Dre is going to be cautious with this knee tendinitis issue, which is not a new development, because he wants to be healthy for the post season.
Good thing Collins likes Sam Young so much because he made need to haul some major minutes coming up.
The Cavs have an elite point man in Krie Irving and they like to run the pick and roll, which spells trouble for the Sixers. On sixers.com Collins explains what they need to do to better defend one of the oldest plays in hoops.
As we all know, the 76ers and the Celtics are now tied for 1st place in the Atlantic Division, but with wins by the NYK (25 W’s) and Pacers (29 W’s) again last night, if this swoon continues, the Sixers could soon find themselves as the 7th or 8th seed in the East.
This one is from Sunday, but it still has us talking here at the Philadunkia offices. Tom Moore of phillyburbs.com writes that the Sixers roster needs an overhaul and either Turner, Holiday or Dre must go.
In Marc Stein’s NBA power rankings over at ESPN.com the Sixers are falling fast and currently sit at #18. Stein comments, “Philly’s 7-13 mark since Valentine’s Day beats only Charlotte, Washington and Sacramento in that span.”
Over at philly.com Bob Vetrone, Jr. looks at the Sixers ties to this year’s Final Four schools. It’s an interesting read.
A quick “76ers” search on craigslist.com finds that somebody has 5 Allen Iverson bobbleheads for sale.
Philly native Kyle Lowry could miss the rest of the season with a bacterial infection. In other native son news, Dion Waiters has declared for the NBA Draft.
In case you haven’t heard, Ball Don’t Lie confirms that Tim Duncan missed the Spurs game vs. the Sixers Sunday night because he was “old”.
Via Twitter we learn that Evan Turner (@thekidet) listened to the Marshall Mathers album on the way to shootaround this AM.