Michael Cella


Believe in the Sixers. Believe in Yourself.

Believe in the Sixers. Believe in Yourself. 

In 2015, it was always gloomy in Philadelphia. All four of the city’s professional sports teams finished in last place. The Phillies had gone from back-to-back World Series appearances to the worst record in baseball, and were the last franchise in sports not to hire an analytics department. The cellar-dwelling Flyers were still learning how the salary cap worked. The Eagles were conducting Chip Kelly’s Sports Science experiment, which turned out to be pseudoscience. And all along, Sixers fans were asked to TRUST THE PROCESS.

What is the Process? Here is one fan’s story.

Article for Eephus Mag, A Los Angeles Review of Books channel. February 2017