Philadelphia 76′ers Culture Change Q & A’s: Julius Erving, Doug Collins, Lawrence Frank, Joshua Harris and Adam AronPosted in Blogroll on January 9th, 2012 by Michael Tillery
With Philly legendary columnist Stan Hochman in background, I listened intently to Doc
The Philadelphia 76′ers have won 4 straight early and sit at 5-2. 16 of the next 20 games are in front of the Wells Fargo Center crowd, so it’s not unrealistic to assume Philly will have one of the best records in the league after this stretch. Read that again. No one wants to get ahead of themselves, but the team is playing well. Andrew Toney returning to a Philadelphia arena for the first time in almost 30 was something I spoke about with Sixers ownership and Julius Erving. Ron Glover and I were shocked when Andrew was introduced. Ron had a feeling this would happen (I was pessimistic but had Christmas eyes when Ron mentioned the possibility) and right before the shocking appearance, I turned to Ron and said the Wells Fargo Center felt like the Spectrum. Culture change questions were also posed to Doug Collins and new Pistons coach Lawrence Frank chimed in about the Sixers home opener and also about former Net, the aforementioned Dr. J.