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Congratulations to @jrue_holiday11 on being selected to his first #NBAAllStar Game! twitter.com/Sixers/status/…— Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) January 25, 2013
The 76ers might be an under .500 team but no one is more deserving to be an all star than Jrue Holliday, a star on a gloomy team. Holliday is one of the young players who battles to win every night even though he really does. Statistically Jrue is close to averaging a double-double with leading the team with both 19 points per game and 9 assists per game. In addition Holliday is also one of Philly’s better defenders ranking second on the team with 55 steals on the season.
Congrats Tyson! RT @nbaallstar 2013 #NBAAllStar East Reserve: @tysonchandler of the @nyknicks! twitpic.com/bxyvpb— NBA New York Knicks (@nyknicks) January 25, 2013
Tyson Chandler is the second Knick to be named on the All-Star team and rightfully so. The physical veteran straight out of Compton is leading the Knicks in blocks an rebound on defense. Offensively Chandler is third on the team in points with 477 and has over 100 more offensive rebounds than the next Knick. This comes a year after Chandler, while losing the All-NBA First Defensive Team nod to Dwight Howard, won the Defensive Player of the Year Award. This is Tyson’s first All-Star selection.
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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...
As we all know Tyson Chandler deserved to be the starting Center in the All-Star game representing the Eastern Conference.. Kevin Garnett took that spot when the fans voted and he was announced as the starter in the East. Tyson Chandler’s numbers were substantially better than Kevin Garnett’s, but the fans still voted other wise. Although Tyson wasn’t selected to start, his...
Much to the delight of League Pass junkies everywhere, Swaggy P is back in Doug Collins’ 76ers rotation. Young played a total of just 24 minutes during a recent three-game stretch, but the Sixers went 1-2 and averaged a mere 86 points in blowout losses to the Raptors and Hornets. Having watched these offensive debacles, Coach Collins must’ve come to the conclusion that Swaggy...
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- Chandler is arguably the top post defender in the NBA, is leading the NBA in field goal percentage and is the captain of the Knicks’ defense. He is efficient, effective and invaluable for the New York Knicks. It may not show up in the stats, but Chandler is an All-Star and deserves...
Jennings had the best chance of breaking the streak, but the fourth-year point guard won't be making his first All-Star appearance. The 23-year-old is averaging 18.7 points, 3.5 rebounds, a career-best 5.8 assists and career-best 2.0 steals per game.
Instead, Eastern Conference coaches chose Philadelphia point guard Jrue Holiday and Cleveland point guard Kyrie Irving as the reserve...
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