The Sixers drafted St. John's freshman forward Maurice Moe Harkless with the 15th pick in Thursday nights NBA Draft (see story).
Hosting six big men projected to go in the first round five days before the NBA draft isn't any guarantee of what the Sixers' will do next Thursday night, but it points in a rather obviou
Imagine losing a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference semifinals and waking up thinking: Where do we go from here? And how do we get there?
The message was clear: a pat on the back after a loss would be received about as well as a hard kick to the gut.
It was a crucial stretch. The Sixers were still standing, but only barely. You got the sense that one good push might topple them which is exactly what happened.