Author Archive

Philadelphia 76ers Schedule: Slow Start Could Lead to a Losing Season

August 10th, 2010
(Philadelphia, PA)- The NBA released their 2010-11 regular season schedule today. For the Philadelphia 76ers, the powers that be were not so nice, giving the team one of the hardest roads to the playoffs in years. The Sixers are looking to improve from their 27-55 record in 2009-10, in which they ...

The NBA Won’t Give UK Fans Quality Basketball

August 9th, 2010
(New York, NY)- The NBA has announced that in March, the league will hold their first ever regular season in Europe. The New Jersey Nets and Toronto Raptors will play two games on March fourth and fifth at London's O2 Arena, thus increasing the NBA as a global brand and ...

Philadelphia 76ers 2010-11 Preview: Centers

August 9th, 2010
  "My focus will be defense, defense, defense. That's what I want to do to make us a winner again. And I think it can happen now.''—76ers Center Marreese Speights. (Philadelphia, PA)—I know that it was Vince Lombardi who said "The best defense is a good offense" but in the case ...

Philadelphia 76ers Forward Andres Nocioni Injured in FIBA Training Camp

August 2nd, 2010
Sixers forward and Argentinian National Team player Andres Nocioni injured his ankle on Saturday while practicing for the upcoming FIBA World Championships. His status for the tournament is unknown. Nocioni was one of the key pieces in this summer's trade with the Sacramento Kings that sent Samuel Dalembert to Sacramento ...

Andre Iguodala Making Strides To Join Team USA

July 29th, 2010
(Las Vegas, NV)- Every child dreams about one day becoming a professional athlete, and when that is achieved many further dream to one day represent their country or homeland on a international stage. For Sixers forward Andre Iguodala the road to that dream has been a tough one. Iguodala is present this ...

Tony Battie Comes Full Circle with Sixers: A Lesson in Draft Logic

July 22nd, 2010
This summer was a big offseason for the Philadelphia 76ers; laugh if you may, but the team will look drastically different than last season, although they stayed completely inactive. Despite being non existent in the free-agent fiasco, the Sixers made major changes with the acquisition of new head coach Doug Collins and ...

Philadelphia 76ers Add Depth With Center Tony Battie (With Video)

July 21st, 2010
(Philadelphia, PA) - The Philadelphia 76ers acquired free agent center Tony Battie to an undisclosed contract. Battie is a 12 year pro and has played most recently with the Orlando Magic and New Jersey Nets. This move will add more depth for the Sixers in the front ...

New Jersey Nets Hire Billy King as GM: Is Mikhail Prokhorov Confused?

July 15th, 2010
It's a well-known fact that throughout the world certain countries receive U.S. imports later than others. There are still some countries that have not yet received Michael Jackson's Thriller, countries full of Members Only jackets and Jordache jeans.I never thought it would be the world power of Russia, but from ...

Philadelphia 76ers and Evan Turner Agree on Deal

July 15th, 2010
(Philadelphia, PA) - The Philadelphia 76ers and second overall pick Evan Turner have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with a club option for the third. The team announced they agreed to terms last night and will pay the former Ohio State All-American $3.8 million his rookie season (league minimum) ...

Two Sides Divided: Is the NBA Preparing for a Lockout?

July 15th, 2010
Despite one of the most popular NBA Finals in history and the historic popularity of the free-agent summer, it seems the NBA and the Players Association are readily preparing for a lockout of the 2011-12 season. The NBA is holding its annual owners meeting in Las Vegas, and the hot topic under discussion is ...