Dec 212010
Sixers Runaround: 12.21.10; Turner, Brand, more...

December 21: Philadelphia 76ers news and stories from around the web… Turner can’t seem to find a home in Sixers’ lineup December 21 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Bob Cooney: “At this time of the year, homecomings are about as customary as live, decorated Christmas trees filling front windows. Getting to reunite with some family and friends [More…]

What Sixers need this holiday season

 Posted by at 3:26 pm
Nov 262010
What Sixers need this holiday season

November 26 Philadelphia Daily News  columnist Bob Cooney: “YESTERDAY OFFICIALLY began the holiday season for many. Although it should be a time of giving thanks and time spent with family, gift-giving is also a big part of this time of year. If we were so inclined, here are the gifts that we would give to members [More…]

Nov 252010
Collins can't find right rotation as 76ers fall to Raptors

November 25 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Every few minutes, 76ers coach Doug Collins popped from his seat and turned to look at his bench as if some other, different players had appeared when he wasn’t looking. Similar to repeatedly pulling open the refrigerator door and hoping a stroke of magic had filled the empty shelves, Collins seemed [More…]

Brand leads 76ers past Pacers, 101-75

 Posted by at 10:33 pm
Nov 032010
Brand leads 76ers past Pacers, 101-75

November 3 Associated Press: PHILADELPHIA – Elton Brand had 25 points and 12 rebounds, and Thaddeus Young scored 16 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers to their first victory of the season, 101-75 over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Sixers coach Doug Collins wasn’t around to celebrate his first win since he was hired [More…]

Collins: 76ers need leaders

 Posted by at 10:46 am
Oct 082010
Collins: 76ers need leaders

October 8 Philadelphia Inquirer: “In the final minutes of Wednesday’s lopsided loss to the Boston Celtics, Doug Collins called to Elton Brand and Andre Iguodala – starters he rested all game – and had them sit on either side of him. In a moment, there were words from Collins and nods from Brand and Iguodala. [More…]

Brand’s loss is the Sixers’ gain

 Posted by at 11:48 am
Sep 302010
Brand's loss is the Sixers' gain

September 30 Philadelphia Daily News: “After yesterday’s morning workout on the second day of training camp at Saint Joseph’s, forward Thad Young walked across the court with a Twizzler in his mouth and another in his hand. He didn’t get the candy from teammate Elton Brand. Brand has sworn off the treats. And fried food. [More…]

Sixers’ Collins to visit Brand

 Posted by at 1:49 pm
Jul 262010
Sixers' Collins to visit Brand

July 26 Philadelphia Daily News “Doug Collins and 76ers assistant coach Quin Snyder are expecting to visit with Sixers power forward Elton Brand sometime in the next several days. Previous attempts to meet with Brand were canceled because of scheduling situations. “I want Elton to feel the love of the game again,” Collins said yesterday [More…]