Monthly Archives: December 2009
Yesterday on the 76ers’ practice floor, a ring of media surrounded Allen Iverson.
As Iverson spoke, Lou Williams, in street clothes, walked out of the
gym at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine without
It was an odd moment considering that two weeks ago, the Sixers were Williams’ team and he was the one answering questions.
Houston: The Rockets continue to offer Tracy McGrady(notes) in a trade,
but that will be a difficult proposition considering he’s the
highest-paid player in the league ($23.2 million) and no one has seen
him play in nine months. Houston seems willing to take back a
longer-term contract for McGrady, but most executives believe his high
salary makes it hard to put together a package.
New York Knicks and others are in the mix
Tyrus Thomas’ fractured radius in his left forearm likely will delay
any conclusion to trade talks surrounding the fourth-year forward.
BY Matt Gagne
There is a fine line between teams helping and hurting themselves, a
balancing act between planning for great things and sacrificing
Call it a case study of the Knicks and Nets.
Not only will the Heat’s chances of signing Chris Bosh next summer be helped if the Raptors keep struggling, but a former Raptors official said Bosh doesn’t like Toronto’s cold winters. Bosh isn’t keen on playing in his native Texas but has said the Heat “seems to be an attractive place, playing with Dwyane Wade and playing in Miami.”
By PHIL JASNER
Jerry Stackhouse played a little more than one season with the 76ers as
a teammate of Allen Iverson. They were both too young, too frisky, too
determined to be "the man." And they didn’t have a point guard.