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76ers Sunday Morning Shootaround: The Chef Lavoy Edition
In this edition of the Sunday Morning Shootaround, Jrue Holiday's Uggs make a triumphant return, Nick Young debuts his new hairstyle, and we learn that Damien Wilkins is the faux husband of a reality television star.
Rejoice! Andrew Bynum Takes Jumpers, Sweats a Little, Doesn't Break Knees
After Sixers practice today, Bynum took... the... court. Like, as a human. As a human who plays basketball for a living. One of those guys.
After Sixers Fall to Hornets 111-99, Doug Collins' Press Conference is Telling
Rough game, amazing press conference.
On Nikola Vucevic, The State Of The Sixers, And The Context Of Progress
Vucevic's apparent run of success in Orlando has caused some Sixers fans and writers to wish the Sixers still had him. However, closer inspection reveals that while Vuce has shown some improvement, the Sixers still do not miss him.
VIDEO: Watch Doug Collins Chide a Reporter for Asking a Bad Question - The 700 Level
We already wrote about last night's loss to the New Orleans Hornets, writing it off as getting beat by a better team, records be damned. And their defense... their defense just makes games tough to watch. At least at the end of it all we had the pleasure of watching Doug Collins go off a bit in his postgame presser when asked a question he deemed "not a good question."
Andrew Bynum Has More All-Star Votes Than Brooke Lopez - NBA.com
I'm not kidding. Look.
Andrew Bynum Shoots at Practice, Targets All-Star Break For Possible Return - Sixers Dish
It's not the first time Bynum says he's taken shots, but it's the first time in front of reporters. Bynum, who has missed the entire season with bilateral bone bruises in both knees, said Monday he's hoping for a return to the court after the All-Star break.
Holiday: Sixers struggles 'mind-boggling' - phillyBurbs.com
In which Jrue acts surprised that this team is bad.
Doug Collins wishes Chip Kelly, and Andy Reid, luck - Philly.com
Early in training camp, Sixers coach Doug Collins and his assistants loaded into an SUV after practice and headed to an Eagles practice as a guest of coach Andy Reid. Collins not only came away from that practice with respect for the Eagles' coaching staff, but also with a new friendship - with Reid.
Why Nikola Vucevic Could Be the Next Marc Gasol - Grantland
Smart article, misleading title.
Collins sees hope returning to Andrew Bynum - CSN Philly
On Sunday, Bynum and Sixers head coach Doug Collins happened to be at the team’s practice facility at the same time working out. The coach took the opportunity to share a thought he had for the sidelined center two months ago.
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Now, discuss! Happy Friday!