Hype Post: Danny Ainge Says He Feared Andrew Toney More Than Michael Jordan

Hype Post: Danny Ainge Says He Feared Andrew Toney More Than Michael Jordan

The Sixers marketing department has done their utmost to bill this series as the continuation of a feud going all the way back to the Wilt and Russell years.  "The classic rivalry continues," they've written on the JumboTron and elsewhere around Wells Fargo Center.
Well, for the Sixers fans, there's no more enjoyable piece of that classic rivalry than the play of the "Boston Strangler," Andrew Toney.
While sifting through some videos this morning to get you maniacs properly unhinged for later this evening (if only this were a home game), Rev came across this NBA Vintage package on Toney's career.
Should you be so inclined, feel free to watch all five parts. But if you're looking for some choice quotes about Andrew and his career against the Celtics, start at the 7:40 mark of Part 1 and play through until 1:20 into Part 2.
We'll let former Celtics guard and current Boston general manager Danny Ainge take it from here:

Delaware avenges 36-point loss with upset of Northeastern

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Delaware avenges 36-point loss with upset of Northeastern

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NEWARK, Del. -- Freshman Ryan Daly scored 27 points and Delaware avenged its worst loss of the season, upsetting Northeastern 69-62 on Thursday night for the Blue Hens' first Colonial Athletic Association win of the season.

Cazmon Hayes added 13 points and Eric Carter 11 for Delaware (8-12, 1-6), which snapped a six-game losing streak that had included a 36-point loss, 90-54, to the Huskies on Jan. 5.

T.J. Williams scored 28 points, the only Huskies player to reach double figures. Northeastern (12-7, 5-2) lost its second straight after an eight-game winning streak.

Three-pointers by Devonne Pinkard and Daly gave Delaware the lead for good at 46-41 with 11 minutes left. A 14-2 run with eight points each from Carter and Daly made it a 12-point lead with two minutes to go.

Delaware made 17 of 22 free throws to 7 of 14 for Northeastern.

Drexel drops to 1-5 in CAA with loss to Elon

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Drexel drops to 1-5 in CAA with loss to Elon

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ELON, N.C. -- Tyler Seibring scored a career-high 25 points with seven rebounds and six assists, Steven Santa Ana added 22 points and Elon beat Drexel 93-73 on Thursday night.

Seibring scored 20-plus for the third time this season, hitting 4 of 6 from distance, and Elon led from start to finish. It was Santa Ana's sixth career 20-plus game in just his sophomore season.

The Phoenix hit double-digit 3-pointers (10) for the 10th time this season.

Dainan Swoope scored 16 points, Brian Dawkins 13 and Dmitri Thompson 12 for Elon (11-9, 3-4 Colonial Athletic Association), which hit 25 of 28 free-throw attempts -- including 17 of 18 in the second half.

Elon scored the first nine points of the game and had a 10-point lead at halftime.

Kurk Lee and John Moran each scored 15 points for Drexel (7-12, 1-5). Miles Overton added 13 points and Sammy Mojica 10.