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The Sixers have had an extremely busy offseason, dropping and adding players in an attempt to return to their days of NBA dominance. The Sixers exciting summer was of course capped off by the acquisition of blockbuster big Andrew Bynum, who will hopefully become Philly's center of the future. While in flux for a while, the Sixers roster for this upcoming season seems to be set, varying vastly from the the lineup that beat the Bulls and pushed Boston to 7 in last year's Eastern semis. Gone are Iguadala, Elton Brand, and leading scorer Lou Williams. In their place we find Bynum, Kwame Brown, and a plethora of wing players (J Rich, Nick Young, Dorell Wright). This current Sixer squad is deeper, more well-rounded, and better constructed to compete. With so many options for Coach Collins to consider, it is no surprise that the starting lineup is not yet set, and there seems to be some uncertainty around it, at least from media members. As many of the players on this team have n...
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Andrew Bynum has the size and ability to be one of the best centers in the NBA. His skill has never really been in question. His motivation has. Sixers fans are hoping a change of scenery will mean a change in attitude and a new beginning for their franchise. As someone who worked with Bynum for quite some time, Kareem Abdul-Jabar knows all about the former Laker’s tendencies and...
The moment Andrew Bynum stepped into the National Constitution Center he heard hundreds of Philadelphia 76ers fans chanting his name.
Bynum made his first appearance on Wednesday wearing a Sixers T-shirt. He said during the press conference he is excited and likes that the roster is young and believes they can be dominate.
His contract is up after this season, but the big...
Yesterday, over 1,000 Philadelphia fans were screaming, chanting, and yelling. These fans were going crazy! Words couldn’t describe the excitement in the atmosphere.
Yesterday afternoon, at about 12:15, the Philadelphia National Constitutional Center was packed, full of energized 1,000 plus fans, screaming and chanting every chance they got. The Philadelphia 76ers introduced to...
This isn’t ground breaking news from Kareem.
Just confirms what we already knew.
“Dwight is very committed to playing and winning,” Abdul-Jabbar said. “Andrew has been up and down on that issue. There are times he wants to play, do a great job and he goes out and does it. Then there are other times where it seems like he’s not focused.
…”When I first started working...
Andrew Bynum the “face of the franchise”, well he certainly said all the right things in his official unveiling. The Sixers in acquiring the center have elevated themselves to the top of the Eastern Conference. I have to admit I was very surprised by the trade considering prior to it they resigned Lavoy Allen, Spencer Hawes and signed free agent Kwame Brown. The trade, is a...
Miami, Chicago, then Philadelphia. Those are my top-three teams in the Eastern Conference right now. By right now I mean on paper. We certainly have not played a game yet, and I do realize that Indiana might disagree this statement. But I am going to make it anyway.
What made the Indiana Pacers so successful last season -- at least an All Star part of that equation - was the fact...
As the Philadelphia 76ers officially introduced new star
Center Andrew Bynum yesterday, the Atlantic Division figures to be the toughest
it has been since the arrival of Garnett in the summer of 2007. Somehow, Philly
was able to parlay defensive specialist Andre Iguodala into the leagues second
best Center in the 4-team Dwight Howard trade. Bynum is a legitimate 7’1, bulky
Being excited is an understatement in regards to the Philadelphia 76ers fans’ reaction to hearing that the two-time NBA champion in Andrew Bynum will be the new face of the franchise.
The 24-year old has yet to reach his prime in the NBA, and is ecstatic to get his chance to be ‘the guy’ of his team after taking a back seat to the five-time world champion, Kobe Bryant, for...
The Philadelphia 76ers made a smart move. After years of standing pat, the 76ers grabbed life by the horns and took a chance by trading longtime starter Andre Iguodala, for star center Andrew Bynum. The ceiling of the Andre Iguodala era in Philadelphia reached it’s peak this past season, when Iguodala and Philadelphia took Boston to a seventh game in the eastern...
There’s been a tremendous amount of attention shined on the Los Angeles Lakers for acquiring Dwight Howard close to nothing. Afterall, they were able to hold on to Pau Gasol and “only” departing with Andrew Bynum. Let’s give credit where credit is due. However, let’s not forget a quiet, cunning ninja that was silently plotting [...]
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