In the end, the scene looked straight out of an ultimate Broadway encore. One and two owners on the stage turned into seven, eight, nine, all single file and holding enough personalized 76ers jerseys to fill a few racks at the merchandise store.
After watching Carmelo Anthony host some of the game's biggest names for a glitzy summer-league game in his hometown, Phoenix Suns forward and Philadelphia native Hakim Warrick is trying to arrange a Philly-versus-Baltimore showdown.
Looking at the teams with the best salary cap situations, regardless of any potential lockout-induced changes, heading into the 2011 offseason. The Kings, Nets and Clippers are among those with money to spend.
Nets general manager Billy King believes his team will be able to sign All-Star point guard Deron Williams to a long-term extension once the NBA and its players reach a new collective bargaining agreement.