As of right now, it's still alive and kicking, but a 17-23 start has them starting near the bottom and looking to fight their way up.
Having a bad year and struggling to make the playoffs doesn't mean that management can just give up and quit their jobs, though. Their main focus needs to be on what steps they need to take to turn the Sixers into a better team for the future.
Being an owner or general manager certainly can't be easy. You're pretty much in charge of decisions that will affect a team that thousands, maybe even millions, of people love and care about. On top of that, those fans dictate how much money goes into management's pockets.
Not an easy job at all.
That doesn't mean that we as fans should give them any breaks, however. The best way to show that we care is by being diligent in making sure that we give them our best ideas.
How was that for a pep talk?
Okay, so maybe my inspirational speeches are not that great. Before I dig myself a bigger hole, let's get back to talking about Philadelphia and what their next moves should be.
Here are five things that Philly's management must do if this season looks lost.
All statistics in this article are accurate as of games played through Jan 18.