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Thaddeus Young is out three weeks with a hamstring strain. Sixers coach Doug Collins hinted Monday night that Young would "be out for a while."
An MRI revealed Tuesday that Young suffered a Grade 1 strain, the least severe, 76ers beat writer Jason Wolfe reported. A Grade 3 strain would have been a complete tear of the muscle.
So Young is on the better side of his hamstring injury, but this still stings for Philadelphia. Young will miss about seven games. Luckily, the All-Star break adds a bit of a cushion.
The Philadelphia forward left Monday's game after 15 minutes and didn't return.
From a fantasy perspective, Lavoy Allen is likely to pick up some minutes. But I'd only pick him up in deep leagues, unless he shows something that wasn't there in the 32 games that he already started (averaging 6.8 points, 5.7 rebounds and .8 blocks in 24.4 minutes).
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A Philadelphia 76ers fan bought some absurdly cheap tickets for the team's game on Wednesday, and had a whole row to himself.
The Philadelphia 76ers received some disappointing news yesterday. Small forward Thaddeus Young will miss at least three weeks with a strained hamstring. He has a Grade I strain, which is the lowest grade a player can suffer, but it will still keep him on the bench for quite some time.According to Bob Cooney, beat writer for the 76ers, the injury was announced yesterday afternoon...
As if the Sixers front line wasn’t thin enough, they will now have to play 3 weeks without starting power forward, Thaddeus Young who is averaging 15 points and 7.4 rebounds a game. He has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 hamstring strain.
According to the Philadelphia Inquirer:
A 76ers spokesman said that forward Thaddeus Young has a Grade One left hamstring strain and will likely...
If Thaddeus Young is back three weeks from Tuesday, he will have missed seven games for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Tweet Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Nick Young is a player who at some point will probably drive you crazy if he’s on your favorite team. More often than not it’s because of his tendency to sometimes have less-than-desirable shot selection. Every now and then he will break out a spectacular play though, like this [...]
Since Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum hasn't played an official NBA game this season, we haven't exactly had a lot of Bynum content to go on.During Friday night's game against the Sacramento Kings, Andrew was sitting on the 76ers bench and Comcast Sportsnet California cameras caught Bynum's new hair-do: (Courtesy of SB Nation)
Philadelphia 76ers guard Jason Richarson will undergo season-ending knee surgery next week, according to Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears.
J-Rich will be out six to nine months after the surgery.
Richardson played 33 games, averaging 10.5 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.2 steals and .4 blocks in 28.4 minutes. This is a huge boost to Nick Young, who has been on a tear in...
Jason Richardson's potentially season-ending knee surgery is bad news for the Sixers, but potentially good news for Dorell Wright.
Wright's minutes have been erratic, but he played 30 minutes Wednesday, finishing with a fantasy-friendly line of nine points (4-8 FG), a three, eight rebounds, three assists, a steal and two blocks.
Keep in mind that in his last two games...
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The Philadelphia 76′ers have had an uneven season. The center piece was supposed to be Andrew Bynum but he has yet to suit up for a game this season. Right now he’s targeting after the All-Star break – next week- that doesn’t mean there still isn’t some excitement happening. check out this 360 dunk from Nick Young during Sixers vs. Magic.
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers won a game they were "supposed to win" Monday night, in the estimation of coach Doug Collins. But they lost a player they could ill afford to lose. Spencer Hawes had 21 points and a season-high 14 rebounds, as the Sixers sent the short-handed Orlando Magic to its 10th straight loss, 78-61, at the Wells Fargo Center. But the Sixers...
The biggest fear of Andrew Bynum's doctor is that he suffers a bone bruise.
PHILADELPHIA - Spencer Hawes had 21 points and a season-high 14 rebounds Monday night, as the Philadelphia 76ers sent the short-handed Orlando Magic to its 10th straight loss, 78-61. Nick Young added 15 points and Jrue Holiday contributed 13 points and 14 assists for the Sixers (21-26), who won their third straight. They limited Orlando to the fewest points by a Philadelphia opponent...
NewsTags: Nick YoungOrlando MagicPhiladelphia SixersSpencer HawesThe Philadelphia 76ers won their third straight game on Monday night, taking down the Orlando Magic 78-61. The Sixers have now improved to 21-26 on the season.
This was a win that the Sixers absolutely had to have. The Orlando Magic came into this game missing a handful of their...
The Indiana Pacers' lengthy home winning streak is still alive, but the Central Division leaders now have to figure out how to get a 'W' outside of Indianapolis.
Indiana will try to get that done Wednesday night when it concludes the NBA's only back-to-back-to-back set against a Philadelphia 76ers team that will be without Thaddeus Young for a while.
Just one day after the Philadelphia 76ers lost Thaddeus Young for about a month, the Los Angeles Lakers will be without Pau Gasol for at least the month of February. Last night against the Brooklyn Nets, Gasol went to jump to defend a Brook Lopez shot, but got no lift and went down grabbing his foot. He stayed in the game the next possession, but you could tell he was injured. The...