Tony Wroten had his first career triple-double, James Anderson scored a career-high 36 points and Spencer Hawes made the go-ahead basket with 34 seconds left in overtime to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Houston Rockets 123-117 Wednesday night.
The defending Western Conference champions are off to a 7-1 start following consecutive wins in New York and Philadelphia.
Much has been made of Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie’s plan for the rebuilding team, and the process that he’ll use to build that team. So far, that plan appears to (not surprisingly) be about youth and size.
Normally, the made-up trade comes on a Wednesday or a Thursday. But with Evan Turner playing well, and trade rumors starting to fly, this one was created because of emergency circumstances.
Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 39 points and hit the game-winning layup with 0.6 seconds remaining in the second overtime to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 127-125 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Evan Turner scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Tony Wroten added 18 points and the Philadelphia 76ers cruised to a 94-79 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night to overshadow the return of Andrew Bynum.
This week’s made up trade involves Thaddeus Young, and three other teams.
Evan Turner led Philadelphia with 24 points and Spencer Hawes had 13. Rookie Michael Carter-Williams finished with 19 points, seven assists and five rebounds.
Cavs center Andrew Bynum says he’ll play in Philadelphia on Friday.
Each Philadelphia major sports team has a new head coach, and fans are starting to develop opinions on each of them.
Sixers coach Brett Brown says Michael Carter-Williams’ laid back demeanor was initially frustrating in practice.
The Golden State Warriors handed the Philadelphia 76ers their first loss of the season, 110-90 on Monday night.
Philadelphia rookie Michael Carter-Williams has joined Shaquille O’Neal as the only NBA players to win a Rookie of the Week award to open a career.
I know, I know, I know… the Sixers can’t even tank right! I’ve heard the joke several times, and I get it. The Sixers were supposed to lose as much as possible this year in an attempt to get a great draft pick and (maybe) Andrew Wiggins. And here they are, 3-0, screwing it all up.
Thaddeus Young scored 29 points, rookie Michael Carter-Williams started cold and finished hot while John Wall did just the opposite in scoring 26 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers are a surprising 2-0 after pulling away in the fourth quarter Friday night for a 109-102 victory over the Washington Wizards.
Things are heating up around the NBA. Check out the cheerleaders and dancers for the week of April 12, 2013.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the NBA. Here’s your recap for the week ending April 8, 2013.