Found January 10, 2012 on The Sports Wiz:
The crack in the Liberty Bell seems just a tiny bit smaller. The NBA is relevant again in Philadelphia. The Sixers (6-2) are off to a fast start, the best since they reeled off an effortless ten in a row to start the 2000-01 season. All Sixer fans remember that year. I was in High School watching Eric Snow running the point, Allen Iverson running the show, and Dikembe Mutombo growling in his deep octave with every block and finger wag. That was the year they got to the Finals, the season they won the first game against the Lakers who were previously unbeaten in the playoffs. Sadly, they went on to lose the next four in a row and the series. Shaquille O’neal dominated the paint, while Kobe etched his status in stone as Kobe, the Black Mamba, the Assassin, and the superstar. The Sixers reached the Finals despite of the supporting cast. The current team is starting hot because of it. Five players are averaging over 12 points a contest. The teams leading scorer is Lou Wi...
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