1. 76ers Talk to Knicks About Possible Stoudemire Deal

    While the conversation was categorized as nothing more than "due diligence," the Philadelphia 76ers have reportedly contacted the New York Knicks to inquire about the availability of Amare Stoudemire ...

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  2. Philadelphia 76ers Report Card: Grades for All Key Players Through First Quarter

    Thanks in large part to a healthy dose of home games, the Philadelphia 76ers have been one of the NBA 's early season surprises this year...

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  3. Why Spencer Hawes Is the Key to the Philadelphia 76ers' Season

    Philadelphia 76ers center Spencer Hawes is his team's most valuable player. The above statement would have been completely dismissed a year ago, or even a month ago for that matter...

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  4. Washington Wizards: 2011-12 Season Has Been Far from Magical

    The 2011-12 campaign is shaping up to be one for the ages for the Washington Wizards . Unfortunately, it appears as though it may be remembered for all the wrong reasons. The start of this season has been anything but magical for the Wizards...

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  5. How the Philadelphia 76ers Could Land Dwight Howard

    When it comes to the fans of the Philadelphia 76ers , there are two separate and distinct camps. In one corner, there are those who want the 76ers to dump both of their high-priced ...

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  6. Philadelphia 76ers Offense Still Has Plenty of Room to Grow

    The statistics are nearly impossible to ignore. Through seven games, the Philadelphia 76ers —who currently lead the Atlantic Division with a 5-2 record—are holding opponents to a league-low 85...

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  7. 5 Things We Learned During the Philadelphia 76ers' 5-Game Road Trip

    Finishing a five-game road trip with a 3-2 record is impressive under any circumstances, much less the strange (and sometimes, wonderful) circumstances that have defined the NBA season so far...

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  8. Cam Newton Isn't 'NEXT'—He's Now

    Each year, ESPN The Magazine produces the "NEXT" issue, an annual look at the athletes that it feels will be the breakout stars in the not-too-distant future. But the "Worldwide Leader" got it wrong with the cover subject of its most recent edition...

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  9. Miami Heat: The Once and Future Kings of the NBA

    Less than one week after it began, the 2011-'12 NBA season is merely a formality. Typically, three games is not nearly enough time to come to any sort of conclusion about a team's outlook for an entire season...

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  10. Philadelphia 76ers: Jrue Holiday Remains a Work in Progress

    Two games does not a season nor a career make, so there is no reason to jump to any conclusions about Jrue Holiday . Rest assured, there is no cause for alarm. The Philadelphia 76ers ’ third-year point guard is going to be just fine...

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  11. 8 Takeaways from the Philadelphia 76ers' First NBA Game in 2011

    The Philadelphia 76ers ' 107-103 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday was only one game out of the 66 that they will play this season, but many of the team's strengths and weaknesses were clearly evident...

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  12. Philadelphia 76ers: 2011-12 Season Preview and Primer

    The ink is barely dry on the NBA 's new collective bargaining agreement, yet the past two weeks have been more hectic than any other offseason in recent memory...

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  13. Re-Signing Thaddeus Young a Fantastic Move by Philadelphia 76ers

    On the surface, it doesn't make sense. In a league where the salary cap is currently at $58 million, it doesn't seem logical for an NBA team to commit $43 million over five seasons to a player who doesn't even start...

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  14. Chris Paul Trade: In Defense of David Stern

    David Stern was right all along. When the NBA commissioner officially signed off on a deal that sent New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers on ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about over 2 years ago 435 reads 7 comments

  15. Philadelphia 76ers: Making the Case for a Nuclear Winter

    Two weeks before the end of the lockout, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant urged the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association to meet in order to save the league from a " nuclear winter ...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about over 2 years ago 1,718 reads 5 comments

  16. Philadelphia 76ers: Inside the Numbers

    Thanks to the lockout, Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach Doug Collins had more time than he originally anticipated to evaluate his team's performance last season...

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  17. Philadelphia 76ers 2012 Schedule: Breaking Down the Entire 2011-12 NBA Season

    Christmas came early for basketball fans, as the NBA released the complete 2011-12 schedule on Tuesday...

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  18. Philadelphia 76ers: Elton Brand and the NBA's Amnesty Clause

    After the split in basketball-related income and the new mid-level exception, one of the most interesting items in the NBA 's new collective bargaining agreement is known as the "Amnesty Clause...

    Roy Burton Written by Roy Burton about over 2 years ago 2,855 reads 4 comments

  19. NBA Lockout Ends: What Happens Next for the Philadelphia 76ers

    Early Saturday morning, the NBA and the group formerly known as the National Basketball Players Association reached a tentative agreement to end the 149-day lockout...

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  20. Philadelphia 76ers Roster: How the Lockout Affects Every One of the 76ers

    Much to the delight of millions of fans around the world, the NBA lockout appears to be over. A few minor things still need to be negotiated, but barring an epic collapse, a new ...

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  21. 25 Greatest Team Performances by the Philadelphia 76ers of the Last Decade

    While postseason success has eluded them for the most part, the Philadelphia 76ers have had plenty of great performances over the past decade...

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  22. Exclusive Interview with Philadelphia 76ers CEO Adam Aron

    As a senior partner at Apollo Global Management, new Philadelphia 76ers CEO Adam Aron has a well-deserved reputation for turning around "distressed" properties. There are those who would say that the 76ers would fall under that heading...

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  23. Austin Rivers: A Love Story

    If you are a fan of college basketball, then the following statement is an undeniable truth. At the end of this calendar year—perhaps even sooner—you will love Austin Rivers...

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  24. Penn State Scandal: A Lesson in Crisis Management

    For over a decade, former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is alleged to have sexually assaulted at least eight minors, with some of the reported incidents occurring on the main campus of the university...

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  25. Allen Iverson's Top 25 Career-Defining Moments with the Philadelphia 76ers

    From his battles with Eastern Conference foes to his frequent clashes with his own head coaches, Allen Iverson was one of the most unique individuals to ever step on an NBA floor...

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