BoopStats Archive: May, 2012

It's Just One Game

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One 16-point loss does not a playoff series make. Six times the Sixers have lost playoff game by 16 or more points and come back to capture... Read more

Eight Owls Who Became Sixers

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Lavoy Allen, who was a large part of the Sixers' Game 2 victory in Boston Monday, is the eighth of the 34 Temple basketball player to go on... Read more

Leftover Sixers Tidbits

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Some leftover Sixers tidbits from Monday's victory: ♦ This Sixers-Celtics series is first NBA postseason series ever to start with one-point... Read more

Two Grand, The Polanco Way

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He was sitting on 1,999 hits for eight plate appearances, but Phillies infielder Placido Polanco finally reached the two grand mark with a... Read more

Sixers' Free Playoff Passes

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The Sixers, who were outscored at the foul line by their opponents to the tune of 128 points during the regular season, lead all playoff teams... Read more

Jimmy Rollins in the First

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Jimmy Rollins, who clubbed his 38th leadoff home run Sunday (at left), has more first-inning home runs (41) in his career than in any other... Read more

Sixers-Celtics, Regular vs. Postseason

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The franchises of the Sixers (Syracuse Nationals, 1949-63) and the Boston Celtics will be meeting in the postseason for the 19th time in NBA... Read more

Sixers add another scalp to playoff belt

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Thursday's Sixers' win over the Chicago Bulls means that as a franchise (dating back to the Syracuse Nationals), they have now beaten 12 of... Read more

Sixers Breaking Good

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In the second halves of their three wins in their first round series with the Bulls, the Sixers are shooting 53.3% on two-point field goals... Read more

Cole Hamels' HBP Roll Call

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Cole Hamels registered more HBPs vs. the Nationals (4) than he has any other team (and why do we have the feeling that number may increase... Read more