1. NBA Playoffs 2012: Kevin Garnett's Comments About 76er Fans Apply to Both Sides

    This second-round series between the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers just got personal. Following the Celtics' Game 5 win on Monday night, Boston forward Kevin Garnett couldn't resist taking a shot at Philadelphia fans...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 2 years ago 1,901 reads 2 comments

  2. NBA Playoffs 2012: 5 Keys to Game 5 of the 76ers-Celtics Series

    Following a thrilling Game 4 comeback, the Philadelphia 76ers head back to Boston for Game 5 on Monday night tied 2-2 in the series...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 1,378 reads 6 comments

  3. 2012 NBA Playoffs: 5 Reasons the Philadelphia 76ers Can Take Down the Celtics

    It's not a series until someone wins a game on the road, right? Well, game on. The Philadelphia 76ers stole home-court advantage from the Boston Celtics with their 82-81 Game ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 676 reads 1 comments

  4. 2012 NBA Playoffs: LeBron James, Chris Paul and the Top 12 Players in Round 2

    Only eight teams are left in the hunt for the 2012 NBA championship, but this next round of the playoffs certainly won't be devoid of star power. Yes, the Philadelphia 76ers took out reigning MVP Derrick Rose and the top-seeded Chicago Bulls...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 3,958 reads 44 comments

  5. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Evan Turner Key to Philadelphia 76ers Chances Against Celtics

    When Andre Iguodala sank the two most clutch free throws of his life in the Sixers' Game 6 victory against the Chicago Bulls , Philly moved onto the second round for the first time since 2003...

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  6. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Philadelphia 76ers Fans Should Secretly Root for the Bulls

    With the Philadelphia 76ers heading back to Chicago with 3-1 series lead over the Chicago Bulls , optimism is brimming in Sixers-land. That optimism couldn't be more misguided...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 1,769 reads 20 comments

  7. Philadelphia 76ers: Seven Players That Won't Be Back Next Season

    With a few tweets sent out the morning of April 18, new Philadelphia 76ers owner Adam Aron sent a shockwave to the fanbase of the franchise...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 4,565 reads 6 comments

  8. NBA Playoffs 2012: Power Ranking the Championship Favorites, 2 Games in

    My, how a few days can change everything. One fight with a fire extinguisher, a few torn ACLs and a comeback for the ages later, the 2012 NBA playoff landscape has dramatically shifted...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 842 reads 1 comments

  9. NBA Playoffs 2012: 5 Keys to the Chicago Bulls-Philadelphia 76ers Series

    Evan Turner just had to go open his mouth, didn't he? The Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard recently told The Delaware County Daily Times that the team was glad to draw ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 649 reads 1 comments

  10. 2012 Olympics: Team USA Basketball Making a Mistake by Not Adding to Roster

    With Dwight Howard officially sidelined for the 2012 Summer Olympics with a back injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers ' Andrew Bynum already saying thanks but no thanks to Team ...

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  11. Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Prove John Calipari Won't Leave Kentucky

    Only one day after winning his first NCAA championship, the rumor mill began to swirl: Was coach John Calipari about to leave Kentucky in favor of the New York Knicks this summer? ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 5,169 reads 0 comments

  12. Philadelphia 76ers: Why a Lineup Change Isn't the Cure to Their Long-Term Ails

    The Philadelphia 76ers officially entered free-fall mode this week, having been blown out by more than 20 against the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics in the past seven days...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 526 reads 3 comments

  13. Georgetown Hoyas: Replacing John Thompson III Would Be Crazy

    The buzzer had barely sounded on N.C. State's third-round victory over Georgetown on Sunday when the usual buzzards started swirling around the head of Hoyas coach John Thompson III...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 1,219 reads 1 comments

  14. 2012 NCAA Tournament: 5 Reasons the Georgetown Hoyas Won't Be Upset Early

    About two minutes after the full NCAA tournament bracket was announced on Sunday, CBS analyst Seth Davis honed in on one particular early upset special: No. 3 seed Georgetown against No...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 1,511 reads 0 comments

  15. Philadelphia 76ers: Evan Turner's Breakout Should Be No Surprise

    Before last week, you didn't have to look far to find someone ready to declare Evan Turner , the Philadelphia 76ers ' No. 2 overall pick in last year's draft, a massive bust ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 2,456 reads 4 comments

  16. Colt McCoy Concussion: Why Does the NFL Allow Any Helmet-to-Helmet Hits?

    If you haven't seen footage of the Steelers ' James Harrison giving Browns quarterback Colt McCoy a concussion with a vicious helmet-to-helmet hit this past Thursday, watch this video before reading ahead...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 2 years ago 4,904 reads 32 comments

  17. NBA Lockout 2011: 8 Silver Linings to the Work Stoppage

    It's official, as of 12:01 A.M. today the NBA is locking out its players until the owners and union can agree upon a new collective bargaining agreement. For basketball fans, it's natural to be upset at first...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 3 years ago 2,331 reads 6 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2011 Results: How Nikola Vucevic Fits on the Philadelphia 76ers

    With the 16th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft on Thursday night, the Philadelphia 76ers landed solid gold when they picked Nikola Vucevic, the 7-foot junior out of USC...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 3 years ago 3,064 reads 4 comments

  19. NBA Draft 2011: Top 10 Prospects the Philadelphia 76ers Should Target (Video)

    With the NBA draft only three days away, one thing should remain clearer than ever to fans of the 76ers : This team needs a big man like LeBron James needs an NBA finals clutch gene (too soon?)...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 3 years ago 2,451 reads 5 comments

  20. 2011 NBA Finals: LeBron James, Miami Heat Have Only Themselves to Blame

    LeBron James isn't shy about admitting his desire to become a global icon. This is someone who appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated during his junior year in high school...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 3 years ago 2,702 reads 11 comments

  21. NBA Free Agency: Killing the Myths About the N.Y. Knicks' 2012 Cap Space

    One of the most prevalent questions about the upcoming mega-class of 2012 free agents has been, "Which one of the superstars will the New York Knicks land? Chris Paul, Deron Williams ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 207 reads 57 comments

  22. Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James: How AAU Spirit of Teaming Up Only Helps the NBA

    Shortly after LeBron James uttered his famous “take my talents to South Beach” line on July 8, discussions broke out across Bleacher Report about the fraternal spirit of AAU basketball being at the root of James’ decision...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 2,103 reads 35 comments

  23. Carmelo Anthony Traded to New York Knicks: Why Not Just Wait for Nene Instead?

    After the news broke on Monday night that Carmelo Anthony had finally been traded to the New York Knicks, mercifully putting the MeloDrama at an end, one question began being discussed ...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 2,924 reads 22 comments

  24. Philadelphia 76ers: Five Keys to the Post All-Star Break Season

    Now that we’ve arrived at the NBA’s All-Star Break, one thing’s been made crystal clear about the Philadelphia 76ers: This isn’t the same lifeless team that started off the season 3-13...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 1,110 reads 2 comments

  25. Philadelphia 76ers' Evan Turner a Bust? Why It's Too Early To Give Up Hope

    Evan Turner, the No. 2 pick in the 2010 draft, was recently the only top-five pick in his class to not be named to the Rookie/Sophomore game during All-Star Weekend...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about over 3 years ago 6,951 reads 26 comments