Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/19/14
PHILADELPHIA – Andre Iguodala had the oddest of nights in his first game against his former team Wednesday night. He was booed, and he was accorded a standing ovation. Most significant of all was the 84-75 loss the Philadelphia 76ers hung on Iguodala and the Denver Nuggets, in both teams' season opener Wednesday night. Spencer Hawes had 16 points and 12 rebounds off the bench for the Sixers, and keyed a late-game flurry that had the fans chanting his name. Jrue Holiday had 14 points and 11 assists for Philadelphia, which was without center Andrew Bynum, acquired from the Lakers in the same deal that sent Iguodala to Denver. Ty Lawson led Denver with 16 points. Iguodala, sent to the Nuggets over the summer in a four-team trade after eight years with the Sixers, finished with 11 points on 5-for-13 shooting. He had four rebounds and four assists. He was given a mixed ovation when he was introduced, and booed each time he handled the ball, especially in the early stages of the ga...
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