Forget the fact that the Sixers are 5-16 and sitting in next-to-last place in the Eastern Conference (with only the lowly New Jersey Nets behind them). Forget the fact that they lost their 10th straight game Monday, 93-83, to the Denver Nuggets. It is very rare that you can say this in sports, but winning is not the most important thing. Not tonight at least.
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It’s all about Allen Iverson. It’s all about getting one last chance to see the man who gave fans so many great memories in his decade as a Sixer suit up for the hometown team once again.
I was one of the 20,664 people who attended this game, the first sellout the Wachovia Center has seen for a Sixers game in a long time. It was a surreal night that brought back so many memories. Continue reading