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Michael Carter-Williams is ‘The One,” the future of the 76ers at point guard, and my pick for rookie of the year.
Carter-Williams of course fell to No. 11 in the draft, and selected by the 76ers with the intent of letting him have the ball from day one.
Carter-Williams averaged 12 points, seven assists, five rebounds and three steals as a sophomore at Syracuse last season and told Yahoo Sports that he hoped he would get consideration for the No. 1 pick.
He slipped to #11, and now “wants to prove that he could have been the first overall pick.”
“Every game I try to prove that I could’ve been the No. 1 pick,” Carter-Williams said. “I have confidence in myself that I should’ve been.”
#1 or #11, this city is glad to have him.
BEST OF MAXIM
The night point guard Michael Carter-Williams was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week, the Sixers were handed their first loss. Philadelphia hosted the Golden State Warriors, who took an early vicious lead with the help from former 76er Andre Iguodala. The Warriors blew out Philadelphia 110-90 Monday night.
How did the Sixers look? They made 31 of 88 shots. The rookie Carter...
Michael Carter-Williams fell to No. 11 to the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA draft and has been a star through the first week of the regular season in leading the team to a 3-0 record.
"Every game I try to prove that I could've been the No. 1 pick," Carter-Williams said. "I have confidence in myself that I should've been."
Carter-Williams did not expect...
After leading the Philadelphia 76ers to an unlikely 3-0 start, Michael Carter-Williams has been the name to talk about in NBA circles and thanks to his starring role, his rookie basketball cards are going through the roof.
Thanks to the fine folks over at Trading Card Blog, below are just some of the value jumps of Michael Carter-Williams rookie cards before/after MCW’s rise:
Carter-Williams, the 11th pick in June's Draft, has been amazing so far in his rookie season, but good enough to criticize LeBron James?
The most surprising team of the 2013-14 NBA season so far has undoubtedly been the Philadelphia 76ers.
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Philadelphia rookie Michael Carter-Williams has joined Shaquille O'Neal as the only NBA players to win a Player of the Week award to open a career.
Carter-Williams won the Eastern Conference honor after averaging 20.7 points and 9.0 assists in a surprising 3-0 week that included victories over Miami and Chicago. The No. 11 pick in the draft had nine steals in the 76ers'...
One of the surprise stories of the NBA season has been the Philadelphia 76ers’ fast start. Led by Michael Carter-Williams, a tall point guard and rookie sensation who has displayed an impressive overall floor game, the Sixers have won their first three games and stand alone atop the Atlantic Division.
Today the NBA recognized Carter-Williams' outstanding play, naming him...
Michael Carter-Williams and Kevin Love have been named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week for games played Tuesday, Oct. 29, through Sunday, Nov. 3.
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With rookie Michael Carter-Williams leading the way, the unbeaten Philadelphia 76ers have been the biggest surprise in the NBA in the early going.
They'll face yet another tough test with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson coming to town.
On the verge of their best start in 13 seasons, the 76ers go for a sixth consecutive home victory over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night...
The NBA season is off to a rousing start and here’s what stands out after the first week of play. Just keep in mind it’s a long season and you shouldn’t be overly disappointed or excited by what you’ve seen from your team so far. The Philadelphia 76ers didn’t get the memo that they’re supposed to struggle this season. Michael Carter-Williams had one of the most impressive...
Monday night the Warriors traveled to Philly to take on the 76ers. It was a 110-90 rout and the 76ers just never looked interested in playing. At one point, the Warriors had a 38-point lead in the third quarter. The Sixers got it down to twenty but it was after the Warriors sat their starters. After allowing Golden State to score 36 in the 1st quarter, the 76ers went on to allow...
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Fresh Prince of South Philadelphia
The league has been flipped-turned upside down, and I'd like
to take a minute, just sit right there, I'll tell you how I became confused by
the 2013-2014 season.
Yes, I opened this piece up with some Will Smith rap lyrics,
which seems like the only logical thing to do here because the Philadelphia 76ers are running away...