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Archive: November, 2012

Turner and Holiday lead Sixers past Celtics

Saturday, November 10, 2012, 12:17 AM
When the Sixers made Evan Turner the second overall pick in June of 2010, Friday night's performance by he and backcourt mate Jrue Holiday were what fans envisioned. Perhaps Turner's 25 points, 11 rebounds and stellar defense, along with Holiday's 21 points and 14 assists will somewhat become the norm... Read more

Sixers face Hornets in New Orleans tonight

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 1:36 PM
Just as the Eagles did earlier this week, the Sixers head to New Orleans in search of their offense. Unlike the Eagles, who faced a horrendous Saints defense, the Sixers will be facing one of the best defenses in the NBA. The Sixers, who will be without Jason Richardson (ankle) and Kwame Brown (calf)... Read more

Sixers host Knicks in second end of back-to-backs

Monday, November 5, 2012, 2:12 PM
Sixers coach Doug Collins likes to talk about hockey assists when describing a good perimeter game that leads to open looks. He witnessed plenty of them on Sunday at Madison Square Garden, only it wasn't his team that was moving the ball so well, it was the Knicks. New York nailed 11 of their 27 three... Read more

Sixers hire analytics expert

Friday, November 2, 2012, 7:46 PM
Like many teams in the NBA the 76ers are entering into the age of analytics. Friday the team announced it named Aaron Barzilai to the newly created position of director of basketball analytics. Barzilai, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who also owns a Ph.D. and Master’s... Read more
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