76ers sign free-agent guard Royal Ivey

July 29th, 2008 admin

sptd/rrosenblatt usae/kmathesonPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Guard Royal Ivey signed a multiyear contract…

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76ers sign free-agent guard Ivey

July 29th, 2008 admin

Guard Royal Ivey signed a multiyear contract with the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday.

Ivey has averaged 4 points, 1.5 assists, 1.3 rebounds and 14.3 minutes in 263 games over four seasons in the NBA. A second-round pick by Atlanta in 2004, Ivey played three seasons with the Hawks and one in Milwaukee.

The 6-foot-4 Ivey has started 109 games and shot 42.1 percent from the floor, including 33.1 percent from 3-point range.

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Friedman: NBA draft class of ‘04 stuck in the past

July 26th, 2008 admin

Brandon Jennings has decided to buck the age minimum by heading overseas. Josh Childress, the vic…

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DeCourcy: Point well made: Team USA needs gifted guards

July 26th, 2008 admin

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — You could view it as overkill: Jason Kidd, Chris Paul, Deron Williams. That’s a l…

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Philadelphia 76ers Roster Report

July 26th, 2008 admin

DRAFT PICK:
Marreese Speights, F, 6-10, Florida — Could compete for backup minutes at power forward; needs to get stronger and improve conditioning.
BIGGEST NEEDS: The Sixers landed the power forward they craved in unrestricted free agent Elton Brand, thanks to a five-year, $83 million contract. That took care of their weakest position with Brand, a 20- and 10-career guy.

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Philadelphia 76ers Notes, Quotes

July 26th, 2008 admin

–Sixers president Ed Stefanski said he has talked with the agents for restricted free agents Andre Iguodala and Lou Williams. But Stefanski declined to elaborate on the discussions, saying he doesn’t negotiate in public. He also said he and coach Maurice Cheeks have discussed a contract extension — Cheeks signed on for 2008-09 on Feb. 20 — and are hopeful they’ll agree to one this summer.

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Philadelphia 76ers Getting Inside

July 26th, 2008 admin

Samuel Dalembert was kicked off the Canadian National Team after the country’s first Olympic-qualifying round loss (to Slovenia). He got into an argument with coach Leo Rautins following a subpar performance (1-for-8 shooting) in Canada’s opening loss to Slovenia in Athens, Greece.

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Paul, Williams form dynamic duo for Team USA

July 26th, 2008 admin

What can we learn from Team USA’s rout of Canada? Jeff Goodman says Dwyane Wade is back and two points are better than one.

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Which restricted free agents are worth big dough?

July 22nd, 2008 admin

Okafor? Role player. Monta? Made for Nellie-ball. These are factors as Charley Rosen decides which free agents deserve big dough.

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76ers sign first-round pick Speights

July 20th, 2008 admin

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Marreese Speights, taken by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 16th overall pick i…

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