Philly Pressbox Trivia – PHILADELPHIA 76ERS

In Philadelphia 76ers, Trivia on June 11, 2013 at 8:27 am

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The 1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers were considered by many to be the greatest team of all time for many years. Their record was 68-13, went 28-2 at home, and at one point they were 46-2. The team had 5 players with local ties, 2 played at Overbrook High School, 1 of those 2 played at Villanova along with one of his teammates. Another member of the team was a St Joe Hawk and yet another played at Penn State. Can you name these 5 players?



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  1. Matt Guokas ST JOE, Wali Jones& Bill Melch villanova, Bob Weiss Penn ST,Wilt Chamberlain& WALI jONES PLAYED FOR OVERBROOKE

  2. The answer is……… Wilt Chamberlain and Wali Jones played at Overbrook High School. Jones also played at Villanova with teammate Bill Melchionni. Matt Goukas played at St Joe and Bob Weiss was a Penn State Nittany Lion. Weiss is the least known of the group. He was a 3rd round pick of the 76ers in 1965 NBA Draft. He played for 6 NBA teams in his 12 year career. He has also spent many years as an NBA assistenat coach and head coach.

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