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Archive: January, 2013

Nets player questioned in alleged rape at Center City hotel

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
UPDATE, 12:28 p.m.: Nets player Andray Blatche, who media reports identified as the player involved, reported on his Twitter feed just a few minutes ago: "Im ok and I didn't do anything jus was n the area when it happened." Police are investigating a report that a 21-year-old woman was raped overnight... Read more

Wayns signed to 10-day contract

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
Rookie guard Maalik Wayns is back with the Sixers. After being waived on Jan. 6, Wayns was signed today to a 10-day contract. The rookie free agent from Villanova and Roman Catholic High averaged 2.5 points and 1.0 assists in 20 games for the Sixers. A team is able to sign a player to two, 10-day... Read more

Andrew Bynum reports progress in injury rehab

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
Sixers center Andrew Bynum seemed more optimistic today about his ailing knees than at any other time since it was first announced by the 76ers that he would not participate with the team during training camp. Here are some of the things he said following practice today regarding the state of his... Read more

Wayns waived to save cash; Sixers looking for third point guard

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
The 76ers let local product Maalik Wayns go mostly because of money and doubts that he was ready to fulfill the role of the team’s third guard. Wayns, released on Sunday, had two years left on his deal. Had he been on the roster as of Monday his full salary (473,604) would have been guaranteed... Read more

Sixers release Wayns; Moultrie recalled

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
The 76ers released former Roman Catholic and Villanova star Maalik Wayns on Sunday. The move coincided with the 76ers recalling rookie forward Arnett Moultrie from their NBA Developmental League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. The Sixers roster stands at 13. Moultrie (6-10, 245) was the 27th... Read more

Collins on the Spurs, Thunder, Big Threes and the New England Patriots

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
It was very telling and instructive to hear Doug Collins talk about the NBA from the what-was and what-is standpoint. With the 76ers facing a back-to-back with arguably the two best teams (Oklahoma City and San Antonio) in the Western Conference, Collins talked a bit out the stability that’s... Read more

Sixers take on Thunder

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
The Oklahoma City Thunder own the best record in the NBA at 24-7. But there is minor panic down here concerning the defending Western Conference champs. See, the Thunder has won only half of their past six games and they did get blitzed, 110-93, Wednesday by the visiting Brooklyn Nets. According to... Read more

Kobe Bryant joins Twitter

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
It appears as though Kobe Bryant has taken the plunge and gotten himself a Twitter handle. Nike confirmed that @KobeBryant is actually Kobe Bryant with a tweet early Friday afternoon. The Lower Merion alum had sent one tweet as of 12:30 p.m. By 12:35, Bryant had already amassed more than 26,000... Read more

Sixers' Collins at a loss after loss to Suns

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
The look was one of total befuddlement and the reaction was dispersed more than once from 76ers coach Doug Collins’ mouth. “I don’t know, I just don’t know,” is what he said repeatedly when asked about his team’s performance following Wednesday’s sloppy, lethargic... Read more

Dallas Mavericks post 'Super Marion Bros.' video on YouTube

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
The Dallas Mavericks proved once again they are a pretty cool organization by posting a fantastic video on their YouTube account on Thursday. The video inserts Mavs forward Shawn Marion into the Super Mario Bros. video game world, where he shoots basketballs instead of fireballs and chases down Bowser... Read more
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