76ers' Dalembert returns from ...
Dalembert returns from trip to...
Trail Blazers 98, 76ers 90...
Trail Blazers-76ers, Box...
Blazers' Roy leaves with hamst...
Kings G Evans letting reps dea...
Wolves' Love, Thunder's Collis...
Trail Blazers' Miller says Six...
NBA Roundup: Friday's action...
ROSTER REPORT 2010-01-20...
Sixers to sign Donyell Marshal...
Sixers sign Donyell Marshall...
Sixers hire Jeff Ruland as ass...
Web viewing of NBA games may s...
Jason Smith medical update...
Steve
Steve
Steve
Steve
Steve
Steve
Steve
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
 
 
Add to Google
Add to My Yahoo!
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Windows Live
News » Philadelphia 76ers Notes, Quotes 2009-10-28


Philadelphia 76ers Notes, Quotes 2009-10-28


Philadelphia 76ers Notes, Quotes 2009-10-28--While Eddie Jordan calls F Elton Brand "our horse" for his ability to score, Jordan was hoping Brand would involve his teammates more in the Princeton offense by the start of the regular season.

"It's just a matter of him fitting into the offense and being patient," Jordan said. "I don't mind him being overly aggressive now. I want him to feel good and find his way. Eventually, he's going to have to look at the whole picture and say, 'How can I help my teammates?' He does it defensively. He has to do it offensively."

--Rookie first-round pick Jrue Holiday was the only healthy Sixer who didn't play in the Oct. 14 preseason win over the Knicks. Jordan said he didn't want to throw Holiday in for a few second-half minutes against veteran New York guards Chris Duhon and Nate Robinson.

"I felt bad about not playing him, but that's life in the NBA," Jordan said. "He understands."

MAIN REASON SIXERS CAN WIN: The Sixers excel at the up-tempo style and Eddie Jordan's Princeton offense, allowing Andre Iguodala, Elton Brand and Thaddeus Young to flourish.

MAIN REASON SIXERS CAN LOSE: First-time starter Lou Williams and big man Samuel Dalembert are unable to provide the Sixers with high-quality play, injuries limit Brand for the third consecutive season and the players don't believe in the Princeton offense.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "He's trying to get himself going and prove that he's worthy of everything that's been put upon him -- (increased) leadership, the ($80 million) contract. It's going to come." -- Coach Eddie Jordan, on Elton Brand, who missed all but 29 games in his first season as a Sixer due to injury.


Play Basketball Hot Streak and win prizes!

Author: Fox Sports
Author's Website: http://www.foxsports.com
Added: October 28, 2009

 

 
Copyright © SixersDaily.com, Inc. All rights reserved 2018.