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While the Philadelphia 76ers have held their own thus far, steady production from Evan Turner could make them all the more formidable.
Turner and the 76ers try for their third straight win overall and sixth in seven games against the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night.
After opening this five-game homestand with back-to-back losses, Philadelphia (6-4) improved to 3-3 at the Wells Fargo Center with a pair of wins over the weekend. Turner had 11 points in a 99-93 victory over Utah on Friday before recording 19 points, a career-high nine assists and six rebounds in the 76ers' 86-79 win over Cleveland on Sunday.
Despite going 8 of 12 from the field Sunday, Turner is shooting a career-low 40.8 percent. More efficient efforts could go a long way for Philadelphia, which is 4-0 when Turner makes at least 45.0 percent from the floor.
"Evan shows flashes," coach Doug Collins said. "I told him: `Stop putting so much pressure on yourself.' Evan is a perfectionist. He wo...
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Andrew Bynum comes across as a bit of a goofball, but would someone actually say the center doesn't even like playing basketball?
As Philadelphia 76ers anxiously await the debut of Andrew Bynum, they may be frustrated to learn one of the reasons why the big man’s knees have been bothering him. According to ESPN.com, Bynum may have done additional damage to his knees when he suffered an “unspecified injury” earlier this month while bowling. Bynum said on Friday that he suffered a “setback” with his...
Wanna know why Andrew Bynum has pushed back his return?
The guy re-injured his knee, bowling. I mean, c’mon, seriously? The city of Philadelphia has been waiting for his return on pins and needles, on now they have to deal with the fact that he isn’t taking his recovery seriously.
Bynum is a free agent next season, unrestricted. This could get ugly.
Regular readers of these pages, are well aware of the amount of criticism that Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum, has received from this corner over the years. Although, Bynum’s talent has never been questioned, his durability certainly has been up for debate; as he has spent a good part of his career in the Association on the sidelines, due to injuries. Spending his first...
PHILADELPHIA - Evan Turner had 19 points, nine assists and six rebounds Sunday night, as the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Cleveland Cavaliers, 86-79. Jrue Holiday added 14 points and nine assists for the Sixers (6-4), who won their second straight. Alonozo Gee scored 17 points and Anderson Varejao had 14 points and 15 rebounds for the Cavaliers (2-8), who dropped their sixth...
Remember when the Cavaliers almost traded for Andrew Bynum?
No ones really saying how close the Cavs actually came to obtaining Bynum from the Lakers in the off-season, but theres no doubt they were involved in talks. Instead, Bynum was shipped to Philadelphia in a deal that send Dwight Howard from Orlando to the Lakers.
And Bynum hasnt played. Not preseason, not now...
BOWLING? Are you kidding me? Bowling? On Sunday, Sixers center Andrew Bynum said he does indeed believe that he injured his left knee while bowling a week ago Saturday. Bynum, who has not played for the Sixers in the preseason or regular season since coming over from the Los Angeles Lakers, said he most recently…
Andrew Bynum contends that he did not suffer any trauma to the knee.
Jason Richardson scored six of his 21 points late in the fourth quarter, Nick Young had 23 off the bench and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 106-98 on Tuesday night.
Jrue Holiday had 19 points and 12 assists and Thad Young scored 18 to help the Sixers win their third straight game.
DeMar DeRozan had 24 and Andrea Bargnani scored 22 for the Raptors, who...
By now you’ve heard the news that Sixers center Andrew Bynum had another setback with his knee(s) and his timetable to get on the court with the team is unknown. But what you may not know is what may have caused that setback. The culprit, bowling. Multiple sources state that Bynum suffered an unspecified injury [...]