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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 to have a leg to stand on. Including Bynum, they have eight new players on their 14-man roster, and appear to be deeper and more explosive than a year ago, when they lost in seven games to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Sixers went 6-1 in the preseason, and sixth-year forward Thaddeus Young, who has been with the team longer than any other player, said this is "definitely" the most talented roster he's been part of in his NBA career. "We have a great center," Young said. "We have very good scoring wings that can shoot the basketball -- shoot t...
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AROUND THE WEB
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 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...
The Philadelphia Sixers will be debuting the world’s largest t-shirt launcher tonight called, Big Bella, in their 2012 season opener. The launcher can shoot out 100 shirts in just 60 seconds. Which breaks the previous record of 50 shirts off in 60 seconds by Wilt Chamberlain…ZING! Now, if the Sixers could just find someone who can score that effectively maybe they will have...
Andrew Bynum has begun low-impact conditioning and will likely need several weeks to reach game shape.
STAYING IN PHILLY
The Philadelphia 76ers and point guard Jrue Holiday reportedly beat the deadline for a contract extension by minutes and agreed on a deal.
Andre Iguodala and Andrew Bynum will forever be linked in the same transaction.
The All-Stars weren't traded straight up - yes, it took four teams, 10 other players, and five draft picks to move Iguodala from Philadelphia to Denver and Bynum from the Los Angeles Lakers to the 76ers - but in Philly, the trade is viewed through a one-for-one prism.
Without a game played, Sixers...
Spencer Hawes had 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to an 84-75 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.
Hawes had a crowd of nearly 20,000 fans chanting ''Spen-cer Hawes!'' in the fourth quarter after he turned back the Nuggets with a string of big baskets and blocked shots. Coming off the bench, Hawes had five blocked shots. Jrue Holiday...
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...
Jrue Holiday (14 points and 11 assists) and Spencer Hawes ( 16 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks off the bench) both post double-doubles to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 84 – 75 victory over Andre Iguodala and the Denver Nuggets in the Sixers’ season and home opener. It was a sloppy game for…