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PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia 76ers point guard Jrue Holiday pulled on a gray sweatshirt emblazoned with a likeness of former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali late Saturday night, along with one of Ali's signature sayings: "Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee." The first-time All-Star did both, scoring a career-high 35 points to lead the Sixers to a 97-80 victory over the New York Knicks. The fourth-year man, named an Eastern Conference reserve Thursday, made 16 of 25 shots from the floor and had six assists and five rebounds, helping the Sixers (18-25) snap a two-game losing streak. Philadelphia also avenged two blowout losses to the Atlantic Division-leading Knicks early in the season. "He's been playing at an All-Star level, a superstar level, this whole season," forward Thaddeus Young said. "It just makes it even better when he became an All-Star; he came out the next day and (scored) 35." Nick Young and Evan Turner added 20 poi...
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Jrue Holiday is arguably the Number 1 point guard in the Eastern Conference this season.
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As the entire Philadelphia 76ers fan base celebrates Jrue
Holiday’s first career All-Star selection Holiday himself has the
right to still feel a little disrespected. That’s right folks, Jrue Holiday is
statistically, and also eye-test, worthy of being the...
Jrue Holiday had a career night Saturday, scoring 35 points (16-25 FG, 2-3 FT). In 38 minutes, the Philadelphia 76ers' All-Star point guard added a 3-pointer, five rebounds, six assists and a steal.
Holiday is having a fantastic year. Hold onto him.
If the 76ers were to score 100 points or more against the Knicks in Philadelphia on Saturday night, everyone in attendance would get a free Big Mac. The Sixers fell three points short of that, but it was more than enough to defeat the New York Knicks by a final score of 97-80.
The Knicks couldn’t get anything going on the offensive end last night. They took too many bad shots,...
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Jrue Holiday totaled 35 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists in
a 97-80 win against the division leading New York Knicks. The Philadelphia
76ers (18-25) dominated the Knicks (26-15) from start to finish. Holiday
justified his All-Star selection by scoring a career high in points and not
turning the ball over until the fourth quarter...
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I mean, what can I say about the Sixers’ season thus far. I could drop a couple of “F” bombs and other fun adjectives. I can save them for later though. I think Doug is about to let them fly. Can you blame him? Well, actually you could. He hand a big-hand in putting this [...](Read more...)
Jason Richardson will miss his third straight game. The Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard is also going to see a doctor, according to Sixers beat writer Tom Moore.
Nick Young (16 percent owned) and Spencer Hawes (49 percent owned) are both starting Saturday against the Knicks, according to Sixers beat writer Christopher Vito. Hawes has played well in his last three games, but...
Normally Instagram is reserved for showing off all your desirable body partys and flexin’ anything you feel will induce envy in your favorite hater. But, there are times when guys want to show off their not so desirable features. It’s no secret that jocks aren’t going to be owners of pretty feet. However, that doesn’t mean they have to look like mangled road kill either. Take...
The coaching staff has ramped up its preparation for getting Bynum into a game, and throughout the organization there is a giddy sense, whether warranted or not, that it will happen surprisingly soon. According to general manager Tony DiLeo, the team believes that Bynum could begin full practice by the end of this week and…
PHILADELPHIA -- Jrue Holiday celebrated his first All-Star selection by scoring a career-high 35 points Saturday night as the Philadelphia 76ers routed the New York Knicks 97-80. The fourth-year point guard, named an Eastern Conference reserve Thursday, made 16 of 25 shots from the floor and had six assists and five rebounds, helping the Sixers (18-25) snap a two-game losing streak...
Led by their All-Star point guard, the Philadelphia 76ers are trying to stay afloat in the Eastern Conference as they await the debut of their marquee addition.
They'll try to win two straight for the first time in two months on Monday night when they host the Memphis Grizzlies, who look for their leading scorer to snap his recent slump.
Philadelphia is 8-19 since a 10-6 start...
Jrue Holiday scored a career-high 35 points, Nick Young had 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers cruised to a 97-80 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday night.
Evan Turner also added 20 points for the Sixers, who led from the start and beat the Knicks for the first time in four tries and second in eight games.
Carmelo Anthony needed 28 shots to get 25 points. He has 28 straight...