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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 the Sixers to score one more basket to get to the century mark and earn that free burger. However, head coach Doug Collins just wanted to run the clock out and collect the win.Here's what ended up going down:Well, the Sixers had 99 and received the ball with 23.9 seconds remaining, just barely enough for Collins to demand Evan Turner hold the ball until the final buzzer despite the crowd's urgings for a final basket.As the crowd playfully berated Turner, he pointed in jest to Collins. Blame it on the coach that the Sixers came up short of triple-digits, Turner was saying. "There was nothing I could do," he explained.Nonetheless, the fans got their Big Macs. As the time ticked off the clock this announcement came over the PA system: "Free Big Macs courtesy of Doug Collins." The announced attendance for the game was over 18,000, so it appears that Doug had to pony up a sizable amount for fans to collect that free burger.
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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...
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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...
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NBA Philadelphia 76ers Thaddeus Young and athlete friends celebrated the 4th Annual Thad-A-Claus Holiday Party presented by Chickie’s & Pete’s — The money raised went directly to the Young For Youth Foundation 501 c (3) non-profit and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia. How great is it to see all these athletes give back to their...
Since Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum hasn't played a game this season, we here at That NBA Lottery Pick have to settle for these small nuggets of Bynum-related stories.During a recent interview with the media, Andrew showed off his new French braid look that some could call cornrows:(Image courtesy of The 700 Level)
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...
NewsTags: 76ersEvan TurnerJrue HolidayI was just arriving at work the other day, and I was sipping on 24 oz coffee from Wawa (100% Columbian to be exact). I love me some Columbian.
One of my fellow co-workers came strolling in and said, ” How about them Sixers?!”
I respond with “Yes, I know. They got their asses handed to them. They got...
Look Andrew, it’s that new bowling game for the WII
Andrew Bynum is a gamer, a video gamer. Here he is above yesterday stocking up on some new video games for the second half of the season. Hopefully this guy gets healthy so we can see the best center in the NBA.-TO
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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...
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