Meeks leads Sixers past Bulls, 105-99

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Jan 082011
Meeks leads Sixers past Bulls, 105-99

January 8 Philadelphia Inquirer: “A smile, however brief, crept across Jodie Meeks’ face. And why not? Meeks had just dropped his third three-pointer in a span of time so short you might have missed it while responding to a text message. That third three-pointer, which caused the Meeks smile Friday night, came after he ran [More…]

Jan 072011
Sixers Runaround: 01.07.11; Iguodala, Meeks, the Bulls, more...

January 7: Philadelphia 76ers news and stories from around the web… Iguodala hopes to practice Monday, not sure when he’ll return to game action January 6 Camden Courier-Post: “Andre Iguodala may be getting closer to a return to the court, but he’s still not sure just when his sore Achilles will be ready for game [More…]

Dec 102010
Sixers Runaround: 12.10.10; Loss to Celtics, Meeks, Garnett, more...

December 10: Philadelphia 76ers news and stories from around the web… Sixers bring excitement back to Philly December 10 Camden Courier-Post columnist Kevin Callahan: “There was a little excitement, a tangible bounce in the building Thursday night. And, that was before the game. Then, when Andre Iguodala hit a running shot with six seconds left to [More…]

Dec 102010
Sixers lose a 102-101 heartbreaker to Celtics

December 10 Philadelphia Inquirer:  “The final play of the game, an easy score for a guy nearly a foot taller than his defender, was an incorrect representation of the game’s entirety. The 76ers and the Boston Celtics were in a tug-of-war at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday night, a back-and-forth, a basketball game unlike [More…]

Dec 092010
Sixers beginning to show signs of life

December 9 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Bob Cooney: “WELL NOW, what have we here? The local professional basketball team is starting to raise some eyebrows (saying they’re drawing interest might be a little far-fetched as the mostly empty Wells Fargo Center would attest each home game). Consider: * Defense has become something more to the players [More…]

Sixers win fifth in a row at home

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Dec 082010
Sixers win fifth in a row at home

December 8 Philadelphia Daily News: “THE CARROT was dangled by the coach, and the 76ers ran after it as if ending a hunger strike. Coach Doug Collins told his players before last night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers that if they won, he would give them today off. Their performance showed just how much an [More…]

Dec 062010
Jodie Meeks grabbing his chance with Sixers

December 6 Philadelphia Daily News: “It wasn’t just recently that 76ers guard Jodie Meeks caught coach Doug Collins by surprise. It was long before Saturday’s impressive, 26-point, seven three-pointer effort in a 109-91 win over the Charlotte Bobcats that Collins thought Meeks could help his team. “He really caught me by surprise in Orlando [in [More…]