Archive for June, 2010

Beckett Basketball Ranks the 50 Greatest Players

How did “50″ Become a Magic Number? Beckett–a company best known for producing sports card price guides–has become the latest organization to make a list of the 50 greatest basketball players of all time, issuing a Summer 2010 magazine titled “Beckett Presents Basketball Greats.” Since 1996, when the NBA officially selected The 50 Greatest …

Turner ready to take on NBA’s best

Evan Turner holds his No. 12 jersey with Ed Stefanski, the 76ers’ president and GM, who said, “This was the guy we needed.” 1 of 65 Less than 17 hours after the Sixers made Turner the second pick in the NBA draft, he received some brotherly love from Philly.

Bob Ford: Sixers back to culture change with Evan Turner pick

The last time the 76ers talked this much about “changing the culture” of the organization, the general manager was Billy King and he was trying to figure out how to deal with the messy end of the Allen Iverson era in Philadelphia.

Reebok signs rising hoops star John Wall

John Wall is a lightning-quick point guard and the No. 1 pick, according to most pundits, in Thursday’s NBA draft.

76ers Eye Turner With 2nd Pick In NBA Draft

Evan Turner posted messages on his Twitter feed about getting “props” from Philadelphia fans and eating at a famous cheesesteak shop while in town for his draft workout.

Early NBA draft days interesting for Canadian clubs

Was flipping around the TV Monday night and came across a replay of the 1995 NBA Draft.

NOTES, LINKS & TWEETS

Over at CSNPhilly.com, Dei Lynam is killing it with her 2010 NBA Draft Coverage .A Another great video she posted over the last couple of days is this interview with Doug Collins about how the 76ers can get better defensively despite trading Sammy Dalembert .

Kobe Bryant: A Look Back at His Second NBA Championship

The difference between the 2000 Lakers and the 1988 Lakers was that the latter’s championship had been a repeat title.

Manager: Iverson wants to play again

Gary Moore, Iverson’s personal manager, says Iverson is working out and “absolutely” will try and play next season.

Former Pistons coaches unite: Doug Collins hires Michael Curry as 76ers assistant

The 76ers will have a Detroit feel under new coach Doug Collins. Collins, a former Pistons coach, has hired Michael Curry as an assistant, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.

Doug Collins hires Michael Curry as assistant

The 76ers will have a Detroit feel under new coach Doug Collins. Collins, a former Pistons coach, has hired Michael Curry as an assistant, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.

Sixers: Dalembert trade won’t change draft plan

The 76ers worked out Georgia Tech’s Derrick Favors and Kentucky’s DeMarcus Cousins on Friday, getting a look at two top big men a day after the team traded starting center Samuel Dalembert.

Lakers await word on Jacksona s plans

The two-time NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers most important free agent this summer is a 64-year-old former forward with two bad knees, two artificial hips and two more championships than any coach in NBA history.

Allen Iverson To Return To The NBA Next Season

According to ESPN, Allen Iverson will be making a definite return to the NBA next season.

Manager: Iverson wants to play again

Gary Moore, Iverson’s personal manager, says Iverson is working out and “absolutely” will try and play next season.