Rivers prefers holidays off

November 30th, 2008 admin

Allen Iverson made it clear years ago that he’s not a big fan of practice, but he made headlines this week when he skipped a Detroit Pistons practice on Thanksgiving to spend the day with his family.

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Allen-Rondo combo sparks Celtics

November 30th, 2008 admin

The lockers of Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen are located right next to each other at the Garden.

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Rivers prefers holidays off

November 30th, 2008 admin

Allen Iverson made it clear years ago that he’s not a big fan of practice, but he made headlines this week when he skipped a Detroit Pistons practice on Thanksgiving to spend the day with his family.

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Philadelphia 76ers Notes, Quotes

November 30th, 2008 admin

–The Sixers’ game Sunday afternoon against the Bulls is the start of a home-and-home set that concludes Tuesday in Chicago.
–The Sixers dropped to 2-6 on the road with the loss to the Celtics. They’ve been outscored by an average of 13.8 points in the defeats.
QUOTE TO NOTE: “They just beat us from top to bottom. They took us out of every (offensive) set we have.” — Head coach Maurice Cheeks, after the Sixers’ 102-78 defeat in Boston.

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Philadelphia 76ers Roster Report

November 30th, 2008 admin

ROTATION: Starters — Point guard Andre Miller, Shooting guard Andre Iguodala, Small forward Thaddeus Young, Power forward Elton Brand, Center Samuel Dalembert. Bench — Guard Willie Green, Forward/center Marreese Speights, Guard Lou Williams, Center Theo Ratliff, Forward Reggie Evans, Guard/forward Kareem Rush, Guard Royal Ivey,.
PLAYER NOTES:
–F Thaddeus Young is shooting 10-for-29 (.345) from the floor in the last three games. He went 2-of-9 against the Celtics.

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Philadelphia 76ers Getting Inside

November 30th, 2008 admin

Even the normally upbeat Maurice Cheeks is starting to show a bit of strain. Following Friday’s 102-78 road loss to the Celtics, Cheeks said he had talked to his listless team after its third straight loss but wouldn’t get into what he said.
“I’m just trying to figure out different combinations out there to see what we can get done,” Cheeks said.
The 7-9 Sixers are having a hard time scoring, aren’t stopping people and aren’t taking care of the ball.

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Bulls-76ers Preview

November 30th, 2008 admin

Derrick Rose and Chicago have been struggling over the past week. Elton Brand had plenty of losing stretches with the Bulls, and he’s yet to land with a consistent winner.

The Bulls and prized rookie Rose, concluding what has been a tough seven-game road trip, get their first look at former No. 1 overall pick Brand in his new home when they face the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday.

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Bulls-76ers Preview

November 30th, 2008 admin

Derrick Rose and Chicago have been struggling over the past week. Elton Brand had plenty of losing stretches with the Bulls, and he’s yet to land with a consistent winner.

The Bulls and prized rookie Rose, concluding what has been a tough seven-game road trip, get their first look at former No. 1 overall pick Brand in his new home when they face the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday.

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Celtics show Sixers why they are champs

November 29th, 2008 admin

BOSTON - Maurice Cheeks said the message he left with his team was the strongest of the season.

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Sixers Notes: Rivers says team will come around

November 29th, 2008 admin

76ers Notes BOSTON - Doc Rivers believes.

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