Justin Grasso

Justin Grasso

Title: Credentialed writer/reporter covering the Philadelphia 76ers for Sports Illustrated’s FanNation Email: JustinGrasso32@Gmail.com Location: Philadelphia, PA Expertise: Reporting, insight, and analysis on the Sixers and the NBA  Justin Grasso is a credentialed writer and publisher covering the Philadelphia 76ers for Sports Illustrated’s FanNation.  Grasso got his start in sports media in 2016 with FantasyPros, working the news desk, providing game-by-game player analysis and updates on the Portland Trail Blazers and the Golden State Warriors. By 2017, he joined FanSided’s Philadelphia Eagles site as a staff writer. After spending one season covering the Eagles as a staff writer, Grasso was promoted to become the site’s Co-Editor. For the next two NFL seasons, he covered the Eagles closely before broadening his NFL coverage. For a brief stint, Grasso covered the NFL on a national basis after joining Heavy.com as an NFL news desk writer. In 2019, Grasso joined the 76ers' beat on a part-time basis, stepping into a role with South Jersey’s 97.3 ESPN. Ahead of the 2019-2020 NBA season, he concluded a three-year stint covering the Eagles and joined the Sixers beat full-time. Grasso has covered the 76ers exclusively since then for Sports Illustrated. He is a member of the Pro Basketball Writer’s Association.  Twitter: @JGrasso_ Instagram: @JGrassoNBA

Mar 30, 2024; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Milwaukee Bucks head coach Doc Rivers talks to referee Scott Wall (31) against the Atlanta Hawks in the second quarter at State Farm Arena. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
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Sixers Reportedly Lose Coach to Doc Rivers’ Milwaukee Bucks

The Philadelphia 76ers lost an assistant to Doc Rivers and the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Apr 5, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George (13) is defended by Utah Jazz guard Kris Dunn (11) in the second half at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
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NBA Insider Offers Major Update in Sixers’ Paul George Pursuit

The Philadelphia 76ers might be out on Paul George.

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Dec 18, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso (6) reacts with center Andre Drummond (3) after scoring against the Philadelphia 76ers during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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Potential Sixers Trade Target Finds New Home With OKC Thunder

Potential Philadelphia 76ers trade target Alex Caruso is on a new team.

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Mar 15, 2024; Kansas City, MO, USA; Baylor Bears center Yves Missi (21) drives to the basket during the second half at T-Mobile Center. Mandatory Credit: William Purnell-USA TODAY Sports
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Baylor Big Man Lands Workout With Sixers Before 2024 NBA Draft

The Philadelphia 76ers recently worked out a Baylor center, according to a report.

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Apr 14, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Buddy Hield throws his game ball into the stands after a victory against the Brooklyn Nets at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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Sixers Sharpshooter Links With Potential Free Agent Target

Buddy Hield and Klay Thompson have been practicing together.

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Nov 3, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Furkan Korkmaz (30) passes the ball past Chicago Bulls center Tony Bradley (13) during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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Sixers Reunited With Veteran Big Man for Workout Ahead of Free Agency

The Philadelphia 76ers formed a reunion with Tony Bradley this week.

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Oct 26, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) discusses with Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports
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Nick Nurse’s Former Star Intends to Stick With Sixers Rival Long-Term

One of Nick Nurse's former All-Stars will remain a Philadelphia 76ers rival for years to come.

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Apr 25, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; New York Knicks forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) drives against Philadelphia 76ers guard Kyle Lowry (7) during the second quarter of game three of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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Sixers Key Veteran Could be Free Agent Target for New York Knicks

Philadelphia 76ers guard Kyle Lowry is expected to gain attention from the New York Knicks this summer.

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Apr 28, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; New York Knicks guard Jalen Brunson (11) drives against Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) during the second half of game four of the first round in the 2024 NBA playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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New York Knicks Star Dishes Honest Thoughts on Sixers’ Joel Embiid

New York Knicks' Jalen Brunson defends Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers.

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May 2, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; New York Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau during the second half of game six of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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Former Sixers Head Coach Joins Rival Team’s Staff

Former Philadelphia 76ers head coach Mo Cheeks joins the New York Knicks.

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Nov 14, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Philadelphia 76ers forward Dario Saric (9) dribbles the ball as Houston Rockets forward Sam Dekker (7) defends during the fourth quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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Sixers Reportedly Worked Out Former Houston Rockets First-Rounder

Former Houston Rockets draft pick Sam Dekker recently worked out for the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Feb 7, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Jaden Springer (11) scores past Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the first quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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Multiple Former Sixers Win 2024 NBA Finals With Boston Celtics

The Philadelphia 76ers saw a few of their former players win the NBA Finals with the Boston Celtics.

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