Maurice Cheeks

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Cavs Edge Sixers Behind King James

West hits key threes late, Iguodala doesn't; Philly returns to .500

(Newser) - Philadelphia forward Andre Iguodala's would-be equalizer clanked off the rim at the buzzer, sealing a late comeback for Cleveland, 91-88, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. LeBron James rebounded from a poor performance in Detroit with 26 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists, and point guard Delonte West had two clutch three-pointers,... More »

Knicks Hear 'Fire Isiah' in Road Blowout

Sixers trounce them by 40 in Philly, after Cheeks gets contract extension

(Newser) - Philadelphia coach Maurice Cheeks received a one-year contract extension, then a commanding 124-84 victory over defense-averse New York. The 76ers started hot and didn't look back, leading 37-17 after the first quarter and 100-54 near the end of the third. Their 14 first-half steals were a franchise record. More »

Sixers Surge Late, Stun Wizards

17-0 run in the fourth quarter sends Washington to fourth straight loss

(Newser) - After a sluggish three quarters, the 76ers put together a 17-0 fourth-quarter rally to put away the Wizards, 101-96. The night before, Philly had frittered away a 20-point lead in Atlanta; back home, the shoe was on the other foot. (Although not literally; Sixers coach Maurice Cheeks continued to nurse... More »

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