Monthly Archive  July 2009

 
 

HOLY CHRISTMAS, PHI / NJ NOW 0-3

Posted by: Philadunkia
07/08/09 11:03 pm EST

speightssummerleague1Despite 18 points from former Temple star Dionte Christmas, the 76ers and Nets combination team fell to 0-3 Wednesday night at the Orlando Pro Summer League after losing to the host Orlando Magic 108-86. The 108 points the Magic put up is an OPSL scoring record.

 

When talking about the lopsided loss and the giving up the OPSL scoring record the 76ers Marreese Speights commented, “We’re getting good work in. All we can do is come out tomorrow and get a win.”  

 

A win sure would help to ease the painful memory of this embarrassing debacle.

 


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PHI / NJN SQUAD FALLS TO 0-2 at OPSL

Posted by: Philadunkia
07/07/09 9:41 pm EST

emaynorThe Sixers/Nets team got off to a slow start in game two of the OPSL, and never really woke up, as they dropped Tuesday’s game to the Jazz, 83-68.

Chris Douglas-Roberts was the standout player for the Sixers/Nets (0-2).  The only player on the team with more than 6 points in the first half, he had 13 on 5-7 shooting in the first, ending up with a game-high 27. Of course as we all already know, Roberts plays up the TPK for the NJ Nets.


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LONG WEEKEND LINK DUMP

Posted by: Philadunkia
07/07/09 10:50 am EST

jholidaysummerleagueWe’re recovering from a long weekend so it’s slow going here at the Philadunkia headquarters. So while we recover, we’re going to supply you with a nice link dump to catch you up on all the 76ers news that went down over the 4th of July holiday weekend.

But before we get to that, we wanted to let you know that starting today Philadunkia will be down in Orlando covering the 76ers / Nets squad in the Orlando Pro Summer League. Expect game recaps, interviews and a few features.


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A LOOK AT THE FOES IN O-TOWN

Posted by: Philadunkia
07/02/09 10:18 am EST

marreesespeightsAs you probably know by now the 76ers are entering a “split squad” in conjunction with the New Jersey into the Orlando Pro Summer League. The Sixers portion of the team will depart for Orlando on Thursday, July 2 and will conduct a three-day mini-camp leading up to their first game on Monday, July 6.

Headlining Philadunkia’s home team down in Orlando will be Marreese Speights, Jrue Holiday and former Temple star Dionte Christmas. Also receiving roster spots from Ed Stefanski were guard Blake Ahearn and forwards Gary Forbes, Rob Kurz and Marcus Slaughter. Here’s the 411 on the last four players we just mentioned:


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