Anthony Calabro

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Name: Anthony Calabro
Date registered: 5 March, 2013

Latest posts

  1. For the Sixers, Plan B is Embiid. We think. — 26 June, 2014
  2. Bobcats Beat Sixers By 30 — 2 April, 2014
  3. Sixers Fade Late in Fourth, Fall to Hawks — 31 March, 2014
  4. Sixers On the Wrong Side of History — 27 March, 2014
  5. Sixers Fall to Bulls, Losing Streak Hits 22 — 19 March, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Sixers Snap Four-Game Skid, Beat Bobcats — 5 comments
  2. The Case For Playing Nerlens Noel (also, tonight’s preview) — 4 comments
  3. For the Sixers, Plan B is Embiid. We think. — 3 comments
  4. Sixers Outlast Lakers, End Road Losing Streak — 3 comments
  5. Sixers Fall to Raptors, Extend Road Losing Streak to 10 — 3 comments

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Jun 26 2014

For the Sixers, Plan B is Embiid. We think.

With their most anticipated selection since 1996, the Philadelphia 76ers drafted 7-foot center Joel Embiid.

We were a bit surprised, though perhaps we shouldn’t have been.

The Sixers reportedly offered the Cavs three picks — Nos. 3, 10 and 32 — for the No. 1 selection and the right to draft Andrew Wiggins. If that was true, the Sixers turned to Plan B. But maybe they wanted Embiid all along.

A broken navicular bone in his foot discovered late in the draft process will sideline the Kansas star for 4-6 months, and possibly the entire 2014-15 season. Despite the broken … Read the rest

Apr 02 2014

Bobcats Beat Sixers By 30

Charlotte Bobcats 123 Final

Recap | Box Score

93 Philadelphia 76ers
Thaddeus Young, PF Shot Chart 34 MIN | 4-13 FG | 3-3 FT | 5 REB | 4 AST | 2 STL | 0 BLK | 4 TO | 11 PTS | -21It was a rough night for Thad. He struggled to get going thanks to stout defense from Cody Zeller, who was making his first career start.

Henry Sims, C Shot Chart 31 MIN | 5-13 FG | 5-7 FT | 6 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 15

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Mar 31 2014

Sixers Fade Late in Fourth, Fall to Hawks

Philadelphia 76ers 95 FinalRecap | Box Score 103 Atlanta Hawks
Thaddeus Young, PF 36 MIN | 7-10 FG | 4-4 FT | 3 REB | 4 AST | 4 STL | 3 BLK | 3 TO | 23 PTS | -11Thad expanded his game to the 3-point line where he shot a Kyle Korver-like 5-6 from deep. He looked a little tired as the game wore on, and led the team with 36 mins. Had a real bad turnover in the final 30 seconds of the game that all but sealed the Sixers’ fate.

Henry Sims, C 27

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Mar 27 2014

Sixers On the Wrong Side of History

Philadelphia 76ers 98 Final

Recap | Box Score

120 Houston Rockets
Thaddeus Young, PF Shot Chart 33 MIN | 6-16 FG | 1-2 FT | 9 REB | 0 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 6 TO | 15 PTS | -29Young and Anderson accounted for the first 17 points of the game. It was that kind of night for the Sixers.

Henry Sims, C Shot Chart 26 MIN | 6-11 FG | 6-8 FT | 6 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 18 PTS | -12Sims doesn’t

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Mar 19 2014

Sixers Fall to Bulls, Losing Streak Hits 22

Chicago Bulls 102 Final

Recap | Box Score

94 Philadelphia 76ers
Thaddeus Young, PF Shot Chart 38 MIN | 10-19 FG | 0-0 FT | 4 REB | 2 AST | 4 STL | 0 BLK | 2 TO | 24 PTS | -13Thad extended his offense, hitting 4-7 from deep. He also led the Sixers with 24 points, and four steals. In his last three games, Young is shooting 60% from 3-point range (12-20).

Henry Sims, C Shot Chart 24 MIN | 2-9 FG | 0-1 FT | 5 REB | 1 AST | 1 STL | 0

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Mar 17 2014

Sixers Turn 21 on St. Patty’s Day

Philadelphia 76ers 90 Final

Recap | Box Score

99 Indiana Pacers
Thaddeus Young, PF Shot Chart 40 MIN | 9-19 FG | 1-3 FT | 5 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 2 BLK | 3 TO | 23 PTS | -1With David West and Roy Hibbert clogging the paint, Thad found some space at the three point line. He was solid from deep, finishing 4-8 from distance. When Thad is hitting from the outside, he opens up driving lanes for Tony Wroten and MCW.

Henry Sims, C Shot Chart 27 MIN | 3-10 FG | 3-4

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