It was time to honor a Philadelphia legend.
Friday night on the court in Philly it about Tobias Harris joining the Sixers starting lineup — and the fun that is Boban Marjanovic coming off the bench to the delight of fans.
Off the court, and in the rafters, the Sixers paid tribute to the late Moses Malone. The three-time NBA MVP was honored a sculpture at the team’s practice facility a jersey retirement ceremony at halftime of the game.
Malone is a Philadelphia 76ers icon. The Hall of Famer and 13-time All-Star led the 1983 Sixers through the playoffs and to a sweep of the Showtime Lakers for a title. The last time the 76ers won a championship.
Malone passed away in 2015 but he is not forgotten.
The new-look Sixers on the court went on to beat a good Nuggets team 117-110.