Sixerville Archive: October, 2008

A Spate Of Speights Questions

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My email bin was bulging with questions about why rookie Marreese wasn't on the active roster for Wednesday night's 76ers opener. And beyond... Read more

The Focus Of Opening Night

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This is a Sixers opening night with no surprises, at least none so far. The starting lineup is as has been advertised: Thaddeus Young, Andre... Read more

Learning From Uncle Charlie

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Maurice Cheeks spent five rain soaked innings watching the Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays Monday night. What he came away with was an appreciation... Read more

Sixers change start time

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As expected, the Sixers have moved the start time of Wednesday's season opener to 6 p.m. to accommodate fans wishing to watch the World Series... Read more

Cheeks Feels World Series Vibe

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Maurice Cheeks was the point guard with the 1982-83 76ers who swept the Los Angeles Lakers in four games to win the NBA championship. He knows... Read more

Thad And Sam Are Back

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Sixers coach Maurice Cheeks admitted to a fleeting moment of serious concern last Friday when Thaddeus Young, his starting small forward, had... Read more

World Serieous Move

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You can catch up with some material in my previous post about Marreese Speights and some fun stuff from around the NBA later. Right now, in... Read more

The Case For Speights

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Marreese Speights, bless his rookie heart, is making Maurice Cheeks make a decision. Could Speights, the 6-0 forward/center from Florida,... Read more

Sixers set Opening Night roster

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I said last night that things didn't look good for Jared Reiner in terms of making the 76ers' opening night roster. I don't feel good about... Read more

One Last preseason Game

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Hello from East Rutherford, N.J. to the few of you who might not be mesmerized by the Phillies in the World Series. I was always taught not... Read more