Allen Iverson shoe shops in Philly, remembers getting his electricity cut off to buy Nikes

Allen Iverson may have a lifetime sponsorship deal from Reebok, but the Sixers legend’s very first hot kicks were a pair of oversize Nike Air Revolutions. He remembers them because his mom gave up something important for Iverson to have them: Electricity.→ Allen Iverson may have a lifetime sponsorship deal from Reebok, but the Sixers …

SIXERS’ DRAFT HAUL AND SUDDEN RISE SHOCKS EVEN EX-INKY WRITER DAVID ALDRIDGE, NOW WITH TNT!

What Sixers fans are not is stupid. Which is why they stayed away in droves while the Sixers put a G League product on the floor all those years. You are entitled to your opinion on the impact of “The Process.” You aren’t entitled to your own facts. This is not about Sam Hinkie, a …

HOW DR. NICK DINUBILE BECAME A FOUNDING FATHER OF PHILLY SPORTS MEDICINE!

By Theodore N. Beitchman On the face of it, the Sixers and Pennsylvania Ballet don’t seem to have much in common. Sure, they both personify physicality, and appeal to audiences who appreciate movement, grace and athleticism. But the folks who are attracted to ballet are quite different than the typical NBA fan. As different as …

FREE AGENCY STARTS SATURDAY! SIXERS ARE $46.4M UNDER THE CAP!

Team Starting Cap Space Maximum Cap Space Projected Cap Space Fully Guar. Contracts Partial/ Non- Guar. Contracts Pot. Free Agents ATL  $(31,487,469)  $33,043,937  $(31,487,469) 6 2 6 BOS  $(17,968,901)  $36,187,999  $19,405,988 7 3 5 BKN  $20,149,463  $35,613,909  $26,005,923 8 4 2 CHA  $(14,556,118)  $(2,588,308)  $(13,426,118) 9 1 3 CHI  $(17,657,617)  $53,303,896  $15,991,094 7 2 6 …

GOOD TO GROH! EAGLES’ ALSHON JEFFERY AND WR COACH REUNITED!

By Mary Cunningham New Eagles receivers coach Mike Groh has reunited with Alshon Jeffery. Groh was Jeffery’s position coach with the Bears from 2013-15 and Jeffery turned in his two best NFL seasons in the first two years of Groh’s tenure in Chicago. During a recent discussion of Jeffery’s work this offseason, Groh said that the …

WTF! STEROIDS CREEPING BACK INTO MLB! THIS MIGHT BE GOOD NEWS!

Baseball is on a record pace for home runs in a season (2,883 entering yesterday’s games). Despite the testing and increased awareness about the perils of PEDs, too much has happened since 1998 for us to believe this is clean. Sports would be wise to consider permitting limited performance-enhancing drug use administered by a physician: …

SIXERS JOJO AND DARIO LOSE TO BROGDON FOR ROOKIE OF THE YEAR!

By Mary Cunningham Well, neither the Sixers’ Dario Saric nor Joel Embiid won the NBA’s rookie of the year award last night. That went to the Milwaukee Bucks’ Malcolm Brogdon. But at least Saric was a unanimous selection to the all-rookie team, which featured a record four players from outside the United States. Brogdon, also …