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“Coach says that now”, confident Allen wants to start
Just after signing Kwame Brown to a two-year deal the second year being a player option, Coach Collins declared Brown the starter. Second year player Lavoy Allen, who was also re-signed will come off the bench for the Sixers. Allen, who after hearing Coach Collins statement came back with a very note worthy quote, “Coach says that now.”
The increased minutes in the playoffs, the new contract for Allen and this great quote makes you believe that Allen is hungry for a starting job. Was it wrong for Coach Collins to immediately hand Brown the starting job? Or does Coach Collins believe that by keeping him hungry and keeping the pressure off, Lavoy Allen will excel?
Allen showed us some talent in the playoff run averaging 6.3 points and 5 boards in just under 20 minutes a game. I have written previously that I am not too thrilled with the starting five as planned today. By mid-season if Coach Collins’ approach is correct we might fin...
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Jodie Meeks says he won't sign a veteran's minimum, well if he doesn't want it I'll gladly take it, our skill set is probably about the same.
Meeks, the former Kentucky Wildcat, didn't receive an extension from the Philadelphia 76ers after a run in the post-season and rightfully so with his dip in production. However, Meeks thinks he deserves more than what...
Earlier today Argentina’s men’s basketball team got the better of South American foe Brazil 82-77 to advance to the semifinals for the third consecutive Olympics. Familiar names to NBA fans led the way for Argentina as Luis Scola scored 17, Manu Ginobili and Carlos Delfino each added 16, and Andres Nocioni had 12. [...]
We’ve had some pretty great moments in Olympic basketball thus far, and the best ones have yet to come with the later stages coming up. Athletic players tend to thrive in international play, as the games can get more wide open and become a track meet.
You can now add Andres Nocioni to the list of the victims.
Watch the mean crossover that Leandro Barbosa gave Nocioni in today’s...
Now hear me out before you caste judgement on a zealous title that you think may over-glorify the efforts of Sixers' forward Andre Iguodala. Honestly looking at the previous 6 quarters (before the obvious Kevin Durant takeover against Argentina on Monday night) without the help and perimeter defense of Iguodala, these games may have ended up a little differently.
As a city, we...
The Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers are engaged in a four-way blockbuster deal that could send center Dwight Howard to the Lakers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
The possible deal would be Howard and Nuggets forward Al Harrington going to the Lakers, Sixers guard Andre Iguodala going to the Nuggets, Lakers center Andrew...
This is as good of an ankle breaker as you will see in any basketball game, ever. Poor Andres Nocioni looked like he was a lost child wandering around a mall with his pants down around his ankles. Poor little guy will have nightmares about this for quite a while. Argentina beat Brazil to land themselves in the semi-finals.
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We might be losing Iguodala folks, that's either great for some of you or horrible for the rest of you, eithere way this is beneficial for our Philadelphia franchise.
"There are multiple moving parts in the fluid talks”, said Rant Sports’ Director of Content Dan Parzych. “The framework of a possible deal includes Howard and Denver forward Al Harrington going to...
Every time I see a killer crossover now, I just think "BROKEN ANKLES" from the Kobe Bryant Nike commercial.Here is Brazil's Leandro Barbosa breaking Argentina's Andres Nocioni ankles in the semifinal round of the 2012 London Summer Olympics: