Monthly Archive  June 2010



Posted by: Philadunkia
06/03/10 2:40 pm EST

As we all know, the 2010 NBA Finals, featuring the 76ers most hated rivals — the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics — tips off tonight in Los Angeles. 

Yesterday here at the Philadunkia offices we held a group prayer session pleading with the basketball gods to find a way for neither of our fiercest rivals to claim the 2010 NBA title and as we called on the hoop powers that be, some fascinating connections between the 76ers and the two squads in the 2010 NBA Finals came to light.

So we thought we’d share with our readers some of the interesting and fun gems we discussed and debated yesterday here at the Philadunkia offices.

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Posted by: Philadunkia
06/01/10 11:29 am EST

As we all know coming up later this month, the 76ers have the number two overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft.  All of us here at Philadunkia are hoping and praying, just like all of you, that Ed Stefanski and Doug Collins will select a player that has a huge impact on this franchise for years to come and one would think that type of player would be very easy to find and draft at No. 2.

However, when we reviewed the list of #2 selections from the last twenty years of the NBA Draft, we found plenty of evidence that the Sixers (or any team for that matter) are just as likely to misfire badly with the #2 overall pick as they are to get it right.  To be honest, this Draft history crash course made our stomachs a little queasy, so of course we thought we’d share it with our readers.

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