Monthly Archive  October 2009

 
 

NOTES, LINKS & TWEETS

Posted by: Philadunkia
10/02/09 7:00 am EST

ai9sixerstcmediaIt was a very busy week in Philadunkia nation as the 76ers officially began the 2009-10 season.  On Monday the home team began the week by hosting media day.  They also signed a few bodies for training camp this week and tipped off training camp over at St. Joe’s with a run of two-a-days.  With all the activity down at the Wachovia Center and over at SJU, we thought we should compile a host of notes, links and Tweets to help you catch up on anything you missed this week.


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MEDIA DAY WRAP UP

Posted by: Philadunkia
10/01/09 7:35 am EST

sixersmediadaytldFor many, media day is viewed as the beginning of the season.  It is the first chance for the public to gain access to the team as a whole and gain insight and perspective into the upcoming season.  It signifies the dawning of a new year in the NBA, and represents the beginning of the circus of practices, games, road trips, and flights that is the NBA season. 

With a new coach, new uniforms, and new additions, comes new hope for the 2009-2010 Philadelphia 76ers.  For a team that has successfully reached the playoffs for the past several seasons, but has not been able to get over the hump and become a serious contender, this is a make or break season.  The Sixers were able to find success in an up-tempo style last season, as both Andre Igoudala and Thaddeus Young had stellar seasons.  However, with the loss of last year’s starting point guard Andre Miller coupled with the return of a healthy (allegedly) Elton Brand as well as big-man Jason Smith and the addition of Jason Kapono there are many unanswered questions for the Sixers squad.  The good news is the players seem eager to answer them. 

After the jump are some of our best sound bites from Sixers Media day:


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