|When Elton Brand signed with the Sixers many people, myself included, thought this was the beginning of long stretch of relevancy for hoops in Philly. How could you not? The much-needed low-post threat was added to the mix. The front...|
|Phil Jasner seems to have broken the story, without any numbers. The Sixers have come to terms with Lou Williams for a five-year extension. I'm guessing it'll be somewhere in the $25M range.I'll keep my eyes open and throw a...|
Latest comment: from TerryThanks for the knowledge...
|Three more big names on the restricted free agent market have signed, or are reported to be on the verge, since we last spoke about Monta Ellis's contract.Let's take a quick look and see if we can use these contracts...|
Latest comment: from MaxLou signed today... link...
|Can you really argue with the addition of a 39% shooter from downtown for the veteran's minimum? Neither can I.The word on the street is the Sixers will announce tomorrow the signing of Kareem Rush. I'm assuming it will be...|
|$67M for 6 years. The Golden State Warriors have signed Monta Ellis, their marquee restricted free agent to that deal. It may not seem like it means much, everyone knew the Warriors were going to sign Ellis, they had to....|
|The Sixers added Royal (with cheese) Ivey to their bench today in what is believed to be a two-year deal for the veteran's minimum ($854,957 this year, $959,111 in '09-'10).Ivey isn't the shooter we've all been looking for, but he's...|
|According to Marc Stein, the Warriors might just sign Lou Williams to an offer sheet. Apparently they want to corner the market on Monta Ellis's, poor-man's version or otherwise.I don't see how they could possibly defend anyone with Ellis, Lou...|
|We're going to save the "who" question for a later date when I've got more time. The purpose of this post is to lay out the means of acquiring a shooter for this season. They're limited, but not as much...|
Latest comment: from anthonythe sixers should try to trade brand and a draft pic for some body like macgrady...
|ForSincerely,The Sixers Fans.In seven short months the Sixers have ascended from a 5-13 team to a true contender in the Eastern Conference, thanks in large part to Ed Stefanski. The signing of Elton Brand will be the largest step...|
|As you all know, I'm not a huge fan of John Hollinger's. Well, you can forget everything I've said about him in the past. The guy is obviously a genius. Check out his take on the Brand acquisition here.While I...|
|According to ESPN.com, the cap number will come in at $58.68M, slightly below expectations.Other pertinent information:Luxury tax threshold: $71.15M (The Sixers could easily be paying the luxury tax, depending on the size of Iguodala's deal)The mid-level exception has been set...|
|ESPN is reporting that Brand is leaning toward signing with the Sixers. Multiple reports on Philly radio stations saying it's all but a done deal.I'm hoping that we'll get official word at or near midnight tonight that Elton Brand is...|
Latest comment: from The GMI still don't like trading picks either way. ...
|Good morning, Sixers fans. I'm stressing the good in that sentence, for the time being. Here's why.ESPN is reporting that the Sixers are looking to send Rodney Carney and Calvin Booth to the Timberwolves for either cash considerations or draft...|
Latest comment: from JoshGGordon would come at to high of a price. I like the idea of Brent Barry though....
|Things got a little more interesting tonight for Elton Brand when the Golden State Warriors reportedly offered him a max contract for 5 years. Somewhere in the $85M-$90M range.This brings up an excellent question, and I think the ultimate decision...|
|Baron Davis reportedly has a verbal agreement with the Clippers for a 5-year, $65M deal. If this move appeases Elton Brand, which it probably will, then he'll sign with them.To make it work, Maggette would have to be renounced, then...|