Apr 272011
Congrats to the Sixers on a great season

By Justin Adkins: The Sixers were eliminated from the playoffs tonight, losing to the Heat  97-91 in Miami.  And while losing is never acceptable, the fact that the Sixers gave the classless Heat somewhat of a series — when making the playoffs alone was a miracle — is a great sign.  The Sixers were outmatched in [More…]

Apr 252011
Sixers' late heroics send series back to Miami

April 25 csnphilly.com: Lou Williams rebounded a Dwyane Wade miss and glanced quickly over to coach Doug Collins to see if he wanted a timeout. No way. Trailing by a point? Just a few second left in the game? Season on the line? Play on. “He just said, ‘Push it, push it,’ and see what [More…]

Apr 222011
Sixers go down swinging to Heat in Game 3

April 22 Philly.com: “OFTENTIMES, when looking to juice up the crowd at the Wells Fargo Center, a scene from one of the “Rocky” movies will appear on the Jumbotron. In staying with the boxing theme, the Miami Heat may have watched a replay of the “Rumble in the Jungle,” the epic fight between George Foreman [More…]

Apr 192011
Sixers lose to Heat, trail series 2-0

April 19 Camden Courier-Post: “LeBron James outscored Philadelphia’s entire starting five in the first half by himself. So did Chris Bosh. So did Dwyane Wade. And that pretty much tells the tale of a night the Sixers would rather forget. No comeback required for the Miami Heat this time — they went wire-to-wire on the [More…]

Apr 182011
Sixers Runaround 04.18.11: Playoffs, Williams, Iguodala, more...

April 18: Philadelphia 76ers news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… 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 [More…]

Sixers fall to Heat in Game 1, 97-89

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Apr 172011
Sixers fall to Heat in Game 1, 97-89

April 17 Philly.com: “The 76ers are trying to chop down an oak tree with a butter knife. That’s what this feels like. For almost every minute of Saturday afternoon’s Game 1 at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Sixers dropped their heads, sweat pouring from their brows, and tried to slay the monster. Click here for complete article… [More…]

Sixers see stars

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Mar 262011
Sixers see stars

March 26 Camden Courier-Post: “One huge run got the Miami Heat back into the game. A second one put it away. And a historic stat line from Dwyane Wade certainly didn’t hurt the cause either. Wade finished with 39 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists and five blocks — an effort matched only by Shaquille O’Neal [More…]

Nov 272010
Sixers prove to be cure for what ails the Heat

November 27 Philadelphia Daily News: “Like his Miami Heat team, which had lost three straight entering last night’s game against the 76ers, Dwyane Wade had been struggling mightily. In his previous two games, Wade had shot 7-for-33 (21.2 percent) and committed six turnovers. Playing against the Sixers has always been a cure for anything that [More…]