There were plenty of rumors flying early this morning that were confirmed by Philadelphia 76ers CEO Adam Aron a little while ago: Allen Iverson has been officially invited to attend tonight’s Game 6 of the Sixers/Celtics playoff series in Philly. The original plan was apparently to have A.I. take part in a pre-game ceremony, but Aron posted this to his Twitter feed: Read More »
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The Boston Celtics set out to teach the youn 76ers a lesson last night in Game 3 of their playoff series. Mission accomplished.
If Philly had one true bright spot, it was the play of Thad Young, who put up 22 points in 26 minutes and unleashed this monster block on Brandon Bass: Read More »
The Philadelphia 76ers debuted this new starting lineup intro video and fireworks display at home this past weekend during their series with the Bulls. If you’re a Philly fan, this will get you fired up. Read More »
The city of Chicago and Bulls fans worldwide are reeling at the news of Derrick Rose‘s torn ACL. No one though, outside of Rose himself, is as devastated as are Rose’s teammates. That fact was evident last night when Kyle Korver took to his Facebook page to vent and rally the troops.
Here is his full post, entitled, “Right about now…”: Read More »
Congratulations to John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats for their National Championship victory last night in New Orleans. It was undoubtedly the top highlight in an impressive career for Calipari that has spanned decades in the game.
For me though, my favorite John Calipari highlight isn’t even really about him. John Chaney is the real star of this one (Calipari’s work was behind the scenes during the game Umass and Temple had just played). Read More »
If you’re watching NBA basketball right now instead of the NCAA Tournament, there’s a good chance you’re watching Sixers/Celtics on ESPN.
In case you missed it, earlier in the game Mikael Pietrus got tangled up going down the lane and took a scary fall, landing on his shoulders and back. The fall was so bad that it is being reported that Pietrus threw up on the court before being taken off on a stretcher and then to the hospital. Read More »
On this date in back in 1997, Allen Iverson gifted us with one of the most memorable basketball plays of our generation when he gave MJ the business with two crossovers in two seconds before pulling up and wetting the J.
The Sixers absolutely cannot beat good teams, especially down the stretch. They have no go-to guy who can get them buckets when they absolutely need it, and it cost them the game against the Thunder night.
At least they’ll always have this highlight of Andre Iguodala spinning, twisting, reverse dunk: Read More »
NBA All-Star Weekend has long been a prime opportunity for ballplayers to showcase one-off player exclusive kicks. You will be seeing a lots of guys stepping it up with their sneaker game tonight throughout the weekend, and we’re looking to showcase as many as possible.
When you’re watching the the NBA rookie/sophomore Rising Stars Challenge, be on the lookout for Evan Turner‘s special edition Year of the Dragon Li-Ning Turningpoints. Read More »