Found October 05, 2012 on
Philly Sports Live:
The Philadelphia 76ers will open up their 2012-2013 NBA Preseason against the Orlando Magic on Oct. 11th.
This will be one of seven preseason games the Sixers will play before their home and regular season opener on Oct. 31st against former teammate Andre Iguodala and the Denver Nuggets. The team’s new star, Andrew Bynum, will sit out the entire preseason after he had a successful knee procedure in Germany a few weeks ago in September.
The Sixers announced earlier in the week that they are just resting Bynum, and his knees are fine. Also, they’re optimistic that he will be ready for the team’s 2012-2013 season opener.
Sixers preseason schedule: Oct. 11th @ Orlando, Oct. 13th vs. Brooklyn, Oct. 15th vs. Boston, Oct. 17th vs. Cleveland, Oct. 19th @ Brooklyn, Oct. 21st @ Boston, Oct. 22nd vs. New York.
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Sixers point guard Jrue HolidayThe new look Sixers start the 2012-13 season with their biggest off-season acquisition on the bench. Andrew Bynum who for now will be limited for the next three weeks is a huge piece that the Sixers must have healthy and “the fans” need to be patient. Precaution, was the word used in regard to Bynum being shelved, so don’t expect much from Bynum...
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We close out our preview of the Atlantic Division by asking the Crossover Chronicles writers their thoughts on the big questions in the Atlantic Division.
1. Can Andrew Bynum and his troublesome knees carry this team and keep this team together?
Jeff Garcia: Carry the team? No. But Bynum is a great addition to the squad. If the Sixers expect to make waves for a full season...
B-Paul’s idol, David Aldridge previewed the Atlantic Division recently. DA declared the Atlantic, the most competitive division in the NBA. Aldridge says that beyond the Boston Celtics and New York Knicks, he expects the Philadelphia 76ers to make a big run at the division crown. Citing the Sixers moves, prior to acquiring Andrew Bynum, as [...]
Added: Anthony Randolph (FA), Andre Iguodala (Trade)
Lost: Aaron Afflalo, Al Harrington, Chris Anderson, Rudy Fernandez,
Draft: Evan Fournier (1st Round, 20th Overall), Quincy Miller (2nd Round, 38th Overall)
Free Agency Analysis: The team was relatively quiet when it came to free agency only picking up reserve forward, Anthony Randolph. He came into the league as a lottery pick...