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The Sixers Beat, a weekly podcast about the Philadelphia 76ers hosted by myself, Derek Bodner, and Rich Hofmann, Sixers reporter for The Athletic.

Podcast: Durant and the Sixers?

Podcast: Durant and the Sixers?

Kevin Durant would reportedly be open to being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. Do the Sixers have enough to make a realistic offer that Brooklyn would be interested in? And would it be a mistake to trade the 21-year-old Tyrese Maxey for Durant?

Podcast: Tampering?

Podcast: Tampering?

The Sixers are being investigated by the league for potential tampering and salary cap circumvention. What's the difference, what's the chance they actually get punished, and how severe would the punishment be?

Podcast: Sixers add Tucker and House

Podcast: Sixers add Tucker and House

The Sixers added P.J. Tucker, Danuel House and Trevelin Queen in free agency. Rich and I break down their games, their fit with the Sixers, and look ahead at what's left to come for the rest of the offseason.

Podcast: Sixers acquire De'Anthony Melton

Podcast: Sixers acquire De'Anthony Melton

Rich and I break down the Sixers draft day acquisition of De'Anthony Melton: what he adds to the team, what role he can fill, and how that impacts what moves the Sixers can make for the rest of the offseason.

Podcast: The Sixers season is over

Podcast: The Sixers season is over

The Sixers' season came to an end in embarrassing fashion, with a pair of lifeless losses to the Miami Heat which left more questions than answers. Rich and I try to make sense of the Sixers' pathetic second-round performance.

Podcast: Sixers tie up the series with the Heat

Podcast: Sixers tie up the series with the Heat

Joel Embiid lost the MVP to Nikola Jokic once again, but the Sixers bounced back to win a pair of games against the Miami Heat to even their series 2-2. Rich and I break it all down and discuss what to expect as the series returns to Miami for the pivotal Game 5.

Podcast: Sixers/Heat preview + another Embiid injury

Podcast: Sixers/Heat preview + another Embiid injury

Joel Embiid has an orbital fracture and concussion and will miss the start of the Sixers' second-round series against the Miami Heat. Rich and I react to that news, debate how the Sixers can tread water until Embiid's hopeful return, and preview how the Sixers match up against Miami.

Podcast: Embiid's thumb

Podcast: Embiid's thumb

Rich and I discuss the Sixers' disappointing Game 4 loss, debate how much of that was attributable to Joel Embiid's injured thumb, and try to project how that will impact the rest of the series.

Podcast: The Tyrese Maxey Game

Podcast: The Tyrese Maxey Game

Rich and I break down the Sixers dominant 131-111 Game 1 victory over the Toronto Raptors, diving into what the Sixers did well to cruise to a victory, and what they expect to carry over to the rest of the series.

Podcast: Sixers vs Raptors Series Preview

Podcast: Sixers vs Raptors Series Preview

Rich and I preview the Sixers vs Raptors first-round series, diving into the keys to the series, discussing what their concerns are, and where they're confident, before providing their predictions for the first round of the playoffs.

Podcast: Sixers Identity Crisis

Podcast: Sixers Identity Crisis

The Sixers looked terrible one night against the Pistons, then dominant against the Hornets. Which is closer to their true identity? Derek and Rich discuss why the loss to the Pistons was so concerning for the team's playoff chances.