The summer of 2007 was a big year for the Magic. They hired Stan Van Gundy as their head coach and then picked up Rashard Lewis on a controversial max contract.
That summer, financial decisions aside, obviously changed the Magic as they won the division the following year and then escaped the first round of the Playoffs for the first time since 1996. A Finals trip followed in...
The Philadelphia 76ers announced today that the team has re-signed free agent center Tony Battie. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Sixers training camp roster now stands at 18.
“We are happy to have Tony back with us,” Sixers President of Basketball Operations Rod Thorn said. “He will add depth to [...]
The Philadelphia 76ers re-signed center Tony Battie on Monday.
#Sixers officially announced team has re-signed Tony Battie.
— Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) December 12, 2011
Yahoo had an article about Tony Battie and really summed it up best.
Battie appeared in nearly half the games for the 76ers in the 2010-11 season and averaged about 10 minutes. While those aren't spectacular numbers, they are really valuable to a team that is...
Tony Battie played in 38 games last season for the Sixers, averaging 2.6 points and 2.6 rebounds a game.
December 09, 2011
Finally, the one thing that every team wants: a win. Not just a win, but an emphatic win. Led by Jrue Holiday, the Sixers pulled off a 16 point win over the Nets.The game was close up to the fourth quarter, with the score tied at 66. Led by a group consisting of Lou Williams, Jrue Holiday, Andre Iguodala, Thaddeus Young and Tony Battie, the Sixers steadily pulled away, shooting 79...