Fresh Prince Will Smith Becomes Part Owner of 76ers

10/19/11 in NBA   |   Murphy24   |   278 respect

As one the NBA’s most storied historical franchises, the Philadelphia 76ers have turned in many disappointing seasons since losing in the 2001 NBA Finals. A group of new owners, however, hopes to turn around the beleaguered Sixers franchise with widespread changes to team strategy and management.

Announced yesterday, the new ownership consortium is headlined by TV, music, and movie star Will Smith. As possibly Philly’s most famous and popular resident, the Fresh Prince ads and energy and excitement to what would have just been another boring franchise transaction. Though a lot of work still has to be done to turn the Sixers into contenders in the East, Smith should invigorate a fanbase that desperately needs it. As of today, though, it has yet to be announced whether Will Smith will bring back “Getting Jiggy With It” and perform a season opening concert at the end of the lockout, a la Jay-Z with the Nets.

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10/20/11   |   Dream_Machine   |   13252 respect



Ahhhhhhhhhhh!

10/20/11   |   derms33   |   17645 respect

West Philly born and raised, ahhh remember when sitcoms were truthful?  haha

10/19/11   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

kobe_lova wrote:
Cause the pic has it stuck in my head. Enjoy:

Now this is the story all about how my life got flipped turned upside down
and I'd like to take a minute
just sit right there
I'll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Bel Air

In west Philadelphia, born and raised
on the playground is where I spend most of my days
chillin' out, maxin', relaxin', all cool and all
shootin' some b-ball outside of the school
when a couple of guys who were up to no good started makin' trouble in my neighborhood

I got in one little fight and my mom got scared
and said, "You're movin' with your auntie and uncle in Bel Air"
I whisteled for a cab and when it came near
the license plate said fresh and it had dice in the mirror
if anything I could say that this cab was rare
but I thought, "NAW FORGET IT YO HOME TO BEL AIR!"

I pulled up to the house about 7 or 8
and I yelled to the cab, "YO HOME SMELL YA LATA!"
I looked at my kingdom I was finally there
to sit on my throne as the prince of Bel Air

You beat me to it.  As soon as I saw he'd be owning part of the Sixers I started reciting the theme.

10/19/11   |   italysqueenie   |   1278 respect

Lol...Sweeeeeet!

10/19/11   |   kobe_lova   |   61881 respect

Cause the pic has it stuck in my head. Enjoy:

Now this is the story all about how my life got flipped turned upside down
and I'd like to take a minute
just sit right there
I'll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Bel Air

In west Philadelphia, born and raised
on the playground is where I spend most of my days
chillin' out, maxin', relaxin', all cool and all
shootin' some b-ball outside of the school
when a couple of guys who were up to no good started makin' trouble in my neighborhood

I got in one little fight and my mom got scared
and said, "You're movin' with your auntie and uncle in Bel Air"
I whisteled for a cab and when it came near
the license plate said fresh and it had dice in the mirror
if anything I could say that this cab was rare
but I thought, "NAW FORGET IT YO HOME TO BEL AIR!"

I pulled up to the house about 7 or 8
and I yelled to the cab, "YO HOME SMELL YA LATA!"
I looked at my kingdom I was finally there
to sit on my throne as the prince of Bel Air