Archive for December, 2009

Sixers Notes: Williams becomes the odd man out

Because of injuries, losses, and the free-agent addition of point guard Allen Iverson, the starting lineup has been shuffled like a deck.

Mavericks get some revenge vs. Nuggets

Iverson back in action Dec. 8: Allen Iverson knows it will take a little bit of time before he’s back in great playing shape.

Aching Roy scores 41, lifts Blazers past Nuggets

Wearing a brace to prtoect his sore shoulder, Blazers guard Brandon Roy shoots over Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo during the first half of Portland’s 107-96 victory Friday.

Sixers to offer a contract to Iverson

The Philadelphia 76ers are on the verge of bringing back Allen Iverson. According to a report in the Philadelphia Daily News which quotes an unnamed source close to the situation, the Sixers will offer Iverson a pro-rated $1.3 million for the remainder of the season — but only if the faded superstar guard is willing to accept a contract which is …

Decade’s Best, No. 5 Regional Story: Iverson fuled Sixers’ run to Finals in ‘01

Allen Iverson was the Philadelphia 76ers ‘ version of Lil Wayne during the 2000-2001 NBA season, using his crossover dribble and fearless drives to make the Wachovia Center rock like a hip-hop concert.

Krieger: Nuggets should trade J.R. Smith for big man

The Nuggets have gotten a glimpse of life after Chauncey Billups the past couple of games, and it hasn’t been pretty.

J.R. Smith goes cold from field in Nuggets’ loss

At one point Sunday in the second half, Denver’s J.R. Smith floated out of the huddle with a haze seemingly glazed on his face.

Holiday is showing he is the future

Jrue Holiday sits on the bench with Samuel Dalembert and Allen Iverson. With Holiday, Iverson,and the returning Lou Williams, the Sixers are overloaded at point guard.

Nuggets Week in Review

Is some of the shine wearing off of Nuggets rookie guard Ty Lawson? Maybe a little, says Nuggets coach George Karl.

Iverson working his way into playing shape

It’s time to assess the Sixers three games into Allen Iverson’s second stint with the team.

Carmelo helps Nuggets overcome loss of Billups

Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony, front, works the ball inside asA Rockets forward Tracy McGradyA defends in the first quarter Wednesday night.

Allen Iverson: Not the Answer for Tumbling Sixers

After three games with the Memphis Grizzlies as a backup, a disgruntled Allen Iverson fled Memphis.

Adelman rips league for ‘ridiculous’ schedule

Iverson back in action Dec. 8: Allen Iverson knows it will take a little bit of time before he’s back in great playing shape.

Philadelphia 76ers snap losing streak at 12 games

Thaddeus Young had 26 points and 14 rebounds, Allen Iverson scored 20 points and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 117-101 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.

Game Thread: Detroit Pistons vs. Denver Nuggets

G: Chauncey Billups, Arron Afflalo; F: Carmelo Anthoney, Joey Graham; C: Nene Hilario.