The Day Before the Spectrum Became a Dream

March 13th, 2009. The Sixers close the Spectrum down with a 104-101 win against the young Bulls.

Memorable evening.

Doc, Moses, Bobby Jones, Franklin Edwards, Clemon Johnson, Earl Cureton, Wally Jones, Mark Ivaroni–they all were there. I wrote it. I wrote it long. I wanted to thoroughly document the moment like no one could. Rock the piece on SLAM by clicking on the Spectrum pic.

5 Responses to “The Day Before the Spectrum Became a Dream”

  1. Mizzo says:

    I thought ya’ll were gonna tear this up. There’s a lot of history and passion in this piece.

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