In the end, the scene looked straight out of an ultimate Broadway encore. One and two owners on the stage turned into seven, eight, nine, all single file and holding enough personalized 76ers jerseys to fill a few racks at the merchandise store.
A person familiar with the deal says the sale of the Philadelphia 76ers has been approved by the NBA Board of Governors.
For the roughly 1,600 folks who crammed into Trinity University's gym Saturday night, it didn't matter that the NBA lockout is nearly two months old. This night was reserved for the game of basketball — not the business.
Eric Musselman's basketball career has come full circle back to Southern California.
Al Horford never thought he'd spend a month training with the Dominican Republic national team in the middle of Kentucky.
The stakes may not include the Larry O'Brien Trophy, but the upcoming East vs. West matchup for summer league bragging rights is the next best thing for local ballers, and a few NBA stars.
During a normal NBA offseason, young NBA players like Sacramento Kings forward Donte Greene could be found in Las Vegas in July, playing in the NBA summer league.
The Philadelphia 76ers have been sold to New York-based leveraged buyout specialist Joshua Harris, ending Comcast-Spectacor's 15-year run of ownership that included a trip to the NBA finals.
J.J. Hickson's athleticism and potential made him a budding NBA star. His inconsistency made him maddening and expendable.