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  1. The Ignored Evolution of the Sixers

    Zach Lowe

    Every think piece on the Sixers' tanking binge anxiously mentions how Philly's players could absorb "losing habits" as they trudge through the season as permanent underdogs. No one seems to know exactly what &ldqu...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Searching for Balance: The NBA’s Lopsided Conference Proble...

    Zach Lowe

    It's time for the NBA to take a serious look at scrapping the East-West conference system, and several league sources say that discussion is now happening in some infant stage. The schedule, both its makeup and length, represents the heavie...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  3. The Tiers of the NBA: Ranking the Teams From Top to Bottom

    Zach Lowe

    It's that time again. I hope you spent the weekend and Monday night hugging your loved ones, sipping nice wines, renting the movies that have been languishing on your personal backlog, and savoring the fleeting touch of the autumn sunshine...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  4. 33 Crazy Predictions for the NBA Season

    Zach Lowe

    Kevin Durant's injury is the latest reminder that preseason predictions are folly. Too many unknowns will emerge between now and June -- injuries, ownership changes, firings, inexplicable slumps, and X-rated Twitter escapades. Prediction...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  5. K.J. McDaniels and How the NBA Dumps the Forgotten Lower Class

    Zach Lowe

    The funky new contract K.J. McDaniels signed with the Sixers this week makes it official: We just finished the summer of weird NBA contract doings, with minutiae like trigger dates, guaranteed amounts, and wink-wink draft deals getting some limelight...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  6. The Definitive NBA Court Design Power Rankings

    Zach Lowe

    Welcome to what might become an annual tradition in these parts: using the doldrums of August and September to evaluate one of those bits of style that define the sensory experience of the NBA. When you're living and breathing the league, e...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  7. Kyle Korver: An Offense Unto Himself

    Zach Lowe

    As the second round of the 2003 draft puttered along, the Nets watched as teams ahead of them plucked every player in which New Jersey had interest. The team, fresh off an Atlantic Division win and an appearance in the NBA Finals, was so low on cash,...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  8. Draft Night Redux: Nuggets, Sixers Set Their Plans in Motion

    Zach Lowe

    The madness of free agency is nearly upon us, and the NBA world is rightfully focused on the possibility that superstar free agents might jump to rival teams poised to chase the 2015 championship. But not every team can get into those lofty conver...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  9. Doug Collins's Meltdown and the Sixers' Unraveling Season

    Zach Lowe

    A lost season hit its low point last night in Philadelphia, when an Orlando team that is now 4-28 in its last 32 games blew out the Sixers, resulting in a postgame borderline meltdown from Doug Collins. Over an excruciating 10 minutes, Collins did th...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  10. What if the Sixers didn't trade for Andrew Bynum?

    Zach Lowe

    Was the Sixers' trade for the injured big man worth it? Plus, the most hideous jerseys in the league, the Kings' hipster forward, and the downside of Damian Lillard.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  11. Stray Shots: The DeMar DeRozan Bad Contract Extension Edition

    Zach Lowe

    DeMar DeRozan The rookie deal non-max extension is one of the least efficient/riskiest contracts in the NBA. It comes when a player is still very young, at a stage when it's possible to believe he might advance more in the next 12 months than he d...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  12. A World Without Andrew: What the Sixers Will Do Without Bynum

    Zach Lowe

    Well, it's a good thing the Sixers have four center types on their roster and entered last offseason with the goal of handing the reins to Jrue Holiday and Evan Turner. Those guys may get more scoring responsibility than even their biggest supporters...

    Blog | October 24, 2012