|This news and link stems from the comments on a previous post. Jason Smith has torn his ACL and could be done for the year. Disappointing news for a guy who looked like he was set up to contribute in...|
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|Over the past twenty-four hours I've read just about every forum thread, blog post, article and comment on the Andre Iguodala situation and there seems to be a common theme regarding the rumored 5 year/$72.6M contract he may or may...|
|Phillyburbs.com has a brief piece on the Iguodala situation. The key point seems to be that Iguodala's contract wouldn't put the Sixers over the luxury tax threshold.At the end of the story, the writer quotes sources as saying they're close...|
|Alonzo Mourning and Grant Hill are the first guys who come to mind when I think about stars of years past making comebacks after injuries. It was improbable that either would ever contribute heavy minutes, let alone solid numbers, after...|
Latest comment: from TerryFunny stuff...
|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....|
|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...|
|According to several reports, Sam Dalembert has been dismissed from the Canadian national team. Not much is being said about the circumstances of his dismissal, but it looks like he was ripped by the coach, Leo Rautins, which led to...|
|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...|