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08-12-2013, 05:56 AM
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Originally Posted by GentlemanOfLeisure View Post
In 1985 Eagles owner Leonard Tows was about to move the team to Phoenix. THE EAGLES. Not some 2nd team in town baseball clue 70 years ago and not a basketball team with Wilt Chamberlain in his prime, but the beloved NFL team that people in the city largely ignored till Buddy Ryan came along.
The key fact to this post is that the team wasn't moved. It would be pretty shocking and unlikely if the 76ers moved. I'd never say never, but I can't imagine the fourth or fifth biggest media market in the country not having a basketball team, especially a media market that is so sports-driven.

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