Posted December 21, 2012 on
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Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Evan Turner scored 21 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Atlanta Hawks 99-80 on Friday night.
Jason Richardson scored 17 to help the Sixers snap a five-game losing streak. Jrue Holiday had 11 points after missing four games with a sprained left foot. The 76ers held the Hawks to 39 percent shooting and outrebounded them 45-37.
The Sixers learned before the game that injured center Andrew Bynum had been cleared to start a six-step rehabilitation process. There is still no timetable for when he can return to play from bone bruises in his knees.
Josh Smith led the Hawks with 17 points and Lou Williams scored 13.
Williams averaged 11.3 points during seven years with the Sixers and led the team in scoring last season with 14.9 points a game.
His signature moment came in Game 4 of a first-round playoff series in 2011 against Miami when he helped the Sixers avert a sweep with a go-ahead 3-pointer from the top of the arc over...
BEST OF MAXIM
Doug Collins was in a tough spot on Friday night, and he ended up committing to providing Big Macs for over 18,000 76ers fans as a result. The Sixers, like many other basketball teams, have a promotion where fans in attendance for home games receive a free Big Mac if Philly scores over 100 points in a game. The Sixers were up 99-80 on the Atlanta Hawks with about 24 seconds left...
Andrew Bynum is either the slyest comedian around, having tons of laughs at our expense, or he really is just wired a little weird. Bynum showed up at the Philadelphia 76ers’ game against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday with his infamous afro braided into a less flamboyant ‘do. Although the would-be Sixers center is no closer to returning to the court — the only medical update...
Andrew Bynum hairwatch 2012 has its latest update. The Philadelphia 76ers center addressed reporters on Friday and was seen sporting a new ‘do. Bynum decided to tie down his ‘fro into two french braids that give him a Snoop Dogg/Allen Iverson look. The reason for the change? “French braids, man. I got tired of the ‘fro,” he told reporters. Well that’s just a shame...
BRAID IT UP
Andrew Bynum’s return to the court has been pushed back more times than Dr. Dre’s Detox album. The saga began back in October, when Bynum was diagnosed with a simple bone bruise in his left knee. The injury wasn’t supposed to be serious, and it was reported that he was being held out of preseason games on an indefinite, precautionary basis. As the regular season crept...
Back on Friday Night, the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Atlanta Hawks by the score of 99-80 and the ending to the game caused much a stir with some 76ers fans.In case you didn't know, if the 76ers score 100 points during a home game, each fan in attendance gets a coupon for a free McDonald's Big Mac.With less than twenty-four seconds to play, many Philly fans tried to urge...
Tweet Although Philadelphia 76ers big man Andrew Bynum has yet to play a game this season, he has successfully found a way to stay in the viral headlines. earlier this season it was for his outrageous hairdos. Then it was for the revelation that he injured his knee bowling, while rehabbing the other knee. The [...]
Philadelphia guard Jrue Holiday will return to action Friday night after missing four games with a sprained foot. Holiday and Evan Turner told CSNPhilly.com after a Friday morning shootaround that would be available for the home game against Atlanta. The 76ers have lost each of the four games that Holiday has missed. In 22 games this season, the four-year veteran leads the team...
According to Sixers GM Tony DiLeo we have “good news” on the Andrew Bynum front as he has been cleared to move into the next phase of his rehab. Riding a stationary bike is on the horizon and barring any setback Bynum might even dribble a basketball by January. Bynum in the last year of his contract he signed with the Lakers could get a big payday if he manages to step onto the...
Andrew Bynum's long-awaited debut for the Philadelphia 76ers is still a distant goal, but at least Bynum is progressing in the right direction. The former Lakers center has been out since being traded to the 76ers as part of a blockbuster deal. However, he is now moving toward a return. According to ESPN, Bynum can begin rehabbing his injured knees. He said he was cleared to...
Andrew Bynum’s Hair has been out of the news for too long — or, at least too long in his eyes — so practically on cue, the injured center showed up to the Wells Fargo Center Friday evening rockin’ some sweet French braids. So, how do we know they’re not cornrows? Because the AP’s Dan Gelston asked:
@the700level I asked him about his “cornrows.” He said it’s French...
PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia 76ers rediscovered their defense Friday night. Their winning touch, too. The Sixers limited the Atlanta Hawks to 39.2 percent shooting en route to a 99-80 victory, snapping a five-game losing streak. Evan Turner scored 21 points and Thaddeus Young had 18 points, 11 rebounds and five steals for the Sixers (13-14). Jason Richardson added 17 points...
Andrew Bynum’s knees are keeping him from playing this season, but his hair is keeping him relevant. Here he is Friday night with his latest braided ‘do:
Andrew Bynum remains out indefinitely but has been approved to increase his activity level.
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