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With the (forced) resignation of Leonard Hamilton in April 2001, then President of Basketball Operations Michael Jordan would have a second opportunity to choose a head coach that would guide his team to success. That selection would be Doug Collins, who when hired by the Wizards, had been out of coaching since being fired by the Detroit Pistons in April 1998.
Collins would be offered a four-year contract by the Wizards.
Collins was hand-picked by Jordan primarily because of their previous experience. Collins began his head coaching career with the Bulls in 1986, where he’d have a successful run with the team, making several playoff appearances, including an appearance in the 1989 Eastern Conference Finals.
Collins’s rosters during his tenure as Wizards head coach were larg...
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Andrew Bynum’s return to the court has been pushed back more times than Dr. Dre’s Detox album. The saga began back in October, when Bynum was diagnosed with a simple bone bruise in his left knee. The injury wasn’t supposed to be serious, and it was reported that he was being held out of preseason games on an indefinite, precautionary basis. As the regular season crept...
Since Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum hasn't played a single NBA game this season, the only news we get on him is when he is out in the wild of Philadelphia.Check out this photo of Andrew at the Penthouse Club found earlier in the week where he rocks some slippers with no socks at the bar:
Tweet Although Philadelphia 76ers big man Andrew Bynum has yet to play a game this season, he has successfully found a way to stay in the viral headlines. earlier this season it was for his outrageous hairdos. Then it was for the revelation that he injured his knee bowling, while rehabbing the other knee. The [...]
Philadelphia guard Jrue Holiday will return to action Friday night after missing four games with a sprained foot. Holiday and Evan Turner told CSNPhilly.com after a Friday morning shootaround that would be available for the home game against Atlanta. The 76ers have lost each of the four games that Holiday has missed. In 22 games this season, the four-year veteran leads the team...
Andrew Bynum’s Hair has been out of the news for too long — or, at least too long in his eyes — so practically on cue, the injured center showed up to the Wells Fargo Center Friday evening rockin’ some sweet French braids. So, how do we know they’re not cornrows? Because the AP’s Dan Gelston asked:
@the700level I asked him about his “cornrows.” He said it’s French...
Jrue Holiday's foot is not recovering as fast as he'd like. Rather than the pain subsiding, it is getting worse. Holiday missed last night's game against the Dallas Mavericks and the Philadelphia 76ers fell, 107-100 with Holiday on the bench. According to Dei Lynam of CSN Philly, Holiday said his foot hurt worse Tuesday than it did on Monday. Holiday injured the...
Andrew Bynum’s knees are keeping him from playing this season, but his hair is keeping him relevant. Here he is Friday night with his latest braided ‘do:
Andrew Bynum remains out indefinitely but has been approved to increase his activity level.
PHILADELPHIA -- Evan Turner scored 21 points and Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 11 rebounds Friday night as the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 99-80 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. Jason Richardson added 17 points, his most in the last 11 games, for the Sixers (13-14). He also contributed eight rebounds and seven assists. Jrue Holiday, who returned...
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League sources indicate that veteran shooting guard Richard Hamilton has been offered in trade scenarios, efforts that could intensity as the Feb. 21 trade deadline nears.
With a minimal guarantee on a team option for next season, Hamilton’s salary is in essence an expiring contract, which could make him attractive to teams looking to add scoring punch near the deadline.
via Chicago Tribune
(Photo Credit: Mark Ehrmann/Getty Images) Shawn Marion had a milestone moment on his way to helping the Mavs end a 3 game losing streak. The Matrix eclipsed the 16,000 point mark as he scored 14 points and pulled down 9 rebounds on the night. He’s the 95th player in NBA history to reach 16,000 points. [...]
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