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…]