Broad Street Baller went ballistic with the hugging, tearful, hysterically high-fiving hordes of happy fans at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday after a 79-78 nail-biter over the Chicago Bulls sent the Sixers into the second round of the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2003.
HEAVENLY MOM: No one but no one was happier than Lamont “Monty G” Anderson of South Philadelphia — 380 pounds of pure Sixers love, down from 467 after trainer Kimberly Garrison got him to abuse the machines at the 12th Street Gym.
“We did it!” Anderson screamed with what was left of his once-magnificent voice. “And now we’re going to do it! Get out of here! Run around Broad Street! Blow horns all the way! That’s how we’re going to do!”