Archive for February, 2010

Allen Iverson teams up on CIAA scholarships

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Philadelphia 76ers star Allen Iverson have partnered to establish the CIAA Allen Iverson Scholarship Endowment.

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Lakers 99, Philadelphia 76ers 90 The Lakers didn’t practice Thursday after playingback-to-back games thattook them through Memphis and Dallas, where L.A. lost Wednesday night.

Bob Cooney: Sixerville: What we’ve learned about the Sixers

Remember Game 1 of the World Series? That was Cliff Lee ’s complete game, with 10 strikeouts, and Chase Utley hit a pair of home runs as the visiting Phillies beat the New York Yankees , 6-1. The date was Oct.

Allen Iverson Takes Break to Care for Daughter

NBA star Allen Iverson is taking an indefinite break from the Philadelphia 76ers to care for his 4-year daughter Messiah, who is suffering from an unknown illness.

Sixers Notes: Williams prefers to be starting

Although he has spent most of his career as an off-the-bench spark, 76ers guard Lou Williams prefers starting.

Iverson’s absence taken in stride

Perhaps no moment more clearly illuminated Allen Iverson ’s dwindling impact on the 76ers than one 90 minutes before last night’s game against the Golden State Warriors.

Stephen A. Smith: Say goodbye to Allen Iverson

The tears. The jogging out to midcourt at the Wachovia Center to kiss the floor to raucous, rabid applause.

76ers’ Iverson Out Indefinitely to Deal With Family Matter, NBA Team Says

Philadelphia 76ers guard Allen Iverson will be away from the team for an indefinite period as he deals with a family matter.

More cancer for Nuggets coach George Karl; Nets win 5th

DENVER — Nuggets coach George Karl says he has neck and throat cancer but was told by doctors it is treatable.

Krieger: Let’s not make a deal for Nuggets

Of all the NBA trade rumors bouncing around like loose balls before Thursday’s deadline, one of the most interesting was the report by my colleague Benjamin Hochman that the Nuggets inquired about Antonio McDyess.

Iverson Returns To 76ers After 5 Game Absence

Share + Feb 15, 2010 9:02 pm US/Eastern PHILADELPHIA 1 of 1 Allen Iverson #3 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts to a call against the Denver Nuggets on January 3, 2010 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

Nuggets’ Karl diagnosed with cancer

Nuggets coach George Karl has been diagnosed with neck and throat cancer and likely will miss some games and practices while undergoing a rigorous six-week treatment program of radiation and chemotherapy.

George Karl on J.R., Lakers, Iverson, etc.

Here are some more George Karl quotes from All-Star weekend. The guy always has some good perspective.

Deep Sixer: Halftime Look

It’s the All-Star break of this very interesting season. A few days to step back and evaluate what has happened and consider what might happen going forward.

Nuggets extend coach Karl’s contract through 2011, financial terms undisclosed

Denver Nuggets coach George Karl agreed to a new contract that runs through the 2010-11 NBA season.