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Sixers should own Philadelphia right now

Philly.com Sports: With the Eagles and Phillies struggling and the Flyers locked out, the Philadelphia 76ers could own the city right now, but fate has different plans.

Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

For the first time in the era AI - After Iverson - the Sixers have a chance to recapture the city.

Alas, fate seems to be doing its best to sabotage the Sixers' moment.

Their two best players are hurt.

The team won't be home for weeks.

The Sixers will fill this vacuum created by the failure or dormancy of the other teams. It will take some doing to keep from filling it with further disappointment.

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