Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?
Philadelphia coach Brett Brown was grasping for positives after his team tied an NBA record for futility by dropping its 26th straight game on Thursday night.
They are a loss away from becoming the Philadelphia 26ers.
After Philadelphia’s latest loss gave the 76ers their longest skid in franchise history, coach Brett Brown insisted he doesn’t dwell on the streak.
Allen Iverson cupped his hand to his left ear and asked to hear his favorite tune one more time.
Andre Drummond had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons’ talented frontcourt overwhelmed the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers for a 113-96 victory Saturday night.
Josh Smith had 22 points in an outstanding all-around game, Brandon Jennings made four 3-pointers in the second half and the Pistons ended their slide with a 114-104 comeback victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.
Allen Iverson’s highlights played one more time on the big screen, diehard Philadelphia 76ers fans and Julius Erving all part of the crowd catching one more glimpse of No. 3 in his prime.
Frank’s future is uncertain in Detroit and Collins is on his way out as Philadelphia’s coach. That’s what happens at the end of a disappointing season.
Though their final games will determine little more than their lottery odds, neither the Detroit Pistons nor the Philadelphia 76ers look to be trying to improve their draft position.