Found May 27, 2012 on
When the dust settles, and the pain of a disappointing Game 7 defeat is eased by a few days of measured contemplation, 76ers fans will be quietly encouraged by a season in which their team defied expectations—and sometimes belief. Defeating the number-one seed Chicago Bulls in the first-round, albeit without Derrick Rose, and taking the 4th seed Celtics to seven games, was no mean feat.
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Season Averages: 11.6 PPG, 3.0 APG, 2.4 RPG (Played in 28 games)
Season Highlight: Rip Hamilton scored 18 of his 20 points in the third quarter against the Knicks at the United Center April 10th. It was the second game of a home-and-home against New York and the Bulls had lost the first game in OT at MSG. Derrick Rose sprained his ankle and could not play, so it was...
May 26: Kyle Korver was posed with fans at a Chicago Costco wearing a walking boot on his right foot. We know Korver battled injuries late in the season that he kept under wraps, but apparently they were worse than expected and may have even required some type of surgery.
May 28: Carlos Boozer poses with fans at a Miami bowling alley.
May 26: Carlos Boozer was seen wearing that at a mall in Miami on Saturday.
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Sports Illustrated asked 146 NBA players who they think is the league’s best pure shooter. Here are the results:
1. Ray Allen
2. Dirk Nowitzki
3. Kyle Korver
4. Anthony Morrow
5. Steve Nash
6. Stephen Curry
7. James Jones
8. Jason Kapono
9. Steve Novak
10. Ryan Anderson
11. J.J. Redick
12. Wesley Johnson
13. Kevin Durant
14. Joe Johnson
15. Derrick Rose
When it comes to talking about the improbable run the Philadelphia 76ers have made in this year's NBA Playoffs, I've heard a lot of negative things said about this team. Yes, I understand that the Chicago Bulls, the 76ers' first round opponent, was depleted from injuries to guard Derrick Rose and forward/center Joakim Noah. That obviously made it easier for Philly to...