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SIXERS DRAFT REVIEWS

So we took the weekend to mull over Ed Stefanski’s selection of UCLA’s Jrue Holiday with the #17 pick in the last Thursday’s NBA Draft and we’re still NOT “in love” with the decision. Don’t get us wrong, we understand why the Sixers took Holiday,...
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THE LOCAL KIDS

This post has nothing to do with the 76ers selection of Jrue Holiday at #17 last night. We’ll get that post up later. We just wanted to give a big congratulations to all the kids with ties to Philly that were drafted last night in...
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TAKING A HOLIDAY

The 76ers pulled off a bit of a surprise tonight with the 17th pick. As expected Ed Stefanski drafted a point guard, but his name just wasn’t Ty Lawson or Eric Maynor and that’s where the WOW factor came in.   UCLA’s Jru Holiday kept...
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2009 NBA DRAFT LIVE BLOG

We’re blogging live as we catch the 2009 NBA Draft. The Sixers are aleady behind the 8-ball so to speak as three teams in front of them in the Eastern Conference — Orlando, Cleveland and Atlanta have all made huge moves that make them instantly...
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THE DRAFT IS DIFFICULT FOR SIXERS FANS TOO

As though it is not difficult enough to be a Sixers fan lately, there is an extremely frustrating area that goes largely unnoticed; the NBA Draft.  The Sixers perennial mediocrity and yearly first-round playoff exits leave them with a disappointing end of season, and even...
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ED TRYING TO BREAK UP WITH BRAND?

76ers beat writer Kate Fagan on the Inqy is reporting that: “An NBA source has confirmed that Stefanski has shopped power forward Elton Brand, last off-season’s blockbuster acquisition. That same source indicated Brand is unlikely to be traded because he has four years and $65...
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POINT GUARD PANDEMONIUM

With the NBA draft only a few hours away, experts all over the country have been making predictions as to where this year’s crop of players will end up.   For the Sixers the point guard position is one of the biggest questions on the...
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WHAT’S IN A NUMBER?

As we all know, the 76ers hold the 17thpick in the 2009 NBA Draft and even though we’re sitting outside the Lottery, history has shown that some very solid to great NBA prospects can be had with the 17th selection in the NBA Draft. Did...
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NEW LOGO IS NOW OFFICIAL

After much rumor and speculation, the 76ers have officially changed their primary logo and color scheme with a return to the traditional “76ers basketball” logo and the red, white and blue color scheme.  According to the Sixer PR Department, the basketball logo was last used during...
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DRAFT 2009: EXPERT PREDICTIONS UPDATED

We are two days away from the 2009 NBA Draft and as we all know, the 76ers hold the 17th pick this year. Even at this late stage, there does not seem to be a consensus on what move the Sixers will make. As you slide...
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