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Casual Friday Liberty Links Lounge: Get Ready for Illegal Screens Tonight Edition

We'll bring the links, you bring the discussion. Casual Friday open thread discussion fun for everyone!

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Welcome to another edition of the Liberty Links Lounge.

It's been a rough couple of games since the exciting season opener win against the Denver Nuggets. Some miscellaneous thoughts before the links:

  • Bynum can't get here fast enough. Like Mike said, I wish we could just fast forward to when he gets healthy.
  • The Knicks look better than expected. Boo.
  • Nick Young's having a real rough start to the season. Part of that is his "questionable" (generously put) shot selection. Part of that is that some of his shots just aren't falling. I think he'll turn it around soon.
  • Evan Turner had a not terrible game against the Hornets. Progress!
  • Jrue Holiday through 4 games: 18.0 ppg, 9.5 apg, (5.0 topg), 54.4% true shooting percentage, 18.3 PER, 0.127 WS/48 (h/t Derek). Ho-hum. Would like to see those turnovers go down though.
  • Hahahahahahaha Kwame started a game already.
  • Too much Damien Wilkins / Royal Ivey. Not enough Arnett Moultrie / Maalik Wayns.
  • Speaking of Wayns, he looks like he's trying to do much in the limited minutes he's getting. Stick to pushing the ball and creating for others instead of forcing shots, Sheep!
  • Celtics tonight. O/U on illegal screens set by KG - 6.5. O/U on ones actually called? 0.5.


Doug Collins wants to be Evan Turner’s Bagger Vance - The Basketball Jones

I'll take "Weird motivation techniques" for 600, Alex.

Bob Ford: With 76ers a work in progress, Doug Collins requests calm, patience -


In 50 seasons, Sixers have made some some terrible coaching hires -

Eddie Jordan - Never Forget

Sixers eager to renew rivalry with Celtics - CSN Philly


Video: Lou Williams Can Still Dunk, Posterizes Tyler Hansbrough - The 700 Level


NBA Title Rings Through The Years -

Hey look the Sixers have some of those!

Nick Young Is Trying to Kill Me - Grantland

You're killing us, Swaggy.

Nick Young with the worst shot attempt ever - SB Nation



FUN FACT: (per Reuben Frank, re: Sixers-Hornets game)

Last time the 76ers' franchise scored <80 points & won by >10 was Jan 28, 1954 - Syracuse Nationals 79, Knicks 66 at Onondaga County Arena.

GameThread Stats:

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Sixers @ Knicks 11/04/12


Knicks @ Sixers 11/05/12


Sixers @ Hornets 11/07/12



REMINDER - RULES OF THE THREAD: As long as you keep it clean (no cursing and please remember to bathe before threading) and avoid touchy subjects like religion/politics/etc, it's fair game. It's your thread - use it as you see fit.

Now, discuss! Happy Friday!

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