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Why ex-Sixers president Pat Croce returned to Philadelphia for his first playoff game in 20 years

PHILADELPHIA – The last time former Sixers president Pat Croce went to a playoff basketball game, it was watching the Allen Iverson-led team faced off against Shaquille O’Neal, Kobe Bryant, and the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5. After a 20-year drought, Croce reappeared at the Wells Fargo Center, ringing the symbolic Liberty Bell before Wednesday’s Game 2 matchup against the Washington Wizards, an eventual 120-95 win by the Sixers. The 11,160 people inside the Wells Fargo Center remembered Croce, and let gave the popular executive a loud standing ovation.

Pat Croce, Cancer, Inspiration - They go together.

Guests during this week's ACS HEALED Gathering include Rick and Jamil Rivers and Natasha Coleman. Rick is a Colon and Kidney cancer survivor and Jamil is a Stage 4 Breast cancer survivor. They share their inspiring stories and messages of resilience with the HEALED Community. Natasha Coleman is a proven...
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Pat Croce rings the bell ahead of 76ers' Game 2

PHILADELPHIA — No matter where he goes, Pat Croce can’t get away from the 76ers. “Everyone still associates me with the Sixers,” Croce said Wednesday. “It doesn’t matter what else I’ve done on the planet. I’m the former president of the 76ers.”. In many ways, Wednesday was a homecoming for...


Pat Croce says he will ring the bell at the Wells Fargo Center before Game 2 of Wizards at Sixers, which tips off Wednesday night at 7pm. Croce had surgery for T cell lymphoma in November of 2020, from which he has recovered and has helped raise $1.7 million for the American Cancer Society, according to an interview he did with 6ABC in April.

Pat Croce Is Back For The Playoffs

On Wednesday night a popular figure in Philly sports makes his return. Pat Croce, the former team president from 1996 until 2001 will be back to ring the bell for the Sixers before they take on the Wizards in game 2 of their first round playoff series. For millenial Sixers...