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The Sports Bank:
The Sports Bank will be counting down to the opening tip of the 2012-13 NBA season with team by team previews starting with the worst and working our way to the title contenders. There is no lockout this time around so let’s get going.
The Philadelphia 76ers made a major splash in the off-season by trading Andre Iguodala for Andrew Bynum in a four-team deal. The Sixers are hoping Bynum is able to stay healthy and help put them in contention for the Eastern Conference title.
2011-12: 35-31, 8th in Eastern Conference
Predicted EC Finish: 6th
Projected Depth Chart:
C: Andrew Bynum/Spencer Hawes/Kwame Brown
PF: Thaddues Young/Lavoy Allen/Arnett Moultrie
SF: Evan Turner/Dorell Wright/Damien Wilkins
SG: Jason Richardson/Nick Young
PG: Jrue Holiday/Royal Ivey/Maalik Wayns
Philadelphia’s off-season was: bold. Philly made a big move by swapping Andre Iguodala for Bynum who is in the final year of his contract. By making that deal, they ultimately anointed Bynum as thei...
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By no means is this post meant to disparage Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young, his above-average NBA career thus far after being drafted 12th overall by the Sixers in the 2007 draft, nor is there any intention to downplay the pretty impressive and thunderous one-handed put-back dunk Young threw down during a preseason game against [...]
The 76ers have had a pretty solid start to the 2012 preseason, especially considering they are playing without their prized offseason pickup, Andrew Bynum. The thinking goes that the team will only improve once Andrew hits the hardwood, so the team's 3-1 start to this preseason sans-Bynum is pretty promising. The Sixers have bested Eastern Conference goes Boston, Cleveland, and...
Philadelphia native, Maalik Wayns went un-drafted in the 2012 NBA draft this past summer, and is working hard to earn himself a roster spot on the new-look Philadelphia 76ers.
In his first three preseason games, Wayns averaged 13 points and 5 assists in zero starts. His most impressive performance came on Oct. 13 in a 108-105 overtime loss to superstar Deron Williams and the Brooklyn...
The Union suffered a 3-1 loss on saturday to the Houston Dynamo in Houston, Texas. The loss dropped the union to 10-16-6 while the houston dynamo at 14-8-11 clinched the final playoff spot in the eastern conference with the win. The Dynamo would strike first after a mistimed clearance from captain Carlos Valdes fell into the run of Houston forward Macoumba Kandji, who beat a pair...
The Philadelphia 76ers avenged their only preseason loss as they beat the Brooklyn Nets 106-96. The Nets primarily used their highly touted starting lineup of Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries and Brook Lopez. The Sixers were without Andrew Bynum who isn’t expected back until start of the regular season at the earliest and Evan Turner, both starters...
Back on Thursday, the Philadelphia 76ers took on the Cleveland Cavaliers in a preseason affair that featured a nasty slam dunk from Philly forward Thaddeus Young.Check out the reaction that this young 76ers fan give following the jam:(Courtesy of Sportress of Blogitude)
Dan Gadzuric did not appear in any of the Sixers preseason games.
Dorell Wright scored 20 points while Jrue Holiday added 10 points and six assists to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 88-79 on Sunday night in an exhibition game.
Nick Young scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half for the Sixers (5-1), who close out the preseason Monday night against the New York Knicks in Syracuse. Spencer Hawes scored 12 and Evan Turner...
Thaddeus Young had 24 points and nine rebounds, Dorell Wright added 18 points and 11 rebounds off the bench, and the Philadelphia 76ers held on to beat the Brooklyn Nets 106-96 on Friday night.
The Nets have lost their last two preseason games on their $1 billion home court after opening it with a win over Washington on Monday night.
The 76ers led by as much as 12 points in the...
Doc Rivers, Gregg Popovich and Doug Collins are candidates to replace Mike Krzyzewski as head coach of the United States' national basketball team.
Gone are Andre Igudala, Lou Williams and Elton Brand.
Here are Andrew Bynum, Jason Richardson and Nick Young.
Well, those of you who follow the Sixers day to day, not only know that big man Andrew Bynum came to town, but the 2012-13 team made a lot of changes.
New to the team are Bynum, Richardson, Young, Kwame Brown, Amett Moultrie, Devin Searcy, Maalik Wayns, Damien Wilkins...