J.J. Barea scored 22 points, Kevin Love added 19 and the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Philadelphia 76ers 125-102 in a preseason game Wednesday night.
Turner, who had 14 points, was the national player of the year for the Buckeyes as a junior in 2010 before deciding to enter the NBA Draft, where he was the second overall selection.
Ben Gordon scored 22 points off the bench, and the Charlotte Bobcats cruised to a 110-84 preseason win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday.
Evan Turner scored 23 points for the Sixers, and Thaddeus Young and Michael Carter-Williams both scored 12.
Spencer Hawes had 17 points and seven rebounds and Evan Turner added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Sixers, who won their first preseason game on this side of the Atlantic Ocean after playing two earlier this week in Europe.
Are you a big Philadelphia 76ers fan? Well, here’s your chance to show it.
The youth movement is on for the 76ers.
“I think that smaller companies, medium-sized companies which can’t afford a full-year lease on a box would be likely to entertain their clients or employees, while helping the school system,” Councilman Kenney said.
The New England native and former San Antonio Spurs assistant is now the head coach of the 76ers. During Brown’s younger days, he would go watch the Celtics play the 76ers when it was one of the best rivalries in all of sports. It helped build Brown’s love for basketball as well as his respect for the 76ers franchise.
Events are planned throughout the day Wednesday – 87 of them – to introduce fans to the 76ers new developmental league team.
The Sixers open the 2013-14 season at home against the Miami Heat on Wednesday, October 30th at 7 p.m.
Just minutes after signing with Cleveland, Andrew Bynum proclaimed the Cavaliers to be a playoff team.
The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired the rights to Royce White and Furkan Aldemir from the Houston Rockets for future draft considerations.
A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached agreement on a two-year contract with center Andrew Bynum.
As the Cavaliers await word from Andrew Bynum, two other teams have joined the chase for the free agent center.