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Jack McCaffery is the lead sports columnist for the Daily Times and He has spent several decades covering everything from the Phillies, Eagles, Flyers and Sixers, to college hoops, to high school sports in Delco.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Soon, Sixers can have stage to themselves

The Eagles will play their last home game next weekend. The Phillies will play their next one in April. The Flyers may never play one again.

That leaves ....

“I don't want to talk about it,” said Adam Aaron, their CEO. “I wouldn't have wanted the Flyers talking about us during their lockout.”

Either way, the Sixers are about to enjoy a rare chance to command the sports attention in Philadelphia. Either way, their basketball is going to have to do the talking, eventually.

The Sixers were entertaining in a  96-89 loss to the Bulls Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center --- entertaining, then sloppy at the end, when it mattered.

“It was disappointing, to say the least,” Doug Collins said. “But we have to keep growing.”
If they do, they could take advantage of the opportunity.
If not ...
Check out my column on the subject in the Daily Times Thursday and, as always, on


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