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Old 04-19-2009, 05:49 PM   #1
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Old 04-19-2009, 05:53 PM   #2
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Wow, I didn't realize we were that low.
It doesn't mean we're bad fans
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Old 04-19-2009, 05:54 PM   #3
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Next year they'll have the most because Iverson is coming back
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Old 04-19-2009, 05:54 PM   #4
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If I lived in Philly Id go to games!!

Scratch that, if I lived anywhere with a NBA team, Id go to the games.
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Old 04-19-2009, 05:56 PM   #5
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If I lived in Philly Id go to games!!

Scratch that, if I lived anywhere with a NBA team, Id go to the games.
Agreed. I wish we could get a team.
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Old 04-19-2009, 05:56 PM   #6
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Wow, I didn't realize we were that low.
It doesn't mean we're bad fans

Never insinuated that


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If I lived in Philly Id go to games!!

Scratch that, if I lived anywhere with a NBA team, Id go to the games.

There we go.
I fkin live in Europe, do all nighters, or go to bed at 6pm, to get up at 3 am, just to watch a Cavs game, or even a good nba game.
And then you read something like that...makes you go mad
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Old 04-19-2009, 06:01 PM   #7
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Reminds me of their 3 point shooting. Just kidding

It's probably because Allen Iverson left. They've been losing fans ever since that trade. I hope they can come back though, most philly fans are good people.
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Old 04-19-2009, 06:07 PM   #8
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and "the Clippers have no fans."

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Old 04-19-2009, 06:17 PM   #9
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hopefully people of Phili will jump on their bandwagon this postseason
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Old 04-19-2009, 06:39 PM   #10
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No marquee player attracting fans win or lose
Not much success or faith in Sixers franchise last 4-5yrs given numerous reasons.
Bad economy
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Old 04-19-2009, 06:47 PM   #11
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They are all Eagle fans who jump off bridges on a yearly basis after they lose in the playoffs. But than again the Phillies made up for it
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They are all Eagle fans who jump off bridges on a yearly basis after they lose in the playoffs. But than again the Phillies made up for it

I assume you're a NY fan?
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Old 04-19-2009, 07:41 PM   #13
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I assume you're a NY fan?
Yes I know the eagles owned the Giants and the Mets are the phillies *****es
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Old 04-19-2009, 11:06 PM   #14
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If I lived in Philly Id go to games!!

Scratch that, if I lived anywhere with a NBA team, Id go to the games.
Same here. I'd love to be attending NBA games, but I don't live in the US


But overall I agree with GOBB. Philadelphia has been a very mediocre team for the last 7-8 years, not being good enough to contend for more than a 1st round exit, and not being bad enough to land a top draft pick (although the team has had great picks, but none with the hype of a 1~3 pick).

And probably also when Iverson, who was the charisma of the team for a decade, left town many people lost interest.
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