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PHILADELPHIA – Andre Iguodala had the oddest of nights in his first game against his former team Wednesday night. He was booed, and he was accorded a standing ovation. Most significant of all was the 84-75 loss the Philadelphia 76ers hung on Iguodala and the Denver Nuggets, in both teams' season opener Wednesday night. Spencer Hawes had 16 points and 12 rebounds off the bench for the Sixers, and keyed a late-game flurry that had the fans chanting his name. Jrue Holiday had 14 points and 11 assists for Philadelphia, which was without center Andrew Bynum, acquired from the Lakers in the same deal that sent Iguodala to Denver. Ty Lawson led Denver with 16 points. Iguodala, sent to the Nuggets over the summer in a four-team trade after eight years with the Sixers, finished with 11 points on 5-for-13 shooting. He had four rebounds and four assists. He was given a mixed ovation when he was introduced, and booed each time he handled the ball, especially in the early stages of th...
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PHILADELPHIA – Andre Iguodala had the oddest of nights in his first game against his former team Wednesday night. He was booed, and he was accorded a standing ovation. Most significant of all was the 84-75 loss the Philadelphia 76ers hung on Iguodala and the Denver Nuggets in both teams’ season opener. Spencer Hawes had 16 points, 12 rebounds and five blocked shots off the...
Following a surprising second round playoff appearance and a near-shocking upset of the Boston Celtics, big changes came in the summer for the Philadelphia 76ers.
For one, in came all-star center Andrew Bynum and out went franchise stalwart swingman Andre Iguodala. With Bynum came veteran guard Jason Richardson, then the Sixers signed sharpshooters Nick Young and Dorell Wright while...
The Denver Nuggets and point guard Ty Lawson are close to finalizing a contract extension that's been hanging over the team and its star point guard for weeks.
On Tuesday afternoon, Lawson tweeted, ''It Looks like im going to be a nugget for another 4 yrs..Thanks to the Kronke family, Masai, nuggets fans and everybody 4 believing In me''
The Denver Post reported...
Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia 76ers and guard Jrue Holiday have come to terms on a multi-year contract extension.
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The Philadelphia 76ers and point guard Jrue Holiday reportedly beat the deadline for a contract extension by minutes and agreed on a deal.
Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson has agreed to a contract extension, Lawson said via Twitter. The 24-year-old announced to his followers that he'll remain with the team "for another four years" and thanked management for the extension. The deal is worth $48 million, and will begin next season, according to ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard. First-round picks...
Early in fourth quarter the Sixers were up by 14, but Denver came roaring back with a 15-2 run to close to one point.
Jrue Holiday hit a three-point play and to open up the lead and the Sixers ended up winning, 84-75. Holiday had 14 points.
Spencer Hawes lead the Sixers with 16 points including 2-3 from three-point land and had five blocks.
He had a baseline jumper on...
The Philadelphia 76ers will be without offseason acquisition Andrew Bynum when they take on the Denver Nuggets to open their NBA regular season tonight, reports NBA.com.While Bynum remains indefinitely sidelined with a bone bruise in his right knee, the Sixers faithful would have traded Iguodala for some warm bodies to fill the training camp roster.Bynum continues to be hampered...
Andrew Bynum has begun low-impact conditioning and will likely need several weeks to reach game shape.
PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia 76ers are expected to be without center Andrew Bynum, their prize offseason acquisition, when they open the 2012-13 season Wednesday against a Denver Nuggets team featuring former 76ers' All-Star Andre Iguodala. Bynum, acquired in August from the Lakers in a four-team trade, is bothered by chronic knee soreness. The Sixers nonetheless appear...
The Philadelphia 76ers cruise to a 84-75 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night at the Wells Fargo Center, but the point of emphasis was on a storm tonight, no not Hurricane Sandy but a 7-foot storm by the name of Spencer Hawes.
Hawes played phenomenally Wednesday night as he poured in double-double numbers (16 points, 12 rebounds, and 5 blocks) while shooting 66 percent...
Well the 76ers finally give Jrue what he's been looking for since the off-season, a new contract and a home on South Broad Street.
Jrue Holiday and the Philadelphia 76ers have agreed upon a four-year, $41 million extension that will take him through the 2017 NBA regular season.
With minor incentives added to the contract, Holiday's deal can potentially reach up to $46 million...
Speedy point guard averaged career highs in points, assists in 2011-12.