Posted December 25, 2012 on
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The Philadelphia 76ers have lost six straight on the road, but that's not the only reason coach Doug Collins isn't in a good mood during the holidays.
Things probably won't get any easier Wednesday night against a Memphis Grizzlies team that is 12-2 at home and coming off its worst loss of the season.
Philadelphia (13-15) is making the second stop on an eight-game road stretch after falling 95-92 at Brooklyn on Sunday. The 76ers returned home for Christmas before heading West on a trip that will be capped by three difficult sets of games on back-to-back days.
"The thing I don't like about our schedule is it's so imbalanced in that way too many home games in a stretch or period of time, way too many road," Collins said. "I don't like that kind of imbalance and the reason I don't is if you lose a key player and you're at home and you lose four or five home games, that's tough to make up. And you can get yourself in a spin, and when...
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MEMPHIS -- For 17 consecutive games, Dorell Wright didn't score in double figures. In the last four games prior to Wednesday night's game against the Memphis Grizzlies, the Philadelphia 76ers forward showed signs of life, averaging 15 points. He achieved liftoff Wednesday in the FedExForum, exploding for a season-high 28 points as the 76ers hammered the Rudy Gay-less...
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Dorell Wright scored 28 points and Spencer Hawes had 20, season-highs for both, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a six-game road losing streak with a 99-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
Wright, who was starting his fifth game of the season, was inserted into the lineup for Jason Richardson, who sat out with a low back strain. Wright was 8 of 11 from the...
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...