The Morning Sports Page
The Sixers make it five in a row, the Flyers skate tonight, a city six match-up and more in the Morning Sports Page!
Give me Five: Andre Iguodala’s 20-point, nine-rebound, and five-assist effort help lead the Sixers to their fifth straight win, beating the Indiana Pacers 96-86 to improve to 6-2 on the season. The Sixers started a brutal stretch of games where they will play five games in six days this week, including three in a row, continuing tonight against the Sacramento Kings.
Lavy Faces His Old Team: Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette returns to Carolina to continue a four-game road trip tonight. The Flyers with 52 points have dominated the recent series with Carolina, having won two of three meetings this season, including a 5-3 road victory on Nov. 14. The Flyers are 17-3-3 against the Hurricanes — 9-1-1 in Carolina — since the start of the 2006-07 season.
Madson Still on Radar?: ESPN.com Sr. Baseball writer Jayson Stark joined Mike Gill on the Sports Bash to talk about the Hall of Fame and the Phillies off-season.
City Six in Action: Old rivals LaSalle and Penn meet tonight at the Palestra, the Quakers are coming off a five point win over Lafayette, while the Explorers are are looking for their sixth straight win before they get back in to A-10 play.