Author Topic: Philly Girl's Phantasy Corner: 76ers New Years Resolutions  (Read 404 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Philly Girl

  • All-Star
  • Join Date: Jul 2009
  • Posts: 845
  • Bonus inPoints: 0
    • :PHI:
    • :PHI-NFL:
    • :PHI-NBA:
    • :PHI-NHL:
    • :PennState:
    • :UnitedStates:
    • :Blank:
    • View Profile
Philly Girl's Phantasy Corner: 76ers New Years Resolutions
« on: December 30, 2012, 09:14:27 PM »
The Philadelphia 76ers came into this season with reasonable expectations of becoming a championship contending team. This goal is not far fetched but with their ups and downs during the beginning of the 2012-2013 season, they need to make some changes and redefine certain goals to achieve the contending status this season.

Personnel Goals

 The first and primary concern is Andrew Bynum. He needs to play in the regular season, period. Granted he would get another big contract with that play but also because he would compliment nearly every other player on the Sixers, free most up as Bynum would most likely get a lot of double-teams, and the entire playbook would be modeled around him. He needs to play, period.

The second concern that I see is a solid backup for Jrue Holiday. Not that I want to plan on him being injured but this is a concern and especially in a long playoff run, we need to be certain that we have a solid PG behind Holiday just incase.

Shooting Goals

The 76ers are 25th in free throw percentage (72.5) and only get to the line an average of 18 times per game, second worst in the league. With a low free throw percentage and nearly worst in the league at drawing fouls, they need to penetrate deeper and ensure that they get more opportunities at the line to correct both of these statistics, and quickly.

Speaking of penetrating and drawing fouls, the young guns on the team need to start making smarter decisions when they have the ball and before they take a shot. The transition game is an area of comfort but the half-court play needs to be added to that list. For example their field goal percentage is a measly 23rd in the league and their shooting percentage is a marginal 43.8. Spencer Hawes gets carried away with too many long shots, Nick Young takes ill-advised shots from the outside, and Evan Turner can make better decisions on his shot selection. As a whole, these unnecessary shots add up to several wastes of possessions and missed points throughout the game.

Overall Goals

The Sixers need to define their play and do so with consistency. They have proven that they are capable of beating elite teams but have also showed their unrefined side with losses to the Pistons and Cavaliers. Their season started at 10-6, after losing 11 out of 15 and most notably a six-game losing streak, they need to redefine their rhythm and consistently play up to par. In conjunction, let's continue to see Holiday and Turner mature into their 'great' player roles as they both look to prove their worth.

 :soapbox:
"They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there." óMike Schmidt, Hall of Fame third baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies :PHI:

 

Forum Search


Quick Profile

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

* Chat Room

Refresh History
  • kidd5jersey: Pm me your email fantasy boi with team you want.
    February 18, 2017, 12:29:43 PM
  • GeoffTheScout: Pacers in cross-court trying to make moves before the deadline looking for picks this year
    February 18, 2017, 04:12:40 PM
  • RyanJames5: What are you looking to do Geoff?
    February 18, 2017, 05:09:48 PM
  • GeoffTheScout: Win son. Lol. Just looking to drop some salary where I can and pick up some picks this year if possible. But, mainly get 1st round picks this year I has none.
    February 18, 2017, 05:17:05 PM
  • RyanJames5: Yeah. Looks like we're more or less trying to do the same thing then. My team isn't very good but I pay a group of guys way too much.
    February 18, 2017, 05:25:49 PM
  • RyanJames5: The owner before me dealt the farm for Love paid for the year. So now I have like 2 good players and no picks.
    February 18, 2017, 05:26:24 PM
  • Flash: Geoff, you have FGM player who needs a contract
    February 18, 2017, 05:26:57 PM
  • GeoffTheScout: Do I? I thought I filled that out. I have been having issues with sending messages and posts. It took me 4 messages to get to TarHeels
    February 18, 2017, 05:29:42 PM
  • GeoffTheScout: all done though Flash
    February 18, 2017, 05:34:08 PM
  • GeoffTheScout: looking for an PG in title town NBA
    February 18, 2017, 06:04:44 PM
  • indiansnation: Ok guys need advice on trade in another league nit on here
    February 18, 2017, 06:13:58 PM
  • indiansnation: Taillon,marco gonzalez for tomlin,doningo santana and a.dickerson of
    February 18, 2017, 06:14:47 PM
  • Jonathan: Taillon bp in deal, but Marco isnt even a prospect anymore. If Domingo stays healthy, it could be close.
    February 18, 2017, 06:19:52 PM
  • indiansnation: Ok johnathan would u make the trade
    February 18, 2017, 06:22:52 PM
  • indiansnation: My of is week part of team
    February 18, 2017, 06:23:28 PM
  • Jonathan: No, because Domingo is likely to be hurt. Look for better package for Taillon. In his limited MLB action, he looks like it was worth the wait.
    February 18, 2017, 06:24:58 PM
  • RyanJames5: I don't think I make that deal Indians
    February 18, 2017, 06:25:25 PM
  • indiansnation: Ok thanks
    February 18, 2017, 07:26:50 PM
  • kidd5jersey: I probably hang on to Taillon if you can wait
    Yesterday at 01:43:23 AM
  • kidd5jersey: spots open in Wonderboy, new league with full MLB rules & rosters
    Yesterday at 09:30:34 AM
  • kidd5jersey: PM me if interested
    Yesterday at 09:30:51 AM
  • Mets Donations Accepted: Anyone interested in a money baseball league PM me
    Yesterday at 09:53:22 AM
  • janesvilleaces: morning all
    Yesterday at 10:02:00 AM
  • kidd5jersey: morning J
    Yesterday at 10:54:04 AM
  • indiansnation: Its to quiet on here
    Yesterday at 10:22:28 PM
  • kidd5jersey: Almost done with roster Brian
    Yesterday at 10:30:38 PM
  • kidd5jersey: I just lack AL West
    Yesterday at 10:30:51 PM
  • Dirty_Sanchez00: I guess everybody's watching the all star game!
    Yesterday at 11:45:36 PM
  • Dirty_Sanchez00: Lmao
    Yesterday at 11:45:41 PM
  • Remy: Holy BooYah! ! Cousins on the move for another batch of Sacramento is Awful merchandise.
    Today at 01:09:11 AM
  • Mets Donations Accepted: It's teams like Sacramento that give some fantasy owners vindication that their bad offers should be accepted
    Today at 11:19:49 AM
  • Remy: Or...Its teams like Sacramento that should teach some fantasy owners that the market value is whats important, and not what they belive they should be getting. :)
    Today at 01:38:47 PM
  • PsychoticPondGoons: Afternoon FNHLers! :toast:
    Today at 01:59:25 PM
  • PsychoticPondGoons: Dirty Sanchez PM
    Today at 02:05:43 PM
  • PsychoticPondGoons: JohnnyWeissflog, PM
    Today at 02:05:56 PM
  • PsychoticPondGoons: 2016-17 FNH: Playoff COUNTDOWN gents [link] :NAS: is #1 for the 1st time this yr.
    Today at 02:34:15 PM
  • PsychoticPondGoons: :NYI: claims Metro Div lead in FNHL (1st time this yr, unseating 2016 Finalist :PIT-NHL: Pens.
    Today at 02:34:57 PM
  • PsychoticPondGoons: FNHL Perfect teams last week with 4-0 records  :COL-NHL: :NYI: :PHI-NHL: :LAK: :BUF-NHL3: :TOR-NHL: ALL HEATING UP with 3 wks left in the FNHL season!
    Today at 02:36:23 PM
  • JohnnyWeissflog: Replied PPG
    Today at 02:52:01 PM
  • PsychoticPondGoons: Great! Thx Johnny!
    Today at 02:53:35 PM
  • JohnnyWeissflog: Happy to reply to that message
    Today at 02:58:16 PM
  • PsychoticPondGoons: :toast: Agree!
    Today at 03:01:23 PM
  • PsychoticPondGoons: All up to DS00 to complete the necessary filing and paperwork and it's done.
    Today at 03:01:47 PM
  • GeoffTheScout: Pacers in Cross-Court sitll looking for 1st round picks and to move Dragic and Oly
    Today at 04:58:59 PM
  • Mets Donations Accepted: Harden, Durant and Favors still available in Cross-Court
    Today at 06:28:47 PM
  • Jonathan: Go :EDM: HAHA hey, were are looking like the 2nd worst playoff team :) I'll take it after a 15 win season. Big jump.
    Today at 07:04:24 PM
  • Jonathan: Pretty sure we're the only team to ever make playoffs with no starting G all year. Currently, no G on roster who is in NHL.  :doh:
    Today at 07:11:05 PM
  • Jonathan: With that said, Team that has #1 pick has BOB  :o
    Today at 07:12:48 PM
  • chrisetc21: Breakfast on a bun?
    Today at 07:45:04 PM
  • Jonathan: 40 pts more than double what McDavid has. That should tell you all you need to know
    Today at 07:56:29 PM