Archive for April, 2010

Will he Stay or Will he Go?

Haven’t we been down this road before?A The answer is yes and itA was not a pretty ending the last time.A Seven years after Larry Brown last caused a whole bunch of drama on the Philadelphia hoops scene, LB is at it again.A Think back to May 26th of 2003 and you should recall that Larry Brown resigned as the 76ers head coach A because of “personal” …

Charlotte to host pro playoff game for third franchise

The Charlotte Bobcats may be playing their first home playoff game on Saturday when they host the Orlando Magic, but it’ll mark the third franchise to host a professional basketball playoff game in the city.

2009-10 Non Ej, not So Top 10

As we predicted in summer 2009, the hiring of Eddie Jordan turned out to be a huge mistake as his Princeton offense and his coaching style in general were a terrible match for this 76ers team.

Duke’s Kyle Singler Improves Draft Stock.

Everyone is talking about what Kyle Singler returning for his senior year will do for Duke.

2009-10 Non Ej, not So Top 10

As we predicted in summer 2009, the hiring of Eddie Jordan turned out to be a huge mistake as his Princeton offense and his coaching style in general were a terrible match for this 76ers team.

Could the Sixers Bring Back Larry Brown?

Larry Brown was at the helm the last time the Sixers had serious success going all the way to the NBA Finals in 2001.

Brown alone can’t fix broken 76ers

It’s over. Earlier this week, after 82 uninspired games, the 76ers stopped playing basketball.

Fire Eddie Jordan?

On Wednesday night the 76ers ended the 2009-10 season with a 125-111 blowout loss to the playoff bound Miami Heat.

Sixers’ fall was fast, furious and frustrating

IT’S ALL but over. Over and done with. Hopefully, nothing similar to be seen again anytime soon.

Sixers can’t close the deal … again

The small lineup that Eddie Jordan has tinkered with lately produced results the 76ers head coach could appreciate and build on.

76ers guard Iverson gestures during a news conference announcing his return to the 76ers in Philadel

A decade and a half after “Hoop Dreams,” Steve James examines a dream that was nearly denied in “No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson,” looking at a basketball star whose career was almost ended before it started by a racially charged court case.

NOTES, LINKS & TWEETS

Jrue Holiday’s steadily improving play is starting to get noticed around the League and with the national media.A ESPN.com’s David Thorpe projects that Holiday will eventually go down as a Top 5 player in the 2009 Draft Class .A Also there is an extensive interview with Holiday over at HoopsTV .

Sixers reflect on McNabb trade

The Phillies’ season-opening win at Washington’s Nationals Park, which was dominated by Phils fans, was one of yesterday’s big stories.

Williams didn’t pan out at point

Lou Williams, shooting against the Celtics’ Kendrick Perkins, is on the inactive list , the latest disappointment in a frustrating season for him.

Cooney: Dalembert has blocked out troubles

Before the season started for the 76ers, when there was still hope and playoff talk and excitement over a new coach, Sam Dalembert had some serious questions to answer.