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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.
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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...
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...
Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum has yet to play in a game this season after undergoing surgery. That may change, as Bynum seems to be doing well during his rehab. Christopher from the Sixers Dish reports on a conversation with the center.Still targeting the All-Star break for debut?“I think right after the All-Star break, in my mind.” Practice by the end of the week...
Andrew Bynum plans to stay true to his earlier word of returning to the NBA after the All-Star games.
USAToday reported on the injury prone center’s proclamation to return. Bynum issued the followed statements:
“To me, it doesn’t really matter when I come back. I think, giving myself a full ‘nother week of training is going to be better than trying to come back before that...
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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...
The Dallas Mavericks front office has come under fire for making poor personnel choices.
We won't even touch the absurdity that is their on-again/off-again/he is only good enough for our D-league team affiliation with Delonte West.
But Allen Iverson? Wow.
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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…
Andrew Bynum commented on his rehab and possible return date prior to the Sixers’ game vs. Memphis Monday:
Still targeting the All-Star break for debut?: “I think right after the All-Star break, in my mind.”
How are you feeling?: “Baby steps. Still no slides, but I dunked yesterday. I was happy to know I could still do that, which is good. Just taking it really, really...
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...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Marc Gasol scored a season-high 27 points and Rudy Gay had 26 to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 103-100 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Jerryd Bayless scored a season-high 21 points to help the Grizzlies win without point guard Mike Conley. Conley sat out with a sprained left ankle suffered in Sunday's loss to New Orleans.
PHILADELPHIA -- Rudy Gay put Memphis ahead to stay on a follow shot with 13.9 seconds left Monday night and the Grizzlies went on to beat Philadelphia 76ers 103-100. Gay, who finished with 26 points, rebounded a miss by teammate Jerryd Bayless in traffic and scored from point-blank range as the Grizzlies (29-15) won for the third time in four games. Marc Gasol led Memphis with...
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...