With All Eyes on Okafor, Others Fight for Roster Spots

BY CONNOR McGLYNNPhiladelphia 76ers assistant-turned-summer-league-head-coach Billy Lange said from the beginning of team practices in late June that his team’s performance would not be judged on wins and loses. Rather, the two-year NBA coach is using the time to make sure his group of new players develop their skills and adjust to life in the Association. With that in mind, unless you like to watch grown men throwing up airballs and playing as recklessly as elementary school kids, chances are you haven’t watched any summer league action, or any Sixers basketball in the past two seasons for that matter. It’s OK. You’re covered. Continue reading

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Ron Roberts Gives Sixers Fans More Reasons to Watch the Summer League

BY JUSTIN RUSSELL – Ronald Roberts Jr.’s biggest individual achievement this year was being named to the third team all-Atlantic 10. When you try to find the roster for this team online, well, I’ll spare you the Google, you can’t. South Jersey’s own big man with a 42″ vertical has played out of the national spotlight his entire collegiate career, but Sixers fans are starting to take notice of the man with the pogo sticks in his legs. Continue reading