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  1. Ready for Primetime: Sixers vs. Mavs in First Nationally Televised Game of Season

    Feb 17, 2012, 5:54 PM EDT

    The Philadelphia 76ers look to turn around a rough stretch in front of a national audience at home tonight.

  2. Knicks Continue to Preach Defense, Sign J.R. Smith

    Feb 17, 2012, 12:54 PM EDT

    One of the sentiments in the headline above is true. The other is that the Knicks preach defense. Former Denver Nugget J.R. Smith tweeted early on Friday afternoon that he has agreed to a deal with the New York Knicks now that international basketball rules allow him to do so. Smith signed a contract to…

  3. Guaros de Lara MVP: Allen Iverson?

    Feb 17, 2012, 11:45 AM EDT

    Reports (some generated by his own camp) are now emerging that Allen Iverson is once more attempting a return to the NBA — albeit through non-traditional means.

  4. More Details On Inquirer and Daily News Sports Coverage Joining Forces Emerge

    Feb 17, 2012, 8:33 AM EDT

    As we first wrote about earlier this month, the Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Philly.com will indeed be coordinating their sports coverages in an attempt to avoid redundancy and best use their resources for more enterprise material.

    Today, the Inquirer’s Mike Armstrong added more details of how this may work (it seems to some extent they’re not entirely sure just yet):

  5. Magic 3-Ball, Shoddy Philly Shooting Down Sixers

    Feb 16, 2012, 12:15 AM EDT

    another frustrating night for Sixers fans… Wednesday night’s game in Orlando was tough to watch on many fronts. The Sixers got out to an awful start, allowing the Magic to do what they seem to do best. Jameer Nelson was working the drive and kick while Dwight Howard was working the inside-out game setting up open looks.

  6. Another Day in Paradise: Sixers Take on Magic in Orlando

    Feb 15, 2012, 6:06 PM EDT

    The Philadelphia 76ers look to beat a not-quite-so-miserable Magic team in the All-Star Weekend home base of Orlando.

  7. Poll: Does Lavoy Allen Bring the Ruckus?

    Feb 14, 2012, 4:41 PM EDT

    The Sixers are one of the biggest surprises of the NBA season which has garnered them some national attention. But did Grantland take it a bit too far?

  8. Sixers Hold Off Bobcats for 20th Win

    Feb 14, 2012, 1:49 AM EDT

    As hinted at in the pregame post, there’s no such thing as a gimme in the NBA, even when you’re facing a team as bad as the Bobcats. Even pretty awful teams like Charlotte have guys like Kemba Walker who can get red hot and start draining some crazy shot.

  9. Come On and Take a Free Ride: Sixers Vs. Bobcats in Charlotte

    Feb 13, 2012, 6:30 PM EDT

    The Philadelphia 76ers have an easy matchup tonight in Charlotte. A little too easy if you ask us? Nah, not really.

  10. Do You Want Big Shot Back? Take to the Tweets!

    Feb 12, 2012, 4:36 PM EDT

    Adam Aron admits there is a surprising interest in reinstating Big Shot as Sixers mascot.

  11. Things are Gonna Get Easier: Sixers Head to Cleveland

    Feb 11, 2012, 5:23 PM EDT

    After a tough seven-game stretch played mostly at home, the Philadelphia 76ers head out on the road for an easier game against the Cavaliers.

  12. How ‘Bout Meeks for the Three-Point Contest?

    Feb 11, 2012, 10:52 AM EDT

    When pressed about the possibility of participating in the three-point shootout, Jodie responded he would “love to” take part.

  13. Sixers Can’t Get Off Buzzer Beater, Fall to Hard Working Clippers 78-77

    Feb 10, 2012, 10:18 PM EDT

    It’s unclear what the play Doug drew up was trying to do, but it was clear that Lou Williams got the ball with at least two defenders on him 30 feet or so from the basket and failed to get off a shot.

  14. Lob City Comes to South Philly

    Feb 10, 2012, 3:18 PM EDT

    Lob City is in town tonight as the Sixers take on Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and the L.A. Clippers.

  15. Eddie Jordan Kinda Sorta Found a New Job

    Feb 10, 2012, 1:35 PM EDT

    Part of us hates to do this, bringing up the old painful memories while things are so copacetic in Sixers-dom, but we thought some of you may be interested in where the Princeton offense is still being taught.

  16. Kobe Disses Brent Celek, Loves Gronk

    Feb 10, 2012, 11:44 AM EDT

    Kobe Bryant was up in Boston to take on the Celtics on the hardwood but he found the time to talk a little football with the Super Bowl losers while he was there. Mr. Dancing with the Stars Rob Gronkowski was sitting courtside and the two shared a few words.

  17. Andre Iguodala Makes First All-Star Game

    Feb 9, 2012, 7:23 PM EDT

    Andre Iguodala has finally been selected to play in the NBA All-Star game. The reserves for both the East and West squads were announced this evening live on TNT and Dre’s all-around game for one of the best team’s in the division has been recognized.

  18. That Guy Kneeling Next to the Sixers Bench Gets Much-Deserved TV Profile

    Feb 9, 2012, 6:29 PM EDT

    After his big showing on Monday night against Kobe and the Lakers, Old Man Knees finally gets the TV profile he deserves.

  19. Thing You May Or May Not Need to Know About Your Basketball Team’s CEO

    Feb 9, 2012, 3:51 PM EDT

    “Adam Aron backwards spells ‘No Ramada!!!’” It’s true. You can read about it in the Philadelphia Business Journal.

  20. Andre Iguodala Has to Pack, Errands to Run, But Will He Be an All-Star?

    Feb 9, 2012, 2:37 PM EDT

    The 2011-2012 NBA All-Star reserves will be announced this evening and Andre Iguodala appears to be firmly seated on the bubble. Most who follow the league closely think this is Dre’s year to finally get recognized as one of the best all-around players in the game. Buoyed by the Sixers’ fantastic start, one of Doug Collins’ guys certainly deserves a spot. We hope Iggy gets his nod.

  21. Caption This: Evan and Violet

    Feb 9, 2012, 1:13 PM EDT

    We borrowed this one straight from the CSN Facebook page but it’s just to ripe with caption opportunity.

  22. Happening Elsewhere: Will Ferrell Handles Pregame Intros for Bulls vs. Hornets

    Feb 9, 2012, 12:27 AM EDT

    Comedian Will Ferrell introduces the starting lineups for the Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Hornets. Derrick Rose, Carlos Boozer, Ronny Brewer, Joachim Noah, Emeka Okafor, Trevor Ariza.

  23. Pick Your Poison: Parker or Palmer

    Feb 8, 2012, 10:16 PM EDT

    The Sixers ran into the dynamic duo of Tony Parker and Violet Palmer on Wednesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. It’s tougher to say which of the two played a more pivotal role in the Spurs 100-90 victory over the Sixers.

  24. Win Another One, Why Not: Hot Sixers Face Spurs at Home

    Feb 8, 2012, 6:06 PM EDT

    The Sixers have performed brilliantly over this tough seven-game stretch, but still have tough’ns to go against the Spurs and Clippers.

  25. Lakers-Sixers Was Highest Rated Game Since 2005

    Feb 7, 2012, 3:42 PM EDT

    You people are tuning in and watching this young exciting Sixers team.