Found October 31, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Iguodala cheered, booed in Philly return as 76ers defeat Nuggets 84-75

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...

Philadelphia 76ers 2012-2013 Season Preview

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...

Nuggets, Lawson closing in on contract extension

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...

Jrue Holiday inks $41 million deal with Sixers

Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia 76ers and guard Jrue Holiday have come to terms on a multi-year contract extension.  Please Click Here To Read This Story
STAYING IN PHILLY

Holiday, Sixers agree on extension

The Philadelphia 76ers and point guard Jrue Holiday reportedly beat the deadline for a contract extension by minutes and agreed on a deal.

Nuggets' Lawson signs contract extension

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...

Sixers win opener over Iguadala and Nuggets, 84-75

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. No matter. 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...

Sixers Injury News: Andrew Bynum Out for Opener

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...

Bynum, 76ers Remain Cautious With Return Date

Andrew Bynum has begun low-impact conditioning and will likely need several weeks to reach game shape.

76ers counting on Bynum to be at center of success

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...

Hurricane Sandy Couldn't Even Stop Spencer

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...

Holiday, 76ers Agree Upon Four-Year, $41M Extension

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...

The Denver Nuggets sign Ty Lawson to multiyear contract extension.

Speedy point guard averaged career highs in points, assists in 2011-12.
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.