Michael Carter-Williams To Win 2014 Rookie of the Year Award

Philadelphia’s stud rookie guard endured a rough rebuilding season but managed to put up terrific numbers. MCW averaged 16.7 points, 6.3 assists and 6.2 rebounds per game this season for the Sixers. The 6’6” point guard spent two years in Syracuse before entering the draft and becoming the 11th-pick by Philadelphia. Carter-Williams’ numbers progressively got better and better as the season went on for the … Continue reading Michael Carter-Williams To Win 2014 Rookie of the Year Award

Spencer Hawes Having a Breakout Year

Tonight the Sixers were down by three points to the Milwaukee Bucks with :03 left to play in the fourth quarter. Philadelphia’s head coach Brett Brown didn’t hesitate to draw the three-point play for the city’s seven-foot center, Spencer Hawes. Moments later, Hawes caught the inbound pass before turning around for a fall-away three-pointer that somehow went in and sent the game to overtime.  Philadelphia … Continue reading Spencer Hawes Having a Breakout Year

Sixers Start the Season 3-0

Fans in the East can’t help but notice the surprising start coming from the Philadelphia 76ers this year. After beginning the home-opener with a win over Miami, the Sixers cruised to win their next two games against Washington and Chicago. The Sixers are led by a young set of players such as 25-year-old Thaddeus Young and a former second-overall pick, Evan Turner. The biggest shock … Continue reading Sixers Start the Season 3-0

2013-14 Season Preview: Philadelphia 76ers

LAST SEASON: (34-48), Failed to make NBA Playoffs PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Evan Turner, Michael Carter-Williams F – Thaddeus Young, Lavoy Allen C – Spencer Hawes 6TH MAN: Jason Richardson KEY ADDITIONS: Nerlens Noel, Michael Carter-Williams, Royce White, Darius Morris KEY LOSSES:  Jrue Holiday, Nick Young, Dorell Wright, Royal Ivey FORECAST: Philadelphia will enter the 2013-14 season with a roster vastly different from a year ago. The team’s lone All-Star … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Philadelphia 76ers

Baseline-to-Baseline: Hoops Headlines (8/15/13)

Pistons unveil new uniforms: The Detroit Pistons have released their new “Motor City” alternate jerseys. The color scheme remains the same, but the new touch brings in a new era along with a number of new pieces from the offseason. Philly finally nabs their coach: The Philadelphia 76ers have ended their coaching vacancy with the recent hiring of former San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Brett … Continue reading Baseline-to-Baseline: Hoops Headlines (8/15/13)

Throwback Thursdays: Allen Iverson’s Return to Philly

December 2nd, 2009 After spending over 10-plus years in a Sixers uniform to begin his career, the Sixers parted ways with the face of their franchise in the 2006-07 season, sending Iverson to Denver. He bounced around the league for a few years — landing in both Memphis and Detroit for two quick stints — before his career came full circle back to Philadelphia in … Continue reading Throwback Thursdays: Allen Iverson’s Return to Philly

BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 12 – Andrew Bynum

2011-12: 18.7 ppg, 11.8 rpg, 1.9 bpg, 1.4 apg, 56 FG% Bynum remains as the youngest athlete to find his way to the NBA, getting drafted at the ripe age of 17 before the league changed their eligibility rules. During his early years with the Los Angeles Lakers, the seven-footer averaged double-digits in scoring and rebounding as he progressed. His game developed with each year, earning two championships … Continue reading BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 12 – Andrew Bynum

NBA Opening Night 2012: Wednesday Night Surprises

James Harden erupted for 37 points and 12 assists tonight for Houston. The Rockets viciously went off on offense last night against Detroit. Harden was simply unstoppable; stepping up to help secure a win for his team just a few hours after signing a $80 million deal to stay in Houston. The Rockets connected on all cylinders last night, with strong performances also coming from Jeremy Lin … Continue reading NBA Opening Night 2012: Wednesday Night Surprises

2012-2013 NBA Preview: Atlantic Division

1. Boston Celtics The Celtics are hoping to squeeze another Finals run with most of their star pieces still on board. Ray Allen is gone, but this team is still well constructed, with an excellent coach that keeps their attack centralized off defense and the wizardry of Rajon Rondo. Boston boasts new faces this year– Jason Terry, Courtney Lee, Jared Sullinger will all make a … Continue reading 2012-2013 NBA Preview: Atlantic Division