Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Sixers hoping for some Flyers' luck

The Sixers are hoping for a little of the good fortune that the Flyers have had this spring.

Sixers hoping for some Flyers' luck

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The Sixers are hoping for a little of the good fortune that the Flyers have had this spring.

Among the good luck items making the trip to Secaucus for tonight's NBA draft lottery is a stick used by Flyers defenseman Lukas Krajicek during the Flyers' amazing Game 7 victory over Boston on Friday night.

Jrue Holliday, who will represent the Sixers on the podium tonight, also will have a bracelet from a young Sixers fan named Reg Burke, who won a contest for good luck charms on the team Web site. Burke gave the bracelet to Holiday this morning before the Sixers' contingent headed to Jersey.

The Sixers sit in the sixth position and have a 5.3 percent chance of getting the No. 1 pick. The Sixers can select in any of the top three spots, and anywhere from No. 6 to No. 9.

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Bob Cooney has been at the Daily News for more than 20 years, working in the sports department for the past 15. This is his third season on the Sixers beat. He has covered just about everything, but mostly college basketball, where he was the La Salle beat writer for six seasons. E-mail Bob at cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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