Found January 16, 2012 on
Philly Sports World:
Philadelphia 76ers Coach Doug Collins has the team playing great basketball, but still fans are staying away.
The Philadelphia 76ers are the best team in the NBA that you’re not watching.
Well… Actually, you ARE watching, you’re just not attending.
While the Philadelphia 76ers have put together a 10-3 record and a 3 game lead in the Atlantic Conference, they have done so playing in front of half-filled houses. The 76ers are currently averaging under 14,000 people per game in attendance at the Wells Fargo Center, despite a glistening and impressive 6-0 home record. That puts the 76ers at #29 in the NBA in attendance (out of 30 teams).
While attendance at the games has not been particularly strong, despite the impressive team game the Sixers are playing, TV ratings are up almost 60%. Those are impressive numbers, and indicate that folks are interested, but they’re not quite sold yet.
The new owners of the 76ers have even significantly cut ticket prices in hopes of spurring on the atte...
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Last season the Philadelphia 76ers were 3-10 to start the season.
A year later, the club has pulled a 360 and is off to a 10-3 to start, its best since 2001 thanks to Monday’s 94-82 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.
In ’10-11, the Sixers had to wait until their 25th game to post win No.10. Just 13 games into ’11-12, the resurgent Sixers are leading the Atlantic Division by...
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It’s not everyday you seen an NBA player get engaged to his high school sweetheart. That’s exactly the story for Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young — Thaddeus recently proposed to long time girlfriend Shekinah — The two met back at Mitchell High School in Memphis. Thaddeus and his soon to be bride celebrated the engagement...
Antonio Daniels played in 38 games for the Legends, averaging 14.5 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 8.4 assists per game.
The Denver Nuggets handed their most recent opponent its first home loss of the season. They might have a hard time doing the same against the surging Philadelphia 76ers.
Off to their best home start in nine seasons, the 76ers look to remain undefeated at the Wells Fargo Center when they host the Nuggets on Wednesday night.
Sitting comfortably atop the Atlantic Division for the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jrue Holiday scored 24 points and Andre Iguodala had 21 to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Milwaukee
Bucks 94-82 on Monday and remain unbeaten at home.
Jrue Holiday scored 24 points and Andre Iguodala had 21 to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 94-82 on Monday and remain unbeaten at home. Everything is going right for the Sixers this season. They've won three straight, nine of 10 overall and already hold a four-game lead over the second-place New York Knicks in the Atlantic Division.
Jrue Holiday scored a season-high 24 points to help the 76ers beat the Bucks and remain unbeaten at home.
Jrue Holiday scored 24 points and Andre Iguodala had 21 to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 94-82 on Monday and remain unbeaten at home.
Jrue Holiday scored 24 points and Andre Iguodala had 21 to help the 76ers beat the Bucks 94-82 on Monday and remain unbeaten at home.
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Jrue Holiday scored a season-high 24 points while Andre Igoudala added 21 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals as the Philadelphia 76ers remained undefeated at home and kept the Milwaukee Bucks winless on the road with a 94-82 win on Monday.