Jimmy Butler's first game in a Sixers uniform was a reminder that he alone cannot transform them into a contender. A look at where they can still improve.
Markelle Fultz insists he does not have the yips. The video of his free throw attempt against the Heat on Monday night suggests otherwise.
In their worst loss in Doug Pederson's tenure as head coach, the Eagles looked lost, disheveled, confused. Can the season be saved?
Offering a historic contract to Bryce Harper and/or Manny Machado? Not a tough decision. But the Phillies need to consider other ways to add talent.
After a win over the Hawks, Brett Brown acknowledged that Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz look like different players when playing apart.
The most important acquisition of the Phillies offseason may have already happened. In an increasingly egalitarian baseball economy, the perennial contenders are those who are able to find and refine talent on the ground floor.
The early returns have not been good. But there is a reason the Sixers keep running Fultz out there.
Markelle Fultz passed up open shot after open shot. But he did not lose the crowd. And, in the fourth quarter, he heeded their call.
After 21 minutes in the first half and three in the second, Markelle Fultz's starting debut offered little clarity on his eventual role.
The Celtics have Hayward and Irving back. The Raptors added Leonard. For the Sixers to take the next step and knock off one of those two teams, they'll need big improvement.
Sixers are counting on Mike Muscala and Wilson Chandler to replace Ersan Ilyasova and Marco Belinelli, but injuries could put a greater importance on Markelle Fultz and T.J. McConnell.
Heading into the night, there was little doubt that the Eagles were the best team in the NFC East. By the end of it, there was even less.