Sixers Beat: a Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Podcast

Derek Bodner (, Rich Hofmann (, and Kyle Neubeck ( get together each week to talk about the Philadelphia 76ers and the upcoming NBA Draft, bringing you a combination of insider access and fan perspective. Have something you want them to discuss on-air? Send them an email to or contact them on twitter (@DerekBodnerNBA, @Rich_Hofmann, @KyleNeubeck)
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Apr 16, 2017

Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann react to the Sixers end-of-season exit interviews and discuss how to best utilize Ben Simmons next year. 

Apr 12, 2017

Did the 76ers exceed your preseason expectations? Derek Bodner, Rich Hofmann, and Kyle Neubeck discuss whether they did, at both a team and individual level. 

Apr 1, 2017

Would Sam Hinkie go to the Kings? What's with all the Sixers' injuries? Thoughts on the NCAA tournament? Derek Bodner, Rich Hofmann, and Kyle Neubeck discuss. 

Mar 18, 2017

Should the Lakers be getting more grief for their blatant tanking? Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann discuss that, the return of Nerlens Noel, and their starting frontcourt for the 2017-18 season. 

Mar 12, 2017

Should Dario Saric in the Rookie of the Year award now that Joel Embiid is out for the season? Derek, Kyle, and Max discuss. 

Mar 2, 2017

Joel Embiid will not play again this season due to a torn meniscus. Derek, Rich, and Kyle discuss that, Simmons injury, and what that means for the Philadelphia 76ers. 

Feb 24, 2017

The Sixers surprised everyone by trading Nerlens Noel, but keeping Jahlil Okafor. Derek, Rich, and Kyle react to the surprising developments. 

Feb 20, 2017

DeMarcus Cousins was traded. How does that impact the draft picks the Kings owe the Sixers? Is there still a trade market for Jahlil Okafor?

Feb 15, 2017

Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann discuss the Joel Embiid injury news, the lack of information about Ben Simmons' return, and the weird development in the Jahlil Okafor trade rumors. 

Feb 1, 2017

Joel Embiid has a bone bruise in his knee. Should Sixers fans be concerned? Also, is Nerlens Noel being showcased, and should Covington and Embiid get All-Defense consideration? 

Jan 27, 2017

Should Joel Embiid be an All-Star? Can the Sixers make the playoffs? Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann discuss. 

Jan 20, 2017
Derek Bodner, Max Rappaport, Rich Hofmann, and Kyle Neubeck get together to discuss Joel Embiid's incredible play of late, the chance that the Sixers can make the playoffs, and the likelihood of swapping picks with the Sacramento Kings.
Jan 9, 2017
Derek Bodner, Rich Hofmann, and Kyle Neubeck get together to discuss the Sixers recent play, winning 3 of their last 4 games, Jahlil Okafor's benching, and end the show opening up the caller mailbag.
Jan 6, 2017
Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann dive into the 2017 NBA Draft, giving a thorough review of the top prospects in the draft and discussing how they'd potentially fit with the Philadelphia 76ers.
Dec 28, 2016
Ep #85 - Colangelo's Comments and Too Many Bigs by Derek Bodner
Dec 19, 2016
Sixers general manager Bryan Colangelo explains Brett Brown's comments regarding Nerlens Noel's future role with the Sixers, saying that Noel wasn't benched, and that his limited playing time is due to the Sixers just starting to try out the Joel Embiid / Jahlil Okafor pairing.
Dec 19, 2016
Bryan Colangelo discusses the difficulties in resolving the Sixers' frontcourt logjam.
Dec 18, 2016
Derek, Rich, Kyle, and Max discuss Nerlens Noel's comments, Joel Embiid's frustrations, and whether the Joel Embiid / Jahlil Okafor frontcourt pairing can work.
Dec 12, 2016
Derek Bodner sat down with Chris Ballard to discuss his profile of former Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie, which appeared in last week's issue of Sports Illustrated. Read Chris's article here:
Nov 29, 2016
Derek Bodner ( and Kyle Neubeck ( discuss Joel Embiid's minutes restriction, Retweet Armageddon, and open up the listener mailbag.
Nov 12, 2016
Derek, Max, and Rich discuss Brett Brown's performance, the end of game collapses, whether Brown should be on the hotseat, and the Sixers upcoming schedule. Note: This podcast was recorded on Thursday, November 11th before the win against the Indiana Pacers.
Nov 4, 2016
Derek Bodner, Rich Hofmann, and Kyle Neubeck discuss the Ersan Ilyasova trade, the late game collapses, Brett Brown's coaching, and more.
Oct 27, 2016
Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann react to Joel Embiid's NBA debut, and the electric atmosphere in the Wells Fargo Center as a new era begins for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Oct 26, 2016
Derek, Rich, and Kyle preview the 76ers upcoming season, providing predictions that are sure to look ridiculous in just a few short months!
Oct 15, 2016
Derek, Max, and Kyle discuss Joel Embiid's play through the first five games of the preseason, the anemic perimeter play, Noel and Okafor's continued absence, and discuss some listener questions on this week's Sixers Beat.
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