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The Philadelphia 76ers have picked up the 2013-14 option on coach Doug Collins' contract.
Collins led the Sixers to the playoffs in his first two seasons with the team, including a run to the Eastern Conference semifinals last season.
Collins says he wants to stay with Sixers in a front office or consulting role when he's finished coaching.
The Sixers made him the No. 1 overall pick in the 1973 draft out of Illinois State. He also had coaching stops in Chicago, Detroit and Washington. He has a 408-359 record in 10 seasons.
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Dressed in his team-issued practice gear, Andrew Bynum looked the part of a Philadelphia 76er.
Bynum just couldn't run, practice or play like the rest of the team.
Wearing his Sixers tank top for the first day of training camp, Bynum was reduced Tuesday to an All-Star bench player. He participated in some light workouts, then took a seat on the bleachers behind Doug Collins...
Philadelphia 76ers training camp opened to some bad, yet not totally unexpected news.
Andrew Bynum will miss three weeks with "knee discomfort." He will not miss any time in the regular season and so the new-look Sixers will not be without their now star center. Knee injuries have plagued Bynum throughout his career. It knocked him out of the 2008 Finals and for...
Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum will sit out three weeks as a precaution after receiving knee treatment in Germany.
Bynum had injections of plasma-rich platelets that supposedly stimulate healing in arthritis-affected areas in both of his knees. The Sixers said last week he was cleared to play in camp.
The team said Monday that Bynum had a bone bruise on his right knee....
The 76ers have picked up their option on head coach Doug Collins' contract for the 2013-14 season.
PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum will sit out three weeks as a precaution after receiving knee treatment in Germany. Bynum had injections of plasma-rich platelets that supposedly stimulate healing in arthritis-affected areas in both of his knees. The Sixers said last week he was cleared to play in camp. The team said Monday that Bynum had a bone bruise on his...
The Philadelphia 76ers announced today that center Andrew Bynum will sit out for 21 days or the equivilancy to three weeks and will be withheld from basketball activity for that period of time. Bynum is still, however, allowed to participate in low level conditioning practices but they sat him out to maximize his surgery in Germany.
Bynum, 7-foot, 285lbs, was born outside of Philadephia...
If you are in the minority of the Lakers’ fanbase that is tentative about accepting center Dwight Howard due to his back issues, think about Andrew Bynum’s current situation.
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A lot of people are making Philly out to be more than they are. They are a totally re-vamped team, returning five players from last year’s team that took the Celtics to the limit in the playoffs. The key acquisition walking through this summer’s revolving door, of course, is Andrew Bynum.
He’s the reason some people are picking Philly to finish as high as second in the...
When the Philadelphia 76ers traded away Allen Iverson to the Denver Nuggets in 2006, “The Answer” left behind the City of Brotherly Love and essentially turned over the franchise to the new A.I. in Philly: Andre Iguodala.
Just two years into his pro career at that point, Iguodala blossomed into an NBA All-Star and Olympian as the Sixers reached the NBA postseason...
Believe it or not, the NBA's regular season is six weeks away. To get you ready, Crossover Chronicles will be profiling a team each day for the next six weeks. This week is the Atlantic Division. Today is the Philadelphia 76ers
2011-12 Record: 35-31, lost second round
Key Losses: Andre Iguodala (trade to Denver), Louis Williams (signed with Atlanta), Elton Brand (signed...
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I figured the odds were good that Andrew Bynum would miss some time during the season. He has been injury prone during his career, so the chances are fairly high that he would get banged up once again. Little did I expect such a thing would happen before the season even started. According to reports I read on a banner trailing a single engine Cessna, Bynum is expected to miss...