Gordon Jones is the sports columnist for the Morning Call in
Allentown, Pennsylvania. He lives in Lititz, Pennsylvania.
Pat Williams , senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic, is the author of 80 books. The general manager of the '76ers from 1974 to 1986, he previously held front-office positions with the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks, as well as
Major League Baseball's Philadelphia Phillies and Minnesota Twins. He and his wife, Ruth, are the parents of nineteen children, fourteen of them adopted from four foreign countries. Pat Williams resides in Winter Park, Florida.
Billy Cunningham is a '76er through and through. The former NBA player and coach was drafted fifth overall by Philadelphia in 1965. Except for a two-year stint with the Carolina Cougers of the ABA, Cunningham remained with the '76ers for his entire career. He served as a '76ers coach from 1977 to 1985, and helped lead the team to their third National championship in 1983