The Sixers may have scored their biggest win of the year on Wednesday when NBA draft lottery reform was struck down by the NBA board of governors.
Ronald Roberts Jr., who's sat out the last four games with a quad injury, will have one last preseason game to prove he belongs on the Sixers' roster.
Brett Brown is going to keep the Sixers playing an uptempo offense while emphasizing defense in the paint.
3yEvan Turner gave the Sixers an early scoring spark in Game 2, but it wasn't nearly enough as they lost 94-73 to the Miami Heat. By Reuben Frank
3yDoug Collins stood up for Andre Iguodala's defensive prowess on Monday after the swingman finished eighth in Defensive Player of the Year voting. By Reuben Frank
3yAlthough Dwyane Wade missed practice on Sunday with a severe headache, he will be ready to play in Game 2 and Doug Collins didn't expect anything else. By Dei Lynam
3yMonday, April 18, 2011 Posted: 12:25 p.m. CSNPhilly.com Sixers (41-42) at Heat (59-24), 7 p.m. on TCN Team leaders Sixers: PPG Elton Brand (15.0); RPG Brand (8.3); APG Jrue Holiday (6.5) Heat: PPG LeBron James (26.7); RPG Chris Bosh (8.3); APG James (7.0)
3yLeBron had a poor shooting night in Game 1, going 4 for 14 from the field. How will he adjust to the Sixers defense in Game 2? By Dei Lynam
3yWith the series underway, both Miami and the Sixers attempt to maneuver injuries afflicting key contributors. By Dei Lynam
3yElton Brand and the Sixers made the game close in the final minutes, but Chris Bosh and the Heat were able to hold them off to take Game 1 in Miami. By Dei Lynam