2013 was an up and down year in Philadelphia sports, to say the least. The first half was full of “downs,” including coaching changes for every professional team, and losses upon losses as well. But the second half has proved to be more positive, with some of those changes looking like positive ones.
The Philadelphia 76ers recognized Montgomery County’s First Assistant District Attorney this week as one of their “Heroes Among Us” and it came as quite a surprise to the recipient.
Jeffery Taylor matched a career high with 20 points, leading six Charlotte scorers in double figures, and the Bobcats beat the Philadelphia 76ers 105-88 on Friday night.
The 94WIP Morning Show announced their Winners and Weasels for the week of December 6th, 2013.
Michael Carter-Williams had a good Tuesday. He led the Sixers to a double-overtime win over the Magic with his first triple-double, on the very same day he was named NBA Rookie Of The Month for November. Oddsmakers think he’s going to keep up the impressive play.
Michael Carter-Williams had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his first career triple-double, and Thaddeus Young added 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past the Orlando Magic.
The Sixers will be back in South Philadelphiatonight as they welcome the Orlando Magic to town.
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.
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.’
Adrian Wojnarowski, of Yahoo Sports, released the news that the 76ers had let go Kwame Brown and Darius Morris on Wednesday.
The Sixers will be back in South Philadelphia on Wednesday night as they welcome the Toronto Raptors to town.
If this trade were to happen, would you be in favor of the Sixers pulling the trigger?
Ravi Shah was named the team’s Vice President of Strategy, the Sixers announced on Tuesday.