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Thaddeus Young Leads Defense As Sixers Hold Off Pacers 96-86

In his fifth season, Sixers forward Thaddeus Young has established himself as one of the best defensive players in the league and one of the best Sixers defenders in recent memory.
Young’s value was evident last night as the Sixers held of the surprising Indiana Pacers 96-86 in front of a sparse but energetic crowd of […]

Sixers Blow Early Lead And Bow To The Jazz, 102-99

Last night the Sixers had an opportunity to gain momentum in this young but yet shortened NBA season. Instead Doug Collins’ troops dropped a winnable contest against a Utah Jazz squad still searching for an identity 102-99.
The Sixers blew a 13-point second quarter advantage to the Jazz who came into their home opener without center […]

Early Struggles Doom Sixers In 107-103 Loss To The Trailblazers

The 76’ers tried to run with the Portland Trailblazers early in their season opener, only to have it cost them in the end. The host Blazers, energized by the opening night home crowd jumped on the visiting Sixers with an array of dunks, layups and offensive rebounding that set the tone in their 107-103 victory […]

With The Lockout Over, What Can We Expect From The Sixers

With the NBA back in business, questions abound for the Philadelphia 76’ers who are under new ownership and are looking forward to building on the success of last season. The Sixers are still cap-strapped as the league salary cap remains at $58 million.

However, there is an amnesty provision that would allow the team to kick […]

Sixers Get Front Court Help And Iguodala Stays Put, For Now

It looks like the Sixers got what they wanted in their selections of Nikola Vucevic and Lavoy Allen.
The fans on the other hand did not.
The Sixers failed to move small forward Andre Iguodala last night, much to the chagrin of Sixers fans throughout the area. Whether the non-trade was by choice or by chance […]

Thaddeus Young Wants Multi-Year Deal, While Iggy Is On Trading Block

Trade news involving the 76ers is beginning to heat up.
Last night’s Sam Amick reported of two possible trade scenarios involving Sixers forward Andre Iguodala. One had the small forward being shipped to the Lakers for forwards Lamar Odom (expiring contract) and Ron Artest (three years remaining). The second an definitely the more beneficial of […]

Who Will Sixers Take At 16 & Will They Trade Iguodala?

With a little more than 24 hours before the NBA Draft I’m sure the phones of team president Rod Thorn and GM Ed Stefanski have been ringing incessantly about the availability of small forward Andre Iguodala “and other players”. And while the Sixers have remained tight-lipped on what their plans are for tomorrow night’s draft […]

Andre Iguodala For Monta Ellis: Does It Make Sense For Sixers?

The trade rumors involving the Philadelphia 76ers’ Andre Iguodala have surfaced once again and this time they may stick. According to ESPN’s Ric Bucher the Sixers would send Iguodala to the Golden State Warriors for shooting guard Monta Ellis in what would be a straight-up deal.
Financially, the deal works for both teams and gives […]

Dirk Nowitzki Takes Over Down The Stretch For Mavs, 95-93 Win

For all intents and purposes, the Dallas Mavericks did what they were supposed to do – win one of two in Miami.
The Mavericks took advantage missed shots, poor shot selection and turnovers to rally back from a 15-point fourth quarter deficit to steal a 95-93 victory evening the NBA Finals series at one game apiece.
Dirk […]

Scouting Report On The NBA Finals

A day that many NBA fans (particularly Cleveland) analysts and purists did
not want to see is now upon us. I think it’s safe to say that the Miami
Heat have earned the right to be playing for the Larry O’Brien Trophy. The



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