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Philadelphia 76ers: Is Their Lack of Defense a Cause For Preseason Panic?

October 11th, 2010
There is a common trend in the NBA about the weight fans and writers should put into the NBA Summer League and preseason performance. Most teams spend their summer league teaching young talents and spend most of the preseason working out their kinks, but ...

Darius Songaila, Craig Brackins To 76ers For Jason Smith, Willie Green

September 23rd, 2010
The Philadelphia 76ers have announced a trade with the New Orleans Hornets that will send center Jason Smith and guard Willie Green to New Orleans in exchange for forward Darius Songaila and rookie Craig Brackins. The deal was rumored this morning, and general manager Rod Thorn made the official announcement ...

A.I. Chronicles Part I: Is China a Legitimate Option for Iverson?

September 20th, 2010
This article is part one of a two-part piece chronicling the Philadelphia 76ers and their history with the A.I. Part one will chronicle former guard Allen Iverson and his future in the NBA and abroad. By now most NBA fans have heard the news that Allen Iverson has expressed an interest ...

NBA Youth Movement May Help The Philadelphia 76ers into the Playoffs

September 12th, 2010
Most of this year's offseason has been centered around the growth of super teams in Miami and the potential for others in Chicago and New York. The focus of all of these talks are the big names of the NBA and their potential for long-term success with their new teams. Players ...

Is Li-Ning the Next Shoe Superpower? Evan Turner Thinks So

August 25th, 2010
(Philadelphia, PA)—LeBron James has Nike, John Wall just signed a deal with Reebok, and Sixers rookie Evan Turner has Li-Ning? That's right, the former Big Ten Player of the Year is the second NBA player to sign with the fastest growing shoe company in China. The formal announcement was made yesterday by ...

With Rajon Rondo Out, Andre Iguodala Makes Team USA

August 24th, 2010
(International) - Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics has officially announced his resignation for the USA National Basketball team just days before the team was set to make their final cuts. Before Rondo's decision head coach Mike Krzyzewski had dwindled the roster to 13 players and was set to make ...

Philadelphia 76ers 2010-11 Preview: Starting Lineups

August 21st, 2010
(Philadelphia, PA)- 2010-11 is going to be a rebuilding year for the Philadelphia 76ers.With a new head coach in Doug Collins as well as a new team president in Rod Thorn, the team hopes to take steps forward and leave their 27-55 season behind them.The Sixers are also looking into ...

Philadelphia 76ers 2010-11 Preview: Point Guard

August 19th, 2010
When you think about the history of the Philadelphia 76ers guard position, you often think of a few names. If you're between the ages of 16 and 30, you mostly think of the name Allen Iverson. If you reside somewhere between the ages of 30 and 55, the name ...

Philadelphia 76ers 2010-11 Preview: Shooting Guard

August 16th, 2010
"The biggest gap we have in the roster is at the shooting guard position."—Head Coach Doug Collins before the NBA Draft. (Philadelphia, PA)—Just as a bad trade can set a franchise back for years a solid draft pick can do the opposite, and that is what the Philadelphia 76ers are hoping ...

Report: Philadelphia 76ers Hire Rod Thorn As New Team President

August 11th, 2010
  The Philadelphia 76ers have reportedly agreed to terms to bring on Rod Thorn as the organizations new team president. Thorn is a career basketball man and has most recently spent time with the New Jersey Nets. A formal announcement is expected to be made later this week. Thorn was the Nets ...