August 28, 2008 |
Golden State guard Monta Ellis will be sidelined for at least 3 months after severely spraining an ankle during an offseason workout, forcing the Warriors to start the season without the player expected to lead their revamped roster this fall. Ellis, who got a 6-year contract extension worth $66 million on July 24, sprained the ankle and tore a deltoid ligament while working out in his hometown of Jackson, Miss., last Thursday, said Chris Mullin, the Warriors' top basketball executive.
June 8, 2011 |
On a day of uncertainty within the 76ers franchise, one thing was certain: A trade involving swingman Andre Iguodala for Golden State Warriors guard Monta Ellis has been discussed and, in some form at least, is on the table. At midday Tuesday, news broke that the Sixers' parent company, Comcast-Spectacor, is in serious discussions to sell the franchise to an investment group led by billionaire Joshua Harris. Multiple sources close to the negotiations cautioned that hurdles must still be cleared before the ownership deal - if there is one - could be finalized.
January 24, 2013 |
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Bucks interim coach Jim Boylan knows exactly what the 76ers are going through as they wait for Andrew Bynum to make his debut. The Bucks went through a similar situation with often-injured center Andrew Bogut. The Bucks selected Bogut with the top pick in the 2005 draft, but traded him to Golden State. Injuries were always a problem, and last year they finally gave up on waiting for the 7-footer to become the cornerstone of the franchise. "It's a little frustrating because you are always wondering when a guy is going to come back, so you have to block that out," said Boylan, an assistant the last four years who was promoted to interim coach after the Bucks fired Scott Skiles.
March 19, 2013
The NBA fined Bucks forward Larry Sanders $50,000 for using offensive language and criticizing officials. Sanders implied that the Heat get preferential treatment from the officials after being ejected from Milwaukee's loss to Miami Friday. He had been whistled for fouling James and got two technicals for arguing the call. Heat extend win streak to 22 The Miami Heat equaled the second-longest winning streak in NBA history, pulling away in the fourth quarter Sunday to beat the Raptors, 108-91, in Toronto for their 22d consecutive victory.
March 23, 2012
Paul Pierce scored 25 points to help the Boston Celtics snap the host Milwaukee Bucks' six-game winning streak, 100-91, on Thursday night. Kevin Garnett had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Mickael Pietrus scored 13 points for the Celtics, who were playing their seventh game on an eight-game road trip. With Thursday's win, the Celtics improved to 4-3 on the trip. Brandon Jennings had 19 points for Milwaukee. It was the Bucks' home debut for Monta Ellis, who was acquired along with forward Ekpe Udoh in a trade with the Golden State Warriors last week.
March 1, 2008 |
The 76ers' modest two-game winning streak was snapped last night by a team that can score a bushel of points in a variety of ways. Showing dominance both on the fastbreak and from the perimeter, the Golden State Warriors ran and shot their way past the Sixers, 119-97, in an up-tempo game at Oracle Arena. The Sixers (26-33) won't get much of a defensive break tonight when they visit the potent Phoenix Suns. Golden State (35-22) entered the game leading the NBA in points scored (110 per game)
July 25, 2013
The Freedoms (4-9) lost to the Boston Lobsters, 22-18, in World TeamTennis action on Tuesday night at the Pavilion at Villanova University. Samuel Groth opened the contest with a 5-2 win in men's singles over Boston's Amir Weintraub , but the Lobsters (5-8) won the next four matches. Weintraub and Eric Butorac edged Groth and Jordan Kerr , 5-4, in men's doubles to seal Boston's win. NBA: The Dallas Mavericks signed free-agent guard Monta Ellis to a reported three-year contract for between $25 million and $30 million.
December 15, 2012
Straining to work out the kinks in an offense coach Mike D'Antoni compared to dancing with two left feet, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers even struggled to put away the Washington Wizards. A night after joking about wanting to face the Washington Generals, the Harlem Globetrotters' longtime foils, Bryant scored 30 points, and ex-Sixer Jodie Meeks added 24, helping the Lakers beat the Wizards, 102-96, on Friday to end a four-game losing streak. Slowed by foul trouble, Dwight Howard finished with 12 points and 14 rebounds, and the Lakers improved to 10-14.
November 19, 2013 |
DALLAS - The 76ers would rather not have lingering thoughts of Friday's 37-point road loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. They just want to learn from it and move on to their next opponent. "It's life in the NBA," said coach Brett Brown, whose squad has lost six of their last eight games. "You've got to back it up. We go down to Dallas. We've got to stay healthy. We've got to take care of our bodies. They are a good team. "You know we caught [the Pelicans] when they were hot. Ryan Anderson [who had game-highs of 26 points and six three-pointers]
March 19, 2013 |
BACK WHERE their winning streak started on Super Bowl Sunday, the Miami Heat kept rolling right into March Madness. Now it's on to Boston to face the rival Celtics - the team that ended the last streak this long. The Heat equaled the second-longest winning streak in NBA history, pulling away in the fourth quarter Sunday in Toronto to beat the Raptors, 108-91, for their 22nd consecutive victory. "It's a special ride right now that we're on," LeBron James said. "The best thing about it is we're doing it together.