Apr 022011
Sixers clinch playoff spot with 115-90 win over Nets

April 2 Philly.com: “There was no euphoria among the 76ers. There might have been a touch of relief, some happiness to finally have the logistics behind them. But the Sixers’ celebration felt subdued, modest, almost as if this – a playoff berth – was not the destination, but rather a necessary step along the path. [More…]

Feb 032011
Sixers top Nets as Holiday registers a triple-double

February 3 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Jrue Holiday’s usual expression is neutral. After a win, or even after a loss, Holiday just stares past the gathering media as if he’s reading a distant billboard instead of facing a dozen people and a few cameras. Of course, Holiday had never recorded an NBA triple-double. Maybe it’s the recent [More…]

Dec 152010
Hawes, defense carry Sixers past the Nets

December 15 Philadelphia Daily News: “In the past two games, the Sixers have held their opponents to an average of 73.5 points and 32.2 percent shooting (52-for-161). That can mask a whole lot of shortcomings. In Sunday’s win over the hapless New Orleans Hornets, it didn’t have to. Against the New Jersey Nets last night [More…]

Team effort lifts 76ers over Nets

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Nov 282010
Team effort lifts 76ers over Nets

November 28 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Everybody chipped in Saturday night for the 76ers. There was point guard Jrue Holiday getting a team-high 20 points to go with 13 assists to tie his career-high. Swingman Andre Iguodala, in his fourth game back since missing time with an Achilles tendon injury, got the team out of the gate [More…]

Oct 102010
76ers nipped by Nets in preseason game

October 10 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Every third play, the 76ers make you believe this year could be different. A backdoor slash by combo guard Lou Williams, a curl jumper by big man Marreese Speights, a steal and score by rookie Evan Turner. But the plays between are stagnant, dribble-heavy, drenched in the mediocrity that permeated last [More…]

Oct 052010
Sixers' first preseason game good test for youngsters

October 5 Philadelphia Daily News: “It will be like riding a bike for new 76ers coach Doug Collins in Roanoke, Va., tonight when he coaches his first NBA game since April 16, 2003, when his Washington Wizards lost in Philadelphia. And for the young players, such as rookie Evan Turner and Jrue Holiday, it will [More…]