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Holiday Rondo

Turner, Holiday Help Sixers Get Revenge Against Celtics

The Philadelphia 76ers (3-2) were in Beantown on Friday night, looking to continue their win streak and beat the Boston Celtics (2-3) at TD Garden. Although they emerged victorious, the Sixers were looking to come back from a veryugly game in New Orleans in which they only managed to score 77 points. The last time […]

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Knicks, Three-Pointers Sink Sixers In Back End of Home and Home

For the second day in a row, two Atlantic Division rivals met for the second day in a row, this time in Philadelphia. The Sixers were looking to bounce back after a tough 100-84 loss on Sunday to the Knicks. The Sixers also were trying to improve their defense on Knicks SF turned PF, Carmelo […]

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Sixers vs. Nets at AC Boardwalk Classic: Grades and Topics

The Brooklyn Nets debuted against the Sixers on Saturday, in Atlantic City. It was the highly anticipated Atlantic City Boardwalk Classic. Many were in attendance, including myself. For a preseason game, it was a fantastic game from the Fourth Quarter on. The Nets debuted very dominantly. Deron Williams played well, Joe Johnson made some shots, […]

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Iggy Playoffs

Philadelphia 76ers: With 5 Seconds Left, Who Gets the Ball?

Coming into this season, the Philadelphia 76ers had a lot of problems. They didn’t have a dominant big man, they lacked quality shooters and they simply weren’t good at scoring. They managed to fix a lot of those problems thanks to some smart moves by the front office; but not everything is all set and […]

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What Does the “Dwight Trade” Do for Each Team?

After the 4-team blockbuster that sent Dwight Howard to the Lakers, many NBA analysts and fans think they know what is going to happen to the teams involved. Everyone believes that the Lakers are going to win numerous championships and every year will be a Lakers-Heat NBA Finals matchup. Some say the 76ers just got […]

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Game 6: Iguodala, 76ers Eliminate Bulls

The Philadelphia 76ers and Chicago Bulls matched up in a pivotal Game 6 on Thursday in Philadelphia. The Sixers were looking to end the Bulls series comeback attempt, while the Bulls were trying to bring it back to “the Windy City” for Game 7. Center Joakim Noah ended up being a “DNP” even though he […]

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How to beat the bulls

How Can the 76ers ‘Beat the Bulls’ in Game 6?

As some NBA fans may remember, the Sixers’ and Knicks’ records determined two things: 1) Who would claim the 7th or 8th seed and 2) Who would play the Bulls or Heat in the first round. The Sixers played it smart and lost their last game, while the Knicks won over the reeling Charlotte Bobcats. […]

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Sixers beat Bulls Game 4

Sixers Hold On Against Bulls, Take 3-1 Lead

The Philadelphia 76ers entered the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday afternoon looking to take a hold of their first-round playoff series, having won back-to-back games to take a 2-1 series lead. With Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose both out, it seemed that the Sixers were being given all the tools to win the series and […]

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Jrue Holiday Sixers Beat Bulls Game 2

NBA Playoffs: Holiday, 76ers Crush Rose-less Bulls

Just two days after Chicago was crushed to hear that Derrick Rose would not be returning to the court this season due to a torn ACL, the re-energized Philadelphia 76ers were looking to get back on track and tie up the series at 1. Despite a high-scoring first quarter, Philly stayed in the game. Andre […]

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Nets beat Sixers

Green, Brooks Fuel Nets Past 76ers

The Nets were in the City of Brother Love on Friday, looking to derail the Sixers’ postseason push. It was sloppy on both sides, but the Nets prevailed, 95-89. The first quarter saw runs by each team. 3 straight Elton Brand buckets helped the 76ers run out to a quick 6-0 advantage, and then Jrue […]

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Celtics Smash 76ers in Big Game

The Sixers went to Boston on Sunday evening, looking to rebound from a tough home loss to Orlando. The Celtics, who are o-2 against the Sixers, needed a victory to bolster their lead in the Atlantic Division. The Celtics had a two game lead over the 76ers (29-27). The Sixers, who had lost 3 straight […]

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Sixers Losing

Philadelphia 76ers: What Has Caused Their Struggles?

After a 3-13 start last season, the Sixers were led by Doug Collins to the 7th seed in the East with a 41-41 record. They faced the Miami Heat in the first round. In 4 of the 5 games, the Sixers had a double-digit leads (anywhere from 11-16 points), but nonetheless the Heat came back […]

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