The last two decades have given us Donovan McNabb, Andre Iguodala and Ryan Howard. Before that, Randall Cunningham and Mike Schmidt were the subjects of such discussion. Players who at the mere mention of their names, will attract someone ready to tell you either how criminally underrated or overrated they are.
For what seems like no particular reason other than the Cavs continuing to struggle, and the Bulls losing Derrick Rose, the Evan Turner trade engine has been working double time this week.
The Evan Turner trade rumor machine is operating at full speed right now. Yesterday, a suggested trade to the Bulls was making the rounds, now, another midwestern team seems to be a possibility.
The Bulls lost a ball-dominant wing player in Derrick Rose to a knee injury for the second straight year. The Sixers have a ball dominant wing player who is thought to be available to the highest bidder in Evan Turner. Naturally, we have a perfect storm of trade speculation.
The Indiana Pacers beat the Philadelphia Sixers 106-98 on Saturday night.
Spencer Hawes and Evan Turner are playing the best basketball of their NBA careers, highlighted by their performances on Friday night against the Bucks in an overtime win. Since most fans expect both players to be traded, many have suggested that Sam Hinkie deal them now, when their ‘value is highest.’
He joined 6 other NFL quarterbacks who have thrown 7 touchdown passes in a game, becoming the second Eagle to do it.
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.
The Sixers picked up third year options on forward Arnett Moultrie and guard Tony Wroten, the team announced on Friday.
Instead of being limited to 15 scholarships for the classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016, O’Brien can sign 20 players for next year and a full roster for 2015.
Dorell Wright scored 15 points and Thaddeus Young had 14 points and nine rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to 91-77 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.
LeBron James scored 27 points in his return from a strained right hamstring, five other Miami players reached double figures and the Heat moved closer to securing home-court advantage for the entire NBA playoffs by topping the Philadelphia 76ers 106-87 on Saturday night.
Jrue Holiday scored 10 straight points down the stretch to lead the Sixers past the Charlotte Bobcats 100-92 Saturday night.
Dorell Wright hit six 3-pointers and scored 22 points, Jrue Holiday added 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped their longest road losing streak in over 25 years with a 117-103 win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.
Corey Brewer sank three free throws with 2.1 seconds left and the Denver Nuggets stretched their franchise-best winning streak to 14 games with a 101-100 thriller over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.