Found November 13, 2012 on NESN.com:
BOSTON — Doug Collins needed a leader, so he marched down his bench and grabbed the player that most closely resembled a leader for the Philadelphia 76ers. Almost forcibly, Collins inserted Jrue Holiday into the fourth quarter of last week’s game against the Celtics, who had cut a 16-point lead to four points. With Holiday at the helm, the Sixers re-established their cushion and took a 14-point lead before edging the Celtics by six points. Last season, Holiday would not have been the first player Collins took by the scruff of the neck. This season, Holiday was not supposed to be that player, either. Things have changed dramatically for the Sixers in the past seven months, though, and Holiday has become a leader for the Sixers out of necessity. Andrew Bynum was supposed to be the guy for the Sixers. They traded away Andre Iguodala, the face of the franchise, for the then-24-year-old center in a four-team deal in August. The Sixers knew about Bynum’s existing knee injury and his histo...
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