Fresh off of being named NBA player of the week, A.I. led the Sixers past the Knicks at the Wachovia Center 106-105. Allen had 38 points and Marc Jackson came up big off the bench throwing in 22. After scoring 60 on Saturday, Iverson went off in the first half tonight for 31, but only had 7 points in the second half.
The Sixers were up big early, but squandered the lead to the Knicks with about 2 minutes left. The final two minutes was a back and forth battle. Down one, with 4 seconds left, A.I. got double teamed and found an open Marc Jackson for the game winning layup. Nazr Mohammed got an open look with less than a second left but choked by missing a would be game winner.
The Sixers have reached .500 for the season and are atop the Atlantic Division. A.I. had some funny post game quotes, perhaps I will post them later if I search for them.
LeBron James to the Sixers. It would take a miracle, right?
Sure, but one MVP is in on the push for the four-time MVP landing in Philly.
Enter Mike Trout.
The Angels' star outfielder, a two-time AL MVP and native of Millville, New Jersey, took to Twitter on Thursday to make a quick pitch for the King. Trout, a well-known fan of Philadelphia sports teams, responded to a 94WIP tweet about reporter Howard Eskin shooting down the LeBron James chatter.
First, it was Ben Simmons tweeting James. That's really how all the buzz started and now the idea is taking on a mind of its own. Clearly, it's being talked about. And what Sixers fan wouldn't want a player like James putting "The Process" into hyperdrive?
And hey, once James comes to Philly, he can then return the favor: bringing Trout to the Phillies.
We can dream, right?
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