Are You Planning To Catch A Sixers Playoff Game?

In case you missed it, the Philadelphia 76ers made the NBA playoffs again this season. Sure, we know the Flyers are making a run toward the Stanley Cup Finals and the Phillies season just started. But after a season of ups and downs, the Sixers once again advanced to pro basketball's biggest stage. As the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, the Sixers are facing the stalwart Chicago Bulls, who finished the season with the NBA's best overall record.

One game's already in the books: Saturday's 103-91 loss at Chicago, a game marred by an injury to Bulls superstar Derrick Rose. There'll be one more game in Chicago before the series heads to Philadelphia and the Wells Fargo Center. Game Three will take place Friday, May 4th at 8 p.m.; Game Four, on Sunday, May 6th at 1 p.m.

Never been to an NBA Playoff game? The energy's much more intense than regular season games, and this is a great chance to cheer on the hometown Sixers while seeing another one of the league's best teams, up close and in person.

Located in the South Philadelphia Sports Complex, the Wells Fargo Center is easily accessible from many Philadelphia neighborhoods. The Sports Complex offers ample parking and even boasts its own SEPTA station, the AT&T Station. Located at the end of the Broad Street Line, the Wells Fargo Center is accessible from an array of Philadelphia neighborhoods. Whether you rent an apartment in Fishtown, Fairmount, Queen Village, or University City, it's easy and convenient to get to a Sixers basketball game.

Great tickets are still available, so check the Philadelphia 76ers website for details. Go Sixers!

Have You Been To A Sixers Game Yet This Season?

We know, we know: they're not the Phillies, Eagles, or Flyers. But the Philadelphia 76ers somewhat quietly have been having one of the best seasons in recent team history. The Sixers currently lead the NBA's Atlantic Division, having a better record than their more celebrated division rival, the New York Knicks. Sure, Linsanity seemed like the biggest surprise story of the NBA season. But the 76ers's continued development might be an even bigger and — for Philadelphians — better surprise.

Of course, it's not a complete surprise. With the same coaching staff and a very similar roster, the 76ers challenged the superstar-heavy Miami Heat in last season's playoffs. And without any true superstars of their own, the Sixers have continued to play an efficient and unselfish style of basketball this season. Players like Andre Iguodala, Jrue Holiday, Lou Williams, and Evan Turner have helped turn the team into a quiet juggernaut. The 76ers are near the top of the league standings in point differential (a measure of how many more points the team scores than its opponents) and defensive efficiency, a measure of how few points the Sixers give up on defense. Read that as: they're good. Really good.

If you haven't yet seen the Sixers in person, you're in luck. The NBA season still has six weeks to go and the Philadelphia 76ers have remaining home games against teams like the Knicks, Celtics, Hawks, and Magic. The team frequently offers specials on tickets, like $59 Club Level seats. You can check the Sixers website for details on tickets and upcoming games.

Getting to the Wells Fargo Center is a simple journey, whether you live in Fishtown, East Falls, Queen Village, or Spruce Hill. A quick trek down SEPTA's Broad Street Line to AT&T Station takes you right to the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. Did we mention that concessions include Crabby Fries? Go already!

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