Sixers Podcast: Philadelphia 76ers free agency heats up + Crumbl cookies

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The Sixer Sense Podcast returns this week with an extremely special guest joining Lucas Johnson and Jonathan Geib! The group has a lot of topics to discuss ranging from updates on the Sixers’ free agency to Crumbl cookies and you will want to listen to this episode.

First up, the continued debate of Joel Embiid versus Nikola Jokic rolls on. Is there anything Embiid can do, short of winning an NBA Championship, to remain in the conversation with Jokic? Even if he does lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a Championship, has Jokic solidified his position? Lucas and Jonathan then shift the conversation to the Sixers’ undrafted rookies that were signed following the 2023 NBA Draft. Do the guys think any of these players will actually have an impact on the Sixers this upcoming season?

If you have ever had a Crumbl cookie, you understand that Tobias Harris saying “casual Sixers fans” would trade him for a Crumbl cookie may not be too far off from the truth. The last time a Sixers player used the word ‘casual’ as an aside to demean Sixers fans, it was by Ben Simmons. Tobias is fairly frustrated with the constant trade buzz surrounding him, but this interview felt defensive and a little extra.

A contributor on The Sixer Sense, Dalton Sell, wrote a great piece predicting where the eight Sixers free agents will likely end up next season. Lucas, Jonathan, and the special guest give their predictions for where they think and would like to see the free agents play for 2023-24. How many will be back on the Sixers? Are there any that the Philadelphia 76ers need to prioritize and ensure their return?

The podcast closes out with the NBA hot stove topics that have developed over the last week. It has been a truly busy week headlined by Chris Paul heading to the Golden State Warriors and Kristaps Porzingis heading to the Boston Celtics. Which of these players will have a larger impact on their new teams next season? Lastly, the surprise guest gets to have his choice of topic to end the podcast. Once you hear who the guest is, you will likely be able to guess the final topic. Give us a listen and give a review!