The Philadelphia 76ers continue to defy the Las Vegas oddsmakers and have extended their National Basketball Association record to 3-0 with a 107-104 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Point guard John Wall, the No. 1 pick by the Washington Wizards in the National Basketball Association draft, was among five University of Kentucky players taken in the first round to set a record.
The Philadelphia 76ers charged back from an 18-point deficit to defeat the Boston Celtics 92-83 and even their National Basketball Association second-round playoff series to two games each.
David Falk, one of the most powerful men in basketball as Michael Jordan’s agent, said superstar players and their representatives have been “irresponsibly apathetic” and deserve blame for their union’s current troubles.
The New York Knicks won their fourth straight game and snapped a six-game unbeaten run for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Boos rang out around Madison Square Garden as the New York Knicks lost their fifth straight game, 106-94 at home against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Rod Thorn was named the president of the Philadelphia 76ers, the same position he held with the New Jersey Nets before stepping down in June.
"The primary reason you see changes in the count is scheduling, so operators who have wells throughout different plays are moving rigs as they change targets."
- Evan Turner on Aug 22, 2014