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Evan Turner Cavaliers

2013 NBA Draft Rumors: Evan Turner to Cleveland, No. 1 Pick to Philly?

As of 10 PM on Wednesday night, the night before the 2013 NBA Draft, a rumor emerged about a possible trade between the Philadelphia 76ers and Cleveland Cavaliers. This would be the first trade for both squads this summer. The Cavaliers are reportedly (nothing is official, merely a rumor at this point) offering the No. 1 overall […]

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Sixers Make or Break Offseason: Shooting Guard Edition

The Sixers  have some decisions to make at the shooting guard position. With Evan Turner’s career not panning out like a No. 2 overall pick’s career should, the Sixers should either keep Turner until his contract expires and see where his career goes. Or, they should just get rid of him via trade or waiver […]

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76ers Make or Break Offseason: Big Men Edition

Despite what has been a VERY disappointing season for the Sixers, the very, very near future can “shine bright like a diamond” for this Philly squad. I don’t need to explain why the Sixers have had a “cloudy with a chance” season with all of the focus on the Andrew Bynum saga. But with an […]

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Why Philadelphia Owes Andre Iguodala a HUGE Apology

Alright, I’ll be the first to admit that at times, I bad-mouthed and hated Andre Iguodala. But, I was a much bigger fan of Iguodala than most other Sixers’ fans were. Who can blame us Sixers’ fans for sometimes hating ‘Dre? After the 2007-08 season in which Iguodala averaged 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists […]

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Sixers Get First Win Against Brooklyn Nets: Recap and Analysis

Having won one of their last thirteen games, the Sixers returned home for a game against the Brooklyn Nets. The Sixers, who have lost thirteen straight road games, went 0-3 on their last road trip. Their most recent loss was to a struggling Magic team, who won six out of their last thirty-nine games. Things […]

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Putting the Swag Back in “Swaggy P”: Nick Young’s Rebirth in Philadelphia

As soon as the Sixers’ highly valuable sixth man, Lou Williams, signed with his hometown Atlanta Hawks, the Sixers knew that they needed to find someone who could do what Lou Williams did, and quick. Nick Young, who had been traded to the Los Angeles Clippers midway through last season, was a free agent. The […]

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Drafting and Developing Jrue Holiday: How Eddie Jordan Found a Diamond in the Rough

Four years ago, the Philadelphia 76ers were in a rebuilding stage after losing in the first round of the playoffs to the Orlando Magic. They were also trying to find a solution to their point guard problems after losing Andre Miller to free agency. They brought in Eddie Jordan as their new head coach, went […]

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Holiday’s Career Night Helps Sixers Rout Knicks: Recap and Analysis

Two days after it was revealed that he made the 2013 Eastern Conference All-Star team, Jrue Holiday and the Philadelphia 76ers were out to get a win at home versus the New York Knicks. The Sixers (18-25) have suddenly found the desperation necessary to pick up key wins. The Knicks (26-15) have already won two […]

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Sixers Start Hot, End Hot Against Lakers: Recap and Analysis

The Philadelphia 76ers (15-17) had lost 8 of their last 9 road games, and heading to LA to face the Los Angeles Lakers (15-16), another road loss looked inevitable. A potential All-Star, Jrue Holiday was looking to treat 35 of his family members to a show in Hollywood. The last time the Sixers beat the […]

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Sixers, Turner Spoil Brand’s Return: Recap and Analysis

The Sixers were home once again, on Tuesday night. Fresh off a thrilling win against the Suns, the Sixers were hoping to end a six game-losing streak versus the Dallas Mavericks. They were also hoping to extend a streak of games where they scored 100+ points. In the first quarter, the Sixers started out VERY […]

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Philadelphia 76ers: Why Jrue Holiday Is A Bonafide All-Star

There is no question that Jrue Holiday, at the age of 22, has been the Philadelphia 76ers’ best player this season. The fourth year point guard is averaging 19 points and 9 assists per game. But he is also doing more than just that. He is scoring throughout the game, not just at the wrong […]

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Sixers-Bucks Preview

Fresh off a three-game sweep of a road trip, the Sixers are looking to continue their streak of wins on Monday when they return home, against the Bucks. The Bucks (3-2, 2-0 on the road) have showcased some new-and-improved talent, which could prove to be a problem for the Sixers. The Sixers (4-2, 1-1 at […]

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