Laker Fans: Embrace the tank

The last time the Lakers had (and kept) their first round draft pick, the draft took place the day before the first iPhone was released. On June 28, 2007, the Portland Trail Blazers infamously took talented big-man Greg Oden over some scrawny kid out of Texas named Kevin Durant. Al Horford, Mike Conley, and Joakim Noah also went in the top 10 of that draft, and current Laker Nick...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers vs. Miami - What Just Happened?

www.nba.com Silver liningnoun a sign of hope in an unfortunate or gloomy situation; a bright prospect: Every cloud has a silver lining. Balls-outadverb, adjectivewithout restraint; all-outThe Philadelphia 76ers played balls-out against Miami and by day two of the NBA season, the predetermined bottom had beaten the predetermined champions.  What silver lining...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Sixers' Brown dismisses assistant coaches

In his first big move as 76ers coach Brett Brown will not retain the team's assistant coaches. He informed Michael Curry Aaron McKie and Jeff Capel Thursday night they would not be a part of his staff. All three were holdovers from Doug Collins' staff and are under contract for one more year. It is unclear if they'll remain with the Sixers in another capacity. Curry...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

76ers Fire Three Assistant Coaches

New Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown has fired incumbent assistant coaches Michael Curry, Aaron McKie and Jeff Capel.  All three assistants had one year remaining on their contracts with the 76ers. “The decision takes nothing away from the talent and loyalty of Michael Curry, Aaron McKie and Jeff Capel, but is more about making a fresh start here in Philadelphia,...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Brown To Hire Own Staff With Sixers

The Philadephia 76ers parted ways with Michael Curry, Aaron McKie and Jeff Capel on Friday as Brett Brown will get to start fresh with a new staff. "I'm doing that for obvious reasons," said Brown, who was hired Monday. "I want to hire my own staff and have a clean start going in that direction. ... I feel like it's important that I come in with my own staff...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Obituary: Sixers Mascot Hip Hop Is Dead

HIP HOP (1996-2011), age 15, beloved by by his assistant Lil Hip Hop and his helpers the Hare Raisers. Loving mascot over the years for Allen Iverson, Eric Snow, Matt Geiger, Aaron McKie, Larry Hughes, Coach Larry Brown, Eric Montross, Clarence Weatherspoon, Tyrone Hill, Kyle Korver, Chris Webber, Samuel Dalembert, Kevin Ollie, Shavlik Randolph, Willie Green, Andre Igoudala, Louis...
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November 22, 2011  |  Discuss

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