Prior to the Super Bowl, we were able to pay increased attention to the Flyers and the 76ers. Both of them showed signs of coming to life.
Spencer Hawes had 21 points and 14 rebounds and Jrue Holiday had 13 points and 14 assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 78-61 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday night.
It didn’t take the game of basketball long to get the juices flowing, even before the Super Bowl game.
Marc Gasol scored a season-high 27 points and Rudy Gay had 26 to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 103-100 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Ersan Ilyasova had 27 points and 16 rebounds, Brandon Jennings scored 25 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 110-102 on Tuesday night.
Luis Scola scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half and the Phoenix Suns beat the Philadelphia 76ers 95-89 to snap a six-game losing streak.
Jrue Holiday had 26 points and 10 assists, Evan Turner added 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the 76ers rang in the new year with a 103-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.
Kobe Bryant scored 34 points and the Los Angeles Lakers won consecutive games for the first time in nearly a month with a 111-98 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday.
Kevin Garnett scored 19 points, Jeff Green added 16, and the Boston Celtics won the back end of a home-and-home with Philadelphia, beating the 76ers 92-79 on Saturday night.
Jrue Holiday had a career-high 33 points and 13 assists, leading the Philadelphia 76ers over the Phoenix Suns 104-101 on Sunday.
Evan Turner had 19 points and nine assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the reeling Cleveland Cavaliers 86-79 Sunday night.
To get more out of Evan Turner, Spike Eskin thinks we have to expect less.
As the preseason winds down, Evan Turner and Andrew Bynum remain biggest concerns.
Dorell Wright scored 20 points while Jrue Holiday added 10 points and six assists to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 88-79 on Sunday night in an exhibition game.
Sixers have played will this preseason despite missing Andrew Bynum.