The Sixers’ new owners started this season with gimmicks like slashed ticket prices, crazy pregame introductions, and videos loaded with nostalgia from the glory days. But these extras only go so far for providing memorable moments for the fans who fill the seats and live in South Philadelphia.
Teams have to WIN to keep a city interested, especially in Philadelphia!
The 76ers are one victory against the Chicago Bulls away from the franchise’s biggest win in nine years.
If the Sixers beat the top-seeded Bulls on Thursday night, they will truly have a milestone worth celebrating. The Philadelphia team is trying to become the fifth No. 8 seed to win a first-round series against a No. 1 seed.
”This is what we fought all season for,” forward Elton Brand said. ”To be on our home court, in front of our fans with a closeout game.”