Seven-footers are still highly coveted by NBA teams, but these players have historically been more prone to injury
The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.
Watching the Knicks this season has been tantamount to corporal punishment. But all the pain and torture was supposed to yield at least a good chance of a happy ending.
Nerlens Noel scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the New York Knicks 97-81 Friday night in a matchup of the two worst teams in the Eastern Conference.
Thaddeus Young scored 21 points and the Brooklyn Nets snapped a five-game losing streak with a 94-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Mason Plumlee scored a season-high 18 points and had 10 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets broke open a close game in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 88-70 on Friday night.
The 76ers have acquired veteran forward Andrei Kirilenko, a second-round pick in the 2020 draft, guard Jorge Gutierrez and cash considerations from the Nets in exchange for forward Brandon Davies.
The 76ers avoided tying the record for the worst start to a season in NBA history, ending their 0-17 skid with an 85-77 victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Philadelphia 99-91 on Wednesday night to extend the 76ers’ season-opening skid to 15 games – matching a franchise record.
Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points, Amare Stoudemire added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the New York Knicks dropped the Philadelphia 76ers to 0-13 with a 91-83 victory on Saturday night.
Mason Plumlee had 20 points and 17 rebounds to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 99-88 on Monday night.
Carmelo Anthony scored 17 points in a successful return to his college home, and the New York Knicks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 84-77 in a preseason game on Tuesday night.
With the NBA season right around the corner, let’s break down which five teams are the worst.
The Philadelphia 76er has been chatting up Kim Kardashian and Rihanna in recent weeks but the 20-year-old Cameroonian has been making a splash on twitter for sometime now. Here are 13 of his best tweets and 13 reasons why you need to follow this future NBA star.
Two weeks have now passed since we last saw the San Antonio Spurs dismantle the Miami Heat to win their fifth championship. On Thursday, it will be time for the winners to put the champagne down as the 2014 NBA Draft commences.