In February of 2005, the Philadelphia 76ers made what was thought to be a blockbuster deal when they acquired Chris Webber from the Sacramento Kings. It was their last effort to pair Allen Iverson an All-Star-caliber player. The Sixers failed to do so in prior attempts with guys like Glenn Robinson, Toni Kukoc and even Dikembe Mutombo (although they had to make that deal and every Sixers fan knows why). C-Webb was 30 years old and only played in 23 games in the season prior due to knee injuries. Read More »
TAG: Ed Stefanski
At this point, the Philly front office is torn down the middle between Ohio State’s Evan Turner and Georgia Tech’s Derrick Favors. GM Ed Stefanski loves Turner. Newly hired coach Doug Collins wants Favors.
Favors would be able to slide right into the frontline, but a selection of Turner could cause some dramatic changes. Read More »
Everyone always talks about coaches being fired and hired at this time of year. What I find funny is that the men who pull the trigger on those hires and firings — the general managers, VP’s of Basketball Operations, or whatever other title teams have for their top basketball decision makers — often are the ones that need to go. Here are five top-level executives that need to hand over the keys, especially in this all-important summer of 2010: Read More »
This is getting kind of ridiculous. It seems that the Philadelphia 76ers are interviewing anyone and everyone that has ever played or coached basketball, and it still appears they are not even close to finding a replacement. Over the weekend, their search took them to Dallas where they met with Bill Laimbeer and Sam Mitchell. Today, they’ll meet with Dan Majerle and Monty Williams. Hopefully one of these guys will come through. Read More »
Whether the Sixers thought about signing Allen Iverson before the season or not, they’re definitely thinking about it now. Knowing that they’ll be without Lou Williams for the next two months, it’s confirmed that Philly management has internally discussed the possibility of bringing back the Answer. Read More »