Now in the conference semifinals round, all four series in the NBA playoffs currently stand deadlocked at 1-1 as of May 8. In the Eastern Conference, the Miami Heat and New York Knicks used their second games in the series to recover from befuddling losses to lower-seeded opponents in their respective series openers. In the [...]
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After several years of mediocrity and stagnancy, the Philadelphia 76ers have entered a new era. As part of a four-team blockbuster trade Aug. 10, the Sixers acquired star center Andrew Bynum from the Los Angeles Lakers. Bynum, a two-time NBA champion and one-time all-star, had a career season in 2012, averaging 18.7 points and 11.8 [...]
The Philadelphia 76ers entered the 2012 offseason with many unanswered questions regarding the team’s future on the court. Over the last few years, the 76ers’ organization has struggled to choose a defined path for the team. Despite a first-round playoff series win against the top-seeded Chicago Bulls and a grueling seven-game series against a veteran [...]
At all of the Philadelphia 76ers’ home games during their series against the Boston Celtics, fans were given T-shirts printed with a Sixers logo and the slogan “Passionate. Intense. Proud.” The fans are passionate, and the players are intense, but it is hard to be proud. The Sixers lost Game 7 to the Celtics, and [...]
In the early 1980s, the time of J. Moses Malone and Maurice Cheeks, one Philadelphia 76ers player stood out against the Boston Celtics. Andrew Toney, a shooting guard who could score just about any way imaginable, always dominated the Celtics, especially in the 1982 Eastern Conference Finals, where he averaged 26 points per game. Due [...]
In 2003, the last time the Philadelphia 76ers made it to the second round of the playoffs, I nervously sat in my seat at the First Union Center, now known as the Wells Fargo Center. I was watching the Sixers take on the Detroit Pistons in some second-round action. At one point in the game, [...]
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