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Philadelphia 76ers to Hold Training Camp at Saint Joseph's
Closed practices will run from September 29 through October 3
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers will hold their 2009 Training Camp at Saint Joseph's, beginning on Tuesday, September 29.
The closed practices will be held at the Hawks' Practice Facility from September 29 to October 3.
The Sixers enter 2009-10 under the direction of first-year head coach Eddie Jordan. Former Hawk standout and head coach Jim Lynam is on Jordan's staff and now in his fourth year.
Saint Joseph's and the Sixers have been partners in the past as the NBA team held its daily practices in Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse until 1997-98.
Jameer Nelson Named to Sporting News' All-Decade Team
ST. LOUIS, MO. - Former Saint Joseph's star Jameer Nelson has been named to the All-Decade Team as named by the Sporting News in this week's issue.
Nelson, the 2004 Consensus National Player of the Year, was one of the guards named on the All-Decade First Team along with Jason Williams of Duke. The forwards were Kevin Durant of Texas and Joakim Noah of Florida, and Tyler Hansborough of North Carolina is the center.
The All-Decade Second Team consisted of guards Stephen Curry (Davidson) and Dwyane Wade (Marquette); forwards Shane Battier (Duke) and Blake Griffin (Oklahoma State); and center Emeka Okafor (Connecticut).
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