Joel Embiid was great in the three overtime loss to the Thunder, but played 49 minutes, and 88 minutes in the last two games with a sore back. Is this too much? Would you trade for Paul George knowing he's a free agent? ESPN did a whole day on the Sixers and din't say the name, some Bryan Colangelo Relationship advice and Around The League with Ish Smith.
Amazing news, the first 200 people into Friday night's live Ricky, We Were Right Before Christmas, will get the incredible Allen Iverson...
The losing streak is over! Somehow, the Sixers find a way to get it done in Minnesota. We talk about Embiid's performance, and the feature written about him by ESPN. We discuss ESPN Sixers Day, and dive into the mailbag to discuss a potential sneaker war on the team. We also argue about Bryan Colangelo's moves so far.
Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram met again, and Ingram got the better of it this time. How does that matchup look moving forward? We look at what went wrong in the home losses this week, and a rousing mailbag including a potential fistfight with Joel Embiid and TJ McConnell.
Another thanks to Run The Jewels for agreeing to allow us to use the song "Legend Has It" as our new intro song. Listen to their music, buy their stuff and let them send you push notifications.
It's been 300 days since Mike ended the podcast correctly. All it took was Trevor Booker, a second round pick, and Nik Stauskas to get it done. We react to the life and times of Jahlil Okafor the SIxer, and bid a fond farewell to the living pick swap, Nik Stauskas.
There has also been an update on Markelle Fultz.
We also welcome brand new intro music to the podcast, give a big welcome to our friends (maybe one day) in...
It might seem a little excessive to do awards, grades, and predictions at the quarter-season mark of an NBA season, but to us it seems perfectly reasonable. We'll grade out all of the Sixers players, coach, and GM, as well as give out some normal, and some strange awards.
We announced this week that The Ringer's Chris Ryan will join us on stage at We Were Right Before Christmas on December 22nd, and BGN Radio announced that Larry "He's Our Baby" Poff will join them on stage. It's really...
Hack-A-Simmons? InBentional Fouls? Whatever we're calling it, it happened against the Wizards and there was a big argument about it. We discuss that, Embiid's defensive dominance, and Adam Silver the Snake. We also announce our first special guest for We Were Right Before Christmas, tickets available on our website! They are $18 until the day of the show, when they become $20.
Thanksgiving has passed, so has Black Friday, so we kick off Super Saturday by rehashing the LeBron to the Sixers story, worrying a touch about Ben Simmons' elbow, discussing the two comfortable wins over Portland and Utah, open up the Lorenzo Brown mailbag, and who would win in a one-possession battle, TJ or TJ?
The second Live Ricky is happening on December 22nd at Underground Arts with our friends in BGN Radio. We have some special guests planned and we're looking forward to partying...
This is just a short note to let you know about a very special announcement, the second live Rights To Ricky Sanchez. It's taking place on December 22nd, and all of the great information is in this podcast or on our website rightstorickysanchez.com. A new full podcast is coming on Saturday.
A lot to cover on this week's podcast! We've got a Robert Covington extension (victory for The Process), a Joel Embiid explosion (victory for The Process), a half-assed admittance of being wrong by Bill Simmons, and we discuss the tale of two halves that was Saturday night's Warriors game.
We also introduce some new segments named for former Sixers.
In honor of Joel Embiid's performance against the Lakers, Ben Simmons' trascendence, and Robert Covington's contract, we're reporting our October 3rd, 2013 interview with Sam Hinkie. We were all so young and innocent. We'll be back this weekend!
Sacramento, home of Sam Hinkie's greatest swindle, is where the current Sixers win streak ends. We talk about the Utah and Sacramento games, the torturous interview with Jerry Colangelo, Joel Embiid's load management, Markelle Fultz's left handed jumpers, and our baby, Robert Covington (he's our baby).
The Sixers beat the Mavericks. Then they beat the Rockets. Then they beat the Hawks. THEN THEY BEAT THE PACERS! What is going on?! It's possible the Sixers are too good, and it's here to stay. We talk about the amazing play of both Simmons and Embiid, the growth of Robert Covington, the new starting lineup, and of course, TJ McConnell. We also dive into the never ending Jahlil Okafor fiasco.
Everything has been awfully serious and sometimes depressing over the last week, so we decided to lighten the mood with an all-mailbag Ricky. We picked creative questions. We'll talk about getting into a hot tub with Sixers, all-time spin moves, seeing John Gonzalez naked, some Jigsaws for Mike, running over Lou Bega, and more.
If we didn't get to your question, we will next time! Or the next time! We will do more of these.
Just as we all predicted, the Sixers had a lead in the fourth quarter and lost to the Rockets. Are we at the point yet where we can start being mad at losses like this? We discuss the TJ McConnell game, the performance of the young stars Simmons and Embiid, and Brett Brown's coaching decisions down the stretch.
We also discuss the most Sixers controversy of all-time, the Markelle Fultz injury-non-injury-what's-wrong-with-his-shot fiasco.
Playoffs! Five seed! 45 wins! The Sixers start 0-3 against the Wizards, Celtics and Raptors and nobody is happy (especially the new people!). We go through the games and tell you exactly how much you should be panicking.
We discuss the Markelle Fultz situation and how to fix it, the play of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, and if this is, in fact, the moment.
They came, they saw, they played basketball. We discuss the Sixers opening night loss to the Wizards with an old school Sleepy Mike.
Thanks to everyone who came out to hang with Spike and Marks at XFINITY Live!
Remember, Bus The Process III is on sale now. Reserve your spot before we fill up. It's three nights in Chicago (March 2nd-5th), with our bus trip going to Milwaukee on Sunday, March 4th for the Sixers game against the Bucks (which will be televised on ESPN).
We did it! The very first live Rights To Ricky Sanchez podcast!
TJ McConnell joined us, and was just the best. We can't explain how great TJ was. Wait till you hear it. We were also joined by The Athletic's Derek Bodner, who showed up without a paywall, The Ringer's John Gonzalez, who walked here from Los Angeles, and SportsRadio 94WIP's Jon Marks (who was there but not on the pod), who is now one of us.
Thank you for coming and for supporting us. It means the world to us.
It happened! We have actual basketball to talk about it. We survived another offseason.
In a bonus midweek podcast, we talk about the game, Ben Simmons Markelle Fultz, and the rest of the guys.
HEY BY THE WAY, THE LIVE RICKY IS ON SATURDAY! You're lucky, there are still some tickets left. Godner will be there. Gonzo will be there. Friggin TJ McConnell will be there. Click the link below for tickets.
We wrap up Sixers training camp, preview the bigs rotation for the Sixers this season, discuss teh NBA's fake solution to tanking, recap Andrew Sharp's argument with Ben Simmons, and TJ McConnell guests (ever so briefly) to preview next week's live-on-stage Rights To Ricky Sanchez podcast.
Rights To Ricky Sanchez Radio (not the podcast) will return Wednesday night at 6pm on SportsRadio 94WIP, as well as the Radio Dot Com app and the TuneIn app (both available from the App Store and Google...
Joel Embiid is not cleared for five-on-five basketball, as Brett Brown and Bryan Colangelo confirmed this week. What they weren't able to confirm is when he will play, and how much he'll play. What's going on here?
We also preview the Sixers wings rotation for the 2017-18 season.
Still some tickets left for the LIVE RICKY! It's October 7th at 4pm (doors at 2:30pm) at Underground Arts. We'll be joined by none other than Sixers point god TJ McConnell. There will be no autographs, but you...