Joel Embiid Suffers Setback, Jahlil Okafor on Deck?

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 15:  Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76er and Sam Hinkie, General Manager of the Philadelphia 76ers before the game against the Boston Celtics on December 15, 2014 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

According to Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, after weeks of rigorous workouts a CT scan revealed an issue in the healing process for the Philadelphia 76ers big man. The initial plan was for Embiid to play for the team in summer league come July but those plans may be on hold.

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Kyrie Irving Out 3-4 Months

Kyrie Irving injured in game 1

An MRI on Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving Friday revealed a fractured left kneecap and is expected to miss a minimum of 3-4 months after he undergoes surgery in the near future according to ESPN’s Marc Stein.

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Six Fouls Podcast | LeBron still has to pass Kobe and Tim Duncan before being mentioned with Michael Jordan

lebron james and michael jordan

The Six Fouls crew alks about the legacy of LeBron James and where he stacks up against Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Michael Jordan and what a win against the Golden State Warriors could really do to his overall image.

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Current v Former | MVP’s Meeting In NBA Finals

Most Valuable Player can be interpreted a few ways. Some feel the MVP should be awarded to the league’s best player (LeBron James). Others feel it should be awarded to the best player on the best team for that season should they have a player of that caliber (Stephen Curry). And then others prefer to award it to the best player on a playoff team in which he had to carry the most due to certain circumstances (James Harden).

Regardless of your interpretation, the player that wins the award is usually one of the game’s best and that was the case this year with Stephen Curry. But what isn’t always the case is the league MVP reaching the NBA Finals, and what’s even more rare is them squaring off against a former MVP in the matchup.

This season we have both. So as a result, I’ve decided to go back the last quarter-century and see how many times we’ve had the pleasure of seeing an NBA Finals match where the current MVP met a former MVP.

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Kevin Love Returning To Cleveland?

Kevin Love Cleveland Cavaliers

Perhaps no singular player has garnered as much intrigue for the upcoming off-season than Cleveland Cavaliers’ forward Kevin Love. Continue reading

Six Fouls Podcast | What’s Next For The Hawks And Rockets?

Jeff Teague

The Six Fouls crew talks about how good this season was for the Houston Rockets and Atlanta Hawks and what changes they can make in order to take the next step.

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Six Fouls Podcast | Bulls Fire Thibodeau And Coaching Vacancies Around The League

Tom Thibodeau

The SixFouls crew talks about the mistake Chicago made firing Tom Thidodeau, what the hiring of Scott Skiles means for Orlando’s playoff chances next season and the best fit on the New Orleans Pelicans bench.

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Wait ‘Til Next Year | Houston Rockets

James Harden

A nightmarish thirteen turnover performance for MVP runner-up James Harden in an elimination game should not cause fans to overlook a fantastic season for the Houston Rockets.

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NBA Journeyman Jared Dudley Says ‘Melo Overrated

Carmelo Anthony

Appearing on “The Herd” with Colin Cowherd on ESPN radio, Milwaukee Bucks forward Jared Dudley called New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony the most overrated player in the NBA.

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Wait ‘Til Next Year | Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta Hawks All-Stars

The Atlanta Hawks surprised everyone when they cruised to the number-one seed in the eastern conference with a 60-win season, but even though they just had the best season in franchise history, my gut tells me this is as good as it gets for this group.

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