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Video: Sixers run over by Hawks

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
The 76ers' losing streak reached three following a 124-101 defeat against the visiting Atlanta Hawks. The Daily News' Bob Cooney reports from Wells Fargo Center. Read more

It should be a busy summer for the Sixers

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
Although there are no shortcuts to success in the NBA, there are several steps that the 76ers could take this summer to return to relevancy starting next season. A team transformation won’t happen overnight, but a combination of smart drafting and sound signings could greatly expedite the Sixers’... Read more

Sixers should focus on free agency

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
Just as the Sixers must look toward the lottery, they must also focus on free agency. At this point it seems that Jrue Holiday is the only lock to be in the lineup next season. Thad Young, Evan Turner, and Spencer Hawes are all under contract, but none are immovable should the right offer materialize... Read more

More on Holiday's horrific shooting in Charlotte

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
CHARLOTTE – Were the Charlotte Bobcats responsible for Jrue Holiday’s historically bad shooting performance? Or was it a case of Holiday being off. Way off. Holiday finished with just five points. His 2-for-24 shooting represented the fewest number of made field goals by a player attempting... Read more

Bynum's agent: 'Ball is in Sixers' court'

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
CHARLOTTE – The agent for Andrew Bynum says that the player has not ruled out signing a contract with the 76ers once free agency begins July 1. “I don’t see why not,” Bynum’s agent, David Lee, said Wednesday morning when asked whether or not Bynum would consider signing... Read more

Mark Cuban says he'll consider drafting Brittney Griner

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
Brittney Griner is the 6'8" standout star of Baylor's women's basketball team. She's a three-time All-American who dunked 11 times in her senior year. After more than 3,200 points and nearly 750 blocks in her collegiate career, she's managed to pique the interest of Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban... Read more

76ers weigh in on Kevin Ware's injury

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
By now, most sports fans have heard about Kevin Ware’s gruesome injury. The Louisville guard snapped his leg in the first half of Sunday’s 85-63 Midwest Regional final victory over Duke in Indianapolis. Doug Collins, the 76ers coach, attended the game. His son, Chris, was on the Duke... Read more

Rob Tornoe's cartoon caption contest

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
It's time once again for you to write the caption to Rob Tornoe's latest sports cartoon. Post your best ideas in the comments. Rob will pick the best and we'll announce the results in a few days. Read more

76ers waive Jeremy Pargo to make room for Justin Holiday

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
The 76ers waived guard Jeremy Pargo to make room on the roster for Justin Holiday, the older brother of Sixers’ standout Jrue Holiday. Pargo averaged 4.9 points, two assists, 1.2 rebounds and 14.9 minutes in 14 games played with the Sixers. The Sixers confirmed Monday morning that they called... Read more

Jrue Holiday far from most athletic family member

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:43 PM
Without a doubt, Jrue Holiday is the 76ers’ best player. But is the NBA all-star point guard the best athlete in his own family? “It probably is my sister,” he said of Lauren Holiday, a freshman guard at UCLA. “ I think my sister can pretty much do anything.” The 22-year-old... Read more
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