Apr 182011
Sixers G Lou Williams

Sixers G Lou Williams

April 18:

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In Game 2, Sixers must match Heat’s aggressiveness

April 18 Philly.com: 

“Playoff basketball is all about physicality. When the games often slow down to half-court affairs, the bigger and the stronger usually come out the victors. That certainly was the case Saturday as the Miami Heat took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven, opening-round series against the 76ers with a 97-89 victory.

Sixers counting on Williams

April 18 Philly.com: 

“Lou Williams and Doug Collins were lounging on the pricey sideline seats of AmericanAirlines Arena. The 76ers’ off-day practice in Miami had just ended and Collins walked over to join his combination guard, the player he has said is “the voice” of this team. You could have imagined any number of conversation topics between player and coach: How was Lou’s hamstring feeling?

Iguodala needs to add points to his list for Sixers

April 18 Philly.com columnist Bob Cooney:

“Andre Iguodala is playing with a balky knee that has been bothering him most of the season and caused him to miss the final two regular-season games in order to get ready for this playoff series against the Miami Heat, which the 76ers now trail 1-0 after Saturday’s 97-89 loss. In Game 1, Iguodala was originally assigned to guard LeBron James and did more than an admirable job by limiting him to four field goals.

Sixers hoping defensive switch pays off

April 18 Philly.com columnist Ashley Fox:

“During their hours of preparation for their first-round playoff series against the Miami Heat, Doug Collins and his coaching staff found something, not a weakness necessarily, but an potential defensive advantage. Over the last month or so, Dwyane Wade has become the Heat’s go-to player in the clutch, using his aggressiveness to attack the basket and score.

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