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Posts Tagged ‘ Philadelphia 76ers ’

Turnover She Wrote: Tony heads to Philly

  Should ‘Turnover’ Tony Wroten ever play in the Rucker League, I’ve already got his nickname ready: Turnover She Wrote.   The Grizzlies have officially given up on the talented, shoot-first, shoot-last Wroten. Memphis sent their former 1st round pick to the 76ers yesterday for a future 2nd round pick…..that says it all right there. But...
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Rockets trade Robinson, shopping Lin & Asik

  After weeks of trying, the Houston Rockets have finally shed the contract of Thomas Robinson. The former Kansas lottery pick is headed to the Portland Trail Blazers, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.   The Blazers will send 2 future second round picks to Houston, as well the draft rights to Kostas Papanikolau and Marko...
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Bobcats, 76ers headline draft night boneheads

  Out of all 30 NBA teams, there’s always a couple of borderline brain-dead moves made one draft night. The 2013 edition definitely didn’t disappoint.   Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Bobcats have done it yet again. A franchise marked by famous lottery picks like Adam Morrison and D.J. Augustin passed on arguably the most talented player...
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Pelicans acquire 76ers’ Holiday for Noel

  I was shocked when the New Orleans Pelicans drafted Nerlens Noel 6th overall, considering he is so similar to Anthony Davis.   I was even MORE shocked when the Yahoo Sports reported that Noel will be sent to the Philadelphia 76ers…..for All-Star JRue Holiday.   The Sixers will also receive a 2014 first-round...
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Collins out in Philly?

  Doug Collins may have outstayed his welcome in Philadelphia.   The 76ers front office is reportedly hoping that the intense head coach steps down this summer so that they may go in a different direction.   “I think he’s gone at the end of the year. He’ll be moving on,” said one NBA source with close...
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76ers, Bynum have no timetable

  The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly do not have a timetable regarding their decision to/not re-sign Andrew Bynum. This comes from team president Rod Thorn. “I don’t,” Thorn said. “He doesn’t become a free agent until the end of June, the first of July. “He is a free agent, he can go anywhere he wants to. It’s...
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Bynum’s season officially over

  After more swelling following workouts last week, Andrew Bynum has been contemplating whether or not to just pull the plug on his season and elect for surgery. Well, now we know the answer. Bynum will undergo surgery to clean out both knees on Tuesday, according to both Yahoo & CBS Sports. The decision to...
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Rockets will pursue Dwight, Bynum, Smith

  The Houston Rockets continue to plan for an offseason in which they will pursue a prominent free agent big man. Sources say the Rockets’ preference is to sign Dwight Howard, but will pursue Andrew Bynum and Josh Smith as alternatives. The Rockets have publicly acknowledged that they need a second star to pair...
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76ers’ Collins not going anywhere

  In a slow, post-trade deadline week, the NBA erupted in chatter after some postgame comments by the always honest Doug Collins. Coach admitted, afterwards: ”I guess I was trending.” After the Philadelphia 76ers fell 98-84 to the Orlando Magic at home on Tuesday night, Collins had this to say: “Sometimes you’ve got to help yourself....
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Collins on Bynum: “season slipping away”

  On Saturday, BlogNBAsketball.com helped to report that Andrew Bynum practiced with the Philadelphia 76ers for the first time this season. On Sunday, that optimism has dampened considerably. The always moody Doug Collins is adamant that his center is not even close to returning. “He looked like a guy who hadn’t played in nine months,” Collins said....
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Bynum practices, scrimmages

  Lost in all the Derrick Rose comeback chatter is Andrew Bynum. Well, not any longer. Bynum practiced with the Philadelphia 76ers for the first time on Friday, according to sources. He participated in a five-on-five scrimmage with teammates. Andrew has been recovering from bilateral bone bruises and weakened cartilage in both knees. The 76ers have exercised considerable caution...
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76ers not making moves?

  Yesterday I gave the Philadelphis 76ers ‘props’ for shopping Evan Turner, most notably in return for Josh Smtih of the Atlanta Hawks. Unfortunately, they weren’t listening. “Why would the Sixers be interested in making a deal for a player who can walk at the end of the season and leave them holding nothing but...
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76ers are smart to shop Evan Turner

  As the trade deadline approaches, the Philadelphia 76ers are reportedly shopping Evan Turner. This couldn’t possibly be smarter a move. His stock is high this season, the time is right to try and capitalize on it. Turner is a very unique player. He’s a swingman who plays the game with a point guard’s...
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Amundson drawing interest

  Louis Amundson, recently waived by the Minnesota Timberwolves, is drawing interest from several teams. The Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, and Philadelphia 76ers have talked internally about pursuing Amundson, according to a source. The Lakers and 76ers currently have roster spots available. The Knicks, though, would have to waive a player. The bigman has played for Philly...
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Bynum takes shot at Howard

  We all know that Andrew Bynum wasn’t thrilled about being compared to Dwight Howard for years out in Los Angeles then, ultimately, being traded for him. The Los Angeles Lakers felt they upgraded last summer, and Bynum knew it. That’s why today’s comments by ‘Drew’ could easily be taken as a diss towards...
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