Found December 15, 2013 on Thacover2:
Philadelphia 76ers’  center Daniel Orton has been suspended one game without pay for his involvement in a fight with Meyers Leonard during Saturday’s 139-105 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers according to Chris Vito of the Delaware County Daily Times. #Sixers' Daniel Orton suspended 1 game w/o pay for scrum w/ Portland's Meyers Leonard. Watch the play here: | #76ers — Christopher A. Vito (@ChrisVito) December 15, 2013 Orton will sit out Monday’s game at Brooklyn. The incident occurred with 7 minutes, 19 seconds left in the fourth quarter, when Leonard body-slammed Orton to the ground.

Rumor: Hawes to Rockets, Asik to Celtics?

If tonight’s matchup between the Sorry Sixers (7-15) and the Nasty Nets (8-15) fails to excite you, Marc Stein’s latest trade rumor should. Per Stein, the Boston Celtics are now expected to be a major player in the Omer Asik sweepstakes. Couple this rumor with the ceaseless speculation regarding the Sixers’ probable involvement, and we may have ourselves a couple of interesting...

NBA Suspends Meyers Leonard And Daniel Orton One Game For Scuffle

The NBA suspended Blazers’ Meyers Leonard and Sixers’ Daniel Orton one game each for their scuffle Saturday night. During the fourth quarter, Orton tried to back down Leonard in the post, the two got tangled up and Leonard threw him to the ground which escalated it further. The two had to be separated and were both ejected from the game. According to the NBA: Portland center...

Report: Sixers, Rockets Have Trade in Place

Photo: USATSI The Sixers and Rockets have a trade in place for center Omer Asik, according to a report by Sam Amick of USA Today. Asik is expected to be dealt within the week, as Houston attempts to milk all the value out of their backup big man. Asik has been coming off the bench since Houston brought in Dwight Howard this offseason. But the Rockets won’t pull the trigger right...

Meyers Leonard, Daniel Orton Suspended One Game By NBA For Physical Altercation

Portland center Meyers Leonard and Philadelphia 76ers center Daniel Orton have each been suspended one game without pay, the NBA announced on Sunday. The incident occurred with 7:19 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Trail Blazers' 139-105 win over the 76ers on Saturday, when Leonard initiated an altercation by body-slamming Orton to the floor, and Orton retaliated by...

Philadelphia 76ers continue to struggle defensively

Brett Brown’s first year with the Philadelphia 76ers has not been easy thus far. His team is young, inexperienced, and lacks NBA caliber depth that is mandatory in playoffs. Last night’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers was a defensive disaster. Because size and strength have shown to be a weakness for the young Philly team, defensive holes have been easily exposed by...

Blazers' Meyers Leonard, Sixers' Daniel Orton suspended one game

During the blowout win by the Portland Trail Blazers over the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday night, we had a kerfuffle in the fourth quarter when the game was already well-decided. With the Blazers up 126-92 in the middle of the fourth, Daniel Orton and Meyers Leonard got tangled up in a battle for post position. One thing led to another and all of a sudden Leonard had thrown Orton...

76ers Taking time with Michael Carter-Williams

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Sixers' Nerlens Noel "There is a possibility" for 2013-14 NBA debut

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Is Spencer Hawes a Top Center in the NBA?

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GM24: Rapid (DeRozan / Ross) Reacts

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