couldn't hold on to the ball, and were unable to take advantage. The Sixers were unable to get the ball to Embiid down the stretch, Alec Burks was their go-to guy, and Jayson Tatum had a great third quarter as the Sixers went down 1-0 to the Celtics. We discuss the game, and Mike O'Connor joins us to talk adjustments, the development of Tatum/Brown vs. Embiid/Simmons, and the most controversial tweet of 2020.

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Direct download: RTRS_081720.mp3
Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:32am EDT

Once again, the Sixers will meet the Celtics in the playoffs. We go through the matchups, discuss how the team will once again torture us, and give our predictions. ESPN's Zach Lowe joins us (finally) to talk about the Sixers team, how we got here, what could happen in the future, and the Celtics series. We also discuss how Zach does his job, and whether he can handle more than one beer. 

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Direct download: RTRS_081520.mp3
Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

The Sixers locked up the six-seed and a first round matchup against the coaching-for-his-job Brad Stevens and the Boston Celtics. We talk about the takeaways from the Suns and Raptors games, including improved play from Horford, Richardson and Harris. We discuss Joel Embiid's appearance on the JJ Redick podcast, and give a live celebration as the Thunder lock up a victory that gives their 2020 first round pick to the Sixers.

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Direct download: RTRS_081220.mp3
Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:26am EDT

Ben Simmons is likely out for the rest of the season, Joel Embiid left the Portland game with an ankle injury, so Josh Richardson had the best game of his life. We discuss how the team might operate with Simmons out and what their ceiling is, how they got into this situation, what non-Sixers teams we'd want to win the championship, Stan Van Gundy as Sixers coach, and some hockey guy.

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Direct download: RTRS_081020.mp3
Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 5:40am EDT

Joel Embiid looks great, Shake Milton hit a game-winner, but we are somehow agonized by watching all three Sixers games since the return. We discuss the positives and negatives. Then The Ringer's Dan Devine, John Gonzalez, and Haley O'Shaughnessy, formerly known as Heat Check, join us to talk Sixers, Raptors, Philly fans, The Bubble, and who they would secret ban. 

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Direct download: RTRS_080520.mp3
Category:Time's Yours -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

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