Feb 192011
Sixers Runaround: 02.19.11; Speights trade rumor, All-Star break, more...

February 19: Philadelphia 76ers news and stories from around the web… Sixers players eager to take advantage of All-Star break February 17 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Following last night’s contest against the Houston Rockets, you could almost hear the “all clear” siren in the Sixers’ locker room.  It was like the last day of school and the [More…]

Team effort lifts 76ers over Nets

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Nov 282010
Team effort lifts 76ers over Nets

November 28 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Everybody chipped in Saturday night for the 76ers. There was point guard Jrue Holiday getting a team-high 20 points to go with 13 assists to tie his career-high. Swingman Andre Iguodala, in his fourth game back since missing time with an Achilles tendon injury, got the team out of the gate [More…]

Nov 242010
For Sixers, another overtime loss to Wizards

November 24 Philadelphia Daily News: “No question Doug Collins wanted to travel south to the Verizon Center and erase his worst memory as the 76ers coach: His team’s overtime loss to the Washington Wizards at the beginning of this month. He succeeded in erasing it – supplanting it with an even worse memory. The Sixers [More…]

Nov 232010
Tough schedule toughens young Sixers team

November 23 Philadelphia Daily News: “When Doug Collins was named the 76ers‘ head coach in May, he knew his task was monumental. Little did he know that the NBA schedule makers would make it even more difficult. Tonight, the Sixers play at the Washington Wizards, the first of four games in 5 days. When those [More…]

Nov 152010
Sixers Runaround: 11.15.10; Turner and Holiday schooled, more...

November 15: Philadelphia 76ers news and stories from around the web… Sixers’ young guns Holiday and Turner were schooled by Spurs stars Parker and Ginobili November 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “On Saturday night, no duo was more outdueled than the 76ers’ starting backcourt. Second-year point guard Jrue Holiday and rookie Evan Turner, the Sixers’ young-gun starters, [More…]

Holiday, Turner are starting duo

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Nov 132010
Holiday, Turner are starting duo

November 13 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The 76ers‘ backcourt of the future is now. Coach Doug Collins appears to have settled on second-year point guard Jrue Holiday and rookie shooting guard Evan Turner as starters. It took an injury to swingman Andre Iguodala, formerly the team’s shooting guard, to open space in the starting lineup for Turner. [More…]

Nov 102010
Future is now for youthful Sixers backcourt

November 10 Philadelphia Daily News: “This was the 76ers‘ backcourt combination of the future that Doug Collins, at the start of training camp, wasn’t sure would ever work. This was second-year point guard Jrue Holiday, who basically was on the court for about half of his rookie season, and rookie Evan Turner, the No. 2 [More…]

Holiday endures shaky start

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Oct 292010
Holiday endures shaky start

October 29 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Jrue Holiday opened the regular season Wednesday as the 76ers‘ starting point guard, enduring the kind of forgettable night that only statistics can illustrate: six points (2-of-9 shooting) and five turnovers in 21 minutes. Midway through the first quarter, coach Doug Collins yanked Holiday and replaced him with rookie swingman Evan [More…]