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Sixers Beat: a Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Podcast

The Athletic

The Athletic's 76ers reporters, Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann, get together to talk about the always interesting Philadelphia 76ers, bringing you insider access from the team you love. Have something you want them to discuss on-air? Send them an email to onair@sixersbeat.com or contact them on twitter (@DerekBodnerNBA, @Rich_Hofmann)

The Athletic's 76ers reporters, Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann, get together to talk about the always interesting Philadelphia 76ers, bringing you insider access from the team you love. Have something you want them to discuss on-air? Send them an email to onair@sixersbeat.com or contact them on twitter (@DerekBodnerNBA, @Rich_Hofmann)

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The Athletic's 76ers reporters, Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann, get together to talk about the always interesting Philadelphia 76ers, bringing you insider access from the team you love. Have something you want them to discuss on-air? Send them an email to onair@sixersbeat.com or contact them on twitter (@DerekBodnerNBA, @Rich_Hofmann)

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English


Episodes

Sixers vs. Hawks Game 3 Preview

6/10/2021
As the series heads to Atlanta, the Sixers find themselves tied with the Hawks at 1 game each. The Sixers' Game 2 adjustments seemed to slow down Trae Young, but will Atlanta has an answer in Game 3? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:50

Sixers vs. Hawks: Second Round Preview

6/5/2021
Derek and Rich preview the Sixers second-round series against the Atlanta Hawks, going over the keys to defending Trae Young, how they can survive if Joel Embiid misses time because of his torn meniscus, and more keys to the series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:10

Sixers advance to the second round

6/3/2021
The Sixers beat the Wizards to advance to the second round, where they'll meet Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks. But Joel Embiid has a slight tear in the meniscus of his right knee and is considered day-to-day. What's the concern level over the injury, and do the Sixers have a chance if Embiid misses time? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:15

A dominant Game 3 win

5/30/2021
Derek and Rich talk about the Sixers' dominant 132-103 win over the Washington Wizards to take a 3-0 series lead, about what to look for as the Sixers look to close out the series, and then take a brief look ahead to what the rest of the playoff run might have in store for the Sixers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:25

Philly makes it look easy in Game 2

5/28/2021
Derek and Rich briefly discuss what they saw in the Sixers' Game 2 win, then bring on Fred Katz to give perspective from the other side, discussing what he's seen in the series so far, and what the key adjustments are if the Wizards are going to make the series competitive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:51

76ers take Game 1 against the Wizards

5/23/2021
Derek and Rich break down the Sixers 125-118 win over the Wizards in Game 1 of their playoff series, going over what went right, what they'll need to clean up for Game 2, and what will be key for a long playoff run. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:24

Sixers vs. Wizards: First Round Preview

5/22/2021
Derek and Rich preview the Sixers first round playoff series against the Washignton Wizards, going over how the Sixers should defend Beal and Westbrook, why Joel Embiid is too good for the Wizards, and what to watch out for that could swing the series, before finally providing their predictions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:12

Sixers clinch the top seed in the East

5/15/2021
The Sixers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Derek and Rich reflect on the accomplishment, go over what games to pay attention to this weekend which will determine playoff matchups, and list their biggest surprises of the regular season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:58

Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Small Business Story | Part 3 of 3

5/15/2021
Part Three of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann continue on about the company’s expansion into the U.K., how the team got through the shutdown of sports and challenges that lay ahead. Writers, Marcus Thompson, Anthony Slater, Zach Harper and David Aldridge give their thoughts on that process as well. For the complete lineup of episodes, visit...

Duration:00:21:16

Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Small Business Story | Part 2 of 3

5/15/2021
Part Two of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann continue on about the company’s first steps into the marketplace. The challenges they met selling this idea to investors, and journalists they were trying to recruit, specifically with the expansion into the Bay Area. Writers, Marcus Thompson and Anthony Slater give their thoughts on that process as well. For the complete...

Duration:00:16:04

Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Small Business Story | Part 1 of 3

5/15/2021
Part One of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode we hear from The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann about how they met, how an idea for better sports coverage materialized into a significant media player in the sports landscape and the spirit at the heart of The Athletic’s culture. For the complete lineup of episodes, visit delltechnologiespodference.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:16:49

Sixers are close to securing the top seed

5/12/2021
The Sixers stumbled down the stretch against the Pacers and blew a winnable game, ending their eight-game winning streak. Still, they need just one win over their final three games to secure the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:37

How the NBA's tanking era changed the league forever

5/8/2021
Derek and Rich talk to Jake Fischer, author of Built To Lose: How the NBA's tanking era changed the league forever, going over what he uncovered about Sam Hinkie, The Process, and one of the most pivotal eras in franchise history. Buy 'Built to Lose: How the NBA’s Tanking Era Changed the League Forever' - https://www.amazon.com/Built-Lose-Tanking-Changed-Forever/dp/1629378712/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Built+to+Lose&qid=1620502299&sr=8-1 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:07:01

Philly's 6-game winning streak

5/7/2021
Derek and Rich discuss the state of the Sixers after their 6-game winning streak, including what you can take away from the wins, where they stand in the chase for the East's #1 seed, and what to look for over this final stretch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:56

How would the Sixers defend the Nets?

5/2/2021
Rich and Derek dive back into the listener mailbag, debating who would defend the Nets big 3 in a playoff matchup, who will close games for the Sixers in the playoffs, what Furkan Korkmaz's next contract could look like, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:56

Potential first-round matchups

4/30/2021
Which team could potentially give the Sixers the most trouble in the first round of the playoffs? Derek and Rich rank the potential first-round matchups from easiest to toughest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:19

A struggling week for Philly

4/25/2021
Derek and Rich start the pod off by talking you off the ledge after the Sixers' 0-4 week, then dive into the listener mailbag to discuss what the rotations might look like when the playoffs start. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:04

How can the Sixers get back on track?

4/23/2021
The Sixers have lost 3 in a row, are battling injuries, and are now in a fight for the top seed in the East with both Brooklyn and Milwaukee. What will it take to get back on track? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:48

What is driving Joel Embiid?

4/18/2021
Derek empties out the listener mailbag, diving in on what Doc Rivers' playoff rotations might look like, what's driving Joel Embiid's effectiveness from midrange, and a Tony Wroten vs JaKarr Sampson debate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:23

Sixers have their eyes on first place

4/15/2021
The Sixers beat the Nets on Wednesday night and won the season series 2-1, putting them in prime position to take the top spot in the Eastern Conference. What we can take away from the performance as we look ahead to a potential playoff matchup between the teams? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:32