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Pro Sports Daily:
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young is used to playing the role of spark plug. On Friday night, he did a lot more than that, though. Young scored six of his 23 points in a decisive 17-2 fourth-quarter run, as the Sixers - who earlier frittered away a 19-point lead -- rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings, 89-80. Young also equaled his career high of 15 rebounds. Jrue Holiday scored 21 points and Nick Young 20 for the Sixers (20-26), who won consecutive games for the first time since late November. However, they are just 10-20 since winning 10 of their first 16 games this season. Tyreke Evans, a native of nearby Chester, Pa., had 29 points to lead the Kings (17-31), who dropped their second straight and fell to 5-19 on the road. Isaiah Thomas added 24 and DeMarcus Cousins chipped in 12 points and 12 rebounds. The Sixers overcame a season-high-tying 20 turnovers, eight of those by Holiday, to prevail. "We sure don't make anything easy on oursel...
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A judge who presided over Allen Iverson’s divorce ripped into the former NBA star’s parenting, stripped him of custody of his children, and ordered him to attend Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) to address his drinking problem, TMZ reports. The Atlanta judge recently signed off on Iverson’s divorce from ex-wife Tawanna, and awarded her legal and physical custody of the couple’s...
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A judge has reportedly ordered Allen Iverson into an Alcoholics Anonymous program as part of his divorce settlement.
76ers newly acquired big man Andrew Bynum hasn’t taken a step onto the hardwood yet during the 2012-13 season. But it appears he is headed in a positive direction in the healing process.
Doctors injected lubrication into both knees, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. The 2012 NBA All-Star, who tore his MCL against the Grizzlies in 2009 and tore his meniscus in 2010, is close...
To the pleasure of everyone, Philadelphia 76ers center, Andrew Bynum, showed off his new hair-do during Friday’s game against the Kings.Although this isn’t the first time Bynum has rocked braids, this new look is definitely an improvement from his only fro hair, wouldn’t you say? Will be interesting once Bynum is back on the court from his knee injuries, if he provides as...
Andrew Bynum still hasn’t played a game for the Philadelphia 76ers this season, so all we’ve been left to talk about is his knees, rehab, and hair. Luckily he’s provided us with plenty of material on all accounts. The evolution of Bynum’s hair this season has been simply amazing. First he started off with the Don King look. A month later he had transitioned into the Ike...
This morning, Michael Lee of the Washington Post authored one of the most entertaining articles of this NBA season. The article, entitled Nick Young’s ‘swag’ going strong in Philadelphia, concisely chronicles the growth of Nick Young’s swagger from his time spent with the Washington Wizards, the team that drafted him in 2007, through his 18-point performance in Wednesday...
As Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum prepares to make his first debut after going through surgery and rehab, precautions have to be taken. Bynum received Synvisc injections in both his knees according to John Finger of CSNPhilly.com. This synthetic lubricant is supposed to help provide some comfort for Bynum moving forward. Genzyme Corporation, the company that manufactures...
Thaddeus Young had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and Jrue Holiday scored 21 to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to an 89-80 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.
Nick Young scored 20 points to help the Sixers win consecutive games for the first time since they had a three-game winning streak from Nov. 25-30.
They beat Washington and the Kings this week for the rare winning streak...
Philadelphia 76ers coach Doug Collins has done his best patching together lineups with the team generally struggling without a couple key players.
As a result, players like Nick Young are beginning to embrace their roles.
Philadelphia reaches the halfway point of an eight-game homestand Friday night as it seeks an eighth victory in nine meetings with the Sacramento Kings.
Andrew Bynum previously received injections before training camp.